Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Training

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Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Training prepares the candidates for planning, deploying, and administering the Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites and all its supporting systems. Detailed study covers different types of sites, and its associated site system role. The hands-on sessions will let the candidates understand the features offered by Configuration Manager console and the advanced features provided in comparison with the previous versions of Configuration Manager. Under the expert guidance, the exposure to tools used for monitoring and troubleshooting Configuration Manager are also the part of detailed curriculum.

This training provides complete information on System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager through two different courses mentioned as following:

  • Planning and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Administering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

At the completion of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager course the participants will exhibit the following skills:

  • Describe the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager features and infrastructure
  • Use Configuration Manager Console and associated toolset
  • Plan and deploy both the stand-alone primary site, and multiple site hierarchy
  • Manage users and implement role-based administration
  • Work on client deployment process, methods, and settings
  • Configure and manage different types of inventory including monitor inventory data flow,  hardware and software inventory, and learn to use Asset Intelligence and Software Metering
  •  Create queries to analyze data and prepare reports
  • Manage software packages deployment and updation, configuration settings ,and Power Management policies
  • Maintain, monitor, and migrate System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
Target audience

IT professionals satisfying the following criteria can get the best out of this training:

  • 3 - 5 years of working experience for supporting multiple servers and desktops running on Windows®-based operating systems
  • Involved in the design and deployment process of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites along with its supporting systems
Prerequisites

The candidates with the exposure of System Administrator level working and possessing the following skillsets are the ideal candidates for this training:

  • Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers
  • Windows client management and Windows server management
  • Familiarity with Windows Intune, software update management, and deploying applications

Basic understanding of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services and Windows Server roles and services will be an added advantage.

Exams

After being trained on the relevant skills, you can attempt for exam 70-243 TS: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to own MCTS: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager certification from Microsoft.

Course Name Course No. Exam No. Certification Achieved
Planning and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager 10748C 70-243

MCTS: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager certification

Administering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager 10747D 70-243

Course 10748C: Planning and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • 1. Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
    • Introduction to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
    • Overview of the Configuration Manager Site System Roles
    • Overview of the Configuration Manager Optional Site System Roles
    • Overview of Configuration Manager Deployment Scenarios
    • Overview of the Configuration Manager Client
  • 2. Planning and Deploying a Stand-Alone Primary Site
    • Planning a Configuration Manager Stand-Alone Primary Site Deployment
    • Preparing to Deploy a Configuration Manager Primary Site
    • Installing a Configuration Manager Site Server
    • Performing Post-Setup Configuration Tasks
    • Tools for Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site
  • 3. Planning and Configuring Role-Based Administration
    • Overview of Role-Based Administration
    • Identifying IT Roles in Your Organization
    • Configuring Role-Based Administration
  • 4. Planning and Deploying a Multiple-Site Hierarchy
    • Planning a Configuration Manager 2012 Multiple-Site Hierarchy
    • Deploying a Configuration Manager 2012 Site
    • Deploying the Central Administration Site
    • Deploying Primary Sites in a Hierarchy
    • Deploying Secondary Sites
  • 5. Replicating Data and Managing Content in Configuration Manager 2012
    • Introduction to Data Types and Replication
    • Managing Data Replication
    • Planning Content Management
  • 6. Planning Resource Discovery and Client Deployment
    • Identifying Resources by Using Configuration Manager Discovery Methods
    • Client Deployment in Configuration Manager
    • Deploying Windows-Based Configuration Manager Clients
    • Managing Configuration Manager Clients
    • Monitoring Client Status in Configuration Manager
  • 7. Configuring Internet and Cloud-Based Client Management
    • Managing Remote Clients by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
    • Managing Internet-Based Configuration Manager Clients
    • Configuring Cloud Services in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • 8. Maintaining and Monitoring System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
    • Overview of Configuration Manager 2012 Site Maintenance
    • Performing Backup and Recovery of a Configuration Manager Site
    • Monitoring Configuration Manager 2012 Site Systems
  • 9. Migrating to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
    • Overview of the Migration Process
    • Preparing Configuration Manager 2007 Sites for Migration
    • Configuring Migration Settings
    • Migrating Objects
    • Upgrading Configuration Manager 2012 to Configuration Manager 2012 with SP1 and then to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Course 10747D: Administering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • 1. Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
    • Introduction to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
    • Overview of the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Architecture
    • Managing Configuration Manager by Using Configuration Manager Administration Tools
    • Using Tools for Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site
  • 2. Discovering and Organizing Resources
    • Configuring Boundaries and Boundary Groups
    • Configuring Resource Discovery
    • Configuring User and Device Collections
    • Configuring Role-Based Administration
  • 3. Managing the Configuration Manager Client Agent
    • Overview of the Configuration Manager Client Agent
    • Deploying Configuration Manager Client Agents
    • Managing Client Settings in Configuration Manager
    • Configuring and Monitoring Client Status
  • 4. Managing Inventory and Software Metering
    • Overview of Inventory Collection
    • Configuring Hardware Inventory
    • Configuring Software Inventory
    • Managing Inventory Collection
    • Configuring Asset Intelligence
    • Configuring Software Metering
  • 5 Querying and Reporting Data
    • Introduction to Queries
    • Managing Queries
    • Configuring SQL Server Reporting Services
  • 6 Managing Software Distribution and Deployment by Using Packages and Programs
    • Configuring Software Deployment
    • Configuring Packages and Programs
    • Distributing Content to Distribution Points
    • Deploying Programs to Configuration Manager Clients
  • 7. Creating and Deploying Applications
    • Overview of Application Management
    • Creating Applications
    • Deploying Applications
    • Managing Applications
  • 8. Deploying Additional Application Types
    • Deploying Windows Store Apps by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
    • Deploying Virtual Applications by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • 9. Deploying and Managing Software Updates
    • Overview of the Software Updates Feature
    • Preparing a Configuration Manager Site for Software Updates
    • Managing Software Updates
    • Configuring Automatic Deployment Rules
    • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Software Updates
  • 10. Implementing Endpoint Protection by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
    • Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
    • Configuring and Monitoring Endpoint Protection Policies
  • 11. Managing Operating Systems Deployment
    • Overview of Operating System Deployment
    • Preparing a Site for Operating System Deployment
    • Building and Capturing a Reference Operating System Image
    • Deploying an Operating System
  • 12. Managing Compliance Settings and Profiles
    • Overview of Compliance Settings
    • Configuring Compliance Settings
    • Viewing Compliance Results
  • 13. Mobile Device Management Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
    • Overview of Mobile Device Management
    • Managing Mobile Devices by Using the Windows Intune Connector
    • Deploying Applications to Mobile Devices
  • 14. Configuring Wake On LAN, Power Management, and Remote Control
    • Configuring Wake On LAN
    • Overview of Out of Band Management
    • Configuring Power Management Settings
    • Configuring Remote Control

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