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MS-700 Managing Microsoft Teams Exam Guide - Second Edition

By : Nate Chamberlain, Peter Rising
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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

Planning policy assignments for users and groups

Policies for Microsoft Teams are a powerful and efficient way to assign settings and features to users individually or via batch assignment.

In most cases, the global (org-wide default) policies can be used or customized. These are also convenient as all users are automatically assigned to these default policies. However, custom policies may also be created and are useful when you need to assign a specific set of policies to users who may have a more specialized role. Where users are directly assigned a custom policy, this policy will take precedence.

Let's look at assigning a policy from the Teams admin center:

  1. Log in to the Teams admin center as an administrator by going to and navigating to Meetings | Meeting policies, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 4.10 – The Meeting policies menu option in the Teams admin center

  1. Under Manage...