How to license Office365 via KMS ?

Hi Experts,

I have some questions regarding KMS and Office365.
I like to deploy Office365 to each workstation.
This will be done via IVANTI LANDESK.
The deployed installation of Office365 is successful.

But now come the part with the licensing.
We have an enterprise agreement E3 contract.
I have added the KMS licenses to my KMS server.
But for some reason this is not gonna work.

When I start WORD or EXCEL I get the message to create a user account.
Is this really necessary for each person ?
When I click further on and dont create a user, I have to enter my license.
How to automate it ?

I hope you have some ideas, because I cannot create LIVEIDs for 1000 persons.
Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAsked:
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Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
You might start by specifying which version of Office you have installed. The Pro Plus one that comes as part of Office 365 and uses the click-to-run install method does NOT support KMS. You have to activate it with the username/password of E3 licensed user.

If you have VL version, the steps to use KMS are here:

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Jackie ManIT ManagerCommented:

You need to create the users and their initial passwords at office 365 portal and pass the information to the users. The users will only need to sign on at the apps at their computers and activation will be done automatically.
Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
That helps me a lot.
it means I have to do the connection to Azure AD first.
Right ?
Jackie ManIT ManagerCommented:
it means I have to do the connection to Azure AD first.
Right ?

Yes. If you want to do single sign-on (SSO).

But I have a reservation on Azure AD as it is not easy to config and integrate with your on-premises AD.
Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:

thanks a lot.
We have bought E3 subscription, so I will configure AAD for us.
Then I can check the portal to enable Office365 for the users.

Thanks a lot.
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