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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 7: Configuring the Power Platform

The Power Platform is an industry leader in dynamic data visualization, automation, and app experiences. They work together, and independently, to deliver innovative solutions for nearly any business problem. Power BI delivers dynamic data reporting and dashboarding. Power Automate (formerly Microsoft Flow) delivers robotic process automation and data transformation and movement based on triggers and schedules. Power Apps allows the customization of SharePoint forms and the creation of independent apps and forms.

In this chapter, we'll learn how to administer important settings for each of the Power Platform services, specifically covering the following recipes:

  • Creating a new Power Platform environment
  • Restricting certain connectors in Power Apps and Power Automate from accessing business data
  • Installing an on-premises data gateway
  • Restricting users from installing on-premises data gateways
  • Auditing Power BI...