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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

To get the most out of this book

Because everything covered in this book involves Office 365, a cloud-based and subscription-based service, you'll need a constant internet connection and an Office 365 subscription. In most cases, an E3 or E5 subscription will be sufficient, and recipes that require add-ons will specify that.

If you have a subscription through your organization, you may be able to perform some of these recipes if you've been granted the proper administrative role for the recipe(s) you wish to perform. If you're unable to obtain proper permissions and just want to practice the recipes, you can get a personal trial of Microsoft 365 at You can also get a Microsoft 365 tenant pre-populated with users and content specifically intended for development and testing at

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