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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

Configuring site collection storage

Site collection storage quotas are less of a consideration in SharePoint Online than SharePoint Server, but there are still cases in which you may wish to limit how much storage space a site collection has. For example, even in SharePoint Online, your license limits how much storage you have available. Currently, an E1, E3, E5, or SharePoint Plan 1 or 2 license gets you 1 terabyte (TB) plus 10 gigabytes (GB) per license purchased. Read more on license-specific storage limits at

Some users who could be considered digital hoarders when subject to a storage limit might be less likely to upload their 100 high-resolution vacation photos. This limit can help encourage better content management and awareness (and hopefully prompt users to reconsider which files are most important to take up space in the site collection). Always...