Implementing Configuration Manager Features
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Implementing Configuration Manager Features

A practical guide to implementing Configuration Manager features, such as operating system deployment, software updates
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Created by Packt Publishing
Last updated 8/2017
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  • Full lifetime access
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What Will I Learn?
  • Deploy operating systems
  • Learn to deploy software update solutions with Configuration Manager
  • Discover automatic deployment rules
  • Enable and manage Endpoint Protection with Configuration Manager
  • Work with device drivers
  • Build and Capture a Windows 10 image with Configuration Manager
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Requirements
  • A hands-on practical guide that will teach you to effectively deploy and maintain your system and software concepts with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.
Description

SCCM is the flagship systems management product from Microsoft that provides a comprehensive management solution for computer systems. It provides patch management, OS deployment, remote control, network protection and various other services. In this course you will explore operating system deployment and you will learn how to build and capture a Windows 10 image with Configuration Manager. You'll discover how to perform software distribution and software updates. By the end of this course you will also be confident in configuring endpoint protection and mobile device management.

About The Author :

Gerry Hampson is an author, blogger, and speaker. He is a senior consultant engineer with over twenty years of experience as an IT professional. He has worked for Ergo Group, based in Dublin, Ireland, for 12 years. Gerry specializes in designing and deploying Microsoft solutions, with a particular interest in System Center Configuration Manager and Intune. He was awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Enterprise Client Management for 2015.

He lives in a small village in Ireland with his wife Úna. He has a popular blog where, he shares tips with the enterprise client management community.

Who is the target audience?
  • If you are a professional System admins or a Microsoft SCCM admins and want to become well versed with the core functionality and fundamentals of SCCM Current branch, and also want to know how to effectively deploy and maintain systems and software and respond to threats in a timely way, then this is the perfect course for you!
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Software Updates
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In this video, we will learn the history of software updates in ConfigMgr and how it has evolved over the years. We'll then discuss what's new with software updates in the current branch. Finally, we will see how to plan a robust software updates solution.
Preview 10:15

In this video, you will learn how to deploy a software updates solution. We'll talk about the WSUS hotfixes that are required. Then, we'll discuss the Software Update Point, or SUP, before seeing that in action. Finally, we'll deploy some updates, also known as patches, to a collection of devices.

Deploy a Software Updates Solution
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Automatic Deployment Rules
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Operating System Deployment
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Preview 07:15

In this video, we'll use the knowledge we have gained to capture a Windows 10 image. We will learn about the prerequisites before seeing how to create a build and capture task sequence. We will then execute that task sequence on a virtual machine.
Build and Capture a Windows 10 Image
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In this video, we will learn how to use a WIM file to deploy Windows 10. First we will see the prerequisites and then we will see how to create a new computer task sequence. We will execute that task sequence on a virtual machine, simulating a new computer build.
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In this video, we will learn about device drivers and what they mean in OSD terms. We will learn about driver packages and how they can be used in task sequences. Finally, we'll discuss community tools and the benefits and drawbacks of using them in a production environment.

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Endpoint Protection
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In this video, we'll explain about endpoint protection in ConfigMgr. We will see the difference between Windows Defender and the Endpoint Protection client. We'll talk about additional features such as Windows firewall settings and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection.

Preview 04:36

In this video, we will learn how to add the Endpoint Protection Point site system role in the ConfigMgr console. Then, we will see how to configure alerting and definition updates sources.
Implementing Endpoint Protection
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In this video, we will learn how to create and deploy an anti-malware policy. Then, We'll show how to enable clients for endpoint protection and discuss some troubleshooting tips.
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Preview 10:16

In this video, we will see how to manage mobile devices in this video. We will discuss the supported devices and the steps required to enable each of the platforms. Then, we will demonstrate how to enrol an Android device. We’ll talk about the differences between personal and company devices and how company devices can be managed. We’ll see what actions can be performed to protect lost or stolen devices. Finally, we’ll have a look at configuring mobile devices using configuration items and baselines.

Managing Mobile Devices
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Advanced Hybrid Features
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