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MD-101 Microsoft Modern Desktop Admin Instructor Led Course

Get prepared for the MD-101 exam with instructor led labs and gain experience from actually practicing what you learn!

4.56 / 5.0
10461 students8 hours 26 minutes

Created by John Christopher, offered on Udemy

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This course currently has a bestcourses score of 8.9/10, which makes it a great course to learn from. On our entire platform, only 15% of courses achieve this rating!


We really hope you'll agree, this training is way more then the average course on Udemy!

Have access to the following:

  • Training from an instructor of over 20 years who has helped thousands on their certification journey

  • Lecture that explains the concepts in an easy to learn method for someone that is just starting out with this material

  • Instructor led hands on that can be followed even if you have little to no experience



  • Intro to foundations

  • A Foundation of Active Directory Domains

  • A Foundation of RAS, DMZ, and Virtualization

  • A Foundation of the Microsoft Cloud Services

(OPTIONAL)Creating Free Accounts and Virtual Machine Setup

  • Creating a free Microsoft 365 Azure AD Account

  • Setting up a Windows 10 and Server 2019 Virtual Machine

Creating and managing user identities and groups

  • Understanding User Identities

  • Creating and licensing User Identities

  • Understanding Groups

  • Creating Groups

  • Creating Microsoft 365 users and groups with PowerShell

Planning and Implementing Windows 10 deployment including MDT

  • Understanding the deployments options in Windows 10

  • Traditional Image Deployment

  • Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) to create a deployment share

  • Importing Windows Images into the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)

  • Importing Applications for deployment using Microsoft Deployment toolkit (MDT)

  • Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) Driver Packages & Task Sequences

  • Managing Provisioning Packages

  • evaluate deployment options in Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Plan and implement Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot

  • Introduction to autopilot

  • Extracting and importing Autopilot HW IDs

  • Creating autopilot deployment profiles

Manage updates

  • Understanding modern update deployment

  • Modern configuration for Windows update settings

  • Configure Windows Update for Business

  • Deploying Windows updates with WSUS

Manage user profiles

  • Configuring user profiles

  • Configuring Folder Redirection Including OneDrive

  • Understanding Enterprise State Roaming

  • Migrating User Profiles

Joining an On-Premise Active Directory Domain with AzureAD

  • Configuring Custom Domain Settings in Active Directory

  • Configuring Custom Domain Settings in AzureAD

  • Performing an Active Directory Cleanup

  • Performing Azure AD Connect

  • Verifying Azure AD Connect Health

Manage device authentication

  • Manage authentication policies

  • Managing sign-on options with MFA and SSPR

  • perform Azure AD join

Manage Intune device enrollment and inventory

  • Configuring enrollment settings

  • Configuring Device Enrollment Restrictions

  • Enrolling Windows devices

  • Enrolling non-Windows devices

  • Generating device inventory reports

Configure device profiles

  • Understanding and planning device profiles

  • implement device profiles

  • manage device profiles

Implement conditional access and compliance policies for devices

  • Understanding conditional access policies

  • Implement conditional access policies

  • Understanding device compliance policies

  • Implementing and managing compliance policies

Deploy and update applications

  • Assigning apps using Intune

  • deploying apps to a group of devices using Intune

  • deploy apps by using Microsoft Store for Business

  • Looking at the Office 365 subscriptions

  • Customizing the O365 ProPlus deployment with ODT and OCT

Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM)

  • Managing and implementing MAM App Protection policies with Intune

  • Windows Information Protection

Manage Windows Defender and Monitoring our devices

  • Managing Windows Defender Antivirus Protection

  • Windows Defender ATP Guard Technologies

  • Monitoring Device Health with Log Analytics

What you will learn

  • Learn the concepts & perform hands on lab activities needed to pass the MD-101 exam & gain a huge amount of knowledge involving Modern Desktop Administration
  • Gain a tremendous amount of knowledge involving Microsoft 365 and Azure Services
  • Get loads of hands on experience with Microsoft 365 and Azure AD
  • Utilize hands on simulations that can be access anytime, anywhere!


  • Basic knowledge of computers
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  • Price: $39.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 8 hours 26 minutes
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bestcourses score: 8.9/10

This course is better than many others in its category.