Yammer API Primer

While most day to day tasks can be accomplished in the Yammer web app, utilizing our APIs can open up administrative and automation options previously very time consuming.  If you’ve never worked with an API before, this can seem like a daunting task.  With this article, I hope to demystify APIs and illustrate how anyone…


Preauthorizing the Yammer JS SDK

Under normal circumstances, users will have to create a Yammer session before using the JS SDK in scenarios like apps integrated on intranet pages.  If you’re able to implement both server and client side scripting and pull the current user’s email address, you can use this guide to preauthorize a Yammer session so apps utilizing…


When does a user getting logged out of Yammer?

When a user logs in to Yammer on the web, mobile application or authenticate with a Yammer app, they get a token. The token for the Yammer mobile application and to a Yammer app will be valid as long as the user is active (and they didn’t revoke access to the app). On the web…


Find Office 365 users with Yammer licenses

Many times, we see customers that would like to know how many of their users have license for a specific Office 365 service. This post focuses on how to locate the users with Yammer licenses using PowerShell, it is based on this TechNet article: View account license and service details with Office 365 PowerShell with…


Join External networks on Yammer

As a Verified Admin of a canonical Yammer network, you can decide if users in your network can join other external networks. For example, as an admin you can approve your user’s requests to join external networks. In this post we will describe the approval process for a user who wants to join an external…


Interpreting a Yammer User Export

User Export Admins can use this document to assist with looking up data on your users, as well as being able to perform an audit of the users who are members of your network. Additionally, admins can perform user maintenance based off the current state of your users based on this data.   Performing the…


Yammer Mobile App Logon Scenarios

Yammer offers several different options when it comes to logging in so you can choose the one that’s best for your organization.  As such, there are many different login flows you may see depending on which method is employed on your network.  Below, I have detailed each of these flows so you can know what…