Plan your identity and authentication solution for Microsoft 365

Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Microsoft 365
Office 365

This module examines the key areas that organizations must plan for in order to design the identity and authentication solutions they'll employ in their Microsoft 365 tenant.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe authentication behavior for Office client apps when they connect to Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Skype for Business Online.
  • Explain how multi-factor authentication is supported in a Microsoft 365 deployment.
  • Create a plan for directory synchronization and Microsoft Entra Connect Pass-through authentication.
  • Explore how password hash synchronization supports cloud authentication.
  • Describe the issues, benefits, and best practices when implementing federated authentication using Active Directory Federation Services.
  • Plan for Microsoft Entra single sign-on.