MS-100 Plan and implement identity synchronization

Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Microsoft 365
Office 365

This learning path examines how to plan for and implement identity synchronization in a hybrid Microsoft 365 deployment, including how to implement Azure AD Connect and how to manage synchronized identities.


  • Students should have completed a role-based administrator training collection such as Messaging, Teamwork, Security and Compliance, or Collaboration.
  • Students should have a proficient understanding of DNS and basic functional experience with Microsoft 365 services.
  • Students must have a proficient understanding of general IT practices.

Modules in this learning path

This module examines identity synchronization using Azure AD Connect and explores the authentication and provisioning options that can be used and the inner-workings of directory synchronization.

This module examines all the planning aspects that must be considered when implementing directory synchronization between on-premises Active Directory and Microsoft 365.

This module examines the Azure AD Connect installation requirements, the options for installing and configuring the tool, and how to monitor synchronization services using Azure AD Connect Health.

This module examines how to manage user identities when Azure AD Connect is configured, how to manage users and groups in Microsoft 365 with Azure AD Connect, and how to maintain directory synchronization.

This module examines various password-related tasks for user and admin accounts, such as creating and configuring password policies, configuring self-service password management, configuring multifactor authentication, and implementing entitlement packages and conditional access policies.