Hands-On G Suite for Administrators

Book description

Effectively implement and administer business solutions on any scale in a cost-effective way to have a competitive advantage using Gsuite

Key Features

  • Enhance administration with Admin console and Google Apps Script
  • Prepare for the G suite certification using the concepts in the book
  • Learn how to use reports to monitor, troubleshoot and optimize G Suite

Book Description

Hands-On G Suite for Administrators is a comprehensive hands-on guide to G Suite Administration that will prepare you with all you need to know to become a certified G Suite Administrator, ready to handle all the business scales, from a small office to a large enterprise. You will start by learning the main features, tools, and services from G Suite for Business and then, you will explore all it has to offer and the best practices, so you can make the most out of it. We will explore G Suite tools in depth so you and your team get everything you need -combination of tools, settings and practices- to succeed in an intuitive, safe and collaborative way. While learning G Suite tools you will also learn how to use Google Sites and App Maker, to create from your corporate site to internal tools, live reports that seamlessly integrate with live documents, and advanced Google Services.

Finally, you will learn how to set up, analyze and enforce Security, Privacy for your business and how to efficiently troubleshoot a wide variety of issues.

What you will learn

  • Setting up G Suite for the business account
  • Work with the advanced setup of additional business domains and administrate users in multiple
  • Explore Guite's extensive set of features to cover your team's creation and collaboration needs
  • Setup, manage and analyze your security to prevent, find or fix any security problem in G Suite
  • Manage Mobile devices and integrate with third-party apps
  • Create cloud documents, working alone or collaborating in real time

Who this book is for

System administrators, cloud administrators, business professionals, and aspirants of G Suite admin certificate wanting to master implementing G Suite tools for various admin tasks and effectively implement the G Suite administration for business

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Table of contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright and Credits
    1. Hands-On G Suite for Administrators
  3. About Packt
    1. Why subscribe?
    2. Packt.com
  4. Contributors
    1. About the author
    2. About the reviewer
    3. Packt is searching for authors like you
  5. Preface
    1. Who this book is for
    2. What this book covers
    3. To get the most out of this book
      1. Download the color images
      2. Conventions used
    4. Get in touch
      1. Reviews
  6. Section 1: G Suite for Business
  7. Getting Started with G Suite
    1. Understanding G Suite
    2. Setting up a G Suite for Business account
    3. Customizing G Suite
      1. Profile
      2. Communication preferences
      3. Personalization
      4. Supplemental data storage
      5. Legal and compliance
      6. Data regions
      7. Custom URLs
    4. Setting up G Suite Contacts
      1. Contact Sharing
      2. External Directory Sharing
    5. Summary
  8. Administering Gmail for Business
    1. Understanding Gmail for Business
      1. Setting up default user settings
        1. Themes
        2. Email Read Receipts
        3. Mail Delegation
          1. Adding a delegate
          2. Removing a delegate
        4. Name format
        5. Gmail web offline
      2. Enabling Labs
      3. External server hosts
      4. Setting up default email routing
        1. Specify envelope recipients to match
        2. If the envelope recipient matches
          1. Modify message
          2. Reject message
        3. Options
      5. Setting up email authentication
      6. Managing email quarantines
        1. Admin Quarantine
      7. Defining safety rules
        1. Attachments
        2. Links and external images
        3. Spoofing and authentication
      8. Exploring Advanced settings
        1. Setup
          1. Web address
          2. MX Records
          3. User email uploads
          4. Uninstall service
        2. End User Access
        3. Spam
          1. Email whitelist
          2. Enhance pre-delivery message scanning
          3. Inbound gateway
          4. Spam
          5. Blocked senders
        4. Compliance
          1. Email and chat auto-deletion
          2. Optical Character Recognition
          3. Comprehensive mail storage
          4. Append footer
          5. Restrict delivery
          6. Content compliance
          7. Objectionable content
          8. Attachment compliance
          9. Secure transport (TLS) compliance
        5. Routing
          1. Outbound gateway
          2. Routing
          3. Recipient address map
          4. Inbound email journal acceptance in Vault
          5. Non-Gmail mailbox
          6. SMTP relay service
          7. Alternate secure route
        6. Hosts
          1. Add mail route
    2. Sending emails to groups
    3. Summary
  9. Team Collaboration with G Suite
    1. Coordinating your team with Calendar for Business
      1. Sharing settings
        1. External sharing options for primary calendars
        2. Internal sharing options for primary calendars
        3. Video Calls
        4. External Invitations
      2. Resource management
        1. Buildings
          1. Adding new buildings
          2. Bulk uploading building settings
        2. Resources
          1. Adding new resources
          2. Managing resource features
      3. Exploring the Room Insights Dashboard
        1. Room usage
        2. Room release
      4. General settings
        1. External sharing options for secondary calendars
        2. Internal sharing options for secondary calendars
      5. The Manage User Data section
      6. Advanced settings
      7. The Calendar Interop Management tool
        1. Exchange Web Services settings
        2. Interoperability features
    2. Setting up Google Groups
      1. Sharing options
        1. Default View Topics permission
        2. Creating groups
        3. Member and email access
        4. Group visibility
      2. Uninstalling services
    3. Team engagement with G+ for Business
      1. Advanced settings
        1. Content Sharing and Access
        2. Sharing posts
        3. Profile discoverability
        4. Profile creation
      2. Profiles
    4. Communicating via Hangouts Chat and Meet
      1. Google Hangouts
        1. Chat settings
        2. Meet settings
      2. Hangouts Chat
    5. Understanding Google Drive
      1. Sharing settings
        1. Sharing options
        2. Team Drive creation
        3. Link sharing
      2. Migration settings
      3. Transferring ownership
      4. Features and Applications
        1. Offline setting
        2. Drive File Stream settings
        3. Drive settings
        4. Drive SDK
      5. Templates
    6. Summary
    7. Additional reading
  10. Moving On with Data Migration Services
    1. Managing migrations
      1. Managing email migrations
        1. Setting up an email migration source
        2. Migrating messages
      2. Managing contacts migration
        1. Setting up a contacts migration source
        2. Migrating contacts
        3. Importing and exporting a contacts file
      3. Managing calendar migration
        1. Setting up a calendar migration source
        2. Migrating events
    2. Migration tools
    3. Integrating with Microsoft services
    4. Summary
    5. Further reading
  11. Section 2: G Suite with Google Domains
  12. Setting Up Domains and Users
    1. Adding a new domain
      1. Getting a new domain
      2. Domain aliases and additional domains
        1. Adding a new domain from Google Domains
      3. Limitations with non-primary domains
    2. Administering user accounts in multiple domains
      1. Switching between administrator accounts
      2. Adding users with G Suite
      3. Adding users with Google Domains
    3. Summary
    4. Further reading
  13. Monitoring Reports
    1. Understanding Highlights reports
      1. Exploring USER STATUS Highlights
      2. Exploring SECURITY Highlights
      3. Exploring the Apps usage activity Highlights report
      4. Exploring the File sharing activity Highlights report
    2. Understanding Apps reports
      1. Accounts
        1. Downloading a report
      2. App Maker
      3. Classroom
      4. Cloud Search
      5. Drive
      6. Gmail
      7. Google+
        1. Aggregate Reports
      8. Hangouts Chat
    3. Understanding the Mobile Devices report
    4. Understanding the Users report
    5. Understanding audit logs
    6. Managing alerts
    7. Summary
    8. Further reading
  14. Archiving with Vault
    1. Setting up Retention
      1. Defining default retention rules
        1. Defining Mail default retention rules
        2. Defining Drive default retention rules
        3. Defining Groups default retention rules
        4. Defining Hangouts Chat default retention rules
        5. Defining Hangouts Meet default retention rules
      2. Creating custom retention rules
        1. Defining Mail retention rules
        2. Defining Drive retention rules
        3. Defining Groups retention rules
        4. Custom Hangouts Chat retention rules
        5. Custom Hangouts Meet rule
    2. Implementing matters
      1. My matters
        1. Holds
          1. Implementing Mail holds
          2. Implementing Drive holds
          3. Implementing Groups holds
          4. Implementing Hangouts Chat holds
        2. Search
          1. Searching Mail
          2. Searching Drive
          3. Searching Groups
          4. Searching Hangouts Chat
          5. Executing search and exporting results
      2. Exporting results
    3. Understanding Reports
    4. Summary
    5. Further reading
  15. Section 3: Security, Privacy, and Troubleshooting
  16. Setting Up Security
    1. Basic settings
    2. Password management
    3. Password monitoring
    4. Defining login challenges
    5. Enabling API access
    6. Set up single sign-on (SSO)
    7. Setting up Google session control
    8. Configuring Advanced settings
    9. Setting up API permissions
      1. Installed Apps
      2. Trusted Apps
    10. Summary
    11. Further reading
  17. Section 4: Apps and Sites
  18. Getting Started with Google Sites
    1. Creating new sites
    2. Adding content
    3. Adding pages
    4. Publishing a site
    5. Mapping custom URLs
    6. Integrating Drive documents with Sites
    7. Summary
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Product information

  • Title: Hands-On G Suite for Administrators
  • Author(s): Cesar Anton Dorantes
  • Release date: March 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789613018