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Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows 8 (MOC-20689)

MOC-20689 (3 Days)

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Microsoft Windows 8 Training Overview

This Microsoft Certified Training course, Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows 8 (MOC 20689), teaches students how to support Windows 8.1 in a Windows Server domain environment with managed access to the Internet and cloud services. Attendees learn how to install and customize Windows 8.1 operating systems and apps, as well as how to migrate user state and settings. This course is preparation for Exam 70-689.

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In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Microsoft Windows 8 Training Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the solutions and features related to managing Windows 8.1 in an enterprise network environment.
  • Install Windows 8.1 and upgrade previous versions of Windows to Windows 8.1.
  • Configure and manage Windows 8.1 by using Windows PowerShell, Group Policy, and Windows Intune.
  • Implement an application strategy for Windows 8.1.
  • Manage non-domain member devices and provide resource access for these devices.
  • Secure Windows 8.1 devices by using appropriate tools and technologies.
  • Configure remote access for computers running Windows 8.1.
  • Monitor and recover Windows 8.1.
  • Implement Client Hyper-V in Windows 8.1.

Microsoft Windows 8 Training Outline

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Introduction
Windows 8.1 in an Enterprise Network Environment
  • Managing Windows 8.1 in an Enterprise Environment
  • Overview of Windows 8.1
Installing and Upgrading to Windows 8.1
  • Preparing to Install and Deploy Windows 8.1
  • Installing Windows 8.1
  • Volume Activation for Windows 8.1
  • Migrating User State and Settings
Configuring and Managing Windows 8.1
  • Tools Used to Perform Local and Remote Management of Windows 8.1
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Configure and Manage Windows 8.1
  • Using Group Policy to Manage Windows 8.1
  • Administering Windows 8.1 by Using Windows Intune
  • Configuring User State Virtualization
Implementing an Application Strategy for Windows 8.1
  • Application Deployment Options in Windows 8.1
  • Managing Windows Store Apps
  • Configuring Internet Explorer Settings
  • Configuring Application Restrictions in an Enterprise
Managing Devices and Resource Access
  • Options for Managing Non-Domain Member Devices
  • Configuring Workplace Join
  • Configuring Work Folders and Remote Business Data Removal
Securing Windows 8.1 Devices
  • Authentication and Authorization in Windows 8.1
  • Securing Data by Using BitLocker
  • Configuring UAC
  • Guarding Against Malware
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
Configuring Remote Access
  • Overview of DirectAccess
  • Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Configuring VPN Access
Monitoring and Recovering Windows 8.1
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Performance in Windows 8.1
  • Troubleshooting Windows 8.1 Startup
  • Recovery Options in Windows 8.1
Implementing Client Hyper-V in Windows 8.1
  • Overview of Client Hyper-V
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Hard Disks
  • Managing Checkpoints
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

MOC-20689

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

All students must have:

  • Technical knowledge of networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management
  • Understanding of the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components and working knowledge of the fundamentals of Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Client fundamentals; for example, working knowledge of Windows 7
  • Knowledge of Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) components including Windows PE, Windows System Image Manager (SIM), Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT), ImageX, User State Migration Tool (USMT), and Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) concepts and fundamentals

Training Materials:

All Microsoft training students receive Microsoft official courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

When you call us about purchasing this class, we will provide a live demo of the online lab environment so that you may explore the web browser interface in more detail.

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