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Administering system Center 2012 Configuration Manager Exeter

  • Price £1,495.00
  • Duration 5 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted

Description

Special Notices

This course is run as an instructor led course, with the option to join via Extended Classrooms.

Using the latest technologies it allows virtual delegates to join an instructor led classroom, and interact with both the other delegates and instructors as if they were there.


Overview

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager site and its associated site systems in the role of Configuration Manager administrators.


Audience Profile
This course is intended for Configuration Manager Administrators who are responsible for configuring and managing one or more System Center 2012 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems. They have one to three years of experience supporting multiple desktop and server computers running the Windows Server operating system in medium to large enterprise organizations. Administrators may have previous Configuration Manager experience, or be new to the product. Individuals who are interested in taking exam 70-243 TS: Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, Configuring can also attend this course. Both Configuration Manager courses will be necessary to prepare for the exam.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have system administrator-level working knowledge of:

Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS)
Active Directory principles and management
Windows Server management including Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows client fundamentals
Deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 including Reporting Services
Basic Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) concepts
Desired: Have a base-level understanding of System Center Configuration Manager 2007

Skills

Delegates will learn how to:

Describe the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager feature set.
Discover and organize resources.
Manage the Configuration Manager client.
Manage inventory and software metering.
Query and report data.
Manage software deployments by using packages and programs.
Create and deploy applications.
Manage application deployment.
Deploy and manage software updates.
Implement System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection.
Deploy operating systems by using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.
Manage compliance settings on devices.
Manage mobile devices.
Configure Wake On LAN, Power Management, and Remote Control.

Course Content

Module 1: Overview of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
This module describes the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager feature set and explains how to manage sites by using the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Console.

Lessons

Introduction to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
Overview of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Architecture
Overview of the Configuration Manager Console
Tools for Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site
Lab : Exploring the Configuration Manager Console

Exploring the Configuration Manager Console
Searching in the Configuration Manager Console
Lab : Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site

Configuring Status Summarizers
Managing Components by Using Configuration Manager Service Manager
Monitoring Site and Component Status
Reviewing Log Files by Using Configuration Manager Trace Log Tool
 

Module 2: Discovering and Organizing Resources
This module explains how to configure discovery methods, configure boundaries and boundary groups, manage user and device collections, and implement role-based security.

Lessons

Configuring Resource Discovery
Configuring Boundaries and Boundary Groups
Configuring User and Device Collections
Configuring Role-Based Administration
Lab : Configuring Resource Discovery and Boundaries

Configuring Active Directory Discovery Methods
Configuring Boundaries and Boundary Groups
Lab : Configuring User and Device Collections

Creating a Device Collection
Creating a User Collection
Configuring a Maintenance Window
Lab : Configuring Role-Based Administration

Configuring a New Scope for Toronto Administrators
Configuring a New Administrative User
 

Module 3: Managing the Configuration Manager Client
This module explains how to configure client deployment methods and client settings, and monitor client status.

Lessons

Overview of the Configuration Manager Client
Deploying the Configuration Manager Client
Managing Client Agents
Configuring and Monitoring Client Status
Lab : Deploying the Configuration Manager Client

Preparing the Site for Client Installation
Deploying the Configuration Manager Client by Using Client Push Installation
Deploying the Configuration Manager Client by Using Group Policy (Optional)
Lab : Managing Client Settings

Configuring Client Settings

Lab : Configuring and Monitoring Client Status

Configuring and Monitoring Client Communication and Health Status

Module 4: Managing Inventory and Software Metering
This module explains how to configure and manage hardware and software inventory, monitor inventory data flow, and use asset intelligence and software metering.

Lessons

Overview of Inventory Collection
Configuring Hardware Inventory
Configuring Software Inventory
Managing Inventory Collection
Configuring Asset Intelligence
Configuring Software Metering
Lab : Configuring and Managing Inventory Collection

Configuring Hardware Inventory
Configuring Software Inventory
Lab : Configuring and Managing Asset Intelligence

Preparing the Site for Asset Intelligence
Configuring Asset Intelligence
Customizing Asset Intelligence
Viewing Asset Intelligence Reports
Lab : Configuring Software Metering

Configuring Software Metering

Module 5: Querying and Reporting Data
This module explains how to create queries and run reports by using SQL Server Reporting Services.

Lessons

Introduction to Queries
Managing Queries
Configuring SQL Server Reporting Services
Lab : Creating and Running Queries

Creating Data Queries
Creating Subselect Queries
Creating Status Message Queries
Lab : Configuring Reporting

Configuring a Reporting Services Point


Module 6: Managing Software Deployments by Using Packages and Programs
This module explains how to create and deploy packages and programs.

Lessons

Configuring Software Distribution
Configuring Packages and Programs
Distributing Content to Distribution Points
Deploying Programs to Configuration Manager Clients
Lab : Managing Software Deployment by Using Packages and Programs

Preparing the Infrastructure for Software Deployment
Creating a Package and Configuring Programs
Distributing Content to a Distribution Point
Deploying a Program to Configuration Manager Clients
 

Module 7: Creating and Deploying Applications
This module explains how to create and deploy applications by using the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager application model.

Lessons

Overview of Application Management
Creating Applications
Deploying Applications
Configuring the Application Catalog
Lab : Creating and Deploying an Application

Creating and Deploying a Required Application
Creating and Deploying an Available Application
Lab : Deploying Applications from the Application Catalog

Installing and Configuring the Application Catalog
Creating and Deploying Applications to the Application Catalog
Installing Applications from the Application Catalog
 

Module 8: Managing Application Deployment
This module explains how to configure application deployment requirements, application supersedence, application un-installation, and multiple deployment types.

Lessons

Configuring Requirements and Dependencies for Deployment Types
Configuring Multiple Deployment Types and User Device Affinity
Managing Applications
Lab : Advanced Application Deployment

Configuring User Device Affinity
Creating Applications with Requirements
Deploying Required Applications to Users
Creating an Application with Multiple Deployment Types
Lab : Managing Application Supersedence and Removal

Using Application Supersedence
Uninstalling the Excel Viewer Application
 

Module 9: Deploying and Managing Software Updates
This module explains how to deploy and manage software updates.

Lessons

Overview of Software Updates
Preparing the Configuration Manager Site for Software Updates
Managing Software Updates
Configuring Automatic Deployment Rules
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Software Updates
Lab : Configuring the Site for Software Updates

Configuring and Synchronizing the Software Update Point

Lab : Deploying and Managing Software Updates

Determining Software Update Compliance
Deploying Software Updates to Clients
Configuring Automatic Deployment Rules
 

Module 10: Implementing Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager 2012
This module explains how to integrate and implement System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.

Lessons

Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
Configuring and Monitoring Endpoint Protection Policies
Lab : Implementing Endpoint Protection

Configuring the Endpoint Protection Point and Client Settings
Configuring and Deploying Endpoint Protection Policies
Monitoring Endpoint Protection
 

Module 11: Managing Operating System Deployment
This module explains how to deploy operating systems by using the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager infrastructure.

Lessons

Overview of Operating System Deployment
Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
Capturing an Operating System Image
Deploying an Operating System
Lab : Preparing the Environment for Operating System Deployment

Managing Site System Roles Used to Support Operating System Deployment
Managing Packages to Support Operating System Deployment
Lab : Building and Capturing a Reference Image

Creating a Build and Capture Task Sequence
Capturing the Reference Computer
Lab : Performing an In-Place Upgrade

Preparing the Operating System Image
Creating a Task Sequence to Deploy an Image
Deploying an Image
 

Module 12: Managing Compliance Settings
This module explains how to manage configuration items and baselines to assess and remediate the compliance of settings on devices.

Lessons

Overview of Compliance Settings
Configuring Compliance Settings
Viewing Compliance Results
Lab : Managing Compliance Settings

Managing Configuration Items and Baselines
Viewing Compliance Settings Reports
Configuring Remediation in Compliance Settings
Using Compliance Information to Create Collections
 

Module 13: Managing Mobile Devices
This module explains how to configure the mobile device management settings.

Lessons

Configuring Mobile Device Management
Depth Management of Mobile Devices
Deploying Applications to Mobile Devices
Lab : Managing Mobile Devices

Preparing the Infrastructure for Mobile Device Management
Enrolling a Mobile Device
Managing Compliance Settings for a Mobile Device
Deploying an Application to a Mobile Device
 

Module 14: Configuring Wake On LAN, Power Management, and Remote Control
This module explains how to configure Wake On LAN, power management policies, and Remote Control.

Lessons

Configuring Wake On LAN
Overview of Out of Band Management
Configuring Power Management Settings
Configuring Remote Control
Lab : Configuring Power Management Settings

Applying a Power Management Plan

Lab : Configuring Remote Control

Configuring the Remote Tools Client Settings and Permissions
Managing Desktops by Using Remote Control

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