70-688: Supporting Windows 8.1

70-688: Supporting Windows 8.1
Brand: Microsoft
Product Code: MS70-688
Availability: In Stock
Price: R650.00

70-688: Supporting Windows 8.1

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This 2KO Africa new Managing and Maintaining Windows 8 training course provides full coverage of the skills required to plan and implement the installation, maintenance and management of Windows 8. This course also provides knowledge and skills on the methods used for installation, remote management using bundled tools, networking, access control, endpoint protection and user authentication. These courses are also available as instructor led courses in Cape Town.

This new course from 2KO Africa provides you the needed training for managing and maintaining Windows 8, as well as profiles, settings, file/print resources, Windows Store apps, desktop apps, mobile device management with Windows Intune and more.

This course brings together all the management features of using Windows 8. You can trust in 2KO Africa to bring you coverage on everything you need to be successful on exam 70-688.

Some of the skills you will learn in this class are: 

  • Plan and implement local and remote management methods
  • Plan and implement Windows 8 recovery solutions
  • Configure cloud services and manage Windows 8 clients with Windows Intune
  • Manage and maintain Windows Store apps and desktop apps
  • Manage and maintain remote access and extranet connectivity
  • Manage user settings, profiles, file resources and print resources
  • Implement encryption and maintain endpoint security
  • Manage user authentication and intranet connectivity
  • Plan and implement Windows 8 installation methods

Microsoft 70-688: Managing and Maintaining Windows 8

Course Outline

Module 1

  • Course Introduction
  • Instructor Info
  • Course Overview
  • Audience Profile and Prerequisites
  • Certification Overview
  • Chapter Review

Module 2

  • Windows 8 Course
  • Lab Setup
  • Server and Clients and Presentation Types

Module 3

  • Windows 8 Designing Installation Strategy
  • Windows 8 Editions
  • Windows 8 Requirements
  • Upgrade and Migration Limitations
  • Windows 8 Installation Option Types
  • Additional Considerations
  • Tools
  • System Image Manager
  • Activating Windows 8
  • Chapter Review

Module 4

  • Windows 8 Installation Strategy
  • Installation Basics
  • Installation Via Image
  • Image Tools
  • DISM Image Management
  • Disk Management
  • Virtual Hard Disks
  • System Cloning
  • Chapter Review

Module 5

  • Windows 8 Installation Alternatives: Virtual and Portable
  • Installation Alternatives
  • Remote Desktop Services RDS
  • Client Hyper V
  • VDI
  • Windows to GO
  • Dual Boot
  • Boot to VHD
  • Configuring Boot to VHD
  • Chapter Review

Module 6

  • Windows 8 Installation Via Migration
  • Migration Basics
  • Upgrade and Migration Limitations
  • Key Steps to Upgrade and Migration
  • Profiles
  • Windows 8 Installation Migration Profile Options
  • Windows Easy Transfer (WET)
  • User State Migration Tool (USMT)
  • USMT Scan and Load State
  • Chapter Review

Module 7

  • Windows 8 Installation and Management Tools
  • Monitoring Tools
  • Administration Tools
  • Server Tools
  • Deployment Tools
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Remoting Tools
  • Group Policy Object
  • Scripting
  • Enterprise Management
  • Task Manager Tool
  • Computer Management Tool
  • Performance Monitor
  • Reliability Monitor
  • Windows PowerShell
  • PowerShell ISE
  • Chapter Review

Module 8

  • Windows 8 Networking 101
  • Networks Defined
  • Network Protocols
  • Wired and Wireless Networks
  • Network Access Protection
  • Networking Demonstration
  • Chapter Review

Module 9

  • Windows 8 Networking IPv4
  • IPv4 Basics
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • IPv4 Subnetting
  • Network (Adapter) Settings
  • Subnet Calculators
  • Chapter Review

Module 10

  • Windows 8 Networking IPv6
  • Protocol Migration from IPv4 to IPv6
  • IPv6 Basics
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • IP Tools
  • IPv6 Network Settings Details
  • IPv6 Calculator
  • Chapter Review

Module 11

  • Windows 8 Networking VPN
  • Virtual Private Network
  • VPN Types
  • Methods or Protocols for Connection
  • VPN Creation and Configuration
  • VPN Reconnect
  • Additional Components
  • Connection Manager Administration Kit (CMAK)
  • Connection Manager Administration Kit (CMAK) Setup
  • Chapter Review

Module 12

  • Windows 8 Networking Direct Access
  • What is Direct Access?
  • DA Features
  • DA Server and Client Side Parts
  • Name Resolution Policy Table
  • Network Connectivity: Internally and Externally
  • DA Setup
  • Chapter Review

Module 13

  • Windows 8 Security, Network and Local
  • Network Security 101
  • Layered Defense and Areas of Concern
  • Firewall
  • User Access Control and Elevated Permissions
  • windows 8 Security Features
  • Local Security Groups and Credential Manager
  • Windows Updates
  • MBSA and Windows Defender
  • Chapter Review

Module 14

  • Windows 8 Security
  • AAA Security
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Accounting
  • Types of Authentication
  • Windows Secure Log in
  • Security Principals
  • Domain Access
  • Domain Accounts
  • Chapter Review

Module 15

  • Windows 8 Application Deployment
  • Application Basics
  • Group Policy Objects
  • GPO Target and Distribution Point
  • Assign Vs. Publish
  • GPO Drawbacks
  • GPO Application Deployment
  • Remote Applications
  • Delivery Methods
  • App-V
  • App-V Sequencer Basics
  • App Locker
  • Chapter Review

Module 16

  • Windows 8 Application Deployment
  • Cloud Applications
  • Cloud Service
  • Cloud Application Solutions
  • Cloud Storage
  • Cloud Service Concerns
  • SkyDrive
  • Windows Applications and Windows App Store
  • Sideloading Applications
  • Windows Store
  • Office 365
  • Chapter Review

Module 17

  • Windows 8 Application Compatibility
  • Application Compatibility Basics
  • OS Migration
  • Permission Issues
  • Windows Tools
  • ACT 6.0
  • Hyper-V
  • SHIM
  • App Compatibility
  • Chapter Review

Module 18

  • Windows 8 User Profiles
  • Profiles
  • Mobile Strategy
  • Folder Redirection
  • Roaming Tweaks
  • Primary Computer
  • Roaming Profile and Folder Redirection Setup
  • Offline Files
  • User Experience Virtualization
  • User Experience Virtualization Components
  • User Experience Virtualization Setup
  • Chapter Review

Module 19

  • Windows 8 Intune 101
  • Intune Deployment Basics
  • Intune Client
  • Intune Grouping
  • Software and Packages
  • Intune Deployment
  • Intune Client Side Installation
  • Intune User Side Installation
  • Chapter Review

Module 20

  • Windows 8 Intune Mobile Device Management
  • Mobile Device Management Basics
  • Exchange Active Sync
  • System Center Configuration Manager
  • Intune Client and Groups
  • Intune MDM Management
  • Creating Intune Users
  • Chapter Review

Module 21

  • Intune Updates, Endpoint and Software
  • Deploy Software and Updates
  • Software and Packages
  • Deployment
  • Endpoint Protection
  • EP Security, Updates and Software
  • Intune Policy Creation and Deployment
  • Intune Update Configuration
  • Intune Installing and Deploying Software
  • Chapter Review

Module 22

  • Window 8 Files and Storage
  • NTFS and File/Folder Permissions
  • EFS and BitLocker
  • Windows Data Sync Center
  • Storage Spaces
  • Branch Cache
  • SkyDrive
  • Creating a Storage Space
  • Chapter Review

Module 23

  • Windows 8 Backup and Recovery
  • File History
  • Backup
  • Windows 8 Backup
  • System Image and System Repair Disk
  • Restore
  • Windows Boot Manager
  • Windows RE
  • Advanced Booting Options
  • Full System Restore
  • BCD Store
  • PC Refresh and PC Reset
  • Windows 8 Restore
  • Windows 8 Restore Tools
  • Chapter Review
  • Course Review
  • Certification Overview
  • Exam Preparation

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