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Office 365 for Small Business - Security and Troubleshooting

Learn about security and troubleshooting in Office 365, OneDrive personal and for business, and Yammer.

IT Management
Free Course
This free online Office 365 course, aimed at small businesses, teaches you about security and troubleshooting. This course will introduce you to security and archiving in Exchange Online, the Exchange's security features, spam filtering, and email retention. You will also learn about how OneDrive for business can help you in storing and organizing your work documents, how to use Yammer as a private social network inside your company, and more.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Publisher

    Channel 9





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This course begins by discussing the Exchange online protection. You will learn why you should archive your emails and that you can block unwanted emails based on language and location. You will learn how storage management can improve your overall application and network performance as well as how data retention can help you define, deploy, and automate the expiry and archiving of email. You will also look into archive policy, retention policy, and combined policy.

You will then look into the difference between OneDrive personal and OneDrive for business and study the features of OneDrive for business which includes unlimited cloud storage, file and folder sharing, maximum file size, and more. You will also learn that creating a subsite is a good way to restrict external users from gaining access to some internal content but access multiples files on a site. You will also look into administering Yammer for SMB, and more.

If you have finished studying the courses Introduction to Administering Office 365 for Small Business and Administrative Communication and Sharing Applications in Office 365 for Small Businesses, this course will take you to the next level. Upon the completion of this course, you will gain a better understanding of what OneDrive for business and Yammer can provide, what causes the most issues in Office 365, and more. Sign up for this course and complete your Office 365 learning journey today.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Discuss Exchange online protection;
  • Identify why you would archive your emails;
  • Identify what makes up eDiscovery;
  • Identify the features OneDrive for business offers you;
  • Identify the difference between OneDrive and OneDrive for Business;
  • Recognise what Yammer can provide for your business and how to administer it;
  • Identify what Yammer need to run on your system;
  • Identify what causes the most issues in Office 365;
  • Recognise tools available for troubleshooting problems;
  • and identify troubleshooting tools best to suit your needs.


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