IT TRAINING

Microsoft 10748 – Planning and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

In this course you will receive the required skills and knowledge to deploy the central administration site, one or more primary and secondary sites and all associated  site systems as well as how to migrate from System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at IT professionals who design and deploy one or more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and supporting systems. A five year experience is required supporting multiple desktop and server computers running Windows-based operating systems in medium to large enterprises.

what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion students should know how to:

  • Describe the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager infrastructure.
  • Plan and deploy a stand-alone primary site.
  • Plan and configure role-based administration.
  • Plan and deploy a multiple site hierarchy.
  • Replicate data and manage content in Configuration Manager.
  • Plan resource discovery and client deployment.
  • Configure Internet and cloud-based client management.
  • Maintain and monitor System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Migrate to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
Prerequisites

Prerequisites
Students should have:

  • Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and management
  • Windows Server management including managing Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Client fundamentals
  • Deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers
  • Basic public key infrastructure (PKI) concepts
  • Configuration Manager features and administrative tasks including:
  • Working with the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager or newer administrator console
  • Installing clients
  • Maintaining hardware and software inventory
  • Working with collections
  • Reporting
  • Deploying applications
  • Managing software updates
  • Deploying operating systems
  • Settings management
Course outline

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

  • Introduction to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Site System Roles
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Optional Site System Roles
  • Overview of Configuration Manager Deployment Scenarios
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Client

Module 2: Planning and Deploying a Stand-Alone Primary Site

  • Planning a Configuration Manager Stand-Alone Primary Site Deployment
  • Preparing to Deploy a Configuration Manager Primary Site
  • Installing a Configuration Manager Site Server
  • Performing Post-Setup Configuration Tasks
  • Tools for Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site
  • Lab : Installing a Configuration Manager Primary Site
  • Configuring the Prerequisites for Configuration Manager 2012 Deployment
  • Extending the Active Directory Schema
  • Installing a Configuration Manager 2012 Stand-Alone Primary Site

Lab : Performing Post-Setup Configuration Tasks

  • Validating the Installation of the Primary Site
  • Performing the Initial Configuration of the Primary Site

Module 3: Planning and Configuring Role-Based Administration

  • Overview of Role-Based Administration
  • Identifying IT Roles in Your Organization
  • Configuring Role-Based Administration

Lab : Planning and Configuring Role-Based Administration

  • Reviewing Built-in Security Roles and Scopes
  • Creating Custom Security Roles and Scopes
  • Testing the Permissions of the New Role

Module 4: Planning and Deploying a Multiple-Site Hierarchy

  • Planning a Configuration Manager 2012 Multiple-Site Hierarchy
  • Deploying a Configuration Manager 2012 Site
  • Deploying the Central Administration Site
  • Deploying Primary Sites in a Hierarchy
  • Deploying Secondary Sites

Lab : Installing a Site Hierarchy

  • Using Hierarchy Expansion to Install the Central Administration Site
  • Validating the Installation
  • Automating the Installation of a Primary Site

Lab : Installing a Secondary Site

  • Configuring Prerequisites
  • Installing a Secondary Site from a Primary Site
  • Validating the Installation

Module 5: Replicating Data and Managing Content in Configuration Manager 2012

  • Introduction to Data Types and Replication
  • Managing Replication
  • Planning Content Management

Lab : Configuring, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Data Replication

  • Verifying and Configuring Replication Settings
  • Monitoring Replication
  • Troubleshooting Replication
  • Lab : Planning and Configuring Content Management
  • Planning Content Distribution
  • Implementing Distribution Points
  • Implementing Content Prestaging
  • Implementing BranchCache to Support Content Management

Module 6: Planning Resource Discovery and Client Deployment

  • Identifying Resources by Using Configuration Manager Discovery Methods
  • Client Deployment in Configuration Manager
  • Deploying Windows-Based Configuration Manager Clients
  • Managing Configuration Manager Clients
  • Monitoring Client Status in Configuration Manager

Lab : Implementing Configuration Manager Client Deployment

  • Configuring Active Directory Discovery Methods
  • Using Client Push to Install the Configuration Manager Client
  • Using Group Policy to Install the Configuration Manager Client

Module 7: Configuring Internet and Cloud-Based Client Management

  • Managing Remote Clients by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Managing Internet-Based Configuration Manager Clients
  • Configuring Cloud Services in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Lab : Configuring PKI for Configuration Manager

  • Creating Certificate Templates for Configuration Manager
  • Deploying Certificates for Configuration Manager

Lab : Configuring Windows Intune Integration with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

  • Signing Up for a Windows Intune Trial Account and Configuring Directory Synchronization
  • Configuring the Windows Intune Connector Role

Module 8: Maintaining and Monitoring System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • Overview of Configuration Manager 2012 Site Maintenance
  • Performing Backup and Recovery of a Configuration Manager Site
  • Monitoring Configuration Manager 2012 Site Systems

Lab : Maintaining System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • Configuring Maintenance Tasks in Configuration Manager
  • Configuring the Site Backup Task
  • Recovering a Site from a Backup

Module 9: Migrating to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

  • Overview of the Migration Process
  • Preparing Configuration Manager 2007 Sites for Migration
  • Configuring Migration Settings
  • Migrating Objects
  • Upgrading Configuration Manager 2012 to Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 and then to System Center 2012 R2
  • Configuration Manager

Lab : Migrating from System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • Configuring the Source Hierarchy
  • Creating a Migration Job and Performing Migration
  • Migrating a Secondary Site to a Distribution Point

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