Many of these tasks can also be done using the Azure Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell.
Getting started pane
This pane is available for the first 30 days. It includes links and wizards to get you started using Office 365, including links to videos, a setup wizard, and software to download.
This is the landing page for Office 365 administrators. You can see a quick overview of your service health and usage, and access helpful resources for administering Office 365.
This page provides step-by-step setup guidance, and includes options for basic and custom setup.
Users & groups
This is the central place to do most tasks related to users and groups. You can add, edit, or delete users, reset passwords, assign licenses, set up security groups, and manage any delegated administrators.
You can also use this page to set up single sign-on and directory synchronization. For more information, see User Account Management.
This is the central place to manage your Office 365 domains. You can add or remove domains, view DNS settings, and troubleshoot domain-related issues. For more information, see Domains.
You can view the details of your subscriptions and their term end dates, view the number of assigned licenses, and renew subscriptions.
This is the central place to manage your users’ ability to collaborate with external contacts. You can allow users to share access to their Exchange calendars and SharePoint sites and documents with people in external organizations. You can also enable users to communicate with people outside of your organization using Lync.
The Office 365 admin center contains links to commonly used Exchange Online service settings, as well as password, community participation, and mobile settings. Additional service settings are managed in the Exchange admin center, Lync admin center, and SharePoint admin center.
- For more information about the Exchange admin center, see Administration and Management in the Exchange Online service description.
- For more information about the Lync admin center, see Lync Online Administration and Management in the Lync Online service description.
- For more information about the SharePoint admin center, see IT Professional in the SharePoint Online service description.
You can view service health for all your services, a historical view of incidents that affected your service, and upcoming planned maintenance. You can also sign up for an RSS feed for service incidents.
You can view reports for all your services. The reports are grouped by the services included in your subscription.
You can search for answers, view solutions to common issues, and access troubleshooting tools. You can create a new service request online or review existing service requests. If you prefer to call Support, this page includes contact information.
Purchase additional subscriptions.
Office 365 portal
Azure Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell
The Azure Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell includes cmdlets that you can use to manage domains and users. For more information see Windows PowerShell cmdlets for Office 365.
Exchange Online and SharePoint Online modules for Windows PowerShell can be used to administer those services. For more information, see Exchange Online cmdlets, and Introduction to the SharePoint Online management shell.
Azure Rights Management (RMS)
Azure Rights Management (RMS) provides content authors with the ability to protect content by adding limitations such as who can open, modify, copy, print, forward, or take other actions, which is known as Information Rights Management (IRM). All Office 365 users can view IRM-protected content. For more information, see Rights Management.
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