Welcome to Office 365: Administration

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Hi I'm David Elfassy and welcome to administration for cloud-based Office 365. In this course we'll look at Office 365 from the point of view of an IT implementer and decision maker. As a combination of Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, and Skype for Business Server, Office 365 provides enterprise-level services to organizations of all sizes. We'll look at the skills required to implement some of the most crucial deployment tasks of Office 365, such as setting up your email domains. We'll dive into the most important aspects of selecting your Office 365 subscription, such as understanding your service level agreements, or SLAs.

We will also cover how client connections to Office 365 can be manipulated through policies and multifactor authentication. We'll go over how you can configure general Office 365 settings such as reporting features, but mainly we'll dive into the technical features of Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business. We'll see how you could apply disclaimers to emails by using transport rules, manage SharePoint site collection quotas, understand the Outlook auto discover architecture, and force configurations onto linked clients. We'll also review plenty of troubleshooting tools and give you many implementation tips, sharing insight on the architecture behind Office 365.

Now, let's get started with administration for cloud-based Office 365.

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For businesses with 150+ licenses Request Office 365 onboarding assistance from FastTrack

You can request remote and personalized assistance with onboarding. Our FastTrack engineers will help you plan your Office 365 project, assess your technical environment, provide remediation guidance, and provide user adoption assistance. For businesses with at least 500 licenses, Microsoft also provides personalized assistance to migrate data to Office 365.

See the FastTrack Center Video: http://aka.ms/meetfasttrack

Get started today: http://fasttrack.microsoft.com

Tip: Businesses with 1-149 licenses still have access to FastTrack guidance via links in the Admin Center and also available at https://aka.ms/setupguidance.

Discover how to efficiently manage your organization's implementation of Office 365, including global subscription settings, Exchange mailboxes, and SharePoint and Skype for Business services. In this course, David Elfassy looks at Office 365 from the perspective of an IT professional, showing how to implement enterprise-level services, no matter the size of your business. David helps you understand your service-level agreement, set up email domains, and configure policies and multifactor authentication. He also dives into advanced Office 365 configurations, including how to implement multifactor authentication, troubleshoot with admin center tools, and more.

Topics include:

  • Managing global subscription settings, domain names, and user settings

  • Managing Exchange user mailboxes

  • Implementing Exchange distribution and security groups

  • Using a message trace

  • Implementing Exchange rules

  • Managing SharePoint compliance settings

  • Managing Skype for Business settings

  • Using remote PowerShell to manage Office 365

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