20347 Enabling and Managing Office 365

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.

Target Audience

This course will provide experienced IT professionals with the training that they need to plan, configure, and manage an Office 365 environment. Students who attend this course are expected to have a fairly broad understanding of several on-premises technologies such as Domain Name System (DNS) and AD DS, and a general understanding of Exchange Server, Microsoft Lync Server or Skype for Business Server, and Microsoft SharePoint Server. This course also is intended as preparation material for IT professionals who are looking to take the exams 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements and 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services to obtain the MCSA: Office 365 certification.


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.


Online Live 3 Days

Course Outline

1 – Planning & Provisioning Microsoft Office 365

Overview of Office 365
Provisioning an Office 365 tenant
Planning a pilot deployment
Lab: Provisioning Office 365

2 – Managing Microsoft Office 365 Users & Groups

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 Lab: Managing Office 365 groups and administration

3 – Configuring Client Connectivity to Microsoft Office 365

Planning for Office 365 clients
Planning connectivity for Office 365 clients
Configuring connectivity for Office 365 clients
Lab: Configuring client connectivity to Office 365

4 – Planning & Configuring Directory Synchronization

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

5 – Planning & Deploying Office 2016 ProPlus

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

6 – Planning & Managing Exchange Online Recipients and Permissions

Overview of Exchange Online
Managing Exchange Online recipients
Planning and configuring Exchange Online permissions
Lab: Managing Exchange Online recipients and permissions

7 – Planning & Configuring Microsoft Exchange Online Services

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
Lab: Configuring email protection and client policies

8 – Planning & Deploying Skype for Business Online

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

9 – Planning & Configuring SharePoint Online

Configuring SharePoint Online services
Planning and configuring SharePoint site collections
Planning and configuring external user sharing
Lab: Configuring SharePoint Online

10 – Planning & Configuring a Office 365 Collaboration Solution

Planning and managing Yammer Enterprise
Planning and configuring OneDrive for Business
Configuring Office 365 groups
Lab: Planning and configuring an Office 365 collaboration solution

11 – Planning & Configuring Rights Management & Compliance

Overview of the compliance features in Office 365
Planning and configuring Azure Rights Management in Office 365
Managing the compliance features in Office 365
Lab: Configuring Rights Management and compliance

12 – Monitoring & Troubleshooting Microsoft Office 365

Troubleshooting Office 365
Monitoring Office 365 service health
Lab: Monitoring and troubleshooting Office 365

13 – Planning & Configuring Identity Federation

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