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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

Providing manager access to a terminated employee's OneDrive

After an employee leaves your organization, their OneDrive is scheduled for deletion. Before it's gone, it's common to provide that employee's manager with access to their OneDrive in case there are business-critical documents or resources there that need to be relocated for others to use. In this recipe, you'll learn how to provide managers with access to their former employees' OneDrive sites.

Getting ready

You must be a global or SharePoint administrator to complete these steps within the SharePoint admin center.

How to do it…

  1. Go to the SharePoint admin center at
  2. Select More features from the left-side navigation menu:

    Figure 6.6 – The More features option in the SharePoint admin center's left-hand navigation menu

  3. Under User profiles, click the Open button:

    Figure 6.7 – The Open button to access the User...