Microsoft Windows 8 – Managing and Maintaining: Networking and Remote Access

IT professionals who configure or support Windows 8 in domain-based or peer-to-peer environments. This includes support personnel, consultants and IT generalists.


Expected Duration
120 minutes

A primary Windows 8 administration task is managing network connectivity and managing networked machines when on and off network. This course covers IP addressing and network connectivity, including wireless networking, remote access, VPNs and DirectAccess, and the processes and procedures of Windows 8 authentication and authorization. This course is one of a series which cover the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-688: Managing and Maintaining Windows 8. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification.

Please note this course is based on the original Windows 8 release. Skillsoft recommends visiting the vendor website to confirm exam requirements.


Designing Network Connectivity

  • identify the characteristics of IP addresses in Windows 8
  • identify the features of wireless standards
  • recognize how to implement network security in a given scenario
  • Designing Remote Access

  • describe how to configure a VPN in a given scenario
  • identify requirements for DirectAccess
  • recognize the options for remotely managing a Windows 8 machine
  • Designing authentication and authorization

  • determine the most appropriate method of authentication to use in a given scenario
  • determine the best security model to use in a given scenario
  • manage windows 8 networking




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