Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune - Course 20696

5 Days

Description

Get expert instruction and hands-on practice configuring and managing clients and devices using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, Microsoft Intune (formerly Windows Intune), and its associated site systems. In this five-day Microsoft Official Course, you will learn day-to-day management tasks including how to manage software, client health, hardware and software inventory, applications, and integration with Microsoft Intune. You also will learn how to optimize System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports. This course, in conjunction with Microsoft Official Course 20695B, also helps certification candidates prepare for Exam 70-696: Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps.
As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment.

NOTE: This course is based on Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition; and Windows Server 2012 R2 provides domain services.

This course is intended 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 System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (Configuration Manager) and Microsoft Intune together, to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications. By using Configuration Manager with Microsoft Intune, the EDAs can also support either domain joined or non-domain joined Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) scenarios, mobile device management, and secure data access on common operating system platforms such as Windows 8.x, Windows Phone 8.x, Apple iOS, and Android.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Manage desktops and devices in the enterprise.
  • Prepare the infrastructure to support desktop and device management.
  • Deploy and manage Configuration Manager clients.
  • Manage inventory for PCs and applications.
  • Distribute and manage content used for deployments.
  • Deploy and manage applications.
  • Manage mobile devices by integrating Microsoft Intune with Configuration Manager.
  • Maintain software updates for managed PCs.
  • Implement Endpoint Protection for managed PCs.
  • Manage compliance and secure data access.
  • Manage client status, power management, and remote administration.
  • Maintain Configuration Manager sites and site systems.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$2,295.00
5 Days    10:00 AM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT
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Virtual Classroom Live
December 18, 2017

$2,295.00
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Classroom Live
December 18, 2017

Eagan-KTCS, MN
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Classroom Live
July 05, 2018

On-Demand
$895.00
5 Days    9:00am - 5:00pm
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Course Overview

  • Module 1: Managing computers and mobile devices in the enterprise
  • This module describes the features that Configuration Manager and Intune include, and it details how you can use these solutions to manage PCs and mobile devices in an enterprise environment.
    • Lessons
      • 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
      • Introduction to queries and reports
    • Lab : Exploring the Configuration Manager tools
      • Searching in the Configuration Manager console
      • Using Windows PowerShell with Configuration Manager
      • Using Configuration Manager Service Manager to manage components
      • Monitoring site and component status
      • Reviewing log files by using the Configuration Manager Trace tool
    • Lab : Creating queries, and configuring Reporting Services
      • Creating data queries
      • Creating subselect queries
      • Configuring a Reporting Services point
      • Creating a report by using Report Builder
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Explain how to use Configuration Manager to address the challenges of managing systems and users in today’s enterprise.
      • Describe the Configuration Manager architecture.
      • Describe the management tools that you use to perform administrative functions for Configuration Manager.
      • Describe the tools that you use to monitor and troubleshoot a Configuration Manager site.
      • Describe the Configuration Manager queries and reports.
  • Module 2: Preparing the management infrastructure to support PCs and mobile devices
  • This module explains how to prepare the management infrastructure, including configuring boundaries, boundary groups, and resource discovery. Additionally it describes how Configuration Manager interacts with the Microsoft Exchange Server environment to discover and manage mobile devices.
    • Lessons
      • Configuring site boundaries and boundary groups
      • Configuring resource discovery
      • Configuring the Exchange Server Connector for mobile-device management
      • Configuring user and device collections
    • Lab : Configuring boundaries and resource discovery
      • Configuring boundaries and boundary groups
      • Configuring Active Directory discovery methods
    • Lab : Configuring user and device collections
      • Creating a device collection
      • Creating a user collection
      • Configuring a maintenance window
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Configure boundaries and boundary groups.
      • Configure resource discovery.
      • Configure the Exchange Server connector.
      • Configure the Microsoft Intune connector for mobile device management.
      • Configure user and device collections.​
  • Module 3: Deploying and managing clients
  • This module explains the supported operating systems and devices, the software requirements, and the different methods for installing the Configuration Manager client. This module also describes some of the default and custom client settings that you can configure. After installing the client software, you can configure the client settings to perform routine management tasks.
    • Lessons
      • Overview of the Configuration Manager client
      • Deploying the Configuration Manager client
      • Configuring and monitoring client status
      • Managing client settings in Configuration Manager
    • Lab : Deploying the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager client software
      • Preparing the site for client Installation
      • Deploying the Configuration Manager client software by using client push installation
    • Lab : Configuring and monitoring client status
      • Configuring and monitoring client health status
    • Lab : Managing Client Settings
      • Configuring client settings
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Describe the requirements and considerations for installing the Configuration Manager client software.
      • Deploy the Configuration Manager client software.
      • Configure and monitor client status.
      • Manage client settings.
  • Module 4: Managing inventory for PCs and applications
  • This module describes the inventory collection process. Additionally, it details how to configure, manage, and monitor hardware and software inventory, and use the Asset Intelligence and software metering features.
    • Lessons
      • 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
      • Configuring and managing hardware inventory
    • Lab : Configuring software metering
      • Configuring software metering
    • Lab : Configuring and managing Asset Intelligence
      • Preparing the site for Asset Intelligence
      • Configuring Asset Intelligence
      • Monitoring license agreements by using Asset Intelligence
      • Viewing Asset Intelligence reports
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Describe inventory collection.
      • Configure and collect hardware and software inventory.
      • Manage inventory collection.
      • Configure software metering.
      • Configure Asset Intelligence
  • Module 5: Distributing and managing content used for deployments
  • This module explains how to identify and configure the most appropriate method to distribute and manage content that is used for deployments.
    • Lessons
      • Preparing the infrastructure for content management
      • Distributing and managing content on distribution points
    • Lab : Distributing and managing content for deployments
      • Installing a new distribution point
      • Managing content distribution
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Prepare the infrastructure for content management.
      • Distribute and manage content on distribution points.​
  • Module 6: Deploying and managing applications
  • This module explains describes the methods for creating, deploying, and managing applications with Configuration Manager. Also it explains how to use the Software Center and the Application Catalog to install available applications and manage deployments on unconventional applications. In addition, it describes how to install Windows 10 apps and virtualized applications.
    • Lessons
      • 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
      • Installing and configuring the Application Catalog roles
      • Creating applications with requirements
      • Deploying applications
    • Lab : Managing application supersedence and removal
      • Managing application supersedence
      • Uninstalling the Excel Viewer application
    • Lab : Deploying virtual applications by using Configuration Manager (Optional)
      • Configuring support for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V)
      • Deploying virtual applications
    • Lab : Using Configuration Manager to deploy Windows Store apps
      • Configuring support for sideloading Windows Store apps
      • Configuring a Windows Store app
      • Deploying Windows 10 apps to users
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Describe the application management features of Configuration Manager.
      • Create applications.Deploy applications.
      • Manage applications.
      • Configure and deploy virtual applications.
      • Configure and deploy Windows Store apps.​
  • Module 7: Maintaining software updates for managed PCs
  • This module explains how to use the software updates feature in Configuration Manager to implement an end-to-end management process for the complex task of identifying, deploying, and monitoring software updates to your Configuration Manager clients.
    • Lessons
      • The software updates process
      • 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
      • Configuring and synchronizing the software-update point
    • Lab : Deploying and managing software updates
      • Determining software-update compliance
      • Deploying software updates to clients
      • Configuring automatic deployment rules
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Describe how the software updates feature integrates with Configuration Manager.
      • Prepare the Configuration Manager site for software updates.
      • Manage the evaluation and deployment of software updates.
      • Configure automatic deployment rules.
      • Monitor and troubleshoot software updates.
  • Module 8: Implementing Endpoint Protection for managed PCs
  • This module explains how to use Configuration Manager to implement Endpoint Protection.
    • Lessons
      • Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
      • Configuring, deploying, and monitoring Endpoint Protection policies
    • Lab : Implementing Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
      • Configuring the System Center Endpoint Protection point and client settings
      • Configuring and deploying Endpoint Protection policies
      • Monitoring Endpoint Protection
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Configure Endpoint Protection to detect and remediate malware and security vulnerabilities.
      • Configure, deploy, and manage Endpoint Protection policies.
  • Module 9: Managing compliance and secure data access
  • This module explains how to manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure compliance settings and data access for users and devices.
    • Lessons
      • Overview of compliance settings
      • Configuring compliance settings
      • Viewing compliance results
      • Managing resource and data access
    • Lab : Managing compliance settings
      • Managing configuration items and baselines
      • Viewing compliance settings and reports
      • Configuring remediation in compliance settings
      • Using compliance information to create collections
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Describe compliance settings features.
      • Configure compliance settings.
      • View compliance results.
      • Manage resource and data access.
  • Module 10: Managing operating-system deployments
  • This module explains how to use Configuration Manager to create a strategy for operating-system deployments.
    • Lessons
      • An overview of operating-system deployment
      • Preparing a site for operating-system deployment
      • Deploying an operating-system
    • Lab : Preparing a site for operating-system deployment
      • Managing the site system roles used to support operating-system deployment
      • Managing packages to support operating-system deployment
    • Lab : Deploying operating-system images for bare-metal installations
      • Preparing the operating-system image
      • Creating a task sequence to deploy an image
      • Deploying an image
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Describe the terminology, components, and scenarios used to deploy operating systems by using System Center Configuration Manager.
      • Describe how to prepare a site for operating system deployment.
      • Describe the process used to deploy an operating system image.​
  • Module11: Mobile device management using Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune
  • This module explains how to manage mobile devices by using Configuration Manager and Intune.
    • Lessons
      • Overview of mobile-device management
      • Managing mobile devices with on-premises infrastructure
      • Managing mobile devices by using Configuration Manager and Intune
      • Managing settings and protecting data on mobile devices
      • Deploying applications to mobile devices
    • Lab : Managing mobile devices with on-premises infrastructure
      • Preparing Configuration Manager prerequisites for on-premises mobile-device management
      • Enrolling and configuring a Windows Phone 10 mobile device
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Describe mobile device management.
      • Manage mobile devices with an on-premises infrastructure.
      • Manage mobile devices by using Configuration Manager and Intune.
      • Manage settings and protecting data on mobile devices.
      • Deploy application to mobile devices.
  • Module 12: Managing and maintaining a Configuration Manager site
  • This module explains how to use manage and maintain a Configuration Manager site. It describes role-based administration, Remote Tools, and the site maintenance tasks that you can manage by using Configuration Manager. Additionally it explains how to back up and recover a Configuration Manager site system.
    • Lessons
      • Configuring role-based administration
      • Configuring remote tools
      • Overview of Configuration Manager site maintenance
      • Performing backup and recovery of a Configuration Manager site
    • Lab : Configuring role-based administration
      • Configuring a new scope for Toronto administrators
      • Configuring a new administrative user
    • Lab : Configuring Remote Tools
      • Configuring the Remote Tools client settings and permissions
      • Managing desktops by using Remote Control
    • Lab : Maintaining a Configuration Manager site
      • Configuring maintenance tasks in Configuration Manager
      • Configuring the site backupBackup Site Server task
      • Recovering a site from a backup
    • After completing this module, students will be able to:
      • Describe role-based administration
      • Explain how to use the default security roles.
      • Describe security scopes.
      • Explain how to add an administrative user to Configuration Manager.
      • Explain how to use reports for role-based administration.
      • Implement role-based administration.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$2,295.00
5 Days    10:00 AM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT
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Virtual Classroom Live
December 18, 2017

$2,295.00
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December 18, 2017

Eagan-KTCS, MN
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July 05, 2018

On-Demand
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Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have system administrator–level working knowledge of:

  • 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 concepts of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax.
  • Basic concepts of Windows Server roles and services.

Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:

  • Course 20687: Configuring Windows 8.1
  • Course 20688: Supporting Windows 8.1 
    or
    20689 Upgrading your Skills to MCSA Windows 8
  • Course 20411: Administering Windows Server 2012

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Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$2,295.00
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Virtual Classroom Live
December 18, 2017

$2,295.00
5 Days    9:00 AM PST - 4:00 PM PST
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December 18, 2017

Eagan-KTCS, MN
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5 Days    9:00am - 5:00pm
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Classroom Live
July 05, 2018

On-Demand
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5 Days    9:00am - 5:00pm
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Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

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5 Days    10:00 AM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT
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Virtual Classroom Live
December 18, 2017

$2,295.00
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December 18, 2017

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July 05, 2018

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