Managing user accounts

There are three options available to Office 365 administrators for managing user accounts:

  • Microsoft Online portal
  • W2012R2E Dashboard
  • Windows PowerShell

Microsoft Online portal

To manage users via the Microsoft Online portal, the first step is to log in to http://portal.office.com with your administrative credentials.

Upon logging to the admin interface, you will be able to create new users by using the Add a user shortcut link from the main page, as shown in the following screenshot, or by entering the Users menu and Active users sub menu:

Microsoft Online portal

As highlighted in Chapter 2, Getting Familiar with the Office 365 Admin Portal, the Active ...

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