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Managing Office 365 Identities and Services (MS-20346)

Managing Office 365 Identities and Services (MS-20346)

Office 365 5-Day Training

This is a 5-day Instructor Led Training (ILT) 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 users. This course maps to the following two certification exams: 70-346 and 70-347.

Windows Azure and Office 365 are required or used as part of the lab for this course, which may not be available in all countries.  Please check with your Microsoft training provider that these cloud services are available in your area.  Training Providers please reference the course setup guide for more details. 

NOTE: This course uses resources in Microsoft Azure, and requires that students have a Microsoft Azure account. Learning Centers are authorized to assign Azure Learning Passes to students for this course rather than ask students to sign up for Azure trial accounts, as was the previous practice in 20346A. In addition, do NOT provision an Office 365 tenant in advance. The Office 365 tenant will be provisioned as part of the class.

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This course is offered as:

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Course Material Covers:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Provision Office 365
  • Plan and Implement Networking and Security in Office 365
  • Manage Cloud Identities
  • Implement and Manage Identities by Using DirSync
  • Implement and Manage Federated Identities for Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • Monitor and Troubleshoot Office 365 Availability and Usage
  • Manage Clients and End-User Devices
  • Provision SharePoint Online Site Collections
  • Configure Exchange Online and Lync Online for End Users
  • Plan for Exchange Online and Lync Online
Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for IT professionals and consultants who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating the Office 365 services, including its dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies. This course is also intended for network administrators and IT managers responsible for managing and maintaining Office 365, including identities, document protection, integration with on-premise directory services, and compliance with service level agreements.

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  • Lunch and snacks provided on each day of class

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Course Outline

Module 1: Preparing for Office 365 
This module reviews the features of Office 365 and identifies recent improvements to the service. It then identifies the challenges in deploying Office 365 the benefits of the FastTrack approach compared to the traditional plan/prepare/migrate deployment process. After this, you examine how to plan the pilot, provision tenant accounts and finally, verify that clients can connect to the Office 365 service. 
Lessons

Lab : Setting up the Lucerne Publishing Datacenter Environment

Lab : Preparing for Office 365

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 2: Managing Users, Groups, and Licenses 
In this module, students learn about managing users, groups, and licenses by using the Office 365 console and Microsoft PowerShell. 
Lessons

Lab : Managing Users, Groups, and Licenses

Lab : Continue Lucerne Publishing Datacenter Setup

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 3: Administering Office 365
In this module, students learn about more complex administration functions, such as the management of administrators themselves, how to configure and set password policies in Office 365, and how to enable and administer rights management to protect confidential documents.
Lessons

Lab : Administering Office 365

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 4: Planning and Managing Clients 
In this module, students learn how to plan for client deployment and ensure that users get the tools they need to interact with Office 365 effectively. This module covers the planning process, how to make Office 365 ProPlus available to end-users directly, 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

Lab : Managing Clients

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 5: Planning DNS and Exchange Migration 
In this module, you learn about the factors that cover DNS domain configuration for Office 365, where you need to add the customer's existing domain or domains to Office 365. This module also covers the individual settings that you need to configure so that each Office 365 service works correctly and fully supports client access. These activities typically happen in the Deploy phase of the FastTrack process.

So far, you have been looking at Office 365 on its own. In this module, you move on to considering what you have to cover when migrating services from your on-premise environment, starting with your email system. This module addresses the key issues of migrating email accounts to Exchange Online and the planning involved in that process. In the lab, you will practice that planning and then carry out a cutover migration from your on-premises environment to Exchange Online.

Lessons

Lab : Preparing for Exchange Migration

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 6: Planning Exchange Online and Configuring DNS Records 
In this module, you learn about the factors that cover DNS domain configuration for Office 365, where you need to add the customer's existing domain or domains to Office 365. This module also covers the individual settings that you need to configure so that each Office 365 service works correctly and fully supports client access. These activities typically happen in the Deploy phase of the FastTrack process. This module also addresses the key issues of migrating email accounts to Exchange Online and the planning involved in that process.

Lessons

Lab : Configuring DNS Records and Migrating to Exchange Online

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 7: Administering Exchange Online 
In this module, you learn how to configure Exchange Online settings that you planned in the previous module, including archive polices, anti-malware and anti-spam settings, additional email addresses and external contacts and resources. These are actions that you would typically carry out during the Deploy phase of the Office 365 FastTrack deployment or as part of the normal management operations of Exchange Online.

You typically carry out these actions through the Office 365 portal, although you can also use the Windows Azure Active Directory PowerShell console to access additional features.

Lessons

Lab : Administering Exchange Online

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 8: Configuring SharePoint Online 
In this module, students learn how to plan a SharePoint Online implementation that reflects the customer's needs and then create site collections that reflect those requirements. This module then covers the process of external user sharing with SharePoint Online and describes how this arrangement helps organizations share information more effectively. 
Lessons

Lab : Configuring SharePoint Online

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 9: Configuring Lync Online 
In this module, students learn how to identify factors in the customer's environment that need to be reflected in the Lync Online deployment plan, then configure Lync Online to reflect the customer's business requirements, both at the end-user level and at the organization level. 
Lessons

Lab : Configuring Lync Online

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 10: Implementing Directory Synchronization 
In this module, students learn how to plan, prepare and implement DirSync as a methodology for user and group management in an Office 365 deployment. The module covers the preparation of an on-premises environment, the installation and configuration of DirSync, and how to manage Active Directory users after DirSync has been enabled. 
Lessons

Lab : Implementing Directory Synchronization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 11: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services
In this module, students learn to plan for single sign-on (SSO) by using Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and then cover the process for setting up an AD FS server farm and an AD FS proxy. This module also cover the management process for certificates and the AD FS servers.
Lessons

Lab : Implementing Active Directory Federation Services

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 12: Monitoring Office 365
In this module, students learn about monitoring user connections to Office 365 and how to cope with service outages. They look at a range of tools that diagnose service health and review the reports that Office 365 provides.
Lessons

Lab : Monitoring Office 365 (Optional)

After completing this module, students will be able to:

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He was very knowledgable in the course material and presented it in a very methodical way. The course materials were great and are resources we will use in the future.

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Brooke Army Medical Center (CTR)

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DHS

Instructor was very knowledgeable in all subjects of the course and tailored his lessons and labs to the student's weaknesses. Very eager to help students in any way he can.

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MA Army National Guard

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IMC

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Prerequisites?

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • Knowledge:
    • Completion of Clinic 40041 or equivalent technical knowledge.
    • Cloud-based service concepts
    • Overview of Office 365 and its component services
    • Active Directory Directory Service
    • TCP/IP network routing
    • Domain Name Services (DNS)
    • X.509 Certificates
    • Firewall ports
  • Experience:
    • Using Windows PowerShell
    • Administering Office 365 with Office 365 Admin Center
    • Working with virtual machines
    • Using Remote Desktop
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