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20703-1: Administering System Center Configuration Manager Training

What 20703-1: Administering System Center Configuration Manager training is all about?

20703-1: Administering System Center Configuration Manager Training provides professionals with the knowledge and skills required to use Configuration Manager and its related site systems to manage network resources more efficiently. This technical course teaches everyday management tasks, which include managing application, software and hardware inventory, client health, and software updates with the help of Configuration Manager. Check out the Enterprise Training program, which is perfect for organizations and companies. It demonstrates various techniques to optimize System Center Endpoint Protection, create management reports, and manage compliance. This training program is ideal for individuals who are preparing for the Exam 70-703: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration. After finishing this course, professionals will know how to handle configuration baselines to analyze compliance settings and recognize the most appropriate method to manage content used for deployment.

5 SATVs applicable

  • Delivery Format:
Date: Nov 02, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Location: Online
$2875 USD
  • Delivery Format:
Date: Dec 14, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Location: Online
$2875 USD
What are the course objectives for 20703-1: Administering System Center Configuration Manager training?
  • Describing Configuration Manager as well as Intune features, and explaining features to manage Personal Computing and mobile devices.
  • Using query and report to analyze data.
  • Preparing management infrastructure that includes, boundary groups, configuring boundaries, and resource discovery as well as integrating Microsoft Exchange Server and mobile-device management together.
  • Deploying and managing Configuration Manager.
  • Configuring, managing, and monitoring software and hardware inventory, and using software metering and Asset Intelligence.
  • Identifying and configuring appropriate methods for distribution and management of deploying content.
  • Distributing, deploying, and monitoring apps for managed systems and users.
  • Maintaining PCs software updates for Configuration Manager.
  • Implementing managed PCs Endpoint Protection.
  • Managing baselines, configuration items and profiles to configure and assess data access and compliance settings for devices and users.
  • Using the Configuration Manager to create OS deployment strategy.
  • Managing and maintaining the Configuration Manager site.
Who should attend 20703-1: Administering System Center Configuration Manager training?

The course is for experienced IT workers working as EDAs (Enterprise Desktop Administrators). They are responsible for deploying, managing, and maintaining PCs, mobile devices, and various applications throughout medium and large organizations. An important portion of the audience for this course intends to use the newly released version of Configuration Manager. Individuals interested in taking the certification exam for System Center can take this course.

What are the prerequisites for 20703-1: Administering System Center Configuration Manager training?
  • Networking fundamentals, including common networking protocols, topologies, hardware, media, routing, switching, and addressing
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers
  • Basic concepts of public key infrastructure (PKI) security
  • Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services
  • Basic understanding of the configuration options for iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile device platforms
What is the course outline for 20703-1: Administering System Center Configuration Manager training?
  • 1. Managing computers and mobile devices in the enterprise
  • a). Overview of systems management by using enterprise management solutions
  • b). Overview of the Configuration Manager architecture
  • c). Overview of the Configuration Manager administrative tools
  • d). Tools for monitoring and troubleshooting a Configuration Manager site
  • e). Lab : Exploring the Configuration Manager tools
  • 2. Analyzing data using queries, reports, and CMPivot
  • a). Introduction to queries
  • b). Configuring SQL Server Reporting Services
  • c). Analyzing the real-time state of a device by using CMPivot
  • d). Lab : Creating and running queries
  • e). Lab : Configuring SSRS
  • f). Lab : Analyzing the real-time state of a device by using CMPivot
  • 3. Preparing the Configuration Manager management infrastructure
  • a). Configuring site boundaries and boundary groups
  • b). Configuring resource discovery
  • c). Organizing resources using device and user collections
  • d). Lab : Configuring boundaries and resource discovery
  • e). Lab : Configuring user and device collections
  • 4. Deploying and managing the Configuration Manager client
  • a). Overview of the Configuration Manager client
  • b). Deploying the Configuration Manager client
  • c). Configuring and monitoring client status
  • d). Managing client settings and performing management operations
  • e). Lab : Deploying the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager client software
  • f). Lab : Configuring and monitoring client status
  • g). Lab : Managing client settings
  • 5. Managing inventory for PCs and applications
  • a). Overview of inventory collection
  • b). Configuring hardware and software inventory
  • c). Managing inventory collection
  • d). Configuring software metering
  • e). Configuring and managing Asset Intelligence
  • f). Lab : Configuring and managing inventory collection
  • g). Lab : Configuring software metering
  • h). Lab : Configuring and managing Asset Intelligence
  • 6. Distributing and managing content used for deployments
  • a). Preparing the infrastructure for content management
  • b). Distributing and managing content on distribution points
  • c). Lab : Distributing and managing content for deployments
  • 7. Deploying and managing applications
  • a). Overview of application management
  • b). Creating applications
  • c). Deploying applications
  • d). Managing applications
  • e). Deploying virtual applications by using System Center Configuration Manager (Optional)
  • f). Deploying and managing Windows Store apps
  • g). Lab : Creating and deploying applications
  • h). Lab : Managing application supersedence and removal
  • i). Lab : Deploying virtual applications by using Configuration Manager (Optional)
  • j). Lab : Using Configuration Manager to deploy Windows Store apps
  • 8. Maintaining software updates for managed PCs
  • a). The software updates process
  • b). Preparing a Configuration Manager site for software updates
  • c). Managing software updates
  • d). Configuring automatic deployment rules
  • e). Monitoring and troubleshooting software updates
  • f). Enabling third-party updates
  • g). Lab : Configuring the site for software updates
  • h). Lab : Deploying and managing software updates
  • 9. Implementing Endpoint Protection for managed PCs
  • a). Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • b). Configuring, deploying, and monitoring Endpoint Protection policies
  • c). Configuring and deploying advanced threat policies
  • d). Lab : Implementing Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
  • e). Lab : Implementing advanced threat policies
  • 10. Managing compliance and secure data access
  • a). Overview of Compliance Settings
  • b). Configuring compliance settings
  • c). Viewing compliance results
  • d). Managing resource and data access
  • e). Lab : Managing compliance settings
  • 11. Managing operating system deployment
  • a). An overview of operating system deployment
  • b). Preparing a site for operating system deployment
  • c). Deploying an operating system
  • d). Managing Windows as a service
  • e). Lab : Preparing thea site for operating -system deployment
  • f). Lab : Deploying operating -system images for bare-metal installations
  • 12. Managing and maintaining a Configuration Manager site
  • a). Configuring role-based administration
  • b). Configuring Remote Tools
  • c). Overview of Configuration Manager site maintenance and Management Insights
  • d). Backing up and recovering a Configuration Manager site
  • e). Updating the Configuration Manager infrastructure
  • f). Lab : Configuring role-based administration
  • g). Lab : Configuring Remote Tools
  • h). Lab : Maintaining a Configuration Manager site