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Candidates for this exam are Microsoft 365 messaging administrators who manage a secure, efficient, and effective email collaboration platform using Microsoft Exchange Online and Microsoft 365.
Messaging administrators plan, configure, and manage recipients, mail flow, threat protection, compliance, and client connectivity.
Messaging administrators collaborate with administrators of other workloads, including security, compliance, identity, and networking, to implement a secure cloud messaging topology that meets the business needs of an enterprise.
Candidates for this exam should have a working knowledge of authentication types, licensing, integration with Microsoft 365 applications, Exchange Management Shell, Microsoft Purview, and Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra.
The English language version of this exam was updated on May 2, 2023. Review the study guide linked in the “Tip” box for details about the latest changes. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date. While Microsoft makes every effort to update localized versions as noted, there may be times when the localized versions of this exam are not updated on this schedule.
Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.
Part of the requirements for: Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate
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- The English language version of this exam was updated on May 2, 2023. Review the study guide linked in the preceding “Tip” box for details about the skills measured and latest changes.
- Manage Microsoft Exchange Online settings and resources (40–45%)
- Plan and manage the mail transport architecture (25–30%)
- Secure the messaging environment (25–30%)
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Microsoft 365 messaging administrators manage a secure, efficient, and effective email collaboration platform using Microsoft Exchange Online and Microsoft 365.
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