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Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators - Second Edition

By : Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes, Steve Miles, Thomas Lee, Richard Diver
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Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators - Second Edition

By: Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes, Steve Miles, Thomas Lee, Richard Diver

Overview of this book

Windows 11 comes with a plethora of new security measures, customizability, and accessibility features that can help your organization run more smoothly. But, without a proper introduction to this new version of Windows, it’s easy to miss the most important improvements, along with configuration options that will make migrating to Windows 11 frictionless. Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators helps you understand the installation process, configuration methods, deployment scenarios, and management strategies. You’ll delve into configuring Remote Server Administration Tools for remote Windows Server and Azure Active Directory management. This edition emphasizes PowerShell's role in automating administrative tasks, and its importance in Windows 11 and Windows Server management. It also provides comprehensive insights into Windows 11 updates, including Version 21H2 and 22H2, contrasting them with Windows 10, ensuring your knowledge stays current with the latest enhancements in the Windows ecosystem. By the end of this book, you'll be well-equipped with Windows 11's vital technologies and potentials, enabling you to adeptly oversee and implement these attributes within your company.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)
Chapter 9: Advanced Configurations

Mobile device management security settings

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

  • 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 device if the sign-in attempts fail this number of times.
  • Minutes of inactivity before screen turns off: Specifies the number of minutes...