Microsoft Course 50235 - Managing Enterprise Desktops Using the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack — A 5 day course

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Retired Course; no longer available


This course has been retired. Please review the Microsoft Virtualisation portfolio for available courses.

The Microsoft M50235 course will enable attendees to gain an understanding of the tools available in Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) to improve their Change Management process and reduce support across their or their customer's environment. This course M50235 has replaced M7197.


After completing the Microsoft M50235 course, students will walk away with a deep understanding of the Application Virtualization environment and be able to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot the components. Students will also be able to install and utilize the MDOP components and understand their position in the desktop management process.

Suitable For

The primary audience for the Microsoft MS50235 course are IT Professionals focusing on desktop configuration, which could include Network Administrators, SMS Administrators, Field Consultants, Technical Business Consultants, and any other technical worker that is responsible for the types of tasks that can be automated or improved through the MDOP.


Before attending the Microsoft 50235 course, students must have:

Active Directory knowledge and concepts including Group Policy

Windows Server 2008 knowledge and experience

Fundamental knowledge of SQL Server 2005

Fundamental knowledge of Windows Terminal Services

Fundamental knowledge of System Center Configuration Manager 2007

Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Operations Manager

Experience managing Windows desktops in an Enterprise environment


This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Optimizing Windows Desktop Management in the Enterprise

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization: Introduction and Architecture

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization: Management

Microsoft Application Virtualization Management System: Introduction and Architecture

Microsoft Application Virtualization Management System: Planning and Deployment

Planning and Installing the Microsoft Application Virtualization Client

Administering the Application Virtualization Management Server

Advanced Application Virtualization Administration Tasks

Planning and Deploying the Application Virtualization Sequencer

Advanced Sequencing

Microsoft Application Virtualization and System Center Configuration Manager Integration

Controlling Group Policy Objects Using Advanced Group Policy Management

Monitoring Desktops Using Microsoft Desktop Error Monitoring

Managing Software Inventory Using the Asset Inventory Service

Repairing and Diagnosing Computer Systems Using the Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset