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Enabling and Managing Office 365

Course Summary

Course is designed for the IT Professionals who needs to deploy and operate 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.

Prerequisites:  A minimum of two years of experience administering the Windows Server operating system, including Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2. Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates.

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Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan an Office 365 deployment, configure the Office 365 tenant, and plan a pilot deployment.
  • Manage Office 365 users, groups, and licenses, and configure delegated administration.
  • Plan and configure client connectivity to Office 365.
  • Plan and configure directory synchronization between Azure AD and on-premises AD DS.
  • Plan and implement the deployment of Office 365 ProPlus.
  • Plan and manage Exchange Online recipients and permissions.
  • Plan and configure Exchange Online services.
  • Plan and implement the Skype for Business Online deployment.
  • Plan and configure SharePoint Online.
  • Plan and configure an Office 365 collaboration solution that includes Yammer Enterprise,
  • OneDrive for Business, and Office 365 groups.
  • Plan and configure the integration between Office 365 and Azure RMS,  and configure compliance features in Office 365.
  • Monitor and review Office 365 services and troubleshoot Office 365 issues.
  • Plan and implement identity federation between on-premises AD DS and Azure AD.

Course Outline

Module 1: Planning and provisioning Microsoft Office 365

This module reviews the features of Office 365 and identifies recent improvements to the service. Also it describes how to configure an Office 365 tenant and plan for a pilot deployment.

Lessons

  • Overview of Office 365
  • Provisioning an Office 365 tenant
  • Planning a pilot deployment
  • Lab : Provisioning Office 365
  • Configuring an Office 365 tenant
  • Configuring a custom domain
  • Exploring the Office 365 administrator interfaces

Module 2: Managing Microsoft Office 365 users and groups

This module describes how to manage Office 365 users, groups, and licenses, and configure administrative access by using the Office 365 console and the Windows PowerShell command-line interface.

Lessons

  • 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
  • Lab : Managing Office 365 users and passwords
  • Managing Office 365 users and licenses by using the Office 365 admin center
  • Managing Office 365 password policies
  • Lab : Managing Office 365 groups and administration
  • Managing Office 365 groups
  • Managing Office 365 users and groups by using Windows PowerShell
  • Configuring delegated administrators

Module 3: Configuring client connectivity to Microsoft Office 365

This module describes the different types of client software that you can use to connect to Office 365, and the infrastructure requirements that the clients need to meet to connect to Office 365. Also this teaches you how to configure different types of Office 365 clients.

Lessons

  • Planning for Office 365 clients
  • Planning connectivity for Office 365 clients
  • Configuring connectivity for Office 365 clients
  • Lab : Configuring client connectivity to Office 365
  • Configuring DNS records for Office 365 clients
  • Running the Office 365 connectivity analyzer tools
  • Connecting Office 2016 clients

Module 4: Planning and configuring directory synchronization

This module describes how to plan and configure directory synchronization between Azure AD and on-premises AD DS.

Lessons

  • Planning and preparing for directory synchronization
  • Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
  • Managing Office 365 identities with directory synchronization
  • Lab : Planning and configuring directory synchronization
  • Preparing for directory synchronization
  • Configuring directory synchronization
  • Managing Active Directory users and groups

Module 5: Planning and deploying Office 2016 ProPlus

This module covers the planning process, how to make Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus directly available to end users, and how to deploy it as a managed package. Finally, this module covers how to set up Office telemetry so that administrators can keep track of how users are interacting with Microsoft Office.

Lessons

  • 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
  • Lab : Deploying Office 365 ProPlus
  • Preparing an Office 365 ProPlus managed installation
  • Managing user-driven Office 365 ProPlus installations
  • Managing Centralized Office 365 ProPlus installations

Module 6: Planning and managing Exchange Online recipients and permissions

This module describes Exchange Online and explains how to create and manage recipient objects and how to manage and delegate Exchange security.

Lessons

  • Overview of Exchange Online
  • Managing Exchange Online recipients
  • Planning and configuring Exchange Online permissions
  • Lab : Managing Exchange Online recipients and permissions
  • Configuring Exchange Online recipients
  • Configuring delegated administration

Module 7: Planning and configuring Microsoft Exchange Online services

This module describes how to plan and configure Exchange Online services. It also explains how to plan and configure anti-malware and anti-spam settings in Office 365.

Lessons

  • 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
  • Lab : Configuring message transport in Exchange Online
  • Configuring message transport settings
  • Lab : Configuring email protection and client policies
  • Configuring email protection
  • Configuring client access policies

Module 8: Planning and deploying Skype for Business Online

This module describes how to plan and implement the Skype for Business Online deployment. Also it describes how to plan voice integration with Skype for Business Online.

Lessons

  • 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
  • Lab : Deploying Skype for Business Online
  • Configuring Skype for Business Online organization settings
  • Configuring Skype for Business Online user settings
  • Configuring a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Module 9: Planning and configuring SharePoint Online

This module describes the administrative features available within SharePoint Online and the most common configuration tasks for any administrator who starts using SharePoint Online. Also it describes the concept of site collections and the different sharing options within SharePoint Online. A brief overview of additional portals, such as the video portal, are also provided.

Lessons

  • Configuring SharePoint Online services
  • Planning and configuring SharePoint site collections
  • Planning and configuring external user sharing
  • Lab : Configuring SharePoint Online
  • Configuring SharePoint Online settings
  • Creating and configuring a SharePoint Online site collection
  • Configuring and verifying external user sharingConfigure

Module 10: Planning and configuring a Office 365 collaboration solution

This module describes how to plan and implement a SharePoint collaboration solution, and how to enable Yammer Enterprise services within Office 365 and OneDrive for Business, and Office 365 groups.

Lessons

  • Planning and managing Yammer Enterprise
  • Planning and configuring OneDrive for Business
  • Configuring Office 365 groups
  • Lab : Planning and configuring an Office 365 collaboration solution
  • Configuring a Yammer Enterprise
  • Configuring OneDrive for Business
  • Configuring Office 365 groups

Module 11: Planning and configuring rights management and compliance

This module describes the compliance features in Office 365 and explains how to manage them. Also it describes how to plan and configure Microsoft Azure Rights Management (Azure RMS). Additionally it discusses the security features in Office 365.

Lessons

  • Overview of the compliance features in Office 365
  • Planning and configuring Azure Rights Management in Office 365
  • Managing the compliance features in Office 365
  • Lab : Configuring Rights Management and compliance
  • Configuring rights management in Office 365
  • Configuring compliance features

Module 12: Monitoring and troubleshooting Microsoft Office 365

This module describes how to monitor and review Office 365 services, and troubleshoot Office 365 issues.

Lessons

  • Troubleshooting Office 365
  • Monitoring Office 365 service health
  • Lab : Monitoring and troubleshooting Office 365
  • Monitoring Office 365
  • Monitoring service health and analysing reports

Module 13: Planning and configuring identity federation

This module describes how to plan and implement identity federation between on-premises AD DS and Azure AD.

Lessons

  • Understanding identity federation
  • Planning an AD FS deployment
  • Deploy AD FS for identity federation with Office 365
  • Planning and implementing hybrid solutions (Optional)
  • Lab : Planning and configuring identity federation
  • Deploying Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Web Application
  • Configuring federation with Office 365
  • Verifying single sign-on (SSO)

Who can Benefit from this Course?

  •           Experienced IT professionals
  •           IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-345, 70-346 or 70-347

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan an Office 365 deployment, configure the Office 365 tenant, and plan a pilot deployment.
  • Manage Office 365 users, groups, and licenses, and configure delegated administration.
  • Plan and configure client connectivity to Office 365.
  • Plan and configure directory synchronization between Azure AD and on-premises AD DS.
  • Plan and implement the deployment of Office 365 ProPlus.
  • Plan and manage Exchange Online recipients and permissions.
  • Plan and configure Exchange Online services.
  • Plan and implement the Skype for Business Online deployment.
  • Plan and configure SharePoint Online.
  • Plan and configure an Office 365 collaboration solution that includes Yammer Enterprise,
  • OneDrive for Business, and Office 365 groups.
  • Plan and configure the integration between Office 365 and Azure RMS,  and configure compliance features in Office 365.
  • Monitor and review Office 365 services and troubleshoot Office 365 issues.
  • Plan and implement identity federation between on-premises AD DS and Azure AD.

Course Outline

Module 1: Planning and provisioning Microsoft Office 365

This module reviews the features of Office 365 and identifies recent improvements to the service. Also it describes how to configure an Office 365 tenant and plan for a pilot deployment.

Lessons

  • Overview of Office 365
  • Provisioning an Office 365 tenant
  • Planning a pilot deployment
  • Lab : Provisioning Office 365
  • Configuring an Office 365 tenant
  • Configuring a custom domain
  • Exploring the Office 365 administrator interfaces

Module 2: Managing Microsoft Office 365 users and groups

This module describes how to manage Office 365 users, groups, and licenses, and configure administrative access by using the Office 365 console and the Windows PowerShell command-line interface.

Lessons

  • 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
  • Lab : Managing Office 365 users and passwords
  • Managing Office 365 users and licenses by using the Office 365 admin center
  • Managing Office 365 password policies
  • Lab : Managing Office 365 groups and administration
  • Managing Office 365 groups
  • Managing Office 365 users and groups by using Windows PowerShell
  • Configuring delegated administrators

Module 3: Configuring client connectivity to Microsoft Office 365

This module describes the different types of client software that you can use to connect to Office 365, and the infrastructure requirements that the clients need to meet to connect to Office 365. Also this teaches you how to configure different types of Office 365 clients.

Lessons

  • Planning for Office 365 clients
  • Planning connectivity for Office 365 clients
  • Configuring connectivity for Office 365 clients
  • Lab : Configuring client connectivity to Office 365
  • Configuring DNS records for Office 365 clients
  • Running the Office 365 connectivity analyzer tools
  • Connecting Office 2016 clients

Module 4: Planning and configuring directory synchronization

This module describes how to plan and configure directory synchronization between Azure AD and on-premises AD DS.

Lessons

  • Planning and preparing for directory synchronization
  • Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
  • Managing Office 365 identities with directory synchronization
  • Lab : Planning and configuring directory synchronization
  • Preparing for directory synchronization
  • Configuring directory synchronization
  • Managing Active Directory users and groups

Module 5: Planning and deploying Office 2016 ProPlus

This module covers the planning process, how to make Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus directly available to end users, and how to deploy it as a managed package. Finally, this module covers how to set up Office telemetry so that administrators can keep track of how users are interacting with Microsoft Office.

Lessons

  • 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
  • Lab : Deploying Office 365 ProPlus
  • Preparing an Office 365 ProPlus managed installation
  • Managing user-driven Office 365 ProPlus installations
  • Managing Centralized Office 365 ProPlus installations

Module 6: Planning and managing Exchange Online recipients and permissions

This module describes Exchange Online and explains how to create and manage recipient objects and how to manage and delegate Exchange security.

Lessons

  • Overview of Exchange Online
  • Managing Exchange Online recipients
  • Planning and configuring Exchange Online permissions
  • Lab : Managing Exchange Online recipients and permissions
  • Configuring Exchange Online recipients
  • Configuring delegated administration

Module 7: Planning and configuring Microsoft Exchange Online services

This module describes how to plan and configure Exchange Online services. It also explains how to plan and configure anti-malware and anti-spam settings in Office 365.

Lessons

  • 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
  • Lab : Configuring message transport in Exchange Online
  • Configuring message transport settings
  • Lab : Configuring email protection and client policies
  • Configuring email protection
  • Configuring client access policies

Module 8: Planning and deploying Skype for Business Online

This module describes how to plan and implement the Skype for Business Online deployment. Also it describes how to plan voice integration with Skype for Business Online.

Lessons

  • 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
  • Lab : Deploying Skype for Business Online
  • Configuring Skype for Business Online organization settings
  • Configuring Skype for Business Online user settings
  • Configuring a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Module 9: Planning and configuring SharePoint Online

This module describes the administrative features available within SharePoint Online and the most common configuration tasks for any administrator who starts using SharePoint Online. Also it describes the concept of site collections and the different sharing options within SharePoint Online. A brief overview of additional portals, such as the video portal, are also provided.

Lessons

  • Configuring SharePoint Online services
  • Planning and configuring SharePoint site collections
  • Planning and configuring external user sharing
  • Lab : Configuring SharePoint Online
  • Configuring SharePoint Online settings
  • Creating and configuring a SharePoint Online site collection
  • Configuring and verifying external user sharingConfigure

Module 10: Planning and configuring a Office 365 collaboration solution

This module describes how to plan and implement a SharePoint collaboration solution, and how to enable Yammer Enterprise services within Office 365 and OneDrive for Business, and Office 365 groups.

Lessons

  • Planning and managing Yammer Enterprise
  • Planning and configuring OneDrive for Business
  • Configuring Office 365 groups
  • Lab : Planning and configuring an Office 365 collaboration solution
  • Configuring a Yammer Enterprise
  • Configuring OneDrive for Business
  • Configuring Office 365 groups

Module 11: Planning and configuring rights management and compliance

This module describes the compliance features in Office 365 and explains how to manage them. Also it describes how to plan and configure Microsoft Azure Rights Management (Azure RMS). Additionally it discusses the security features in Office 365.

Lessons

  • Overview of the compliance features in Office 365
  • Planning and configuring Azure Rights Management in Office 365
  • Managing the compliance features in Office 365
  • Lab : Configuring Rights Management and compliance
  • Configuring rights management in Office 365
  • Configuring compliance features

Module 12: Monitoring and troubleshooting Microsoft Office 365

This module describes how to monitor and review Office 365 services, and troubleshoot Office 365 issues.

Lessons

  • Troubleshooting Office 365
  • Monitoring Office 365 service health
  • Lab : Monitoring and troubleshooting Office 365
  • Monitoring Office 365
  • Monitoring service health and analysing reports

Module 13: Planning and configuring identity federation

This module describes how to plan and implement identity federation between on-premises AD DS and Azure AD.

Lessons

  • Understanding identity federation
  • Planning an AD FS deployment
  • Deploy AD FS for identity federation with Office 365
  • Planning and implementing hybrid solutions (Optional)
  • Lab : Planning and configuring identity federation
  • Deploying Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Web Application
  • Configuring federation with Office 365
  • Verifying single sign-on (SSO)

Who can Benefit from this Course?

  •           Experienced IT professionals
  •           IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-345, 70-346 or 70-347

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