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Desktop Administrator Associate Online Training


James Conrad

Anthony Sequeira


Desktop Administrator Associate Online Training

This entry-level Microsoft Desktop Administrator Associate training covers the objectives in the MD-100 and MD-101 exams, which are the two exams required to earn the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.

No matter the size, if a company or organization uses modern Microsoft products, they need a certified administrator - it's as simple as that. Because while the Microsoft 365 suite of products are powerful and dynamic tools that boost efficiency and effectiveness, without a trained expert on-hand to troubleshoot errors or handle unexpected problems, a company might as well not pay the subscription cost to Microsoft. The Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification covers everything needed to deploy, manage, configure, monitor and upgrade any program, setting or tool in Windows 10. With this training, you'll learn the inner workings of them all and be prepared to test

For IT managers, this Microsoft training can be used for MD-100 and MD-101 exam prep, onboarding new systems administrators, individual or team training plans, or as a Microsoft reference resource.

Desktop Administrator Associate: What You Need to Know

For any systems administrator using this training for exam preparation, our Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate course maps to the Microsoft MD-100 and MD-101 exam objectives, and covers topics such as:

  • Deploying and recovering Windows 10
  • Managing Windows security with UAC Windows Defender Firewall, and encryption
  • Configuring remote management and remote desktop access
  • Configuring and analyzing event logs
  • Configuring user profiles and syncing settings
  • Implementing, managing, and planning device compliance policies and device profiles

Who Should Take Desktop Administrator Associate Training?

This Desktop Administrator Associate training is considered associate-level Microsoft training, which means it was designed for systems administrators. This Windows 10 skills course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with Microsoft operating system and experienced systems administrators looking to validate their Microsoft skills.

New or aspiring systems administrators. If you're considering starting a career as a systems administrator, starting with a certification as a Microsoft 365 Administrator Associate is a no-brainer. That's because a career as a systems administrator builds on a foundation of general knowledge about systems, networks, programs and devices -- that's exactly what this training and the certification give you. Prepare yourself to administer any Microsoft desktop and make yourself invaluable to any company that runs Windows 10 with this training.

Experienced systems administrators. If you've been working as a systems administrator for a few years, but you haven't made the time to get an associate-level certification, you might want to slow down and shore up the foundations of your knowledge and experience. Get this training to round out any rough edges you might've accumulated over the last few years and prepare to move forward in your career with a well-respected industry certification in Microsoft 365 administration.

Skills You'll Learn in this Course

  • Windows 10 Deployment Decisions

    Intermediate 58 mins9 videos
  • Windows 10 Deployment Tools

    Intermediate1 hr 17 mins10 videos
  • Perform Post-Installation Configuration

    Intermediate1 hr 34 mins14 videos
  • Manage Local Users, Groups, and Devices

    Intermediate 53 mins7 videos
  • Configure Data Access and Protection

    Intermediate 37 mins5 videos
  • Manage Windows Security

    Intermediate 58 mins8 videos
  • Configure devices by using local policies

    Intermediate 42 mins5 videos
  • Understanding IPv4 and Subnetting

    Intermediate 47 mins6 videos
  • Configure Networking

    Intermediate1 hr 7 mins7 videos
  • Configure Remote Connectivity

    Intermediate 48 mins6 videos
  • Configure System Data and Recovery

    Intermediate1 hr 9 mins10 videos
  • Manage Updates

    Intermediate 43 mins6 videos
  • Monitor and Manage Windows

    Intermediate1 hr 7 videos
  • Microsoft Windows 10: Deploy and Update

    Entry1 hr 29 mins15 videos
  • Microsoft Windows 10: Manage and Protect

    Entry1 hr 37 mins16 videos
  • Microsoft Windows 10: Policies and Profiles

    Entry 44 mins8 videos
  • Microsoft Windows 10: Manage Apps and Data

    Entry1 hr 9 mins11 videos
  • Microsoft Windows 10: Advanced Management Topics

    Intermediate 31 mins7 videos
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