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MD-102: Microsoft 365 Endpoint Administrator

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MD-102: Microsoft 365 Endpoint Administrator Course Outline

Course Overview
In this course, students will learn to plan and execute an endpoint deployment strategy using contemporary deployment techniques and implementing update strategies. The course introduces essential elements of modern management, co-management approaches, and Microsoft Intune integration. It covers app deployment, management of browser-based applications, and key security concepts such as authentication, identities, access, and compliance policies. Technologies like Microsoft Entra ID, Azure Information Protection, and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint are explored to protect devices and data.

Who Should Attend?
The Microsoft 365 Endpoint Administrator is responsible for deploying, configuring, securing, managing, and monitoring devices and client applications in a corporate setting. Their duties include managing identity, access, policies, updates, and apps. They work alongside the M365 Enterprise Administrator to develop and execute a device strategy that aligns with the requirements of a modern organization. Microsoft 365 Endpoint Administrators should be well-versed in M365 workloads and possess extensive skills and experience in deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 11 and later, as well as non-Windows devices. Their role emphasizes cloud services over on-premises management technologies.

Course Prerequisites
The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 11 and later, and non-Windows devices.

Course Outline

1 - Explore the Enterprise Desktop
Examine benefits of modern management
Examine the enterprise desktop life-cycle model
Examine planning and purchasing
Examine desktop deployment
Plan an application deployment
Plan for upgrades and retirement

2 - Explore Windows Editions
Examine Windows client editions and capabilities
Select client edition
Examine hardware requirements

3 - Understand Microsoft Entra ID
Examine Microsoft Entra ID
Compare Microsoft Entra ID and Active Directory Domain Services
Examine Microsoft Entra ID as a directory service for cloud apps
Compare Microsoft Entra ID P1 and P2 plans
Examine Microsoft Entra Domain Services

4 - Manage Microsoft Entra identities
Examine RBAC and user roles in Microsoft Entra ID
Create and manage users in Microsoft Entra ID
Create and manage groups in Microsoft Entra ID
Manage Microsoft Entra objects with PowerShell
Synchronize objects from AD DS to Microsoft Entra ID

5 - Manage device authentication
Describe Microsoft Entra join
Examine Microsoft Entra join prerequisites limitations and benefits
Join devices to Microsoft Entra ID
Manage devices joined to Microsoft Entra ID

6 - Enroll devices using Microsoft Configuration Manager
Deploy the Microsoft Configuration Manager client
Monitor the Microsoft Configuration Manager client
Manage the Microsoft Configuration Manager client

7 - Enroll devices using Microsoft Intune
Manage mobile devices with Intune
Enable mobile device management
Explain considerations for device enrollment
Manage corporate enrollment policy
Enroll Windows devices in Intune
Enroll Android devices in Intune
Enroll iOS devices in Intune
Explore device enrollment manager
Monitor device enrollment
Manage devices remotely

8 - Execute device profiles
Explore Intune device profiles
Create device profiles
Create a custom device profile

9 - Oversee device profiles
Monitor device profiles in Intune
Manage device sync in Intune
Manage devices in Intune using scripts

10 - Maintain user profiles
Examine user profile
Explore user profile types
Examine options for minimizing user profile size
Deploy and configure folder redirection
Sync user state with Enterprise State Roaming
Configure Enterprise State Roaming in Azure

11 - Execute mobile application management
Examine mobile application management
Examine considerations for mobile application management
Prepare line-of-business apps for app protection policies
Implement mobile application management policies in Intune
Manage mobile application management policies in Intune

12 - Deploy and update applications
Deploy applications with Intune
Add apps to Intune
Manage Win32 apps with Intune
Deploy applications with Configuration Manager
Deploying applications with Group Policy
Assign and publish software
Explore Microsoft Store for Business
Implement Microsoft Store Apps
Update Microsoft Store Apps with Intune
Assign apps to company employees

13 - Administer endpoint applications
Manage apps with Intune
Manage Apps on non-enrolled devices
Deploy Microsoft 365 Apps with Intune
Additional Microsoft 365 Apps Deployment Tools
Configure Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer mode
App Inventory Review

14 - Protect identities in Microsoft Entra ID
Explore Windows Hello for Business
Deploy Windows Hello
Manage Windows Hello for Business
Explore Microsoft Entra ID Protection
Manage self-service password reset in Microsoft Entra ID
Implement multi-factor authentication

15 - Enable organizational access
Enable access to organization resources
Explore VPN types and configuration
Explore Always On VPN
Deploy Always On VPN

16 - Implement device compliance
Protect access to resources using Intune
Explore device compliance policy
Deploy a device compliance policy
Explore conditional access
Create conditional access policies

17 - Generate inventory and compliance reports
Report enrolled devices inventory in Intune
Monitor and report device compliance
Build custom Intune inventory reports
Access Intune using Microsoft Graph API

18 - Deploy device data protection
Explore Windows Information Protection
Plan Windows Information Protection
Implement and use Windows Information Protection
Explore Encrypting File System in Windows client
Explore BitLocker

19 - Manage Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Explore Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Examine key capabilities of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Explore Windows Defender Application Control and Device Guard
Explore Microsoft Defender Application Guard
Examine Windows Defender Exploit Guard
Explore Windows Defender System Guard

20 - Manage Microsoft Defender in Windows client
Explore Windows Security Center
Explore Windows Defender Credential Guard
Manage Microsoft Defender Antivirus
Manage Windows Defender Firewall
Explore Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security

21 - Manage Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
Explore Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
Planning Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
Implement Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps

22 - Assess deployment readiness
Examine deployment guidelines
Explore readiness tools
Assess application compatibility
Explore tools for application compatibility mitigation
Prepare network and directory for deployment
Plan a pilot

23 - Deploy using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Evaluate traditional deployment methods
Set up the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit for client deployment
Manage and deploy images using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

24 - Deploy using Microsoft Configuration Manager
Explore client deployment using Configuration Manager
Examine deployment components of Configuration Manager
Manage client deployment using Configuration Manager
Plan in-place upgrades using Configuration Manager

25 - Deploy Devices using Windows Autopilot
Use Autopilot for modern deployment
Examine requirements for Windows Autopilot
Prepare device IDs for Autopilot
Implement device registration and out-of-the-box customization
Examine Autopilot scenarios
Troubleshoot Windows Autopilot

26 - Implement dynamic deployment methods
Examine subscription activation
Deploy using provisioning packages
Use Windows Configuration Designer
Use Microsoft Entra join with automatic MDM enrollment

27 - Plan a transition to modern endpoint management
Explore using co-management to transition to modern endpoint management
Examine prerequisites for co-management
Evaluate modern management considerations
Evaluate upgrades and migrations in modern transitioning
Migrate data when modern transitioning
Migrate workloads when modern transitioning

28 - Manage Windows 365
Explore Windows 365
Configure Windows 365
Administer Windows 365

29 - Manage Azure Virtual Desktop
Examine Azure Virtual Desktop
Explore Azure Virtual Desktop
Configure Azure Virtual Desktop
Administer Azure Virtual Desktop
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