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MS-700 Managing Microsoft Teams Exam Guide - Second Edition

By : Nate Chamberlain, Peter Rising
Book Image

MS-700 Managing Microsoft Teams Exam Guide - Second Edition

By: Nate Chamberlain, Peter Rising

Overview of this book

Exam MS-700: Managing Microsoft Teams tests your knowledge and competence in the deployment, management, and monitoring of Microsoft Teams features within the Microsoft 365 platform. This book will teach you how to effectively plan and implement the required services using both the Teams admin centre within Microsoft 365 and Windows PowerShell. Throughout the chapters, you'll learn about all the policies relating to messaging, teams, meetings, and more; get to grips with the settings; and explore configuration options that a Teams administrator would encounter in their day-to-day responsibilities. You'll also discover best practices for rolling out and managing Teams services for users within your Microsoft 365 tenant as you explore each objective in detail. By the end of this Microsoft Teams book, you'll have covered everything you need to pass the MS-700 certification exam and have a handy, on-the-job desktop reference guide.
Table of Contents (24 chapters)
Section 1: Plan and Configure a Microsoft Teams Environment
Section 2: Manage Chat, Teams, Channels, and Apps in Microsoft Teams
Section 3: Manage Calling and Meetings in Microsoft Teams
Section 4: Mock Exam and Assessments
Chapter 17: Mock Exam Answers

Creating channels

To create a channel for a team (of any of the three types), use the team's More options ellipsis (three dots), then select Add channel, as shown in Figure 8.2:

Figure 8.2 – Adding channels for a team can be done from the More options menu for a team

Name and describe the channel, then select between the three privacy options, as shown in Figure 8.3:

  • Standard: Here, everyone on the team has access.
  • Private: Here, only specific teammates have access.
  • Shared: Here, people you choose from your organization or other organizations have access:

Figure 8.3 – The privacy setting dropdown for a new channel that is being created

If you choose Standard - Everyone on the team has access, you can also choose whether to automatically show the channel in everyone's list by selecting that checkbox before creating the channel. Since private channels are only visible to the private channel...