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Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Expert

1. MS-200 Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform
2. MS-201 Implementing a Hybrid and Secure Messaging Platform
OR 3. MS-202 Microsoft 365 Messaging Administrator Certification Transition
Location: 

Multiple worldwide locations authorized by Microsoft delivered through Pearson VUE test centers or online proctoring.

Length: 

Exam 1: 150 minutes; preparation time varies and Exam 2: 180 minutes; preparation time varies. OR Exam 3: 180 minutes; preparation time varies.

Dates: 

Exam 1, 2 or 3: May 2019 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification exam include: Exam 1: Manage databases; manage Database Availability Groups (DAGs); manage and implement client access; manage disaster recovery; manage messaging infrastructure lifecycle; plan the Transport Pipeline; manage connectors; manage mail flow; troubleshoot mail flow problems; manage recipient resources; and manage mobile devices. Exam 2: plan and deploy a hybrid environment; plan and implement migration; manage public folders; manage role-based permission, message hygiene, Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for messaging and compliance; configure organizational settings; and plan address lists. OR Exam 3: All outcomes, skills and competencies for exam 1 and 2.

Instruction: 

Exam 1 and 2 OR Exam 3: These certification exams assess individuals’ skills and competencies in an online proctored format or at an authorized test center. Exam 3 has a prerequisite: 70-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016.  

Credit recommendation: 

Exam 1 and 2 together OR Exam 3: In the associate /certificate degree category, 2 semester hours in Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or Computer Technology (6/19). NOTE: There are two options for those who seek Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Expert. NOTE: Students must successfully complete both MS-200 Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform and MS-201 Implementing a Hybrid and Secure Messaging Platform OR students must successfully complete MS-202 and the prerequisite 70-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016.

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