Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 7, 2018
Duration
2h 12m
Description

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.

About the author
About the author

Glenn is President of Independent Software Inc., a Denver IT consultancy. He has been teaching advanced computer seminars around the world since 1988. He developed official Server 2008 courseware for Microsoft. Glenn has written 18 commercial books for McGraw-Hill, Wiley, IDG and Sybex. He is also a sought-after expert witness.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
(Music playing) Hi everyone, my name is Glenn Weadock, and welcome to my course, Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Remote Access. I'm a consultant and seminar leader at Independent Software, Inc, in Colorado, and an author of over a dozen books on Windows, networking, and certification. This course explains the technologies available to users who are away from corporate headquarters, from PC-to-PC solutions like remote desktop, to PC-to-network solutions, like VPNs and DirectAccess. You will be able to configure remote systems for online and offline use, as well as address common concerns, such as power management, metered connection management, and broadband tethering. Some of the major topics that we will cover include making remote desktop connections more secure, what VPN protocol to choose, requirements to set up DirectAccess in your network, optimizing offline files synchronization using Group Policy, and turning a PC into a mobile hotspot. Now, by the end of this course, you'll know how to configure Network Level Authentication for Remote Desktop, the benefits of Remote Desktop Gateway and Remote Desktop Web Access, how to enable VPN Reconnect, the ways in which DirectAccess improves on traditional VPN solutions, how to configure offline files from both the server side and the client side, how to make hidden power plans visible, what metered connections are and when you should use them, and how to generate a detailed report on battery usage and health. Now, before beginning this course, you should be familiar with Windows fundamentals, but no advanced knowledge is required. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to implement Windows 10 Remote Access Solutions with the Manage Remote Access course at Pluralsight.