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Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune (M20696)

Practice configuring and managing clients and devices by using Microsoft System Center v1511 Configuration Manager, Microsoft Intune.

GK# 1416 Vendor# M20696

$895 - $3095 USD

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Course Overview


In this course, you will practice configuring and managing clients and devices using Microsoft System Center v1511 Configuration Manager, Microsoft Intune, and its associated site systems. You will learn day-to-day management tasks including how to manage software, client health, hardware and software inventory, applications, and integration with Microsoft Intune. You also will discover how to optimize System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20696: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-696: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune.

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What You'll Learn

  • Manage desktops and devices in the enterprise
  • Prepare the infrastructure to support desktop and device management
  • Deploy and manage Configuration Manager clients
  • Configure, manage, and monitor hardware and software inventory, and use Asset Intelligence and software metering
  • Distribute and manage content used for deployments
  • Deploy and manage applications
  • Manage mobile devices by integrating Microsoft Intune with Configuration Manager
  • Maintain software updates for managed PCs
  • Implement Endpoint Protection for managed PCs
  • Maintain Configuration Manager sites and site systems


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1. Managing Computer and Mobile Devices in the Enterprise

  • Overview of systems management by using enterprise-management solutions
  • Overview of Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Architecture
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Administrative Tools
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site
  • Introduction to Queries and Reports

2.  Preparing the Management Infrastructure to Support PCs and Mobile Devices

  • Configuring Site Boundaries and Boundary Groups
  • Configuring Resource Discovery
  • Configuring the Exchange Server Connector for Mobile Device Management
  • Configuring User and Device Collections

3. Deploying and Managing Clients 

  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Client
  • Deploying the Configuration Manager Client
  • Managing Client Settings in Configuration Manager

4. Managing Inventory for PCs and Applications

  • Overview of the Inventory Collection
  • Configuring Hardware and Software Inventory
  • Managing Inventory Collection
  • Configuring Software Metering
  • Configuring Asset Intelligence

5. Distributing and Managing Content Used for Deployments

  • Preparing the Infrastructure for Content Management
  • Distributing and Managing Content on Distribution Points

6. Deploying and Managing Applications

  • Overview of Application Management
  • Creating Applications
  • Deploying Applications
  • Managing Applications
  • Deploying and Managing Windows Store Apps

7. Maintaining Software Updates for Managed PCs

  • Overview of Software Updates
  • Preparing a Configuration Manager Site for Software Updates
  • Managing Software Updates
  • Configuring Automatic Deployment Rules
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Software Updates

8. Implementing Endpoint Protection for Managed PCs

  • Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Configuring and Monitoring Endpoint Protection Policies

9. Managing Compliance and Secure Data Access

  • Overview of Compliance Settings
  • Configuring Compliance Settings
  • Viewing Compliance Results

10. Managing Operating System Deployments

  • An overview of operating-system deployment
  • Preparing a site for operating-system deployment
  • Deploying an operating-system

11.  Mobile Device Management Using Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune

  • Overview of mobile-device management
  • Managing mobile devices with on-premises infrastructure
  • Managing mobile devices by using Configuration Manager and Intune
  • Managing settings and protecting data on mobile devices
  • Deploying applications to mobile devices

12. Managing and Maintaining a Configuration Manager Site

  • Configuring role-based administration
  • Configuring remote tools
  • Overview of Configuration Manager site maintenance
  • Performing backup and recovery of a Configuration Manager site


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Lab 1: Exploring the Configuration Manager Tools

  • Searching in the Configuration Manager Console
  • Using Windows PowerShell with Configuration Manager
  • Managing Components by Using Configuration Manager Service Manager
  • Monitoring Site and Component Status
  • Reviewing Log Files by Using Configuration Manager Trace Log Tool

Lab 2: Creating Queries and Configuring Reporting Services

  • Creating Data Queries
  • Creating Subselect Queries
  • Configuring a Reporting Services Point

Lab 3: Configuring Boundaries and Resource Discovery

  • Configuring Active Directory Discovery Methods

Lab 4: Configuring User and Service Collections

  • Creating a Device Collection
  • Creating a User Collection
  • Configuring a Maintenance Window

Lab 5: Deploying the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Client Software

  • Preparing the Site for Client Installation
  • Deploying the Configuration Manager client software by using client push installation

Lab 6: Configuring and Monitoring Client Status

  • Configuring and Monitoring Client Health Status

Lab 7: Manage Client Settings

Lab 8: Configuring and Managing Inventory Collection

Lab 9: Configuring Software Metering

Lab 10: Configuring and Managing Asset Intelligence

  • Preparing the Site for Asset Intelligence
  • Configuring Asset Intelligence
  • Customizing the Asset Intelligence Catalog
  • Viewing the Asset Intelligence Reports

Lab 11: Distributing and Managing Content for Deployments

  • Installing a New Distribution Point
  • Managing Content Distribution

Lab 12: Creating and Deploying Applications

  • Installing and Configuring the Application Catalog Roles
  • Creating Applications with Requirements
  • Deploying Applications

Lab 13: Managing Application Supersedence and Removal

  • Managing Application Supersedence
  • Uninstalling the Excel Viewer Application

Lab 14: Using Configuration Manager to Deploy Windows Store Apps

  • Configuring Support for Sideloading Windows Store Apps
  • Configuring a Windows Store App
  • Deploying Windows 10 Apps to Users

Lab 15: Configuring the Site for Software Updates

  • Configuring and Synchronizing the Software Update Point

Lab 16: Deploying and Managing Software Updates

  • Determining Software Update Compliance
  • Deploying Software Updates to Clients

Lab 17: Implementing Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection

  • Configuring the Endpoint Protection Point and Client Settings
  • Configuring and Deploying Endpoint Protection Policies
  • Monitoring Endpoint Protection

Lab 18: Managing Compliance Settings

  • Managing Configuration Items and Baselines
  • Viewing Compliance Settings and Reports
  • Configuring Remediation in Compliance Settings
  • Using Compliance Information to Create Collections
  • Configuring Automatic Deployment Rules

Lab 19: Preparing a Site for Operating-System Deployment

  • Managing the Site System Roles Used to Support Operating-System Deployment
  • Managing Packages to Support Operating-System Deployment

Lab 20: Deploying Operating-System Images for Bare-Metal Installations

  • Preparing the Operating-System Image
  • Creating a Task Sequence to Deploy an Image
  • Deploying an Image

Lab 21: Managing Mobile Devices with On-Premises Infrastructure

  • Preparing Configuration Manager Prerequisites for On-Premises Mobile-Device Management
  • Enrolling and Configuring a Windows Phone 10 Mobile Device

Lab 22: Configuring Role-Based Administration

  • Configuring a New Administrative User

Lab 23: Configuring Remote Tools

  • Configuring the Remote Tools Client Settings and Permissions
  • Managing Desktops by Using Remote Control

Lab 24: Maintaining a Configuration Manager Site

  • Configuring Maintenance Tasks in Configuration Manager
  • Configuring the Backup Site Server Task
  • Recovering a Site from a Backup



You must have system administrator-level working knowledge of:

  • 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
  • Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax
  • Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services
  • Basic understanding of management tasks using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager


Who Should Attend

  • IT professionals who deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and applications across medium, large, and enterprise organizations and who use System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune together, to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications
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Duration: 5 day

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