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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

Configuring spam filter policies

Configure spam filter policies to allow or reject mail sent by specific domains or users, and apply complex logic to incoming mail to ensure spam is handled appropriately. In this recipe, we'll create a spam filter policy that blocks incoming mail from specific domains that we specify.

Getting ready

To complete the steps in this recipe, you should be a global admin, Exchange admin, or have a role that includes the Organization Management or Hygiene Management roles.

How to do it…

  1. Go to the classic Exchange admin center at
  2. Click on Protection in the left-hand navigation menu.
  3. Select spam filter from the top navigation menu:

    Figure 4.40 – The spam filter link in the Exchange admin center

  4. Choose the plus sign (+) to create a new spam filter policy:

    Figure 4.41 – The plus button for adding a new policy

  5. Give the policy a name and description:

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