Managing Microsoft 365 Identity and Services

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Managing Microsoft 365 Identity and Services

Author: Brian Alderman

The courses in this skill path provide you with a thorough guide for managing Microsoft 365 identity and services. You’ll cover all of the topics you need to become an expert at... Read more

What you will learn

  • Planning a Microsoft 365 Implementation
  • Setting Up Microsoft 365 Tenancy and Subscription
  • Managing Microsoft 365 Subscription and Tenant Health
  • Planning and Designing Microsoft 365 Identity Strategy
  • Managing and Synchronizing Microsoft 365 Azure Identities
  • Managing Microsoft 365 User Roles
  • Managing Authentication in Microsoft 365
  • Managing Microsoft 365 Access Types
  • Planning Office 365 Workload and Application Deployment

Pre-requisites

Viewers should be well versed in Microsoft 365 administration from one of Microsoft’s designated workload silos (Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, or Windows as a Service)

Managing Microsoft 365 Identity and Services

The courses in this skill path provide you with a thorough guide towards managing Microsoft 365 identity and services. You’ll cover all of the topics you need to become an expert at enterprise Microsoft 365 administration. Coming into this path, you should have experience working with one of Microsoft’s M365 workloads, but by the end of this path, you’ll be fluent in just about everything regarding management of Microsoft 365 Identity and Services.

Planning a Microsoft 365 Implementation

by Brian Alderman

Oct 24, 2019 / 52m

52m

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Description

Implementing a Microsoft 365 deployment can sound like a daunting task, and if the planning process doesn’t take all the right things into consideration, it can be challenging and overwhelming. In this course, Planning a Microsoft 365 Implementation, we are going to introduce and discuss the different components involved with the planning process for a Microsoft 365 tenant, the Microsoft 365 components, upgrading to Microsoft 365, and data migration considerations. The planning process should include the three P’s (planning, planning, and more planning) and the three D’s (document, document, document) to ensure everything that needs to be planned for is in fact planned for, the decisions made in the planning process are well documented, and all the key stakeholders sign off on the plan that will be used to deploy and configure the Microsoft 365 tenant. By the end of this course, you'll be proficient in the planning process for Microsoft 365.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Course Introduction
  3. Planning Considerations for Microsoft 365
  4. Planning and Identifying Data to Be Migrated
  5. Review

Setting up Microsoft 365 Tenancy and Subscription

by Brian Alderman

Nov 8, 2019 / 37m

37m

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Creating a Microsoft 365 tenant requires careful consideration on subscription plan, tenant roles, workload settings, domain configuration, as well as creating and licensing users. In this course, Setting Up Microsoft 365 Tenancy and Subscription, you will learn the steps necessary to create a Microsoft 365 tenant. First, you will learn to use the wizard used to successfully create your tenant. Next, you will discover what configuration steps on your tenant you need to complete. Finally, you will explore how add a private domain. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to add and license users.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Course and Module Introduction
  3. Exploring Microsoft 365 Tenant Creation
  4. Creating a Microsoft 365 Business Tenant
  5. Microsoft 365 Tenant Post Configuration
  6. Review

Managing Microsoft 365 Subscription and Tenant Health

by Brian Alderman

Oct 31, 2019 / 37m

37m

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At the core of managing your team's Microsoft 365 subscription is a thorough knowledge of monitoring the health of your Microsoft 365 tenant health services. In this course, Managing Microsoft 365 Subscription and Tenant Health, you’ll learn how to effectively monitor the health of your Microsoft 365 subscription users’ activity. First, you’ll learn how to monitor the health of your services. Next, you’ll explore how to seek help from Microsoft using service requests. Finally, you’ll discover how to audit your users' login and activity from within Azure Active Directory. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of troubleshooting that will help you as you move forward to resolving issues that come up from within Microsoft 365.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Microsoft 365 Tenant Health Introduction
  3. Exploring Microsoft 365 Tenant Health Services
  4. Exploring Microsoft 365 Reporting Capabilities
  5. Managing Microsoft 365 Subscription and Tenant Health Course Review

Planning and Designing Microsoft 365 Identity Strategy

by Brian Alderman

Nov 19, 2019 / 36m

36m

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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.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Course and Module Introduction
  3. Exploring Microsoft 365 Synchronization Requirements
  4. Implementing Directory Synchronization
  5. Review

Managing and Synchronizing Microsoft 365 Azure Identities

by Brian Alderman

Nov 19, 2019 / 47m

47m

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One of the first, and a primary task, involved with a migration to Microsoft 365 is to migrate your user’s identities to Azure AD to provide access to Microsoft 365. In this course, Managing and Synchronizing Microsoft 365 Azure Identities, you will learn how to experiment with Azure AD Connect. First, you will learn to become familiar with the synchronization process, and how to configure the process. Next, you will discover how management can be completed using PowerShell or a GUI. Finally, you will explore synchronization. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Azure AD Connect needed synchronize your on-premises identities to Azure AD.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Course and Module Introduction
  3. Azure AD Connect Synchronization Configurations
  4. Managing Azure AD Connect Object Synchronization
  5. Monitoring in Azure AD Connect
  6. Managing and Synchronizing Microsoft 365 Azure Identities Course Review

Managing Microsoft 365 User Roles

by Brian Alderman

Nov 20, 2019 / 36m

36m

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As a global administrator in Microsoft 365 you’ll quickly discover managing your company’s tenant and it’s associated services can be a daunting task. In this course, Managing Microsoft 365 User Roles, you will learn to recruit some help to manage not just your Microsoft 365 but also the associated workloads like SharePoint, Teams, etc. First, you will learn how to introduce the available admin roles you can use to delegate administrative tasks to others. Next, you will discover how to explore the different interfaces that can be used for managing this delegation. Finally, you will delve into the PowerShell cmdlets that can be used to delegate administrative tasks. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of strategies for implementing a security roadmap after deploying your Microsoft 365 tenant.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Course and Module Introduction
  3. Planning User Role Members, Workloads, and Security and Compliance Roles
  4. Configuring Microsoft 365 Administrator Accounts
  5. Managing Administrator Role Members
  6. Managing Microsoft 365 User Roles Course Review

Managing Authentication in Microsoft 365

by Brian Alderman

Nov 27, 2019 / 34m

34m

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As a global administrator in Microsoft 365, one of your primary jobs is to protect your organization’s data. In this course, Managing Authentication in Microsoft 365, you will learn the foundational knowledge of the Microsoft 365 authentication types and methods. First, you will learn one of the most powerful authentication options called Multi-Factor Authentication or MFA. Next, you will discover the importance of implementing authentication. Finally, you'll explore how to monitor their usage. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of exploring security and login auditing capabilities available in Microsoft 365 and Azure AD.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Course and Module Introduction
  3. Exploring Microsoft 365 Authentication Types
  4. Implementing Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) in Microsoft 365
  5. Managing Authentication in Microsoft 365 Course Review

Managing Microsoft 365 Access Types

by Brian Alderman

Dec 6, 2019 / 31m

31m

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As a global administrator in Microsoft 365, one of your primary jobs is to provide access to data and applications. In this course, Managing Microsoft 365 Access Types, you will learn the Microsoft 365 access types for both internal and external users. Next, you will discover Azure AD application proxies, B2B accounts, and guest accounts in Azure AD. Finally, you will explore how to utilize different access methods available for users within your organization and access to users external to your organization. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of managing access types needed to provide access to applications.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Course and Module Introduction
  3. Working with Azure AD Applications
  4. Managing External Access to Microsoft 365
  5. Managing Microsoft 365 Access Types Course Review

Planning Office 365 Workload and Application Deployment

by Brian Alderman

Dec 23, 2019 / 35m

35m

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As you move to Microsoft 365, you’ll need to plan for and implement any existing data to the different workloads in Microsoft 365. In this course, Planning Office 365 Workload and Application Deployment, you will learn a foundational knowledge of the Microsoft 365 workloads. First, you'll learn the planning considerations for migrating data for each workload. Next, you'll explore workload hybrid implementation considerations. Finally, you'll discover the tools and options for deploying applications like Office ProPlus, Visio, and Project. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Office 365 Workload needed to deploy applications.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Course and Module Introduction
  3. Office 365 Workload Planning
  4. Planning and Considerations of Office 365 Software Deployment
  5. Planning Deployment of Office 365 Course Review
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