SharePoint Online allows collaboration for people within an organization, and also allows collaboration with people who are external to the organization. For many organizations, SharePoint Online has taken the place of the traditional shared file server when it comes to sharing documents. Understanding how to configure and manage SharePoint Online site collections is critical for an Office 365 administrator. Administrators must ensure that resources are externally shared when appropriate, and that access to resources is restricted when required.
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