New Office 365 BETA Exams are out

Currently the only certification for Office 365 is the MCITP: Office 365 Admin which requires you to take exams 70-323 and 70-321.

If you are registering for a test on the Prometric site, you might have noticed some new BETA exams on the list of Microsoft Exams.

These two exams will are required for the MCSA: Office 365 certification.

Information about the exams can be found here:

71-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

Provision Office 365

  • Provision tenants.
  • Add and configure custom domains.
  • Plan a pilot

Plan and Implement Networking and Security in Office 365

  • Configure DNS records for services.
  • Enable client connectivity to Office 365.
  • Administer rights management.
  • Manage administrator roles in Office 365.

Manage Cloud Identities

  • Configure password management.
  • Manage user and security groups.
  • Manage cloud identities with Microsoft PowerShell.

Implement and Manage Identities by Using DirSync

  • Prepare on-premises Active Directory for DirSync.
  • Set up DirSync [Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD) sync tool].
  • Manage Active Directory users and groups with DirSync in place.

Implement and Manage Federated Identities [single sign-on (SSO)]

  • Plan requirements for Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS).
  • Install and manage AD FS servers.
  • Install and manage AD FS proxy servers.

Monitor and Troubleshoot Office 365 Availability and Usage

  • Analyze reports.
  • Monitor service health.
  • Isolate service interruption.

71-347: Enabling Office 365 Services

Manage Clients and End-User Devices

  • Manage user-driven client deployments.
  • Manage IT deployments of Office 365 ProPlus.
  • Set up telemetry and reporting.
  • Plan for Office clients.

Provision SharePoint Online Site Collections

  • Configure external user sharing.
  • Create SharePoint site collection.
  • Plan a collaboration solution.

Configure Exchange Online and Lync Online for End Users

  • Configure additional email addresses for users.
  • Create and manage external contacts, resources, and groups.
  • Configure personal archive policies.
  • Configure Lync end-user communication settings.

Plan for Exchange Online and Lync Online

  • Manage antimalware and anti-spam policies.
  • Recommend a mailbox migration strategy.
  • Plan for Exchange Online.
  • Manage Lync global external communications settings.

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