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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)

Deploy - service activation

This section will explain the steps required to enable and fully deploy this solution to protect users and devices across your organization. The following activities will be explained:

  • Sign up and activate the Windows Defender ATP service
  • Onboard endpoints
  • Configure sensor data
  • Other configurations

Sign up and activate Windows Defender ATP

The service is dependent on your Azure tenant being activated and configured. You will then need to ensure the appropriate licenses have been acquired and associated with your subscription.

Administrator permissions: The administrator will need to be a member of the security administrator role to enable the service, run through the initial configuration wizard...