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Windows 10 for Enterprise Administrators

By : Richard Diver, Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes
Book Image

Windows 10 for Enterprise Administrators

By: Richard Diver, Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes

Overview of this book

Microsoft's launch of Windows 10 is a step toward satisfying enterprise administrators' needs for management and user experience customization. This book provides enterprise administrators with the knowledge needed to fully utilize the advanced feature set of Windows 10 Enterprise. This practical guide shows Windows 10 from an administrator's point of view. You'll focus on areas such as installation and configuration techniques based on your enterprise requirements, various deployment scenarios and management strategies, and setting up and managing admin and other user accounts. You'll see how to configure Remote Server Administration Tools to remotely manage Windows Server and Azure Active Directory. Lastly, you will learn modern mobile device management for effective BYOD and how to enable enhanced data protection, system hardening, and enterprise-level security with the new Windows 10 in order to prevent data breaches and to impede attacks. By the end of this book, you will know the key technologies and capabilities in Windows 10 and will confidently be able to manage and deploy these features in your organization.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Configuration and Customization

In this chapter, the methods discussed will primarily be applicable to Windows 10 Enterprise and Education Editions. If your environment also includes the Professional Edition, you will find that some recommended settings do not work or apply as expected. Microsoft maintains an index of settings that only apply to Windows 10 Enterprise and Education editions; to know more, visit You should note that these are subject to change from release to release.
In this chapter, we will learn the following:

  • Windows as a service methodology
  • Windows image configuration and customization options available to enterprise administrators
  • New technologies that come with Windows 10 and enrich the user experience (for example, Cortana)
  • Security configuration
  • Windows...