Behind the scenes of Microsoft's Live@edu

Behind the scenes of Microsoft's Live@edu

Summary: A walkthrough 'how it works' guide to Microsoft's student-focused cloud email application.

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  • The domain admin console is where you can control your domains from. This allows you to switch over your existing IMAP email servers to Live@edu once the migration has completed. You can also run reporting tools to see how many users you have and to keep track of domain management.

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  • The co-branding element is the most important part for the end user. It allows the student user to feel at one with the service with their school, college or university logo at the top, while the institution can maintain branding consistency. From here you can make changes, preview them and if they are correct, publish them to the web so the end user can begin using the new layouts.

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  • The co-branding name is the text at the top of each window that is provided to the student, so this can be your institution name. The logo is the same, of course, but it can be anything you like, including your university logo. Also, once users log off from email, they can be redirected to the student intranet, portal, virtual learning environment or institution webpage.

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