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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)

Plan - environment analysis

This section provides a list of the key considerations and recommendations when deploying the Windows Defender ATP service.

Client types:

  • Endpoints should be running Windows 10 version 1706 (Creators Update)
  • Confirm that the standard build is configured appropriately to ensure the service can run without impacting the performance of the device
  • Run a test to ensure all sensor information is collected correctly (refer to details about collecting an investigation package in the Take responsive actions section later in this chapter)
  • Sufficient licenses should be owned and assigned to users and devices
  • Internet connectivity should be enabled to ensure communication between endpoints and the ATP service, and sufficient bandwidth available for the number of clients that will be reporting daily
  • Consider which clients are at high risk and may require a higher...