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Plan a Microsoft 365 Messaging hybrid configuration and migration

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  • Module 1: Your organization has migrated many workloads to Microsoft Azure, and you now intend to migrate to a hybrid Exchange environment. You need to consider the choices for a hybrid environment while keeping your infrastructure secure. You’ll plan the migration process to ensure that it’s as straightforward as possible.
  • At the end of this module, you should be able to:

    • Explain hybrid environments.
    • Explain free/busy access.
    • Explain the decision between Classic and Modern hybrid.
    • Describe the Edge server role.
    • Configure organization configuration transfer.
    • Configure hybrid topology.
  • Module 2: Plan a migration from Exchange Server on-premises and other email systems to Microsoft 365 in the cloud.
  • At the end of this module, you should be able to:

    • Choose the best migration methods for a business scenario.
    • Describe migration endpoints.
    • Describe moving mailboxes in batches.
    • Plan a migration from non-Microsoft systems.
  • Module 3: Learn how you can continue to use public folders while your company implements a hybrid environment with Microsoft 365. In a hybrid environment, you need to make choices about where these folders should reside.
  • At the end of this module, you should be able to:

    • Explain public folders.
    • Explain mail-enabled public folders.
    • Describe how to manage hold and discovery in public folders.
    • Describe public folder migration to Microsoft 365.


  • Module 1: Plan and implement a hybrid environment
    • Introduction to planning and implementing a hybrid environment
    • Configure hybrid free/busy access
    • Choose a Classic or Modern hybrid topology
    • Manage the Edge Transport server role
    • Configure organization configuration transfer
    • Configure hybrid topology using the Hybrid Configuration wizard
    • Enable hybrid features using the Microsoft Hybrid Agent
    • Summary and knowledge check
  • Module 2: Plan and implement migration to Exchange Online
    • Introduction to migration
    • Evaluate migration methods
    • Configure migration endpoints
    • Manage mailbox migration
    • Migrate from other messaging systems
    • Summary and knowledge check
  • Module 3: Manage public folders in hybrid and cloud enterprise environments
    • Introduction to public folders in hybrid Exchange environments
    • Implement public folder mailbox hierarchies
    • Implement mail-enabled public folders
    • Move content between public folder mailboxes
    • Manage hold and discovery for public folders
    • Plan a public folder migration to Microsoft 365
    • Summary and knowledge check


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