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A-365 - MCSA: Office 365 Training Boot Camp

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Course Description

Earning an MCSA: Office 365 certification qualifies you for a position as a software as a service (SaaS) administrator or cloud applications administrator focused on managing Office 365 business productivity products like Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync. The MCSA: Office 365 boot camp 5 days of an intense deep dive into every aspect of Office 365.  As part of this boot camp you will take two exams (70-346 and 70-347) to test and certify for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Office 365 official certification. If your goal is to learn Office 365 and pass the certification exam – this boot camp is for you.

Course Objectives

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

Course Audience

This exam is designed for IT professionals who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating the Office 365 services, including its dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies. They should have experience with the Office 365 Admin Center and an understanding of Exchange Online, Lync Online, SharePoint Online, Office 365 ProPlus, and Microsoft Azure Active Directory. This includes experience with service descriptions, configuration options, and integrating services with existing identity management and on-premises infrastructure to support the business requirements of an organization.

Course Outline

Provision Office 365

  • Provision tenants
  • Add and configure custom domains
  • Plan a pilot

Plan and Implement Networking and Security in Office 365

  • Configure DNS records for services
  • Enable client connectivity to Office 365
  • Administer rights management (RM)
  • Manage administrator roles in Office 365

Manage Cloud Identities

  • Configure password management
  • Manage user and security groups
  • Manage cloud identities with Windows PowerShell

Implement and Manage Identities by Using DirSync

  • Prepare on-premises Active Directory for DirSync
  • Set up DirSync [WAAD sync tool]
  • Manage Active Directory users and groups with DirSync in place

Implement and Manage Federated Identities (single sign-on [SSO])

  • Plan requirements for Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
  • Install and manage AD FS servers
  • Install and manage AD FS proxy servers

Monitor and Troubleshoot Office 365 Availability & Usage

  • Analyze reports
  • Monitor service health
  • Isolate service interruption

Manage Clients and End User Devices

  • Manage user-driven client deployments
  • Manage IT deployments of Office 365 ProPlus
  • Set up telemetry and reporting
  • Plan for Office clients

Provision SharePoint Online Site Collections

  • Configure external user sharing
  • Create SharePoint site collection
  • Plan a collaboration solution

Configure Exchange Online and Lync Online for End Users

  • Configure additional email addresses for users
  • Create and manage external contacts, resources, and groups
  • Configure personal archive policies
  • Configure Lync end-user communication settings

Plan for Exchange Online and Lync Online

  • Manage antimalware and anti-spam policies
  • Recommend a mailbox migration strategy
  • Plan for Exchange Online
  • Manage Lync global external communications settings​

Course 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)
  • 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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