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MCSA: Windows 10

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops and devices in a Windows Server domain corporate environment. These skills include learning ... Show More
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This course is intended for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops, devices, users, a... Show More
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Course Content

Course 20697-1

Exam: 70-697 MCSA: Windows 10 Installing and Configuring Windows 10

5 Days

Module 1: Overview of Windows 10
This module introduces the Windows 10 operating system. It describes the new features in Windows 10, and the important changes since Windows 8.1. It describes the use, navigation, and customization of the new, enhanced user interface. This module also mentions the features of Windows 10 that make it beneficial for organizations of different sizes.

Lesson

  • Introducing Windows 10
  • Navigating the User Interface

Lab : Navigating and Customizing the User Interface

  • Navigating Windows 10
  • Configuring Start
  • Configuring the Desktop

Module 2: Installing Windows 10
This module introduces the different editions of Windows 10, and the differences between them.
It describes the requirements and available options for installing Windows 10 on a device. It also
provides instructions on installing Windows 10 and upgrading to it. This module discusses points
to consider when deciding between an upgrade or migration to Windows 10, and the supported
upgrade paths from older versions of the Windows operating system.

Lesson

  • Installing Windows 10
  • Upgrading to Windows 10

Lab : Installing Windows 10

  • Upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10
  • Migrating User Settings

Module 3: Configuring Your Device
This module explains how to configure Windows 10 by using tools such as the Settings app,
Control Panel, Windows PowerShell, Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) and Group Policy
Objects (GPOs). It describes the different types of user accounts, and the benefits of using a
Microsoft account. This module also describes Microsoft OneDrive, and how it integrates with
Windows 10.
Lesson

  • Overview of Tools Used to Configure Windows 10
  • Common Configuration Options
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Using OneDrive

Lab : Configuring Windows 10

  • Using the Settings App
  • Using Control Panel
  • Using Windows PowerShell
  • Using GPOs

Lab : Synchronizing Settings with OneDrive

  • Connecting a Microsoft Account
  • Synchronizing Settings between Devices

Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity
This module explains the use of tools such as the Settings app, Network and Sharing Center, and Windows PowerShell to configure network settings. It describes the differences between IPv4 and IPv6 settings, and the benefits of IPv6. It also describes name resolution and provides an overview of the Domain Name System (DNS) service. This module describes the configuration of wireless connectivity in Windows 10, and explains remote access methods available in Windows 10, such as Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), DirectAccess, and Remote Desktop.

Lesson

  • Configuring IP Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Name Resolution
  • Implementing Wireless Network Connectivity
  • Overview of Remote Access

Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Verify and Test IPv4 Settings
  • Configuring Automatic IPv4 Settings
  • Configuring and Testing Name Resolution

Module 5: Managing Storage
This module provides an overview of storage options such as hard disks, server-based storage, and virtual hard disks. It describes network storage options such as Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN), and cloud-based storage options such as OneDrive and Azure Storage. This module describes the management and maintenance of disks, partitions, and volumes. It also describes the Storage Spaces feature, and the process of configuring it.

Lesson

  • Overview of Storage Options
  • Managing Disks, Partitions, and Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks and Volumes
  • Managing Storage Spaces

Lab : Managing Storage

  • Adding a Disk
  • Creating a Simple Volume
  • Compressing a Folder
  • Enabling Disk Quotas
  • Creating a Storage Space

Module 6: Managing Files and Printers
This module provides an overview of the file systems supported by Windows 10. It explains how to configure file permissions, the effect of file permissions, how explicit and inherited permissions work, and how to include user and device claims in access permissions. This module also explains
how to share folders, the tools to use for sharing a folder, and the effective permissions when a user tries to access data in a shared folder that is protected by file permissions. The last Lesson in the module describes how to add and share a printer, and how to manage client and server side
printing.

Lesson

  • Overview of File Systems
  • Configuring and Managing File Access
  • Configuring and Managing Shared Folders
  • Work Folders
  • Managing Printers

Lab : Configuring and Managing Permissions and Shares

  • Creating, Managing, and Sharing a Folder
  • Using Conditions to Control Access and Effective Permissions

Lab : Configuring and Using Work Folders

  • Configuring Work Folders

Lab : Installing and Managing a Printer

  • Managing and Using a Printer

Module 7: Managing Apps in Windows 10
This module describes how to install and configure both desktop apps and Windows Store apps in Windows 10. It explains how to install apps manually and automatically, and how to use Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune to deploy apps. It describes the Windows Store, and how to manage access to it. This module also describes the Internet Explorer 11 and Edge browsers, and explains how to configure and manage both.

Lesson

  • Overview of Providing Apps to Users
  • The Windows Store
  • Web Browsers

Lab : Installing and Updating Apps from the Windows Store

  • Sideloading an App
  • Signing In with a Microsoft Account
  • Installing and Updating Windows Store Apps

Lab : Configuring Windows 10 Web Browsers

  • Configuring and Using Microsoft Edge
  • Configuring and Using Internet Explorer

Module 8: Managing Data Security
This module explains how the technologies available with Windows 10 work together to protect against data-related security threats. It provides an overview of these threats, and discusses possible mitigations and best practices for dealing with them. It describes defense-in-depth and Encrypting File System (EFS), and their usage in countering security threats. This module also describes how to configure, administer, and monitor BitLocker.

Lesson

  • Overview of Data-Related Security Threats
  • Securing Data with EFS
  • Implementing and Managing BitLocker

Lab : Managing Data Security

  • Using EFS
  • Using Bitlocker

Module 9: Managing Device Security
This module explains how to mitigate security threats with the use of Security Compliance Manager, Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, and security settings in GPOs. It also describes User Account Control (UAC), and how to configure it.

Lesson

  • Using Security Settings to Mitigate Threats
  • Configuring UAC

Lab : Managing Device Security

  • Creating Security Policies
  • Testing Security Policies
  • Configuring UAC Prompts

Module 10: Managing Network Security
This module describes common network-related security threats, and describes options to mitigate them. It describes Windows Firewall, IPsec connection security rules, and Windows Defender, and how to configure these tools to manage network security.

Lesson

  • Overview of Network-Related Security Threats
  • Windows Firewall
  • Connection Security Rules
  • Windows Defender

Lab : Managing Network Security

  • Creating and Testing Inbound Rules
  • Creating and Testing Outbound Rules
  • Creating and Testing Connection Security Rules
  • Configuring Windows Defender

Module 11: Maintaining Windows 10
This module describes Windows Update, and Windows Update for Business, and how to configure settings for updates. It describes how to use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Configuration Manager, or Intune to distribute updates within organizations. This module also explains how to use the Action Center, Event Viewer, and Performance Monitor in Windows 10.

Lesson

  • Updating Windows
  • Monitoring Windows 10
  • Optimizing Performance

Lab : Maintaining Windows 10

  • Configuring Updates for a Single Device
  • Configuring Updates with GPOs
  • Monitoring Events
  • Monitoring Reliability and Performance

Module 12: Troubleshooting and Recovery
This module describes device drivers, and how to use the Device Manager to view, configure, update, and roll back device drivers. It explains file recovery methods in Windows 10, such as Backup and Restore, File History, and Previous Versions. This module also explains features such as System Restore, Startup Recovery, and System Image Recovery, and describes how to use restore points to roll back device configuration.

Lesson

  • Managing Devices and Drivers
  • Recovering Files
  • Recovering Devices

Lab : Troubleshooting and Recovery

  • Managing Device Drivers
  • Using File History to Recover Files
  • Using Previous Versions to Recover Files
  • Recovering a Device with a Restore Point
  • Using the Advanced Start-up Options to Recover a Device

Course 20697-2

MCSA 70-697: Deploying and Managing Windows 10 Using Enterprise Services

5 Days

Module 1: Managing Desktops and Devices in an Enterprise Environment
This module explains the most current trends and information related to desktop and device management in the enterprise. It also provides an overview on how to extend device management to the cloud.

Lessons

  • Managing Windows 10 in the Enterprise
  • Managing a Mobile Workforce
  • Supporting Devices in the Enterprise
  • Extending IT Management and Services to the Cloud

Lab : Planning for Windows 10 and Device Management in the Enterprise

  • Reading the Scenario
  • Answering the Questions

Module 2: Deploying Windows 10 Enterprise Desktops
This module explains the various deployment scenarios of Windows 10 and the considerations to keep in mind while performing these deployments. This module also explains how to deploy Windows 10 by using the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) and the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). This module also explains how to maintain Windows 10 by using DISM and Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (ICD).

Lessons

  • Overview of Windows 10 Enterprise Deployment
  • Customizing Enterprise Desktop Deployments
  • Deploying Windows 10 by Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Maintaining a Windows 10 Installation
  • Managing Volume License Activation for Windows 10

Lab : Building a Reference Image by Using WADK Tools

  • Configuring Custom Windows PE Boot Media
  • Modifying a Custom Answer File by Using Windows SIM
  • Installing a Reference Computer by Using an Answer File
  • Preparing a Reference Computer by Using Sysprep
  • Capturing a Reference Computer

Lab : Using MDT to Deploy Windows 10 Desktops

  • Creating and Configuring the MDT Deployment Share
  • Creating a Task Sequence
  • Deploying a Windows 10 Image by Using MDT

Lab : Maintaining a Windows 10 Installation using Windows ICD

  • Creating and Configuring a Windows ICD Provisioning Package

Module 3: Managing User Profiles and User State Virtualization
This module explains user states and user state virtualization and explains how to deploy and maintain user experience virtualization (UE-V). This module also explains how to use tools such as ScanState and LoadState to migrate user states.

Lessons

  • Managing User Profile and User State
  • Implementing User State Virtualization by Using Group Policy
  • Configuring User Experience Virtualization
  • Managing User State Migration

Lab : Configuring User Profiles and User State Virtualization

  • Configuring Roaming User Profiles and Folder Redirection
  • Implementing and Configuring UE-V

Lab : Migrating User State by Using USMT

  • Creating and Customizing USMT XML Files
  • Capturing and Restoring User State to a Target Computer

Module 4: Managing Windows 10 Sign-In and Identity
This module explains the concept of identity and the methods to enhance identity security. This module also explains cloud identities and the use of Azure Active Directory Premium in enterprise organizations.

Lessons

  • Overview of Enterprise Identity
  • Planning for Cloud Identity Integration

Lab : Integrating a Microsoft Account with a Domain Account

  • Signing up for a Trial Microsoft Account
  • Connecting a Microsoft Account to a Domain Account

Lab : Joining Windows 10 to Azure Active Directory

  • Signing Up for an Azure Active Directory Trial Subscription
  • Joining Windows 10 to Azure Active Directory

Module 5: Managing Desktop and Application Settings by Using Group Policy
This module explains how to manage Group Policy inheritance, administrative templates, and common enterprise desktop settings. This module also explains how to apply policies using targeting and filtering.

Lessons

  • Managing Group Policy Objects
  • Configuring Enterprise Desktops Using Group Policy
  • Overview of Group Policy Preferences

Lab : Configuring Group Policy Objects and Settings

  • Managing Windows 10 by Using Group Policy

Lab : Using Group Policy Preferences to Manage Desktop Settings

  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences to Apply Drive and Printer Mapping

Module 6: Managing Data Access for Windows-based Devices
This module explains how to implement Device Registrations and Work Folders. This module also explains how to configure and share data stored in Microsoft OneDrive.

Lessons

  • Overview of Data Access Solutions
  • Implementing Device Registration
  • Implementing Work Folders
  • Managing Online Data Using Cloud-Based Storage Solutions

Lab : Configuring Data Access for Non-Domain Joined Devices

  • Implementing Device Registration
  • Configuring Work Folders

Lab : Managing Data Access Using OneDrive

  • Configuring OneDrive

Module 7: Managing Remote Access Solutions
This module explains how to configure a virtual private network (VPN) and DirectAccess in Windows 10. This module also explains how to publish applications in Microsoft Azure RemoteApp.

Lessons

  • Overview of Remote Access Solutions
  • Configuring VPN Access to Remote Networks
  • Using DirectAccess with Windows 10
  • Supporting RemoteApp

Lab : Implementing DirectAccess

  • Configuring the DirectAccess Server
  • Configuring the DirectAccess Clients
  • Validating Remote Connectivity

Lab : Configuring Azure RemoteApp

  • Creating a RemoteApp Collection
  • Publishing an Application Using Azure RemoteApp
  • Validating Remote Connectivity

Module 8: Configuring and Managing Client Hyper-V
This module explains how to create virtual switches, virtual hard disks, and virtual machines.

Lessons

  • Installing and Configuring Client Hyper-V
  • Configuring Virtual Switches
  • Creating and Managing Virtual Hard Disks
  • Creating and Managing Virtual Machines

Lab : Configuring Virtual Machines by Using Client Hyper-V

  • Installing Client Hyper-V
  • Creating a virtual machine

Module 9: Managing Windows 10 Devices Using Enterprise Mobility Solutions
This module explains the use of the Enterprise Mobility Suite and its components, Azure Active Directory Premium, Azure Rights Management, and Microsoft Intune.

Lessons

  • Overview of the Enterprise Mobility Suite
  • Overview of Azure Active Directory Premium
  • Overview of Azure Rights Management
  • Overview of Microsoft Intune

Lab : Implementing a Microsoft Intune Subscription

  • Signing Up for a Microsoft Intune Trial Subscription
  • Adding Microsoft Intune Users

Module 10: Managing Desktop and Mobile Clients Using Microsoft Intune
This module explains how to configure and assign configuration policies. This module also explains how to create Mobile Device Management (MDM) policies and enroll mobile devices to Intune.

Lessons

  • Deploying the Intune Client Software
  • Overview of Microsoft Intune Policies
  • Mobile Device Management Using Intune

Lab : Installing the Intune Client Software and Configuring Policies

  • Installing the Intune Client Software
  • Creating Intune Policies

Lab : Managing Mobile Devices Using Microsoft Intune

  • Configuring and Enrolling Mobile Devices into Microsoft Intune

Module 11: Managing Updates and Endpoint Protection Using Microsoft Intune
This module explains how to configure updates and Endpoint Protection settings and reports.

Lessons

  • Managing Updates Using Microsoft Intune
  • Managing Endpoint Protection

Lab : Managing Updates and Endpoint Protection Using Microsoft Intune

  • Configuring Updates in Microsoft Intune
  • Configuring Endpoint Protection in Microsoft Intune

Module 12: Application and Resource Access Using Microsoft Intune
This module explains how to use the Microsoft Intune Software Publisher and deploy applications to managed clients. This module also explains the use of certificate profiles, Wi-Fi profiles, and VPN profiles to control access to company resources.

Lessons

  • Overview of Application Management Using Intune
  • The Application Deployment Process
  • Controlling Access to Company Resources

Lab : Deploying Applications by Using Microsoft Intune

  • Uploading an Application to Microsoft Intune
  • Deploying an Application to Managed Clients

Lab : Managing Resource Access by Using Microsoft Intune

  • Configuring Profile Deployment
  • Configuring Conditional Access Policies
CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 6th, 2017

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