Microsoft 365 Administration - Advanced

6 Hours, 28 Minutes


Delivery Method

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This class is part of a 12‑month Educate 360 Pro Subscription

Course Overview

This course is designed to give users a tour and understanding of the administrative capabilities in Microsoft 365. In this course, we will cover the interface, setting up a trial, navigating the Admin Center, working with users, working with groups, and various other topics related to Microsoft 365 administration. Additionally, Azure rights management, deployment of Microsoft 365 Apps, monitoring of Microsoft 365, custom domains, Hybrid Active Directory, Exchange administration, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business, and Yammer will be covered.

Course Objectives

Introduction , Preparing for Microsoft 365 , Custom Domains , Microsoft 365 Administration , Managing Users and Groups , Hyper Active Directory , Deploying Office 365 ProPlus , Exchange Administration , SharePoint Online , Azure Information Protection , Skype for Business , Monitoring Microsoft 365 , Working with Yammer , Security and Compliance , Conclusion

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Preparing for Microsoft 365

  • Overview of Microsoft 365
  • Subscription Options
  • Setting Up a Free Trial
  • Touring Microsoft 365
  • Navigating the Admin Center
  • Monitoring Health
  • First Release
  • Keeping Track of Changes

3 - Custom Domains

  • Overview of Microsoft 365 Domains
  • Manually Adding a Custom Domain
  • Overview of Microsoft 365 DNS Records
  • Configuring DNS Records

4 - Microsoft 365 Administration

  • Role Based Access Control
  • Assigning Roles
  • Managing Passwords

5 - Managing Users and Groups

  • Adding Users
  • Managing Users
  • Deleting Users
  • Understanding Groups
  • Creating Groups
  • Microsoft 365 Groups
  • Creating 365 Groups
  • Teams
  • Using Group Administration
  • Working with Azure AD PowerShell
  • Managing Licenses with PowerShell
  • Managing Groups with Azure AD PowerShell

6 - Hyper Active Directory

  • What is a Hybrid Directory?
  • Preparing for Directory Synchronization
  • Using IDFIX to Clean Up Active Directory
  • Prerequisites for Azure AD Connect
  • Installing and Configuring Azure AD Connect
  • Filtering Objects for Directory Synchronization
  • Controlling Directory Synchronizations

7 - Deploying Office 365 ProPlus

  • Understanding ProPlus
  • User Driven Deployment
  • IT Driven Deployment
  • Updating ProPlus

8 - Exchange Administration

  • Overview of Exchange Online Protection
  • Customizing Malware Filters
  • Configuring Connection Filters
  • Configuring Spam Filters
  • Activating End User Spam Notification
  • Configuring Outbound Spam Filter
  • Using Quarantine
  • Creating a Resource Mailbox
  • Creating a Shared Mailbox
  • Creating Mail Contacts
  • Creating a Mail User
  • Creating Retention Tags
  • Creating Retention Policies

9 - SharePoint Online

  • Managing Site Collections
  • Overview of SharePoint User Profiles
  • Managing the Term Store
  • Managing Search
  • Using SharePoint Apps in the Portal
  • Configuring SharePoint Settings
  • Configuring SharePoint Sharing

10 - Azure Information Protection

  • Working with Azure Information Protection
  • Integrating AIP with Exchange
  • Integrating AIP with SharePoint Online

11 - Skype for Business

  • Configuring Global Settings in Skype for Business
  • Configuring User Settings in Skype for Business
  • Configuring Dial in Conferencing
  • Working with Meeting Broadcast

12 - Monitoring Microsoft 365

  • Performing Connectivity Tests
  • Requesting Support
  • Microsoft Networks
  • Using the Support and Recovery Assistant

13 - Working with Yammer

  • Overview of Yammer
  • Configuring Yammer Security Settings
  • Configuring User Roles and Usage Policy
  • OneDrive Admin Center

14 - Security and Compliance

  • Microsoft 365 Security Overview
  • Alerts
  • Permissions
  • Classification
  • Managing Data Loss Prevention
  • Overview of In-Place Archives
  • Preservation Policies
  • Review of Threat Management
  • Using Content Search
  • Reviewing Audit Logs
  • Creating an eDiscovery Case
  • Reviewing your Secure Score
  • Viewing Reports
  • Service Assurance

15 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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