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    Administering System Center Configuration Manager & Intune is an expert-level training course that teaches participants to configure and manage clients and devices by using Microsoft System Center v1511 Configuration Manager, Microsoft Intune, and their associated site systems.

    This course will make participants learn the day-to-day management tasks, such as:

    • Managing software,

    • Managing Client health,

    • Hardware and software inventory,

    • Integration with Intune,

    • Optimizing System Center Endpoint Protection,

    • Managing compliance, and

    • Creating management queries and reports.

    This course will prepare candidates for the Exam 70-696: Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps.

    Module 1: Managing computers and mobile devices in the enterprise

    • Systems management by using enterprise-management solutions
    • Configuration Manager architecture
    • Configuration Manager administrative tools
    • Tools to monitor and troubleshoot a Configuration Manager site
    • Introduction to queries and reports

    Module 2: Preparing the management infrastructure to support PCs and mobile devices

    • Configure site boundaries and boundary groups
    • Configure resource discovery
    • Configure the Exchange Server Connector for mobile-device management
    • Configure user and device collections

    Module 3: Deploy and Manage clients

    • Overview of the Configuration Manager client
    • Deploy the Configuration Manager client
    • Configure and Monitor client status
    • Manage client settings in Configuration Manager

    Module 4: Manage inventory for PCs and applications

    • Overview of inventory collection
    • Configure hardware and software inventory
    • Manage inventory collection
    • Configure software metering
    • Configure and Manage Asset Intelligence

    Module 5: Distributing and Manage content used for deployments

    • Prepare the infrastructure for content management
    • Distribute and Manage content on distribution points

    Module 6: Deploy and Manage applications

    • Application management
    • Create applications
    • Deploy applications
    • Manage applications
    • Deploy virtual applications by using System Center Configuration Manager (optional)
    • Deploy and Manage Windows Store apps

    Module 7: Maintain software updates for managed PCs

    • Software updates process
    • Prepare a Configuration Manager site for software updates
    • Manage software updates
    • Configure automatic deployment rules
    • Monitor and Troubleshoot software updates

    Module 8: Implementing Endpoint Protection for managed PCs

    • Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
    • Configure, Deploy, and Monitor Endpoint Protection policies

    Module 9: Manage compliance and secure data access

    • Overview of compliance settings
    • Configure compliance settings
    • Viewing compliance results
    • Manage resource and data access

    Module 10: Manage operating-system deployments

    • Overview of operating-system deployment
    • Prepare a site for operating-system deployment
    • Deploy an operating-system

    Module 11: Mobile device management using Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune

    • Mobile-device management overview
    • Manage mobile devices with on-premises infrastructure
    • Manage mobile devices by using Configuration Manager and Intune
    • Manage settings and protecting data on mobile devices
    • Deploy applications to mobile devices

    Module 12: Manage and Maintain a Configuration Manager site

    • Configure role-based administration
    • Configure remote tools
    • Overview of Configuration Manager site maintenance
    • Perform backup and recovery of a Configuration Manager site


    This course is intended for experienced information technology (IT) professionals, probably serving the role of Enterprise Desktop Administrators (EDAs) who are involved in deploying, managing, and maintaining PCs, devices, and applications across the medium, large, and enterprise organisations.

    Such professionals intend to use, the latest release of Configuration Manager and Intune to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications.

    This course also is for individuals who are interested in taking exam 70-696: Manage Enterprise Devices and Apps.

    Before attending this course, candidates must have working knowledge at the system administrator level of the following:

    • Knowledge of Networking fundamentals, including common networking protocols, topologies, hardware, media, routing, switching, and addressing.

    • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.

    • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.

    • Concepts of public key infrastructure (PKI) security.

    • Understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax.

    • Understanding of Windows Server roles and services.

    • Understanding of the configuration options for iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile device platforms.


    Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses:

    • Course 20697-1: Installing and Configure Windows 10

    • Course 20697-2: Deploying and Managing Windows 10 Using Enterprise Services

    • Course 20411: Administering Windows Server 2012


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    Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) - [70-696] 70-696 USD 108



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