Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications (M20695)

In this course, you will learn how to assess operating system and application deployment options, determine the most appropriate deployment strategy, and then implement a lite-touch or zero-touch deployment solution for Windows devices and apps. Solutions that this course covers include operating system deployment scenarios using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.æ

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20695: Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-695: Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications.æ

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Overview

  • Assessæthe network environment for supporting operating system and application deployment
  • Determine operating system deployment strategies
  • Assess application compatibility
  • Plan and implement user state migration
  • Determine an image management strategy
  • Prepare for deployments usingæthe Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK)
  • Support PXE-initiated and multicast operating system deployments
  • Implement operating system deployment by using the MDT
  • Implement operating system deployment by using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Integrate MDT and Configuration Manager for operating system deployment
  • Activate clients and manage additional configuration settings

Target Audience

IT professionals who deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and apps across medium/large/enterprise organizations

Prerequisites

You must have system administrator-level working knowledge of:

  • Networking fundamentals, including common networking protocols, topologies, hardware, media, routing, switching and addressing
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management
  • Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services
  • Basic understanding of management tasks using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Or, attendance in one of the following courses:

Expected Duration

5 day

Course Objectives

1. Assessing the Network Environment for Supporting Operating System and Application Deployment

  • Overview of the Enterprise Desktop Life Cycle
  • Assessing Hardware and Infrastructure Readiness for a Desktop Deployment
  • Using MAP to Assess Deployment Readiness

2. Determining Operating System Deployment Strategies

  • Understanding the Tools and Strategies That Are Available for an Effective Operating System Deployment
  • Operating System Deployment by Using High-Touch with Retail Media
  • Operating System Deployment by Using High-Touch with Standard Image
  • Operating System Deployment by Using Lite-Touch
  • Operating System Deployment by Using a Zero-Touch Strategy
  • Alternative Deployment Strategies for Windows Desktops

3. Assessing Application Compatibility

  • Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues
  • Mitigating Application Compatibility Issues
  • Using ACT to Address Application Compatibility Issues

4. Planning and Implementing User State Migration

  • Overview of User State Migration
  • Overview of USMT 5.0
  • Planning User State Migration
  • Migrating User State by Using USMT

5. Determining an Image Management Strategy

  • Overview of the Windows Image File Format
  • Overview of Image Management

6. Preparing For Deployments Using Windows ADK

  • Overview of the Windows Setup and Installation Process
  • Preparing Boot Images Using Windows PE
  • Using Windows SIM and Sysprep to Automate and Prepare an Image Installation
  • Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image

7. Supporting PXE-Initiated and Multicast Operating System Deployments

  • Overview of PXE-Initiated and Multicast Operating System Deployments
  • Installing and Configuring theæWindows Deployment Services Environment

8. Implementing Operating System Deployment by Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

  • Planning for the MDT Environment
  • Implementing MDT 2013
  • IntegratingæWindows Deployment Services with MDT

9. Implementing Operating System Deployment by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

  • An Overview of Deploying Operating Systems
  • Preparing a Site for Operating System Deployment
  • Deploying an Operating System

10. Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for Operating System Deployment

  • Integrating Deployment Tools with Configuration Manager
  • Features Provided by Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager

11. Activating Clients and Managing Additional Configuration Settings

  • Solutions for Volume-License Activation
  • Determining Additional Configuration Client Settings

12. Deploying Microsoft Office 2013

  • Methods for Deploying Microsoft Office 2013 Editions
  • Customizing Office Deployments
  • Deploy Office 2013 by Using Office 365
  • Considerations for Deploying Office 2013 by Using App-V
  • Managing Office Settings

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