Courses

Course MD-101T02-A: Managing Modern Desktops and Devices

As demand for organizations to enable workforces to be more mobile, a Desktop Administrator’s role is really is no longer about just “desktop” management. With BYOD becoming commonplace and the need for employees to access line of business apps on personal devices, the scope of desktop administration must include both desktop and mobile devices, regardless of ownership. During this course, students will be introduced to key components of modern management and co-management strategies. They will examine what it takes to incorporate Microsoft Intune into an organization and how to use it to manage modern desktops and devices. Students will also learn about methods for deployment and management of apps and browser-based applications.

Audience profile

The Modern Desktop Administrator (MDA) deploys, configures, secures, manages, and monitors devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Responsibilities include managing identity, access, policies, updates, and apps. The MDA collaborates with the M365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organization. The MDA must be familiar with M365 workloads and must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

Job role: Administrator

Skills gained

  • Understand the benefits and methods of co-management strategies
  • Configuring Intune
  • Enroll devices in Intune and configure device policies

Prerequisites

The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

Course outline

Module 1: Device Enrollment

In this module, students will examine the benefits and prerequisites of co-management and learn how to plan for it. This module will also cover Azure AD join, an introduction to Microsoft Intune, as well as how to configure policies for enrolling devices. The module will conclude with an overview of device inventory in Intune and reporting using the Intune console, Power BI, and Microsoft Graph.

Lessons

  • Device management options
  • Manage Intune device enrollment and inventory

Lab : Practice Lab - Device Enrollment and Management

  • Installing the MDM Migration Analys...