🏴 How to schedule, host and set up your own webinar with Microsoft Teams via PowerShell
Over the past year, we have found ways to create engaging virtual experiences at work. We have transformed spaces in our homes into offices, developed new skills for remote collaboration and, in some cases, used new technology to get our work done.
So in May, Microsoft rolled out two new features for webinars and PowerPoint Live in Microsoft Teams. These will currently be available for almost everyone to use.
1. Technical preparations for Webinars.
Install-Module MicrosoftTeamsImport-Module MicrosoftTeams Set-ExecutionPolicy -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Connect-MicrosoftTeams
You can use the following settings in the Windows PowerShell Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy cmdlet to set up webinars in Teams .
Enabling meeting registration
Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -AllowMeetingRegistration $True
Enable scheduling of private meetings
Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -AllowPrivateMeetingScheduling $True
Configure who can register for webinars
Allow only users in your organization to register for webinars
Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -WhoCanRegister EveryoneInCompany
Perform the following to allow everyone, including anonymous users, to register for webinars:
Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -WhoCanRegister Everyone
2. Schedule a Webinar through Microsoft Teams
Start setting up a webinar. Select the arrow at the top right (next to New Meeting) -> then select Webinar.
3. Choose which groups can participate the meeting
In step 2, choose whether everyone is allowed participate. Or only people from your own organization.
4. Complete the registration form
In this form on the left side you can enter the date and name of the event with a description.
On the right side it is possible to add fields you need from the participants.
5. Add event details, a header image, and custom questions to your registration form
6. Copy meeting link for distribution in mail or marketing campaign
That's the last step! Good luck with the registrations. If there are any questions specifically about webinars press comment at the bottom and comment on this blog.
Download the manual from Microsoft.
Explanation in video (English)
Manual in video in Dutch
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