MS-201: Implementing a Hybrid and Secure Messaging Platform

Systems engineer that takes cloud expertise further

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Systems engineer that takes cloud expertise further

Messaging Administrators are responsible for managing hygiene, messaging infrastructure, hybrid configuration, migration, disaster recovery, high availability, and client access.

Summary

Who takes this course

IT professionals

Difficulty

Intermediate

Assessment

Exam that evaluates skills to implement infrastructure solutions in Azure and the ability to implement and monitor cloud and hybrid solutions, as well as supporting application lifecycle management.

Certification

MS-201 Implementing a Hybrid and Secure Messaging Platform

Completion time

4 days

Curriculum

Defining a Hybrid Messaging Strategy

Summary

Length
2 days
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

This course introduces you to the world of hybrid messaging. You will learn how to deploy a hybrid environment for your Exchange organization and how to migrate mailboxes to Exchange Online. You will begin by examining available mailbox migration options, and then focus on planning for a hybrid deployment. Finally, you will learn how to implement and troubleshoot a hybrid deployment.

What you’ll learn

  • Plan Mailbox Migrations
  • Plan IMAP Migrations
  • Plan Cutover and Staged Migrations
  • Perform Advanced Migrations
  • Run the Hybrid Configuration Wizard
  • Deploy and Manage an Edge Transport Server
  • Configure a Hybrid Deployment using the HCW
  • Implement Advanced Hybrid Functionality
  • Troubleshoot Hybrid Deployments

Prerequisites

  • Proficient understanding of DNS.
  • Basic understanding of messaging within Exchange Server or Exchange Online.
  • Basic understanding of Active Directory and domain controller infrastructure along with identity management.
  • Basic functional experience with Microsoft 365 services and directory synchronization.
  • At least 5 years of general IT experience.
Managing Messaging Security, Hygiene, and Compliance

Summary

Length
2 days
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

In this course you will learn about the different messaging-related security and compliance service configurations and settings with Exchange Server and Exchange Online. You will begin by examining the fundamentals of message hygiene with Exchange Online Protection and Exchange Advanced Threat Protection, as well as connection and spam filtering with Exchange. You will then examine messaging compliance solutions, such as retention and data loss prevention policies, as well as audit log investigations and eDiscovery search mechanisms from the messaging compliance perspective. You will learn how to plan a proper deployment and how to perform the basic implementation process for each solution. You will conclude the course by examining how to manage permissions that are assigned to user and admin roles.

What you’ll learn

  • Plan for Message Hygiene
  • Manage Anti-Malware and Anti-Spam Policies
  • Manage Advanced Threat Protection
  • Plan for Messaging Compliance in the SCC
  • Plan for Messaging Compliance in Exchange
  • Manage Exchange Online Archiving and Auditing
  • Manage Content Search
  • Manage Admin Role-based Permissions
  • Manage User Role-based Permissions
  • Plan for Exchange Setup – RBAC and AD Split Permissions

Prerequisites

  • Proficient understanding of DNS.
  • Basic understanding of messaging within Exchange Server or Exchange Online.
  • Basic understanding of Active Directory and domain controller infrastructure along with identity management.
  • Basic functional experience with Microsoft 365 services and directory synchronization.
  • At least 5 years of general IT experience.

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