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Microsoft Office 365 Administration Inside Out (Includes Current Book Service)

Microsoft Office 365 Administration Inside Out (Includes Current Book Service)

2nd Edition

Darryl Kegg, Aaron Guilmette, Lou Mandich, Ed Fisher

Dec 2017, Paperback, 1040 pages
ISBN13: 9781509304677
ISBN10: 1509304673
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Completely rewritten by a team of world-class experts, Microsoft Office 365 Administration Inside Out, Second Edition shows IT professionals how to leverage Microsoft Office 365’s immense capabilities to the fullest by planning carefully, ensuring appropriate infrastructure, and navigating Microsoft’s powerful administrative interfaces.

Fully reflecting Microsoft’s latest advances, this edition thoroughly explores the Office 365 portal and each subscription, walking through installation, configuration, management and troubleshooting of each Office 365 technology. It adds extensive coverage of Azure and SharePoint, together with more in-depth coverage of topics throughout, including:

  • Planning infrastructure, managing interdependencies, and preparing for the cloud
  • Managing Office 365 identity and access via federation services, password and directory synchronization, authentication, and AAD Connect
  • Using the Office 365 portal dashboard and admin centers
  • Managing resource types, billing and licensing, service health reporting, and support
  • Configuring and managing Exchange Online, including integration with Exchange on-premises
  • Deploying Skype for Business Online
  • Implementing SharePoint Online hybrid configurations
  • Efficiently configuring and managing OneDrive for Business, and more


Part 1: Planning, Preparing and Deploying Office 365
1. Office 365 Deployment Milestones
2. Preparing Your Environment for the Cloud

Part 2: Office 365 Identity and Access
3. Federation Services, Password Synchronization and Authentication
4. Directory Synchronization Basics
5. Installing AAD Connect 100

Part 3: Inside the Office 365 Admin Portal
6. The Office 365 Portal Dashboard and Admin Centers
7. Understanding the Office 365 Resource Types
8. Inside Office 365 Billing and Licensing
9. Office 365 Service Health Reporting and Support

Part 4: Exchange Online Configuration and Management
10. Preparing Exchange On-premises and Exchange Online to Work Together
11. Exchange Online Recipient Types
12. Mailbox Migration Types
13. Executing the Hybrid Configuration Wizard
14. Managing Exchange Online

Part 5: Skype for Business Online
15. Skype for Business Online Concepts and Implementation
16. Deploying Skype for Business Online

Part 6: SharePoint Online
17. Overview of SharePoint Online
18. Implementing the SharePoint Online Hybrid Configuration
19. OneDrive for Business
20. Yammer

  • Completely rewritten to reflect the latest features and best practices, by a new team of authors that has deployed Office 365 to hundreds of customers, with 15 million users worldwide
  • Provides indispensable insights into pre-deployment planning, assessment of interdependencies, and infrastructure decision-making and planning
  • Covers planning, identity/access, the portal dashboard and admin centers, billing and licensing, monitoring, Exchange Online, Skype for Business, OneDrive for Business, and more
  • Includes extensive new coverage of Azure cloud services and SharePoint

Darryl Kegg, senior consultant in the Microsoft cloud services team, is responsible for deployment of Office 365 and Microsoft Azure services to government, education, and Fortune® 100/500 customers. He has helped migrate over 10 million users to Azure. Aaron Guilmette, Senior Consultant at Microsoft, provides guidance and assistance to customers adopting Office 365, with a focus on messaging, identity, and scripting solutions. Lou Mandich, Senior Consultant at Microsoft, provides guidance and assistance to multiple customers adopting Office 365, with a focus on complex messaging and identity solutions. Ed Fisher is a Technology Solutions Professional at Microsoft, focusing on helping customers evaluate, deploy, and adopt Office 365 collaboration technologies, networking, and security solutions.