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Microsoft Office 365 Administration Cookbook

By : Nate Chamberlain
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Microsoft Office 365 Administration Cookbook

By: Nate Chamberlain

Overview of this book

Organizations across the world have switched to Office 365 to boost workplace productivity. However, to maximize investment in Office 365, you need to know how to efficiently administer Office 365 solutions. Microsoft Office 365 Administration Cookbook is packed with recipes to guide you through common and not-so-common administrative tasks throughout Office 365. Whether you’re administering a single app such as SharePoint or organization-wide Security & Compliance across Office 365, this cookbook offers a variety of recipes that you’ll want to have to hand. The book begins by covering essential setup and administration tasks. You’ll learn how to manage permissions for users and user groups along with automating routine admin tasks using PowerShell. You’ll then progress through to managing core Office 365 services such as Exchange Online, OneDrive, SharePoint Online, and Azure Active Directory (AD). This book also features recipes that’ll help you to manage newer services such as Microsoft Search, Power Platform, and Microsoft Teams. In the final chapters, you’ll delve into monitoring, reporting, and securing your Office 365 services. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned about managing individual Office 365 services along with monitoring, securing, and optimizing your entire Office 365 deployment efficiently.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Chapter 14: Appendix – Office 365 Subscriptions and Licenses

Viewing and filtering the roadmap

Microsoft 365 Roadmap lets you know what's in development and being released in Office 365 for all subscription types. You can filter the roadmap to identify only the changes and releases relevant to your environment and purchased licenses, then use that news to coordinate change management and communicate with your organization's leaders and users. In this recipe, we will explore the roadmap and learn how to maximize its usage.

Getting ready

The roadmap is publicly available and only requires internet access.

How to do it…

  1. Go to the Microsoft 365 Roadmap site at
  2. Under Filters > Products, select Office 365:

    Figure 1.8 – The Microsoft 365 Roadmap filter pane's Products section

  3. If you know your organization's chosen release phase, select it from under Release Phase to narrow down the results to only those relevant to your schedule:

    Figure 1.9 –...