Microsoft 365 - Modern Desktop Administrator Associate

Hours: 90 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $1,939.00

Course Overview:

The Microsoft MD-100 - Windows 10 certification measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: deploy Windows; manage devices and data; configure connectivity; and maintain Windows.

Gain hands-on experience to pass the Microsoft MD-101 certification exam with the Managing Managing Modern Desktops (MD-101) course and lab. The lab is cloud-based, device-enabled, and can easily be integrated with an LMS. The MD-101 course and lab comprehensively cover the Microsoft MD-101 certification exam objectives and provide the knowledge required to manage security, devices, and authentication; configure audit, plan and manage Microsoft Intune, and more. The MD-101 training course also will help you learn how to install and update Windows 10.

This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students develop the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs.  This cloud based lab solution uses real equipment that enables our students to execute each practical task in a safe environment that is accessible from anywhere without needing to buy their own hardware or risk damage to their own system.

Along with providing the necessary hardware in a virtual environment, students gain access to high quality practical exercises that cover many of the exam topics they will encounter on their certifying exams.

This course bundle prepares a student to take the Microsoft MD-100 - Windows 10 and the Microsoft MD-101 - Managing Modern Desktops national certification exams.

Course Outline:

Microsoft MD-100 - Windows 10 Curriculum:
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Windows 10 Installation
  • Understanding the Basics
  • Windows 10 Architecture
  • Preparing to Install Windows 10
  • Installing Windows 10
  • Understanding Automated Deployment Options
  • Deploying Unattended Installations
  • Windows Update
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 3: Configuring Users
  • Understanding User Accounts
  • Working with User Accounts
  • Managing User Properties
  • Troubleshooting User Account Authentication
  • Managing and Creating Groups
  • Managing Security Using GPOs and LGPOs
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Understanding Smart Cards
  • Configuring Remote Management
  • Using PowerShell
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 4: Managing Data
  • Managing File and Folder Security
  • Managing Network Access
  • Understanding Hardware Security
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 5: Managing the Windows 10 Environment
  • Managing Windows
  • Configuring Mobility Options
  • Managing Windows 10 Services
  • Configuring Internet Browsers
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 6: Configuring Security and Devices
  • Understanding Filesystems
  • Configuring NTFS
  • Configuring Hardware
  • Managing I/O Devices
  • Configuring Windows Defender Firewall
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 7: Configuring Network Connectivity
  • Understanding the Basics
  • Configuring NIC Devices
  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 8: Configuring Recovery
  • Understanding Recovery
  • Knowing the Startup/Boot Options
  • Maintaining Windows 10 with Backup and Restore
  • Using System Protection
  • Monitoring Windows
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
MD-100 Windows 10 Practice Labs
  • Install Windows 10 Language Packs
  • Migrate User Data
  • Install Windows 10 with WDS
  • Upgrade to Windows 10 using MDT
  • Manage Windows Images with Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit
  • Configure Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer
  • Manage Windows Desktop
  • Manage Devices and Printers
  • Administer Users and Groups
  • Manage File System Security
  • Implement Local Policy and Domain Group Policy
  • Manage Windows Registry
  • Manage User Account Control Settings
  • Secure Windows 10 with Windows Defender Firewall
  • Configure Connection Security Rules in Windows Defender Firewall
  • Implement Encrypting File System
  • Configure Windows 10 VPN Client Part 1
  • Configure Windows 10 VPN Client Part 2
  • Configure Windows 10 VPN Client Part 3
  • Configure Windows 10 VPN Client Part 4
  • Configure Windows 10 Remote Administration
  • Implement Windows PowerShell Remoting and Remote Assistance
  • Manage Windows 10 Backup and Restore
  • Manage Windows 10 Recovery and Startup Issues
  • Manage Windows Updates
  • Configure and Analyze Windows Event Logs
  • Collect Windows 10 System Performance Metrics
  • Manage Remote Desktop Access
  • Troubleshoot Common Network Problems
Microsoft MD-101 - Managing Modern Desktops Curriculum:
Chapter 1: Introduction
  • The Microsoft Certification Program
  • Who Should Read This Course?
  • What's Inside?
  • Objective Mapping
Chapter 2: Installing and Updating Windows 10
  • Understanding the Basics
  • Understanding the Windows 10 Architecture
  • Preparing to Install Windows 10
  • Installing Windows 10
  • Understanding Automated Deployment Options
  • Deploying Unattended Installations
  • Deploying with Windows Autopilot
  • Understanding Windows Updates
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 3: Managing Authentication
  • Active Directory vs. Azure Active Directory
  • Managing Hybrid Networks
  • Implementing Active Directory Federation Services
  • Using PowerShell Commands
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 4: Managing Devices
  • Understanding File Systems
  • Configuring NTFS
  • Configuring Disk Storage
  • Using the Disk Management Utility
  • Managing Storage
  • Windows 10 Devices in Azure
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 5: Planning and Managing Microsoft Intune
  • Managing Devices with Microsoft Intune
  • Supporting Applications
  • Understanding Updates
  • PowerShell Commands
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 6: Managing Security
  • Managing Windows Security
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Managing Security
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 7: Configuring Auditing
  • Monitoring Windows
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

All necessary course materials are included.

Certification(s):

This course bundle prepares a student to take the Microsoft MD-100 - Windows 10 and the Microsoft MD-101 - Managing Modern Desktops national certification exams.   Upon completion of the two exams, the certification of Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate will be achieved.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.


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