Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows 8

Days 3    Code 20689   Fee £1985

This three day course is designed primarily for IT Professionals who want to upgrade their technical skills from Windows 7 to Windows 8.

Course Details

This three day course is designed primarily for IT Professionals who want to upgrade their technical skills from Windows 7 to Windows 8. The course focuses on the new features and functionality in Windows 8 and related tools and cloud services that pertain to installation, activation, upgrades and migration, local and remote administration including Group Policy, Windows Intune and Windows PowerShell, application solutions and compatibility, Internet Explorer, remote access, VPN and DirectAccess client configuration, storage and security, troubleshooting and recovery, Client Hyper-V, and online services.

This course also serves as preparation for Exam 70-689: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows 8.

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing Windows 8

This module explains how to plan and perform the installation of Windows 8.

Lessons

  • Introducing Windows 8
  • Preparing to Install Windows 8
  • Installing Windows 8
  • Automating the Installation of Windows 8
  • Activating Windows 8

Module 2: Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 8

This module explains how to install Windows 8 on computers that are running an existing operating system.

 

Lessons

  • Upgrading to Windows 8
  • Migrating to Windows 8
  • Migrating User Data and Settings

Module 3: Administering Windows 8

This module explains how to administer Windows 8.

 

Lessons

  • Local and Remote Management of Windows 8
  • Implementing Group Policies
  • Administering Windows 8 with Windows Intune
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Windows PowerShell Remoting
  • Using Windows PowerShell Cmdlets

 

Module 4: Implementing an Application Strategy for Windows 8

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

Lessons

  • Application Deployment Options in Windows 8
  • Application Compatibility

Module 5: Configuring Applications

This module explains how to configure and control applications in Windows 8.

 

Lessons

  • Install and Configure Applications
  • Managing Apps from the Windows Store
  • Configure Internet Explorer Settings
  • Configuring Application Restrictions in the Enterprise

Module 6: Configuring Remote Access

This module explains how to enable remote access.

 

Lessons

  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Overview of DirectAccess

Module 7: Implementing Storage in Windows 8

This module explains how to describe and implement storage in Windows 8.

Lessons

  • Understanding Storage Concepts in Windows 8
  • Implementing BitLocker
  • File Caching
  • Overview of SkyDrive

Module 8: Troubleshooting and Recovering Windows 8

This module explains how to configure Windows Defender.

Lessons

  • Configuring Host-Based Virus and Malware Protection
  • Backing Up and Restoring Files in Windows 8
  • Recovery options in Windows 8

Module 9: Implementing Client Hyper-V

This module explains how to describe Hyper-V for Windows 8 and describe how to use it to support legacy applications.

 

Lessons

  • Overview of Client Hyper-V
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Hard Disks
  • Managing Snapshots

Module 10: Implementing Online Features in Windows 8

This module is a stand-alone lab that explains how to implement online features in Windows 8.

 

Lab : Implementing Online Features in Windows 8

  • Creating a Virtual Network and a Virtual Machine

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