Microsoft Course 6451 - Planning, Deploying and Managing System Center Configuration Manager — A 5 day course

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Synopsis

The Microsoft M6451 course provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan, deploy, and manage Configuration Manager 2007. The course focuses on planning and deploying sites and clients, configuring software distribution, deploying operating systems, and managing software updates. It also focuses on remote tools and managing mobile devices.

Objectives

After completing the Microsoft M6451 course, delegates will be able to:

Suitable For

The Microsoft MS6451 course is intended for systems engineers with one to three years of experience supporting multiple desktop and server computers running Microsoft Windows in medium to large enterprise organization, and who have a need to plan a Configuration Manager 2007 deployment.

Additionally, this course is intended for administrators who are responsible for configuring and managing one or more Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 or Configuration Manager 2007 sites and all supporting systems.

Prerequisites

The Microsoft 6451 course requires that students have a base-level understanding of Systems Management Server 2003 or Configuration Manager 2007.

It also requires that students have a system administrator-level working knowledge of deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.

In addition a working knowledge of TCP/IP networking, Microsoft SQL Server, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) or Active Directory directory service, and basic Public Key Infrastructure concepts is required.

Schedule

This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Contents

Overview of Configuration Manager 2007

This module explains Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 features, and describes primary infrastructure components and deployment scenarios of Configuration Manager 2007. Lessons:

Planning and Deploying a Single-Site Architecture

This module describes planning considerations and deployment tasks for implementing Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 single-site architecture. Lessons:

Lab: Deploying a Configuration Manager Site Server

Lab: Managing Users and Configuring Boundaries and Discovery Methods

Lab: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Configuration Manager 2007

Planning for and Completing Client Deployment

This module explains how to plan and deploy Configuration Manager 2007 clients. Lessons:

Lab : Deploying Configuration Manager 2007 Clients

Lab : Verifying Client Deployment

Inventory Collection, Software Metering, and Asset Intelligence

This module explains how to collect and manage hardware and software inventory, implement software metering, and use Asset Intelligence. Lessons:

Lab: Collecting Inventory

Lab: Using Asset Intelligence

Lab: Configuring Software Metering

Querying and Reporting Data

This module describes the data structure for data queries and status message queries, and also describes the available reporting options and how to configure and deploy the available reporting options. Lessons:

Lab: Using Queries and Reports

Lab: Using SQL Reporting Services

Lab: Installing and Using Client Status Reporting

Distributing Software Using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007

This module describes the processes and components used to prepare for and manage software distribution using Configuration Manager 2007. Lessons:

Lab: Preparing for Software Distribution

Lab: Creating and Configuring a Collection

Lab: Creating a Package and Configuring Programs

Lab: Deploying Applications by Using Software Distribution

Deploying Virtual Applications Using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007

This module explains how to deploy virtual applications using Configuration Manager 2007. Lessons:

Lab: Deploying Virtual Applications to Configuration Manager Clients

Deploying and Managing Software Updates

This module explains how to deploy and manage software updates to client computers throughout the enterprise. Lessons:

Lab: Deploying and Managing Software Updates

Deploying Operating Systems Using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007

This module explains how to deploy operating systems using Configuration Manager 2007. Lessons:

Lab: Preparing for Operating System Capture and Deployment

Lab: Capturing a Reference Computer

Lab: Performing an In-Place Upgrade Using Hard Links

Working with Desired Configuration Management

This module explains how to determine computer compliance using desired configuration management. Lessons:

Lab: Configuring Desired Configuration Management

Configuring Wake On LAN, Power Management, and Remote Tools

This module explains how to configure the Wake On LAN, power management, and remote tools features in Configuration Manager 2007. Lessons:

Lab: Configuring and Using Remote Tools

Planning and Configuring a Multiple Site Hierarchy

This module describes how to configure a multiple site hierarchy in Configuration Manager 2007. Lessons:

Lab: Planning a Configuration Manager 2007 Hierarchy and Installing a Primary Child Site

Lab: Installing Secondary Sites and Proxy Management Points

Lab: Roaming Between Configuration Manager 2007 Sites

Maintaining and Monitoring Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007

This module explains how to maintain and monitor Configuration Manager 2007. Lessons:

Lab: Backing Up and Repairing a Primary Site System

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Native Mode and Internet-Based Client Management

This module explains Configuration Manager 2007 native mode, and how to install it. Lessons:

Lab: Configuring Native Mode

Lab: Configuring a Site for Internet-Based Client Management