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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

Creating a team

One of the most common functions that users and/or admins will utilize is creating new teams within Microsoft Teams. This recipe covers this fundamental process of creating a new team.

Getting ready

Depending on your organizational settings, most users will be able to create new teams without needing any admin roles. If you've restricted O365 group creation (see the Restricting users from creating new O365 groups recipe from Chapter 2, Office 365 Identity and Roles, only admins and members of the approved security group will be able to create teams.

How to do it…

  1. Open the Teams desktop application (or follow the exact same steps in the web app if you are unable to access the desktop app).
  2. Choose Join or create a team from the lower left-hand portion of the main Teams view:

    Figure 9.1 – The Join or create a team option in the Teams client application

  3. Click Create team:

    Figure 9.2 – The Create team button in the Teams client...