MS20688 Managing and Maintaining Windows 8

In this course, students learn how to plan and implement the installation, management, and maintenance of Windows 8. Course participants develop their knowledge and skills in Windows 8 installation methods, local and remote management using bundled tools, policy and Windows PowerShell, networking, user authentication and access control, endpoint protection, encryption, profiles and settings, file and print resources, Windows Store apps and desktop apps, and mobile device management with Windows Intune.

Your benefits

  • Session recording available, with indexing allowing you to easily browse to the topic you are interested in reviewing.
  • Technical lab available remotely, making it possible to continue working on labs outside of classroom hours.
  • Technical lab available up to 180 days after the completion of your training.
  • Delivery of an official Microsoft course attendance certificate.
  • Free retake for up to twelve months on confirmed sessions.
  • The digital courseware provided allows free updates upon course revisions.

Price: 2500 $


Before attending this course, students should have:
  • Experience:
  • Installing Windows operating systems and updates
  • Configuring client network connectivity
  • Installing Windows applications
  • An understanding of how Windows computers integrate with server computers in a domain environment.

Course schedule:

35 hours
Scheduled Time
Training plan: 

Module 1: Planning and Implementing Management of Windows 8

This module explains how to plan, select, and implement appropriate methods for managing Windows 8. Local and Remote Management of Windows 8 Using Windows PowerShell for Management Using Group Policy for Management Additional Tools for Managing Windows 8

Module 2: Designing and Implementing an Installation Strategy

This module explains how to define an appropriate installation strategy for Windows 8 in a given scenario.

  • Determining a Deployment Strategy for Windows 8
  • Planning a Migration Strategy to Windows 8
  • Planning and Implementing Additional Windows 8
  • Deployment Methods Planning for Operating System Virtualization

Module 3: Planning and Implementing Authentication for Windows 8

This module explains how to plan user authentication for Windows 8.

  • Overview of User Authentication
  • Overview of Domain-Based Security

Module 4: Planning and Implementing IP Addressing and Intranet Connectivity

This module explains how to plan and implement intranet connectivity for Windows 8.

  • Designing IPv4 Addressing
  • Designing IPv6 Addressing
  • Overview of Wired Network Connectivity
  • Designing Wireless Network Connectivity
  • Securing Network Connectivity with Windows Firewall

Module 5: Implementing an Application Strategy for Windows 8

This module explains how to design and implement an application strategy for Windows 8.

  • Designing Application
  • Deployment Planning an Application Compatibility
  • Strategy Managing Windows 8 Apps

Module 6: Planning and Implementing a Solution for User Settings

This module explains how to plan and implement a solution for managing user settings.

  • Managing User Profiles
  • Overview of UE-V
  • Deploying and Using UE-V Module

7: Configuring Cloud Services

This module explains how to configure Windows Live services, and plan for Office 365.

  • Overview of Cloud Services
  • Overview of Office 365

Module 8: Implementing Windows Intune

This module explains how to plan for and implement Windows Intune.

  • Introduction to Windows Intune
  • Deploying Windows Intune Clients
  • Basic Windows Intune Administration

Module 9: Managing Computers by Using Windows Intune

This module explains how to manage computers by using Windows Intune.

  • Working with Policies and Updates
  • Deploying Software with Windows Intune

Module 10: Planning and Implementing Access to File and Print Resources

This module explains how to plan access to file and print resources.

  • Managing Local Storage
  • Planning Access to File Shares
  • Planning File Caching Planning, Installing and Configuring Printing

Module 11: Planning and Implementing Encryption for Windows 8

This module explains how to plan a solution for file encryption for Windows 8.

  • Planning EFS Planning and Implementing BitLocker

Module 12: Designing and Implementing Endpoint Security for Windows 8

This module explains how to design and implement endpoint security for Windows 8.

  • Planning an Update Strategy Implementing Virus and Malware
  • Protection Implementing AppLocker

Module 13: Designing and Implementing Extranet Connectivity

This module explains how to design and implement extranet connectivity for Windows 8.

  • Configuring Virtual Private Networks for Windows 8
  • Planning Direct Access for Windows 8
  • Managing Mobile Devices

Module 14: Planning and Implementing a Recovery Solution

This module explains how to plan a recovery solution for Windows 8.

  • Overview of the Windows 8 Boot Process
  • Repairing Stability Issues in Windows 8
  • Planning User Data Recovery for Windows 8