Configuring Resource Access

Practice Labs Module
Time
1 hour
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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