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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  • Note here just underneath the breadcrumb bar of tool icons a note which was added in the previous slide. This allows users to know that email can only be sent under emergency circumstances, and advising the person to dial 911 instead - for example.

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  • Administrator roles can be given to certain students who for example moonlight at the university IT helpdesk. This can allow them to reset passwords during specific times of the day, manage records or help other students search for files or messages they think they may have lost.

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  • Users can be given a mailbox plan, to be given certain rights over other students, if they are deemed appropriate. This can include giving staff accounts access to the Global Address List such as in this case, and students no access to the full directory of users.

    In this screenshot, the student is given the DefaultMailboxPlan which allows them access to the Global Address List, a retention policy of "forever", text messaging, voicemail and group distrbution lists.

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