1 - Managing computers and mobile devices in the enterprise
Overview of systems management by using enterprise management solutionsOverview of the Configuration Manager architectureOverview of the Configuration Manager administrative toolsTools for monitoring and troubleshooting a Configuration Manager siteLab : Exploring the Configuration Manager tools
2 - Analyzing data using queries, reports, and CMPivot
Introduction to queries Configuring SQL Server Reporting ServicesAnalyzing the real-time state of a device by using CMPivotLab : Creating and running queriesLab : Configuring SSRSLab : Analyzing the real-time state of a device by using CMPivot
3 - Preparing the Configuration Manager management infrastructure
Configuring site boundaries and boundary groupsConfiguring resource discoveryOrganizing resources using device and user collectionsLab : Configuring boundaries and resource discoveryLab: Configuring user and device collections
4 - Deploying and managing the Configuration Manager client
Overview of the Configuration Manager clientDeploying the Configuration Manager clientConfiguring and monitoring client statusManaging client settings and performing management operationsLab : Deploying the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager client softwareLab: Configuring and monitoring client statusLab : Managing client settings
5 - Managing inventory for PCs and applications
Overview of inventory collectionConfiguring hardware and software inventoryManaging inventory collectionConfiguring software meteringConfiguring and managing Asset IntelligenceLab : Configuring and managing inventory collectionLab : Configuring software meteringLab : Configuring and managing Asset Intelligence
6 - Distributing and managing content used for deployments
Preparing the infrastructure for content managementDistributing and managing content on distribution pointsLab : Distributing and managing content for deployments
7 - Deploying and managing applications
Overview of application managementCreating applicationsDeploying applicationsManaging applicationsDeploying virtual applications by using System Center Configuration Manager (Optional)Deploying and managing Windows Store appsLab : Creating and deploying applicationsLab : Managing application supersedence and removalLab : Deploying virtual applications by using Configuration Manager (Optional)Lab : Using Configuration Manager to deploy Windows Store apps
8 - Maintaining software updates for managed PCs
The software updates processPreparing a Configuration Manager site for software updatesManaging software updatesConfiguring automatic deployment rulesMonitoring and troubleshooting software updatesEnabling third-party updatesLab : Configuring the site for software updatesLab : Deploying and managing software updates
9 - Implementing Endpoint Protection for managed PCs
Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration ManagerConfiguring, deploying, and monitoring Endpoint Protection policiesConfiguring and deploying advanced threat policiesLab : Implementing Microsoft System Center Endpoint ProtectionLab : Implementing advanced threat policies
10 - Managing compliance and secure data access
Overview of Compliance SettingsConfiguring compliance settingsViewing compliance resultsManaging resource and data accessLab : Managing compliance settings
11 - Managing operating system deployment
An overview of operating system deploymentPreparing a site for operating system deploymentDeploying an operating systemManaging Windows as a serviceLab : Preparing the site for operating -system deploymentLab : Deploying operating -system images for bare-metal installations
12 - Managing and maintaining a Configuration Manager site
Configuring role-based administrationConfiguring Remote ToolsOverview of Configuration Manager site maintenanceBacking up and recovering a Configuration Manager siteLab : Configuring role-based administrationLab : Configuring Remote ToolsLab : Maintaining a Configuration Manager site
Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
Who is it For?
This course is for experienced information technology (IT) professionals, typically described as Enterprise Desktop Administrators (EDAs). These EDAs deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and applications across medium, large, and enterprise organizations. A significant portion of this audience uses, or intends to use, the latest release of Configuration Manager to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications.
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.
Basic understanding of the configuration options for iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile device platforms.