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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

Restricting users from installing on-premises data gateways

You may wish to prevent users from installing their own on-premises data gateways from a governance standpoint, perhaps to better monitor and manage the environment, or perhaps it is preferable that users learn to use the shared gateway for better availability and consistency. Whatever your reasoning for wishing to make sure users cannot install their own gateways, this recipe will guide you through the necessary steps.

Getting ready

You must be an Azure Active Directory (AD) or Office 365 (O365) global admin or a Power BI service administrator to complete this recipe.

How to do it…

  1. Go to the Power Platform admin center at
  2. Click on Data gateways:

    Figure 7.18 – The Data gateways link in the left-hand navigation menu of the Power Platform admin center

  3. Click Manage gateway installers:

    Figure 7.19 – The Manage gateway installers...