Manage Web Browser Settings Part 2

Practice Labs Module
Time
47 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

Welcome to the "Manage Web Browser Settings Part 2" Practice Lab. In this module, you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

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Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Manage Web Browser Settings Part 2 Practice Lab. In this module, you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1. Configure Browser Add-ons, Privacy, Proxy Settings
  • Exercise 2. Manage Browser Certificates

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • View and add extensions in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge
  • Enable private browsing
  • Install a Certification Authority
  • Export the CA certificate
  • Configure web services to use a certificate
  • Configure proxy server settings
  • Connect to a website with an untrusted certificate
  • Import the certificate in Trusted Certification Root authorities store
  • Verify that the Certification Authority is trusted

Exam Objectives

The following exam objective is covered in this lab:

  • 3.5 Given a scenario, configure and use web browsers

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Configure Browser Add-ons, Privacy, Proxy Settings

Browser add-ons enable additional functionality to open documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other files types that provide a richer user experience. Software vendors refer to browser add-ons as plugins and extensions. Plugins are standalone applications that run outside of the web browser window. For example, Java and Flash. Extensions are typically written in JavaScript and are integrated within the browser. Extensions run within the browser window on a user event such as opening documents, spreadsheets, presentation files, PDF’s and other file types that the extension supports.

In this exercise, you will learn how Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome manage browser add-ons, private browsing and connection to a proxy server to access the Internet.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • View and add extensions in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge
  • Enable private browsing

Exercise 2 - Manage Browser Certificates, Popup Blockers, Script Blockers, Compatible Browser for Applications

Certification Authority (CA) is service that issues certificates or digital IDs to a user, computer or network service to verify their identity when exchanging information over an untrusted network like the Internet.

In this exercise, you will learn how Google Chrome and Internet Explorer manage browser certificates. There are no browser certificate settings in Microsoft Edge.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Install a Certification Authority
  • Export the CA certificate
  • Configure web services to use a certificate
  • Configure proxy server settings
  • Connect to a website with an untrusted certificate
  • Import the certificate in Trusted Certification Root authorities store
  • Verify that Certification Authority is trusted
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