About the Course
Learn about Office 365 Management, including key components of Office 365, how to move your organization to Office 365, how to configure Office 365, and how to manage Office 365 ProPlus deployments.
The course begins with an introduction to the core components of Office 365. You will begin by examining Exchange Online, including how to create and manage recipients, as well as how to manage anti-malware, anti-spam, and your disaster recovery needs. This is followed by an introduction to retention policies and tags, including how to plan for migration strategies and how to select the right migration option for your organization. You will also learn how to migrate mailboxes to Office 365 in a hybrid deployment.
The course then introduces you to SharePoint Online. You will learn how to create a SharePoint hybrid environment and how to manage your local site. This includes an introduction to the encryption services used by SharePoint Online, as well as data loss prevention and anti-malware protection. From SharePoint Online, you will transition to Microsoft Teams. You will examine how to use collaboration apps in Office 365, and you will be introduced to user authentication, guest access, audio conferencing, and implementing phone systems.
Following this introduction to Office 365 components, the course takes a deep dive into what it takes to move an organization to Office 365. Since every successful deployment is a product of extensive planning, this course focuses on how to plan for network requirements, service setup, and a hybrid environment. This includes planning for a hybrid Exchange environment, a hybrid SharePoint environment, and a hybrid Skype for Business environment. The course then examines what it takes to migrate your organization to Office 365, including how to clean up Active Directory, how to plan for mail migration, as well as performance and network considerations when migrating mail.
At this point, the course transitions from planning for Office 365 to configuring Office 365. This begins with an introduction to the Office 365 clients, including mobile clients and Office online. Once you have a firm understanding of the Office 365 clients, you will then learn how to configure client connectivity to Office 365. This includes employing automatic client configuration, as well as how to configure the DNS records that must be maintained to support automatic client configuration. You will then examine Outlook clients and how to configure multi-factor authentication, as well as how to troubleshoot client connectivity issues.
The course then moves into the realm of Office 365 ProPlus deployments. You will learn how to manage client-driven installations, with a focus on Office 365 ProPlus licensing, activation, and update options. The course then examines how to manage centralized Office 365 ProPlus deployments, which involves configuring Office 365 ProPlus with the Office Deployment tool and deploying Office 365 ProPlus using Group Policy.
From there you will move into Office Telemetry, where you will learn about the data that is collected by Office Telemetry and how to plan for Telemetry. The course then examines how to install and configure Office Telemetry, as well as how to perform custom reporting in the Telemetry dashboard. The course concludes with a discussion on Windows Analytics, including how to configure Analytics and how to enroll devices in Analytics. This provides the foundation for using Analytics to assess your organization’s readiness to deploy Office 365.
This course is based on the objectives of the course version MS-100T01-A.