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Exam Ref 70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements, 2nd Edition

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, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. The new Second Edition reflects all updated exam topics released by Microsoft through mid-2017. It covers the expertise measured by the following 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 single sign on
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage

Microsoft Exam Ref publications stand apart from third-party study guides because they:

  • Provide guidance from Microsoft, the creator of Microsoft certification exams
  • Target IT professional-level exam candidates with content focused on their needs, not "one-size-fits-all content
  • Streamline study by organizing material according to the exam’s objective domain (OD), covering one functional group and its objectives in each chapter
  • Feature Thought Experiments to guide candidates through a set of "what if?" scenarios, and prepare them more effectively for Pro-level style exam questions
  • Explore big picture thinking around the planning and design aspects of the IT pro’s job role

See full details about Exam 70-346 at: microsoft.com/learning

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents at a glance
  5. Contents
  6. 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
  7. Important: How to use this book to study for the exam
  8. Chapter 1. Provision Office 365
    1. Skill 1.1: Provision tenants
      1. Configure the tenant name
      2. Tenant region
      3. Administrator roles
      4. Manage tenant subscriptions and licenses
      5. Configure tenant for new features and updates
    2. Skill 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. Update and verify domain settings
    3. Skill 1.3: Plan a pilot
      1. Designate pilot users
      2. Identify workloads that don’t require migration
      3. Run the Office 365 Health, Readiness, and Connectivity checks
      4. The IdFix tool
      5. Create a test plan or use case
      6. Connect existing email accounts for pilot users
      7. Service descriptions
      8. FastTrack for Office 365
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
    6. Chapter summary
  9. Chapter 2. Plan and implement networking and security in Office 365
    1. Skill 2.1: Configure DNS records for services
      1. Exchange DNS records
      2. Skype for Business Online DNS records
      3. SharePoint Online DNS records
      4. Update and verify DNS records for Office 365 settings
    2. Skill 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
    3. Skill 2.3: Administer Microsoft Azure Rights Management
      1. Azure Information Protection
      2. Activate Azure Rights Management and Azure Information Protection
      3. Office integration with Rights Management
      4. Assign roles for Microsoft Azure Active Directory RM
      5. Enable recovery of protected document
      6. Configure rights management email templates
      7. Managing Azure Rights Management using PowerShell
    4. Skill 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. Exchange Online administrator
      8. Skype for Business administrator
      9. SharePoint Online administrator
      10. Manage role membership
    5. Thought experiment
    6. Thought experiment answers
    7. Chapter summary
  10. Chapter 3. Manage cloud identities
    1. Skill 3.1: Configure password management
      1. Working with cloud identities
      2. Configuring password policies
      3. Following password complexity policies
      4. Resetting passwords
    2. Skill 3.2: Manage user and security groups
      1. Using the bulk import process
      2. Using soft delete
      3. Enabling multi-factor authentication
    3. Skill 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
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
    6. Chapter summary
  11. Chapter 4. Implement and manage identities by using Azure AD Connect
    1. Skill 4.1: Prepare on-premises Active Directory for Azure AD Connect
      1. Azure Active Directory Connect
      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. Azure AD Connect Sign-on options
    2. Skill 4.2: Set up Azure AD Connect
      1. Meeting the Azure AD Connect installation requirements
      2. Installing Azure AD Connect
      3. Identifying synchronized attributes
      4. Syncing Passwords
    3. Skill 4.3: Manage Active Directory users and groups with Azure AD Connect in place
      1. Create users and groups
      2. Modifying users and groups
      3. Deleting users and groups
      4. Managing synchronization
      5. Forcing synchronization
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
    6. Chapter summary
  12. Chapter 5. Implement and manage federated identities single sign on
    1. Skill 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
    2. Skill 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
    3. Skill 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. Password synchronization as fallback
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
    6. Chapter summary
  13. Chapter 6. Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage
    1. Skill 6.1: Analyze reports
      1. Office 365 reports
      2. Exchange reports
      3. OneDrive
      4. Skype for Business
      5. SharePoint
      6. Security and compliance reports
    2. Skill 6.2: Monitor service health
      1. Service Health dashboard
      2. Office 365 Management Pack
      3. Windows PowerShell cmdlets
    3. Skill 6.3: Isolate service interruption
      1. Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer
      2. Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer
      3. Transport Reliability IP Probe
      4. Hybrid Free Busy Troubleshooter
      5. Support and Recovery Assistant for Office 365
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
    6. Chapter summary
  14. Index
  15. About the author
  16. Hear about it first
  17. Survey
  18. Code Snippets