MD-101T00 Managing Modern Desktops

In this course, students will learn how to plan and implement an operating system deployment strategy using modern deployment methods, as well as how to implement an update strategy. Students will be introduced to key components of modern management and co-management strategies. This course also covers what it takes to incorporate Microsoft Intune into your organization. Students will also learn about methods for deployment and management of apps and browser-based applications. Students will be introduced to the key concepts of security in modern management including authentication, identities, access, and compliance policies. Students will be introduced to technologies such Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, as well as how to leverage them to protect devices and data.

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Plan, develop, and implement an Operating System deployment, upgrade, and update strategy.
  • Understand the benefits and methods of co-management strategies.
  • Plan and implement device enrollment and configuration.
  • Manage and deploy applications and plan a mobile application management strategy.
  • Manage users and authentication using Azure AD and Active Directory DS.
  • Describe and implement methods used to protect devices and data.


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Modern Management
  • The Enterprise Desktop
  • Azure AD Overview
  • Managing Identities in Azure AD
  • 2 - Device Enrollment
  • Manage Device Authentication
  • Device Enrollment using Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager
  • Device Enrollment using Microsoft Intune
  • 3 - Configuring Profiles
  • Configuring Device Profiles
  • Managing User Profiles
  • 4 - Application Management
  • Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM)
  • Deploying and updating applications
  • Administering applications
  • 5 - Managing Authentication in Azure AD
  • Protecting Identities in Azure AD
  • Enabling Organization Access
  • Implement Device Compliance Policies
  • Using Reporting
  • 6 - Managing Security
  • Implement device data protection
  • Managing Windows Defender ATP
  • Managing Windows Defender in Windows 10
  • 7 - Deployment using Microsoft Endpoint Manager - Part 1
  • Assessing Deployment Readiness
  • On-Premise Deployment Tools and Strategies
  • 8 - Deployment using Microsoft Endpoint Manager - Part 2
  • Deploying New Devices
  • Dynamic Deployment Methods
  • Planning a Transition to Modern Management
  • 9 - Managing Updates for Windows 10
  • Updating Windows 10
  • Windows Update for Business
  • Desktop Analytics
  • 10 - Managing Windows 10 security and feature updates
  • 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 Desktop Analytics to assess upgrade readiness
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    The Modern Desktop Administrator deploys, configures, secures, manages, and monitors devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Responsibilities include managing identity, access, policies, updates, and apps. The MDA collaborates with the M365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organization.

    Other Prerequisites

    The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

    MD-101T00 Managing Modern Desktops

    Course Length : 5 Days

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