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MD-101 - Managing Modern Desktops: Managing Updates

MD-101 - Managing Modern Desktops: Managing Updates

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In order to ensure devices continue to run smoothly and securely, Windows 10 periodically checks for updates and security features and installs them automatically. Explore BranchCache, express delivery updates, servicing strategies, update typesfor business, Windows as a service, servicing tools, deployment rings, and update compliance, in preparation for the MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops certification exam.

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MD-101 - Managing Modern Desktops: Managing Updates

  • identify the subject areas covered in this course
  • configure delivery optimization settings in Group Policy
  • configure clients and servers for BranchCache
  • describe how express update delivery works
  • prepare a servicing strategy for Windows 10 updates
  • provide an overview of available Windows Update for Business updates
  • configure Windows Update for Business settings using Group Policy
  • integrate Windows Update for Business with management solutions
  • provide an overview of Windows as a Service, including building, deploying, and servicing
  • provide an overview of servicing tools
  • build deployment rings for Windows 10 updates
  • use Update Compliance to monitor Windows 10 updates
  • describe Update Compliance Perspectives including states
  • work with Windows 10 update options, including delivery optimization, Windows Update for Business, Windows as a Service, deployment rings and Perspectives
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