System Center Boot Camp

Description

Get trained in System Center 2012 and gain the skills needed to manage the physical and virtual IT environments across data centers, client computers, and devices. Take the courses suggested here and you’ll be prepared for the exams needed to earn the certification that will validate your expertise.

This course describes how to plan and deploy a Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager hierarchy, including the central administration site, one or more primary sites and secondary sites, and all associated site systems. This course also covers migration from System Center Configuration Manager 2007. This course also describes how to configure and manage client devices and servers using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and its associated site systems. The course focuses on day-to-day management tasks, including managing software deployments, updates, client health, hardware and software inventory, compliance, endpoint protection, application management, mobile device management, querying and reporting.

This 7-day boot camp is a combination of the following official Microsoft courses:


This course will prepare students for

  • Exam 70-243: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.

 

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Configuration Manager 2012 infrastructure and describe typical deployment scenarios.
  • Plan and deploy a single primary site.
  • Plan and configure administrative roles.
  • Plan and deploy a multiple-site hierarchy including the central administration site, primary sites, and secondary sites.
  • Describe replication and data types, and monitor the replication of data throughout the hierarchy.
  • Use various methods to plan and deploy Configuration Manager 2012 clients.
  • Perform maintenance tasks and monitor site systems.
  • Perform migration of objects from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012.
  • Describe the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager feature set and manage and troubleshoot sites by using the Configuration Manager Console and associated toolset.
  • Configure boundaries and boundary groups, configure discovery methods, manage user and device collections, and implement role-based administration.
  • Describe the client deployment process, configure client deployment methods, configure the client agent settings, and monitor client status.
  • Describe the inventory collection process, configure and manage hardware and software inventory, monitor inventory data flow, and use Asset Intelligence and Software Metering.
  • Analyze data by creating queries and running reports.
  • Create, deploy, and manage software packages and programs.
  • Create and deploy applications by using the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager application model.
  • Configure multiple deployment types.
  • Deploy and manage software updates.
  • Integrate and implement Endpoint Protection by using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Deploy operating systems by using the Configuration Manager infrastructure.
  • Manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure settings for devices.
  • Manage mobile devices by using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Configure Wake On LAN, Power Management policies, and Remote Control.

Prerequisites

This course is intended for:

  • Systems Engineers who need to plan a Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager deployment. They have three to five years of experience in medium to large enterprise organizations supporting multiple desktop and server computers that run Microsoft Windows.
  • Configuration Manager Administrators responsible for designing and deploying one or more System Center 2012 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems. They have three to five years of experience in medium to large enterprise organizations supporting multiple desktop and server computers that run Microsoft Windows Server.


In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

System administrator-level working knowledge of:

  • Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and management.
  • Windows Server management including Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Windows Client fundamentals.
  • Deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 including reporting services.
  • Basic Public Key Infrastructure concepts.
  • Configuration Manager features and administrative tasks including:
  • Working with the Administrator console
  • Installing clients
  • Hardware and software inventory
  • Working with collections
  • Reporting
  • Deploying applications
  • Managing software updates
  • Deploying operating systems
  • Settings management
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