Enabling Office 365 (70-347) MCSA and the 70-347 Exam

Office 365 is the most widely adopted cloud technology in the world. This course will teach you the exam 70-347 certification paths, how to set up an Office 365 Trial tenant, and populate your tenant with accounts, licenses, and groups.
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(21)
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Intermediate
Updated
Jun 14, 2016
Duration
42m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(21)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 14, 2016
Duration
42m
Description

Over the last 2 years, Microsoft Office 365 adoption rate among fortune 500 companies has increased to 80 percent. Currently 3 out of 4 of these companies leverage the Services provided in Office 365. To prepare you for the exam, this course, Enabling Office 365 (70-347) MCSA and the 70-347 Exam, will first go through an overview of the exam and its certification paths, through MCSA and MCSE. Next, you will learn what prerequisites you need to have to be able to follow along with the course for the 70-347 exam as well as learn how to set up a Trial Office 365 tenant. Finally, you will learn how to add Users, Groups, and basic settings to ensure your Office 365 Tenant is setup. When you have finished this course, you will have the knowledge of how to set up Office 365 tenants and be able to use this to move forward and follow along in all of the Office 365 70-347 exam courses.

About the author
About the author

Jeff previously worked at Microsoft for over 8 years in MSIT going through multiple release cycles of SharePoint, Exchange, Groove, Office and Lync.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Good day. My name is Jeff Adkin, and welcome to my course, Enabling Office 365 MCSA and the 70-347 Exam. Now, Office 365 continues to be the fastest growing cloud-platform today, with claims that four out of five Fortune 500 companies are currently using Office 365. With so many corporations coming into the cloud, ensuring that we have our certifications is extremely important. In this course, we'll go through the certification paths from the exam to MCSA, and through to MCSE so you can see multiple learning paths. You'll also walk through creating your own trial Office 365 Enterprise Tenant, and adding some users and different types of groups to your tenant as well. By the end of this course, you'll have your own Office 365 tenant to be able to follow along through the courses for the 70-347 exam, enabling Office 365 services. After you've completed this course, you can continue your path through the Pluralsight courses, such as Office 365 Managing Clients and End Users, Exchange Online End User and Planning, SharePoint Online Site Collections, and of course, Skype for Business Online. Now if you get all of these together and go through all those different courses, that will set you up completely for your 70-347 exam. So I hope you'll join on this journey, going through setting up your own Office 365 tenant with the Pluralsight course, Enabling Office 365 MCSA and the 70-347 Exam.

Setting up Your Office 365 Tenant
Hi and welcome back. What we're going to be doing now is going over setting up your Office 365 tenant. So we're going to take a moment and actually talk about, just we always do, the components that we're going to go over. So we're going to go over the following components. Creating a trial Office 365 tenant, we're actually going to go in and make sure we get one set up, and of course we get 90 days to be able to utilize it, so that's three months worth of time for us to be able to get in there and be able to play a little bit and get familiar with it. From there, we're going to start creating some test users. We're going to be able to use these users afterwards to be able to make modifications to, to be able to try some of the things we learned. From there, we also have to license our test users, that's an important part. Just because we create them, doesn't mean they actually get a license associated to them. So I'll make sure we give them licenses as well. And then we'll head over and create our test groups. Now we do need some distribution groups and of course we need some security groups, and we'll make sure we get those set up as well. And last but not least, we're going to go over and admin center preview. Right now it's currently in preview, by the time you're watching this it may not be in preview anymore. It may be the new UI we're all using. So let's make sure we actually take a look at that admin center preview, just in case it changes on us enroute. Okay, so first things first, creating a trial Office 365 tenant, let's head over to there.