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Exam MD-101 Managing Modern Desktops, Second Edition (Video), 2nd Edition

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  • Copyright 2022
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-783469-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-783469-3

7+ Hours of Video Instruction

Includes coverage of the November 2021 exam updates!
More than 7 hours of video instruction to help you manage your organizations Windows desktops and prepare for Exam MD-101 Managing Modern Desktops; one of the exams required to achieve Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate.

This engaging, self-paced instructional video course demonstrates how to deploy and upgrade operating systems, manage policies and profiles, manage and protect devices, and manage apps and data. If youre planning to take Exam MD-101 Managing Modern Desktops, this video course covers the exam objective domains published by Microsoft in a logical way for learning the technology and preparing for the exam.

Throughout each lesson, Microsoft certified trainer and technical author Andrew Warren describes key concepts and puts them into action with demonstrations and real-world scenarios.

Learn How To

  • Deploy and upgrade operating systems
  • Manage policies and profiles
  • Manage and protect devices
  • Manage apps and data

Who Should Take This Course

  • IT professionals who deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment
  • IT professionals who manage identity, access, policies, updates, and apps
  • IT professionals who want to explore new and updated features in Windows
  • Candidates preparing for Exam MD-101 Managing Modern Desktops

Course Requirements

  • Experience deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices
  • Familiarity with M365 workloads

Sample Content

Table of Contents


Lesson 1: Plan Windows 10 Deployment
Learning objectives
1.1 Assess infrastructure readiness
1.2 Evaluate and select an appropriate deployment option
1.3 Plan upgrade and downgrade paths
1.4 Plan app compatibility
1.5 Plan for user state

Lesson 2: Plan and Implement Windows 10 by Using Windows Autopilot
Learning objectives
2.1 Choose method based on requirements
2.2 Create and assign deployment profiles
2.3 Extract and upload device hardware information
2.4 Deploy Windows 10
2.5 Troubleshoot deployment

Lesson 3: Plan and Implement Windows 10 Using MDT
Learning objectives
3.1 Choose configuration options
3.2 Create and manage images
3.3 Manage app and driver deployment
3.4 Create and use task sequences
3.5 Deploy images
3.6 Monitor and troubleshoot deployment

Lesson 4: Manage Accounts, VPN Connections, and Certificates
Learning objectives
4.1 Secure privileged accounts
4.2 Configure VPN client
4.3 Configure and manage certificates on client devices

Lesson 5: Implement Device Compliance Policies
Learning objectives
5.1 Plan device compliance policies
5.2 Implement compliance policies
5.3 Manage compliance policies

Lesson 6: Configure Device Profiles
Learning objectives
6.1 Plan device profiles
6.2 Implement device profiles
6.3 Manage device profiles

Lesson 7: Manage User Profiles
Learning objectives
7.1 Configure user profiles
7.2 Configure sync settings
7.3 Implement Folder Redirection
7.4 Implement OneDrive Known Folder Move

Lesson 8: Implement and Manage Device, Application, and Threat Protection
Learning objectives
8.1 Implement Microsoft Defender Credential Guard
8.2 Implement Microsoft Defender Exploit Guard
8.3 Implement Microsoft Defender Application Guard
8.4 Implement Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
8.5 Integrate Microsoft Defender Application Control
8.6 Manage Microsoft Defender Antivirus
8.7 Protect devices using Endpoint Security
8.8 Manage enterprise-level disk encryption
8.9 Implement security baselines in Intune

Lesson 9: Manage Microsoft Intune Devices
Learning objectives
9.1 Configure enrollment settings in Microsoft Intune
9.2 Enroll Windows devices
9.3 Enroll non-Windows devices
9.4 Review device inventory

Lesson 10: Monitor Devices
Learning objectives
10.1 Monitor device inventory reports using Endpoint Manager admin center
10.2 Monitor devices using Azure Monitor, Desktop Analytics, and Endpoint Analytics

Lesson 11: Manage Updates
Learning objectives
11.1 Plan for Windows Updates
11.2 Deploy Windows Updates
11.3 Monitor Windows 10 Updates

Lesson 12: Deploy and Update Applications
Learning objectives
12.1 Deploy apps with Intune
12.2 Deploy apps with Microsoft Store for Business
12.3 Enable sideloading
12.4 Deploy apps with WCD
12.5 Implement kiosk devices
12.6 Plan and deploy Microsoft 365 Apps

Lesson 13: Implement Mobile Application Management
Learning objectives
13.1 Plan and implement App Protection policies
13.2 Plan and implement App Configuration policies
13.3 Secure data in Microsoft 365



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