Exam Ref 70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

Microsoft Press
Orin Thomas  
Microsoft Press
Total pages
August 2017

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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, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. The new Second Edition reflects all updated exam topics released by Microsoft through mid-2017. It covers the expertise measured by the following 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 single sign on
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage
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  • Provide guidance from Microsoft, the creator of Microsoft certification exams
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  • Explore big picture thinking around the planning and design aspects of the IT pro’s job role


This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Provides exam preparation tips written by a certified trainer
  • Covers Exam 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements
  • Organizes its coverage by the exam objectives
  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge the exam candidate

New to this Edition

Fully reflects updated exam topics (“Objective Domains”) released in June 2016 and any additional ODs established in the first half of 2017.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Provision Office 365  

Skill 1.1: Provision tenants

Skill 1.2: Add and configure custom domains

Skill 1.3: Plan a pilot

Chapter 2 Plan and Implement Networking and Security in Office 365

Skill 2.1: Configure DNS records for services

Skill 2.2: Enable client connectivity to Office 365

Skill 2.3: Administer Microsoft Azure Rights Management

Skill 2.4: Manage administrator roles in Office

Chapter 3 Manage cloud identities

Skill 3.1: Configure password management

Skill 3.2: Manage user and security groups

Skill 3.3: Manage cloud identities with Windows PowerShell

Chapter 4 Implement and manage identities by using Azure AD Connect

Skill 4.1: Prepare on-premises Active Directory for Azure AD Connect

Skill 4.2: Set up Azure AD Connect

Skill 4.3: Manage Active Directory users and groups with Azure AD Connect in place

Chapter 5 Implement and manage federated identities single sign on

Skill 5.1: Plan requirements for Active Directory Federation Services

Skill 5.2: Install and manage AD FS Servers

Skill 5.3: Install and manage AD FS Proxy Servers

Chapter 6 Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage

Skill 6.1: Analyze reports

Skill 6.2: Monitor service health

Skill 6.3: Isolate service interruption 


Orin Thomas is a consultant, writer, server administrator, speaker, Microsoft MVP and Regional Director who has authored more than 30 books for Microsoft Press, including Exam Ref 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services.