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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

What this book covers

Chapter 1, Office 365 Setup and Basic Administration, covers connecting a domain to your tenant, enabling PowerShell abilities, and migrating data to your new tenant, as well as basic navigation and routine tasks for administrators.

Chapter 2, Office 365 Identity and Roles, explores recipes that involve provisioning and managing users and groups in Office 365.

Chapter 3, Administering Office 365 with PowerShell, focuses exclusively on tasks that can be performed in Office 365 as an administrator using PowerShell.

Chapter 4, Managing Exchange Online, takes a look at configuring the user experience and security of your mail environment. Recipes range from Exchange basics to more advanced topics involving security.

Chapter 5, Setting Up and Configuring Microsoft Search, dives into one of the latest additions to Microsoft 365 and covers basic setup and configuration tasks, such as adding bookmarks and Q&A results, as well as utilizing data to improve and enhance the user experience.

Chapter 6, Administering OneDrive, looks at managing default and security settings and migrating data from local network locations to OneDrive.

Chapter 7, Configuring the Power Platform, explores important settings and administrative recipes for each of the Power Platform applications.

Chapter 8, Administering SharePoint Online, includes recipes on provisioning new site collections, managing sharing and site sprawl, and improving the user experience.

Chapter 9, Managing Microsoft Teams, covers Microsoft Teams, covering creating new teams and configuring policies and settings for live events, meetings, teams, external access, guests, and messaging.

Chapter 10, Configuring and Managing Users in Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), explores customizing the Azure AD portal, administering with PowerShell, enabling self-service password reset, access reviews, and more.

Chapter 11, Understanding the Microsoft 365 Security & Compliance Center, covers the essentials of the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center, such as monitoring audit log activities, working with Secure Score, and configuring advanced threat protection features.

Chapter 12, Deploying Data Loss Prevention and eDiscovery, covers data loss prevention policies, sensitive information types and labeling, eDiscovery cases, and more.

Chapter 13, Monitoring Office 365 Apps and Services, demonstrates how to procure reports on important and helpful topics that will enable you, as an administrator, to respond to risks and plan for growth in Office 365.

Chapter 14, Appendix – Office 365 Subscriptions and Licenses, contains links to helpful and current resources on subscriptions and licenses.