This five-day course describes how to assess operating system and application deployment options, determine the most appropriate deployment strategy, and then implement a deployment solution for Windows devices and apps that meets your environments needs. Solutions that this course details include operating system deployment scenarios ranging from high-touch solutions to zero-touch solutions. It also discusses the technologies that you use to implement these solutions, including the MDT and Configuration Manager.
Before attending this course, students must have system administrator-level working knowledge of:Networking fundamentals, including common networking protocols, topologies, hardware, media, routing, switching and addressing.Microsoft 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.It is also beneficial if students have a basic understanding of the management tasks that you can perform by using Configuration Manager.Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:Course 20687: Configuring Windows 8.1Course 20688: Supporting Windows 8.1orCourse 20689: Upgrading your Skills to MCSA Windows 8Course 20411: Administering Windows Server 2012Course 20694: Virtualizing Enterprise Desktops and AppsCourse 20696: Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps Using System Center Configuration Manager
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
This five-day course is for IT professionals who deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and apps across medium, large, and enterprise organizations. Typically, this courses audience has a desktop-support background, and have worked as Enterprise Desktop Administrators. A significant portion of this audience uses or intends to use Configuration Manager to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and enterprise applications. The Enterprise Desktop Administrator also might use several tools, including the Windows ADK and the MDT to support assessment, operating system, and application deployment tasks. Additionally, this course is for individuals who are interested in taking the MCSE exam 70-695: Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications.