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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 the external sharing of Power BI reports

Your users can share dashboards with specific users outside of your organization (as opposed to the open, anonymous access that the Publish to web option permits). As in the previous recipe, we could limit this ability to a specific security group (or multiple). However, in this recipe, we'll disable the ability altogether.

Getting ready

You must be an O365 global admin or Power BI service administrator to complete the steps in this recipe.

How to do it…

  1. Go to Power BI at
  2. Select the settings wheel | Admin portal:

    Figure 7.26 – The Admin portal link in Power BI

  3. Select Tenant settings from the left-hand menu.
  4. Scroll down to the Export and sharing settings section.
  5. Expand Share content with external users:

    Figure 7.27 – Share content with external users setting enabled with entire organization scope in Power BI

  6. Switch the Enabled toggle button to the off...