PowerShell for Office 365

Take your Office 365 Administrator skills further by learning to automate repetitive tasks as well as access advanced settings using the magic of PowerShell.
Course info
Rating
(102)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 22, 2015
Duration
3h 36m
Table of contents
Introduction
Users and Licensing
Managing SharePoint Online
Managing Exchange Online
Managing the Compliance Center
Managing Skype For Business Online
Advanced Scripting
Description
Course info
Rating
(102)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 22, 2015
Duration
3h 36m
Description

In this course, you will learn how to use PowerShell to manage Office 365 services. You will learn how to connect and manage users and licensing, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online, Compliance Center and last but not least, Skype for Business Online. You will learn not only how to change the advanced settings that are not even available in the user interface, as well as how to automate those boring tasks you've wanted to get rid of forever.

About the author
About the author

Vlad is a SharePoint and Office 365 Consultant specializing in SharePoint and SharePoint Online deployments as well as hybrid scenarios. As a Pluralsight Author, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and recognized international speaker, Vlad has helped thousands of users and IT Pros across the globe to better understand and to get the most out of SharePoint. Vlad is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in SharePoint since 2013 and has his own blog at www.absolute-sharepoint.com and he often shares his knowledge by speaking at local conferences and community events. Vlad also blogs at CMSWire as well as Computerworld and is often featured in other Microsoft sites such as Redmond Channel Partner. In Addition, Vlad is the recipient of the "Top 25 Office 365 Influencers" award, showcasing him as one of the most influential Office 365 specialists in 2015 demonstrating his expertise and passion for Microsoft's shift towards the cloud in the past years.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Managing Skype For Business Online
Hello everybody, and welcome to this Pluralsight course on PowerShell for Office 365. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and I'll be your instructor for this course. You can find me on Twitter at @vladcatrinescu, and you can also read my blog at absolute-sharepoint. com. In this module, we'll talk about PowerShell for Skype for Business Online. In this module, we will talk about how to prepare our environment and how to connect to Skype for Business Online. We will then take a look at available PowerShell commands, and we will learn how to use them in both an online-only, as well as a hybrid scenario of Skype for Business. To be able to connect to Skype for Business Online, you need to be on at least Windows 7 service pack 1 or Windows Server 2008R2 and have PowerShell 3. 0 installed. Lastly, you must be a Skype for Business Online admin. Software-wise, it's pretty easy. You need to have at least PowerShell 3. 0, and you need to install the Skype for Business Online connector module. Connecting to Skype for Business Online is very similar to connecting to Exchange Online. First, you have to open PowerShell and import the connector module. Then, we need to get a connection credential and establish a connection in a session. And, finally, we import the remote session in our current session. Let's take a look at the commands. The first thing we do after opening up PowerShell is to import the LyncOnlineConnector module using the Import-Module cmdlet. Afterwards, getting the credential is done with the Get-Credential command we already learned. We will then create a new remote Windows PowerShell session that makes a connection to Skype for Business Online using the New-CsOnlineSession cmdlet. Lastly, we need to import the session we just created using the Import-PSSession cmdlet. Now that we know how to connect to Skype for Business Online, let's open up the lab, prepare our computer, and create the connection.