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MCP 506 - Managing Office 365 Identities and Services

 

Course Description

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.

Course Objectives

  • 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?

  • IT and security professionals
  • IT managers and consultants who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating the Office 365 services, including its dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies.

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

Module 1: Preparing for Office 365

  • Introduction to Office 365
  • Provisioning Tenant Accounts
  • Planning a PilotEnabling Client Connectivity

Module 2: Managing Users, Groups, and Licenses

  • Manage users and licenses by using the Office 365 admin center. 
  • Manage security and distribution groups by using the Office 365 admin center. 
  • Manage users, licenses, and groups by using Windows PowerShell.

Day 2

Module 3: Administering Office 365

  • Manage Administrator Roles in Office 365
  • Configure Password Management
  • Administer Rights Management

Module 4: Planning and Managing Clients

  • Plan for deploying Office 365 clients. 
  • Prepare for user-driven client deployments. 
  • Prepare for managed IT deployments of Office 365 clients. 
  • Implement and use Office Telemetry with Office 365 clients.

Day 3

Module 5: Planning DNS and Exchange Migration

  • Explain how to add custom domains to Office 365 and customize this domains to the 
  • organization’s requirements. 
  • Recommend a mailbox migration strategy for moving to Exchange Online 
  • Plan for implementing Exchange Online within your organization 
  • Configure DNS records for Office 365 services.

Module 6: Planning Exchange Online and Configuring DNS Records

  • Explain how to add custom domains to Office 365 and customize these domains to the organization’s requirements. 
  • Recommend a mailbox migration strategy for moving to Exchange Online. 
  • Plan for implementing Exchange Online within your organization. 
  • Configure DNS records for Office 365 services.

Module 7: Administering Exchange Online

  • Configure Messaging Records Management (MRM) for Exchange Online 
  • Manage Anti-malware and Anti-spam Policies 
  • Configure additional email addresses for users 
  • Create and manage external contacts, resources, and groups in Exchange Online

Day 4

Module 8: Configuring SharePoint Online

  • Manage SharePoint site collections by using the SharePoint Online admin center and Windows PowerShell. 
  • Configure external user sharing by using the Office 365 admin center. 
  • Plan a collaboration solution.

Module 9: Configuring Lync Online

  • Plan for Lync Online. 
  • Configure Lync Online settings.

Module 10: Implementing Directory Synchronization

  • Prepare an on-premises environment ready for directory synchronization. 
  • Install and configure DirSync. 
  • Manage Active Directory users in a DirSync enabled scenario.

Day 5

Module 11: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services

  • Plan for an AD FS deployment. 
  • Install and manage AD FS servers. 
  • Install and manage AD FS proxies.

Module 12: Monitoring Office 365

  • Isolate and identify causes of Office 365 service interruption. 
  • Monitor Office 365 service health. 
  • Analyze and use Office 365 reports.