MS-200: Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform Certification Training Course

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MS-200: Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform Course Overview

New version MS-203T00-A: Microsoft 365 Messaging is now available.
Formal communication within business environments is primarily conducted through emails. This offers a virtual paper trail to understand how an organization is conducting itself but also requires organization and monitoring in order to keep the flow of communication within an organization and between stakeholders stable. 
Microsoft offers the MS-200 training course to equip professionals with the skills needed to deploy, configure, manage, troubleshoot and monitor recipients, permissions, mail protection, mail flow, and public folders both on-premises and within the cloud enterprise environments.
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Your will learn:

Module 1: Managing Modern Messaging Infrastructure
  • Overview of Modern Messaging Architecture
  • Deploying Modern Messaging Infrastructure
  • Managing Modern Messaging Infrastructure
  • Exchange Recipients
  • Creating and Managing Exchange Recipients
  • Managing Email Addresses, Lists, and Resources
  • Mailbox Databases in Exchange Server
  • Planning for Mailbox Databases
  • Creating and Managing Mailbox Databases
  • Troubleshooting Mailbox Databases
  • Managing Authentication for Messaging
  • Configuring Organizational Settings
  • Designing Solutions for External Access
  • Managing Recipient Infrastructure
  • Implementing Client Access Services
  • Managing Client Devices
  • Configuring Outlook on the Web
  • Troubleshooting Client Access
  • Mobile Device Mailbox Policies
  • Managing Mobile Device Access
  • Overview of Transport Services
  • Configuring Message Transport
  • Managing Transport Rules
  • Managing Mail Flow
  • Troubleshooting Mail Flow
  • Troubleshooting Transport Issues
  • Troubleshooting with Logs
  • Managing Client Access and Mail Flow
  • Planning High Availability for Mailbox Servers
  • High Availability for Client Access Service
  • High Availability for Transport
  • Implementing Site Resilience
  • Planning for Disaster Recovery
  • Implementing Backup Strategies
  • Restoring Mailboxes, Databases, and Servers
  • Planning the Public Folder Hierarchy
  • Implementing and Managing Public Folders
  • Troubleshooting Public Folders
  • Public Folder Management and Disaster Recovery
Live Online Training (Duration : 40 Hours)
Group Training 1700 Per Participant Incl. Official Courseware
30 May - 03 Jun 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)
06 - 10 Jun 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)
04 - 08 Jul 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)
1-on-1 Training 3400 1950 + If you accept merging of other students. Incl. Official Courseware
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Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take up this Microsoft Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform training. This being an entry-level course for professionals belonging to the IT Admin domain, basic computer knowledge is more than enough.

Microsoft Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform Certification Course

The Microsoft Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform (MS-200) course allows students to familiarize themselves with the architecture of the modern messaging infrastructure through exchange servers and exchange online. It equips students with the ability to use messaging in different scenarios and organizations. 
Candidates are comprehensively guided through the initial deployment process and get familiarized with the various messaging management tools. They also learn about creating and managing various types of recipients and about Exchange Server mailbox databases that also serve as storage locations for all the data that is on the messaging platform. Learners are made familiar with the organizational settings of the messaging infrastructure in preparation for their role as Messaging Administrators.

Key Features MS-200 Training course

  • 5-Day instructor-led Microsoft Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform Certification Training
  • Get access Microsoft MS-200 course preview to begin your preparation
  • Expert Microsoft trainers worldwide with real-world expertise
  • Accredited MS-200 course material prepared by SMEs
  • Microsoft Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform training resources provided to participants from both Microsoft and Koenig Solutions
  • MS-200 course completion certificate provided 
  • MS-200 training provided across 100+ locations globally

Who can take up Microsoft Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform Training?

Job roles that can benefit from taking up MS-200 certification training include:
  • IT Administrators
  • Security Administrators
  • Messaging Administrators
  • IT Managers
  • Aspiring Microsoft Messaging Administrators
  • Professionals looking to sit for the Certified Messaging Administrator Associate certification exam

Learning Objectives MS 200 Course

The five-day course teaches students about the Microsoft Exchange Server that facilitates access to user mailboxes for different clients. Participants learn how to plan, configure and manage client access within the Exchange server. In addition, students learn how to design, configure and manage transport services to facilitate efficient communication between Exchange servers, Exchange Online, and other mail servers available on the internet. 
The long list of course objectives include:
  • Understanding the Modern Messaging Architecture
  • Planning for Mailbox Databases 
  • Configuration of Organizational Settings 
  • Implementing Client Access Services
  • Troubleshooting Mail flow, Transport issues, and Public folders with Logs 
  • Planning High Availability for Mailbox Servers, Client Access Service and Transport
  • Implementation of Backup Strategies 
  • Implementation and Management of Public Folders 
  • Planning for Disaster  Management 
  • Configuration and Management of Mobile Device Mailbox Policies 
Upon course, completion professionals are able to sit the MS-200 examination to become a certified Messaging administrators. 

MS-200 Exam Format 



Exam Name

Microsoft Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform

Exam Code


Exam Cost

USD 165

Exam Format

Multiple Choice & Multiple Response Questions

Total Questions

40-60 Questions

Passing Score

700 out of 1000 (Equivalent to 70%)

Exam Duration

120 Minutes


English, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese, and Korean

Testing Center

Pearson Vue / Online Proctored Exam


After successfully completing this MS-200 examination, candidates are able to apply for Messaging Administrator positions with skills required for managing hygiene, mail protection, the messaging infrastructure, hybrid communication, migration, disaster recovery, and client access while implementing a secure hybrid topology that meets the needs of modern business organizations.

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The Fee includes:
  • Official courseware
  • Testing Via Qubits
Yes, Koenig Solutions is a Microsoft Learning Partner
In today’s digital business landscape, it is critical to ensure seamless communication across the organization. In this regard, enterprises use Microsoft solutions to address robust communication channels. Organizations with an in-house professional certified with required Microsoft Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform on-premise and cloud environment knowledge allows for ease of communication by creating a bespoke system to maximize efficiency while fortifying the system to prevent data leaks and other undesirable side effects that accompany the use of virtual communication. The average salary of an MS-200 certified professional would be in the range of USD 63,000 to USD 144,000 per annum.

The pricing structure for the course is dependent on the choice of learning partner available to the student based on their geographic location.

The examination cost sits at USD 165 and is contingent, like the course, on the location of the student where the examination is to be proctored.

Like most Microsoft courses, this course is offered in three learning modes which include;

  • Virtual classroom environments led by a certified instructor mimicking a traditional classroom available for both individuals and groups
  • In-person training, contingent on learning partner availability, that follows a traditional classroom environment for both individuals and groups
  • 1-to-1 training to help professionals clarify your doubts and touch base on most complex topics with the trainer’s complete attention
This course and examination prepare students to become Messaging administrators with working knowledge around authentication types, licensing, and integration with Microsoft 365 applications.

As part of the Microsoft Planning and Configuring a Messaging Platform training, participants will receive:

  • A copy of the MS-200 course material prepared by Microsoft experts
  • Key Microsoft MS-200 resources to prepare better for the training
  • MS-200 Practice Test questions through the Qubits platform
  • Course completion certificate which is recognized across industries
The validity of your Certified Messaging Administrator Associate certification will be for 1 year, after which you need to renew your certification before its expiry.