Planning and Designing Microsoft 365 Identity Strategy

After completing this course, you’ll have an understanding of the different components associated with identity management, the types of authentication, the design considerations of directory synchronization, and know how to install Azure AD Connect.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 19, 2019
Duration
36m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 19, 2019
Duration
36m
Description

Securing your content is a very important process when storing content in Microsoft 365. In this course, Planning and Designing Microsoft 365 Identity Strategy, you will learn the importance of understanding identity management, types of authentication methods available, and how the synchronization process works. First, you will learn the available identity options, authentication options, and synchronization considerations. Next, you will discover how to install Azure AD Connect to perform synchronization of security principals between your on-premises Active Directory environment and Microsoft’s Azure AD. Finally, you will explore identity management, the types of authentication methods available, and depending on the Microsoft 365 cloud deployment. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of how the synchronization process works and how to initiate the synchronization.

About the author
About the author

Brian Alderman is a Microsoft MVP, and has his Master's in Computer Information Systems. Since 1995, he has held several Microsoft certifications that currently include; MCT, MCSE for SharePoint, MCSA for Office 365, MCITP for SQL Server(R), MCSA and MCSE for Windows Server(R), and also his PMP certification. Brian's publications include SQL Server 2000 Administration, SharePoint 2010 Administrator's Companion and Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Administration Inside Out, and he is an active speaker at SharePoint Industry conferences including SharePoint Saturday's, SPLive, DevIntersection, SharePoint Fest, and Microsoft Ignite.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone, my name is Brian Alderman, and welcome to my course, Planning and Designing Microsoft 365 Identity Strategy. I am a Microsoft MVP. I'm also a Microsoft Certified Trainer, or MCT, for 22 consecutive years, so lots of training under my belt. I'm an author of four published books. I'm a speaker at several SharePoint and Office 365 conferences around the world. And I'm a trainer and consultant at my own company called MicroTechPoint. Managing how users are going to access content stored in Microsoft 365, as well as on-premises is an important step in securing your data. The Microsoft 365 deployment and the identities they use to authenticate determines what your users can access. In this course, you'll learn about the available identity options, authentication options, and how to install Azure AD Connect, which is used to synchronize your on-premises accounts to Azure AD and Microsoft 365. Some of the major topics that we will cover in this course include the identity types available for providing access to your users, the authentication options within these identity types, and choosing the appropriate installation type of Azure AD Connect. By the end of this course, you'll know what you need to take into consideration when deciding on how your users are going to access Microsoft 365, the available authentication methods for providing that access, and how to install Azure AD Connect, which is used to synchronize your on-premises security principles to Azure AD. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with your organization's security requirements, have an understanding of the type of Microsoft 365 deployment you have, is it hybrid or is it all on the cloud, and be familiar with your on-premises Active Directory environment that will be synchronized to Azure AD. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about Microsoft 365 identity management with my Planning and Designing Microsoft 365 Identity Strategy course available here, at Pluralsight.