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Configuring Windows Devices (70-697)

Authors: Glenn Weadock, Mark Wilkins

Windows 10 is Microsoft’s most recent workstation operating system. It’s being used in homes and offices around the world. As the last major version of Windows, Windows 10... Read more

Configuring Windows Devices (70-697)

These courses will enable learners to configure Windows 10, both manually and by using Group Policy, with respect to deployment, storage, remote access, applications compatibility, networking, identity, data access, and cloud-based management. These courses will also help learners prepare for the 70-697 Microsoft certification exam.

1

Introduction to Installing and Configuring Windows 10 and Configuring Windows Devices

by Glenn Weadock

Aug 15, 2017 / 29m

Intermediate • 29m

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Description

Microsoft's outlines for Windows 10 certification cover two learning tracks: the 70-698 track titled, Installing and Configuring Windows 10, and the 70-697 track titled, Configuring Windows 10 Devices. In this mini-course, Introduction to Installing and Configuring Windows 10 and Configuring Windows Devices, you'll be guided through both tracks and synopses of the courses. First, you'll explore how the two areas overlap. Then, you'll learn where the two learning tracks differ in terms of both content and emphasis. Finally, you'll cover study recommendations for both IT administrators and exam candidates. By the end of this mini-course, you'll have the necessary knowledge to efficiently install and configure Windows 10 and Windows devices.

Table of contents
  1. The 70-698 Series Outline
    10m 35s
  2. The 70-697 Series Outline
    11m 26s
  3. Areas of Difference and Overlap
    3m 55s
  4. Study Strategy
    3m 52s
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Configuring Windows 10 (70-697): Lab Setup

by Glenn Weadock

May 5, 2017 / 41m

Intermediate • 41m

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The Configuring Windows 10 learning path consists of nine courses that prepare viewers to set up and manage Windows 10 in their environments, and that also prepare students wishing to take the 70-697 certification exam. In this course, Configuring Windows 10 (70-697): Lab Setup, you'll review a developed network of virtual machines which will demonstrate the concepts in those nine courses. First, you'll learn how to create a similar network for your own use, starting with obtaining evaluation versions of the operating systems. Next, you'll discover how to create the required virtual switches and virtual machines using Hyper-V. Finally, you'll explore which roles, features, and downloads you need to complete the lab setup. By the end of the course, you'll be ready to start preparing for the 70-697 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 32s
  2. Lab Setup: First Steps
    9m 41s
  3. Build Your Virtual Switches
    5m 19s
  4. Build Your Virtual Machines
    8m 51s
  5. Add Roles and Configure Networking
    16m 14s
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Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Plan Desktop and Device Deployment

by Glenn Weadock

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 57m

Intermediate • 2h 57m

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This course, Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Plan Desktop and Desktop Deployment, explores the operating system imaging and deployment tools to deploy Windows 10. First, you will learn about the WADK, MDT, and SCCM tools. Then, you'll explore how to migrate and manage user profile information during and after a Windows 10 deployment. Finally, you'll gain further understanding of newer deployment technologies such as Hyper-V and Windows To Go. After finishing this course, you will understand one of the main objective areas in the 70-697 certification exam covering the first in a series of nine courses to completely prepare for that exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 38s
  2. Overview of Windows 10 Enterprise
    38m 24s
  3. Building Images for Deploying Windows 10 Enterprise
    35m 40s
  4. Installing and Deploying Windows 10 with Enterprise Tools
    26m 45s
  5. User State and User State Migration
    27m 43s
  6. Deploying Windows 10 Enterprise Virtual Machines
    26m 4s
  7. Configuring Windows To Go and BitLocker
    21m 14s
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Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Configure Networking

by Glenn Weadock, Mark Wilkins

Jun 7, 2018 / 3h 53m

Intermediate • 3h 53m

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Configuring Windows 10 wireless networking includes profiles, policies, and new settings. This course, Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Configure Networking, covers all aspects of Windows 10 networking in the enterprise environment. First, you'll learn the basic networking nuts and bolts: TCP/IP and name resolution. Next, you'll examine the implications of network location types: domain, private, and public. Finally, you'll explore how to manage network-based printing with the Print Management console, Group Policy, and location tracking. When you have finished this course, you will have the knowledge and skills necessary to secure the network with the Windows Firewall and IPsec, and how to manage everything with Group Policy. This course covers one of the main objective areas in the 70-697 certification exam and is the second in a series of nine courses to completely prepare for that exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 39s
  2. Configuring TCP/IP and Name Resolution
    59m 21s
  3. Network Discovery and Network Types
    31m 37s
  4. Configuring Wireless Networking
    29m 48s
  5. Implementing Network-based Printing
    35m 39s
  6. Securing the Windows 10 Network
    45m 30s
  7. Managing Network Access with Group Policy
    29m 49s
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Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Configure Storage

by Glenn Weadock, Mark Wilkins

Jun 7, 2018 / 4h 21m

Intermediate • 4h 21m

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This is the third in a series of nine courses to completely prepare for the 70-697 certification exam. In this course, Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Configure Storage, you will learn all aspects of Windows 10 storage in the enterprise environment. First, you will explore local storage, focusing on the new Storage Spaces feature and how to restructure local storage via DFS namespaces and replication. Next, you will learn about Cloud storage, in the form of OneDrive and its integration with the Windows 10 GUI, along with Dynamic Access Control. Finally, you will examine two flavors of encryption: EFS and BitLocker. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of one of the main objective areas in the 70-697 certification exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 5s
  2. Local Storage: Disks and Disk Pools
    30m 58s
  3. Network Storage (DFS)
    39m 26s
  4. Managing Issues with OneDrive Storage
    30m 32s
  5. Resolving NTFS and Share Permissions
    57m 6s
  6. Resolving Dynamic Access Control Issues
    29m 53s
  7. Configuring the Encrypting File System
    35m 17s
  8. Managing BitLocker
    36m 58s
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Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Data Access and Protection

by Mark Wilkins, Glenn Weadock

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 41m

Intermediate • 2h 41m

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Whether for personal or professional use, Windows users are responsible for managing and protecting their data. In this course, Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Data Access and Protection, you will gain the ability to deal with all aspects of Windows 10 data access and protection in the enterprise environment. First, you will learn the concepts of configuring shared folder permissions using the File Explorer, PowerShell, and NET commands. Next, you will explore the deployment and management of HomeGroups, including managing HomeGroup sharing, and streaming. Finally, you will discover the configuration and setup of disk quotas, both local and network-based, utilizing some of the domain-based tools such as the File Service Resource Manager to manage content when it is shared across the network. When you're finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of how to manage data access and protection for Windows 10 devices.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 40s
  2. Configuring Shared Folder Permissions
    31m 31s
  3. Configuring HomeGroups
    22m 56s
  4. Configuring Libraries
    21m 20s
  5. Configuring Printers
    34m 5s
  6. Configuring NTFS Auditing
    32m 57s
  7. Configuring Disk Quotas
    17m
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Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Identity

by Glenn Weadock

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 22m

Intermediate • 2h 22m

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Knowing when to use different kinds of user identities in Windows 10 can make the difference between a convenient user experience and a cumbersome one. This course, Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Identity, brings you through usage of local, AD, Azure AD, and Microsoft accounts. First, you will go through the basics of four different Windows 10 identities. Next, you will dive into the new biometric authentication mechanisms. Finally, you will learn how user identities tie in with app downloading and sideloading. After taking this course, you will know the pros and cons of different Windows 10 account types and how to manage them in your organization to support single sign-on and greater identity security.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 43s
  2. Types of Windows 10 Accounts
    35m 6s
  3. Local Authentication: Windows Helllo
    18m 50s
  4. Network Authentication: Microsoft Passport
    18m 9s
  5. Network Authentication: Domain
    27m 47s
  6. Office 365 and Azure AD
    22m 48s
  7. Windows Store and Sideloading
    18m 1s
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Windows 10 Configuring and Managing Applications

by Mark Wilkins

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 41m

Intermediate • 2h 41m

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These days, it's common to have many Windows 10 computer systems, and keeping on top of managing updates is never easy. In this course, Windows 10 Configuring and Managing Applications, you will discover just how to make your system as stable as possible with managing Windows store applications. First, you will learn about Client Hyper-V and user state virtualization. Next, you will discover how to manage App-V Application deployments. Finally, you will touch on the User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) and deploying apps using Microsoft Intune. By the end of this course, you will understand all of these Windows 10 tools in detail.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    46s
  2. Application Compatibility
    33m 48s
  3. Application Co-existence Using Client Hyper-V
    48m 33s
  4. Managing App-V Application Deployments
    30m 33s
  5. User Experience Virtualization (UE-V)
    23m 55s
  6. Deploying Apps Using Microsoft Intune
    23m 42s
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Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Remote Access

by Glenn Weadock

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 12m

Intermediate • 2h 12m

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Employees are more mobile than ever and telecommuters, contractors, and field personnel have several ways to use Windows 10 to connect to their corporate networks. This course, Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Remote Access, explains the technologies available to users who are away from their home office. First, you will learn about removing access options from PC-to-PC solutions like Remote Desktop to PC-to-network solutions like VPNs and DirectAccess. Next, you will dive into configuring remote systems for online and offline use. Finally, you'll address common concerns such as power management, metered connection management, and broadband tethering. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to configure Windows 10 devices for remote access.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 46s
  2. Remote Desktop Connections
    28m 46s
  3. Virtual Private Networks
    24m 38s
  4. DirectAccess Connections
    22m 35s
  5. Offline Files
    26m 36s
  6. Power, Tethering, and Metered Links
    27m 57s
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Windows 10 Configuring: Plan and Implement Microsoft Intune

by Mark Wilkins

Jun 7, 2018 / 1h 39m

Intermediate • 1h 39m

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Did you ever catch yourself thinking "Intune - I don't think that's part of Windows?" Well now, it is! This course, Windows 10 Configuring: Plan and Implement Microsoft Intune, will cover Intune's new client, bundled with Windows 10 Enterprise. First, you will discover the benefits and features of Microsoft Intune. Next, you will dive into Intune's architecture, integration and administration. Finally, you will learn how to manage devices and computers using Intune. By the end of this course, you'll learn how to oversee remote users that never have a physical presence in the office.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 4s
  2. Microsoft Intune Features and Benefits
    23m 56s
  3. Microsoft Intune Architecture and Integration
    27m 45s
  4. Microsoft Intune Administration
    21m 34s
  5. Managing Computers with Microsoft Intune
    13m 1s
  6. Managing Devices with Microsoft Intune
    12m 30s
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Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Updates and Recovery

by Glenn Weadock, Mark Wilkins

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 45m

Intermediate • 2h 45m

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This course deals with the configuration and management of Windows updates and recovery services for Windows 10 enterprise clients. In this course, Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Updates and Recovery, you will gain the ability to configure updates for both standalone and domain-based Windows 10 systems including operating system updates, device driver updates, update rollbacks, and Windows defender. First, you'll learn about configuring system recovery including the available Windows 10 recovery options for proper system restore, including advanced startup, device driver rollback, using system restore, and restarting with a system image. Next, you'll explore the set up and management of backup and restore using file history and previous versions. Finally, you'll discover system stability, which includes monitoring events by setting up subscription services with the event viewer, troubleshooting using the reliability monitor, performance monitor data collector sets, and the use of the resource monitor, system configuration, and system information utilities. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Windows 10 devices needed to manage updates and recovery. This course also maps to the Microsoft 70-697 exam objectives.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 12s
  2. Windows Updates
    41m 13s
  3. Configure System Recovery
    51m 50s
  4. Configure File Recovery
    29m 3s
  5. Managing System Stability
    41m 58s

What you will learn

  • Desktop and Device Deployment
  • Network Configuration
  • Storage Configuration
  • Data Access and Protection
  • Identity Management
  • Apps Management
  • Remote Access Management
  • Microsoft Intune planning and implementation
  • Update and Recovery Management

Pre-requisites

Familiarity with any recent version of Windows (Vista, 7, 8, or 8.1) is suggested. Some experience with the command prompt and PowerShell will be helpful.

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