In this instructor-led, online training course, students will learn how to use Configuration Manager and its associated site systems to efficiently manage network resources, 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. Students will also be taught how to optimize System Center Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports.

Course Instructor: Doug Bassett

Course Outline

  • Overview of System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune
  • Planning a Configuration Manager Infrastructure
  • Migrating to Configuration Manager
  • Installation and Site Role Configuration
  • Client Installation
  • Client Health
  • Application Deployment
  • Software Updates
  • Operating System Deployment
  • Inventory and Software Metering
  • Asset Intelligence
  • Reporting
  • Compliance Settings
  • Endpoint Protection
  • Role-Based Administration
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Troubleshooting
  • Enterprise Mobility and Configuration Manager

Skills Learned

After completing this online training 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