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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

Reviewing search activity across SharePoint site collections

Search activity reports from SharePoint site collections will help you and your governance team improve the search experience by taking actual user search behaviors into account when creating search enhancements such as bookmarks, promoted results, Q&A results, location results, and so on. In this recipe, we'll find the search activity reports in the SharePoint admin center.

Getting ready

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

How to do it…

  1. Go to the SharePoint Admin Center at
  2. Select More features from the left-hand navigation menu:

    Figure 13.18 – More features link on the left-hand navigation menu of the SharePoint admin center

  3. Under Search, click Open:

    Figure 13.19 – Open button for the Search settings

  4. Click View Usage Reports.
  5. From here, you can utilize several different search reports...