Updating Teams Policies and Other Settings for new Microsoft School Data Sync (SDS) Users - Stone STEPER

Stone Steper

STEPER is designed to ensure that Teams Policies and user licensing is automatically configured or deployed for new users in your M365 environment. It is designed to be used in conjunction with a manual or automatic data import via Microsoft School Data Sync (SDS) v1.

By default, is it configured to use the standard licensing group and Teams group names as deployed by Stone Computers in the Spring/Summer 2020 DFE Schools Deployment.

Download and Manual

The attached downloads include a manual. The software is available without charge.

Key Functionality

Applying Licensing

Applying Teachers to the All Staff Team

Applying Students to the All Students Unified Group

Setting the Students Department Field

Applying Teachers or Students to different Security Groups

Applying Teachers or Students to different Unified Groups

Applying Teams Policies Packages

Applying Teams Policies

Export Information

STEPER ideally uses the following source user groups:

It can filter Students or Teachers in those groups by Username domain i.e. myschool.co.uk

Note: The software is provided without charge. If you have a support contract from Stone, we can offer you assistance with this software too. If you want to discuss a support contract, please contact your account manager.

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Article ID: 796
Last updated: 06 Oct, 2020
Revision: 12
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