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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

Chapter 6: Administering OneDrive

OneDrive is Office 365 (O365)'s solution for individual users' storage space. While SharePoint is best for team file collaboration, OneDrive provides personal storage and enables productivity on a personal level. In this chapter, we will dive into important settings that enable users to remain productive and creative while still operating within secure boundaries set by administrators. We will manage the default settings and take a look at migrating data from local network locations to OneDrive.

In this chapter, we'll cover the following OneDrive recipes:

  • Enabling the local syncing of files
  • Restricting local syncing to PCs on specific domains
  • Setting up compliance safeguards
  • Providing manager access to a terminated employee's OneDrive
  • Setting the default share link type
  • Configuring external sharing permission levels
  • Restricting sharing to specific domains
  • Adjusting all users' default...