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Course Outline: 4 Day Google Apps Partner Training

This course will provide a comprehensive hands-on overview to deploy the Google Apps product for customers.  This course covers:
  • Domain registration and verification
  • Provisioning Users
  • Authentication and Security 
    • Single Sign On
    • SSL 
  • Migration of Mail
  • Deployment Architecture
  • Managing Coexistence
    • Calendar Connector
  • Security & Compliance Configuration
  • Configuration of Administration Console
  • Product Suite Review
  • Secure Data Connect Overview


Course Completion
At the completion of this course, all attendees will be required to complete and submit
  • Hands-on practical
  • Test
This will be completed after the course is completed.  This course work will be evaluated.  All attendees will be required to achieve a passing grade.

Day 1

Deployment  Overview
  • Understand what it takes for customers to migrate to Google Apps

Domain Registration & Verification
  • Purchase a domain
  • Why and how to verify domain with Google Apps
  • When and how to activate email 

Provisioning Users
  • End User expectations using contact data
  • Analysis of different methods of provisioning of users
  • Manual creation
  • CSV file upload
  • Groups
  • Shared Contacts
  • Pilot strategies
  • Directory Service Sync 

Configuration of Admin Console
  • Custom URLs
  • Configuring other services
  • Setting sharing options

Day 2

  • Enabling SSL at domain and user level
  • Integrating a Single Sign-On system

Mail Migration
  • Analysis of different types of Mail Migration Solutions
  • IMAP mail migration tool within Admin Console
  • Mail Uploader
  • Mail Fetcher
  • Send Mail as
  • Integration with Google Apps Outlook Sync
  • Lotus Notes Migration

Managing Sites
  • Integration of Gadgets
  • Enabling Analytics
  • Templates

Secure Data Connect
  • Overview Architecture
  • Configuration for domain

Day 3

Mobile Options
  • Overview of Mobile Options
  • Google Apps integration with Blackberry Enterprise Server 
  • BlackBerry Access
  • iPhone and web access

  • Dual Deployment
  • Split Delivery
  • Pilot
  • Pilot to Production
  • Mail Gateway
  • Catch all address
  • Domain aliasing

  • Sharing calendars
  • Domain Settings & Resources
  • Delegation of Calendar and Mailbox

  • Calendar Connector
  • Co-existence strategies for pilots and production

Reseller Console
  • Overview

  • Gmail labs
  • Calendar labs
  • Application labs

Day 4

Integrated Postini Services for Google Apps
  • Activate Postini Services
  • Understand when and when not to activate Postini Services
  • Understand the affect of Archiving  
  • Administer Message Security & Discovery for Google Apps Premier Edition
    • Authorizations
    • Manage organizations and users
    • Configure filtering policies such as attachment and content policies
    • Customize the user experience such as notifications and language
    • Add additional administrators
    • Search the archive and recover messages

Deployment Planning
  • Deploying Google Apps
  • Strategies for pilots

API Overview
  • Provisioning
  • Reporting
  • Calendar
  • Mail Migration
  • Contacts
  • Shared Contacts
  • DocList
  • Profiles

  • Client Login
  • OAuth