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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.

Introduction to Installing and Configuring Windows 10 and Configuring Windows Devices

by Glenn Weadock

Aug 15, 2017 / 29m

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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 Outline10m
  2. The 70-697 Series Outline11m
  3. Areas of Difference and Overlap3m
  4. Study Strategy3m

Configuring Windows 10 (70-697): Lab Setup

by Glenn Weadock

May 5, 2017 / 41m

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 Overview1m
  2. Lab Setup: First Steps9m
  3. Build Your Virtual Switches5m
  4. Build Your Virtual Machines8m
  5. Add Roles and Configure Networking16m

Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Plan Desktop and Device Deployment

by Glenn Weadock

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 57m

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 Overview1m
  2. Overview of Windows 10 Enterprise38m
  3. Building Images for Deploying Windows 10 Enterprise35m
  4. Installing and Deploying Windows 10 with Enterprise Tools26m
  5. User State and User State Migration27m
  6. Deploying Windows 10 Enterprise Virtual Machines26m
  7. Configuring Windows To Go and BitLocker21m

Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Configure Networking

by Glenn Weadock

Jun 7, 2018 / 3h 53m

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 Overview1m
  2. Configuring TCP/IP and Name Resolution59m
  3. Network Discovery and Network Types31m
  4. Configuring Wireless Networking29m
  5. Implementing Network-based Printing35m
  6. Securing the Windows 10 Network45m
  7. Managing Network Access with Group Policy 29m

Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Configure Storage

by Glenn Weadock

Jun 7, 2018 / 4h 21m

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 Overview1m
  2. Local Storage: Disks and Disk Pools 30m
  3. Network Storage (DFS)39m
  4. Managing Issues with OneDrive Storage30m
  5. Resolving NTFS and Share Permissions 57m
  6. Resolving Dynamic Access Control Issues29m
  7. Configuring the Encrypting File System 35m
  8. Managing BitLocker36m

Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Data Access and Protection

by Mark Wilkins

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 41m

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 Overview1m
  2. Configuring Shared Folder Permissions31m
  3. Configuring HomeGroups22m
  4. Configuring Libraries21m
  5. Configuring Printers34m
  6. Configuring NTFS Auditing32m
  7. Configuring Disk Quotas17m

Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Identity

by Glenn Weadock

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 22m

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 Overview1m
  2. Types of Windows 10 Accounts35m
  3. Local Authentication: Windows Helllo18m
  4. Network Authentication: Microsoft Passport18m
  5. Network Authentication: Domain27m
  6. Office 365 and Azure AD22m
  7. Windows Store and Sideloading18m

Windows 10 Configuring and Managing Applications

by Mark Wilkins

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 41m

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 Overview0m
  2. Application Compatibility33m
  3. Application Co-existence Using Client Hyper-V48m
  4. Managing App-V Application Deployments30m
  5. User Experience Virtualization (UE-V)23m
  6. Deploying Apps Using Microsoft Intune23m

Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Remote Access

by Glenn Weadock

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 12m

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 Overview1m
  2. Remote Desktop Connections28m
  3. Virtual Private Networks24m
  4. DirectAccess Connections22m
  5. Offline Files26m
  6. Power, Tethering, and Metered Links27m

Windows 10 Configuring: Plan and Implement Microsoft Intune

by Mark Wilkins

Jun 7, 2018 / 1h 39m

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 Overview1m
  2. Microsoft Intune Features and Benefits23m
  3. Microsoft Intune Architecture and Integration27m
  4. Microsoft Intune Administration21m
  5. Managing Computers with Microsoft Intune13m
  6. Managing Devices with Microsoft Intune12m

Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Updates and Recovery

by Glenn Weadock

Jun 7, 2018 / 2h 45m

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 Overview1m
  2. Windows Updates41m
  3. Configure System Recovery51m
  4. Configure File Recovery29m
  5. Managing System Stability41m

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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