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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

Checking the service health status and known issues

Service health lets you know about any current advisories or known incidents involving the apps and services included in your subscription. You're also able to report issues you've noticed from the Service health page. In this recipe, we'll locate Service health.

Getting ready

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

How to do it…

  1. Go to the Microsoft 365 admin center at
  2. Select Show all from the left-hand navigation menu.
  3. Click Health > Service health:

    Figure 13-21 – Service health link on the left-hand navigation menu of the Microsoft 365 admin center

  4. The main table of the page shows each service, with those known to have incidents or advisories at the top. You'll also notice the Report an issue option here:

    Figure 13.22 – Service health statuses and known issues

  5. Across the top, you&apos...