Office 365 January 2018 Edition

This is the January 2018 Edition of the Office 365 with links from Microsoft on service updates and recent changes in Microsoft Office 365. In addition. sharing blog posts and other content of interest in the Office 365 / Azure AD space that has been published this month by the community.

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Restrict User Access to Azure AD Administration Portal

This post is part of the Secure External Sharing Series.

In earlier posts, we have seen how you can block Azure Portal access for Guest Users aka External Users and also use Azure Portal roles to allow users, including guest users to invite guest users from partner organisation.

If your organisation did not want to do any of this and further restrict user access to Azure Active Directory Administration Portal this blog post is for you. Continue reading “Restrict User Access to Azure AD Administration Portal”

Azure Portal Roles for External Sharing with Guest Users

This post is part of the Secure External Sharing Series.

In the earlier post, we have seen how you can block Azure Portal access for Guest Users aka External Users. On the flip side, if you wanted the Guest Users to access Azure Portal to perform specific role of inviting other guest users or if you wanted to delegate any user – internal to the organisation to be able to invite guest users from partner organisations, this blog post is for you. These permission roles need to be applied per user in Azure Active Directory.

This blog post is divide in to 2 sections:

First section is about giving user permission role to members (internal users) and should you choose to – even allow existing guest users to invite other guest users.

Second section is about restricting non-administrators from inviting external users – including from SharePoint Online. Only Azure Active Directory administrators will have permissions to invite guest users to the organisation.

Continue reading “Azure Portal Roles for External Sharing with Guest Users”