20347: Enabling & Managing Office 365 Training

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Course Description

 
This course 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.
Course Length: 5 Days
Course Tuition: $2090 (US)

Prerequisites

A minimum of two years of experience administering the Windows Server operating system, including Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2. 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.

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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Describe the features and benefits of Office 365.
Provision new tenant accounts.
Plan a pilot deployment of Office 365.
 
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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Manage user accounts and licenses by using the Microsoft Office 365 admin center.
Manage passwords and authentication.
Manage security and distribution groups by using the Office 365 admin center.
Manage Office 365 users and groups by using Windows PowerShell.
Configure administrative access.
 
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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Plan for the deployment of Microsoft Office 365 clients.
Plan for, and troubleshoot, connectivity for Office 365 clients.
Configure connectivity for Office 365 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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Plan and prepare for directory synchronization.
Implement directory synchronization by using Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect (Azure AD Connect).
Manage Microsoft Office 365 identities with directory synchronization.
 
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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Describe Office 365 ProPlus.
Plan and manage user-driven Office 365 ProPlus deployments.
Plan and manage centralized deployments for Office 365 ProPlus.
Describe Office telemetry and reporting.
 
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
Describe Exchange Online.
Manage Exchange Online recipients.
Plan and configure 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
Plan and configure email flow in Office 365.
Plan and configure antimalware and anti-spam settings in Office 365.
Plan and configure policies for Exchange Online clients.
Plan and configure a migration to Exchange Online.
 
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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Plan and configure Skype for Business Online service settings.
Configure Skype for Business Online user settings and clients.
Plan voice integration with Skype for Business Online.
 
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
Configure SharePoint Online services.
Plan and configure SharePoint Online site collections.
Plan and configure external user sharing.
 
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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Enable and configure Yammer Enterprise.
Configure OneDrive for Business.
Configure 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 rRights Mmanagement in Office 365
Managing the compliance features in Office 365
Lab: Configuring Rrights Mmanagement and compliance
 
Configuring rights management in Office 365
Configuring compliance features
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Describe the compliance features in Office 365.
Configure Azure RMS in Office 365.
Manage the compliance features in Office 365.
 
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 analyzing reports
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Troubleshoot Microsoft Office 365 connectivity and service issues.
Monitor Office 365 service health.
 
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)
Describe how identity federation works, and how AD FS can be used to implement identity federation.
Plan an AD FS deployment to support identify federation with Office 365.
Deploy AD FS to enable SSO for Office 365.
Describe hybrid solutions for Exchange Server, Skype for Business Server, and SharePoint Server.

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