Active user in Office 365 usage reports

Note: This is pre-release documentation for a public preview, and is subject to change in future releases.

Active user in usage reports

An active user of Office products for the Office 365 Adoption Content Pack and the Activity Reports in the Office 365 admin center is defined as follows.

Product

Definition of an active user

Notes

Exchange Online

Any user who has read or sent an email.

No calendar information is represented, this will be added in an upcoming update.

SharePoint Online

Any user who has interacted with a file by creating, modifying, viewing, deleting, sharing internally or externally, or synchronizing to clients on any site or viewed a page on any site.

The active user metric for SharePoint Online in the Office 365 Adoption content pack only reflect users who did file activity against a SharePoint Team site or a Group site. The content pack will be updated to synchronize the definition to the same as that on the usage reports in Admin center.

OneDrive for Business

Any user who has interacted with a file by creating, modifying, viewing, deleting, sharing internally or externally, or synchronizing to clients.

Yammer

Any user who has read, posted, or liked a message on Yammer.

Skype for Business

Any user who has participated in a peer-to-peer session (including instant messaging, audio and video calls, application sharing, and file transfers) or who has organized or participated in a conference.

Office

Any user who has activated their Office 365 Pro Plus, Visio Pro or Project Pro subscription on at least one device.

Office 365 Groups

Any group member that has mailbox activity (if a message has been sent to the group)

This definition will be enhanced with group site file activity and Yammer group activity (file activity on group site and message posted to Yammer group associated with the group.) This data is currently not available in the Office 365 Adoption content pack

Related Topics

Office 365 Adoption Content Pack
Enable the Power BI adoption content pack for Office 365
Working with the reports in the Office 365 adoption content pack
Customize the Office 365 Adoption Content Pack
Troubleshoot Office 365 Adoption Content Pack
Adoption content pack data model

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