Prepare for Microsoft Exam MD-101–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills and knowledge required to manage modern Windows 10 desktops. Designed for Windows administrators, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Associate level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:
- Deploy and update operating systems
- Manage policies and profiles
- Manage and protect devices
- Manage apps and data
This Microsoft Exam Ref:
- Organizes its coverage by exam objectives
- Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you
- Assumes you have experience deploying, configuring, securing, managing, and monitoring devices and client applications in an enterprise environment
About the Exam
Exam MD-101 focuses on knowledge needed to plan and implement Windows 10 with dynamic deployment or Windows Autopilot; upgrade devices to Windows 10; manage updates and device authentication; plan and implement co-management; implement conditional access and compliance policies; configure device profiles; manage user profiles; manage Windows Defender; manage Intune device enrollment and inventory; monitor devices; deploy/update applications, and implement Mobile Application Management (MAM).
About Microsoft Certification
Passing this exam and Exam MD-100 Windows 10 fulfills your requirements for the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification credential, demonstrating your ability to install Windows 10 operating systems and deploy and manage modern desktops and devices in an enterprise environment.
See full details at: microsoft.com/learn
About the Author
ANDREW BETTANY is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (Windows and Devices for IT), dad, IT Geek, training mentor and consultant, entrepreneur, and author. As a Microsoft MVP, Andrew is recognized for his Windows expertise, and he is the author of many publications, including several Windows exam certification prep guides and Microsoft official training materials. He is the author of video training materials for LinkedIn Learning and Pluralsight. As a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Andrew delivers learning and consultancy to businesses on many technical areas, including Microsoft 365, Azure, and Windows. He has co-founded the “IT Masterclasses” series of short intensive technical courses (see www.itmasterclasses.com), and he is passionate about helping others learn technology. He is a frequent speaker at Microsoft Ignite and other technical conferences worldwide. Andrew is active on social media and can be found on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. He lives in a village just outside the beautiful city of York in Yorkshire, England.
ANDREW WARREN MCT, has been writing for Microsoft for many years, helping to develop their official curriculum of instructor-led training material. He has served as a subject
matter expert on many of the current Windows Server 2016 courses, was technical lead on several of the Windows 10 titles, and was involved in Microsoft 365, Azure, and Intune course development. When not writing about Microsoft technologies, he can be found in the classroom, teaching other IT professionals what they need to know to manage their organization’s IT infrastructure.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Deploy and Update Operating Systems
Chapter 2: Manage Policies and Profiles
Chapter 3: Manage and Protect Devices
Chapter 4: Manage Apps and Data