Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate with Exchange 2019 and Exchange Online


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Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate with Exchange 2019 and Exchange Online

In this instructor-led, online training course, students will learn how to deploy, configure, manage, and monitor messaging infrastructure, permissions, client access, mail protection, and mail flow in both on-premises, hybrid, and cloud enterprise environments. The course covers the content and training necessary to sit for both the MS-200 and MS-201 exams.

Exams: MS-200 & MS-201


Doug Bassett, MCITP, MCSE, MCT

Course Information

Skills Learned

After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

  • Manage modern messaging infrastructure
  • Manage mail flow topology
  • Manage recipients and devices
  • Plan and implement a hybrid configuration and migration
  • Secure the messaging environment
  • Manage organizational settings

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is meant for messaging administrators who are deploying or migrating to Exchange 2019 and Exchange Online, and IT generalists and help desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2019 and Exchange Online.


None, but it is recommended that students have:

  • Two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2016
  • Two years of experience working with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). Two years of experience working with name resolution including Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • Understanding of Windows Server 2012 R2 or later, and AD DS, including planning, designing, and deploying
  • Understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization

Course Outline

Modern Messaging Infrastructure

  • Modern messaging infrastructure
  • Recipient objects and resources
  • Mailbox databases
  • Organizational settings

Client access and mail flow

  • Client access
  • Mobile devices
  • Transport pipeline
  • Mail flow

High availability and disaster recovery

  • High availability
  • Disaster recovery
  • Public folders

Hybrid messaging strategy

  • Mailbox migration
  • Hybrid environment planning
  • Deploying and troubleshooting hybrid environments

Messaging security, hygiene, and compliance

  • Message hygiene
  • Compliance
  • Role-based permissions


This course has been updated!

Please see MS-203 for new dates!

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