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Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows 8 (MOC 20689)

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Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is information technology (IT) professionals who are experienced Windows 7 administrators or support technicians and want to update their skills to Windows 8 and associated administration tools and cloud services.

The secondary audience for this course includes certification candidates who have an existing Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) level certification for Windows 7 and who want to migrate their current credentials to the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) for Windows 8.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Technical knowledge of networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management
  • Understanding of the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components and working knowledge of the fundamentals of Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Client fundamentals; for example, working knowledge of Windows XP, Windows Vista, and/or Windows 7
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of management and experience using the Microsoft Office 2010 system or the Microsoft Office 2007 system
  • Knowledge of Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK) components including Windows PE, Windows System Image Manager (SIM), Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT), ImageX, User State Migration Tool (USMT), and Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) concepts and fundamentals

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan and perform the installation of Windows 8
  • Install Windows 8 on computers that are running an existing operating system
  • Administer Windows 8 with administration tools, Group Policy, Windows Intune and Windows PowerShell
  • Implement an application strategy for Windows 8
  • Configure and control applications, application compatibility and Internet Explorer
  • Enable Windows 8 remote access with VPNs and DirectAccess
  • Implement and manage storage in Windows 8 including BitLocker and SkyDrive
  • Determine how to recover Windows 8 from various failures
  • Implement Client Hyper-V and VHDs for Windows 8 and use it to support legacy applications
  • Implement the online features of Windows 8 by using the boot from VHD feature
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,520.- €
  • SA Voucher: 3
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.


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