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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

Finding at-risk users

At-risk users are users in your organization that have been flagged for behavior that seems out of the ordinary, mostly when signing in. It could be that the user's credentials have been compromised (showing suspicious activity consistent with such events), or perhaps just a false positive when a user is signing in when traveling. In this recipe, you'll learn how to find users that have been identified as at-risk and learn how to address them.

Getting ready

You need to be a global or security administrator or reader to complete this recipe.

How to do it…

  1. Go to the Microsoft 365 Security admin center at
  2. Select Reports from the left-hand navigation menu and click Users at risk:

    Figure 13.1 – Users at risk link on the Reports page of the Microsoft 365 Security admin center

  3. Select an at-risk user to view more details:

    Figure 13.2 – A selected at-risk user

  4. A Details panel will...