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

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

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  • Copyright 2015
  • Pages: 256
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 1-5093-0056-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-5093-0056-3

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

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Table of Contents

Introduction     xi
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     4
A brief walkthrough of the SharePoint Admin Center interface     5
Managing site collections     7
Contribute     7
Manage     9
Public website      15
Site Collection Recycle Bin     16
InfoPath     17
Summary     19
Chapter 2: Managing user profiles     21
Introduction to user profiles, audiences, and My Sites     22
People     24
Manage user properties     26
Manage subtypes     28
Manage audiences     29
Manage user profile permissions     32
Manage policies     33
Organizations     34
My Site settings     38
My Site setup     38
Configure trusted-sites locations     41
Map an account through different membership providers      42
Manage promoted sites     43
Publish links to Office client applications     45
OneDrive for Business     45
Summary     48
Chapter 3: Working with Business Connectivity Services     49
The benefits of using Business Connectivity Services     50
External lists     51
Searching external data in SharePoint Online     59
What is an administrator’s role with Business Connectivity Services?     59
Data aggregation in SharePoint Online     60
Connecting to external data sources     61
Connecting to OData     61
Authentication     69
Configuring Secure Store     69
Authorization     70
Creating a BCS solution in a hybrid environment     72
Summary     73
Chapter 4: Managing a term store     75
Putability     76
Term-store concepts     78
Term-store administration     79
Managing term groups     81
Managing term sets     82
Term set properties     84
Managing terms and term properties     86
Term properties     88
Content types and the Content Type Publishing Hub     94
Content type settings     96
Managing navigation and local term sets     103
Creating a local term set     104
Summary     106
Chapter 5: Records management     107
In-Place Records Management     108
Record declaration settings     108
Automatic declaration     111
Creating and managing records in the records center     112
Creating a records center     115
Create and syndicate content types     116
Automatic records declaration     119
Configure the Send To link     119
Content Organizer     121
Routing the document     124
Using workflows to move the document     125
Managing the records center     125
Document IDs     128
Summary     128
Chapter 6: Configuring search     129
Relevance, precision, and recall     130
Analytics processing     131
Managing the search schema     132
Using managed properties and Delve     134
Configuring managed properties     135
Creating a new managed property     138
Managing search dictionaries and query suggestions     140
Managing query spelling correction     140
Query suggestion settings     141
Managing authoritative pages     142
Managing result sources     143
Query rules     146
Query client types     150
Removing search results     150
Viewing usage and search reports     151
Search center settings     154
Exporting and importing search configurations     154
Search Navigation web parts     155
Changing the settings for the Search Navigation web part     155
Changing the display name or the URL of a search vertical     157
Search Refinement web part     159
Basic Search Center information     161
Summary     161
Chapter 7: Securing information      163
Company data on employee hardware     165
Introduction to Microsoft Intune     167
A brief overview of Azure Active Directory     173
Additional security features for SharePoint Online     178
Data integrity and encryption      179
Summary     187
Chapter 8: Working with apps     189
Creating an app catalog site     190
Purchase apps from the SharePoint Store     192
Managing app licenses     196
Configure the Store settings     198
Monitor apps     199
Manage app permissions     201
Summary     203
Chapter 9: Administrating general settings     205
Top Navigation Bar User Experience settings     207
Admin Center Experience settings     208
Enterprise Social Collaboration settings     209
Streaming Video Service settings     210
Global Experience Version settings     211
Information Rights Management (IRM) settings     212
Start A Site settings     213
Custom Script settings     215
Preview Features settings     216
Access Apps     216
Summary     217
Chapter 10: Site-collection administration     219
Governance honeycomb     221
User-adoption principles     227
Relative advantage     228
Compatibility     228
Complexity     229
Trialability     229
Observability     229
User-adoption groups     230
Innovators: Venturesome     230
Early Adopters: Respect     231
Early Majority: Deliberate     231
Late Majority: Skeptical     231
Laggards: Traditional     231
Other notes on adoption     231
Feature discussions     232
Shared administrative configurations     239
The connection between managed properties and Query Builder     239
The connection between the query rule builder and the term store     240
The connection between the global and local term stores     242
Division of roles and responsibilities     242
Summary     243
Index     245


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