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Configuring Office 365 services for beginners

Office 365 essential skills to activate tenant, provide Email and Skype services for small business, family and friends
Instructor:
Ashraf Ismail
267 students enrolled
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High level understanding of office 365 services and the tenant concept
Activate your first office 365 tenant
Activate Exchange online and Skype for business services in office 365 tenant
Enroll few users for office 365 services
Select the right office 365 license plan
Master basic office 365 administration tasks
Configure desktop Client and Mobile clients to connect to Office 365 email

This course will give you a jump start to Office 365 skills,
you will learn what is office 365 ,what is the tenant and then you will learn
step by step how to create your free office 365 tenant and activate services
for email and skype. In this course you will get familiar with many areas related
to office 365 such as custom domains, license, mobile phone configuration with
office 365.By completing this short course and the associated exercises you
will have the required skills to setup your production tenant and provide
services for your business or your family and friends. If you are IT professional,
you will have the required skills to answer questions related to office 365
setup and move to higher paying jobs in the IT
hierarchy
with cloud focus.

Office 365 services overview

1
what is office 365 services
  • In this lecture I will answer the most basic question: What is Office 365 services?



2
what is office 365 tenant
  • In this lecture I will answer the most basic question: What is Office 365 tenant ?
  • I will simplify the service definition and map it to daily life examples

Provision your office 365 trial tenant

1
Office 365 tenant activation requirements
  • In this lecture I will cover the requirements for trial tenant activating and the limitations of the trial tenant
2
Default domain and custom domain definiation

In this lecture I will explain the differences between office 365 default domain and custom domain and why we need custom domains

3
Tenant activation process

In this lecture I will cover tenant activation steps

4
Tenant Activation Lab

In this demo i will cover step by step the tenant activation process in test environment

5
Exercise 1 Activate your tenant

This exercise for you to follow the same steps and create your own office 365 trial tenant

Configure office 365 Tenant

1
Access office 365 tenant

In this lecture you will learn how to access your Office 365 tenant

2
Access office 365 tenant lab

in this Demo you will get familiar with Office 365 logon process and the different options in the landing page

3
Custom Domain Configuration Part 1

In this lecturee  you will learn how to add custom domain to you tenant , how to complete the domain verification process and how to update your public DNS provider with required information for the verification process

4
Custome domain configuration part 2

In this cession you will learn how to add custom domain to you tenant , how to complete the domain verification process and how to update your public DNS provider with required information for the verification process

5
Exercise 2 configure your custom domain

In this exercise you will add your custom domain to your Office 365 tenant and complete the verification process

6
Required DNS records for office 365 services

In this lecture you will learn the required public DNS records for Office 365 services such as Exchange online and Skype for business

7
Exchange online and SKype online required DNS records explained

In this Lecture you will learn the discovery process of the outlook client and Skype Client and how they locate the service based on specific public DNS records , and why we need additional DNS records to support the process

8
Configure the required DNS records for the service

In this lecture you will learn how to configure the required DNS records for Exchange online and Skype for business in test tenant and in DNS hosted provider

9
Exercise 3 add DNS service records to your custom domain

In this exercise you will complete the Exchange and skype DNS configuration in your test tenant

10
Create users and activate services Part 1

In this lecture you will learn how to create users , assign office 365 services to the user and validate the services are activated

11
Create users and activate services Part 2

In this lecture you will learn how to create users , assign office 365 services to the user and validate the services are activated

12
Excercise 4 Create users and activate services

In this exercise you will provision and activate  users in your tenant

Email Clients configuration

1
Outlook Client configuration

In this lecture we will learn how to download and install outlook, and how to configure outlook client to connect to office 365 mailbox

2
Mobile phone Client configuration

In this session we will learn how to configure mobile phone to connect to office 365 service and access mailbox

3
Exercise 5 Configure Email Clients

In this exercise you will test your skills based on what you learned and configure outlook clients in your environment against your test tenant

Skype for Business Client configuration

1
Skype for Business client for desktop

In this lecture you will learn how to download Skype for business client  and configure the client to connect to office 365 skype service

2
Skype for business client for Mobile phone

In this session you will learn how to download Skype client for mobile phone    and configure the client to connect to office 365 skype service

3
Exercise 6 Configure Skype for business clients

In this exercise you will configure skype clients in your environment to connect to you test tenant

Office 365 Administration tasks

1
Manage user account (Delete, Modify and reset password)

in this lecture you will learn how to modify office 365 user account, delete user account and reset password

2
Configure multifactor authentication for admin account

in this lecture you will learn how to setup multifactor authentication for admin account using phone and  txt message with code as second factor authentication

3
Create and configure distribution lists
4
Disable office 365 service for a user
5
Select and assign production license plan
6
Course wrap-up and next step

This lecture covers the course wrap-up and next step on the office 365 journey

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