Managing office 365 - Identities & Requirements (Preparation Exam 70 - 346)

Code : IT011
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About the Course

This preparation 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.

Module 1: Provision Office 365

  • Configure the tenant name, tenant region, initial global administrator; and manage the licensing model
  • Add and configure custom domains
  • Specify domain name, confirm ownership, specify domain purpose, and move ownership of DNS to Office 365
  • Plan a pilot (identify workloads)
  • run the Office 365 Health, Readiness and Connectivity Checks
  • run IdFix, create a test plan or use case and connect existing email
  • understand service descriptions and planning to onboard users to Office 365 

 Module 2: Plan and implement networking and security in Office 365  

  • Configure DNS records for services
  • Create DNS records for Exchange Online, Skype for Business Online and SharePoint Online
  • Enable client connectivity to Office 365
  • Configure proxy server to allow client access to Office 365 URLs
  • configure firewalls for outbound port access to Office 365
  • Administer Microsoft Azure Rights Management (RM)
  • Activate rights management, , assign roles for rights management and enable recovery of protected documents
  • Manage administrator roles in Office 365

 Module 3: Manage cloud identities

  • Configure password management
  • Setting expiration policy, password complexity and password resets in Administration Center
  • Manage user and security groups
  • Bulk import (CSV), soft delete, Administration Center and multi-factor authentication
  • Manage cloud identities with Windows PowerShell 

Module 4: Synchronization: AADSync

  • Prepare on-premises Active Directory for AADSync
  • Plan for non-routable domain names, clean up existing objects,
  • plan for filtering Active Directory, and support for multiple forests
  • Set up AADSync tool
  • Implement soft match filtering and identify synchronised attributes, password sync and installation requirements
  • Manage Active Directory users and groups with AADSync in place
  • Delete (soft delete), create and modify users and groups

Module 5: Implement and manage federated identities for single sign-on: SSO

  • Plan requirements for Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
  • Plan namespaces and certificates, AD FS internal topologies and dependencies, WAP/AD FS proxy topologies
  • Install and manage AD FS servers
  • Create AD FS service accounts, configure farm or stand-alone settings, 5-convert from standard to federated domain, and manage certificate life cycle
  • Install and manage WAP/AD FS proxy servers
  • Set up perimeter network name resolution, install required Windows roles and features
  • set up certificates, configure WAP/AD FS proxy settings and set custom proxy forms login page

Module 6: Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage  

  • Analyse reports
  • Analyse service reports, mail protection reports, auditing log and portal email hygiene reports
  • Monitor service health
  • Using RSS feed, service health ,Office 365 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager and Windows PowerShell cmdlets
  • Isolate service interruption
  • Create a service request, Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer (RCA), Microsoft Lync Connectivity Analyzer tool, Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer tool and hybrid free/busy troubleshooter

Target Audience

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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Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

Course Location and Date

29 Nov - 03 Dec
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

Course Location and Date

14 - 18 Feb 2021
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

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