In this video, author Brian Culp demonstrates where to access the Local Group Policy Object settings that affect the use of Offline Files. Specifically, Brian identifies two Group Policy settings that help ensure more efficient use of network resources when using Offline Files. These settings include Always Use Offline Mode and Background Sync on Costed Networks.
- [Voiceover] Alright, now we've introduced…the form and function of offline files,…so the question becomes how do administrators manage this…in an enterprise?…And the answer, of course, is through group policy.…As I've mentioned previously,…there's a few new offline file settings…you should be aware of.…And the tool that we'll use to configure these…is the group policy editor.…And we'll look at that in just a bit.…There are two settings that can help improve efficiency…of offline files that you need to be especially aware of…in terms of your preparation for the 697.…
They are this one: always offline mode.…And this provides faster access to cached files,…uses less bandwidth,…by forcing users to work with a local copy,…even when they may be connected…with a high-speed connection.…It's just up to you about where you set the threshold…for using this always offline mode.…Now, the confusing part is the actual name…of the setting,…and we'll talk about this in just a moment.…
The other setting that will help improve efficiency…
This hands-on, practical course covers the skills necessary for a system admin to manage remote access in Windows 10—and prepare for the Manage Remote Access domain of Microsoft Certification exam 70-697, Configuring Windows Devices. Brian Culp shows how to create and enable a VPN connection, configure Remote Desktop, establish mobility policies, create and deploy workspaces, and configure offline storage and file syncing. Plus, learn how connect to printers and displays using Wi-Fi Direct.
Review the learning objectives for the Manage Remote Access domain of exam 70-697 at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-70-697.aspx.
- Creating and enabling a VPN connection
- Using Wi-Fi Sense
- Configuring Remote Desktop
- Troubleshooting with Remote Desktop
- Configuring power policies and mobility options
- Creating workspaces with Windows To Go and PowerShell
- Configuring offline files and file policies
- Adjusting sync options
- Connecting to Wi-Fi Direct devices