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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 Teams usage and user activity

As you deploy and administer Teams in your organization, it's helpful to know how to track usage and general user activity data. This insight allows you to gauge adoption and opportunities. In this recipe, we'll locate Teams usage and user activity from the Teams admin center.

Getting ready

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

How to do it…

  1. Go to the Teams admin center at
  2. Select Analytics & reports > Usage reports from the left-hand navigation menu:

    Figure 13.26 – Usage reports link on the left-hand navigation menu of the Microsoft Teams admin center

  3. Select Teams usage or Teams user activity from the Report dropdown and choose a time span the report should cover (the last 7, 30, or 90 days). Then, click Run report:

    Figure 13.27 – Teams usage report options

  4. The Teams usage report shows you specific Teams...