Microsoft Office 365 Skype for Business

This template shows information about Office 365 Skype for Business and includes the following component monitors:

  • Number of Skype for Business activities by type
    • Peer to Peer
    • User Organized
    • User Participated
  • Number of daily users by device type
    • Windows Device + Windows Phone
    • Andriod
    • iPhone
    • iPad
  • Minutes details
    • Peer to Peer
    • User Organized
    • User Participated

Portions of this topic are based on Overview of Microsoft Graph and Working with Office 365 usage reports in Microsoft Graph (© 2019 Microsoft Corp., available at https://docs.microsoft.com, obtained on May 8, 2019).

Prerequisites

  • The PSMSGraph PowerShell module is installed and the Client is configured in Azure AD. See Integrate Office 365 templates with Microsoft Graph.
  • When you configure the PSMSGraph PowerShell module for Microsoft Graph, collect the following values to pass as arguments to monitors in the following format/precedence:
    client_id=<Value>, TenantID=<Value>, client_secret=<Value>

Credentials

  • User belongs to the SAM Administrator group

    Use UPN format (username@domain) and not domain\username format to enter credentials. Also, SolarWinds recommends using a service account for Exchange Web Services to avoid authentication issues when passwords are updated.

  • Pass Client ID/Application ID and Password as arguments to monitors

Component Monitors

Peer to Peer Communication Session Count

Get the trends on how many users organized and participated in conference sessions held in your organization through Skype for Business. The Monitor gives the number of peer-to-peer sessions.

Argument: Client ID, Tenant ID, Client Password

Format: client_id=<Value>, TenantID=<Value>, client_secret=<Value>

Statistic Unit: Number

Number of Users Organized Sessions

Get the trends on how many users organized and participated in conference sessions held in your organization through Skype for Business. The Monitor gives the number of User Organized sessions.

Argument: Client ID, Tenant ID, Client Password

Format: client_id=<Value>, TenantID=<Value>, client_secret=<Value>

Statistic Unit: Number

Number of User participated in Session

Get the trends on how many users organized and participated in conference sessions held in your organization through Skype for Business. The Monitor gives the number of User Participated sessions.

Argument: Client ID, Tenant ID, Client Password

Format: client_id=<Value>, TenantID=<Value>, client_secret=<Value>

Statistic Unit: Number

Number of Daily Windows Users

Get the number of users using unique devices in your organization. The Monitor gives the number of Windows users (that is, Windows Phone and Windows Other device).

Argument: Client ID, Tenant ID, Client Password

Format: client_id=<Value>, TenantID=<Value>, client_secret=<Value>

Statistic Unit: Number

Number of Daily Android Phone User

Get the number of users using unique devices in your organization. The Monitor gives the number of Android Phone users.

Argument: Client ID, Tenant ID, Client Password

Format: client_id=<Value>, TenantID=<Value>, client_secret=<Value>

Statistic Unit: Number

Number of Daily iPhone User

Get the number of users using unique devices in your organization. The Monitor gives the number of iPhone users.

Argument: Client ID, Tenant ID, Client Password

Format: client_id=<Value>, TenantID=<Value>, client_secret=<Value>

Statistic Unit: Number

Number of Daily iPad User

Get the number of users using unique devices in your organization. The Monitor gives the number of iPad users.

Argument: Client ID, Tenant ID, Client Password

Format: client_id=<Value>, TenantID=<Value>, client_secret=<Value>

Statistic Unit: Number

Length in Minutes of Peer-to-Peer Sessions

Get usage number on the length in minutes of peer-to-peer sessions held in your organization. Types of sessions is audio and video.

Argument: Client ID, Tenant ID, Client Password

Format: client_id=<Value>, TenantID=<Value>, client_secret=<Value>

Statistic Unit: Number

Length of Minutes of Organization Session

Get usage number on the length in minutes of conference sessions held and organized by users in your organization. Types of conference sessions is audio/video

Argument: Client ID, Tenant ID, Client Password

Format: client_id=<Value>, TenantID=<Value>, client_secret=<Value>

Statistic Unit: Number

Length of Minute User Participated

Get usage number on the length in minutes of conference sessions that users from your organization participated in. Types of conference sessions include audio and video.

Argument: Client ID, Tenant ID, Client Password

Format: client_id=<Value>, TenantID=<Value>, client_secret=<Value>

Statistic Unit: Number