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Microsoft SharePoint Online for Office 365: Administering and configuring for the cloud

Book Description

Deliver world-class collaboration capabilities through the cloud
Use SharePoint Online to provide today’s most advanced collaboration capabilities--without managing your own infrastructure! This concise reference will help you configure and manage SharePoint Online to meet your requirements for functionality, performance, and compliance. Bill English covers user profiles, security, search, records management, App Catalogs, metrics, and more--to derive maximum value from SharePoint Online.

Master the specific skills you need to deploy and run SharePoint Online

  • Choose the version of SharePoint Online that is best for you

  • Manage profiles, properties, audiences, permissions, policies, and MySite settings

  • Use Business Connectivity Services to make SharePoint Online your central hub for all business information

  • Make the most of SharePoint search, indexing, and records and document management

  • Create and manage security and App Catalogs

  • Solve the core issues of governance, risk, compliance, taxonomies, and training

  • Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents at a glance
    5. Contents
    6. Introduction
    7. Chapter 1. An overview of the SharePoint Admin Center
      1. Comparing the different SharePoint Online versions
      2. Finding the SharePoint Admin Center in Office 365
      3. A brief walkthrough of the SharePoint Admin Center interface
      4. Managing site collections
        1. Contribute
        2. Manage
        3. Public website
        4. Site Collection Recycle Bin
      5. InfoPath
      6. Summary
    8. Chapter 2. Managing user profiles
      1. Introduction to user profiles, audiences, and My Sites
      2. People
        1. Manage user properties
        2. Manage subtypes
        3. Manage audiences
        4. Manage user profile permissions
        5. Manage policies
      3. Organizations
      4. My Site settings
        1. My Site setup
        2. Configure trusted-sites locations
        3. Map an account through different membership providers
        4. Manage promoted sites
        5. Publish links to Office client applications
      5. OneDrive for Business
      6. Summary
    9. Chapter 3. Working with Business Connectivity Services
      1. The benefits of using Business Connectivity Services
        1. External lists
        2. Searching external data in SharePoint Online
      2. What is an administrator’s role with Business Connectivity Services?
      3. Data aggregation in SharePoint Online
        1. Connecting to external data sources
        2. Connecting to OData
      4. Authentication
        1. Configuring Secure Store
      5. Authorization
      6. Creating a BCS solution in a hybrid environment
      7. Summary
    10. Chapter 4. Managing a term store
      1. Putability
      2. Term-store concepts
      3. Term-store administration
      4. Managing term groups
      5. Managing term sets
        1. Term set properties
      6. Managing terms and term properties
        1. Term properties
      7. Content types and the Content Type Publishing Hub
        1. Content type settings
      8. Managing navigation and local term sets
        1. Creating a local term set
      9. Summary
    11. Chapter 5. Records management
      1. In-Place Records Management
        1. Record declaration settings
        2. Automatic declaration
      2. Creating and managing records in the records center
        1. Creating a records center
        2. Create and syndicate content types
        3. Automatic records declaration
        4. Configure the Send To link
        5. Content Organizer
        6. Routing the document
        7. Using workflows to move the document
        8. Managing the records center
        9. Document IDs
      3. Summary
    12. Chapter 6. Configuring search
      1. Relevance, precision, and recall
      2. Analytics processing
      3. Managing the search schema
        1. Using managed properties and Delve
        2. Configuring managed properties
        3. Creating a new managed property
        4. Managing search dictionaries and query suggestions
        5. Managing query spelling correction
        6. Query suggestion settings
        7. Managing authoritative pages
        8. Managing result sources
        9. Query rules
        10. Query client types
        11. Removing search results
        12. Viewing usage and search reports
        13. Search center settings
        14. Exporting and importing search configurations
      4. Search Navigation web parts
        1. Changing the settings for the Search Navigation web part
      5. Changing the display name or the URL of a search vertical
      6. Search Refinement web part
      7. Basic Search Center information
      8. Summary
    13. Chapter 7. Securing information
      1. Company data on employee hardware
      2. Introduction to Microsoft Intune
      3. A brief overview of Azure Active Directory
      4. Additional security features for SharePoint Online
        1. Data integrity and encryption
      5. Summary
    14. Chapter 8. Working with apps
      1. Creating an app catalog site
      2. Purchase apps from the SharePoint Store
      3. Managing app licenses
      4. Configure the Store settings
      5. Monitor apps
      6. Manage app permissions
      7. Summary
    15. Chapter 9. Administrating general settings
      1. Top Navigation Bar User Experience settings
      2. Admin Center Experience settings
      3. Enterprise Social Collaboration settings
      4. Streaming Video Service settings
      5. Global Experience Version settings
      6. Information Rights Management (IRM) settings
      7. Start A Site settings
      8. Custom Script settings
      9. Preview Features settings
      10. Access Apps
      11. Summary
    16. Chapter 10. Site-collection administration
      1. Governance honeycomb
      2. User-adoption principles
        1. Relative advantage
        2. Compatibility
        3. Complexity
        4. Trialability
        5. Observability
      3. User-adoption groups
        1. Innovators: Venturesome
        2. Early Adopters: Respect
        3. Early Majority: Deliberate
        4. Late Majority: Skeptical
        5. Laggards: Traditional
        6. Other notes on adoption
      4. Feature discussions
      5. Shared administrative configurations
        1. The connection between managed properties and Query Builder
        2. The connection between the query rule builder and the term store
        3. The connection between the global and local term stores
      6. Division of roles and responsibilities
      7. Summary
    17. Index
    18. About the author
    19. Free ebooks
    20. Survey
    21. Code Snippets