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Advanced Configuration Manager Current Branch & Windows 10

Duration: 4 days
Material: Student Lab Manual, Slide deck, and lab files
Instructor: Kent Agerlund
Language: English

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Being able to design, deploy, manage and troubleshoot Configuration Manager Curent Branch and Windows 10 in your environment. In the class 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

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

Download the course specifications (semi-DUTCH-language)!

Day 1

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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:

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

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

"Kent Rules!!"


Facilities, catering and proof of participation 

The training classrooms are equiped with state-of-the-art systems which are fully preconfigured for the concerning training.

During the trainingcourse coffee, tea and softdrinks will be arranged for free. At the lunchbreak there will be fresh sandwiches of your own choice. This lunch is included in the trainingscourse price.

After attending the training course, you will receive a certificate from PDS signed by the trainer as proof of your participation.

LocationDateDaysPrice
Culemborg (NL)Tuesday 3 April 20184€ 2.799,00Register now
Culemborg (NL)Monday 11 June 20184€ 2.799,00Register now
Culemborg (NL)Monday 29 October 20184€ 2.799,00Register now