Administering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (10747)

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This course has been retired by Microsoft. Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune (20696) has replaced this course.

About this Course

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager site and its associated site systems with a focus on day-to-day management tasks for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

Who should attend

IT professionals who are responsible for configuring and managing one or more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems.

Class Prerequisites

System administrator–level working knowledge of:

  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.
  • Windows client management including endpoint security fundamentals.
  • Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Windows Server administration concepts including Active Directory and group policy principles and management.
  • Basic concepts of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security.
  • Familiarity with Windows Intune
  • Desired: Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services
  • Desired: Basic understanding of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

What You Will Learn

  • Describe the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager feature set.
  • Configure boundaries and boundary groups, configure discovery methods, manage user and device collections, and implement role-based administration.
  • Describe the client deployment process, configure client deployment methods, configure the client agent settings, and monitor client status.
  • Describe the inventory collection process, configure and manage hardware and software inventory, monitor inventory data flow, and use Asset Intelligence and Software Metering.
  • Analyze data by creating queries and running reports.
  • Manage software deployments by using packages and programs.
  • Create and deploy applications.
  • Configure multiple deployment types.
  • Deploy and manage software updates.
  • Implement System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection.
  • Deploy operating systems by using the Configuration Manager infrastructure.
  • Manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure settings for devices.
  • Manage mobile devices.
  • Configure Wake On LAN, power management, and Remote Control.

Outline: Administering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (10747)

Module 1: Overview of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • 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

Module 2: Discovering and Organizing Resources

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

Module 3: Managing the Configuration Manager Client

  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Client
  • Deploying the Configuration Manager Client
  • Managing Client Settings
  • Configuring and Monitoring Client Status

Module 4: Managing Inventory and Software Metering

  • Overview of Inventory Collection
  • Configuring Hardware Inventory
  • Configuring Software Inventory
  • Managing Inventory Collection
  • Configuring Asset Intelligence
  • Configuring Software Metering

Module 5: Querying and Reporting Data

  • Introduction to Queries
  • Managing Queries
  • Configuring SQL Server Reporting Services

Module 6: Managing Software Deployments by Using Packages and Programs

  • Configuring Software Distribution
  • Configuring Packages and Programs
  • Distributing Content to Distribution Points
  • Deploying Programs to Configuration Manager Clients

Module 7: Creating and Deploying Applications

  • Overview of Application Management
  • Creating Applications
  • Deploying Applications
  • Configuring the Application Catalog

Module 8: Managing Application Deployment

  • Configuring Requirements and Dependencies for Deployment Types
  • Configuring Multiple Deployment Types and User Device Affinity
  • Managing Applications

Module 9: Deploying and Managing Software Updates

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

Module 10: Implementing Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager 2012

  • Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Configuring and Monitoring Endpoint Protection Policies

Module 11: Managing Operating System Deployment

  • Overview of Operating System Deployment
  • Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
  • Capturing an Operating System Image
  • Deploying an Operating System

Module 12: Managing Compliance Settings

  • Overview of Compliance Settings
  • Configuring Compliance Settings
  • Viewing Compliance Results

Module 13: Managing Mobile Devices

  • Configuring Mobile Device Management
  • Configuring a Public Key Infrastructure
  • Depth Management of Mobile Devices
  • Deploying Applications to Mobile Devices

Module 14: Configuring Wake On LAN, Power Management, and Remote Control

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

Labs

  • Exploring the Configuration Manager Console
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site
  • Configuring Resource Discovery and Boundaries
  • Configuring User and Device Collections
  • Configuring Role-Based Administration
  • Deploying the Configuration Manager Client
  • Managing Client Settings
  • Configuring and Monitoring Client Status
  • Configuring and Managing Inventory Collection
  • Configuring and Managing Asset Intelligence
  • Configuring Software Metering
  • Creating and Running Queries
  • Configuring Reporting
  • Managing Software Deployment by Using Packages and Programs
  • Creating and Deploying an Application
  • Deploying Applications from the Application Catalog
  • Advanced Application Deployment
  • Managing Application Supersedence and Removal
  • Configuring the Site for Software Updates
  • Deploying and Managing Software Updates
  • Implementing Endpoint Protection
  • Preparing the Environment for Operating System Deployment
  • Building and Capturing a Reference Image
  • Performing an In-Place Upgrade
  • Managing Compliance Settings
  • Configuring PKI for Configuration Manager
  • Managing Mobile Devices
  • Configuring Power Management Settings
  • Configuring Remote Control
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 2,895
  • SA Voucher: 5
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Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price
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