Microsoft Windows – Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps: Inventory and Assets

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

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
91 minutes

Description
A detailed hardware and software inventory is vital for infrastructure management. And yet, it can be one of the most challenging tasks to perform accurately and with a degree of confidence. System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager simplifies hardware and software inventory by automating collection from the client and from agentless devices. In this course, you’ll learn about the process and configuration of hardware and software inventory collection with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. You’ll also explore configuring software metering and asset intelligence. 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

Inventory Collection

  • start the course
  • describe inventory collection with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and Windows Intune, and recognize considerations for managing corporate devices and personal-owned devices
  • identify the management tasks that use inventory data, and describe the inventory collection process with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Collecting Inventory

  • describe the hardware inventory collection process using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • collect hardware inventory with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • configure hardware inventory client settings in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • describe the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager software inventory collection process
  • configure software inventory file types in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • configure software inventory file collection in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Managing Inventory Collection

  • initiate a System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager inventory cycle
  • view System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager inventory results
  • describe security considerations for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager inventory collection
  • troubleshoot System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager inventory collection

Software Metering

  • describe software metering in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • configure a System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager software metering agent
  • configure System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager software metering rules
  • configure software metering rule autocreation, and view a metering report in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • describe System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager software metering maintenance tasks

Asset Intelligence

  • describe asset intelligence in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • list the components of asset collection in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • describe the function of the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Asset Intelligence catalog
  • prepare for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Asset Intelligence
  • configure System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Asset Intelligence data collection
  • customize the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Asset Intelligence catalog
  • view System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Asset Intelligence reports

Practice: Software Inventory

  • design a software inventory collection strategy with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.