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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

Allowing/disallowing users from connecting LinkedIn to their account

By default, users may be able to connect their LinkedIn accounts to their work or school account in your organization. This allows ease of access to LinkedIn data for their colleagues and provides a pre-built social network for your organization to utilize. You can manage whether this is a possibility via Azure AD. In this recipe, we'll disable the ability to connect to LinkedIn.

Getting ready

You must be a global administrator to complete the steps in this recipe.

How to do it…

  1. Go to the Azure Active Directory Admin Center at
  2. Click on Azure Active Directory from the left navigation menu and then choose User settings:

    Figure 10.26 – User settings link in the left-hand navigation menu of AAD

  3. Change LinkedIn account connections to No:

    Figure 10.27 – Example showing LinkedIn account connections disabled

  4. Click Save.

How it works...