MS-100: Microsoft 365 Identity and Services

Plan, deploy and operate Office 365 services

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Your track starts with the recommended online courses below, the goal is to pass the Microsoft Certified Professional exam at the end.

Summary

Who takes this course

IT professionals who are interested in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating Office 365 services, including dependent and supporting technologies

Difficulty

Intermediate

Assessment

After the online courses your assessment score will be used to create a learning plan for the MOC on Demand course.

Certification

MS-100 Microsoft 365 Identity and Services

Completion time

5 days

Curriculum

Office 365 Management

Summary

Length
2 days
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

Office 365 Management introduces the key components of Office 365, focusing primarily on Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Microsoft Teams. The course then examines how to move an organization to Office 365 by targeting network requirements planning, service setup, and hybrid deployments for Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Skype for Business. The course then examines what it takes to migrate an 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.

The course then introduces Office 365 clients, including mobile clients and Office online. You will learn how to configure client connectivity to Office 365, including 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 transitions to managing client-driven installations, with a focus on Office 365 ProPlus licensing, activation, and update options. You will then learn 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 the course moves 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.

What you’ll learn

  • Introducing Office 365
  • Moving an organization to Office 365
  • Configuring your Office 365 Tenant
  • Configuring Office Client Connectivity to Office 365
  • Managing user-driven and centralized Office 365 ProPlus deployments
  • Configuring Office Telemetry
  • Configuring Microsoft Analytics

Prerequisites

  • This course is designed for persons who are aspiring to the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Admin role and have completed one of the Microsoft 365 work load administrator certification paths.
Microsoft 365 Tenant and Service Management

Summary

Length
1 day
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

Microsoft 365 Tenant and Service Management focuses how to plan, manage, and customize your organization’s Microsoft 365 tenant and services. The course begins with an analysis of how to design your Microsoft 365 tenant. You will learn how to plan for a Microsoft 365 on-premises infrastructure, including preparing your organization for Microsoft 365 Enterprise, how to estimate your network bandwidth requirements, and best practices for integrating to Microsoft 365. The course then covers how to plan your identity and authentication solution. This includes an examination of various authentication methods, including modern authentication, multi-factor authentication, pass-through authentication, and federated authentication. This discussion ends with a review of Active Directory federation services in Microsoft Azure, and how to restrict traffic in an AD FS deployment.

You will then transition from planning your Microsoft 365 tenant to configuring it. This begins with the various subscription options and component services that must be considered. You then move into setting up your organizational profile, managing tenant subscriptions, services, and add-ins. And to assist in this effort, you will be introduced to Microsoft FastTrack, and how this service can assist organizations in configuring their tenant and services.

With your Microsoft tenant and services in place, you will then learn how to manage these features following your initial deployment. Specifically, you will learn how to configure tenant roles and how to manage tenant health and services. This includes learning how to monitor your tenant health, how to develop an incident response plan, and how to request assistance from Microsoft.

What you’ll learn

  • Plan a Microsoft 365 on-premises infrastructure
  • Plan an identity and authentication solution
  • Plan and configure your Microsoft 365 experience
  • Leverage Microsoft’s FastTrack and partner services
  • Implement domain services
  • Configure Microsoft 365 tenant roles
  • Manage Microsoft 365 tenant health and services

Prerequisites

  • This course is designed for persons who are aspiring to the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Admin role and have completed one of the Microsoft 365 work load administrator certification paths.
Microsoft 365 Identity Management

Summary

Length
2 days
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

Microsoft 365 Identity Management focuses on how to manage user security groups and licenses for cloud identities, and how to plan and implement identity synchronization, federated identities, applications, and external access.

The course begins by examining how to manage user security groups and licenses for cloud identities. You will examine how to create user accounts in Microsoft 365, and how to manage those accounts as well as user licenses. The course then provides instruction on how to manage admin roles, security groups, and passwords in Microsoft 365. You will be introduced to identity management in Azure Active Directory, multi-factor authentication, and self-service password management.

The course then examines how to plan and implement identity synchronization. This begins with an introduction to identity synchronization, which includes an overview of Microsoft 365 authentication and provisioning options. You will then be introduced to directory synchronization and Azure AD Connect. From here you will learn how to effectively plan for and implement Azure AD Connect, including in both multi-forest scenarios and with pass-through authentication. Lastly, the course covers how to manage synchronized identities.

The course then transitions to federated identities. This begins with an introduction of federation identities, which includes an overview of Active Directory Federated Services, or AD FS, as well as an examination of how AD FS differs from Azure AD Connect password synchronization. The course then examines how to plan for and implement an AD FS deployment, which includes installing and configuring both AD FS and Web Application Proxy for AD FS. You’ll also learn how to configure AD FS by using Azure AD Connect, as well as how to troubleshoot AD FS.

Lastly, the course covers how to implement applications and external access in Azure Active Directory. This begins with instruction on how to add and update applications, how to configure multi-tenant applications, and how to remove applications. With your applications in place, you’ll then learn how to configure an Azure AD application proxy. The course concludes with a discussion on how to design solutions for external access, including licensing guidelines for an Azure AD business-to-business collaboration.

What you’ll learn

  • Manage user accounts and licenses in Microsoft 365
  • Manage admin roles and security groups in Microsoft 365
  • Plan and implement password management
  • Manage Microsoft 365 authentication and provisioning options
  • Plan for directory synchronization
  • Plan and implement Azure AD Connect
  • Manage synchronized identities
  • Plan and implement an ADFS deployment
  • Implement applications in Azure AD
  • Configure Azure AD Application Proxy
  • Design solutions for external access
  • Manage their Microsoft 365 tenant health and services

Prerequisites

  • This course is designed for persons who are aspiring to the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Admin role and have completed one of the Microsoft 365 work load administrator certification paths.

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