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Microsoft Windows 8.1: Managing Configuring and Maintaining Part 1

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Windows 8.1 includes a number of new technologies relating to deployment including Windows To Go and the ability to natively boot from a virtual hard disk file. Windows 8.1 also includes new technologies for managing applications, such as Client Hyper-V, and a plethora of new group policy settings for IE 11. This course covers installation and migration strategies for Windows 8.1, and also covers application installation, management, and compatibility management for Windows 8.1 systems. This course is one of a series which cover the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-688: Supporting Windows 8.1. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification.
  • identify the operating requirements of Windows To Go
  • identify the methods of implementing virtualization in Windows 8.1
  • identify boot manager options when booting from a VHD
  • identify the usage scenarios for and benefits of using App-V
  • differentiate between update methods
  • identify new group policy settings for managing Internet Explorer 11
  • understand how to plan and design a Windows 8 installation strategy
Windows 8.1 provides a number of solutions to integrate with cloud services such as Office 365. In this course, we will look at the considerations for deploying cloud services, as well as how to manage store based and custom apps. The course also covers considerations for the management of user profiles and their content. This course is one of a series which cover the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-688: Supporting Windows 8.1. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification.
  • recognize the considerations you should take when planning a roll out of Office 365
  • describe how to install a Windows Store app in Windows 8.1
  • match the different profile types that can be used in Windows 8.1 with their correct descriptions
  • recognize the requirements for synchronizing content between two devices
  • match the UE-V components to their correct descriptions
  • implement cloud services in Windows 8.1
A primary Windows 8.1 administration task is managing network connectivity and networked machines when on and off network. In this course we’ll cover IP addressing and network connectivity, including wireless networking, remote access, VPNs and DirectAccess, and the processes and procedures of Windows 8.1 authentication and authorization. This course is one of a series which cover the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-688: Supporting Windows 8.1. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification.
  • distinguish between IPv4 and IPv6
  • recognize the characteristics of different wireless standards
  • specify how to configure a firewall rule in a given scenario
  • determine which tunneling protocol to use in a given scenario
  • recognize server and client requirements for DirectAccess
  • determine the most appropriate remote option to use in a given troubleshooting scenario
  • choose the most appropriate authentication technique to use in a given scenario
  • determine the best security model to use in a given scenario
  • choose the most appropriate Microsoft user account for a given scenario
  • manage the networking and remote access issues associated with a Windows 8.1 rollout
Storage management has been completely overhauled in Windows 8.1, particularly with the addition of storage spaces, which you can use to simply create fault tolerant arrays which can be dynamically expanded and thinly provisioned. Data security options in Windows 8.1 include EFS for encrypting single files and folders and BitLocker full drive encryption. This course covers data storage and security management in Windows 8.1. This course is one of a series which cover the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-688: Supporting Windows 8.1. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification.
  • identify how to initialize and format Windows 8.1 storage
  • identify the appropriate type of resiliency to use in a given scenario
  • identify PowerShell commands used to configure the BranchCache in Window 8.1
  • differentiate between NTFS permissions
  • use encryption in Windows 8.1
  • identify the requirements for using BitLocker
  • manage storage data in Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1 has wider support for mobile devices than ever. This course covers the range of Windows 8.1 mobility, how to monitor and troubleshoot mobile issues, and also network printing. This course is one of a series which cover the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-688: Supporting Windows 8.1. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification.
  • match the Resource Monitor tab to the activity it measures
  • manage print servers in Windows 8.1
  • manage Windows RT in a given scenario
  • identify Windows 8.1 broadband functions
  • manage mobile devices and network printing in Windows 8.1

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