10747 Administering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

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This course provides material for:
Microsoft Exam code: 70-243

Overview

This course describes how to configure and manage a System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager site and its associated site systems. The course focuses on day-to-day management tasks for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager feature set and manage and troubleshoot sites by using the Configuration Manager Console and associated toolset.
  • 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.
  • Create, deploy, and manage software packages and programs.
  • Create and deploy applications by using the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager application model.
  • Configure multiple deployment types.
  • Deploy and manage software updates.
  • Integrate and implement Endpoint Protection by using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • 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 by using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Configure Wake On LAN, Power Management policies, and Remote Control.

Audience

The primary audience for this course is intended for IT Professionals who are responsible for configuring and managing endpoints in one or more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems. They have one to three years of experience managing and maintaining client computers, devices, and servers in medium to large enterprise organizations. Administrators may have previous Configuration Manager experience, or be new to the product.

Syllabus

Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

  • Introduction to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Overview of the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Architecture
  • Managing Configuration Manager by Using Configuration Manager Administration Tools
  • Using Tools for Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site
  • Lab : Performing Administration Tasks by Using Configuration Manager Tools
  • Lab : Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site

Discovering and Organizing Resources

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

Managing the Configuration Manager Client Agent

  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Client Agent
  • Deploying Configuration Manager Client Agents
  • Managing Client Settings in Configuration Manager
  • Configuring and Monitoring Client Status
  • Lab : Deploying the Configuration Manager Client Agent
  • Lab : Managing Client Settings
  • Lab : Configuring and Monitoring Client Status

Managing Inventory and Software Metering

  • 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
  • Lab : Configuring and Managing Asset Intelligence
  • Lab : Configuring Software Metering

Querying and Reporting Data

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

Managing Software Distribution and Deployment by Using Packages and Programs

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

Creating and Deploying Applications

  • Overview of Application Management
  • Creating Applications
  • Deploying Applications
  • Managing Applications
  • Lab : Creating and Deploying Applications
  • Lab : Managing Application Supersedence and Removal

Deploying Additional Application Types

  • Deploying Windows Store Apps by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Deploying Virtual Applications by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • 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

  • Overview of the Software Updates Feature
  • Preparing a 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
  • Lab : Deploying and Managing Software Updates

Implementing Endpoint Protection by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

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

Managing Operating Systems Deployment

  • Overview of Operating System Deployment
  • Preparing a Site for O

Training provider

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Online - Self paced
Classroom - Instructor Led
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Duration: 5 days
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