Teams Messaging Policies

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Managing Teams with Policies

When Microsoft launched Teams in November 2016, the tenant-wide settings to control the application were in the Office 365 Admin Center. With the introduction of the Teams and Skype for Business Online Admin Center in April 2018 (now renamed the Teams Admin Center), some of those settings are replaced by a set of policies (messaging, meeting, and live events)

The major advantage of this approach is that you can apply different policies to different users instead of a single setting for the entire tenant. Where it makes sense to have global settings, like those governing guest user access, the Teams Admin Center manages these under org-wide settings. Continue reading