IT TRAINING

Microsoft 20415 – Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure

In this course you will learn how to plan, design and implement a Windows 8 desktop infrastructure. You will also learn how to plan and deploy desktops using several technologies like User State Migration Tool, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Other topics include desktop protection and monitoring their health and performance.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at IT professionals that manage desktop environments for organizations that specialize in Windows 8 desktop deployments.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Assess and determine desktop deployment options
  • Plan an image management strategy
  • Implement desktop security
  • Capture and manage a desktop operating system image
  • Plan and implement User State Migration
  • Plan and deploy desktops using the MDT
  • Plan and deploy desktops using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Plan and implement a Remote Desktop Services (RDS) infrastructure
  • Manage user state virtualization for enterprise desktops
  • Plan and implement an updates infrastructure to support enterprise desktops
  • Protect enterprise desktops from malware and data lossMonitor the performance and health of the desktop infrastructure
Prerequisites

Prerequisite

Students need to have:

  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • Solid knowledge of Windows and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Understanding of scripts and batch files
  • Solid understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization
  • Familiarity with the client administration capabilities of Windows Server
  • General knowledge of management tools, such as System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, System Center 2012 Operations Manager, and System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager
  • Familiarity with imaging, packaging, and operating system deployment concepts
  • Familiarity with certificates and Certification Authority (CA) implementation and configuration
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012 or equivalent knowledge
  • Experience administering Windows Server in an environment that typically has the following characteristics: 2,500 to 50,000 or more users, multiple physical locations and multiple domain controllers, network services and resources, such as messaging, databases, file and print, firewalls, Internet access, an intranet, and client computer management
  • Support for Windows 8 client desktops
  • Deployment and management of both physical and virtual applications
Course outline

Course Outline

1. Assessing and Determining Desktop Deployment Options

Enterprise Desktop Life Cycle
Assessing Hardware and Infrastructure Readiness for a Desktop Deployment
Enterprise Desktop Deployment Methods
Volume Activation Technologies for Enterprise Desktops
2. Planning An Image Management Strategy
Windows Image Formats
Image Management
3. Implementing Desktop Security
Implementing a Centralized Desktop Security Solution
Planning and Implementing BitLocker
Planning and Implementing Encrypted File System
4. Capturing and Managing a Desktop Operating System Image
Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK)
Managing Windows Pre-Installation Environment
Building a Reference Image Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
Configuring and Managing Windows Deployment Services
5. Planning and Implementing User State Migration
User State Migration
Planning User State Migration Using USMT
Migrating User State Using USMT
6. Planning and Deploying Desktops Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
Planning for the Lite Touch Installation Environment
Implementing MDT 2012 for Lite Touch Installation
Integrating Windows Deployment Services with MDT
7. Planning and Deploying Desktops Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
Planning the Zero Touch Installation Environment
Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
Building a Reference Image Using a Configuration Manager Task Sequence
Using MDT Task Sequences to Deploy Client Images
8. Planning and Implementing a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure
Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
Planning the RDS Environment
Configuring a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Deployment
Configuring a Session-Based Desktop Deployment
Extending the RDS Environment to the Internet
9. Managing User State Virtualization For Enterprise Desktops
User State Virtualization
Planning User State Virtualization
Configuring Roaming Profiles, Folder Redirection, and Offline Files
Implementing Microsoft User Experience Virtualization
10. Planning and Implementing an Updates Infrastructure to Support Enterprise Desktops
Planning an Updates Infrastructure for the Enterprise
Supporting Software Updates with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
Managing Updates for Virtual Machines and Images
Using Windows Intune for Managing Software Updates
11. Protecting Enterprise Desktops from Malware and Data Loss
System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
Configuring System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Client Settings and Monitoring Status
Using Windows Intune Endpoint Protection
Protecting Desktops Using System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager
12. Monitoring the Performance and Health of the Desktop Infrastructure
Performance and Health Monitoring for the Desktop Infrastructure
Monitoring the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Certification programs
MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure