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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)

Mobile device management security settings 

If you are managing your computers with an Mobile device management (MDM) solution, such as Microsoft Intune, you have the following security settings available:

Setting name


Required password type

Specifies the type of password that's required, such as alphanumeric or numeric only.

Required password type - Minimum number of character sets

Specifies how many different character sets must be included in the password. There are four character sets: lowercase letters, uppercase letters, numbers, and symbols. However, for iOS devices, this setting specifies the number of symbols that must be included in the password.

Minimum password length

Configures the minimum required length (in characters) for the password.

Number of repeated sign in failures to allow before the device is wiped

Wipes the...