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Configuring Windows 8.1


Introduction

Get expert instruction and hands-on practice administering and configuring Windows 8.1 in this five-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who have knowledge and experience administering Windows PCs and devices in a domain environment with managed access to the Internet. You will learn the skills you need to administer Windows 8.1 in a Windows Server domain environment and also provide secure, managed access to users from their non-domain joined Windows devices. You will learn how to install and customise Windows 8.1 operating systems and apps, integrate and control access to domains and cloud services, and migrate and synchronise settings across multiple devices. In addition, you will learn how to implement mobile security and customise configurations using Windows management tools including Group Policy and Windows PowerShell. You will also learn how to configure user settings and profiles, local and remote network connectivity, Client Hyper-V, virtual apps, and Internet Explorer 11. Finally, you will learn how to optimise security and provide controlled access from Windows 8.1 PCs and devices to specified resources through Workplace Join services and Work Folders. This course is also designed to prepare certification candidates for Exam 70-687, Configuring Windows 8.1. As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment. NOTE: This course is based on Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition with domain services provided by Windows Server 2012 R2. 

Outcomes

After completing this course, students will gain the skills to:

  • describe solutions and features related to managing Windows 8.1 in an enterprise network environment
  • determine requirements and perform the tasks for installing and deploying Windows 8.1
  • manage profiles and user state between Windows devices
  • determine the most appropriate management tools to configure Windows 8.1 settings
  • configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers in a Windows 8.1 system
  • Configure network connectivity
  • configure resource connectivity for both domain-joined and non-domain joined PCs and devices
  • implement Windows 8.1 technologies to secure network connections
  • configure file, folder, and printer access
  • implement tools and technologies that can help secure Windows 8.1 PCs and devices
  • configure and control desktop apps, Windows Store apps, and virtual apps
  • optimise and maintain Windows 8.1 PCs and devices
  • configure mobile computer settings and to enable remote access
  • determine how to recover Windows 8.1 from various failures
  • describe and configure Client Hyper-V.

Onsite training?

If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.




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