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Advanced Configuration Manager Current Branch & Windows 10

Culemborg (NL) or RemoteMonday 28 October 20194€ 2.799,00Register now


Advanced Configuration Manager Current Branch & Windows 10 by Kent Also possible to join this class remoteAgerlund

There will be a high focus on automation and understanding how you can optimize your Windows 10 management using Configuration Manager. The class is always based on the latest available public builds. Being able to design, deploy, manage and troubleshoot Configuration Manager Curent Branch and Windows 10 in your environment.

Kent Agerlund is a global recognized Configuration Manager MVP, Microsoft Certified Trainer and senior consultant, He has been working with SMS since 1997 and as a trainer/consultant since 1992. In 2009 he was the co-founder of System Center User Group Denmark.

Certified MCITP: Enterprise Administrator, MCSA+Messaging, MCT and Technology Specialist in Configuration Manager, MDOP and Windows 2008 R2 and much more.

Member of: Microsoft Denmark System Center Partner Expert Team, The Danish Technet Influencers program, System Center Influencers Program.

Kent also speaks at several conferences each year, including MMS, AppManagEvent and TechEd/Ignite events around the world. (Co)-author of several industry leading technology books on ConfigManager. (This class is organized only a few times a year.)


For who

IT-pros and administrators that wants to build real world deployment and management solutions using ConfigMgr.

Pre knowledge requirements
Basic understanding of Active Directory, WSUS and SQL. Basic knowledge and working experience with Configuration Manager 2012/Current Branch.

What you learn:

We will take you through the advanced design, installation, configuration and troubleshooting of the main features in Configuration Manager based and Windows 10.

After class, you will have a solid understanding off the design options, flow of the main features and troubleshooting techniques. Likewise, you will have a solid understanding on how Configuration Manager can be used to secure Windows 10 deployments.

  • Fault tolerance and High availability

  • Installing and troubleshooting client deployment

  • Inventory Management

  • Application deployment

  • Software updates

  • Compliance Settings

  • Operating System Deployment

  • Windows 10 management options

  • Windows 10 security options

  • Troubleshooting tools


Kent A.

Instructor Kent Agerlund


Day 1 Configuration Manager

  • Designing Configuration Manager hierarchies
    • Recovery options, restore primary sites
    • Design fault tolerance and high availability environments
    • Working with HTTP and HTTPS site systems
    • Working with DMZ/multi domain and workgroup environments
    • Configure and optimize SQL
  • Troubleshooting tools and techniques
    • Understanding log files
    • Status Filter Rules
    • Introducing WMI
    • Using SQL Profiler
  • Configuration manager client management
    • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting clients

Day 2 Managing Windows 10

  • Content distribution
    • Working with content distribution in distributed environments
      • WIN PE Peer caching
      • Peer to Peer technologies
      • Working with the client cache
    • Managing Windows 10 security
      • Understand and implement the Windows 10 security options
    • Deploying Windows 10 with operating system deployment
      • Upgrading to Windows 10
      • Creating and maintaining reference images
      • Customizing the boot images
      • Integrating custom frontends
      • Deploying images
      • Troubleshooting operating system deployment

Day 3 Troubleshooting & Servicing

  • Windows Servicing
    • Develop a Windows Servicing model
  • Working with Visualizations
    • Working with SQL reporting services
    • Integrating Microsoft Power BI
  • Inventory management
    • Deep dive into the inventory process
  • Application deployment
    • Working with the application model
    • Troubleshooting application deployments

Day 4 Deploying, Updating & Windows 10 MDM 

  • Software Updates
    • Creating and designing the software update infrastructure
    • Deploying and troubleshooting Microsoft software updates
    • Deploying 3rd. party updates
    • Monitoring software update using custom reports and Power BI
  • Compliance Settings
    • Creating and implementing configuration items and baselines
    • Remediate non-compliant computers and users
    • Troubleshooting compliance settings
  • Managing Windows 10 using the MDM agent
    • Develop a Windows 10 management strategy
    • Understanding the Windows 10 MDM management options
    • Manage modern Windows 10 device

Some student quotes and recommendations:

"You can only teach what you know and Kent knows a lot :-)"

"Great course. Kent great teacher. Good understandable."

"Kent Rules!!"

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