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Approx. 7 hours to complete

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Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Identity Management (IDM)GoogleSecurity Assertion Markup Language (SAML)Cloud Computing

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Beginner Level

Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 1 week of study 15-30 hours/week...


Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • IT Managers
  • System Administrators
  • Security Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Engineers
  • IT Support

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1 hour to complete

Getting Started with Cloud Identity

3 videos (Total 6 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
About your Cloud Identity instance3m
Registering your domain1m
5 readings
Introduction to Account and Domain Setup3m
Exercise #1 - Setup your account30m
Exercise #2: Access your Admin Console5m
Exercise #3: Configure your company profile10m
Quick Reading - Quizzes1m
1 practice exercise
Introductory Survey8m
3 hours to complete

User Lifecycle Management

1 video (Total 7 min), 14 readings, 1 quiz
14 readings
Introduction to User Lifecycle Management10m
Adding Users Overview5m
Exercise #1: Adding Users Individually10m
Exercise #2 - Add Several Users at Once20m
Sync Users to Domain with GCDS20m
Exercise #4 - Admin Roles and Privileges10m
Exercise #5 - Custom Admin Privileges10m
Exercise #6 - Resetting a User's Password5m
Exercise #7 - Rename a User5m
Exercise #8 - Suspend a User5m
Exercise #9 - Delete a User5m
Exercise #10 - Restore a Recently Deleted User5m
Exercise #11 - Create an Organization Unit10m
Exercise #12 - Create an Admin-Managed Group15m
1 practice exercise
User Lifecycle Management24m
3 hours to complete


2 videos (Total 21 min), 10 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Secure LDAP Demonstration11m
10 readings
Introduction to Security20m
Exercise #1 - Navigate the Security Center10m
Exercise #2 - Configure Common Security Settings10m
Exercise #3 - View and Manage your Users’ Security Settings10m
Exercise #4 - Configure 2-Step Verification10m
Exercise #5 - Set up Single Sign On with Google as an identity provider10m
Exercise #6: - Set up Single Sign On with a third-party identity provider10m
Explore the Secure LDAP Service10m
Exercise #7 - Add an LDAP Client to Cloud Identity10m
Exercise #8 - View Your Users' Account Activity Reports10m
1 practice exercise
1 hour to complete

Mobile Management

1 video (Total 4 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Introduction to Google Mobile Management10m
Exercise #1 - Configuring your Mobile Devices Policy10m
Exercise #2 - Add a Mobile Device to the Domain10m
Exercise #3 - Handling Lost and Noncompliant Devices10m
1 practice exercise
Google Mobile Management10m
1 hour to complete

Domains and Reports

2 videos (Total 8 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
About Reports4m
4 readings
Exercise #1 - Add a domain alias10m
Exercise #2 - Generate Reports10m
Exercise #3 - View Audit Logs10m
Exercise #4 - Create email alerts10m
1 practice exercise
Domains and Reports20m
1 hour to complete

Summary, Use Case Example, & Resources

1 video (Total 5 min), 2 readings
2 readings
Case Study #1 - Enforcing Multi-Factor Authentication for Access to Company-Owned Resources20m
Case Study #2 - Enable SSO for Cloud Apps20m
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Top reviews from Introduction to Cloud Identity

By TPJun 25th 2018

Very Interesting. Great for someone who need to know about google cloud essential , but should continue to take "G Suite admin Fundamental" for the best knowledge.

By CEJun 14th 2018

Excellent online course! I've learned a lot about Google Cloud IT administration.

About Google Cloud

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • This is training for a new Google Cloud product, Cloud IAM (Cloud Identity & Access Management).

  • Hopeful and existing system administrators who are: 1) attempting to better understand how a cloud-based Identity Provider (IdP) functions; 2) looking to understand more about using Cloud Identity and how to deploy it within their organization; and 3) tech savvy individuals who are interested in learning more about Google Cloud Identity. Another key audience for the course: architects and implementers of Google Cloud Platform infrastructure who wish to use Cloud Identity to manage their administrative user identities.

  • -Learner must be ready to purchase a domain or have a pre-existing domain to use

    -Basic understanding of identity management concepts

  • Not at this point.

  • The training will focus on taking a learner through setting up the product for their domain, adding users to their domain, to establishing a basic approach to mobile device management.

  • This course is priced at $49 but learners also have the option to audit the course. Those who audit the course will have full access to the content but not graded assignments or a certificate of completion.

  • This course is based off a recently released Google product, so all content is up-to-date. We will be iterating and updating this course as the product changes, and as we receive learner feedback. We will also be adding media and other learning objects as the product matures.

  • This course doesn’t prepare a learner for any particular certification but it is valuable for expanding your knowledge base and working toward any of our certifications.

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