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Price: $3475, Length: 5 days

MD-101 Managing Modern Desktops

Learn to Deploy, Manage, and Protect your Desktops and Devices - become an expert Modern Desktop Administrator with this worthwhile training package.

About this Course

This 5 day Managing Modern Desktops training includes the following 3 courses. It is also designed to help you prepare for Exam MD-101.

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MD-101T01 Deploying the Modern Desktop

In this 2-day course, as desktops has evolved, so have methods for
deploying and updating them. In this course, you'll learn how to plan and
implement an operating system deployment strategy. This course will help
you understand the various methods available, the scenarios they're suited
for, as well as how to deploy Windows using modern methods. This course
will also cover planning and implementing an update strategy for Windows.

Audience Profile

The Modern Desktop Administrator deploys, configures, secures, manages, and
monitors devices and client applications in an enterprise environment.
Responsibilities include managing identity, access, policies, updates, and
apps. The MDA collaborates with the M365 Enterprise Administrator to design
and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern
organization.

The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and
must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and
maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on
cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

Prerequisite

The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and
must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and
maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on
cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Use Windows troubleshooting and monitoring tools.
  • Troubleshoot Windows installations.
  • Troubleshoot application installation issues.
  • Troubleshoot web browser settings.
  • Troubleshoot Windows authentication.
  • Troubleshoot hardware issues related to Windows machines.

Course Outline

Module 1: Planning an Operating System Deployment Strategy

This module explains how to plan and implement a deployment strategy. It
covers various methods and scenarios for deploying Windows. It discusses
on-premise and cloud technologies as well as considerations for new
deployments, upgrading, and migrations.

Lessons

  • Overview of Windows as a service
  • Windows 10 Deployment options
  • Considerations for Windows 10 deployment

Lab : Practice Lab - Planning Windows 10 deployment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Windows as a Service.
  • Describe the different methods for deployment.
  • Understand the differences between on-premise and cloud-based
    solutions.
  • Describe methods of dynamic provisioning.
  • Describe the different tools available in the Windows Assessment and
    Deployment Kit.
  • Describe the scenarios and limitations for in-place upgrades and
    migrations.

Module 2: Implementing Windows 10

This module covers new modern methods for deploying Windows 10 such as
Windows Autopilot and provisioning packages. This module also covers tool
used in upgrade planning, application compatibility and migration methods.

Lessons

  • Implementing Windows 10 by using dynamic deployment
  • Implementing Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot
  • Upgrading devices to Windows 10

Lab : Practice Lab - Implementing Windows 10

  • Creating and deploying provisioning package
  • Migrating user settings
  • Deploying Windows 10 with AutoPilot

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Develop an Operating System deployment and upgrade strategy
  • Understand the different methods of deployment.
  • Understand which scenarios on-premise and cloud-based solutions can be
    used for.
  • Deploy and migrate desktops to Windows 10.
  • Plan and configure Windows Update policies.

Module 3: Managing Updates for Windows 10

This module covers managing updates to Windows. This module introduces the
servicing options for Windows 10. Students will learn the different methods
for deploying updates and how to configure windows update policies.

Lessons

  • Implementing Windows 10 by using dynamic deployment
  • Implementing Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot
  • Upgrading devices to Windows 10

Lab : Practice Lab - Managing Updates for Windows 10

  • Manually configuring Windows Update settings
  • Configuring Windows Update by using GPOs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows 10 servicing channels.
  • Configure a Windows update policy using Group Policy settings.
  • Configure Windows Update for Business to deploy OS updates.
  • Use Windows Analytics to assess upgrade readiness and update
    compliance.

Module 4: Course Conclusion

Lessons

  • Final Exam

Lab : Graded Lab

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create a provisioning package.
  • Configure an Autopilot deployment.
  • Describe the tools used for planning upgrades and migrations.
  • Describe the methods used to migrate user data.

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MD-101T02 Managing Modern Desktops and Devices

This 2-day course, as demand for organizations to enable workforces to be
more mobile, a desktop administrator’s role is really is no longer about
just “desktop” management. With BYOD becoming commonplace and the need for
employees to access line of business apps on personal devices, the scope of
desktop administration must include both desktop and mobile devices,
regardless of ownership. During this course, you’ll be introduced to key
components of modern management and co-management strategies. You’ll
examine what it takes to incorporate Microsoft Intune into your
organization and how to use it to manage modern desktops and devices.
You’ll also learn about methods for deployment and management of apps and
browser-based applications.

Audience Profile

The Modern Desktop Administrator deploys, configures, secures, manages, and
monitors devices and client applications in an enterprise environment.
Responsibilities include managing identity, access, policies, updates, and
apps. The MDA collaborates with the M365 Enterprise Administrator to design
and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern
organization.

The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and
must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and
maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on
cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

Prerequisite

The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and
must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and
maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on
cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Understand the benefits and methods of co-management strategies.
  • Configuring Intune
  • Enroll devices in Intune and configure device policies
  • Manage user profiles and folder redirection
  • Plan a mobile application management strategy
  • Manage and deploy apps, including Office 365 ProPlus and Internet
  • Explorer settings

Course Outline

Module 1: Device Enrollment

In this module, students will examine the benefits and prerequisites for
co-management and learn how to plan for it. This module will also cover
Azure AD join and will be introduced to Microsoft Intune, as well as learn
how to configure policies for enrolling devices. The module will conclude
with an overview of device inventory in Intune and reporting using the
Intune console, Power BI and Microsoft Graph.

Lessons

  • Device management options
  • Manage Intune device enrollment and inventory

Lab : Practice Lab - Device Enrollment and Management

  • Installing the MDM Migration Analysis Tool (MMAT)
  • Obtain Intune and Azure AD Premium licenses and enable device
    management
  • Enrolling devices in Intune
  • Managing devices in Intune
  • Creating device inventory reports

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe benefits and methods for migrating to co-management.
  • Deploy an MDM with Microsoft Intune.
  • Configure device enrollment.
  • Enroll desktop and mobile devices in Windows Intune.
  • Configure and downloads inventory reports.

Module 2: Configuring Profiles

This module dives deeper into Intune device profiles including the types of
device profiles and the difference between built-in and custom profiles.
The student will learn about assigning profiles to Azure AD groups and
monitoring devices and profiles in Intune. The module will conclude with an
overview of using Windows Analytics for health and compliance reporting.

Lessons

  • Configuring device profiles
  • Managing user profiles
  • Monitoring devices

Lab : Practice Lab - Managing profiles

  • Configuring roaming user profiles and Folder Redirection
  • Create and deploy device profile based on the scenario
  • Change deployed policy and monitor user and device activity
  • Configuring Enterprise State Roaming

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the types of device profiles.
  • Create and assign device profiles.
  • Configure user profile and folder redirection.
  • Monitor and report on devices using Intune and Windows Analytics.

Module 3: Application Management

In this module, students learn about application management on-premise and
cloud-based solutions. This module will cover how to manage Office 365
ProPlus deployments in Intune as well as how to manage apps on non-enrolled
devices. The module will conclude with an overview of Enterprise Mode with
Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge and tracking your installed
applications, licenses, and assigned apps using Intune.

Lessons

  • Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM)
  • Deploying and updating applications
  • Administering applications

Lab : Practice Lab - Managing Applications

  • Deploying apps by using Intune
  • Configure and deploy Office 365 ProPlus from Intune
  • Configure mobile application management (MAM) policies in Intune

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the methods for application management.
  • Deploy applications using Intune and Group Policy.
  • Configure Microsoft Store for Business.
  • Deploy Office365 ProPlus using Intune.
  • Manage and report application inventory and licenses.
  • Configure Internet Explorer Enterprise Mode.

Module 4: Course Conclusion

Lessons

  • Final Exam

Lab : Graded Lab

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the types of device profiles.
  • Create and assign device profiles.
  • Configure user profile and folder redirection.
  • Monitor and report on devices using Intune and Windows Analytics.

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MD-101T03 Protecting Modern Desktops and Devices

This 1-day course, every day, more organizations are asking IT to support
mobility in the workforce. Modern environments require the Desktop
Administrator be able to manage and support phones, tablets, and computers,
whether it be owned by the organization or personally owned by the
employee. At the same time, IT must still be able to protect the data that
these devices access. In this course, the student will be introduced to the
key concepts of security in modern management. This course covers
authentication, identities, and access, as well as about how to protect
these categories. The student will be introduced to Azure Active Directory
and learn how to use Microsoft Intune to protect devices and data with
compliance policies. Finally, this course will cover key capabilities of
Azure Information Protection and Windows Defender Advanced Threat
Protection and how to implement these capabilities.

Audience Profile

The Modern Desktop Administrator deploys, configures, secures, manages, and
monitors devices and client applications in an enterprise environment.
Responsibilities include managing identity, access, policies, updates, and
apps. The MDA collaborates with the M365 Enterprise Administrator to design
and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern
organization.

The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and
must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and
maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on
cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

Prerequisite

The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and
must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and
maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on
cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the benefits and capabilities of Azure AD.
  • Manage users using Azure AD with Active Directory DS.
  • Implement Windows Hello for Business.
  • Configure conditional access rules based on compliance policies.
  • Describe the various tools used to secure devices and data.
  • Implement Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection.

Course Outline

Module 1: Managing Authentication in Azure AD

In this module, students well be introduced to the concept of directory in
the cloud with Azure AD. Students will learn the similarities and
differences between Azure AD and Active Directory DS and how to synchronize
between the two. Students will explore identity management in Azure AD and
learn about identity protection using Windows Hello for Business, as well
as Azure AD Identity Protection and multi-factor authentication. The module
will conclude with securely accessing corporate resources and introduce
concepts such as Always On VPN and remote connectivity in Windows 10.

Lessons

  • Azure AD Overview
  • Managing identities in Azure AD
  • Protecting identities in Azure AD
  • Managing device authentication
  • Enabling corporate access


Lab : Practice Lab - Managing objects and authentication in Azure AD

  • Enabling and configuring Azure AD Premium with Enterprise Mobility +
    Security (EMS) tenant
  • Creating user and group objects with UI and Windows PowerShell
  • Configuring Self-service password reset (SSPR) for user accounts in
    Azure AD
  • Joining a device to Azure AD

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the capabilities of Azure AD.
  • Manage users using Azure AD with Active Directory DS.
  • Implement Windows Hello for Business.
  • Join devices to Azure AD.
  • Describe methods of enabling access from external networks.

Module 2: Managing Devices and Device Policies

In this module, students will be introduced to managing device security
with Intune. Students will discover how Intune can use device profiles to
manage configuration of devices to protect data on a device. Students will
learn how to create and deploy compliance policies and use compliance
policies for conditional access. The module concludes with monitoring
devices enrolled in Intune.

Lessons

  • Microsoft Intune Overview
  • Managing devices with Intune
  • Implement device compliance policies

Lab : Practice Lab - Managing devices

  • Configuring Microsoft Intune for device management
  • Configuring compliance policies and device profiles
  • Enrolling Windows 10 devices and managing compliance

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe mobile device management with Intune.
  • Create and assign device profiles to protect data on devices.
  • Deploy compliance and conditional access policies.
  • Use Intune to monitor device compliance.

Module 3: Managing Security

In this module, students will learn about data protection. Topics will
include Windows & Azure Information Protection, and various encryption
technologies supported in Windows 10. This module also covers key
capabilities of Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and how to
implement these capabilities on devices in your organization. The module
concludes using Windows Defender and using functionalities such as
antivirus, firewall and Credential Guard.

Lessons

  • Implement device data protection
  • Managing Windows Defender ATP
  • Managing Windows Defender in Windows 10

Lab : Practice Lab - Managing Security in Windows 10

  • Configuring Encrypting File System (EFS)
  • Configuring BitLocker
  • Configuring a WIP policy in Intune
  • Configuring Windows Defender

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the methods protecting device data.
  • Describe the capabilities and benefits of Windows ATP
  • Deploy and manage settings for Windows Defender clients.

Module 4: Course Conclusion

Lessons

  • Final Exam

Lab : Graded Lab

We look forward to your great success!

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10011MD-101 Managing Modern Desktops