Configuring & Supporting Windows 8.1

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Course Number: 20687-20688D


Gain the knowledge and skills you need to configure and support Windows 8.1 operating system in a Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 networking environment. 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 customize Windows 8.1 operating systems and apps, integrate and control access to domains and cloud services, and migrate and synchronize settings across multiple devices. In addition, you will learn how to implement mobile security and customize 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. You will learn how to optimize security and provide controlled access from Windows 8.1 PCs and devices to specified resources through Workplace Join services and Work Folders.

Through this instructor led, five day Microsoft Official Course, with extensive hands-on labs you will learn how key components of the Windows Operating system work in order to aid in troubleshooting system problems. How to identify and resolve issues with networking, Windows Store apps, security, group policy, Internet Explorer, remote access, and support of mobile devices.

This course is also designed to prepare certification candidates for Exams 70-687 & 70-688


Before attending this course, students must have:
-At least two years of experience in the IT field
-Knowledge of networking fundamentals, including Transmission ControlProtocol /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 the certificate security and working knowledge of the fundamentals of Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS); Understanding of Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 fundamentals; Understanding of Microsoft Windows Client essentials; Basic understanding of Windows PowerShell syntax; Basic awareness of Windows deployment tools (Windows ADK components: Windows PE, Windows SIM, VAMT, ImageX, USMT, and DISM concepts and fundamentals) but no actual prerequisite skills with the specific tools are assumed

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