Microsoft Teams

Setting up identity and access management (IAM) to control access to your Microsoft Teams resources

Identity and access management (IAM) is a system that is used to control access to resources within an organization. Microsoft Teams offers an IAM system that can be used to manage access to resources such as teams and channels
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Identity and access management (IAM) is a system that is used to control access to resources within an organization. Microsoft Teams offers an IAM system that can be used to manage access to resources such as teams and channels. This technical reference guide outlines the steps for setting up IAM in Microsoft Teams.

Step 1: Sign in to the Microsoft 365 admin center

To set up IAM in Microsoft Teams, you will need to sign in to the Microsoft 365 admin center. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Go to the Microsoft 365 admin center website (https://admin.microsoft.com).
  • Enter your email address and password, and then click the "Sign In" button.

Step 2: Set up user accounts

Before you can set up IAM in Microsoft Teams, you will need to set up user accounts for all of the users who will be accessing your organization's resources. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Click on the "Users" icon in the left navigation menu, and then click "Active Users."
  • Click the "Add user" button.
  • Follow the prompts to set up user accounts for your organization.

Step 3: Set up teams

Teams are used to manage access to resources in Microsoft Teams. To set up teams, follow these steps:

  • Click on the "Teams" icon in the left navigation menu, and then click "Active Teams."
  • Click the "Create team" button.
  • Follow the prompts to set up a team.

Step 4: Assign users to teams

To control access to resources in Microsoft Teams, you will need to assign users to teams. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Click on the "Teams" icon in the left navigation menu, and then click "Active Teams."
  • Click on the name of the team for which you want to assign users.
  • In the "Members" section, click the "Add members" button.
  • Follow the prompts to assign users to the team.

Step 5: Assign roles

You can also assign roles to users in Microsoft Teams to control access to specific resources. Roles such as owner, member and guest can be assigned depending on the level of access you want the user to have. These roles can be assigned in the team or the channel settings in Teams.

Setting up IAM is an important step in controlling access to resources in Microsoft Teams. By following the steps outlined in this technical reference guide, you can set up user accounts, teams, team assignments, and roles to manage access to your organization's resources. These steps help you create an organized structure for your resources and provide access to only authorized users.

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