Step 2: Secure and configure your network

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Review Network Planning, Optimization, and Best Practices

Take a moment and review the network planning, best practices, and optimization guides available at this link.

Configure Connectivity to Microsoft IPs and URLs

To move to Microsoft 365 Education, you need to enable network connectivity to the Microsoft cloud and services. Ensure that you configure your firewalls and network devices for connectivity to the IPs and URLs defined in this link.

Next step: Once you have created your Office 365 tenant and added domains, please proceed to Step 3 to Sync Your Active Directory.