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Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps
 Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps
 

20695: DEPLOYING WINDOWS DEVICES & APPS

The best solution for Windows 8 Certification

A hands-on five-day course with free pre-course online skills testing
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COURSE OUTLINE

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

VERSIONS COVERED

This course covers Windows 7 & 8 versions

DURATION

This is a five-day training course structured into 27 modules

COURSE AIMS

This intensive, hands-on 5-day Microsoft course teached delegates how to assess operating system and application deployment options, determine the most appropriate deployment strategy, and then implement a lite-touch or zero-touch deployment solution for Windows devices and apps. Solutions covered in this course include operating system deployment scenarios using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is intended for IT professionals who deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and apps across medium/large/enterprise organizations, and also for individuals who are interested in taking exam 70-695, either as a stand-alone or as part of their MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps certification.
Before attending this course, students must have system administrator–level working knowledge of:

  • Networking fundamentals, including common networking protocols, topologies, hardware, media, routing, switching and addressing.
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.
  • Basic concepts of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security.
  • Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax.
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services

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, delegates will be able to:

  • Assess the network environment for supporting operating system and application deployment.
  • Determine operating system deployment strategies.
  • Assess application compatibility.
  • Plan and implement user state migration.
  • Determine an image management strategy.
  • Prepare for deployments using the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK).
  • Support PXE-initiated and multicast operating system deployments.
  • Implement operating system deployment by using the MDT.
  • Implement operating system deployment by using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Integrate MDT and Configuration Manager for operating system deployment.
  • Activate clients and manage additional configuration settings.
  • Deploy Office 2013.


CERTIFICATION

This course helps delegates to prepare for Microsoft exam 70-695


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MODULE 1:  Assessing the Network Environment for Supporting Operating System and Application Deployment
Topics covered:
  • Overview of the Enterprise Desktop Life Cycle
  • Assessing Hardware and Infrastructure Readiness for a Desktop Deployment
  • Using MAP to Assess Deployment Readiness
MODULE 2:  Lab : Assessing the Network Environment for Supporting Operating System and Application Deployment
Topics covered:
  • Collecting Hardware and Application Inventory by Using Configuration Manager
  • Determining Infrastructure Readiness by Using MAP
MODULE 3:  Determining Operating System Deployment Strategies
Topics covered:
  • Tools and Deployment Strategies for an Effective Operating System Deployment Strategy
  • Operating System Deployment Using High-Touch with Retail Media
  • Operating System Deployment Using High-Touch with Standard Image
  • Operating System Deployment Using Lite-Touch
  • Operating System Deployment Using Zero-Touch
  • Alternative Deployment Strategies for Windows Desktops
MODULE 4:  Lab : Determining Operating System Deployment Strategies
Topics covered:
  • Identifying Operating System Deployment Strategies for a Small Network
  • Identifying Operating System Deployment Strategies for a Medium-Sized Network
  • Identifying Operating System Deployment Strategies for an Enterprise Network
  • Installing the Windows Automated Deployment Kit
MODULE 5:  Assessing Application Compatibility
Topics covered:
  • Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues
  • Mitigating Application Compatibility Issues
  • Using ACT to Address Application Compatibility Issues
MODULE 6:  Lab : Assessing Application Compatibility
Topics covered:
  • Analysing Applications for Potential Compatibility Issues
  • Mitigating Application Compatibility Issues
MODULE 7:  Planning and Implementing User State Migration
Topics covered:
  • Overview of User State Migration
  • Overview of USMT 5.0
  • Planning User State Migration
  • Migrating User State by Using USMT
MODULE 8:  Lab : Planning and Implementing User State Migration
Topics covered:
  • Planning for User State Migration
  • Creating and Customising USMT XML Files
  • Capturing and Restoring User State by Using USMT
MODULE 9:  Determining an Image Management Strategy
Topics covered:
  • Overview of the Windows Image File Format
  • Overview of Image Management
MODULE 10:  Lab : Determining an Image Management Strategy
Topics covered:
  • Assessing Business Requirements to Support an Image Management Strategy
MODULE 11:  Preparing For Deployments Using Windows ADK
Topics covered:
  • Overview of the Windows Setup and Installation Process
  • Preparing Boot Images Using Windows PE
  • Automating and Preparing the Installation of an Image Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
  • Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
MODULE 12:  Lab : Preparing the Imaging and Windows PE Environment
Topics covered:
  • Configuring a Custom Windows PE Environment
MODULE 13:  Lab : Building a Reference Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
Topics covered:
  • Building Custom Answer Files by Using Windows SIM
  • Installing a Reference Computer by Using a Custom Answer File
  • Customising Image in Audit Mode and Preserve the Profile Changes Using Sysprep
MODULE 14:  Lab : Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
Topics covered:
  • Capturing a Reference System Image
  • Servicing a Reference Image
MODULE 15:  Supporting PXE-Initiated and Multicast Operating System Deployments
Topics covered:
  • Overview of PXE-Initiated and Multicast Operating System Deployments
  • Installing and Configuring the Windows DS Environment
MODULE 16:  Lab : Configuring Windows DS to Support PXE and Multicast Operating System Deployments
Topics covered:
  • Planning the Windows DS Environment
  • Installing and Configuring the Windows DS Server Role
MODULE 17:  Implementing Operating System Deployment by Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Topics covered:
  • Planning for the MDT Environment
  • Implementing MDT 2013
  • Integrating Windows DS with MDT
MODULE 18:  Lab : Operating System Deployment using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Topics covered:
  • Planning for the MDT Environment
  • Installing MDT 2013 and Prerequisites
  • Creating and Configuring the MDT 2013 Deployment Share
  • Deploying and Capturing a Reference Operating System Image
MODULE 19:  Implementing Operating System Deployment by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Operating System Deployment
  • Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
  • Deploying an Operating System Image
MODULE 20:  Lab : Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
Topics covered:
  • Managing Site System Roles Used to Support Operating System Deployment
  • Managing Packages to Support Operating System Deployment
MODULE 21:  Lab : Deploying Operating System Images for Bare-Metal Installations
Topics covered:
  • Preparing the Operating System Image
  • Creating a Task Sequence to Deploy an Image
  • Deploying an Image
MODULE 22:  Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for Operating System Deployment
Topics covered:
  • Integrating Deployment Tools with Configuration Manager
  • Reviewing the Features Provided by Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager
MODULE 23:  Lab : Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for Operating System Deployment
Topics covered:
  • Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager
  • Creating an MDT Boot Disk
  • Creating and Deploying an MDT Task Sequence Using Configuration Manager
MODULE 24:  Activating Clients and Managing Additional Configuration Settings
Topics covered:
  • Volume License Activation Solutions
  • Determining Additional Configuration Client Settings
MODULE 25:  Lab : Configuring Additional Settings for Computer Clients
Topics covered:
  • Creating a Common Windows Start Screen and Custom Power Plan
  • Creating a Client Preferences GPO
MODULE 26:  Deploying Office 2013
Topics covered:
  • Methods for Deploying Microsoft Office 2013 Editions
  • Customising Office Deployments
  • Deploying Office 2013 from Office 365
  • Considerations for Deploying Office 2013 Using App-V
  • Managing Office Settings
MODULE 27:  Lab : Deploying Microsoft Office 2013 Using the Office Customization Tool
Topics covered:
  • Using OCT to Customise an Office 2013 Deployment
  • Deploying a Click-to-Run version of Office 2013

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DEPLOYING WINDOWS DEVICES AND ENTERPRISE APPS

General Information

All Windows Desktop Infrastructure 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.

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



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