Microsoft Windows – Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps: Client Management

IT professionals who deploy, manage, and maintain client computers, devices, and applications in an enterprise network infrastructure

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
120 minutes

Description
The System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager client is the main method for collecting data from PC clients. It has a number of deployment options and much of the configuration can be automated. In this course, you’ll learn about client deployment and configuration, and the automation of that configuration. You’ll also learn about content deployment and configuring System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager to manage large scale content distribution throughout the enterprise network. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for Microsoft certification exam 70-696 Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps.

Objective

Client Overview

  • start the course
  • navigate the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Client configuration settings
  • describe the system requirements for the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager client
  • describe the requirements for supporting System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager clients not on the AD DS domain
  • configure System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager to support Apple Mac OS X clients
  • configure System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager to support Linux clients

Deploying the Client

  • describe System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager client deployment with and without AD
  • list the site systems used in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager client deployment
  • install the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager client on Windows client PCs and verify installation
  • install the System Center 2012 R2 client on Mac OS X and Linux client PCs
  • perform a push installation of the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager client
  • describe the client policy retrieval process for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager client policies

Client Settings

  • configure System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager client default settings
  • create System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager client custom settings
  • describe blocking and unblocking System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager clients, the difference between blocking and revocation, and how to manage multiple device settings

Content Management Infrastructure

  • describe content management features in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • describe distribution points used for content distribution in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • describe pull and cloud distribution points used for content distribution in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • identify considerations for network bandwidth when implementing content distribution in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • describe the content library used in content distribution in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • install a System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager content distribution point
  • configure System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager distribution point groups
  • monitor a System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager distribution point

Content Distribution Points

  • distribute content using content distribution point in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • update, redistribute, validate, and remove content from a System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager distribution point
  • monitor content distribution content status in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • prestage content on a System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager distribution point

Practice: Client Device Management

  • manage client devices using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and PowerShell

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.