Exam Ref 70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

Exam Ref 70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

by Orin Thomas

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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781509304790
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Publication date: 09/13/2017
Series: Exam Ref Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Orin Thomas is a consultant, writer, server administrator, speaker, and Microsoft MVP who has authored more than 30 books for Microsoft Press. His IT experience ranges from providing first-level networking support at a university to administering systems for one of Australia’s largest companies. He currently specializes in network security, knowledge management, and collaboration technologies.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi
Microsoft certifications xi
Free ebooks from Microsoft Press xii
Errata, updates, & book support xii
We want to hear from you xii
Stay in touch xiii
Preparing for the exam xv
Chapter 1: Provision Office 365 1
Objective 1.1: Provision tenants 1
Setting up an Office 365 trial 1
Configure the tenant name 6
Tenant region 6
Administrator roles 7
Manage tenant subscriptions and licenses 8
Objective summary 12
Objective review 13
Objective 1.2: Add and configure custom domains 14
Specify domain name 14
Confirm ownership 15
Specify domain purpose 22
Move ownership of DNS to Office 365 25
Objective summary 26
Objective review 26
Objective 1.3: Plan a pilot 27
Designate pilot users 28
Identify workloads that don’t require migration 28
Run the Office 365 on-ramp readiness tool 29
Create a test plan or use case 31
Connect existing email accounts for pilot users 32
Service descriptions 34
Objective summary 36
Objective review 36
Answers 38
Objective 1.1: Thought experiment 38
Objective 1.1: Review 38
Objective 1.2: Thought experiment 39
Objective 1.2: Review 39
Objective 1.3: Thought experiment 41
Objective 1.3: Review 41
Chapter 2: Plan and implement networking and security in Office 365 43
Objective 2.1: Configure DNS records for services 43
Exchange DNS records 44
Skype for Business Online DNS records 49
SharePoint Online DNS records 52
Objective summary 54
Objective review 54
Objective 2.2: Enable client connectivity to Office 365 55
Proxy server configuration 56
Outbound firewall ports 56
Recommend bandwidth 57
Internet connectivity for clients 58
Deploy desktop setup for previous versions of Office clients 58
Objective summary 59
Objective review 59
Objective 2.3: Administer rights management 60
Activate Azure Rights Management 60
Office integration with Rights Management 64
Assign roles for Microsoft Azure Active Directory RM 67
Enable recovery of protected document 68
Objective summary 69
Objective review 69
Objective 2.4: Manage administrator roles in Office 365 70
Global administrator 71
Billing administrator 71
User management administrator 72
Service administrator 72
Password administrator 73
Delegated administrator 73
Manage role membership 74
Objective summary 78
Objective review 79
Answers 80
Objective 2.1: Thought experiment 80
Objective 2.1: Review 80
Objective 2.2: Thought experiment 81
Objective 2.2: Review 81
Objective 2.3: Thought experiment 82
Objective 2.3: Review 82
Objective 2.4: Thought experiment 83
Objective 2.4: Review 83
Chapter 3: Manage cloud identities 85
Objective 3.1: Configure password management 85
Working with cloud identities 85
Configuring password policies 86
Following password complexity policies 87
Resetting passwords 88
Objective summary 94
Objective review 94
Objective 3.2: Manage user and security groups 95
Using the bulk import process 95
Using soft delete 98
Enabling multi-factor authentication 100
Using Azure Active Directory Graph API 104
Objective summary 107
Objective review 108
Objective 3.3: Manage cloud identities with Windows PowerShell 109
Managing user passwords with Windows PowerShell 109
Hard deleting users 111
Performing bulk account operations 112
Using Azure Active Directory cmdlets 114
Objective summary 122
Objective review 122
Answers 124
Objective 3.1: Thought experiment 124
Objective 3.1: Review 124
Objective 3.2: Thought experiment 125
Objective 3.2: Review 125
Objective 3.3: Thought experiment 127
Objective 3.3: Review 127
Chapter 4: Implement and manage identities by using DirSync 129
Objective 4.1: Prepare on-premises Active Directory for DirSync 129
Using Active Directory synchronization tools 130
Cleaning up existing Active Directory objects 135
Using UPN suffixes and non-routable domains 138
Planning for filtering Active Directory 143
Supporting multiple forests 143
Objective summary 144
Objective review 145
Objective 4.2: Set up DirSync 146
Meeting the DirSync installation requirements 146
Installing DirSync 150
Filtering 160
Identifying synchronized attributes 163
Syncing passwords 165
Objective summary 166
Objective review 166
Objective 4.3: Manage Active Directory users and groups with DirSync in place 167
Creating users and groups 168
Modifying users and groups 169
Deleting users and groups 169
Scheduling synchronization 170
Forcing synchronization 170
Objective summary 173
Objective review 173
Answers 175
Objective 4.1: Thought experiment 175
Objective 4.1: Review 175
Objective 4.2: Thought experiment 176
Objective 4.2: Review 176
Objective 4.3: Thought experiment 177
Objective 4.3: Review 178
Chapter 5: Implement and manage federated identities (single sign-on) 179
Objective 5.1: Plan requirements for Active Directory Federation Services 179
Deploying AD FS topologies 180
Using certificates 181
Using namespaces 191
Meeting network requirements 191
Configuring multi-factor authentication 192
Accessing filtering using claims rules 193
Objective summary 194
Objective review 194
Objective 5.2: Install and manage AD FS servers 195
Creating AD FS service accounts 196
Configuring farm or stand-alone settings 198
Installing and configuring AD FS 199
Adding additional servers 207
Converting from standard to federated domain 217
Managing certificate life cycle 218
Objective summary 220
Objective review 220
Objective 5.3: Install and manage AD FS Proxy servers 221
Setting up perimeter network name resolution 221
Setting up certificates 222
Installing required Windows roles and features 222
Configuring AD FS Web Application Proxy 225
Setting custom proxy forms login page 229
Objective summary 230
Objective review 231
Answers 232
Objective 5.1: Thought experiment 232
Objective 5.1: Review 232
Objective 5.2: Thought experiment 233
Objective 5.2: Review 233
Objective 5.3: Thought experiment 234
Objective 5.3: Review 235
Chapter 6: Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage 237
Objective 6.1: Analyze reports 237
Office 365 reports 238
Mail reports 238
Usage reports 239
Skype for Business 240
SharePoint 241
OneDrive for Business 242
Auditing reports 242
Protection reports 243
Rules reports 244
Data Loss Prevention reports 244
Objective summary 245
Objective review 245
Objective 6.2: Monitor service health 246
Service Health Dashboard 246
Office 365 Management Pack 251
Windows PowerShell cmdlets 264
Objective summary 265
Objective review 265
Objective 6.3: Isolate service interruption 266
Create a service request 267
Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer 272
Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer 277
Transport Reliability IP Probe 279
Hybrid Free/Busy Troubleshooter 280
Objective summary 284
Objective review 285
Answers 286
Objective 6.1: Thought experiment 286
Objective 6.1: Review 286
Objective 6.2: Thought experiment 287
Objective 6.2: Review 287
Objective 6.3: Thought experiment 288
Objective 6.3: Review 288

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