First published on TECHNET on Jun 14, 2018
Going thru all my sticky notes I saw this was a topic of interest to you so I thought I would do some quick digging and provide you a high level look.
If you are interested in further information let me know and we can work out the details for a 1 or 2 hour discussion.
Installation of Teams:
Microsoft has provided MSI files (
)to help you in your deployment of the Teams application thru tools like GPO or SCCM. Things to consider:
It’s recommended that you install to the default location, otherwise updating the application will be complicated.
When installing the MSI we recommend except all defaults
Application will update itself thru O365 service
Target machine recommendations
.NET Framework 4.5 or later
Windows 7 or later
3GB of free disk pace for each profile
Control thru Portal:
By now you should be seeing the new Teams & Skype admin center (You may or may not) so I will talk only about that portal. For more information about managing teams without the new portal, please see
During the migration any settings like Email integration, Cloud storage, Calls and Meetings, and messaging will be migrated to the new admin portal for you.
Here are the policies that you can apply to Teams:
Microsoft Teams messaging policy: Create policy for user-level management of the Microsoft Teams client experience for Messaging scenarios.