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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

Migrating data using the SharePoint Migration Tool

You can use the SharePoint Migration Tool to migrate content from your network or local file shares to OneDrive. In this recipe, we'll do just that, migrating content from a local file to our OneDrive.

Getting ready

  • You must be a global administrator to perform migrations, or at least have appropriate permissions to both source and destination sites.
  • You must download and install the SharePoint Migration Tool at

How to do it…

  1. Launch the SharePoint Migration Tool and sign in to your O365 tenant when prompted.
  2. If you haven't used the tool before, select Start your first migration. Otherwise, choose Start new migration.
  3. Select File Share for this recipe. Note you could also prepare a CSV file to map bulk sources and destinations for bulk migration.
  4. Click Choose folder.
  5. Select a folder and click Next:

    Figure 6.20 – File share location...