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Exam Ref 70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

Book Description

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-346--and demonstrate your real-world mastery of the skills needed to provision, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot Microsoft Office 365 identities and cloud services. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Provision Office 365

  • Plan and implement networking and security in Office 365

  • Manage cloud identities

  • Implement and manage identities by using DirSync

  • Implement and manage federated identities (SSO)

  • Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage

  • This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives

  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

  • Provides exam preparation tips written by a top trainer, consultant, and sysadmin

  • Assumes you have experience with the Office 365 Admin Center and an understanding of Microsoft Exchange Online, Skype for Business, SharePoint Online, Office 365 ProPlus, and Azure Active Directory

  • Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents
    5. Introduction
      1. Microsoft certifications
      2. Free ebooks from Microsoft Press
      3. Errata, updates, & book support
      4. We want to hear from you
      5. Stay in touch
      6. Preparing for the exam
    6. Chapter 1. Provision Office 365
      1. Objective 1.1: Provision tenants
        1. Setting up an Office 365 trial
        2. Configure the tenant name
        3. Tenant region
        4. Administrator roles
        5. Manage tenant subscriptions and licenses
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      2. Objective 1.2: Add and configure custom domains
        1. Specify domain name
        2. Confirm ownership
        3. Specify domain purpose
        4. Move ownership of DNS to Office 365
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      3. Objective 1.3: Plan a pilot
        1. Designate pilot users
        2. Identify workloads that don’t require migration
        3. Run the Office 365 on-ramp readiness tool
        4. Create a test plan or use case
        5. Connect existing email accounts for pilot users
        6. Service descriptions
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 1.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 1.1: Review
        3. Objective 1.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 1.2: Review
        5. Objective 1.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 1.3: Review
    7. Chapter 2. Plan and implement networking and security in Office 365
      1. Objective 2.1: Configure DNS records for services
        1. Exchange DNS records
        2. Skype for Business Online DNS records
        3. SharePoint Online DNS records
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      2. Objective 2.2: Enable client connectivity to Office 365
        1. Proxy server configuration
        2. Outbound firewall ports
        3. Recommend bandwidth
        4. Internet connectivity for clients
        5. Deploy desktop setup for previous versions of Office clients
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      3. Objective 2.3: Administer rights management
        1. Activate Azure Rights Management
        2. Office integration with Rights Management
        3. Assign roles for Microsoft Azure Active Directory RM
        4. Enable recovery of protected document
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      4. Objective 2.4: Manage administrator roles in Office 365
        1. Global administrator
        2. Billing administrator
        3. User management administrator
        4. Service administrator
        5. Password administrator
        6. Delegated administrator
        7. Manage role membership
        8. Objective summary
        9. Objective review
      5. Answers
        1. Objective 2.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 2.1: Review
        3. Objective 2.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 2.2: Review
        5. Objective 2.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 2.3: Review
        7. Objective 2.4: Thought experiment
        8. Objective 2.4: Review
    8. Chapter 3. Manage cloud identities
      1. Objective 3.1: Configure password management
        1. Working with cloud identities
        2. Configuring password policies
        3. Following password complexity policies
        4. Resetting passwords
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      2. Objective 3.2: Manage user and security groups
        1. Using the bulk import process
        2. Using soft delete
        3. Enabling multi-factor authentication
        4. Using Azure Active Directory Graph API
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      3. Objective 3.3: Manage cloud identities with Windows PowerShell
        1. Managing user passwords with Windows PowerShell
        2. Hard deleting users
        3. Performing bulk account operations
        4. Using Azure Active Directory cmdlets
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 3.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 3.1: Review
        3. Objective 3.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 3.2: Review
        5. Objective 3.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 3.3: Review
    9. Chapter 4. Implement and manage identities by using DirSync
      1. Objective 4.1: Prepare on-premises Active Directory for DirSync
        1. Using Active Directory synchronization tools
        2. Cleaning up existing Active Directory objects
        3. Using UPN suffixes and non-routable domains
        4. Planning for filtering Active Directory
        5. Supporting multiple forests
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      2. Objective 4.2: Set up DirSync
        1. Meeting the DirSync installation requirements
        2. Installing DirSync
        3. Filtering
        4. Identifying synchronized attributes
        5. Syncing passwords
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      3. Objective 4.3: Manage Active Directory users and groups with DirSync in place
        1. Creating users and groups
        2. Modifying users and groups
        3. Deleting users and groups
        4. Scheduling synchronization
        5. Forcing synchronization
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 4.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 4.1: Review
        3. Objective 4.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 4.2: Review
        5. Objective 4.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 4.3: Review
    10. Chapter 5. Implement and manage federated identities (single sign-on)
      1. Objective 5.1: Plan requirements for Active Directory Federation Services
        1. Deploying AD FS topologies
        2. Using certificates
        3. Using namespaces
        4. Meeting network requirements
        5. Configuring multi-factor authentication
        6. Accessing filtering using claims rules
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      2. Objective 5.2: Install and manage AD FS servers
        1. Creating AD FS service accounts
        2. Configuring farm or stand-alone settings
        3. Installing and configuring AD FS
        4. Adding additional servers
        5. Converting from standard to federated domain
        6. Managing certificate life cycle
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      3. Objective 5.3: Install and manage AD FS Proxy servers
        1. Setting up perimeter network name resolution
        2. Setting up certificates
        3. Installing required Windows roles and features
        4. Configuring AD FS Web Application Proxy
        5. Setting custom proxy forms login page
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 5.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 5.1: Review
        3. Objective 5.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 5.2: Review
        5. Objective 5.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 5.3: Review
    11. Chapter 6. Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage
      1. Objective 6.1: Analyze reports
        1. Office 365 reports
        2. Mail reports
        3. Usage reports
        4. Skype for Business
        5. SharePoint
        6. OneDrive for Business
        7. Auditing reports
        8. Protection reports
        9. Rules reports
        10. Data Loss Prevention reports
        11. Objective summary
        12. Objective review
      2. Objective 6.2: Monitor service health
        1. Service Health Dashboard
        2. Office 365 Management Pack
        3. Windows PowerShell cmdlets
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      3. Objective 6.3: Isolate service interruption
        1. Create a service request
        2. Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer
        3. Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer
        4. Transport Reliability IP Probe
        5. Hybrid Free/Busy Troubleshooter
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 6.1: Thought experiment
        2. Objective 6.1: Review
        3. Objective 6.2: Thought experiment
        4. Objective 6.2: Review
        5. Objective 6.3: Thought experiment
        6. Objective 6.3: Review
    12. Index
    13. About the author
    14. Free ebooks
    15. Survey
    16. Code Snippets