Overview

The foundation for your professional career

This course provides students hands-on experience with Windows 8. It provides guidance on installing, upgrading, and licensing for Windows 8. Students will learn how to manage storage by creating simple, spanned, and striped volumes, and how to optimize file-system performance. Additionally, they will learn how to manage available disk space by using quotas. Students will work with Windows tools and services to determine the source of performance and reliability issues, and to troubleshoot these issues. This course describes how to configure networking to include IPv4, IPv6, connect to wireless networks, and use the networking features included in Windows 8 to troubleshoot networking issues. Students will also learn preventive measures and tools that work together to protect their computers from security threats. The course then covers the features related to file and folder management, which include setting permissions, file/folder compression, and configuring shared folders. Students will also learn about installing and managing printers. Additionally, the course provides an overview of the SkyDrive functionality, and describes the procedures to install and configure applications, including Windows Store apps. The course also examines the fundamentals of working with virtual machines in the Client Hyper-V environment in Windows 8 Students will learn about features such as Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and DirectAccess, which provide mobile users access to internal resources when the users are out of the office. Throughout the course, students will use Windows PowerShell 3.0, and its graphical user interface (GUI) to configure and manage the system. Students will also use the scripting editor to create and examine PowerShell scripts used to manage the system.

Topics Covered


Configuring Windows 8

Module 01: Installing and Deploying Windows 8
Module 02: Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 8
Module 03: Managing Disks and Device Drivers
Module 04: Configuring and Troubleshooting Network Connections
Module 05: Implementing Wireless Network Connections
Module 06: Implementing Network Security
Module 07: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 8 Clients
Module 08: Securing Windows 8 Desktops
Module 09: Configuring Applications
Module 10: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 8 Client Computers
Module 11: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access
Module 12: Implementing Hyper-V
Module 13: Troubleshooting and Recovering Windows 8
Module 14: Using Windows PowerShell
Module 15: Managing and Maintaining Windows 8



Android Programming:

Module 01: Introduction to android components / Building Blocks
Module 02: Activity Life cycle
Module 03: Application development (Hello world)
Module 04: User Interface
Module 05: Understanding an android application structure
Module 06: Working with Layouts techniques
Module 07: Intents understanding
Module 08: Data Storage & Permissions
Module 09: Services
Module 10: Broadcast Receivers
The duration for MCSM Directory Services is:
Regular Track: 120 Hours (60 Days)
Fast Track: 120 Hours (30 Days)
certificate

Exam 70-687: Configuring Windows

Skills MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.The information after �This objective may include but is not limited to� is intended to further define or scope the objective by describing the types of skills and topics that may be tested for the objective. However, it is not an exhaustive list of skills and topics that could be included on the exam for a given skill area. You may be tested on other skills and topics related to the objective that are not explicitly listed here.

Install and Upgrade to Windows 8 (10-15%)
Configure Hardware and Applications (10-15%)
Configure Network Connectivity (15-20%)
Configure Access to Resources (10-15%)
Configure Remote Access and Mobility (10-15%)
Monitor and Maintain Windows Clients (10-15%)
Configure Backup and Recovery Options (10-15%)

Exam 70-688: Managing and Maintaining Windows 8

Skills MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.The information after �This objective may include but is not limited to� is intended to further define or scope the objective by describing the types of skills and topics that may be tested for the objective. However, it is not an exhaustive list of skills and topics that could be included on the exam for a given skill area. You may be tested on other skills and topics related to the objective that are not explicitly listed here.

Design an Installation and Application Strategy (25-30%)
Maintain Resource Access (25-30%)
Maintain Windows Clients and Devices (25-30%)
Manage Windows 8 Using Cloud Services and Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (20-25%)
Prerequisites
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
Networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS)
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)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 fundamentals
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 fundamentals
Microsoft Windows Client fundamentals; for example, working knowledge of Windows XP, Windows Vista, and/or Windows 7
Fundamentals of management and experience using the Microsoft Office 2010 system or the Microsoft Office 2007 system
Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK) components including Windows PE, Windows SIM, VAMT, ImageX, USMT, and DISM concepts and fundamentals

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