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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 Teams setup policies

You can have different apps display by default in the left-side navigation menu of Teams for different users. This includes adding additional apps for those users and hiding others. An example of the usefulness of this here would be if only some of your users use the Shifts app, you can have it permanently appear for those users without them having to click on the ellipsis first, as seen here:

Figure 9.33 – Additional apps available in the Teams client application's left-hand menu's ellipsis menu

In this recipe, we'll create a Teams setup policy that places Shifts above Calls in the menu for certain users.

Getting ready

You must be a global or Teams administrator to complete the steps in this recipe.

How to do it…

  1. Go to the Microsoft Teams admin center at
  2. Select Teams apps | Setup policies from the left-hand navigation menu:

    Figure 9.34 –...