MS-10984 - Deploying and Managing Office 365 Hybrid Deployments

This is a 3-day ILT course that targets the needs of IT professionals who take part in administering, configuring, and operating Office 365 services in hybrid environments, where part of the infrastructure is hosted on-premises. This course also includes management of identities, authentication, and supporting technologies for Office 365. This course focuses on the skills required to administer and troubleshoot an Office 365 tenant, and key services of Office 365 such as Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Skype for Business, as well services such as Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Azure Active Directory Identity Protection, and Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management. All these services are covered from the hybrid aspect. This course provides knowledge on how to use Office 365 services for both cloud and on-premises resources.

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In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
  • Minimum of two years of experience administering the Windows Server operating system, including Windows Server 2012 or later
  • Minimum of one year of experience working with Active Directory Domain Services
  • Minimum of one year of experience working with name resolution, including Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates
  • Experience working with Windows PowerShell
  • Experience working with Exchange Server 2013 or later, Lync 2013 Server or Skype for Business Server2015, and SharePoint Server 2013 or later.
  • Experience working with Office 365 key services such as Exchange Online, Skype for Business and SharePoint Online
  • An understanding of the following concepts as related to Office 365: Microsoft cloud services, Office 365 platform

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction to Office 365 administration and licensing

Overview of Office 365
Office 365 administration and role delegation
Office 365 tenant configuration
Hybrid deployment general overview

Module 2: Deploying and configuring directory synchronization

Directory synchronization and authentication overview
Azure AD Connect deployment and configuration
Managing user and group objects in an Office 365 hybrid environment

Module 3: Exchange Server hybrid deployment planning

Exchange Online overview
Exchange Server hybrid configuration options and deployment features
Exchange Server services in the hybrid deployment

Module 4: Exchange Server hybrid deployment

Using the Hybrid Configuration Wizard
Managing and configuring the Exchange hybrid deployment
Implementing advanced functionality for hybrid deployments
Configuring message compliance and hygiene in hybrid environment

Module 5: Skype for Business hybrid deployment

Overview of Skype for Business Online and Microsoft Teams
Preparing for the hybrid Skype for Business deployment
Configuring the Skype for Business hybrid environment
Using the Skype for Business hybrid configuration with Phone System

Module 6: SharePoint and OneDrive for Business hybrid deployment

Overview of SharePoint Online
Planning for a SharePoint hybrid deployment
Deploying the SharePoint hybrid configuration
Configuring SharePoint services in a hybrid configuration

Module 7: Deploying additional Office 365 services in a hybrid deployment

Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication in a hybrid scenario
Implementing Azure Information Protection
Implementing Identity Protection and Azure AD
Privileged Identity Management

Module 8: Authentication options in hybrid deployments

Planning authentication options in Office 365
Deploying AD FS for SSO
Deploying pass-through authentication for SSO