MD-101 Managing Modern Desktops

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Overview

​Day 1 & 2: Deploying the Modern Desktop (MD-101T01)

In this course, you'll learn how to plan and implement an operating system deployment strategy.  This course will help you understand the various methods available, the scenarios they're suited for, as well as how to deploy Windows using modern methods. This course will also cover planning and implementing an update strategy for Windows.

Day 3 & 4: Managing Modern Desktops and Devices (MD-101T02)

During this course, you'll be introduced to key components of modern management and co-management strategies.  You'll examine what it takes to incorporate Microsoft Intune into your organization and how to use it to manage modern desktops and devices. You'll also learn about methods for deployment and management of apps and browser-based applications.

Day 5: Protecting Modern Desktops and Devices (MD-101T03)

In this course, the student will be introduced to the key concepts of security in modern management. This course covers authentication, identities, and access, as well as about how to protect these categories. The student will be introduced to Azure Active Directory and learn how to use Microsoft Intune to protect devices and data with compliance policies. Finally, this course will cover key capabilities of Azure Information Protection and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and how to implement these capabilities.

Intended Audience

​The Modern Desktop Administrator (MDA) whom 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.


At Completion

​Day 1 & 2: Deploying the Modern Desktop (MD-101T01)

  • Develop an Operating System deployment and upgrade strategy
  • Understand the different methods of deployment.
  • Understand which scenarios on-premise and cloud-based solutions can be used for.
  • Deploy and migrate desktops to Windows 10.
  • Plan and configure Windows Update policies.

Day 3 & 4: Managing Modern Desktops and Devices (MD-101T02)

  • Describe the methods for securing Windows 10.
  • Configure account access and authentication.
  • Configure file and folder permissions.
  • Create security policies.
  • Describe common threats and methods for mitigating against them.

Day 5: Protecting Modern Desktops and Devices (MD-101T03)

  • Develop an Operating System deployment and upgrade strategy
  • Understand the different methods of deployment.
  • Understand which scenarios on-premise and cloud-based solutions can be used for.
  • Deploy and migrate desktops to Windows 10.
  • Plan and configure Windows Update policies.

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.


Exams & Certifications

​Prepare for the Microsoft Managing Modern Desktops certification exam MD-101 and work toward your Microsoft 365 Certified Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification in this Microsoft 365 training course.


Materials

​Microsoft Digital Official Courseware


Course Outline

​Day 1 & 2: Deploying the Modern Desktop

(MD-101T01)

Module 1: Planning an Operating System Deployment Strategy

This module explains how to plan and implement a deployment strategy. It covers various methods and scenarios for deploying Windows. It discusses on-premise and cloud technologies as well as considerations for new deployments, upgrading, and migrations.

 Lessons

  • Overview of Windows as a service
  • Windows 10 Deployment options
  • Considerations for Windows 10 deployment

Module 2: Implementing Windows 10

This module covers new modern methods for deploying Windows 10 such as Windows Autopilot and provisioning packages. This module also covers tool used in upgrade planning, application compatibility and migration methods.

 Lessons

  • Implementing Windows 10 by using dynamic deployment
  • Implementing Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot
  • Upgrading devices to Windows 10

Module 3: Managing Updates for Windows 10

This module covers managing updates to Windows. This module introduces the servicing options for Windows 10. Students will learn the different methods for deploying updates and how to configure windows update policies.

 Lessons

  • Implementing Windows 10 by using dynamic deployment
  • Implementing Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot
  • Upgrading devices to Windows 10

Module 4: Course Conclusion

Lessons

  • Final Exam

Day 3 & 4: Managing Modern Desktops and Devices 10
(MD-101T02)

Module 1: Device Enrollment

In this module, students will examine the benefits and prerequisites for co-management and learn how to plan for it. This module will also cover Azure AD join and will be introduced to Microsoft Intune, as well as learn how to configure policies for enrolling devices. The module will conclude with an overview of device inventory in Intune and reporting using the Intune console, Power BI and Microsoft Graph.

Lessons

  • Device management options
  • Manage Intune device enrollment and inventory

Module 2: Configuring Profiles

This module dives deeper into Intune device profiles including the types of device profiles and the difference between built-in and custom profiles. The student will learn about assigning profiles to Azure AD groups and monitoring devices and profiles in Intune. The module will conclude with an overview of using Windows Analytics for health and compliance reporting.

Lessons

  • Configuring device profiles
  • Managing user profiles
  • Monitoring devices

Module 3: Application Management

In this module, students learn about application management on-premise and cloud-based solutions. This module will cover how to manage Office 365 ProPlus deployments in Intune as well as how to manage apps on non-enrolled devices. The module will conclude with an overview of Enterprise Mode with Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge and tracking your installed applications, licenses, and assigned apps using Intune.

Lessons

  • Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM)
  • Deploying and updating applications
  • Administering applications

Module 4: Course Conclusion

Lessons

  • Final Exam

Day 5: Protecting Modern Desktops and Devices
(MD-101T03)

Module 1: Managing Authentication in Azure AD

In this module, students well be introduced to the concept of directory in the cloud with Azure AD. Students will learn the similarities and differences between Azure AD and Active Directory DS and how to synchronize between the two. Students will explore identity management in Azure AD and learn about identity protection using Windows Hello for Business, as well as Azure AD Identity Protection and multi-factor authentication. The module will conclude with securely accessing corporate resources and introduce concepts such as Always On VPN and remote connectivity in Windows 10.

Lessons

  • Azure AD Overview
  • Managing identities in Azure AD
  • Protecting identities in Azure AD
  • Managing device authentication
  • Enabling corporate access

Module 2: Managing Devices and Device Policies

In this module, students will be introduced to managing device security with Intune. Students will discover how Intune can use device profiles to manage configuration of devices to protect data on a device. Students will learn how to create and deploy compliance policies and use compliance policies for conditional access. The module concludes with monitoring devices enrolled in Intune.

Lessons

  • Microsoft Intune Overview
  • Managing devices with Intune
  • Implement device compliance policies

Module 3: Managing Security

In this module, students will learn about data protection. Topics will include Windows & Azure Information Protection, and various encryption technologies supported in Windows 10. This module also covers key capabilities of Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and how to implement these capabilities on devices in your organization. The module concludes using Windows Defender and using functionalities such as antivirus, firewall and Credential Guard.

Lessons

  • Implement device data protection
  • Managing Windows Defender ATP
  • Managing Windows Defender in Windows 10

Module 4: Course Conclusion

Lessons

  • Final Exam

 

 

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