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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 addresses many of the concerns users had with Windows 8, while delivering the stability of Windows 7 and even greater security. This path is designed for those wanting to prepare for Microsoft's 70-697 exam or those who'd like a deeper understanding of configuring Windows 10 in the enterprise.Get Started
Network Administrator, IT Support Administrator, Desktop Support, Windows 10, Remote Applications, Azure Active Directory
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.
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.
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.
This course explores the operating system imaging and deployment tools to deploy Windows 10 consistently and robustly. We discuss the WADK, MDT, and SCCM tools. We also explain how to migrate and manage user profile information during and after a Windows 10 deployment. We explore newer deployment technologies such as Hyper-V and Windows To Go. This course covers one of the main objective areas in the 70-697 certification exam and is the first in a series of nine courses to completely prepare for that exam.
This course deals with all aspects of Windows 10 networking in the enterprise environment. We start with basic networking nuts and bolts: TCP/IP and name resolution. Then we examine the implications of network location types: domain, private, and public. Configuring Windows 10 wireless networking includes profiles, policies, and new settings. We explore how to manage network-based printing with the Print Management console, Group Policy, and location tracking. Secure the network with the Windows Firewall and IPsec, and finally 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.
Maximizing storage for your enterprise and figuring out how to optimize management and security can be difficult. This course, Windows 10 Configuring (70-697): Configure Storage, deals with all aspects of Windows 10 storage in the enterprise environment. It covers one of the main objective areas in the 70-697 certification exam and is the third in a series of nine courses that will completely prepare you for the exam. First, you'll start with local storage, focusing on the new Storage Spaces feature, and then you'll examine how to restructure local storage via DFS namespaces and replication. Cloud storage comes next, in the form of OneDrive and its integration with the Windows 10 GUI, and after that, you'll learn about two kinds of security: traditional NTFS and share permissions, as well as a new and more flexible permissions model, Dynamic Access Control. The course concludes by examining two flavors of encryption: EFS and BitLocker. By the end of this course, not only will you be more prepared for the 70-697 certification exam, but you will know how to configure, secure, and manage Windows 10 storage in order to meet your enterprise needs.
This course, Windows 10 Configuring (70-697): Manage Data Access and Protection, deals with all aspects of Windows 10 data access and protection in the enterprise environment. It also covers one of the main objective areas in the 70-697 certification exam and is the fourth in a series of nine courses to completely prepare you for certification and supporting Windows 10 in the enterprise. You will start with the concepts of configuring shared folder permissions using the File Explorer, PowerShell, and .NET commands. You also take a look at how group policy is a prime management tool to be able to control your users from the domain. Another concept you'll cover is the deployment and management of Home Groups; libraries are discussed with the intent of giving you several ways to manage and configure libraries for local and external content. You will learn about the setup and configuration of network and local printers, auditing, the configuration and setup of disk quotas, and more. By the end of this course, you will be more prepared for the 70-697 exam, and you will also have the tools you need to manage your data and protect it in Windows 10.
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 explains local accounts, Active Directory accounts, Azure AD accounts, and Microsoft accounts, along with when and how to use them, and how to unlock them with biometric authentication. This course explains the new biometric authentication mechanisms and details how user identities tie in with app downloading and sideloading. After viewing 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. This course is fifth in a series of nine courses to completely prepare you for certification and supporting Windows 10 in the enterprise.
Managing and supporting Windows 10 apps can be difficult in an enterprise environment, especially when it comes to compatibility. In this course, Windows 10 Configuring (70-697): Manage Apps, you'll be brought up to date with the application compatibility for Windows 10 clients in the corporate environment. First, you'll start by looking at the cloud deployment of remote apps using Microsoft Azure. You'll explore application compatibility and focus on the application compatibility toolkit and tools such as the Compatibility Administrator, Standard User Analyzer, and the Application Compatibility Manager. Next, you'll explore the deployment of Client Hyper-V to support applications that will not run natively on Windows 10. Then, you'll explore User Experience Virtualization for synchronizing application settings across the domain. Finally, you'll end up with Microsoft Intune, another cloud solution that supports the management of users both domain joint and stand-alone systems. By the end of this course, you'll have better knowledge of how to support Windows 10 in an enterprise and you'll also be more prepared for the Windows 10 certification exam.
Employees are more mobile than ever and telecommuters, contractors, and field personnel have several ways to use Windows 10 to connect to the corporate network. In this course, Windows 10 Configuring (70-697): Manage Remote Access, you'll learn the technologies available to users who are away from the home office, from PC-to-PC solutions like Remote Desktop to PC-to-network solutions like VPNs and DirectAccess. First, you'll learn how to configure remote systems for online and offline use. Next, you'll learn how to address the common concern known as power management. Finally, you'll learn more about the concerns about metered connection management and also broadband tethering. By the end of this course, you'll have a better understanding on how to remotely connect to computer networks and to other computers.
In this course, Windows 10 Configuring (70-697): Plan and Implement Microsoft Intune, you'll learn about all aspects of Microsoft Intune setup and configuration. The course first starts off with an overview of the features and benefits of Microsoft Intune, and takes a look at the architectural design integration features of the product including integration with Office 365 and the Azure cloud. Deploying the Microsoft Intune client is also covered. Next, you'll take a look at managing computers and devices with Microsoft Intune, focusing on configuration and compliance policies. Coverage of Microsoft endpoint protection is also covered. Finally, you'll see demonstrations focused on needs for time-based administration and thus the need for carrying out a proof of concept for the possible use of Microsoft Intune. As always, the concept is on learning and on tips and tricks for the Windows 10 certifications that you may be interested in pursuing. This course covers one of the main objective areas in the 70-697 certification exam and is the seventh in a series of nine courses to completely prepare you supporting Windows 10 in the enterprise and preparing for certification.
This course deals with the configuration and management of Windows updates and recovery services for Windows 10 enterprise clients. Topics include configuring updates for both standalone and domain-based Windows 10 systems including operating system updates, device driver updates, update rollbacks, and Windows defender. The concept of configuring system recovery is also explored detailing 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. The set up and management of backup and restore using file history, using previous versions, and the backup and restore tool is also covered. The final module in the course covers 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 the system information utilities. This course maps to the 70-697 certification exam for Windows 10 enterprise systems.