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MCSA: Supporting Windows 8.1

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who configure or support Windows 8 computers, devices, users and associated network and security resources. The networks with which these professionals typically work are con... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
CompTIA A+ or Technical Experience Required
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Duration
10 Days

Course Schedule

Upcoming dates for MCSA: Supporting Windows 8.1

Course Content

Course 20688B:

MCSA 70-688: Windows 8 Managing and Maintaining Windows 8
5 Days

Module 1: Planning and Implementing Management of Windows 8
This module explains how to plan, select, and implement appropriate methods for managing Windows 8 with graphical tools, policy, and Windows PowerShell

Lessons
Performing Local and Remote Management of Windows 8
Using Windows PowerShell for Remote Management
Using Group Policy for Management
Additional Tools for Managing Windows 8

Lab : Planning and Implementing Management of Windows 8
Planning the Management of Windows 8
Implementing Remote Management
Implementing Windows PowerShell Remoting

Module 2: Designing and Implementing an Installation Strategy
This module explains how to plan and manage Windows deployments, migrations, and operating system virtualization methods.

Lessons
Determining a Deployment Strategy for Windows 8
Implementing a Migration Strategy for Windows 8
Planning and Implementing Additional Windows 8 Deployment Methods
Planning for Operating System Virtualization

Lab : Designing and Implementing an Installation Strategy
Design an Installation Strategy for Windows 8
Migrating User State and Data
Creating an Unattended Answer File
Performing Offline Modification of a Windows Image File
Configuring Boot to VHD

Module 3: Planning and Implementing Authentication for Windows 8
This module explains how to plan and implement user authentication and domain-based security for Windows 8.

Lessons
Planning User Authentication
Planning Domain-Based Security

Lab : Planning and Implementing Authentication for Windows 8
Planning Authentication
Sign in by Using Picture Password
Implementing Authentication with a Microsoft Account
Troubleshooting Domain Authentication

Module 4: Planning and Implementing IP Addressing and Intranet Connectivity
This module explains how to plan and manage IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and wired and wireless networking for Windows 8 clients.

Lessons
Planning IPv4 Addressing
Planning IPv6 Addressing
Overview of Wired Network Connectivity
Planning Wireless Network Connectivity
Securing Network Connectivity with Windows Firewall

Lab : Planning and Implementing IP Addressing and Intranet Connectivity
Planning Intranet Connectivity
Configuring a DHCP Reservation
Enhancing Security with IPsec
Troubleshooting Network Connectivity

Module 5: Implementing an Application Strategy for Windows 8
This module explains how to manage application installers, deploy applications, planning application compatibility, and manage Windows Store Apps.

Lessons
Managing Different Types of Application Installers
Designing Application Deployment
Planning an Application Compatibility Strategy
Managing Windows Store Apps

Lab : Implementing an Application Strategy for Windows 8
Planning an Application Strategy
Sideloading a Windows Store App
Mitigating Application
Compatibility Issues

Module 6: Planning and Implementing a Solution for User Settings
This module explains how to manage user profiles and how to synchronize settings between devices using the Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) tool.

Lessons
Managing User Profiles
Overview of UE-V
Deploying and Using UE-V

Lab : Planning and Implementing a Solution for User Settings
Plan a solution for user settings
Implementing Primary Computers
Implementing and Using UE-V

Module 7: Planning for and Configuring Cloud Services
This module explains how to plan and configure cloud services including Microsoft SkyDrive, Windows Store, and Office 365.

Lessons
Overview of Cloud Services
Overview of Office 365

Lab : Configuring Cloud Services
Planning for Cloud Services
Using SkyDrive in Windows 8

Module 8: Planning and Implementing Windows Intune
This module explains how to plan and deploy Windows Intune and administer Windows clients with Windows Intune.

Lessons
Planning for Windows Intune
Deploying Windows Intune Clients
Basic Windows Intune Administration

Lab : Planning and Implementing Windows Intune
Deploying Windows Intune Clients and Linking Computers to Users
Verifying Active Directory Synchronization and Creating Windows Intune Users
Delegating Windows Intune Permissions
Bulk Adding Users and Creating Windows Intune Groups Manually

Module 9: Managing Computers by Using Windows Intune
This module explains how to manage Windows Intune policies and deploy software and updates with Windows Intune.

Lessons
Working with Windows Intune Policies and Updates
Deploying Software with Windows Intune

Lab : Managing Computers by Using Windows Intune
Working with Windows Intune Policies
Working with Updates
Deploying Software by Using Windows Intune

Module 10: Planning and Implementing Access to File and Print Services
This module explains how to plan and manage local storage, access to file shares, file caching, and access to file and print services.

Lessons
Managing Local Storage
Planning Access to File Shares
Planning File Caching
Planning, Installing, and Configuring Printing

Lab : Planning and Implementing Access to File and Print Resources
Planning Access to File and Print Resources
Implementing File and Print Access in a Domain
Implementing Offline Files

Module 11: Planning and Implementing Encryption for Windows 8
This module explains how to plan and implement encryption with BitLocker and EFS.

Lessons
Planning and Implementing BitLocker
Planning EFS

Lab : Planning and Implementing Encryption for Windows 8
Planning Encryption for Windows 8
Recovering a BitLocker Encrypted Drive

Module 12: Planning and Implementing Endpoint Security
This module explains how to plan and manage software updates, virus and malware protection, and application access.

Lessons
Planning an Update Strategy
Implementing Virus and Malware Protection
Implementing AppLocker

Lab : Designing and Implementing Endpoint Security for Windows 8
Planning Endpoint Security
Implementing Centralized Configuration for Windows Updates
Implementing Windows
Intune Endpoint Protection
Restricting Applications by Using AppLocker

Module 13: Planning and Implementing Extranet Connectivity
This module explains how to configure Virtual Private Networking for Windows 8, plan DirectAccess connectivity, and manage mobile devices.

Lessons
Configuring Virtual Private Networks for Windows 8
Planning DirectAccess for Windows 8
Managing Mobile Devices

Lab : Planning and Implementing Extranet Connectivity
Planning Extranet Connectivity
Configuring and Remote Access Server
Implementing DirectAccess

Module 14: Planning and Implementing a Recovery Solution
This module explains how to manage the Windows 8 boot process, repair stability issues, and plan user data recovery.

Lessons
Overview of the Windows 8 Boot Process
Repairing Stability Issues in Windows 8
Planning User Data Recovery for Windows 8

Lab : Planning and Implementing a Recovery Solution
Planning a Recovery Solution
Modifying the BCD Store
Using System Restore
Implementing File History

CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 6th, 2017

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