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Planning and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager - 10748 Course Outline

 (3 days)
Version 2012

About this Course
This course describes how to plan and deploy a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager hierarchy, including the central administration site, one or more primary sites and secondary sites, and all associated site systems. This course also covers migration from System Center Configuration Manager 2007.

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Audience Profile
This course is intended for:
Systems Engineers who need to plan a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager deployment. They have three to five years of experience in medium to large enterprise organizations supporting multiple desktop and server computers that run Microsoft Windows.
Configuration Manager Administrators responsible for designing and deploying one or more System Center 2012 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems. They have three to five years of experience in medium to large enterprise organizations supporting multiple desktop and server computers that run Microsoft Windows Server.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the Configuration Manager 2012 infrastructure and describe typical deployment scenarios.
Plan and deploy a single primary site.
Plan and configure administrative roles.
Plan and deploy a multiple-site hierarchy including the central administration site, primary sites, and secondary sites.
Describe replication and data types, and monitor the replication of data throughout the hierarchy.
Use various methods to plan and deploy Configuration Manager 2012 clients.
Perform maintenance tasks and monitor site systems.
Perform migration of objects from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012.

Prerequisites
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

System administrator-level working knowledge of:
Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS).
Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and management.
Windows Server management including Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Windows Client fundamentals.
Deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.
SQL Server 2008 including reporting services.
Basic Public Key Infrastructure concepts.
Configuration Manager features and administrative tasks including:
◦Working with the Administrator console
◦Installing clients
◦Hardware and software inventory
◦Working with collections
◦Reporting
◦Deploying applications
◦Managing software updates
◦Deploying operating systems
◦Settings management

Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills, or by attending the following courses:
Course 6419B: Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008-based Servers
Course 6420B: Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008
Course 10747A: Administering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager or
Course 6451B: Planning, Deploying and Managing Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, plus six months of hands-on experience with Configuration Manager 2012

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
This module describes the Configuration Manager 2012 infrastructure and typical deployment scenarios.
Lessons
Introduction to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
Overview of the Configuration Manager 2012 Server Infrastructure
Configuration Manager 2012 Deployment Scenarios
Overview of the Configuration Manager 2012 Client

Module 2: Planning and Deploying a Single-Site Environment
This module explains the planning process, inputs, and typical planning activities for deploying a stand-alone primary site. It also describes the prerequisites for installing a site server and related components, the process of installing, validating and configuring a stand-alone primary site, and describes the requirements for managing Internet-based clients.
Lessons
Planning a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Stand-Alone Deployment
Preparing to Deploy a Configuration Manager 2012 Site
Installing a Configuration Manager 2012 Site Server
Performing Post-Setup Configuration Tasks
Tools for Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager 2012 Installation
Managing Internet-Based Clients
Lab : Installing a Configuration Manager 2012 Primary Site
Configuring the Prerequisites for Configuration Manager 2012 Deployment
Extending the Active Directory Schema
Installing a Configuration Manager 2012 Stand-Alone Primary Site
Lab : Performing Post-Setup Configuration Tasks
Validating the Installation of the Primary Site
Performing the Initial Configuration of the Primary Site

Module 3: Planning and Configuring Role-Based Administration
This module explains how to plan and configure administrative roles.
Lessons
Overview of Role-Based Administration
Identifying IT Roles in Your Organization
Configuring Role-Based Administration
Lab : Planning and Configuring Role-Based Administration
Reviewing Built-in Security Roles and Scopes
Creating Custom Security Roles and Scopes
Testing the Permissions of the New Role

Module 4: Planning and Deploying a Multiple-Site Hierarchy
This module explains how to plan and deploy a multiple-site hierarchy including the central administration site, primary sites, and secondary sites.
Lessons
Planning a Configuration Manager 2012 Hierarchy
Deploying a Configuration Manager 2012 Site
Overview of the Central Administration Site
Overview of Primary Sites
Overview of Secondary Sites
Lab : Installing the Central Administration Site
Extending the Active Directory Schema
Installing a Central Administration Site
Validating the Installation
Lab : Installing a Primary Site in an Existing Hierarchy
Installing a Primary Site in an Existing Hierarchy
Validating the Installation
Automating the Installation of a Primary Site
Lab : Installing a Secondary Site
Configuring Prerequisites
Installing a Secondary Site from a Primary Site
Validating the Installation

Module 5: Data Replication and Content Management
This module describes types and data replication, monitoring and troubleshooting data replication throughout the hierarchy, and planning for, configuring, and monitoring content management.
Lessons
Introduction to Data Types and Replication
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Data Replication
Planning for Content Management
Configuring and Monitoring Content Management
Lab : Monitoring and Troubleshooting Data Replication
Monitoring Replication
Troubleshooting Replication
Lab : Configuring Content Management
Create a Distribution Point and a Distribution Point Group
Distribute and monitor content
Perform content prestaging

Module 6: Planning and Completing System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Client Deployment
This module explores various methods to plan and deploy Configuration Manager 2012 clients, including discovery methods, client deployment methods, managing clients, and monitoring client health.
Lessons
Introduction to Discovery Methods
Introduction to Configuration Manager 2012 Client Deployment
Deploying Configuration Manager 2012 Clients
Managing Configuration Manager 2012 Clients
Monitoring Configuration Manager 2012 Client Health
Lab : Planning and Completing System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Client Deployment
Configuring Active Directory Discovery Methods
Using Client Push to Install Configuration Manager 2012 Clients
Verifying Configuration Manager 2012 Client Installation

Module 7: Maintaining and Monitoring System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
This module describes how to perform various Configuration Manager 2012 maintenance tasks, and how to monitor site systems.
Lessons
Overview of Configuration Manager 2012 Site Maintenance
Performing Backup and Recovery of Configuration Manager 2012
Monitoring Configuration Manager 2012 Site Systems
Lab : Maintaining and Monitoring System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
Configuring the Site Backup Task
Recovering the Site from a Backup
Monitoring Configuration Manager

Module 8: Migrating from System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
This module describes the migration of objects from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012.
Lessons
Overview of the Migration Process
Preparing Configuration Manager 2007 Sites for Migration
Configuring Migration Settings
Migrating Objects
Lab : Migrating from System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
Configuring the Source Hierarchy
Creating a Migration Job and Performing Migration
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