Planning and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

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Planning and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

This Microsoft Official course is designed for IT Professionals who are responsible for designing and deploying one or more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems, as well as configuring and managing endpoints in those systems. You will learn how to plan for the deployment of the central administration site, one or more primary sites and secondary sites, and all associated site systems. You will also learn how to migrate from System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

Target Audience

  • This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for designing and deploying one or more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems. This course is also for individuals who are interested in taking exam 70-243 TS: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.

Prerequisites

  • Before attending this course, students must have a working knowledge at the system-administrator level

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager infrastructure.
  • Plan and deploy a stand-alone primary site.
  • Plan and configure role-based administration.
  • Plan and deploy a multiple site hierarchy.
  • Replicate data and manage content in Configuration Manager.
  • Plan resource discovery and client deployment.
  • Configure Internet and cloud-based client management.
  • Maintain and monitor System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Migrate to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

 


 

Course Curriculum


Section 1: Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

  • Introduction to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Site System Roles
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Optional Site System Roles
  • Overview of Configuration Manager Deployment Scenarios
  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Client


Section 2: Planning and Deploying a Stand-Alone Primary Site

  • Planning a Configuration Manager Stand-Alone Primary Site Deployment
  • Preparing to Deploy a Configuration Manager Primary Site
  • Installing a Configuration Manager Site Server
  • Performing Post-Setup Configuration Tasks
  • Tools for Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Configuration Manager Site


Section 3: Planning and Configuring Role-Based Administration

  • Overview of Role-Based Administration
  • Identifying IT Roles in Your Organization
  • Configuring Role-Based Administration


Section 4: Planning and Deploying a Multiple-Site Hierarchy

  • Planning a Configuration Manager 2012 Multiple-Site Hierarchy
  • Deploying a Configuration Manager 2012 Site
  • Deploying the Central Administration Site
  • Deploying Primary Sites in a Hierarchy
  • Deploying Secondary Sites


Section 5: Replicating Data and Managing Content in Configuration Manager 2012

  • Introduction to Data Types and Replication
  • Managing Data Replication
  • Planning Content Management


Section 6 : Planning Resource Discovery and Client Deployment

  • Identifying Resources by Using Configuration Manager Discovery Methods               
  • Client Deployment in Configuration Manager
  • Deploying Windows-Based Configuration Manager Clients
  • Managing Configuration Manager Clients
  • Monitoring Client Status in Configuration Manager


Section 7: Configuring Internet and Cloud-Based Client Management

  • Managing Remote Clients by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Managing Internet-Based Configuration Manager Clients
  • Configuring Cloud Services in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager


Section 8: Maintaining and Monitoring System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • Overview of Configuration Manager 2012 Site Maintenance
  • Performing Backup and Recovery of a Configuration Manager Site
  • Monitoring Configuration Manager 2012 Site Systems


Section 9: Migrating to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

 

  • Overview of the Migration Process
  • Preparing Configuration Manager 2007 Sites for Migration
  • Configuring Migration Settings
  • Migrating Objects
  • Upgrading Configuration Manager 2012 to Configuration Manager 2012 with SP1 and then to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager