"Microsoft 365 – Office Apps" for the IT Pro

TMW01 External Sharing in Teams, What is it and How to Keep it Secure


8:00am - 9:15am

Level: Intermediate

Ståle Hansen

CEO and Principal Cloud Architect, MVP & RD


With the introduction of Shared channels, external sharing got more complex. This is a topic many IT Pros must understand in their job as Microsoft 365 admin. There are multiple ways to share content and talk to people outside your organization in the context of Teams

  • External sharing of documents from OneDrive and chat
  • External sharing of documents from channels in Teams
  • External chat through federation
  • Guest access in internal and external Teams
  • Shared channels inbound and outbound

All these have different mechanisms for control. In this session, MVP Ståle Hansen will walk you through how it works and how to take control of it.

You will learn:

  • Understand all external sharing scenarios
  • Understand how to configure all scenarios
  • Know best practices for controlling external sharing