Duration: 5 Days
Delivery Method: Instructor-Led (in-class & virtual)
Software Assurance Value:
Get 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. In this five-day course, you will learn day-to-day management tasks including how to manage software client health, hardware and software inventory, applications, and integration with Windows Intune. You will also learn how to optimize Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports. This course is also intended for individuals who are interested in taking exam 70-696.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
This course is intended for experienced IT Professionals, typically described as Enterprise Desktop Administrator (EDA). These EDAs deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and applications across medium/large/enterprise organizations. A significant portion of this audience uses or intends to use System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and Windows Intune to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications. The Enterprise Desktop Administrator also supports either domain joined or non-domain joined Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) scenarios, mobile device management, and secure data access on common platforms, such as Windows 8.x, Windows Phone 8.x, iOS, and Android by using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager with Windows Intune.
Module 1: Managing Desktops and Devices in the Enterprise
This module explains the features included in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and Windows Intune and how you can use these solutions to manage desktops and devices in an enterprise environment.
Lab: Performing Administrative Tasks by Using the Configuration Manager Tools
Lab: Creating Queries and Configuring Reporting Services
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Module 2: Preparing the Infrastructure to Support Desktop and Device ManagementThis module explains how to prepare the management infrastructure including the configuration of boundary groups, resource discovery, role-based administration, and mobile device management integration with Exchange Server.
Lab: Configuring Boundaries and Resource Discovery
Lab: Configuring User and Device Collections
Lab: Configuring Role-Based Administration
Module 3: Deploying and Managing the Configuration Manager ClientThis module explains how to deploy and manage the Configuration Manager client.
Lab: Deploying the Configuration Manager Client Software
Lab: Managing Client Settings
Module 4: Managing Inventory for PCs and ApplicationsThis module explains the inventory collection process and explains how to configure, manage, and monitor hardware and software inventory, and use Asset Intelligence and Software Metering.
Lab: Configuring and Managing Inventory Collection
Lab: Configuring Software Metering
Lab: Configuring and Managing Asset Intelligence
Module 5: Distributing and Managing Content Used for DeploymentsThis module explains how to identify and configure the most appropriate method to distribute and manage content used for deployments.
Lab: Distributing and Managing Content for Deployments
Module 6: Deploying and Managing ApplicationsThis module explains how to distribute, deploy, and monitor applications for managed users and systems.
Lab: Creating and Deploying Applications
Lab: Managing Application Supersedence and Removal
Lab: Deploying Windows Store Apps by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
Lab: Deploying Virtual Applications by Using Configuration Manager
Module 7: Managing Mobile Devices by Integrating Windows Intune with Configuration ManagerThis module explains how to integrate Windows Intune and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager to manage mobile devices. There is no lab following this module.
Module 8: Maintaining Software Updates for Managed PCsThis module explains how to maintain software updates for PCs managed by Configuration Manager.
Lab: Configuring the Site for Software Updates
Lab: Deploying and Managing Software Updates
Module 9: Implementing Endpoint Protection for Managed PCsThis module explains how to use System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager to implement Endpoint Protection.
Lab: Implementing Endpoint Protection
Module 10: Managing Compliance and Secure Data AccessThis module explains how to manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure compliance settings and data access for users and devices.
Lab: Managing Compliance Settings
Module 11: Managing Client Status, Power Management, and Remote AdministrationThis module explains how to use Configuration Manager to manage and monitor client activity and health status.
Lab: Configuring and Monitoring Client Status
Lab: Configuring Power Management Settings
Lab: Configuring Remote Tools
Module 12: Maintaining Configuration Manager Sites And Site SystemsThis module explains how to configure site maintenance tasks and perform backup and recovery of a site system.
Lab: Maintaining System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have system administrator–level working knowledge of:
Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills: