Chapter 1

Getting Started with Office 365 Administration


Bullet Finding out about Office 365 and its various incarnations

Bullet Understanding the options for Office 365 subscriptions

Bullet Creating an Office 365 tenant

Bullet Avoiding the mistake of hastily choosing a tenant name

Bullet Adding users

Bullet Resetting passwords

Bullet Blocking users

This chapter is a gentle introduction to administering Office 365 for your organization. I start by presenting some basic Office 365 concepts — like the difference between Microsoft 365 and Office 365, what a tenant is, and so on. Then I show you how to set up a new Office 365 tenant. And finally, I show you how to do basic user management in Office 365, such as creating new user accounts, assigning licenses, resetting passwords and deleting users.

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