Altiris Client Management Suite 7.1 Administration
The Altiris Client Management Suite 7.1 Administration course is designed for the professional tasked with using Altiris Client Management Suite (CMS) to manage the software and hardware in their company. This five-day, instructor-led, hands-on course teaches students how to install, configure, and maintain CMS. Students learn how to use CMS’s core processes, including collecting inventory, delivering software, and applying operating system patches. Students also learn how to use some reporting features in CMS to track and monitor their environment.
- Skills Gained
- Who Can Benefit
Install and configure the core solutions.
Install the core solution plug-ins on managed computers.
Gather comprehensive data using the Symantec Management Agent and plug-ins.
Set up schedules to automatically deliver packages and tasks to client computers.
Analyze gathered data using predefined reports.
Who Can Benefit
This course is for system administrators who will be installing software, taking inventory of computers, or deploying patches to managed computers.
You should have working knowledge of Notification Server and have attended the Symantec Management Platform 7.1 Administration course. You should also have a basic understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft® Windows (2000, XP, 2003, Vista, and Windows 7).
Understanding the Client Management Suite
Benefits of CMS 7.1
What’s new in CMS 7.1?
Components of CMS
Relationship between products
Installing and Configuring Client Management Suite
Becoming familiar with installation requirements for
Symantec Management Platform
Learning about Symantec Installation Manager
Installing core components on Win/Linux/Mac
Installing and configuring component plug-ins
Symantec Management Console
Accessing the Symantec Management Console
Becoming familiar with the Symantec Management Console
Customizing the Symantec Management Console
Installing and Setting Up the Component Plug-ins
Overview of the plug-ins
Installing the plug-ins
Setting plug-in policies
Learning about plug-in reporting
Reviewing the plug-in data in the CMDB
Inventory Solution overview
Gathering inventory data
Standalone inventory packages
Inventory Solution reports
Software Management Solution
Using Software Delivery
Using Quick Delivery
Managing software management tasks
Delivering CMS 6.x software packages
Patch Management Solution
Patch Management overview
Software bulletins and updates
Software Update agent
Patch Management server tasks
Patch Management reports
Troubleshooting Client Management Suite
Client Management Suite troubleshooting tips