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Planning, Deploying and Managing Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to plan, deploy, and manage Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007. Learn the essentials of planning and deploying sites and clients, configuring software distribution, deploying operating systems, and managing software updates. You'll also learn to work with remote tools and manage mobile devices. This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product (OMLP) 6451: Planning, Deploying, and Managing Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007. This course covers concepts addressed on the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Exam 70-401: TS: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuring

  • Skills Gained
  • Who Can Benefit
  • Prerequisites
  • Syllabus

Skills Gained
Plan, deploy, and manage Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 for your enterprise environment
Plan and deploy a single-site architecture
Plan for and complete client deployment
Use inventory collection, software metering, and Asset Intelligence
Query and report data
Distribute software using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007
Deploy virtual applications using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007
Deploy and manage software updates
Deploy operating systems using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007
Work with desired configuration management
Configure Wake on LAN, power management, and remote tools
Plan and configure a multiple site hierarchy
Maintain and monitor Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007
Use Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 native mode and Internet-based client management

Who Can Benefit
Systems engineers who have one to three years of experience supporting multiple desktop and server computers running Microsoft Windows in medium to large enterprise organizations and who need to plan a Configuration Manager 2007 deployment
Administrators who are responsible for configuring and managing one or more Configuration Manager 2007 sites and all supporting systems and who have one to three years of experience supporting multiple desktop and server computers running Microsoft Windows Server in medium to large enterprise organizations

Prerequisites
Base-level understanding of Systems Management Server 2003 or Configuration Manager 2007
System Administrator-level working knowledge of:
Deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers
TCP/IP networking
SQL Server
Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) or Active Directory Service
Basic Public Key Infrastructure concepts

1. Overview of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007

Introduction to System Center Configuration Manager 2007
Configuration Manager 2007 Features
Overview of Configuration Manager Deployment Scenarios
Overview of Configuration Manager Client


2. Planning and Deploying a Single-Site Architecture

Planning a Configuration Manager 2007 Site Deployment
Preparing to Deploy a Configuration Manager Site
Installing a Configuration Manager 2007 Site Server
Performing Post-Setup Configuration Tasks
Discovering Resources
Tools for Monitoring and Troubleshooting Configuration Manager 2007


3. Planning for and Completing Client Deployment

Client Deployment Methods
Deploying Clients
Managing Configuration Manager 2007 Client
Using Configuration Manager Reporting with Client Installation


4. Inventory Collection, Software Metering, and Asset Intelligence

Overview of Inventory Collection
Collecting Hardware Inventory
Collecting Software Inventory
Managing and Troubleshooting Inventory
Asset Intelligence
Metering Software Usage


5. Querying and Reporting Data

Introduction to Data and Status Message Queries
Managing Queries
Configuring and Deploying a Reporting Point
SQL Reporting Services in Configuration Manager 2007 R2
Client Status Reporting in Configuration Manager 2007


6. Distributing Software Using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager2007

Overview of the Software Distribution Processes
Preparing for Software Distribution
Overview of Distribution Points
Creating and Populating Collections
Configuring Collections Settings
Creating and Configuring Packages and Programs
Distributing Packages
Advertising Programs
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Software Distribution


7. Deploying Virtual Applications Using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007

Configuring the Infrastructure to Support Application Virtualization
Deploying and Managing Application Virtualization Packages
Using Virtual Application Programs


8. Deploying and Managing Software Updates

Overview of Software Updates
Preparing the Configuration Manager Infrastructure for Software Updates
Managing Software Updates
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Software Updates


9. Deploying Operating Systems Using Microsoft System Configuration Manager 2007

Overview of Operating System Deployment
Preparing for Operating System Deployment
Task Sequences in Operating System Deployment
Capturing Operating System Images
Managing User Data
Deploying an Operation System


10. Working with Desired Configuration Management

Overview of Desired Configuration Management
Configuring Desired Configuration Management
Viewing and Troubleshooting Compliance Results


11. Configuring Wake on LAN, Power Management, and Remote Tools

Overview of Wake on LAN
Overview of Power Management
Overview of Configuration Manager 2007 Remote Tools
Configure the Remote Tools Client Agent


12. Planning and Configuring a Multiple Site Hierarchy

Introduction to the Configuration Manager 2007 Site Hierarchy
Configuring Configuration Manager 2007 Site Communications
Installing a Secondary Site Server
Roaming in Multiple Site Hierarchies
Decommissioning Sites and Hierarchies


13. Maintaining and Monitoring Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007

Configuration Manager 2007 Maintenance Tasks
Backup and Recovery of Configuration Manager 2007
Using Windows Performance Monitor to Monitor Configuration Manager 2007


14. Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Native Mode and Internet-Based Client Management

Introduction to the Configuration Manager 2007 Native Mode
The Public Key Infrastructure Required for Native Mode
Configuring Sites for Native Mode
Internet-Based Client Management


Lab 2.1: Deploying a Configuration Manager Site Server

Install Configuration Manager Prerequisites
Extend the Active Directory Schema for Configuration Manager
Install Configuration Manager 2007 SP2
Install Configuration Manager 2007 R3


Lab 2.2: Managing Users and Configuring Boundaries and Discovery Methods

Manage Configuration Manager Users
Configure Boundaries
Enable and Configure Discovery Methods


Lab 2.3: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Configuration Manager 2007

Using the ConfigMgr Service Manager
Review Log Files with Trace32
Review Discovery Status Messages
Configure Status Messages


Lab 3.1: Deploying Configuration Manager 2007 Clients

Prepare the Site for Client Installation
Deploy the Configuration Manager Client Using the Client Push Installation Methods
Lab 3.2: Verifying Client Deployment
Verify Client Deployment


Lab 4.1: Collecting Inventory

Configure and Manage Hardware Inventory
Modify Hardware Inventory Collection
Configure and Manage Software Inventory


Lab 4.2: Using Asset Intelligence

Configure Asset Intelligence Prerequisites
Configure Asset Intelligence
Customize Asset Intelligence
ViewAsset Intelligence Reports


Lab 4.3: Configuring Software Metering

Configure Software Metering


Lab 5.1: Using Queries and Reports

Create and Run Queries
Install and Use a Reporting Point


Lab 5.2: Using SQL Reporting Services

Install the Reporting Services Point Role
Manage the Reporting Services Point
View SQL Reporting Services Reports


Lab 5.3: Installing and Using Client Status Reporting

Install and Configure Client Status Reporting
Install and View Client Status Reporting Reports


Lab 6.1: Preparing Software Distribution

Configure the Software Distribution Components
Configure the Advertised Programs Client Agent
Configure a Distribution Point


Lab 6.2: Creating and Configuring a Collection

Creating a Collection for Software Distribution


Lab 6.3: Creating a Package and Configuring Programs

Create a Package
Configure Programs


Lab 6.4: Deploying Applications by Using Software Distribution

Distribute a Package to Distribution Points
Advertise a Program to a Collection
Run and Advertised Program
Review Results


Lab 7.1: Deploying Virtual Applications to Configuration Manager Clients

Prepare the Infrastructure for Application Virtualization
Deploy a Virtual Application Package
Launch and Monitor a Virtual Application Program


Lab 8: Deploying and Managing Software Updates

Configure the Software Update Infrastructure
Determine the Software Update Compliance
Deploy Software Updates to Clients


Lab 9.1: Preparing for Operating System Capture and Deployment

Prepare the Reference Computer for Capture
Create Packages for Operating System Deployment
Manage Drivers
Prepare the Environment for Operating System Deployment


Lab 9.2: Capturing a Reference Computer

Create the Capture Operating System Task Sequence
Modify the Capture Operating System Task Sequence
Advertise the Capture Operating System Task Sequence


Lab 9.3: Performing and In-Place Upgrade Using Hard Links

Prepare the Operating System Image
Create a Task Sequence to Deploy a New Image
Advertise and Run the Task Sequence


Lab 10: Configuring Desired Configuration Management

Configure Desired Configuration Management for Forefront Client Security
Assign a Baseline and Perform a Baseline Evaluation
View Desired Configuration Management Reports


Lab 11: Configuring and Using Remote Tools

Configure the Remote Tools Agent
Using Remote Tools
Monitor Remote Tools Usage


Lab 12.1: Planning a Configuration Manager 2007 Hierarchy and Installing a Primary Child Site

Planning a Configuration Manager Hierarchy
Preparing the Central Site
Configuring Parent-Site Communications Settings
Configuring Child-Site Communications Settings
Establishing the Parent-Child Relationship
Verifying Communication Between Parent and Child Sites
Transferring Site Settings


Lab 12.2: Installing Secondary Sites and Proxy Management Points

Installing a Secondary Site
Configuring Site Boundaries
Installing a Proxy Management Point


Lab 12.3: Roaming Between Configuration Manager 2007 Sites

Preparing Packages for Roaming
Roaming to a Primary Child Site
Roaming to a Secondary Child Site


Lab 13: Backing Up and Repairing a Primary Site System

Configure the Backup Configuration Files
Prepare the Configuration Manager Hierarchy
Back Up a Primary Site System
Perform a Site Repair


Lab 14.1: Configuring Native Mode

Configure the Certificate Templates
Enroll Certificates Required for Native Mode
Change from Mixed Mode to Native Mode


Lab 14.2: Configuring a Site for Internet-Based Client Management

Configuring Site Roles for Internet-Based Client Management
Configuring Clients for Internet-Based Client Management

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  • Duration : 5 days
  • Certified by: Microsoft

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product (OMLP) 6451: Planning, Deploying, and Managing Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007.

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