Class Details

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.

Course Outline

Module 1: Managing computers and mobile devices in the enterprise 

Module 2: Analyzing data using queries, reports, and CMPivot 

Module 3: Preparing the Configuration Manager management infrastructure 

Module 4: Deploying and managung the Configuration Manager

Module 5: Managing inventory for PCs and applications 

Module 6: Distributing and managing content used for deployments

Module 7: Deploying and managing applications

Module 8: Maintaining software updates for managed PCs

Module 9: Implementing Endpoint Protection for managed PCs

Module 10: Managing compliance and secure data access

Module 11: Managing operating system deployment 

Module 12: Managing and maintaining a Configuration Manager 

 

Objectives

·         Describe the features Configuration Manager and Intune include, and explain how you can use these features to manage PCs and mobile devices in an enterprise environment.

·         Analyze data by using queries and reports.

·         Prepare a management infrastructure, including configuring boundaries, boundary groups, and resource discovery, and integrating mobile-device management with Microsoft Exchange Server.

·         Deploy and manage the Configuration Manager client.

·         Configure, manage, and monitor hardware and software inventory, and use Asset Intelligence and software metering.

·         Identify and configure the most appropriate method to distribute and manage content used for deployments.

·         Distribute, deploy, and monitor applications for managed users and systems.

·         Maintain software updates for PCs that Configuration Manager manages.

·         Implement Endpoint Protection for managed PCs.

·         Manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure compliance settings and data access for users and devices.

·         Configure an operating-system deployment strategy by using Configuration Manager.