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MS-700 Managing Microsoft Teams Exam Guide - Second Edition

By : Nate Chamberlain, Peter Rising
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MS-700 Managing Microsoft Teams Exam Guide - Second Edition

By: Nate Chamberlain, Peter Rising

Overview of this book

Exam MS-700: Managing Microsoft Teams tests your knowledge and competence in the deployment, management, and monitoring of Microsoft Teams features within the Microsoft 365 platform. This book will teach you how to effectively plan and implement the required services using both the Teams admin centre within Microsoft 365 and Windows PowerShell. Throughout the chapters, you'll learn about all the policies relating to messaging, teams, meetings, and more; get to grips with the settings; and explore configuration options that a Teams administrator would encounter in their day-to-day responsibilities. You'll also discover best practices for rolling out and managing Teams services for users within your Microsoft 365 tenant as you explore each objective in detail. By the end of this Microsoft Teams book, you'll have covered everything you need to pass the MS-700 certification exam and have a handy, on-the-job desktop reference guide.
Table of Contents (24 chapters)
Section 1: Plan and Configure a Microsoft Teams Environment
Section 2: Manage Chat, Teams, Channels, and Apps in Microsoft Teams
Section 3: Manage Calling and Meetings in Microsoft Teams
Section 4: Mock Exam and Assessments
Chapter 17: Mock Exam Answers

Specifying the requirements for outbound network ports and protocols for Microsoft Teams

Although we understand the bandwidth requirements and how to use Network Planner for a Microsoft Teams deployment, we also need to be aware that several network ports and protocols will need to be opened on your organization's firewalls to ensure that Teams works correctly.

Opening media ports

UDP ports 3478 through 3481 for IP addresses,, and must be opened at all your business locations for Teams media requirements.

Creating the required DNS records for custom domains

Any custom domains that are added to your Microsoft 365 tenant that you want to use with Microsoft Teams will need to have CNAME DNS record values added to your domain hosting control panel.

The first of these records is as follows:

The second of these records is as follows:

In addition to these ports and DNS records, several more ports and protocols relate to Microsoft Teams. It is highly recommended that you review and familiarize yourself with them by reviewing the relevant Microsoft documentation, which can be found at


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Understanding the steps that you need to complete concerning these ports and protocols is a key part of ensuring the success of your Microsoft Teams deployment.

Next, we will look at WAN optimizer, proxy, and load balancer options for Microsoft Teams.