Microsoft Specialist: Windows 10 - Only 6 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your Specialist: Windows 10 course with Firebrand Training

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  1. You'll be Specialist: Windows 10 certified in just 6 days. With us, you’ll be Specialist: Windows 10 trained in record time
  2. Our Specialist: Windows 10 course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Specialist: Windows 10 first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more Specialist: Windows 10. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn Specialist: Windows 10 faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying Specialist: Windows 10 with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 63,469 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Specialist: Windows 10 courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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"The best way to learn, everything you need in a matter of days!"
Anonymous - Microsoft Specialist: Windows 10 (6 days) (22/2/2016 to 27/2/2016)

"Its a good efficient way to learn and develop your mindset."
Lasse Olesen, Bestseller A/S. - Microsoft Specialist: Windows 10 (6 days) (22/2/2016 to 27/2/2016)

"Enjoyed the course, very much. It's a lot to take in, but it is good way to learn."
Adrie Baak, ODMH. - Microsoft Specialist: Windows 10 (6 days) (22/2/2016 to 27/2/2016)

"Highly engaging trainer! Found the MCSA Server 2012 course to be intense but it was helped along the way with the unique and fun way that the trainer took with his approach to it. Hes very, very knowledgeable in the subject which is helped with live notes to take a way (a first for me!) and provided time to carry out labs to test out what is learnt in theory."
The Vinh Hoang, Agent Provocateur Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (1/4/2017 to 9/4/2017)

"Really impressed with the training and the on-site facilities. Its been a great experience. "
Matt Hill, Coeo Ltd. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Data Lake & Data Factory (2 days) (30/3/2017 to 31/3/2017)

"Good experience at the course. Great introduction and working experience with Data Lakes and Data Factory. The instructor was very patient and clear."
Terry Choo, eBECS. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Data Lake & Data Factory (2 days) (30/3/2017 to 31/3/2017)

"The training is very intensive, but everything is taken care of and thought about. The instructor was immensely knowledgeable and had huge amounts of experience. The facility is excellent too."
Matt Bridgeworth, Softcat plc. - Microsoft Specialist: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (2 days) (29/3/2017 to 30/3/2017)

"Firebrand delivers a complete studying experience that is geared towards results. Tutors and support staff are excellent with incredible knowledge and outstanding customer service. The immersive format is absolutely critical to the success of the training approach and delivers results time after time. If you want your organisation and your staff to develop and succeed then Firebrand is the training partner that you need. Completely committed to delivering the results that you deserve. Love it........"
Paul OSullivan, CSC. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (13/3/2017 to 21/3/2017)

"Very useful, very intense, Plenty of information to take in but it was all useful and will be practical for when i take it back to work. Only positives to say really."
Aman Kumar, DMS. - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (20/3/2017 to 21/3/2017)

"Very hard work, but it gets you through the course. My brain is so full!"
Chris Fitz-Avon. - Microsoft Developing ASP.NET MVC Web 4 Applications (3 days) (14/3/2017 to 16/3/2017)

"I would recommend Firebrand to anyone who wants to get qualified quickly in a fast learning environment. The days are tough but rewarding as well."
Nick Margerum, React CP. - Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (13/3/2017 to 15/3/2017)

"Excellent training. For anyone planning to take certification it's helpful and intensive. This training helped me understand the new features of the software and how to use those for performance improvement of our data model."
Brinda Jana, British Red Cross. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Business Intelligence Development (5 days) (6/3/2017 to 10/3/2017)

"Great delivery and having the freedom to learn key areas critical to my job made this course fantastic. The fact that I had a VM remotely accessible from my hotel room was a big help, allowing me to mess around with settings. "
Paul Robertshaw. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 & MCSE: Server Infrastructure (15 days) (25/2/2017 to 11/3/2017)

"A very informative course, ideal for any server administrator. Covered many areas that my personal studying and experience hadnt reached."
PhIllip Edwards, Telis LTD. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/2/2017 to 5/3/2017)

"I love coming to do my training down at Firebrand, this is the 5th time I have been down here and I have always gained lots of experience from the courses. "
N.M. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/2/2017 to 5/3/2017)

"Having little knowledge before attendance im leaving with much more confidence and understanding."
P.R. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/2/2017 to 5/3/2017)

"Every one of the instructors Ive had on courses here has been amazing in there own way. They are all experts in the field when it comes to the knowledge required to pass these courses."
Jai Hayes. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/2/2017 to 5/3/2017)

"Firebrand Training goes into depth on the all the training courses they do, they provide all the information required for exam and do it in such a way that is easy to understand. All the instructors are friendly and always willing to help."
Adam Sells, Hospice in the Weald. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (25/2/2017 to 5/3/2017)

"Excellent learning ennvironment dedicated to your specific requirements. Great professional networking as well."
K.P. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (20/2/2017 to 25/2/2017)

"Super fast paced course in which I learnt so much!"
Claire Farina. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (22/2/2017 to 23/2/2017)

"I love coming down to firebrand for my training, its really intense but very rewarding. Staff and trainers are so professional and knowledgeable "
Simon Leyland, Prodo Digitalhtml. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (22/2/2017 to 23/2/2017)

"Training was extremely engaging and i am happy to say i have walked away with a lot of knowledge and NOTES! The tutor used multiple training styles so it gave everyone in the classroom the opportunity to work with their learning style. Overall a good course taught by a very good tutor. "
Daniel Whitley. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (22/2/2017 to 23/2/2017)

"Intensive but enjoyable course. First step on the ladder towards MCSD."
Jason Hinsley, IM Tec Solutions. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (20/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"I loved it! I did a 2-day course was very fast-paced and intense, the instructor was very personable, enthusiastic, extremely knowledgeable and an all-round fun guy to talk to. I learned way more than I thought I could within 2 days. The whole experience was very enjoyable and I would highly recommend it. Im already looking forward to my next course. "
Ashleigh Bair. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (20/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"Firebrand provide an ideal training that shortens the length of the time that the training takes whilst providing all the required content. The course was delivered with a smile and a laugh. "
Tim Headicar. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (11/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"I have had a great 11 days on this course, i have learnt all i need to pass the exams, the instructor was great and very knowledgeable. I will be looking to come back and further my qualifications here again."
T.S. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (11/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"I have been to Firebrand 9 times now and looking forward to coming back again! Having all resources that I could possibly need within 1 facility means that the time here can be dedicated solely to training and get the best accelerated experience. "
R.M, Gamma. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (11/2/2017 to 21/2/2017)

"My experience at Firebrand was amazing. The instructors level of knowledge was beyond my expectations and the facilities were excellent"
John Cutt. - Microsoft MCSE: SharePoint 2016 (6 days) (6/2/2017 to 11/2/2017)

"The training I received at whilst training with Firebrand was excellent. 11 Days on the course was hard work and demanded a lot of will power. I put in the time and effort and it paid off for me. Thank you to all involved. See you next time."
M.C. - Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 (11 days) (29/1/2017 to 8/2/2017)

"I found the courses, trainers and accommodation very good. I learnt a lot and felt very comfortable. I think accelerated learning is a good way to learn and firebrand delivers this very well."
Joanne Nash, Fujitsu Services. - Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 (11 days) (29/1/2017 to 8/2/2017)

"It was intense but provides the focus necessary to achieve so much in such a short time. The environment prevents distraction, the course material was detailed and the instructor very knowledgeable and helpful."
Tunde Tayo. - Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Cloud (7 days) (2/2/2017 to 8/2/2017)

"My experience has been great, thoroughly enjoyed my training and the people. Trainer was first class! Very interactive, learnt a great deal and it can go into practice. It will make me better at my job and has made me a lot more confident in my work."
Timothy Farmer, Utilita Ltd. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (30/1/2017 to 4/2/2017)

"Intensive but complete training. You can tell the instructor is a leader in their field. "
B.H, Natures Way Foods Ltd. - Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Development - Advanced (4 days) (23/1/2017 to 26/1/2017)

"Fast paced course with excellent material. Facilities conducive to learning experience. Highly recommended."
S.S, Sogeti Suiss. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (9/1/2017 to 13/1/2017)

"Tutor was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, hotel rooms and food were lovely. "
Kieron Larcombe, North Norfolk District Council. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19/12/2016 to 20/12/2016)

"My experience with firebrand has been very good. I have learned a lot regarding the course in such a short amount of time thanks to accelerated learning provided and the skill of the instructors."
C.G. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (19/12/2016 to 20/12/2016)

"If you want to learn a lot of useful job-related information this course provides it. But be aware you need to be able to work long days and dedicate time to each part of the course."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server (9 days) (5/12/2016 to 13/12/2016)

"The combination of the luxury training location and set up, plus the 5 star training itself and overall personal support makes FIREBRAND the top choice of IT training for me, I will be back!"
Gareth Birdsall, Lloyds Banking. - Microsoft Querying SQL Server (4 days) (5/12/2016 to 8/12/2016)

"Course content excellent. Staff and instructor helpful throughout the duration."
Karl Lindley. - Microsoft MCSD: Web Applications (9 days) (3/12/2016 to 11/12/2016)

"Great and thorough training in a short time."
Casey Smith, Jolly IT Solutions. - Microsoft Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (4 days) (19/11/2016 to 22/11/2016)

"Very intense course, but very enjoyable. I met some great people, including our instructor and learned a great amount in a short time. Facilities are fantastic, food amazing. Overall a thumbs up! "
Kay Duddy, SSAFA. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (14/11/2016 to 17/11/2016)

"Great course and instructor really explained the material well"
Paddy OToole. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Online Deployment (3 days) (18/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)

"Very intense course, instructors very supportive, food very good. "
Kayleigh Duddy. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Online Deployment (3 days) (18/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)

"The training is extremely helpful not just in equipping students for the exams but also for providing valuable knowledge relevant to the workplace."
Obi Onuorah, Senior Internet. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Online Deployment (3 days) (18/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)

"The Firebrand training was excellent, with a knowledgeable tutor who was able to share his experience in a highly interactive classroom environment. I have come away from the training with a lot more experience and knowledge that I can apply in my workplace"
Ryan Maclean, Oil & Gas UK. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics CRM 2016 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (14/11/2016 to 17/11/2016)

"Fantastic instructor and made the class very interesting with the many different teaching methods. I thoroughly enjoyed it."
S.B, AT&T. - Microsoft MCSE: Communication (Skype for Business) (6 days) (24/10/2016 to 29/10/2016)

"Be prepared to work very hard! Guaranteed to take away vital knowledge at the end but if you have worked hard you'll be taking away a qualification too!"
Johnne Karki. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/11/2016 to 11/11/2016)

"As always my stay at Firebrand was very good and I am now an MCP in o365 which is great. The instructor was knowledgeable and had a great character which allowed for great learning and understanding of the course requirements."
Nick Margerum. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/11/2016 to 11/11/2016)

"Firebrand is supportive, educational and a fantastic experience. If ever you need to learn anything IT based, Firebrand is an excellent way to get out of work and really knuckle down to focus on the training at hand."
Kai Stewart. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/11/2016 to 11/11/2016)

"A lot of information to take in in a short time, therefore very intense but a great learning environment and good instructor make it worthwhile. "
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Master Windows 10 twice as fast as traditional training. On this official six day Microsoft Specialist: Windows 10 course you’ll learn how to configure, manage and maintain Windows 10 operating systems.

Bring Windows 10 to your business

Microsoft Windows is used by 1.5 billion people, in 190 countries, around the world. Get certified and bring the benefits of the Windows 10 operating system to your business.

The first part of this course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops and devices in a Windows Server domain corporate environment. You’ll learn to:

  • Install and modify Windows 10 operating systems and apps
  • Configure local and remote network connectivity and storage
  • Configure and control data, device and network security
  • Maintain, update, and recover Windows 10
  • Install and manage Windows 10 desktops, devices, and applications relevant to your business
  • Manage Windows 10 operations after deployment, providing secure identity and data access utilising Group Policy, Remote Access, and Device Registration technologies
  • Support device and data management solutions – you’ll be introduced to Microsoft Azure, Active Directory, Microsoft Intune, and Microsoft Azure Rights Management

Plus, on this accelerated six day course, you’ll study Microsoft Official Courseware and get certified with official Microsoft exams.

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Use your free Microsoft training vouchers

You may be entitled to heavily-discounted training via Microsoft's Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) scheme. If your business has bought Microsoft software, check to see if it came bundled with free training vouchers! Vouchers can be exchanged against training for all Microsoft technologies. If you’re unsure, get in touch with us

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Installing and Configuring Windows 10

Module 1: Overview of Windows 10

This module introduces the Windows 10 operating system. It describes the new features in Windows 10, and the important changes since Windows 8.1. It describes the use, navigation, and customisation of the new, enhanced user interface. This module also mentions the features of Windows 10 that make it beneficial for organisations of different sizes.

Lessons:

  • Introducing Windows 10
  • Navigating the User Interface
  • Lab : Navigating and Customising the User Interface
  • Navigating Windows 10
  • Configuring the Start Menu
  • Configuring the Desktop

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the important new features of Windows 10.
  • Navigate and customise the Windows 10 interface.

Module 2: Installing Windows 10

This module introduces the different editions of Windows 10, and the differences between them. It describes the requirements and available options for installing Windows 10 on a device. It also provides instructions on installing Windows 10 and upgrading to it. This module discusses points to consider when deciding between an upgrade or migration to Windows 10, and the supported upgrade paths from older versions of the Windows operating system.

Lessons:

  • Preparing to Install Windows 10
  • Upgrading to Windows 10
  • Lab : Installing Windows 10
  • Upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10
  • Migrating User Settings

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the different editions of Windows 10 and the features of each
  • Install and upgrade to Windows 10.

Module 3: Configuring Your Device

This module explains how to configure Windows 10 by using tools such as the Settings app, Control Panel, Windows PowerShell, Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) and Group Policy Objects (GPOs). It describes the different types of user accounts, and the benefits of using a Microsoft account. This module also describes Microsoft OneDrive, and how it integrates with Windows 10.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Tools Used to Configure Windows 10
  • Common Configuration Options
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Using OneDrive
  • Lab : Configuring Windows 10
  • Using Settings
  • Using Control Panel
  • Using Windows PowerShell
  • Using GPOs
  • Lab : Synchronising Settings with OneDrive
  • Connecting a Microsoft Account
  • Synchronising Settings between Devices

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the use of various tools to configure Windows 10
  • Explain common configuration options
  • Manage user accounts
  • Use OneDrive with Windows 10.

Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity

This module explains the use of tools such as the Settings app, Network and Sharing Center, and Windows PowerShell to configure network settings. It describes the differences between IPv4 and IPv6 settings, and the benefits of IPv6. It also describes name resolution and provides an overview of the Domain Name System (DNS) service. This module describes the configuration of wireless connectivity in Windows 10, and explains remote access methods available in Windows 10, such as Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), DirectAccess, and Remote Desktop.

Lessons

  • Configuring IP Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Name Resolution
  • Implementing Wireless Network Connectivity
  • Overview of Remote Access
  • Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity
  • Configuring IP Settings Manually
  • Configuring Automatic IP Settings
  • Configuring DNS Settings
  • Testing Name Resolution

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to configure IP network connectivity.
  • Implement name resolution.
  • Implement wireless network connectivity.
  • Describe options for remote access in Windows 10.

Module 5: Managing Storage

This module provides an overview of storage options such as hard disks, server-based storage, and virtual hard disks. It describes network storage options such as Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN), and cloud-based storage options such as OneDrive and Azure Storage. This module describes the management and maintenance of disks, partitions, and volumes. It also describes the Storage Spaces feature, and the process of configuring it.

Lessons

  • Overview of Storage Options
  • Managing Disks, Partitions, and Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks and Volumes
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Lab : Managing Storage
  • Adding a Disk
  • Creating a Simple Volume
  • Compressing a Folder
  • Enabling Disk Quotas
  • Creating a Storage Space

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the different storage options in Windows 10
  • Manage disks, partitions, and volumes
  • Maintain disks, partitions, and volume
  • Manage Storage Spaces

Module 6: Managing Files and Printers

This module provides an overview of the file systems supported by Windows 10. It explains how to configure file permissions, the effect of file permissions, how explicit and inherited permissions work, and how to include user and device claims in access permissions. This module also explains how to share folders, the tools to use for sharing a folder, and the effective permissions when a user tries to access data in a shared folder that is protected by file permissions. The last lesson in the module describes how to add and share a printer, and how to manage client and server side printing.

Lessons

  • Overview of File Systems
  • Configuring and Managing File Access
  • Configuring and Managing Shared Folders
  • Work Folders
  • Managing Printers
  • Lab : Creating, Securing, and Sharing a Folder
  • Creating and Securing a Data Folder
  • Sharing the Data Folder
  • Lab : Enabling Work Folders
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Lab : Installing and Sharing a Printer
  • Installing and Sharing a Printer

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe and create file systems that are supported by Windows 10.
  • Configure file permissions and limit access to files and folders.
  • Configure and manage shared folders.
  • Create and use Work Folders.
  • Configure and manage printers.

Module 7: Managing Apps in Windows 10

This module describes how to install and configure both desktop apps and Windows Store apps in Windows 10. It explains how to install apps manually and automatically, and how to use Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune to deploy apps. It describes the Windows Store, and how to manage access to it. This module also describes the Internet Explorer 11 and Edge browsers, and explains how to configure and manage both.

Lessons

  • Overview of Methods Used to Provide Apps to Users
  • The Windows Store
  • Web Browsers
  • Lab : Installing and Updating Apps from the Windows Store
  • Installing Apps from the Windows Store
  • Updating Windows Store Apps
  • Controlling Access to the Windows Store
  • Sideloading an App
  • Lab : Configuring Windows 10 Web Browsers
  • Configuring Web Browsers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe app deployment options in Windows 10.
  • Install and manage Windows Store apps.
  • Configure Windows 10 web browsers.

Module 8: Managing Data Security

This module explains how the technologies available with Windows 10 work together to protect against data-related security threats. It provides an overview of these threats, and discusses possible mitigations and best practices for dealing with them. It describes defense-in-depth and Encrypting File System (EFS), and their usage in countering security threats. This module also describes how to configure, administer, and monitor BitLocker.

Lessons

  • Overview of Data-Related Security Threats
  • Securing Data with EFS
  • Implementing and Managing BitLocker
  • Lab : Managing Data Security
  • Using EFS
  • Using BitLocker

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain data-related security threats.
  • Secure data with EFS.
  • Implement and manage BitLocker.

Module 9: Managing Device Security

This module explains how to mitigate security threats with the use of Security Compliance Manager, Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, and security settings in GPOs. It also describes User Account Control (UAC), and how to configure it.

Lessons

  • Using Security Settings to Mitigate Threats
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Lab : Managing Device Security
  • Creating Security Policies
  • Testing Security Policies
  • Configuring UAC Prompts

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use security settings to mitigate threats.
  • Configure user account control.

Module 10: Managing Network Security

This module describes common network-related security threats, and describes options to mitigate them. It describes Windows Firewall, IPsec connection security rules, and Windows Defender, and how to configure these tools to manage network security.

Lessons

  • Overview of Network-Related Security Threats
  • Windows Firewall
  • Connection Security Rules
  • Windows Defender
  • Lab : Managing Network Security
  • Creating and Testing Inbound Rules
  • Creating and Testing Outbound Rules
  • Creating and Testing Connection Security Rules
  • Configuring Windows Defender

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe network-related security threats and options for mitigating them.
  • Use Windows Firewall to mitigate security threats.
  • Configure IPsec connection security rules.
  • Use Windows Defender to protect devices from network-related threats.

Module 11: Maintaining Windows 10

This module describes Windows Update, and Windows Update for Business, and how to configure settings for updates. It describes how to use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Configuration Manager, or Intune to distribute updates within organisations. This module also explains how to use the Action Center, Event Viewer, and Performance Monitor in Windows 10.

Lessons

  • Updating Windows 10
  • Monitoring Windows 10
  • Optimising Performance
  • Lab : Maintaining Windows 10
  • Configuring Updates for a Single Device
  • Configuring Updates with GPOs
  • Using the Action Center
  • Monitoring Events
  • Monitoring Reliability and Performance

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to update Windows 10.
  • Monitor Windows 10.
  • Optimise Windows 10 performance.

Module 12: Troubleshooting and Recovery

This module describes device drivers, and how to use the Device Manager to view, configure, update, and roll back device drivers. It explains file recovery methods in Windows 10, such as Backup and Restore, File History, and Previous Versions. This module also explains features such as System Restore, Startup Recovery, and System Image Recovery, and describes how to use restore points to roll back device configuration.

Lessons

  • Managing Devices and Drivers
  • Recovering Files
  • Recovering Devices
  • Lab : Troubleshooting and Recovery
  • Installing an Updated Device Driver
  • Rolling Back the Device Driver
  • Using File History to Recover Files
  • Using Previous Versions to Recover Files
  • Recovering a Device with a Restore Point
  • Using the Advanced Start-up Options to Recover a Device

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe and manage device drivers.
  • Configure file recovery and revert to previous versions of files.
  • Use device recovery features in Windows 10.

Deploying and Managing Windows 10 Using Enterprise Services

Module 1: Managing Desktops and Devices in an Enterprise Environment

This module explains the most current trends and information related to desktop and device management in the enterprise. It also provides an overview on how to extend device management to the cloud.

Lessons

  • Managing Windows 10 in the Enterprise
  • Managing a Mobile Workforce
  • Supporting Devices in the Enterprise
  • Extending IT Management and Services to the Cloud
  • Lab : Planning for Windows 10 and Device Management in the Enterprise
  • Reading the Scenario
  • Answering the Questions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage Windows 10 in the enterprise.
  • Manage a mobile workforce.
  • Support devices in the enterprise.
  • Extend IT management and services to the cloud.

Module 2: Deploying Windows 10 Enterprise Desktops

This module explains the various deployment scenarios of Windows 10 and the considerations to keep in mind while performing these deployments. This module also explains how to deploy Windows 10 by using the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) and the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). This module also explains how to maintain Windows 10 by using DISM and Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (ICD).

Lessons

  • Overview of Windows 10 Enterprise Deployment
  • Customising Enterprise Desktop Deployments
  • Deploying Windows 10 by Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Maintaining a Windows 10 Installation
  • Managing Volume License Activation for Windows 10
  • Lab : Building a Reference Image by Using WADK Tools
  • Configuring Custom Windows PE Boot Media
  • Modifying a Custom Answer File by Using Windows SIM
  • Installing a Reference Computer by Using an Answer File
  • Preparing a Reference Computer by Using Sysprep
  • Capturing a Reference Computer
  • Lab : Using MDT to Deploy Windows 10 Desktops
  • Creating and Configuring the MDT Deployment Share
  • Creating a Task Sequence
  • Deploying a Windows 10 Image by Using MDT
  • Lab : Maintaining a Windows 10 Installation using Windows ICD
  • Creating and Configuring a Windows ICD Provisioning Package

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the deployment options for Windows 10 desktops.
  • Customise enterprise desktop deployments.
  • Deploy Windows 10 by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
  • Maintain a Windows 10 installation.
  • Manage volume license activation for Windows 10.

Module 3: Managing User Profiles and User State Virtualisation

This module explains user states and user state virtualisation and explains how to deploy and maintain user experience virtualisation (UE-V). This module also explains how to use tools such as ScanState and LoadState to migrate user states.

Lessons

  • Managing User Profile and User State
  • Implementing User State Virtualisation by Using Group Policy
  • Configuring User Experience Virtualisation
  • Managing User State Migration
  • Lab : Configuring User Profiles and User State Virtualisation
  • Configuring Roaming User Profiles and Folder Redirection
  • Implementing and Configuring UE-V
  • Lab : Migrating User State by Using USMT
  • Creating and Customising USMT XML Files
  • Capturing and Restoring User State to a Target Computer

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage user profile and user state.
  • Implement user state virtualisation by using Group Policy.
  • Configure UE-V.
  • Manage user state migration.

Module 4: Managing Windows 10 Sign-In and Identity

This module explains the concept of identity and the methods to enhance identity security. This module also explains cloud identities and the use of Azure Active Directory Premium in enterprise organisations.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Enterprise Identity
  • Planning for Cloud Identity Integration
  • Lab : Integrating a Microsoft Account with a Domain Account
  • Signing up for a Trial Microsoft Account
  • Connecting a Microsoft Account to a Domain Account
  • Lab : Joining Windows 10 to Azure Active Directory
  • Signing Up for an Azure Active Directory Trial Subscription
  • Joining Windows 10 to Azure Active Directory

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the concept of enterprise identity.
  • Plan for cloud identity integration.

Module 5: Managing Desktop and Application Settings by Using Group Policy

This module explains how to manage Group Policy inheritance, administrative templates, and common enterprise desktop settings. This module also explains how to apply policies using targeting and filtering.

Lessons:

  • Managing Group Policy Objects
  • Configuring Enterprise Desktops Using Group Policy
  • Overview of Group Policy Preferences
  • Lab : Configuring Group Policy Objects and Settings
  • Managing Windows 10 by Using Group Policy
  • Lab : Using Group Policy Preferences to Manage Desktop Settings
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences to Apply Drive and Printer Mapping

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage Group Policy objects
  • Configure enterprise desktops by using Group Policy
  • Describe Group Policy preferences.

Module 6: Managing Data Access for Windows-based Devices

This module explains how to implement Device Registrations and Work Folders. This module also explains how to configure and share data stored in Microsoft OneDrive.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Data Access Solutions
  • Implementing Device Registration
  • Implementing Work Folders
  • Managing Online Data Using Cloud-Based Storage Solutions
  • Lab : Configuring Data Access for Non-Domain Joined Devices
  • Implementing Device Registration
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Lab : Managing Data Access Using OneDrive
  • Configuring OneDrive

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the solutions for accessing data
  • Implement Device Registration
  • Implement Work Folders
  • Manage online data by using cloud-based storage solutions

Module 7: Managing Remote Access Solutions

This module explains how to configure a virtual private network (VPN) and DirectAccess in Windows 10. This module also explains how to publish applications in Microsoft Azure RemoteApp.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Remote Access Solutions
  • Configuring VPN Access to Remote Networks
  • Using DirectAccess with Windows 10
  • Supporting RemoteApp
  • Lab : Implementing DirectAccess
  • Configuring the DirectAccess Server
  • Configuring the DirectAccess Clients
  • Validating Remote Connectivity
  • Lab : Configuring Azure RemoteApp
  • Creating a RemoteApp Collection
  • Publishing an Application Using Azure RemoteApp
  • Validating Remote Connectivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the types of remote access solutions
  • Configuring VPN access to remote networks
  • Use DirectAccess with Windows 10
  • Support RemoteApp.

Module 8: Configuring and Managing Client Hyper-V

This module explains how to create virtual switches, virtual hard disks, and virtual machines.

Lessons:

  • Installing and Configuring Client Hyper-V
  • Configuring Virtual Switches
  • Creating and Managing Virtual Hard Disks
  • Creating and Managing Virtual Machines
  • Lab : Configuring Virtual Machines by Using Client Hyper-V
  • Installing Client Hyper-V
  • Creating a virtual machine

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure client Hyper-V
  • Configure virtual switches
  • Create and manage virtual hard disks
  • Create and manage virtual machines

Module 9: Managing Windows 10 Devices Using Enterprise Mobility Solutions

This module explains the use of the Enterprise Mobility Suite and its components, Azure Active Directory Premium, Azure Rights Management, and Microsoft Intune.

Lessons:

  • Overview of the Enterprise Mobility Suite
  • Overview of Azure Active Directory Premium
  • Overview of Azure Rights Management
  • Overview of Microsoft Intune
  • Lab : Implementing a Microsoft Intune Subscription
  • Signing Up for a Microsoft Intune Trial Subscription
  • Adding Microsoft Intune Users

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the use and components of the Enterprise Mobility Suite
  • Manage directory services by using Azure Active Directory Premium
  • Protect devices by using Azure Rights Management
  • Explore the options in Microsoft Intune

Module 10: Managing Desktop and Mobile Clients Using Microsoft Intune

This module explains how to configure and assign configuration policies. This module also explains how to create Mobile Device Management (MDM) policies and enroll mobile devices to Intune.

Lessons:

  • Deploying the Intune Client Software
  • Overview of Microsoft Intune Policies
  • Mobile Device Management Using Intune
  • Lab : Installing the Intune Client Software and Configuring Policies
  • Installing the Intune Client Software
  • Creating Intune Policies
  • Lab : Managing Mobile Devices Using Microsoft Intune
  • Configuring and Enrolling Mobile Devices into Microsoft Intune

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Deploy the Intune client software
  • Configure Intune policies
  • Manage mobile devices using Intune

Module 11: Managing Updates and Endpoint Protection Using Microsoft Intune

This module explains how to configure updates and Endpoint Protection settings and reports.

Lessons:

  • Managing Updates Using Microsoft Intune
  • Managing Endpoint Protection
  • Lab : Managing Updates and Endpoint Protection Using Microsoft Intune
  • Configuring Updates in Microsoft Intune
  • Configuring Endpoint Protection in Microsoft Intune

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage updates by using Intune
  • Manage Endpoint Protection

Module 12: Application and Resource Access Using Microsoft Intune

This module explains how to use the Microsoft Intune Software Publisher and deploy applications to managed clients. This module also explains the use of certificate profiles, Wi-Fi profiles, and VPN profiles to control access to company resources

Lessons:

  • Overview of Application Management Using Intune
  • The Application Deployment Process
  • Controlling Access to Company Resources
  • Lab : Deploying Applications by Using Microsoft Intune
  • Uploading an Application to Microsoft Intune
  • Deploying an Application to Managed Clients
  • Lab : Managing Resource Access by Using Microsoft Intune
  • Configuring Profile Deployment
  • Configuring Conditional Access Policies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe application management by using Intune
  • Describe the application deployment process
  • Control access to company resources.

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  • Exam 70-697 - Configuring Windows Devices

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Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 20697-1: Installing and configuring Windows 10
  • MOC 20697-2: Deploying and Managing Windows 10 in the Enterprise

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  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
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  • At least two years of experience in the IT field.
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
  • Understanding of Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 fundamentals.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Windows Client essentials; for example, working knowledge of Windows 7, Windows 8 and/or Windows 10.
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