Book Image

Microsoft Office 365 Administration Cookbook

By : Nate Chamberlain
Book Image

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

Designating a site collection as a hub site and associating other site collections with it

Hub sites are the connective tissue between related sites. For example, IT Vault may be a hub site that connects other site collections such as Information Security, Command Center, and End User Support, as you'll see in this recipe. Site collections that are associated with a hub site inherit that hub site's theme and navigation and can roll content (such as news, events, and documents) up to the hub for simple centralized sharing and communication.

A common example may be Human Resources as a hub site that connects its associated sites – Benefits, Payroll, and Talent. The main hub site may be a landing page that represents all its associated site collections, but also has some unique content of its own. For a deeper dive, users could go to the specific site collections associated with the hub.

One of the major benefits of hub sites is that if your organization goes...