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20703-1 Administering System Center Configuration Manager

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Duration

5 Days

30 CPD hours

About this course

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.

Overview

After completing this course, students will be able to:
•Analyze data by using queries and reports.
•Prepare a management infrastructure, including configuring boundaries, boundary groups, and resource discovery, and integrating mobile-device management with Microsoft Exchange Server.
•Deploy and manage the Configuration Manager client.
•Configure, manage, and monitor hardware and software inventory, and use Asset Intelligence and software metering.
•Identify and configure the most appropriate method to distribute and manage content used for deployments.
•Distribute, deploy, and monitor applications for managed users and systems.
•Maintain software updates for PCs that Configuration Manager manages.
•Implement Endpoint Protection for managed PCs.
•Manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure compliance settings and data access for users and devices.
•Configure an operating-system deployment strategy by using Configuration Manager.
•Manage and maintain a Configuration Manager site.

Description

In this course, students will learn day-to-day management tasks, including how to manage applications, client health, hardware and software inventory, operating system deployment, and software updates by using Configuration Manager. You also will learn how to optimize System Center Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports.

Managing computers and mobile devices in the enterprise
  • Overview of systems management by using enterprise management solutions
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager architecture
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager administrative tools
  • Tools for monitoring and troubleshooting a Configuration Manager site
  • Lab : Exploring the Configuration Manager tools
Analyzing data using queries, reports, and CMPivot
  • Introduction to queries
  • Configuring SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Analyzing the real-time state of a device by using CMPivot
  • Lab : Creating and running queries
  • Lab : Configuring SSRS
  • Lab : Analyzing the real-time state of a device by using CMPivot
Preparing the Configuration Manager management infrastructure
  • Configuring site boundaries and boundary groups
  • Configuring resource discovery
  • Organizing resources using device and user collections
  • Lab : Configuring boundaries and resource discovery
  • Lab: Configuring user and device collections
Deploying and managing the Configuration Manager client
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager client
  • Deploying the Configuration Manager client
  • Configuring and monitoring client status
  • Managing client settings and performing management operations
  • Lab : Deploying the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager client software
  • Lab: Configuring and monitoring client status
  • Lab : Managing client settings
Managing inventory for PCs and applications
  • Overview of inventory collection
  • Configuring hardware and software inventory
  • Managing inventory collection
  • Configuring software metering
  • Configuring and managing Asset Intelligence
  • Lab : Configuring and managing inventory collection
  • Lab : Configuring software metering
  • Lab : Configuring and managing Asset Intelligence
Distributing and managing content used for deployments
  • Preparing the infrastructure for content management
  • Distributing and managing content on distribution points
  • Lab : Distributing and managing content for deployments
Deploying and managing applications
  • Overview of application management
  • Creating applications
  • Deploying applications
  • Managing applications
  • Deploying virtual applications by using System Center Configuration Manager (Optional)
  • Deploying and managing Windows Store apps
  • Lab : Creating and deploying applications
  • Lab : Managing application supersedence and removal
  • Lab : Deploying virtual applications by using Configuration Manager (Optional)
  • Lab : Using Configuration Manager to deploy Windows Store apps
Maintaining software updates for managed PCs
  • The software updates process
  • Preparing a Configuration Manager site for software updates
  • Managing software updates
  • Configuring automatic deployment rules
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting software updates
  • Enabling third-party updates
  • Lab : Configuring the site for software updates
  • Lab : Deploying and managing software updates
Implementing Endpoint Protection for managed PCs
  • Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Configuring, deploying, and monitoring Endpoint Protection policies
  • Configuring and deploying advanced threat policies
  • Lab : Implementing Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
  • Lab : Implementing advanced threat policies
Managing compliance and secure data access
  • Overview of Compliance Settings
  • Configuring compliance settings
  • Viewing compliance results
  • Managing resource and data access
  • Lab : Managing compliance settings
Managing operating system deployment
  • An overview of operating system deployment
  • Preparing a site for operating system deployment
  • Deploying an operating system
  • Managing Windows as a service
  • Lab : Preparing the site for operating -system deployment
  • Lab : Deploying operating -system images for bare-metal installations
Managing and maintaining a Configuration Manager site
  • Configuring role-based administration
  • Configuring Remote Tools
  • Overview of Configuration Manager site maintenance
  • Backing up and recovering a Configuration Manager site
  • Lab : Configuring role-based administration
  • Lab : Configuring Remote Tools
  • Lab : Maintaining a Configuration Manager site
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans 20703-1 Administering System Center Configuration Manager training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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