Microsoft 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements




This course is intended for IT professionals who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating the Office 365 services, including its dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies.


This course provides the knowledge and understanding for some of these important job functions:


Provision Office 365

  • Provision tenants
  • Add and configure custom domains
  • Plan a pilot


Plan and implement networking and security in Office 365

  • Configure DNS records for services
  • Enable client connectivity to Office 365
  • Administer rights management (RM)
  • Manage administrator roles in Office 365


Manage cloud identities

  • Configure password management
  • Manage user and security groups
  • Manage cloud identities with Windows PowerShell


Implement and manage identities by using DirSync

  • Prepare on-premises Active Directory for DirSync
  • Set up DirSync [WAAD sync tool]
  • Manage Active Directory users and groups with DirSync in place


Implement and manage federated identities (single sign-on [SSO])

  • Plan requirements for Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
  • Install and manage AD FS servers
  • Install and manage AD FS proxy servers


Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage

  • Analyse reports
  • Monitor service health
  • Isolate service interruption




Module 1 – Provision Office 365

Section 1-1 – Overview of Office 365
Section 1-2 – Provision tenants
Looking around Office 365 – Admin Center
Finalize Office 365 Setup
Manage Tenant Subscriptions
Manage the Licensing Model
Section 1-3 – Add and Configure Custom Domains
Specify Domain Purpose
Move Ownership of DNS to Office 365
Section 1-4 – Plan a Pilot
Run the Office 365 Health-Readiness and Check Tool


Module 2 – Plan and Implement Networking and Security in Office 365

Section 2-1 – Creating DNS Records for Exchange – Lync and SharePoint
Section 2-2 – Enable Client Connectivity to Office 365
Testing for Connectivity
Section 2-3 – Administer Rights Management
Office Integration with Rights Management and How to Protect a Document
Section 2-4 – Manage Administrator Roles in Office 365
Create or Revoke Assignment of Administrative Roles or the Administrative Model


Module 3 – Manage Cloud Identities

Section 3-1 – Configure Password Management
Password Complexity
Password Resets and Administration Center
Section 3-2 – Manage User and Security Groups – Bulk Import
Administration Center – Security Groups
Soft Delete
Multi-Factor Authentication
Section 3-3 – Manage Cloud Identities with Windows PowerShell
Configure Passwords To Never Expire
Create An Account
Bulk User Creation
Bulk Update Of User Properties
Assigning A License To One User
Bulk Assignment Of Licenses
Azure Active Directory cmdlets and Hard Delete Users


Module 4 – Implement And Manage Identities By Using DirSync

Section 4-1 – Prepare On-Premises Active Directory for DirSync
Enable DirSync
Section 4-2 – Setting Up DirSync
Soft Filtering and Password Synchronization
Section 4-3 – Manage Active Directory Users And Groups With DirSync In Place
Demo – Installing DirSync


Module 5 – Implement And Manage Federated Identities – Single Sign-On

Section 5-1 – Plan Requirements For Active Directory Federation Services
Getting Started with Active Directory Federation Services
Namespaces and Certificates
Plan AD FS Internal Topologies and Dependencies
AD FS Proxy Servers
Network Requirements
Multi-Factor Authentication
Section 5-2 – Install and Manage AD FS Servers
Convert From Standard To Federated Domain and Certificate Lifecycle
Demo – Install AD FS
Section 5-3 – Install and Manage AD FS Proxy Servers
Install Required Windows Roles and Features
Demo – Install AD FS Proxy Servers


Module 6 – Monitor and Troubleshoot Office 365 Availability and Usage

Section 6-1 – Monitor and Troubleshoot Office 365
Demo – Reports
Section 6-2 – Service Health Monitoring
RSS Feed
Office 365 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager – SCOM
Windows PowerShell cmdlets
Section 6-3 – Isolate Service Interruption
Create a Service Request
Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer Tools
Transport Reliability IP Probe – TRIPP
Hybrid Free/Busy Troubleshooter
Microsoft Online Services Diagnostics and Logging – MOSDAL
Course Ending


Course Delivery: Online