This is a course that targets the needs of IT professionals who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating Office 365 services, including its identities, dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies. This course focuses on skills required to set up an Office 365 tenant, including federation with existing user identities, and skills required to sustain an Office 365 tenant and its users.
This course will provide experienced IT professionals with the training that they need to plan, configure, and manage an Office 365 environment. Students who attend this course are expected to have a fairly broad understanding of several on-premises technologies such as Domain Name System (DNS) and AD DS, and a general understanding of Exchange Server, Microsoft Lync Server or Skype for Business Server, and Microsoft SharePoint Server.
A minimum of two years of experience administering the Windows Server operating system, including Windows Server 2012 or later.
A minimum of one year of experience working with AD DS.
A minimum of one year of experience working with name resolution, including DNS.
Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates.
Experience working with Windows PowerShell.
Experience working with Exchange Server 2013 or later, Lync Server 2013
or Skype for Business Server 2015, and SharePoint Server 2013 or later is beneficial but not required.
This course is delivered as MOC on Demand. In addition you will have Digital MOC available for reading online or offline.
This course also is intended as preparation material for IT professionals who are looking to take the exams 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements and 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services to obtain the MCSA: Office 365 certification.
Overview of Office 365
Provisioning an Office 365 tenant
Planning a pilot deployment
Managing user accounts and licenses
Managing passwords and authentication
Managing security groups in Office 365
Managing Office 365 users and groups with Windows PowerShell
Configuring administrative access
Planning for Office 365 clients
Planning connectivity for Office 365 clients
Configuring connectivity for Office 365 clients
Planning and preparing for directory synchronization
Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
Managing Office 365 identities with directory synchronization
Overview of Office 365 ProPlus
Planning and managing user-driven Office 365 ProPlus deployments
Planning and managing centralized deployments of Office 365 ProPlus
Office telemetry and reporting
Overview of Exchange Online
Managing Exchange Online recipients
Planning and configuring Exchange Online permissions
Planning and configuring email flow in Office 365
Planning and configuring email protection in Office 365
Planning and configuring client access policies
Migrating to Exchange Online
Planning and configuring Skype for Business Online service settings
Configuring Skype for Business Online users and client connectivity
Planning voice integration with Skype for Business Online
Configuring SharePoint Online services
Planning and configuring SharePoint site collections
Planning and configuring external user sharing
Planning and managing Yammer Enterprise
Planning and configuring OneDrive for Business
Configuring Office 365 groups and Microsoft Teams
Overview of the compliance features in Office 365
Planning and configuring Azure Rights Mmanagement in Office 365
Managing the compliance features in Office 365
Troubleshooting Office 365
Monitoring Office 365 service health
Understanding identity federation
Planning an AD FS deployment
Deploy AD FS for identity federation with Office 365
Planning and implementing hybrid solutions (Optional)
Keywords: Office 365