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Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps using System Center Config Manager
 Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps using System Center Config Manager
 

20696: MANAGING ENTERPRISE DEVICES & APPS

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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 35 modules

COURSE AIMS

This intensive 5-day Microsoft course provides expert instruction and hands-on practice configuring and managing clients and devices using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, Windows Intune, and its associated site systems. It teaches delegates day-to-day management tasks including how to manage software client health, hardware and software inventory, applications. and integration with Windows Intune. Delegates also learn how to optimise Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is intended for experienced IT Professionals, typically described as Enterprise Desktop Administrator (EDA) who deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and applications across medium/large/enterprise organizations. Delegates are likely to be using, or want to use, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and Windows Intune to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications.
This course is also intended for individuals who are interested in taking exam 70-696, either as a stand-alone or as part of their MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps certification.
In addition to their professional experience, delegates who attend this training should already 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, students will be able to:

  • Manage desktops and devices in the enterprise.
  • Prepare the infrastructure to support desktop and device management.
  • Deploy and manage the Configuration Manager client.
  • Manage inventory for PCs and applications.
  • Distribute and manage content used for deployments.
  • Deploy and manage applications.
  • Manage mobile devices by integrating Windows Intune with Configuration Manager.
  • Maintain software updates for managed PCs.
  • Implement Endpoint Protection for managed PCs.
  • Manage compliance and secure data access.
  • Manage client status, power management, and remote administration.
  • Maintain Configuration Manager sites and site systems.


CERTIFICATION

This course helps delegates prepare for Microsoft exam 70-696.


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MODULE 1:  Managing Desktops and Devices in the Enterprise
Topics covered:
  • Systems Management Using Configuration Manager and Windows Intune
  • Overview of Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Architecture
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Administrative Tools
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site
  • Introduction to Queries and Reports
MODULE 2:  Lab : Performing Administrative Tasks by Using the Configuration Manager Tools
Topics covered:
  • Searching in the Configuration Manager Console
  • Using Windows PowerShell with Configuration Manager
  • Managing Components by Using Configuration Manager Service Manager
  • Monitoring Site and Component Status
  • Reviewing Log Files by Using Configuration Manager Trace Log Tool
MODULE 3:  Lab : Creating Queries and Configuring Reporting Services
Topics covered:
  • Creating Data Queries
  • Creating Subselect Queries
  • Configuring a Reporting Services Point
MODULE 4:  Preparing the Infrastructure to Support Desktop and Device Management
Topics covered:
  • Configuring Boundaries and Boundary Groups
  • Configuring Resource Discovery
  • Configuring the Exchange Server Connector for Mobile Device Management
  • Configuring User and Device Collections
  • Configuring Role-Based Administration
MODULE 5:  Lab : Configuring Boundaries and Resource Discovery
Topics covered:
  • Configuring Boundaries and Boundary Groups
  • Configuring Active Directory Discovery Methods
MODULE 6:  Lab : Configuring User and Device Collections
Topics covered:
  • Creating a Device Collection
  • Creating a User Collection
  • Configuring a Maintenance Window
MODULE 7:  Lab : Configuring Role-Based Administration
Topics covered:
  • Configuring a New Scope for Toronto Administrators
  • Configuring a New Administrative User
MODULE 8:  Deploying and Managing the Configuration Manager Client
Topics covered:
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Client
  • Deploying the Configuration Manager Client
  • Managing Client Settings in Configuration Manager
MODULE 9:  Lab : Deploying the Configuration Manager Client Software
Topics covered:
  • Preparing the Site for Client Installation
  • Deploying the Configuration Manager Client Software by Using Client Push Installation
MODULE 10:  Lab : Managing Client Settings
Topics covered:
  • Configuring Client Settings
MODULE 11:  Managing Inventory for PCs and Applications
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Inventory Collection
  • Configuring Hardware and Software Inventory
  • Managing Inventory Collection
  • Configuring Software Metering
  • Configuring Asset Intelligence
MODULE 12:  Lab : Configuring and Managing Inventory Collection
Topics covered:
  • Configuring Hardware Inventory
MODULE 13:  Lab : Configuring Software Metering
Topics covered:
  • Configuring Software Metering
MODULE 14:  Lab : Configuring and Managing Asset Intelligence
Topics covered:
  • Preparing the Site for Asset Intelligence
  • Configuring Asset Intelligence
  • Customising the Asset Intelligence Catalog
  • Viewing Asset Intelligence Reports
MODULE 15:  Distributing and Managing Content Used for Deployments
Topics covered:
  • Preparing the Infrastructure for Content Management
  • Distributing and Managing Content on Distribution Points
MODULE 16:  Lab : Distributing and Managing Content for Deployments
Topics covered:
  • Installing a New Distribution Point
  • Managing Content Distribution
  • Implementing Content Prestaging
MODULE 17:  Deploying and Managing Applications
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Application Management
  • Creating Applications
  • Deploying Applications
  • Managing Applications
  • Configuring and Deploying Windows Store Apps
  • Deploying Virtual Applications by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
MODULE 18:  Lab : Creating and Deploying Applications
Topics covered:
  • Installing and Configuring the Application Catalog Roles
  • Creating Applications with Requirements
  • Deploying Applications
MODULE 19:  Lab : Managing Application Supersedence and Removal
Topics covered:
  • Managing Application Supersedence
  • Uninstalling the Excel Viewer Application
MODULE 20:  Lab : Deploying Windows Store Apps by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
Topics covered:
  • Configuring Support for Sideloading Windows Store Apps
  • Configuring a Windows Store App
  • Deploying Windows Store Apps to Users
MODULE 21:  Lab : Deploying Virtual Applications by Using Configuration Manager
Topics covered:
  • Configuring Support for App-V
  • Creating and Deploying Virtual Applications
MODULE 22:  Managing Mobile Devices by Integrating Windows Intune with Configuration Manager
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Managing Mobile Devices by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Managing Mobile Devices by Using the Windows Intune Connector
  • Deploying Applications to Mobile Devices
MODULE 23:  Maintaining Software Updates for Managed PCs
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Software Updates
  • Preparing a Configuration Manager Site for Software Updates
  • Managing Software Updates
  • Configuring Automatic Deployment Rules
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Software Updates
MODULE 24:  Lab : Configuring the Site for Software Updates
Topics covered:
  • Configuring and Synchronising the Software Update Point
MODULE 25:  Lab : Deploying and Managing Software Updates
Topics covered:
  • Determining Software Update Compliance
  • Deploying Software Updates to Clients
  • Configuring Automatic Deployment Rules
MODULE 26:  Implementing Endpoint Protection for Managed PCs
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Configuring and Monitoring Endpoint Protection Policies
MODULE 27:  Lab : Implementing Endpoint Protection
Topics covered:
  • Configuring the Endpoint Protection Point and Client Settings
  • Configuring and Deploying Endpoint Protection Policies
  • Monitoring Endpoint Protection
MODULE 28:  Managing Compliance and Secure Data Access
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Compliance Settings
  • Configuring Compliance Settings
  • Viewing Compliance Results
  • Managing Data Access by Using Profiles
MODULE 29:  Lab : Managing Compliance Settings
Topics covered:
  • Managing Configuration Items and Baselines
  • Viewing Compliance Settings and Reports
  • Configuring Remediation in Compliance Settings
  • Using Compliance Information to Create Collections
MODULE 30:  Managing Client Status, Power Management, and Remote Administration
Topics covered:
  • Configuring and Monitoring Client Status
  • Configuring Power Management
  • Configuring Remote Tools
MODULE 31:  Lab : Configuring and Monitoring Client Status
Topics covered:
  • Configuring and Monitoring Client Communication and Health Status
MODULE 32:  Lab : Configuring Power Management Settings
Topics covered:
  • Applying a Power Management Plan
MODULE 33:  Lab : Configuring Remote Tools
Topics covered:
  • Configuring the Remote Tools Client Settings and Permissions
  • Managing Desktops by Using Remote Control
MODULE 34:  Maintaining Configuration Manager Sites And Site Systems
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Configuration Manager 2012 Site Maintenance
  • Performing Backup and Recovery of a Configuration Manager Site
MODULE 35:  Lab : Maintaining System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
Topics covered:
  • Configuring Maintenance Tasks in Configuration Manager
  • Configuring the Site Backup Task
  • Recovering a Site from a Backup

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MANAGING ENTERPRISE DEVICES AND APPS USING SYSTEM CENTER CONFIG MANAGER

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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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 !

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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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