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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

Accessing the standard Microsoft BAA

Your subscription agreement included Microsoft's HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA), but finding it later for your compliance and audit needs can be tricky. In this recipe, you'll locate the BAA.

Getting ready

Most users can access the BAA. There are no prerequisites.

How to do it…

  1. Go to
  2. Click Online Services Terms:

    Figure 11.13 – Online Service Terms in the blurb about supplements

  3. You can find a lot of valuable documentation and information on this screen. Spend some time checking out all that's available. Then scroll down to Hot topics and select HIPAA-BAA:

    Figure 11.14 – HIPAA-BAA link under Hot topics at the bottom of the page

  4. Scroll down to find the available BAA documents. Note the dates for each one:

Figure 11.15 – Available HIPAA documents listed in a table

Before you complete step...