G Suite Administration

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G Suite Administration

Author: Google Cloud

Today’s workplace is more diverse, dynamic and distributed than ever before. At the same time, collaboration and productivity solutions like G Suite are transforming the workplace... Read more

What you will learn from Introduction to G Suite:

  • Create a G Suite account and navigate the admin console
  • Describe the key properties of the G Suite directory
  • Explain provisioning options for users, groups and calendar resources in G Suite
  • Undertake common user management tasks
  • Explain how an organizational structure is used in G Suite to simplify user and service management
  • Describe the types of admin roles available in G Suite

What you will learn from Managing G Suite:

  • Configure G Suite services for different parts of the organization
  • Configure settings for G Suite core services such as Gmail, Calendar, and Drive and Docs
  • Explain the mobile device management options available in G Suite
  • Describe Google Vault and explain how to use it to retain, search and export your organization's data
  • Run and interpret administrative reports
  • Explain the basics of multi domain management within G Suite

What you will learn from G Suite Security:

  • Configure G Suite's user protection settings such as password policies and recovery
  • Implement 2-step verification in your organization
  • Describe the SSO options available in G Suite
  • Integrate cloud based applications with G Suite
  • Integrate LDAP compliant applications using Secure LDAP
  • Configure access to trusted applications to prevent malicious attacks
  • Configure trusted applications for your organization
  • Use the security center to identify, triage, and take action on security and privacy issues

What you will learn from G Suite Mail Management:

  • Explain the Domain Name System (DNS) and be able to identify the common record types
  • Implement G Suite’s email security measures and explain the purpose of each
  • Configure G Suite to protect users from spam, phishing and malware attacks
  • Implement email compliance features provided by G Suite
  • Describe common G Suite email routing options

What you will learn from Planning for your G Suite Deployment:

  • Describe Google's three phase deployment methodology
  • Describe how to provision domains, users, groups and other objects in G Suite
  • Describe mail delivery types and explain how routing should be configured during each deployment phase
  • Explain migration options and make recommendations based upon organizational needs.
  • Describe how to migrate mail, calendar and contacts data from a legacy platform to G Suite
  • Explain coexistence challenges encountered during a G Suite deployment, and recommend best practices, in particular around calendar coexistence
  • Describe the value of Change Management and the importance of the Change Manager

Pre-requisites

These courses are aimed at new and existing G Suite administrators. Whilst, no prior G Suite experience is necessary; it is expected that the learner is or will be responsible for managing the G Suite account. As such they should have exposure and awareness of the day to day role and responsibilities of a typical systems administrator.

G Suite Administration

In these courses, you will create and configure a new G Suite account with a primary domain, and explore options for provisioning. You will learn how to manage your users and become familiar with organizational structures and core services such as Gmail and Calendar. You will learn how to configure these services to meet your own needs for different parts of the organization.

You will be introduced to Google's best practices to protect your users and data. You will examine user and application security and become familiar with the Single Sign On (SSO) options available for your organization. You will be able to use the tools provided to identify security events and risks and mitigate problems that may arise.

You will configure email compliance and implement measures to protect your organization from spam, spoofing, phishing and malware attacks. You will also become familiar with the various mail routing options available.

Finally, you will learn Google’s best practices for deploying G Suite into your organization.

Introduction to G Suite

by Google Cloud

Jun 2, 2020 / 22m

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Description

Introduction to G Suite is the first course in the G Suite Administration Learning path. The series will serve as the starting place for any new G Suite admin as they begin their journey of managing and establishing G Suite best practices for their organization. These courses together will leave you feeling confident to utilize the basic functions of the admin console to manage users, control access to services, configure security settings, and much more. Through a series of readings and step-by-step hands-on exercises, and knowledge checks, learners can expect to leave this training with all of the skills they need to get started as G Suite administrators. In this course you will sign up for a G Suite account and configure your DNS records for G Suite. You will learn how to provision and manage your users, and will create groups and calendar resources for your organization. You will be introduced to your Cloud Directory and will learn how to split your organization into organizational units to simplify user and service management. Finally you will learn how to delegate admin privileges to other users in your organization.

Table of contents
  1. G Suite Overview
  2. Account Setup
  3. Provisioning Overview
  4. Adding Users
  5. Adding Groups
  6. Adding Buildings, Features and Calendar Resources
  7. Managing Users
  8. Organizational Structure
  9. Introduction to your Directory
  10. Introduction to Administrator Roles
  11. Cancelling G Suite

Managing G Suite

by Google Cloud

Jun 9, 2020 / 6m

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This course focuses on the G Suite core services such as Gmail, Calendar, and Drive & Docs. You will become familiar with the various service settings, and learn how to enable them for all or just a subset of your users. You will gain an understanding of Google Vault, Google’s ediscovery service. You will understand the various admin console reports that are available and be able to search and filter the information in these reports. Finally you will see how multiple domains can be used with G Suite and learn how to add a new domain to your account.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to G Suite Management
  2. Managing G Suite Services
  3. Gmail
  4. Calendar
  5. Drive and Docs
  6. Mobile Device Management
  7. Google Vault
  8. Reporting
  9. Domain Management
  10. Cancelling G Suite

G Suite Security

by Google Cloud

Jun 2, 2020 / 15m

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In this course you will focus on the various aspects of G Suite Security including user password policies and how to enable and enforce two step verification (2SV) for your users. You will learn about application security and understand how to whitelist and block API access to your account. You will see how G Suite can easily be integrated with a number of predefined 3rd party applications. You will also become familiar with the SSO options in G Suite. Finally you will understand how to spot potential security risks within your organization and learn how to address them using the tools available in the admin console.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to G Suite Security
  2. Common Security Settings
  3. Single Sign On (SSO)
  4. Application Security
  5. Security Tools
  6. Cancelling G Suite

G Suite Mail Management

by Google Cloud

Jun 2, 2020 / 4m

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G Suite Mail Management is the fourth course in the G Suite Administration series. In this course you will learn how to protect your organization against spam, spoofing, phishing and malware attacks. You will configure email compliance and learn how to implement data loss prevention (DLP) for your organization. You will gain an understanding of the mail routing options available and learn how to whitelist and block senders. You will also become familiar with other mail options such as inbound and outbound gateways, 3rd party email archiving, and journaling to Vault.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to G Suite Mail Management
  2. Domain Name System (DNS)
  3. Enhancing Email Security
  4. Email Safety and End User Access
  5. Prevention of Spam, Phishing and Malware
  6. Compliance
  7. Mail Routing
  8. Cancelling G Suite

Planning for your G Suite Deployment

by Google Cloud

Jun 3, 2020 / 3m

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Planning for your G Suite Deployment is the final course in the G Suite Administration series. In this course, you will be introduced to Google's deployment methodology and best practices. You will take the role of Jon, the Technical Project Lead at Galaxy Sola. Your job is to deploy G Suite to your users with minimal disruption. Your focus are the core technical project areas of provisioning, mail flow, data migration and coexistence. You will review options with Tunj, the I.T Manager, and together you will develop a deployment strategy for each area. You will also be introduced to the importance of Change Management in a G Suite deployment, ensuring that users make a smooth transition to G Suite and gain the benefits of work transformation through communications, support and training. This course covers theoretical topics and is a reading-based course only. There are no hands on exercises so if you haven’t already done so, you should cancel your G Suite trial now to avoid any unwanted charges.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction to G Suite Deployment Planning
  2. Provisioning
  3. Mail Routing
  4. Data Migration
  5. Coexistence
  6. Change Management
  7. Recap