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Administering System Center Configuration Manager (20703-1)

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Course Overview

This five-day course describes how to use Configuration Manager and its associated site systems to efficiently manage network resources. In this five-day course, you will learn day-to-day management tasks, including how to manage applications, client health, hardware and software inventory, operating system deployment, and software updates by using Configuration Manager. You also will learn how to optimize System Center Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports. Additionally, this course, in conjunction with Microsoft Official Course 20703-2A, helps certification candidates prepare for Exam 70-703: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration.

Who should attend

This course is for experienced information technology (IT) professionals, typically described as Enterprise Desktop Administrators (EDAs). These EDAs deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and applications across medium, large, and enterprise organizations. A significant portion of this audience uses, or intends to use, the latest release of Configuration Manager to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications.

This course also is for individuals who are interested in taking Exam 70-703: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration. Courses 20703-1A and 20703-2A, or equivalent knowledge and skills, are necessary to prepare for this exam.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the features Configuration Manager and Intune include, and explain how you can use these features to manage PCs and mobile devices in an enterprise environment.
  • Analyze data by using queries and reports.
  • Prepare a management infrastructure, including configuring boundaries, boundary groups, and resource discovery, and integrating mobile-device management with Microsoft Exchange Server.
  • Deploy and manage the Configuration Manager client.
  • Configure, manage, and monitor hardware and software inventory, and use Asset Intelligence and software metering.
  • Identify and configure the most appropriate method to distribute and manage content used for deployments.
  • Distribute, deploy, and monitor applications for managed users and systems.
  • Maintain software updates for PCs that Configuration Manager manages.
  • Implement Endpoint Protection for managed PCs.
  • Manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure compliance settings and data access for users and devices.
  • Configure an operating-system deployment strategy by using Configuration Manager.
  • Manage and maintain a Configuration Manager site.

Follow On Courses

Course Content

  • Managing computers and mobile devices in the enterprise
  • Analyzing data using queries and reports
  • Preparing the management infrastructure to support PCs and mobile devices
  • Deploying and managing clients
  • Managing inventory for PCs and applications
  • Distributing and managing content used for deployments
  • Deploying and managing applications
  • Maintaining software updates for managed PCs
  • Implementing Endpoint Protection for managed PCs
  • Managing compliance and secure data access
  • Managing operating system deployment
  • Managing and maintaining a Configuration Manager site
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

Dates and Booking
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Middle East
Saudi Arabia
16/12/2018 - 20/12/2018 Riyadh Course language: English
United Arab Emirates
09/09/2018 - 13/09/2018 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
02/12/2018 - 06/12/2018 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
06/08/2018 - 10/08/2018 Stuttgart
20/08/2018 - 24/08/2018 Frankfurt
03/09/2018 - 07/09/2018 Berlin
10/09/2018 - 14/09/2018 Düsseldorf
24/09/2018 - 28/09/2018 Munich
08/10/2018 - 12/10/2018 Hamburg
22/10/2018 - 26/10/2018 Frankfurt
29/10/2018 - 02/11/2018 Berlin
15/10/2018 - 19/10/2018 Vienna (iTLS)
27/08/2018 - 31/08/2018 Paris
24/09/2018 - 28/09/2018 Paris
08/10/2018 - 12/10/2018 Rome
24/09/2018 - 28/09/2018 Warsaw
10/12/2018 - 14/12/2018 Warsaw
03/09/2018 - 07/09/2018 Ljubljana Course language: English
27/08/2018 - 31/08/2018 Zurich
15/10/2018 - 19/10/2018 Zurich
03/12/2018 - 07/12/2018 Zurich
United Kingdom
23/07/2018 - 27/07/2018 London (Int Hse)
30/07/2018 - 03/08/2018 Bristol
30/07/2018 - 03/08/2018 Manchester guaranteed date!
06/08/2018 - 10/08/2018 London
06/08/2018 - 10/08/2018 London (Int Hse)
06/08/2018 - 10/08/2018 Leeds
13/08/2018 - 17/08/2018 Manchester
20/08/2018 - 24/08/2018 London (Int Hse)
North America
13/08/2018 - 17/08/2018 Quebec City, QC Course language: French
17/09/2018 - 21/09/2018 Montreal, QC
17/09/2018 - 21/09/2018 Montreal
Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.