Course Information
Code20688
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Duration5 Day(s)
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Course Details

Introduction

In this course, students learn how to design the installation, configuration, and maintenance of Windows 8. Two unique features of this course are integration of cloud services and Windows Intune. The skills in this course are suitable for small or enterprise environments.

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Audience

This course is intended for experienced information technology (IT) professionals that remotely manage and maintain Windows desktops and devices, and desktop support technicians and IT consultants who support small and medium-sized organizations.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan, select, and implement appropriate methods for managing Windows 8
  • Manage user authentication and intranet connectivity for Windows 8
  • Configure cloud services and deploy Windows Intune
  • Implement encryption and endpoint security
  • Plan a recovery solution for Windows 8
  • Design a recovery solution for Windows 8

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students should ideally have:

  • Experience in the IT field managing and maintaining Windows client operating systems
  • Experience performing:
  • Windows application installation and support
  • Network configuration in Windows
  • Windows operating system installation and updates
  • An understanding of how Windows client computers integrate with server computers

Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.

Course Outline

Module 1: Planning and Implementing Management of Windows 8

This module explains how to plan, select, and implement appropriate methods for managing Windows 8.

Lessons and Activities

  • Local and Remote Management of Windows 8
  • Using Windows PowerShell for 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
  • Managing Windows 8 by Using Group Policy
  • Using Windows PowerShell for Remote Administration

Module 2: Designing and Implementing an Installation Strategy

This module explains how to define an appropriate installation strategy for Windows 8 in a given scenario.

Lessons and Activities

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

Lab : Designing and Implementing an Installation Strategy

  • Planning an Installation Strategy for Windows 8
  • Migrating User State and Data
  • Creating an Unattended Answer File
  • Capturing Folder and Performing Offline Modification of Windows Image File

Module 3: Planning and Implementing Authentication for Windows 8

This module explains how to plan user authentication for Windows 8.

Lessons and Activities

  • Overview of User Authentication
  • Overview of Domain-Based Security

Lab : Planning and Implementing Authentication for Windows 8

  • Planning Authentication
  • Signing In by Using Picture Password
  • Implementing Authentication with Microsoft Account
  • Troubleshooting Domain Authentication

Module 4: Planning and Implementing IP Addressing and Intranet Connectivity

This module explains how to plan and implement intranet connectivity for Windows 8.

Lessons and Activities

  • Designing IPv4 Addressing
  • Designing IPv6 Addressing
  • Overview of Wired Network Connectivity
  • Designing Wireless Network Connectivity
  • Securing Network Connectivity with Windows Firewall

Lab : Planning and Implementing IP Addressing and Intranet Connectivity

  • Planning Intranet Connectivity for Windows 8
  • Configuring IP Addressing
  • Troubleshooting Network Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting Windows Firewall Rules

Module 5: Implementing an Application Strategy for Windows 8

This module explains how to design and implement an application strategy for Windows 8.

Lessons and Activities

  • Designing Application Deployment
  • Planning an Application Compatibility Strategy
  • Managing Windows 8 Apps

Lab : Implementing an Application Strategy for Windows 8

  • Planning an Application Strategy
  • Mitigating Application Compatibility Issues
  • Sideloading Windows 8 App and Control Access to Windows Store

Module 6: Planning and Implementing a Solution for User Settings

This module explains how to plan and implement a solution for managing user settings.

Lessons and Activities

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

Lab : Planning and Implementing a Solution for User Settings

  • Planning a Solution for User Settings
  • Implementing Primary Computers
  • Implementing and Using UE- V

Module 7: Configuring Cloud Services

This module explains how to configure Windows Live services, and plan for Office 365.

Lessons and Activities

  • Overview of Cloud Services
  • Overview of Office 365

Lab : Configuring Cloud Services

  • Planning for Cloud Services
  • Using SkyDrive in Windows 8

Module 8: Implementing Windows Intune

This module explains how to plan for and implement Windows Intune.

Lessons and Activities

  • Introduction to Windows Intune
  • Deploying Windows Intune Clients
  • Basic Windows Intune Administration

Lab : Implementing Windows Intune

  • Signing Up for Windows Intune
  • Deploying Windows Intune Clients
  • Performing Active Directory Synchronization
  • Working with Windows Intune Users and Groups

Module 9: Managing Computers by Using Windows Intune

This module explains how to manage computers by using Windows Intune.

Lessons and Activities

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

Lab : Managing Computers by Using Windows Intune

  • Working with Windows Intune Policies
  • Deploying Software with Windows Intune
  • Using Remote Assistance

Module 10: Planning and Implementing Access to File and Print Resources

This module explains how to plan access to file and print resources.

Lessons and Activities

  • 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
  • Implementing File and Print Access in a HomeGroup

Module 11: Planning and Implementing Encryption for Windows 8

This module explains how to plan a solution for file encryption for Windows 8.

Lessons and Activities

  • Planning EFS
  • Planning and Implementing BitLocker

Lab : Planning and Implementing Encryption for Windows 8

  • Planning Encryption for Windows 8
  • Implementing BitLocker
  • Recovering a BitLocker-Encrypted drive

Module 12: Designing and Implementing Endpoint Security for Windows 8

This module explains how to design and implement endpoint security for Windows 8.

Lessons and Activities

  • 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: Designing and Implementing Extranet Connectivity

This module explains how to design and implement extranet connectivity for Windows 8.

Lessons and Activities

  • Configuring Virtual Private Networks for Windows 8
  • Planning Direct Access for Windows 8
  • Managing Mobile Devices

Lab : Designing and Implementing Extranet Connectivity

  • Planning Extranet Connectivity
  • Creating a Connection Profile by Using Group Policy Preferences
  • Implementing Direct Access

Module 14: Planning and Implementing a Recovery Solution

This module explains how to plan a recovery solution for Windows 8.

Lessons and Activities

  • 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 a BCD Store
  • Using System Restore
  • Implementing File History

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