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Microsoft On-Demand: Microsoft 365 Messaging (MS-203)


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Microsoft On-Demand: Microsoft 365 Messaging (MS-203) Course Outline

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*** Note: This is a Microsoft On-Demand (self-study) course, 180-day 24/7 access via the internet ***
This On-Demand (self-study) training course includes expert lectures, PowerPoint visuals, and demonstrations. You will be able to follow along and successfully complete the course by completing the quizzes and exams. You may take this course at any time and from any device, provided you have internet access. Note: Course access period begins at time of purchase. (Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.)

Course Overview
This course covers Microsoft 365 messaging. Topics covered include managing messaging infrastructures, managing recipients and mailbox databases, client access, high availability and disaster recovery, threat protection, hybrid environments, and more.

Audience profile
The Messaging Administrator deploys, configures, manages, and troubleshoots recipients, permissions, mail protection, mail flow, and public folders in both on-premises and cloud enterprise environments. Responsibilities include managing message hygiene, messaging infrastructure, and hybrid configuration and migration. To implement a secure hybrid topology that meets the business needs of a modern organization, the Messaging Administrator must collaborate with the Security Administrator and Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator. The Messaging Administrator should have a working knowledge of authentication types, licensing, and integration with Microsoft 365 applications.

This course includes 18h 35m of video presentation. As a traditional course it would be a 5 day class.

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MS-203: Microsoft 365 Messaging

Course Outline

Chapter 1 - Managing Messaging Infrastructures
Designing a Modern Messaging Solution
Exchange 2019 Architecture
Exchange Online Architecture
Exchange Hybrid Architecture
Planning Exchange Server Deployment
Messaging Infrastructure Requirements
Virtualization Considerations
Deployment Prerequisites
Setup Process
Exchange Online Deployment
Working with Administrative Tools
Exchange Admin Center
Exchange Management Shell
Updating Exchange

Chapter 2 - Managing Recipients
Recipient Types
User Mailboxes
Resource Mailboxes
Shared Mailboxes
Creating User Mailboxes
Creating Resource Mailboxes
Creating Shared Mailboxes
Mailbox Permissions
Creating Exchange Groups
Address Lists
Address Book Policies
Offline Address Books
Email Address Policies
Public Folders Overview
Planning the Public Folder Hierarchy
Planning Mailboxes and Quotas
Public Folder Alternatives
Implementing Public Folders
Deploying Public Folder Mailboxes
Creating Public Folders
Public Folder Permissions
Mail Enabling Public Folders
Monitoring Public Folders
Troubleshooting Public Folders
Troubleshooting Access

Chapter 3 - Managing Mailbox Databases
Mailbox Servers
Mailbox Databases
Understanding Database Changes
Storage Options for Databases
Exchange Preferred Architecture
Planning Deployment Stages
Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator
Evaluating Database Performance
Creating Databases
Troubleshooting Database Issues
Troubleshooting Performance
Troubleshooting Database Failures
Recovery Options

Chapter 4 - Understanding Messaging Authentication
Password Policies
Self-Service Password Management
Multi-Factor Authentication
MFA in Office 365
Planning Password Policies
Introduction to RBAC
Management Role Groups
Default Role Groups
Management Roles
Advanced Role Management
Creating Custom Roles
RBAC Best Practices
Troubleshooting RBAC
Workload Policies
Configuring Workload Policies
Configuring Quotas
Office 365 Add-ins
Deploying Add-Ins
Federated Delegations
Federation Sharing Components
Organization Relationships

Chapter 5 - Managing Client Access
Introduction to Client Access Services
Client Access Service Configuration
Understanding Autodiscover
Autodiscover Process
Availability Service
Working with Outlook
Outlook Mobile
Outlook on the Web
Connecting Non-Outlook Clients
Security Considerations
Configuration Options
Configure Redirection
Office Online Server
Troubleshooting Authentication
Troubleshooting Outlook Connectivity
Troubleshooting Outlook on the Web
Exchange ActiveSync
Mobile Device Mailbox Policies
Microsoft 365 MDM
Configuring Microsoft 365 MDM
Configuring Access for Mobile Devices

Chapter 6 - Managing Transport Services
Introduction to Message Transport
Introduction to Message Transport
Message Routing
Configuring Message Transport
Transport Agents
Configuring Message Transport Options
Configuring SMTP Domains
Configuring Connectors
Default Connectors
Message Moderation
Introducing Transport Rules
Transport Rule Components
Planning for Transport Rules
Understanding Mail Flow
Exchange On Premises
Exchange Online Mail Flow
Hybrid Exchange Mail Flow
Troubleshooting Tools
Shared Namespaces
Troubleshooting TLS Issues
Troubleshooting Network Based Issues
Troubleshooting Mail Flow
Troubleshooting Logs

Chapter 7 - Implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery
High Availability Components
Database Availability Groups
DAG Characteristics
DAG Life Cycle
Understanding Quorum
Lagged Database Copies
Creating and Configuring DAGs
Understanding Failover
Maintaining Database Availability Groups
Troubleshooting DAGs
Understanding High Availability for CAS
Namespace Planning and Load Balancing
Managed Availability
Considerations for Highly Available CAS
Transport Availability
Shadow Redundancy
Safety Net
Considerations for Site Resilience
Site Resilience Scenarios
Namespace Planning
Site Resilience DAG Quorums
Configuring a Witness in Azure
Failover and Switchover Process
Data Loss Scenarios
Data Loss Mitigation Features
Backup and Restore Scenarios
Planning Considerations
Exchange Native Data Protection
Evaluating Backup Options
Exchange Backup Considerations
Supported Backup Technologies
Restore Scenarios
Restoring Database Corruption

Chapter 8 - Threat Protection
Exchange Online Protection
EOP Features
Message Routing with EOP
Message Headers Spam Confidence Levels
Overview of Anti-Spam and Anti-Malware
Managing Anti-spam
Managing Anti-malware
Anti-malware Policies
Outbound Spam
Sender Policy Framework
DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM)
ATP Overview
Safe Attachments
Safe Links
Spoofing Intelligence

Chapter 9 - Compliance
Message Policy and Compliance
Microsoft 365 Encryption
RBAC Roles
Retention Policies
Retention Policies in Action
Principles of Retention
Configuring DLP Policies
Message Trace
In-Place and Litigation Holds
Hold Goals and Features
Recoverable Items Folder
Messaging Records Management
Retention Strategies
Managed Folder Assistant
Message Tracking
In-Place Archives
Archive Considerations
Managing Archiving
Journaling Overview
Considerations for Journaling
Exchange Auditing
Introduction to Content Searches
Designing Content Searches
Managing Content Searches
eDiscovery Permissions

Chapter 10 - Deploying Exchange Hybrid Environment
Connection Options
Hybrid Deployment Components
Azure AD Connect
AD Connect Fundamentals
Source of Authority
Hybrid Environments
Identity Options
Federation Methods
Planning for Exchange Hybrid
Minimal Hybrid Configuration
Full Hybrid Configuration
Organization Configuration Transfer
Exchange Modern Hybrid
Installing the Hybrid Agent
Mail Flow OptionsMigration Options
Choosing a Migration Option
DNS Record Changes
IMAP Migrations
IMAP Requirements and Limitations
Cutover Migrations
Cutover Migration Process
PST Migrations
PST Migration Process
Public Folder Migrations
Migrating Legacy Public Folders
Migrating Modern Public Folders
Overview of Edge Transport
Infrastructure Requirements
Message Flow
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