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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

Chapter 10: Configuring and Managing Users in Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD or AAD) provides additional functionality and granularity when it comes to managing users, access restrictions, groups, and licensing. It is included by default at the heart of O365 identity and security. We will look at some of the more popular reasons as to why O365 administrators might find themselves in Azure AD.

This chapter includes the following recipes:

  • Bulk create users in AAD
  • Adding branding to the AAD sign-in page
  • Adding a privacy statement to the AAD sign-in page
  • Installing and connecting to AAD via PowerShell
  • Adding/removing users via PowerShell in AAD
  • Creating an access review report in Azure AD
  • Allowing/disallowing users from connecting LinkedIn to their account
  • Enabling a self-service password reset
  • Using SSO to simplify organization-wide sign-in processes