RETIRED GUIDES
Introducing the New Office (3-Part Series)
See how the new Office provides a next-generation productivity experience, and how it is optimized for users of Windows 8 devices.
See how the new Office provides a next-generation productivity experience, and how it is optimized for users of Windows 8 devices.
See how the new Office provides a next-generation productivity experience, and how it is optimized for users of Windows 8 devices.
Deploying Office 2013 as a Service (4-Part Series)
In this guide, you will see how to use the Office Telemetry Dashboard to determine which documents and solutions are most actively used in your organization.
In this guide, you will see how to provision a user for Office deployment and then install the new Office on a client computer using Click-to-Run technology.
In this guide, you will see how to use the new management capabilities available in the new Office to help you review pilot performance.
In this guide, you will see how to use the Office Telemetry Dashboard to identify an Office add-in and block it using Group Policy.
Business Intelligence in Office 365 (2-Part Series)
The new business intelligence features provide greater insight
that can be easily shared across
the organization, all while using
familiar tools.
The new business intelligence features provide greater insight
that can be easily shared across
the organization, all while using
familiar tools.
Exploring Office 365
Learn how the Office 365 admin center makes it easy to manage your Office 365 settings, monitor service health, and get support when you need it.
In this guide, you'll see how the Office 365 admin center makes it straightforward for you to set up and customize Office 365 for
your organization.
In this guide you'll see how to seamlessly manage administration tasks for all your Office 365 applications and services.
In this guide, you will experience some of the new features and user options in Outlook Web App. You will also become familiar with the new Outlook Web App mobile
user experience.
In this guide, you'll explore how the new Clutter feature in Office 365 makes it easier for you to manage your inbox.
Identity Management with Office 365 (4-Part Series)
In this guide, you'll see how to prepare your organization to install and configure Active Directory Federation Services.
In this guide, you'll see how to enable single sign-on access in your organization using Active Directory Federation Services.
In this guide, you'll see how
to add a custom domain to
Office 365 and then convert it
to a federated domain.
In this guide, you'll see how to synchronize your on-premises and cloud-based organizations using Active Directory synchronization.
Exchange Hybrid Deployment with Office 365 (2-Part Series)
In this guide, you'll see how
to use the Hybrid Configuration wizard to enable Exchange
hybrid deployment.
In this guide, you'll see how to migrate on-premises Exchange mailboxes to Office 365,
and then experience coexistence
in a hybrid deployment.
Exchange Cutover Migration with Office 365 (2-Part Series)
In this guide, you'll see how to configure your on-premises environment in preparation for an Exchange cutover migration.
In this guide, you'll see how to perform a cutover migration from your on-premises Exchange server to Office 365.
Data Loss Prevention Policies (2-Part Series)
Explore some of the DLP features and options that make it easier to protect sensitive data in Exchange Online.
See how DLP features in Exchange Online enhance protection of information commonly sent in email, including financial and personal data.
Using Archiving and eDiscovery (2-Part Series)
See how to perform an eDiscovery search using native discovery and legal hold tools in Exchange Online.
Learn how to perform a discovery search using the eDiscovery Center in SharePoint Online and then review the results.
Piloting Office 365 (2-Part Series)
In this guide, you'll see in a few simple steps how an administrator can prepare the Office 365 FastTrack pilot so users can begin exploring the new service.
In this guide, you'll see how new users can get the most out of the Office 365 pilot experience.
SharePoint Guides
In this guide, you'll experience some of the new ways SharePoint Online simplifies how you interact with your team and across your enterprise.
In this guide, you'll learn how
new search capabilities help you discover and organize information, manage the results, and take immediate action to be
more productive.
You'll learn how to create content, control the policies that govern content management, and manage compliance.
In this guide, you'll learn how to extend the collaborative power
of SharePoint Online by using it with Yammer - the enterprise
social network.
Apps for Office and SharePoint (2-Part Series)
In this guide, you'll see some examples of apps for Office and SharePoint and learn what they
can do.
In this guide, you'll see how to discover, acquire, and manage
apps for Office and SharePoint.
SharePoint Online Overview for IT Pros (2-Part Series)
In this guide, you'll see how SharePoint Online provides powerful new controls that allow IT departments to manage cost, risk, and their time.
In this guide, you'll see how SharePoint Online provides powerful new controls that allow IT departments to manage cost, risk, and their time.
Exchange Guides
Explore some of the organization management tasks you can perform using the new Exchange Administration Center.
This guide will show you how to create a site policy, add the Site Mailbox app to a SharePoint site, create and use site mailboxes, and close a site and site mailbox.
In this guide, you'll see how to create and complete a certificate request using the Exchange Administration Center.
Learn how to install and configure the Edge Transport server role to better protect your Exchange organization.
See how to migrate legacy public folders to the modern public folder structure on Exchange Server 2013.
Migrating from Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2013 (4-Part Series)
See how to configure services to ensure a smooth migration to Exchange Server 2013.
See how to verify server coexistence and then move mailboxes to Exchange Server 2013.
See how to migrate legacy public folders to the modern public folder structure on Exchange Server 2013.
See how to decommission the legacy Exchange 2007 server from the organization.
Deploying and Managing Exchange Mailbox High Availability (3-Part Series)
In this guide, you'll see how to use the database availability group feature to provide high availability and site resilience to your
Exchange organization.
In this guide, you'll see how to use the database availability group feature to ensure high availability and site resilience.
In this guide, you'll see how to use load balancing to ensure Outlook Web App connectivity. You'll also see how to monitor the status of the load balancer servers.
Configuring Exchange Protection and Control (2-Part Series)
In this guide, you will explore some of the DLP features and options that make it easier to protect sensitive data in the new Exchange.
In this guide, you'll see how DLP features enhance protection of information commonly sent in
email, including financial and
personal data.
Using Archiving and eDiscovery in Exchange (2-Part Series)
In this guide, you will see how to perform an eDiscovery search using native discovery and legal hold tools in the new Exchange.
In this guide, you will see how to perform a discovery search using the eDiscovery Center in the new SharePoint and then review
the results.
Introducing the New Lync (4-Part Series)
In this guide, you'll explore the
new Lync 2013 client, and learn about contact management,
one-click communications,
and conversations.
In this guide, you'll learn how to manage online meetings, share content with attendees, and use the Lync Web App.
In this guide, you'll explore the new Lync experience on mobile devices.
In this guide, you'll learn how the new Lync admin center provides improved ease of management for IT professionals, all from a single, web-based interface.
Deploying the New Lync Server (3-Part Series)
In this guide, you will experience deploying a new Lync environment using the Lync Server Topology Builder and the server role deployment process.
In this guide, you will experience deploying a new Lync environment using the Lync Server Topology Builder and the server role deployment process.
In this guide, you will experience deploying a new Lync environment using the Lync Server Topology Builder and the server role deployment process.
Deploying and Configuring a Lync Edge Server (2-Part Series)
In this guide, you will see how to configure and install a new Edge Server in your Lync topology to allow remote access for your users and federated partners.
In this guide, you will learn how to use the Remote Connectivity Analyzer to test correct configuration of the Edge Server you deployed in the previous guide.
Configuring Coexistence and Interoperability with Lync Server
You'll see how to configure coexistence between the new Lync Server, Lync Server 2010, and Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging.
Configuring a Hybrid Deployment of the New Lync Server (2-Part Series)
You will configure a hybrid Lync environment by integrating your on-premises Lync organization with Lync Online.
You will configure a hybrid Lync environment by integrating your on-premises Lync organization with Lync Online.
Configuring Lync Online Hybrid Voice with Lync Server
In this guide, you will see how to configure Lync Enterprise Voice for both online and on-premises users.
Other Guides
In this guide, you'll see how to prepare the Office 365 lab tenant for the remaining exercises in this lab.
In this guide, you'll see what it's like to use Office 365 groups.
In this guide, you'll become familiar with administrative tasks related to Office 365 groups.
In this guide, you'll see how to deploy and configure Office Telemetry components.
In this guide, you'll see how to deploy Office 365 to a pilot computer.
Project Online Localized Guide - Live
Project Online Localized Guide - Live
Project Online Localized Guide - Live
The new Office 365 partner admin center extends existing features to make it easier and faster for partners to manager and administer Office 365 for their customers.
Enterprise Hero Demo - Live
Learn how to prepare for and install AD FS, which is a preliminary step for the Office 365 federation and hybrid scenarios.
In this guide, you will learn how to add and verify federated domains in Office 365.
Learn how to install and configure Active Directory Synchronization in Office 365, which is a preliminary step for the Office 365 federation and hybrid scenarios.
Learn about hybrid deployment with Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Exchange Online. This is the first part of a two-part guide.
Learn about hybrid deployment with Microsoft Office 365 and Exchange Online. This is the second part of a two-part guide.
Learn how to use Email Migration to migrate all the mailboxes and corresponding mailbox data from Microsoft Exchange to your cloud-based organization.
In this guide, you'll follow along with Katie, a Business Analyst with Contoso, as she installs the new Office on her computer and explores the new features and capabilities available to her.
In this guide, you'll learn how the new Office provides powerful capabilities that help streamline deployment and reduce compatibility issues.
In this guide, you'll explore the new features available in Lync 2013. You'll also get a quick look at some of the new administrative capabilities for Lync in the Office 365 admin center.
In this guide, you'll explore the Lync mobile experience.
In this guide, you will become familiar with the Office 365 Administration Center and
learn how to perform key administration tasks.
In this guide, you will become familiar with the Office 365 Administration Center and
learn how to perform key administration tasks.
See how the new Office 365 Administration Center provides improved ease-of-management for IT professionals.
See how the new Office 365 Administration Center provides improved ease-of-management for IT professionals.