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Managing Modern Desktops (MD-101)

If you have passed Exam 70-698 before it expired on March 31, 2019, you only need to take one exam (MD-101) on or before July 31, 2019 to earn the Modern Desktop certification. Starting August 1, 2019, both MD-100 and MD-101 are required exams and the only path to earn a Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.

  • Course Objective
  • Who Can Benefit
  • Prerequisites
  • Syllabus
  • Deploy and update operating systems
  • Manage and protect devices
  • Manage policies and profile
  • Manage apps and data
  • Administrators who deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. 
  • Students must be well-known with M365 workloads and must be skilled and experienced in deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices and technologies
Day 1 & 2

Module 1: Planning an Operating System Deployment Strategy

This module explains how to plan and implement a deployment strategy. It covers various methods and scenarios for deploying Windows. It discusses on-premise and cloud technologies as well as considerations for new deployments, upgrading, and migrations.

Lessons

Overview of Windows as a service
Windows 10 Deployment options
Considerations for Windows 10 deployment

Lab : Practice Lab - Planning Windows 10 deployment

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe Windows as a Service.
Describe the different methods for deployment.
Understand the differences between on-premise and cloud-based solutions.
Describe methods of dynamic provisioning.
Describe the different tools available in the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit.
Describe the scenarios and limitations for in-place upgrades and migrations.

Module 2: Implementing Windows 10

This module covers new modern methods for deploying Windows 10 such as Windows Autopilot and provisioning packages. This module also covers tool used in upgrade planning, application compatibility and migration methods.

Lessons

Implementing Windows 10 by using dynamic deployment
Implementing Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot
Upgrading devices to Windows 10

Lab : Practice Lab - Implementing Windows 10

Creating and deploying provisioning package
Migrating user settings
Deploying Windows 10 with AutoPilot

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

Develop an Operating System deployment and upgrade strategy
Understand the different methods of deployment.
Understand which scenarios on-premise and cloud-based solutions can be used for.
Deploy and migrate desktops to Windows 10.
Plan and configure Windows Update policies.

Module 3: Managing Updates for Windows 10

This module covers managing updates to Windows. This module introduces the servicing options for Windows 10. Students will learn the different methods for deploying updates and how to configure windows update policies.

Lessons

Updating Windows 10
Windows Update for Business
Introduction to Windows Analytics

Lab : Practice Lab - Managing Updates for Windows 10

Manually configuring Windows Update settings
Configuring Windows Update by using GPOs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the Windows 10 servicing channels.
Configure a Windows update policy using Group Policy settings.
Configure Windows Update for Business to deploy OS updates.
Use Windows Analytics to assess upgrade readiness and update compliance.

Module 4: Course Conclusion

Lessons

Final Exam

Lab : Graded Lab

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Create a provisioning package.
Configure an Autopilot deployment.
Describe the tools used for planning upgrades and migrations.
Describe the methods used to migrate user data.


Day 3 & 4

Module 1: Device Enrollment

In this module, students will examine the benefits and prerequisites for co-management and learn how to plan for it. This module will also cover Azure AD join and will be introduced to Microsoft Intune, as well as learn how to configure policies for enrolling devices. The module will conclude with an overview of device inventory in Intune and reporting using the Intune console, Power BI and Microsoft Graph.

Lessons

Device management options
Manage Intune device enrollment and inventory

Lab : Practice Lab - Device Enrollment and Management

Installing the MDM Migration Analysis Tool (MMAT)
Obtain Intune and Azure AD Premium licenses and enable device management
Enrolling devices in Intune
Managing devices in Intune
Creating device inventory reports

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe benefits and methods for migrating to co-management.
Deploy an MDM with Microsoft Intune.
Configure device enrollment.
Enroll desktop and mobile devices in Windows Intune.
Configure and downloads inventory reports.

Module 2: Configuring Profiles

This module dives deeper into Intune device profiles including the types of device profiles and the difference between built-in and custom profiles. The student will learn about assigning profiles to Azure AD groups and monitoring devices and profiles in Intune. The module will conclude with an overview of using Windows Analytics for health and compliance reporting.

Lessons

Configuring device profiles
Managing user profiles
Monitoring devices

Lab : Practice Lab - Managing profiles

Configuring roaming user profiles and Folder Redirection
Create and deploy device profile based on the scenario
Change deployed policy and monitor user and device activity
Configuring Enterprise State Roaming

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the types of device profiles.
Create and assign device profiles.
Configure user profile and folder redirection.
Monitor and report on devices using Intune and Windows Analytics.

Module 3: Application Management

In this module, students learn about application management on-premise and cloud-based solutions. This module will cover how to manage Office 365 ProPlus deployments in Intune as well as how to manage apps on non-enrolled devices. The module will conclude with an overview of Enterprise Mode with Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge and tracking your installed applications, licenses, and assigned apps using Intune.

Lessons

Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM)
Deploying and updating applications
Administering applications

Lab : Practice Lab - Managing Applications

Deploying apps by using Intune
Configure and deploy Office 365 ProPlus from Intune
Configure mobile application management (MAM) policies in Intune

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the methods for application management.
Deploy applications using Intune and Group Policy.
Configure Microsoft Store for Business.
Deploy Office365 ProPlus using Intune.
Manage and report application inventory and licenses.
Configure Internet Explorer Enterprise Mode.

Module 4: Course Conclusion

Lessons

Final Exam

Lab : Graded Lab

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the types of device profiles.
Create and assign device profiles.
Configure user profile and folder redirection.
Monitor and report on devices using Intune and Windows Analytics.

Day 5

Module 1: Managing Authentication in Azure AD

In this module, students well be introduced to the concept of directory in the cloud with Azure AD. Students will learn the similarities and differences between Azure AD and Active Directory DS and how to synchronize between the two. Students will explore identity management in Azure AD and learn about identity protection using Windows Hello for Business, as well as Azure AD Identity Protection and multi-factor authentication. The module will conclude with securely accessing corporate resources and introduce concepts such as Always On VPN and remote connectivity in Windows 10.

Lessons

Azure AD Overview
Managing identities in Azure AD
Protecting identities in Azure AD
Managing device authentication
Enabling corporate access

Lab : Practice Lab - Managing objects and authentication in Azure AD

Enabling and configuring Azure AD Premium with Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) tenant
Creating user and group objects with UI and Windows PowerShell
Configuring Self-service password reset (SSPR) for user accounts in Azure AD
Joining a device to Azure AD

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the capabilities of Azure AD.
Manage users using Azure AD with Active Directory DS.
Implement Windows Hello for Business.
Join devices to Azure AD.
Describe methods of enabling access from external networks.

Module 2: Managing Devices and Device Policies

In this module, students will be introduced to managing device security with Intune. Students will discover how Intune can use device profiles to manage configuration of devices to protect data on a device. Students will learn how to create and deploy compliance policies and use compliance policies for conditional access. The module concludes with monitoring devices enrolled in Intune.

Lessons

Microsoft Intune Overview
Managing devices with Intune
Implement device compliance policies

Lab : Practice Lab - Managing devices

Configuring Microsoft Intune for device management
Configuring compliance policies and device profiles
Enrolling Windows 10 devices and managing compliance

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe mobile device management with Intune.
Create and assign device profiles to protect data on devices.
Deploy compliance and conditional access policies.
Use Intune to monitor device compliance.

Module 3: Managing Security

In this module, students will learn about data protection. Topics will include Windows & Azure Information Protection, and various encryption technologies supported in Windows 10. This module also covers key capabilities of Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and how to implement these capabilities on devices in your organization. The module concludes using Windows Defender and using functionalities such as antivirus, firewall and Credential Guard.

Lessons

Implement device data protection
Managing Windows Defender ATP
Managing Windows Defender in Windows 10

Lab : Practice Lab - Managing Security in Windows 10

Configuring Encrypting File System (EFS)
Configuring BitLocker
Configuring a WIP policy in Intune
Configuring Windows Defender

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the methods protecting device data.
Describe the capabilities and benefits of Windows ATP
Deploy and manage settings for Windows Defender clients.

Module 4: Course Conclusion

Lessons
Final Exam
Lab : Graded Lab
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  • Course Code: MD-101
  • Duration : 5 Days
  • Certified by: Microsoft

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