MCSA: Office 365 & MCSE: Messaging (Exchange 2013)

Code: MCSABCEX2013
Course duration: 13 days

MCSABCEX2013 - MCSA: Office 365 & MCSE: Messaging (Exchange 2013) (13 Days)

Exchange 2013 is part of the new version of Office, making it easy for people to stay connected, access files anytime, and maintain messaging security. Get certified as anMCSE in Messagingand validate your ability to move your company to the cloud, increase user productivity and flexibility, reduce data loss, and improve data security for your organization.


Microsoft Course 20346

This is a Instructor Led Training (ILT) course that targets the needs of IT professionals who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating Office 365 services, including its identities, dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies. This course focuses on skills required to set up an Office 365 tenant, including federation with existing user identities, and skills required to sustain an Office 365 tenant and users. This course maps to the following two certification exams:70-346and70-347.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for IT professionals and consultants who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating the Office 365 services, including its dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies. This course is also intended for network administrators and IT managers responsible for managing and maintaining Office 365, including identities, document protection, integration with on-premise directory services, and compliance with service level agreements.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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 for Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • Monitor and Troubleshoot Office 365 Availability and Usage
  • Manage Clients and End-User Devices
  • Provision SharePoint Online Site Collections
  • Configure Exchange Online and Lync Online for End Users
  • Plan for Exchange Online and Lync Online

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

Knowledge:

  • Completion of Clinic 40041 or equivalent technical knowledge.
  • Cloud-based service concepts
  • Overview of Office 365 and its component services
  • Active Directory Directory Service
  • TCP/IP network routing
  • Domain Name Services (DNS)
  • X.509 Certificates
  • Firewall ports

Experience:

  • Using Windows PowerShell
  • Administering Office 365 with Office 365 Admin Center
  • Working with virtual machines
  • Using Remote Desktop

Course Outline

Module 1: Preparing for Office 365

This module reviews the features of Office 365 and identifies recent improvements to the service. It then identifies the challenges in deploying Office 365 the benefits of the FastTrack approach compared to the traditional plan/prepare/migrate deployment process. After this, you examine how to plan the pilot, provision tenant accounts and finally, verify that clients can connect to the Office 365 service.

  • Planning a Pilot
  • Introduction to Office 365
  • Provisioning Tenants
  • Enabling Client Connectivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the features and benefits of Office 365.
  • Plan a pilot deployment of Office 365.
  • Provision new tenant accounts.
  • Check that clients can connect to the Office 365 service.
Module 2: Managing Users, Groups, and Licenses

In this module, students learn about managing users, groups, and licenses by using the Office 365 console and Microsoft PowerShell.

  • Manage Users and Licenses by Using the Administration Center
  • Manage Security and Distribution Groups
  • Manage Cloud Identities with Windows PowerShell

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage users and licenses by using the Office 365 admin center.
  • Manage security and distribution groups by using the Office 365 admin center.
  • Manage users, licenses, and groups by using Windows PowerShell.
Module 3: Administering Office 365

In this module, students learn about more complex administration functions, such as the management of administrators themselves, how to configure and set password policies in Office 365, and how to enable and administer rights management to protect confidential documents.

  • Manage Administrator Roles in Office 365
  • Configure Password Management
  • Administer Rights Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage users and licenses by using the Office 365 admin center.
  • Manage security and distribution groups by using the Office 365 admin center.
  • Manage users, licenses, and groups by using Windows PowerShell.
Module 4: Planning and Managing Clients

In this module, students learn how to plan for client deployment and ensure that users get the tools they need to interact with Office 365 effectively. This module covers the planning process, how to make Office 365 ProPlus available to end-users directly, and how to deploy it as a managed package. Finally, this module covers how to set up Office telemetry so that administrators can keep track of how users are interacting with Microsoft Office.

  • Plan for Office Clients
  • Manage User-driven Client Deployments
  • Manage IT Deployments of Office 365 ProPlus
  • Office Telemetry and Reporting

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan for deploying Office 365 clients.
  • Prepare for user-driven client deployments.
  • Prepare for managed IT deployments of Office 365 clients.
  • Implement and use Office Telemetry with Office 365 clients.
Module 5: Planning DNS and Exchange Migration

In this module, you move on learn about the factors that cover DNS domain configuration for Office 365, where you need to add the customer's existing domain or domains to Office 365. This module also covers the individual settings that you need to configure so that each Office 365 service works correctly and fully supports client access. These activities typically happen in the Deploy phase of the FastTrack process.

So far, you have been looking at Office 365 on its own. In this module, you move on to considering what you have to cover when migrating services from your on-premise environment, starting with your email system. This module addresses the key issues of migrating email accounts to Exchange Online and the planning involved in that process. In the lab, you will practice that planning and then carry out a cutover migration from your on-premises environment to Exchange Online.

  • Add and Configure Custom Domains
  • Recommend a Mailbox Migration Strategy
  • Configure external user sharing

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to add custom domains to Office 365 and customize this domains to the organization's requirements.
  • Recommend a mailbox migration strategy for moving to Exchange Online
  • Plan for implementing Exchange Online within your organization
  • Configure DNS records for Office 365 services.
Module 6: Planning Exchange Online and Configuring DNS Records

In this module, you learn about the factors that cover DNS domain configuration for Office 365, where you need to add the customer's existing domain or domains to Office 365. This module also covers the individual settings that you need to configure so that each Office 365 service works correctly and fully supports client access. These activities typically happen in the Deploy phase of the FastTrack process.

So far, you have been looking at Office 365 on its own. In this module, you examine the scenario in which you migrate services from your on-premise environment, starting with your email system. This module addresses the key issues of migrating email accounts to Exchange Online and the planning involved in that process. In the lab, you will practice that planning and then carry out a cutover migration from your on-premises environment to Exchange Online.

  • Plan for Exchange Online
  • Configure DNS Records for Services

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to add custom domains to Office 365 and customize these domains to the organization's requirements.
  • Recommend a mailbox migration strategy for moving to Exchange Online.
  • Plan for implementing Exchange Online within your organization.
  • Configure DNS records for Office 365 services.
Module 7: Administering Exchange Online

In this module, you learn how to configure Exchange Online settings that you planned in the previous module, including archive polices, anti-malware and anti-spam settings, additional email addresses and external contacts and resources. These are actions that you would typically carry out during the Deploy phase of the Office 365 FastTrack deployment or as part of the normal management operations of Exchange Online.

You typically carry out these actions through the Office 365 portal, although you can also use the Windows Azure Active Directory PowerShell console to access additional features.

  • Configure Personal Archive Policies
  • Manage Anti-malware and Anti-spam Policies
  • Configure Additional Email Addresses for Users
  • Create and Manage External Contacts, Resources, and Groups

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure Messaging Records Management (MRM) for Exchange Online
  • Manage Anti-malware and Anti-spam Policies
  • Configure additional email addresses for users
  • Create and manage external contacts, resources, and groups in Exchange Online
Module 8: Configuring SharePoint Online

In this module, students learn how to plan a SharePoint Online implementation that reflects the customer's needs and then create site collections that reflect those requirements. This module then covers the process of external user sharing with SharePoint Online and describes how this arrangement helps organizations share information more effectively.

  • Manage SharePoint Site Collections
  • Configure External User Sharing
  • Plan a Collaboration Solution

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage SharePoint site collections by using the SharePoint Online admin center and Windows PowerShell.
  • Configure external user sharing by using the Office 365 admin center.
  • Plan a collaboration solution.
Module 9: Configuring Lync Online

In this module, students learn how to identify factors in the customer's environment that need to be reflected in the Lync Online deployment plan, then configure Lync Online to reflect the customer's business requirements, both at the end-user level and at the organization level.

  • Plan for Lync Online
  • Configure Lync Online Settings

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan for Lync Online.
  • Configure Lync Online settings.
Module 10: Implementing Directory Synchronization

In this module, students learn how to plan, prepare and implement DirSync as a methodology for user and group management in an Office 365 deployment. The module covers the preparation of an on-premises environment, the installation and configuration of DirSync, and how to manage Active Directory users after DirSync has been enabled.

  • Prepare On-premises Active Directory for DirSync
  • Set up DirSync
  • Manage Active Directory Users and Groups with DirSync In Place

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Prepare an on-premises environment ready for directory synchronization.
  • Install and configure DirSync.
  • Manage Active Directory users in a DirSync enabled scenario.
Module 11: Implementing Active Directory Federation Services

In this module, students learn to plan for single sign-on (SSO) by using Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and then cover the process for setting up an AD FS server farm and an AD FS proxy. This module also cover the management process for certificates and the AD FS servers.

  • Planning for AD FS
  • Install and Manage AD FS Servers
  • Install and Manage AD FS Proxy Servers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan for an AD FS deployment.
  • Install and manage AD FS servers.
  • Install and manage AD FS proxies.
Module 12: Monitoring Office 365

In this module, students learn about monitoring user connections to Office 365 and how to cope with service outages. They look at a range of tools that diagnose service health and review the reports that Office 365 provides.

  • Isolate Service Interruption
  • Monitor Service Health
  • Analyze Reports

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Isolate and identify causes of Office 365 service interruption.
  • Monitor Office 365 service health.
  • Analyze and use Office 365 reports.

Microsoft Course 20341

Exam 70-341- In this course, students will learn to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 messaging environment. This course will teach students guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help them optimize their Exchange server deployment. Course 20341 is an instructor-led course and will provide you with the knowledge and skills to plan, install, and manage the mailbox role, client access, transport, and Exchange infrastructure.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is Information Technology (IT) professionals who are aspiring to be enterprise-level messaging administrators. Others who may take this course include IT generalists and help desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2013. Administrators coming into the course are expected to have at least 3 years of experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of network administration, help desk, or system administration. They are not expected to have experience with previous Exchange Server versions.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan and perform deployment and management of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan a Mailbox server deployment and configure the Mailbox server role.
  • Create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and deploy Client Access servers.
  • Plan and configure client connectivity to Exchange Server 2013 Client Access server.
  • Plan and configure message transport.
  • Plan and implement high availability.
  • Plan and implement disaster recovery for Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan and configure message security options.
  • Plan and configure administrative security and administrative auditing.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2013.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including DNS.
  • Experience working with certificates, including PKI certificates.

Course Outline

Module 1: Deploying and Managing Exchange Server 2013

This module explains how to plan and perform deployment and management of Exchange Server 2013.

  • Server 2013 Prerequisites and Requirements
  • Exchange Server 2013 Deployment
  • Managing Exchange Server 2013

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Server 2013 prerequisites and requirements.
  • Deploy Exchange Server 2013.
  • Manage Exchange Server 2013.
Module 2: Planning and Configuring Mailbox Servers

This module explains how to plan a Mailbox server deployment and configure the Mailbox server role.

  • Overview of the Mailbox Server Role
  • Planning the Mailbox Server Deployment
  • Configuring Mailbox Servers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand Mailbox server role.
  • Plan Mailbox server deployment.
  • Configure Mailbox servers.
Module 3: Managing Recipient Objects

This module explains how to create and manage various recipient objects in Exchange Server 2013.

  • Managing Exchange Server 2013 Recipients
  • Managing Exchange Recipients
  • Managing Address Lists and Policies on Mailbox Server Role

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage Exchange Server 2013 recipients.
  • Manage Exchange recipients.
  • Manage address lists and policies on Mailbox server role.
Module 4: Planning and Deploying Client Access Servers

This module explains how to plan and deploy Client Access servers.

  • Planning Client Access Server Deployment
  • Configuring the Client Access Server Role
  • Managing Client Access Services

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan Client Access server deployment.
  • Configure the Client Access server role.
  • Manage Client Access services.
Module 5: Planning and Configuring Messaging Client Connectivity

This module explains how to plan and configure client connectivity to Exchange Server 2013 Client Access server.

  • Client Connectivity to Client Access Server
  • Configuring Outlook Web App
  • Planning and Configuring Mobile Messaging
  • Configuring Secure Internet Access for Client Access Server
  • Configuring Secure Internet Access for Client Access Server

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the client connectivity to Client Access server
  • Configure Outlook Web App.
  • Plan and configure mobile messaging.
  • Configure secure Internet access for Client Access server.
  • Configure secure Internet access for Client Access server.
Module 6: Planning and Configuring Message Transport

This module explains how to plan and configure message transport.

  • Overview of Message Transport
  • Planning and Configuring Message Transport
  • Managing Transport Rules

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand message transport.
  • Plan and configure message transport.
  • Manage transport rules.
Module 7: Planning and Implementing High Availability

This module explains how to plan and implement high availability.

  • High Availability on Exchange Server 2013
  • Configuring Highly Available Mailbox Databases
  • Configuring Highly Available Client Access Servers

After completing this module, students will be able to implement high availability in an Exchange Server 2013 environment.

Module 8: Planning and Implementing Disaster Recovery

This module explains how to plan and implement disaster recovery.

  • Planning for Disaster Mitigation
  • Planning and Implementing Exchange Server 2013 Backup
  • Planning and Implementing Exchange Server 2013 Recovery

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan for disaster mitigation.
  • Plan and implement Exchange Server 2013 backup.
  • Plan and Implement Exchange Server 2013 recovery.
Module 9: Planning and Configuring Message Security Options

This module explains how to plan and configure message security options.

  • Planning Messaging Security
  • Implementing an Antivirus Solution for Exchange Server 2013
  • Implementing an Antispam Solution for Exchange Server 2013

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan messaging security.
  • Implement an antivirus solution for Exchange Server 2013.
  • Implement an antispam solution for Exchange Server 2013.
Module 10: Planning and Configuring Administrative Security and Auditing

This module explains how to plan and configure administrative security and administrative auditing.

  • Configuring Role-Based Access Control
  • Configuring Audit Logging

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure role-based access control.
  • Configure audit logging.
Module 11: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2013

This module explains how to monitor and troubleshoot Exchange Server 2013.

  • Monitoring Exchange Server 2013
  • Maintaining Exchange Server 2013
  • Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2013

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Monitor Exchange Server 2013.
  • Maintain Exchange Server 2013.
  • Troubleshoot Exchange Server 2013.

Microsoft Course 20342

Exam 70-342- This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 messaging environment. This course will teach you how to configure Exchange Server 2013, and it will provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your Exchange Server deployment.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for people aspiring to be enterprise-level messaging administrators. Others who may take this course include IT generalists and help desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2013. People coming into the course are expected to have at least 3 years of experience working in the IT field - typically in the areas of network administration, help desk, or system administration. Students are expected to have experience with Exchange Server 2013 or with previous versions of Exchange Server.

In addition, this course is intended as preparation material for IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-342A: Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Advanced Solutions, as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 certification.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Design and implement Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging.
  • Design and implement site resiliency for Exchange Server 2013.
  • Plan a virtualization strategy for Exchange Server 2013 roles.
  • Design and implement message transport security.
  • Design and implement message retention in Exchange Server 2013.
  • Design and implement messaging compliance.
  • Design and implement administrative security in an Exchange Server 2013 environment.
  • Use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to manage Exchange Server 2013.
  • Design and implement integration with Exchange Online.
  • Design and implement messaging coexistence.
  • Design and implement Exchange Server migrations from non-Exchange messaging systems, and upgrades from previous Exchange Server versions.

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

  • Passed 70-341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Exchange Server
  • Minimum of six months of experience working with Exchange Server 2010 or Exchange Server 2013
  • Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with Active Directory
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including DNS
  • Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates
  • Experience working with Windows PowerShell

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging

This module explains the basic concept of Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2013.

  • Telephony technologies overview
  • Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2013
  • Unified Messaging components

After completing this module, students will be able to explain the basic concept of Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2013.

Module 2: Designing and implementing Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging

This module explains how to design and implement Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging.

  • Designing a Unified Messaging deployment
  • Deploying and configuring Unified Messaging components
  • Integrating Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging with Lync

After completing this module, students will be able to design and implement Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging.

Module 3: Designing and implementing site resiliency

This module explains how to design and implement site resiliency for Exchange Server 2013.

  • Site resiliency in Exchange Server 2013
  • Planning a site resilient implementation
  • Implementing site resiliency

After completing this module, students will be able to design and implement site resiliency for Exchange Server 2013.

Module 4: Planning virtualization for Exchange Server 2013

This module explains how to plan a virtualization strategy for Exchange Server 2013 roles.

  • Hyper-V 3.0 overview
  • Virtualizing Exchange Server 2013 server roles

After completing this module, students will be able to plan a virtualization strategy for Exchange Server 2013 roles.

Module 5: Designing and implementing message transport security

This module explains how to design and implement message transport security.

  • Overview of policy and compliance requirements
  • Designing and implementing transport compliance
  • Designing and implementing AD RMS integration with Exchange Server 2013

After completing this module, students will be able to design and implement message transport security.

Module 6: Designing and implementing message retention

This module explains how to design and implement message retention in Exchange Server 2013.

  • Message records management and archiving overview
  • Designing in-place archiving
  • Designing and implementing message retention

After completing this module, students will be able to design and implement message retention in Exchange Server 2013.

Module 7: Designing and implementing messaging compliance

This module explains how to design and implement messaging compliance.

  • Designing and implementing data loss prevention
  • Designing and implementing an in-place hold
  • Designing and implementing in-place e-discovery

After completing this module, students will be able to design and implement messaging compliance.

Module 8: Designing and implementing administrative security and auditing

This module explains how to design and implement administrative security in an Exchange Server 2013 environment.

  • Designing and implementing role based access control
  • Designing and implementing split permissions
  • Planning and implementing audit logging

After completing this module, students will be able to design and implement administrative security in an Exchange Server 2013 environment.

Module 9: Managing Exchange Server 2013 with Exchange Management Shell

This module explains how to use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to manage Exchange Server 2013.

  • Overview of Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Using Exchange Management Shell to manage Exchange Server recipients
  • Managing Exchange Server 2013 with Exchange Management Shell

After completing this module, students will be able to use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to manage Exchange Server 2013.

Module 10: Designing and implementing integration with Exchange Online

This module explains how to design and implement integration with Exchange Online.

  • Planning for Exchange Online
  • Planning and implementing the migration to Exchange Online
  • Planning coexistence with Exchange Online

After completing this module, students will be able to design and implement integration with Exchange Online.

Module 11: Designing and implementing messaging coexistence

This module explains how to design and implement messaging coexistence.

  • Designing and implementing federation
  • Designing coexistence between Exchange organizations
  • Designing and implementing cross-forest mailbox moves

After completing this module, students will be able to design and implement messaging coexistence.

Module 12: Designing and implementing Exchange Server migrations and upgrades

This module explains how to design and implement Exchange Server migrations from non-Exchange messaging systems, and upgrades from previous Exchange Server versions.

  • Designing migration from non-Exchange email systems
  • Planning the upgrade from previous Exchange versions
  • Implementing the migration from previous Exchange versions

After completing this module, students will be able to design and implement Exchange Server migrations from non-Exchange messaging systems, and upgrades from previous Exchange Server versions.

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-20 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)
2018-03-19 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Secaucus, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-03-01 09:00 to 2018-03-02 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)

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