Managing Modern Desktops Exam Ref MD-101

Retail Cost:  $2000 


Length: 40 Hours  


Objective:  Develop a understanding of basic medical terminology  

Prerequisite:  Basic Computer Skills


Course Description:  .

  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.


Course Content


Deploy and update operating systems (35-40%)

Plan and implement Windows 10 by using dynamic deployment

 evaluate and select an appropriate deployment options

 pilot deployment

 manage and troubleshoot provisioning packages

 evaluate deployment options in Microsoft Endpoint Manager


Plan and implement Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot

 evaluate and select an appropriate deployment options

 pilot deployment

 create, validate, and assign deployment profile

 extract device HW information to CSV file

 import device HW information to cloud service

 troubleshoot deployment


Upgrade devices to Windows 10

 identify upgrade and downgrade paths

 manage in-place upgrades

 configure a Desktop Analytics environment

 assess which computers can be upgraded to Windows 10

 migrate user profiles


Manage updates

 configure Windows 10 delivery optimization

 configure Windows Update for Business

 deploy Windows updates

 implement feature updates

 monitor Windows 10 updates


Manage device authentication

 manage authentication policies

 manage sign-on options

 perform Azure AD join


Manage policies and profiles (25-30%)

Plan and implement co-management

 implement co-management precedence

 migrate group policy to MDM policies

 recommend a co-management strategy


Implement conditional access and compliance policies for devices

 implement conditional access policies

 manage conditional access policies

 plan conditional access policies

 implement device compliance policies

 manage device compliance policies

 plan device compliance policies


Configure device profiles

 implement device profiles

 manage device profiles

 plan device profiles


Manage user profiles

 configure user profiles

 configure Enterprise State Roaming in Azure AD

 configure sync settings

 implement Folder Redirection, including OneDrive


Manage and protect devices (20-25%)

Manage Windows Defender

 implement and manage Windows Defender Application Guard

 implement and manage Windows Defender Credential Guard

 implement and manage Windows Defender Exploit Guard

 implement Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection

 integrate Windows Defender Application Control

 manage Windows Defender Antivirus


Manage Intune device enrollment and inventory

 configure enrollment settings

 configure Intune automatic enrollment

 enable device enrollment

 enroll non-Windows devices

 enroll Windows devices

 generate custom device inventory reports’ Review device inventory


Monitor devices

 monitor device health (e.g., log analytics, Desktop Analytics, or other cloud-based tools,


 monitor device security


Manage apps and data (10-15%)

Deploy and update applications

 assign apps to groups

 deploy apps by using Intune

 deploy apps by using Microsoft Store for Business

 deploy Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise

 enable sideloading of apps into images

 gather Microsoft 365 Apps readiness data

 configure and implement kiosk (assigned access) or public devices


Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM)

 implement MAM policies

 manage MAM policies

 plan MAM

 configure Windows Information Protection

 securing data by using Intune

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Instruction with a very flexible schedule

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