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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

Importing data from network locations using Migration Manager

There are at least three tools you can utilize to import data from network locations, and three of them are all conveniently linked from the SharePoint admin center: Migration Manager, SharePoint Migration Tool, and Mover. You utilized the SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) in Chapter 6, Administering OneDrive, so we'll look at Migration Manager in this recipe.

Migration Manager is a more complicated and involved tool compared to SPMT because of the agent configuration. However, Migration Manager is also the best pick for larger, more complicated migrations of file-share content. SPMT, on the other hand, is the ideal pick for migrating specifically SharePoint (2010 or 2013) content and small file shares, but perhaps not the best option suited for large file shares.

Getting ready

You should be a Global admin to complete this recipe and will also need admin credentials to machines with access to file shares being...