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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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