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| Audience Profile |
This exam is intended for IT professionals who administer Microsoft Office 365 in an environment that may include Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Lync, and/or Microsoft SharePoint.
Tasks that candidates would typically perform include:
- Supporting hybrid environments
- Managing users
- Managing service features
- Troubleshooting user and enterprise connectivity issues
- Managing licenses
Candidates should have core skills in configuration of all Office 365 technologies with deep specialization in one or more of the following:
- Lync 2010
- Exchange 2010
- SharePoint 2010
Candidates should also have experience with:
- Active Directory Federation Services 2.0
- Active Directory Domain Services
- Microsoft Online Services Directory Synchronization Tool
- Windows PowerShell 2.0
- Certificates (PKI)
Candidates may also be familiar with multitenant environments.
| Credit Toward CertificationWhen you pass Exam 70-323: Administering Office 365, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s): |
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Administering Office 365Exam 70-323: Administering Office 365: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Office 365 Administrator
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