IT TRAINING

Microsoft 20695 – Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications

In this course you will learn how to manage, plan and deploy Windows devices. You will also learn how to assess deployment options for wiperating systems and applications, how to determine the most appropriate deployment strategy and how to implement a zero touch or lite touch system deployment solution for Windows devices and applications.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at anyone responsible of deploying, managing and maintaining PCs, devices and apps for medium to large organizations.

what you will learn

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

  • Assess the network environment for supporting operating system and application deployment
  • Determine operating system deployment strategies
  • Assess application compatibility
  • Plan and implement user state migration
  • Determine an image management strategy
  • Prepare for deployments using the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK)
  • Support PXE-initiated and multicast operating system deployments
  • Implement operating system deployment by using the MDT
  • Implement operating system deployment by using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Integrate MDT and Configuration Manager for operating system deployment
  • Activate clients and manage additional configuration settings
Prerequisites

Prerequisite
Students need to have:

  • 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
  • Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services
  • Basic understanding of management tasks using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Configuring Windows 8.1 (M20687)
  • Supporting Windows 8.1 (M20688)
Course outline

Course Outline

1. Assessing the Network Environment for Supporting Operating System and Application Deployment

Overview of the Enterprise Desktop Life Cycle
Assessing Hardware and Infrastructure Readiness for a Desktop Deployment
Using MAP to Assess Deployment Readiness

2. Determining Operating System Deployment Strategies

Understanding the Tools and Strategies That Are Available for an Effective Operating System Deployment
Operating System Deployment by Using High-Touch with Retail Media
Operating System Deployment by Using High-Touch with Standard Image
Operating System Deployment by Using Lite-Touch
Operating System Deployment by Using a Zero-Touch Strategy
Alternative Deployment Strategies for Windows Desktops

3. Assessing Application Compatibility

Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues
Mitigating Application Compatibility Issues
Using ACT to Address Application Compatibility Issues

4. Planning and Implementing User State Migration

Overview of User State Migration
Overview of USMT 5.0
Planning User State Migration
Migrating User State by Using USMT

5. Determining an Image Management Strategy

Overview of the Windows Image File Format
Overview of Image Management

6. Preparing For Deployments Using Windows ADK

Overview of the Windows Setup and Installation Process
Preparing Boot Images Using Windows PE
Using Windows SIM and Sysprep to Automate and Prepare an Image Installation
Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image

7. Supporting PXE-Initiated and Multicast Operating System Deployments

Overview of PXE-Initiated and Multicast Operating System Deployments
Installing and Configuring the Windows Deployment Services Environment

8. Implementing Operating System Deployment by Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

Planning for the MDT Environment
Implementing MDT 2013
Integrating Windows Deployment Services with MDT

9. Implementing Operating System Deployment by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

An Overview of Deploying Operating Systems
Preparing a Site for Operating System Deployment
Deploying an Operating System

10. Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for Operating System Deployment

Integrating Deployment Tools with Configuration Manager
Features Provided by Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager

11. Activating Clients and Managing Additional Configuration Settings

Solutions for Volume-License Activation
Determining Additional Configuration Client Settings

12. Deploying Microsoft Office 2013

Methods for Deploying Microsoft Office 2013 Editions
Customizing Office Deployments
Deploy Office 2013 by Using Office 365
Considerations for Deploying Office 2013 by Using App-V
Managing Office Settings

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