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Implementing a Hybrid and Secure Messaging Platform

This exam is for the Microsoft 365 Messaging Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate certification. Candidates for this exam are Messaging Administrators who deploy, configure, manage, troubleshoot, and monitor recipients, permissions, mail protection, mail flow, and public folders in both on-premises and cloud enterprise environments. Messaging Administrators are responsible for managing hygiene, messaging infrastructure, hybrid configuration, migration, disaster recovery, high availability, and client access. Messaging Administrators collaborate with the Security Administrator and Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator to implement a secure hybrid topology that meets the business needs of a modern organization. The Messaging Administrator should have a working knowledge of authentication types, licensing, and integration with M365 applications.

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. The Messaging Administrator also implements and manages disaster recovery, high availability, and client access. 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.

Participant Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • •Proficient understanding of DNS.
  • Basic understanding of messaging within Exchange Server or Exchange Online.
  • Basic understanding of Active Directory and domain controller infrastructure along with identity management.
  • Basic functional experience with Microsoft 365 services and directory synchronization.
  • At least 5 years of general IT experience.

    Course Objectives

    After completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Plan Mailbox Migrations
    • Plan IMAP Migrations
    • Plan Cutover and Staged Migrations
    • Perform Advanced Migrations
    • Understand Exchange Hybrid Deployment Requirements
    • Run the Hybrid Configuration Wizard
    • Deploy and Manage an Edge Transport Server
    • Configure a Hybrid Deployment using the HCW
    • Implement Advanced Hybrid Functionality
    • Troubleshoot Hybrid Deployments
    • Plan for Message Hygiene
    • Manage Anti-Malware and Anti-Spam Policies
    • Manage Advanced Threat Protection
    • Plan for Messaging Compliance in the SCC
    • Plan for Messaging Compliance in Exchange
    • Manage Exchange Online Archiving and Auditing
    • Manage Content Search
    • Manage Admin Role-based Permissions
    • Manage User Role-based Permissions
    • Plan for Exchange Setup – RBAC and AD Split Permissions

    Course Outline

    The following items describe the outline of the course:

    Module 1: Performing Mailbox Migrations
    Module 2: Planning a Hybrid Environment
    Module 3: Deploying and Troubleshooting a Hybrid Environment
    Module 4: Lab – Hybrid Deployment and Management
    Module 5: Managing Message Hygiene
    Module 6: Managing Compliance
    Module 7: Managing Role-Based Permissions
    Module 8: Lab – Manage Message Hygiene

      Course Materials

      The following materials are included as part of the course:

      • Microsoft Official digital Curriculum (MOC)
      • Microsoft Online Lab (MLO)

      MS-201 - Implementing a Hybrid and Secure Messaging Platform

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