Subscribe for access to this FREE e-learning mini-course!


Your First Name:


Your Surname:


Your Email Address:



Subscribe
Close


Hamburger menu
Menu
bookings:   0333 6000 111
service:       0333 6000 555
    or           
Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure
 Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure
 

20415: IMPLEMENTING A DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE

The best solution for Windows Server 2012 Training Courses

A hands-on five-day course with free pre-course online skills testing
See Our Latest Reviews on TrustPilot:
COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this five-day course

VERSIONS COVERED

This course covers 2012 versions

DURATION

This is a five-day training course structured into 31 modules

COURSE AIMS

This intensive 5-day Microsoft instructor-led course provides delegates with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and implement a Windows 8 desktop infrastructure. The course provides guidance on planning and deploying desktops by using several technologies such as User State Migration Tool (USMT), Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and more. Additionally, the course describes how to protect desktops and monitor their health and performance.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The course is primarily intended for IT professionals who manage the desktop environments for organisations, and want to specialise in Windows 8 desktop deployments. They will typically work in complex computing environments of large to enterprise-sized organisations. The secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who want to take the 70-415: Implementing an Enterprise Desktop and Device Infrastructure exam as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification.

AUTHORISED MICROSOFT TRAINING COURSE

This is an authorised Microsoft training course, delivered by certified Microsoft trainers at fully equipped centres using the latest equipment, software and course materials. There is no better way to undertake your training, to maximise your learning and ensure the highest marks possible in your certification exams.


COURSE OBJECTIVES

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Assess and determine desktop deployment options.
  • Plan an image management strategy.
  • Implement desktop security.
  • Capture and manage a desktop operating system image.
  • Plan and implement User State Migration.
  • Plan and deploy desktops by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
  • Plan and deploying desktops by using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.
  • Plan and implement a Remote Desktop Services infrastructure.
  • Manage user state virtualization for enterprise desktops.
  • Plan and implement an updates infrastructure to support enterprise desktops.
  • Protect enterprise desktops from malware and data loss.
  • Monitoring the performance and health of the desktop infrastructure.


CERTIFICATION

This course helps delegates to prepare for exam 70-415


Want to see prices and options for delivery of your training?

MODULE 1:  Assessing and Determining Desktop Deployment Options
Topics covered:
  • Overview of the Enterprise Desktop Life Cycle
  • Assessing Hardware and Infrastructure Readiness for a Desktop Deployment
  • Using MAP to Assess Deployment Readiness
  • Overview of Enterprise Desktop Deployment Methods
  • Volume Activation Technologies for Enterprise Desktops
MODULE 2:  Lab : Assessing and Determining Desktop Deployment Options
Topics covered:
  • Planning a Desktop Deployment Strategy
  • Collecting Infrastructure Data
  • Implementing a Volume Activation Solution
MODULE 3:  Planning An Image Management Strategy
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Windows Image Format
  • Overview of Image Management
MODULE 4:  Lab : Planning an Image Management Strategy
Topics covered:
  • Assessing Business Requirements to Support an Image Management Strategy
MODULE 5:  Implementing Desktop Security
Topics covered:
  • Implementing a Centralised Desktop Security Solution
  • Planning and Implementing BitLocker
  • Planning and Implementing EFS
MODULE 6:  Lab : Configuring Desktop Security
Topics covered:
  • Configuring Desktop Security by Using Group Policy
  • Configuring Drive Encryption by Using BitLocker and MBAM
MODULE 7:  Lab : Configuring File Encryption by Using EFS
Topics covered:
  • Implementing a Centrally Managed EFS Solution
  • Verifying EFS Document Recovery
MODULE 8:  Capturing and Managing a Desktop Operating System Image
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Windows ADK
  • Managing Windows PE
  • Building a Reference Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
  • Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
  • Configuring and Managing Windows DS
MODULE 9:  Lab : Preparing the Imaging and the Windows PE Environment
Topics covered:
  • Installing Windows ADK
  • Configuring a Custom Windows PE Environment
MODULE 10:  Lab : Building a Reference Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
Topics covered:
  • Building a Custom Answer File Using Windows SIM
  • Installing a Reference Computer by Using a Custom Answer File
  • Generalising a Reference Computer by Using Sysprep
MODULE 11:  Lab : Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
Topics covered:
  • Capturing a Reference System Image
  • Servicing a Reference System Image
MODULE 12:  Lab : Configuring and Managing Windows DS
Topics covered:
  • Planning the Windows Deployment Services Environment
  • Installing and Configuring the Windows Deployment Services Server Role
  • Capturing a Reference Image by Using Windows DS
  • Deploying an Image by Using Windows DS
MODULE 13:  Planning and Implementing User State Migration
Topics covered:
  • Overview of User State Migration
  • Planning User State Migration by Using USMT
  • Migrating User State by Using USMT
MODULE 14:  Lab : Planning and Implementing User State Migration
Topics covered:
  • Planning for User State Migration
  • Creating and Customising the USMT XML Files
  • Capturing and Restoring User State by Using USMT
MODULE 15:  Lab : Migrating User State by Using Hard-Link Migration
Topics covered:
  • Performing a Hard-Link Migration by Using USMT
MODULE 16:  Planning and Deploying Desktops Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Topics covered:
  • Planning for the LTI Environment
  • Implementing MDT 2012 for LTI
  • Integrating Windows DS with MDT
MODULE 17:  Lab : Planning and Deploying Desktops by Using MDT
Topics covered:
  • Planning for the MDT LTI Environment
  • Installing MDT 2012 and Prerequisites
  • Creating and Configuring the MDT 2012 Deployment Share
  • Deploying and Capturing a Reference Operating System Image
  • Integrating Windows DS with MDT 2012 To Provide PXE-Boot Capabilities
MODULE 18:  Planning and Deploying Desktops by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
Topics covered:
  • Planning the ZTI Environment
  • Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
  • Building a Reference Image by Using a Configuration Manager Task Sequence
  • Deploying Client Images by Using MDT Task Sequences
MODULE 19:  Lab : Preparing the Environment for Operating System Deployment
Topics covered:
  • Planning the Operating System Deployment Infrastructure
  • Preparing the ZTI Environment
  • Configuring the Deployment Packages and System Images
MODULE 20:  Lab : Performing a Zero-Touch Installation by Using MDT and Configuration Manager
Topics covered:
  • Performing a ZTI
MODULE 21:  Planning and Implementing a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Remote Desktop Services
  • Planning the Remote Desktop Services Environment
  • Configuring a Virtual Machine–Based Desktop Infrastructure Deployment
  • Configuring a Session-Based Desktop Deployment
  • Extending the Remote Desktop Services Environment to the Internet
MODULE 22:  Lab : Planning and Implementing a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure
Topics covered:
  • Planning the Remote Desktop Services Environment
  • Configuring a Virtual Machine-Based Desktop Infrastructure Scenario
  • Configuring a Session-Based Desktop Scenario
  • Configuring the RD Gateway Role Service
MODULE 23:  Managing User State Virtualization For Enterprise Desktops
Topics covered:
  • Overview of User State Virtualization
  • Planning User State Virtualization
  • Configuring Roaming Profiles, Folder Redirection, and Offline Files
  • Implementing UE-V
MODULE 24:  Lab : Managing User State Virtualization for Enterprise Desktops
Topics covered:
  • Planning User State Virtualization
  • Implementing User State Virtualization
MODULE 25:  Planning and Implementing an Updates Infrastructure to Support Enterprise Desktops
Topics covered:
  • Planning an Updates Infrastructure for the Enterprise
  • Supporting Software Updates with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Managing Updates for Virtual Machines and Images
  • Using Windows Intune for Managing Software Updates
MODULE 26:  Lab : Planning and Implementing an Updates Infrastructure to Support Enterprise Desktops
Topics covered:
  • Planning an Updates Infrastructure
  • Preparing a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Site to Support Software Updates
  • Determining Software Update Compliance
  • Deploying Software Updates to Clients
MODULE 27:  Protecting Enterprise Desktops from Malware and Data Loss
Topics covered:
  • Overview of System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
  • Configuring System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Client Settings and Monitoring Status
  • Using Windows Intune Endpoint Protection
  • Protecting Desktops by Using DPM
MODULE 28:  Lab : Implementing Client Endpoint Protection
Topics covered:
  • Configuring the Endpoint Protection Point
  • Configuring and Deploying Endpoint Protection Polices
  • Configuring Client Settings to Support Endpoint Protection
  • Monitoring Endpoint Protection
MODULE 29:  Lab : Configuring Data Protection for Client Computer Data
Topics covered:
  • Configuring and Verifying Client Data Protection
MODULE 30:  Monitoring the Performance and Health of the Desktop Infrastructure
Topics covered:
  • Performance and Health Monitoring for the Desktop Infrastructure
  • Monitoring VDI
MODULE 31:  Lab : Monitoring the Performance and Health of the Desktop Infrastructure
Topics covered:
  • Configuring Performance and Reliability Monitoring of Desktops
  • Configuring Operations Manager for Monitoring Virtual Environments

Want to see prices and options for delivery of your training?

RELATED COURSES

20410: Install & Configure Win Server 2012

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

20410: Install & Configure Win Server 2012

  • Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
  • Lab : Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
  • Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
  • Lab : Installing Domain Controllers
  • Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
  • Lab : Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
  • Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
  • Lab : Automating AD DS Administration by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Implementing IPv4
  • Lab : Implementing IPv4
  • Implementing DHCP
  • Lab : Implementing DHCP
  • Implementing DNS
  • Lab : Implementing DNS
  • Implementing IPv6
  • Lab : Implementing IPv6
  • Implementing Local Storage
  • Lab : Implementing Local Storage
  • Implementing File and Print Services
  • Lab : Implementing File and Print Services
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Lab : Implementing Group Policy
  • Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects, AppLocker & Windows Firewall.Lessons
  • Lab : Lab A: Increasing Security for Server Resources
  • Lab : Lab B: Configuring AppLocker and Windows Firewall
  • Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
  • Lab : Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

20411: Administering Windows Server 2012

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

20411: Administering Windows Server 2012

  • Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
  • Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role
  • Implementing Network Access Protection
  • Optimizing File Services
  • Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
  • Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
  • Implementing Update Management
  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012

20412: Configure Advanced Win Server 2012 Services

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

20412: Configure Advanced Win Server 2012 Services

  • Implementing Advanced Network Services
  • Lab : Implementing Advanced Network Services
  • Implementing Advanced File Services
  • Lab : Implementing Advanced File Services
  • Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Lab : Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Lab : Implementing Network Load Balancing
  • Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Implementing Disaster Recovery
  • Lab : Implementing Windows Server Backup and Restore
  • Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
  • Lab : Implementing Complex AD DS Deployments
  • Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
  • Lab : Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
  • Implementing AD CS
  • Lab : Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Implementing AD RMS
  • Lab : Configuring AD RMS
  • Implementing AD FS
  • Lab : Implementing AD FS

20413: Design & Implement Server Infrastructure

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

20413: Design & Implement Server Infrastructure

  • Planning Server Upgrade and Migration
  • Lab : Planning a Server Upgrade and Migration
  • Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Strategy
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure
  • Planning and Deploying Servers Using Virtual Machine Manager
  • Lab : Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines by Using Virtual Machine Manager
  • Lab : Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and IP Address Management Solution
  • Designing and Implementing Name Resolution
  • Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Infrastructure
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest Infrastructure
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Organizational Unit Infrastructure
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory OU Infrastructure and Delegation Model
  • Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy
  • Designing and Implementing an AD DS Physical Topology
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Physical Topology
  • Planning and Implementing Storage and File Services
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing Storage
  • Designing and Implementing Network Protection
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Network Protection
  • Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services
  • Lab : Designing and Implementing Network Access Services

10747: Admin System Center 2012 Config Manager

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

10747: Admin System Center 2012 Config Manager

  • Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Lab : Performing Administration Tasks by Using Configuration Manager Tools
  • Lab : Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site
  • Discovering and Organizing Resources
  • Lab : Configuring Boundaries and Resource Discovery
  • Lab : Configuring User and Device Collections
  • Lab : Configuring Role-Based Administration
  • Managing the Configuration Manager Client Agent
  • Lab : Deploying the Configuration Manager Client Agent
  • Lab : Managing Client Settings
  • Lab : Configuring and Monitoring Client Status
  • Managing Inventory and Software Metering
  • Lab : Configuring and Managing Inventory Collection
  • Lab : Configuring and Managing Asset Intelligence
  • Lab : Configuring Software Metering
  • Querying and Reporting Data
  • Lab : Creating and Running Queries
  • Lab : Configuring Reporting
  • Managing Software Distribution and Deployment by Using Packages and Programs
  • Lab : Managing Software Deployment by Using Packages and Programs
  • Creating and Deploying Applications
  • Lab : Creating and Deploying Applications
  • Lab : Managing Application Supersedence and Removal
  • Deploying Additional Application Types
  • Lab : Deploying Windows Store Apps by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Lab : Deploying Virtual Applications by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Deploying and Managing Software Updates
  • Lab : Configuring the Site for Software Updates
  • Lab : Deploying and Managing Software Updates
  • Implementing Endpoint Protection by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Lab : Implementing Endpoint Protection
  • Managing Operating Systems Deployment
  • Lab : Preparing the Environment for Operating System Deployment
  • Lab : Building and Capturing a Reference Image
  • Lab : Performing an In-Place Upgrade
  • Managing Compliance Settings and Profiles
  • Lab : Managing Compliance Settings
  • Mobile Device Management Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Lab : Managing Mobile Devices Enrolled By Windows Intune
  • Configuring Wake On LAN, Power Management, and Remote Control
  • Lab : Configuring Power Management Settings
  • Lab : Configuring Remote Control

20414: Implement Advanced Server Infrastructure

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

20414: Implement Advanced Server Infrastructure

  • Overview of Management in an Enterprise Data Center
  • Lab : Considerations for Implementing an Enterprise Data Center
  • Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy
  • Planning and Implementing Networks and Storage for Virtualization
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing Virtual Networks and Storage
  • Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Virtual Machine Deployment and Management Strategy
  • Planning and Implementing a Virtualization Administration Solution
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an Administration Solution for Virtualization
  • Planning and Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy
  • Lab : Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy
  • Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications
  • Planning and Implementing a High Availability Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing a Highly Available Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering
  • Planning and Implementing a Business Continuity Strategy
  • Lab : Implementing a Virtual Machine Backup Strategy with DPM
  • Planning and Implementing an Public Key Infrastructure
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Certificate Services Infrastructure
  • Planning and Implementing an Identity Federation Infrastructure
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an AD FS Infrastructure
  • Planning and Implementing Data Access for Users and Devices
  • Lab : Implementing DAC and Access Denied Assistance
  • Lab : Implementing Work Folders
  • Planning and Implementing an Information Rights Management Infrastructure
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing an AD RMS Infrastructure

20417: Upgrade Skills to MCSA Win Server 2012

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

20417: Upgrade Skills to MCSA Win Server 2012

  • Installing and Configuring Servers Based on Windows Server 2012
  • Lab : Installing and Configuring Servers Based on Windows Server 2012
  • Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2012
  • Lab : Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2012
  • Managing Windows Server 2012 by Using Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Lab : Managing Servers Running Windows Server 2012 by Using Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Managing Storage for Windows Server 2012
  • Lab : Managing Storage for Servers Based on Windows Server 2012
  • Lab : Implementing BranchCache
  • Implementing Network Services
  • Lab : Implementing Network Services
  • Implementing DirectAccess
  • Lab : Implementing DirectAccess
  • Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V
  • Lab : Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
  • Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Lab : Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Lab : Implementing Dynamic Access Control
  • Implementing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Lab : Implementing AD DS
  • Implementing Active Directory Federation Services
  • Lab : Implementing AD FS

20416: Implementing Desktop App Environments

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: five day]

20416: Implementing Desktop App Environments

  • Designing an Application Distribution Strategy
  • Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
  • Deploying Applications by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune
  • Deploying Applications by Using System Center Configuration Manager
  • Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment
  • Designing and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Preparing, Configuring and Deploying Presentation Virtualization Applications
  • Designing and Deploying an Application Virtualization Environment
  • Preparing, Sequencing, and Deploying Virtual Applications
  • Planning and Implementing Application Updates and Security
  • Planning and Implementing Application Upgrade and Supersedence
  • Monitoring Application Deployment, Utilization, and Performance

MORE INFORMATION FOR
IMPLEMENTING A DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE

General Information

All Windows Server training courses use the latest content, qualified and experienced trainers, and provide delegates with the best learning experience. Training is interactive and classroom-based, and the ability to ask questions reinforces knowledge acquisition during the class.

Class Sizes

Maximum class sizes vary, but there is always adequate time for delegates to ask questions of the instructor.

How to book
Course, dates and delegate numbers
Decide on the Windows Server course you want, the date(s) you can attend, and the number of delegates involved
Call us
if at any time you want help or advice, or you want to book on the telephone, just call us on 0333 6000 111 to speak to one of our friendly training advisors

Note: With non-credit card bookings you must sign and return a Booking Form before we can confirm your training.

Also note: If you are a private individual you must pay by credit card at the time of booking.

The confirmation process
Course places allocated
Your place is allocated, along with the trainer, workbooks and exercise files if appropriate
Booking confirmation
You receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (and directions if it's at our centre)
Training invoice
You receive a VAT invoice

Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

What happens on the day

If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   The timetable is as follows:

9:15

ARRIVAL TIME

9:30

TRAINING STARTS

11:00

MID-MORNING BREAK



1:00

ONE HOUR LUNCH BREAK

3:15

MID-AFTERNOON BREAK

4:30

WRAP UP

Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

What you get

With your Windows Server training course from Activia, you get a free workbook, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge.



GET IN TOUCH

Call us on:
0333 6000 111

   You can Email us direct (You'll usually get a response within 2-3 working hours)
   Or fill out the details below and we'll be in touch very soon:
SEND MESSAGE

Stay in touch
          TrustPilot
CPD
ILM
ISO9001


Back to top
Quick Links
More on This Page
HOME
See Our Windows Server Courses
More About Windows Server Training
REQUEST MORE INFORMATION
View prices/options, and book
We do not have classes for 20415: Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure scheduled at present but contact us to see how you can schedule your own

OK
Site Cookies
We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better.

You can change your cookie settings in your browser. Otherwise, we’ll assume you’re OK to continue.

I'm fine with this