Deployment advisors for Office 365 or Microsoft 365 services

Did you know about Microsoft Deployment Advisors?

  • The deployment advisors for Office 365 or Microsoft 365 provide self-guided support for setting up Office 365 and M365 for your organization. To access them:
  • Each advisor is a wizard that guides you through your choices for the features and options you want to deploy. In some cases, you can use the wizard to configure something or activate a setting.
  • The advisor steps you through decisions for customization to your needs. Along the way, you’ll get instructions, scripts, and other resources to make the configuration changes.
  • You can use these advisors anytime to learn more about Office 365 features and options. This includes during planning or after you’ve already set up the services.

Microsoft 365 admin center:

Microsoft 365: Windows 10 with Office 365

Microsoft 365 is a complete, intelligent solution that includes Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS). Microsoft 365 empowers everyone to be creative and work together, securely.

Use this advisor to set up Windows 10 devices or upgrade users’ computers to Windows 10, with optional deployment of Office apps, Windows Analytics, and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) (Microsoft 365 Enterprise E5 plan only). Run: Microsoft 365 deployment advisor

Prepare your Office 365 environment
You’ll need to tell us your deployment goals to make sure you add domains, create users, and assign licenses in the proper order.
Run: Prepare your environment guide
Watch: Prepare your environment

Email migration and protection
You’ll need to you move mailboxes from your current mail system to Exchange Online in Office 365 with automated tools and step-by-step guidance. We’ll recommend the best migration path for your organization based on your current mail system, the number of mailboxes you want to migrate, and how you plan to manage users and user access.
Run: Office 365 mail migration advisor
Watch: Prepare your environment
Outlook for iOS introduction and setup
Outlook for Android introduction and setup
Outlook for Windows Phone introduction and setup

Security and Identity
Hybrid identity with Azure Active Directory Connect (Azure AD Connect)
The Azure AD Connect advisor shows you how to add user account information to Office 365 without manually creating each user. It also shows you how to configure password hash synchronization or pass-through authentication, so users can sign into their email and your domain using the same password.
If you choose to set up federated sign-in with Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), this guide also gives you steps for deploying AD FS on a new server or in an existing Windows Server 2012 R2 farm.
Run: Azure AD Connect advisor
Azure AD: Azure AD Basic setup guide
Azure AD Premium: Azure AD Premium setup guide
Exchange Online Protection: Exchange Online Protection (EOP) setup guide

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