By achieving this Microsoft Technical Course Certification you will receive expert instruction and hands-on practice of configuring and managing clients and devices by using Microsoft System Center v1511 Configuration Manager, Microsoft Intune, and their associated site systems. In this five-day training course, you will learn day-to-day management tasks, including how to manage software, client health, hardware and software inventory, applications, and integration with Intune. You also will learn how to optimise System Center Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports.
After completing this training course, and earning the certification, students will be able to:
This training course is for experienced information technology (IT) professionals, typically described as Enterprise Desktop Administrators (EDAs). 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 and Intune to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications. By using Configuration Manager with Intune, EDAs also can support either domain-joined or non-domain-joined Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) scenarios, mobile-device management, and secure data access on common operating-system platforms, such as Windows, Windows Phone, Apple iOS, and Android.
This Microsoft Technical course also is for individuals who are interested in taking exam 70-696: Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps.
Module 1: Managing computers and mobile devices in the enterprise
This module describes the features that Configuration Manager and Intune include, and it details how you can use these solutions to manage PCs and mobile devices in an enterprise environment.
Lab:Exploring the Configuration Manager tools
Lab: Creating queries, and configuring Reporting Services
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Module 2: Preparing the management infrastructure to support PCs and mobile devices
This module explains how to prepare the management infrastructure, including configuring boundaries, boundary groups, and resource discovery. Additionally, it describes how Configuration Manager interacts with the Microsoft Exchange Server environment to discover and manage mobile devices.
Lab: Configuring boundaries and resource discovery
Lab: Configuring user and device collections
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Module 3: Deploying and managing clients
This module explains the supported operating systems and devices, the software requirements, and the different methods for installing the Configuration Manager client. This module also describes some of the default and custom client settings that you can configure. After installing the client software, you can configure the client settings to perform routine management tasks.
Lab: Deploying the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager client software
Lab: Configuring and monitoring client status
Lab: Managing Client Settings
Module 4: Managing inventory for PCs and applications
This module describes the inventory collection process. Additionally, it details how to configure, manage, and monitor hardware and software inventory, and use the Asset Intelligence and software metering features.
Lab: Configuring and managing inventory collection
Lab: Configuring software metering
Lab: Configuring and managing Asset Intelligence
Module 5: Distributing and managing content used for deployments
This module explains how to identify and configure the most appropriate method to distribute and manage content that is used for deployments.
Lab: Distributing and managing content for deployments
Module 6: Deploying and managing applications
This module explains describes the methods for creating, deploying, and managing applications with Configuration Manager. Also it explains how to use the Software Center and the Application Catalog to install available applications and manage deployments on unconventional applications. In addition, it describes how to install Windows 10 apps and virtualized applications.
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 apps
Module 7: Maintaining software updates for managed PCs
This module explains how to use the software updates feature in Configuration Manager to implement an end-to-end management process for the complex task of identifying, deploying, and monitoring software updates to your Configuration Manager clients.
Lab : Configuring the site for software updates
Lab : Deploying and managing software updates
Module 8: Implementing Endpoint Protection for managed PCs
This module explains how to use Configuration Manager to implement Endpoint Protection.
Lab : Implementing Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
Module 9: Managing compliance and secure data access
This module explains how to manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure compliance settings and data access for users and devices.
Lab : Managing compliance settings
Module 10: Managing operating-system deployments
This module explains how to use Configuration Manager to create a strategy for operating-system deployments.
Lab : Preparing a site for operating-system deployment
Lab : Deploying operating-system images for bare-metal installations
Module 11: Mobile device management using Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune
This module explains how to manage mobile devices by using Configuration Manager and Intune.
Lab : Managing mobile devices with on-premises infrastructure
Module 12: Managing and maintaining a Configuration Manager site
This module explains how to use manage and maintain a Configuration Manager site. It describes role-based administration, Remote Tools, and the site maintenance tasks that you can manage by using Configuration Manager. Additionally it explains how to back up and recover a Configuration Manager site system.
Lab : Configuring role-based administration
Lab : Configuring Remote Tools
Lab : Maintaining a Configuration Manager site
Administering System Centre Configuration Manager and Intune (M20696)
This course can be run in-company anywhere in the world & we can tailor the content to focus on your requirements.
Before attending this course, students must have working knowledge at the system-administrator level of the following:
Basic understanding of the configuration options for iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile device platforms.
Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills through hands-on activities, or by attending the following courses:
Course 20697-1: Installing and Configuring Windows 10
Course 20697-2: Deploying and Managing Windows 10 Using Enterprise Services
Course 20411: Administering Windows Server® 2012