System Center Configuration Manager

  • Instructor: Atif Mazhar
  • Students: 250
  • Duration: 10 weeks
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Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager is used to centrally manage one’s datacenter, user devices, and infrastructure. In this course, learn how to get started with System Center Configuration Manager. Discover how to deploy Configuration Manager in a central site, and then deploy a multisite environment including secondary sites. Explore content management, replicating data stores, resource discovery, and how to assign clients. To wrap up, learn how to integrate Configuration Manager with Microsoft Intune and provide advanced security features, how to maintain and monitor Configuration Manager using various tools, and how to upgrade to a more current branch.

 

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

 

  • Discover the features of Configuration Manager and Intune to manage PCs and mobile devices in an enterprise environment
  • Analyze data by using queries and reports
  • Prepare a management infrastructure, including configuring boundaries, boundary groups, 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 as well as use Asset Intelligence and software metering
  • Identify and configure the most appropriate method to distribute and manage content used for deployments
  • Maintain software updates for PCs that Configuration Manager administers
  • 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

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

Analyzing Data Using Queries and Reports

  • Introduction to queries
  • Configuring Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)

Preparing the Management Infrastructure to Support PCs and Mobile Devices

  • Configuring site boundaries and boundary groups
  • Configuring resource discovery
  • Configuring the Exchange Server Connector for mobile device management
  • Configuring user and device collections

Deploying and Managing Clients

  • Overview of the Configuration Manager client
  • Deploying the Configuration Manager client
  • Configuring and monitoring client status
  • Managing client settings in Configuration Manager

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

Distributing and Managing Content Used for Deployments

  • Preparing the infrastructure for content management
  • Distributing and managing content on distribution points

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

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

Implementing Endpoint Protection for Managed PCs

  • Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Configuring, deploying, and monitoring Endpoint Protection policies

Managing Compliance and Secure Data Access

  • Overview of compliance settings
  • Configuring compliance settings
  • Viewing compliance results
  • Managing resource and data access

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

Managing and Maintaining a Configuration Manager Site

  • Configuring role-based administration
  • CBacking up and recovering a Configuration Manager siteonfiguring Remote Tools
  • Overview of Configuration Manager site maintenance
  • Backing up and recovering a Configuration Manager site

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Atif Mazhar
ITIL, VCP, MCT, MDT, MCP, MCSE, MCSA, BCCA, BCCP, MCITP
Atif Mazhar has been in the IT industry for the last 20+ years with experience in teaching and consulting. He has worked for various MNC companies and specializes in many Microsoft Technologies. Industry Certifications: ITIL, VCP, MCT, MDT, MCP, MCSE, MCSA, BCCA, BCCP, MCITP, Quest Certified Professional QMM AD/ QMM Exchange SME Technologies: Azure, Office 365, SCOM, SCCM, Clustering, NLB, Active Directory, One Drive for Business, Skype for Business/Lync Server, Microsoft SQL 2008/2012/2014/2016, Microsoft Exchange 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016, Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 10.
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