20703-1 Administering System Center Configuration Manager
10/12/2020 - 10/16/2020COURSE LENGTH:
9:00am - 4:30pm
This five-day course describes how to use Configuration Manager and its associated site systems to efficiently manage network resources. In this five-day course, you will learn day-to-day management tasks, including how to manage applications, client health, hardware and software inventory, operating system deployment, and software updates by using Configuration Manager. You also will learn how to optimize System Center Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports. Additionally, this course, in conjunction with Microsoft Official Course 20703-2B, helps certification candidates prepare for Exam 70-703: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration.
AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES
This course is for experienced information technology (IT) professionals, typically described as Enterprise Desktop Administrators (EDAs). These EDAs deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and applications across medium, large, and enterprise organizations. A significant portion of this audience uses, or intends to use, the latest release of Configuration Manager to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications.
PREREQUISITE COURSESFOLLOW UP COURSES
This course also is for individuals who are interested in taking Exam 70-703: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration. Courses 20703-1B and 20703-2B, or equivalent knowledge and skills, are necessary to prepare for this exam.
Before attending this course, students must 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.
Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.
Basic concepts of public key infrastructure (PKI) security.
Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax.
Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services.
Basic understanding of the configuration options foriOS, Android, and Windows Mobile device platforms.
Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses or by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills through hands-on activities:
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or exam. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if the minimum enrollment is not met. If the course is under the minimum enrollment the course may run as 4 day class (Bootcamp Style). For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207-775-0244.
Module 1: 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 Lab : Exploring the Configuration Manager toolsModule 2: Analyzing data using queries, reports, and CMPivot Introduction to queries Configuring Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Analyzing the real-time state of a device by using CMPivot Lab : Creating and running queriesConfiguring boundaries and resource discovery Lab : Configuring SSRS Lab : Analyzing the real-time state of a device by using CMPivotModule 3: Preparing the Configuration Manager management infrastructure Configuring site boundaries and boundary groups Configuring resource discovery Configuring the Exchange Server Connector for mobile device management Organizing resources using device and user collections Lab : Configuring boundaries and resource discovery Lab : Configuring user and device collectionsModule 4: Deploying and Managing the Configuration Manager Client Overview of the Configuration Manager client Deploying the Configuration Manager client Configuring and monitoring client status Managing client settings in Configuration Manager Lab : Deploying the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager client software Lab : Configuring and monitoring client status Lab : Managing client settingsModule 5: 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 Lab : Configuring and managing inventory collection Lab : Configuring software metering Lab : Configuring and managing Asset IntelligenceModule 6: Distributing and Managing Content Used for Deployments Preparing the infrastructure for content management Distributing and managing content on distribution points Lab : Distributing and managing content for deploymentsModule 7: 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 Lab : Creating and deploying applications Lab : Managing application supersedence and removal Lab : Deploying virtual applications by using Configuration Manager (Optional) Lab : Using Configuration Manager to deploy Windows Store appsModule 8: 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 Enabling third-party updates Lab : Configuring the site for software updates Lab : Deploying and managing software updatesModule 9: Implementing Endpoint Protection for Managed PCs Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager Configuring, deploying, and monitoring Endpoint Protection policies Configuring and deploying advanced threat policies Lab : Implementing Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection ab : Implementing advanced threat policiesModule 10: Managing compliance and secure data access Overview of Compliance Settings Configuring compliance settings Viewing compliance results Managing resource and data access Lab : Managing compliance settingsModule 11: 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 Lab : Preparing the site for operating -system deployment Lab : Deploying operating -system images for bare-metal installationsModule 12: Managing and Maintaining a Configuration Manager Site Configuring role-based administration Configuring Remote Tools Overview of Configuration Manager site maintenance Backing up and recovering a Configuration Manager site Updating the Configuration Manager infrastructure Lab : Configuring role-based administration Lab : Configuring Remote Tools Lab : Maintaining a Configuration Manager site