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Configuring Resource Access

Practice Labs Module
Difficulty
Intermediate

The "Configuring Resource Access" module provides you with the instruction and computer hardware to develop your hands on skills. This module includes the following exercises: 1. Configure Shared Resources, 2. Configure File and Folder Access, 3. Configure User Account Control, 4. Configure BranchCache.

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Overview

Introduction

The Configuring Resource Access module provides you with the instruction and computer hardware to develop your hands on skills. This module includes the following exercises:

  1. Configure Shared Resources

  2. Configure File and Folder Access

  3. Configure User Account Control

  4. Configure BranchCache

Exercise 1 - Configure Shared Resources

In this exercise, you will perform the tasks required to configure access to shared resources such as file shares in Windows 7.

Exercise 2 - Configure File and Folder Access

In this exercise, you will perform task to configure file permissions and encryption in Windows 7.

Exercise 3 - Configuring User Account Control

User Account Control (UAC) prevents unauthorised users from making changes in the system settings of your computer. The UAC will ask for administrator credentials whenever a regular user attempts to perform tasks that call for administrative rights.

Exercise 4 - Configure BranchCache

BranchCache in Microsoft Windows 7 can be used by organisations that operate from more than one office locations. It is a file caching service which can automatically retrieve and distribute the local file copies between Windows 7 clients or between Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 computers.

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