SCCM 2012 course content

 Module 1: Overview of Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

    • Overview of the System Center 2012 Family of Products
    • Benefits of Implementing System Center 2012 Configuration Manager in an Organization
    • Overview of the Configuration Manager 2012 Hierarchy
    • What Is a Central /Primary / Secondary Site?
    • Configuration Manager Site System Roles
    • How Data Flows and Replicates in a Hierarchy
    • Monitoring Site and Component Status
    • Managing Components by Using Configuration Manager Service Manager
    • What Are Configuration Manager Log Files?

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

  • Planning a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Stand-Alone Primary Site Deployment
  • Extending the Active Directory Schema
  • Installing a Configuration Manager 2012 Site Server
  • Performing Post-Setup Configuration Tasks /Verifying the Installation/Status Messages/Configuring Boundaries and Boundary Groups/Installing site System Roles

Module 3: Discovering and Organizing Resources

  • What Is Resource Discovery?
  • Overview of Discovery Methods
  • Active Directory® Discovery Methods/Network Discovery/Heartbeat Discovery?
  • Overview of Client Assignment
  • Overview of User and Device Collections
  • Maintenance Windows
  • Overview of Role-Based Administration /Reports on RBA

Module 4: Managing the Configuration Manager Client

  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Client /Supported Clients
  • Deploying Configuration Manager Clients /Overview of the Client Installation Process
  • Client Push/Software Update Point/Group Policy/Manual/Logon Script/Software Distribution
  • Managing Client Agents
  • Configuring and Monitoring Client Status

Module 5: Managing Inventory and Software Metering

  • Overview of Inventory Collection
  • Configuring Hardware /software Inventory
  • Managing Inventory Collection/Initiating Inventory Cycle on a Client/Viewing Inventory Results
  • Configuring Asset Intelligence/Software Metering
  • Troubleshooting Inventory Collection

Module 6: Querying and Reporting Data

  • Introduction to Queries
  • Managing Queries
  • Overview of SQL Server Reporting Services /Prerequisites for Configuration Manager Reporting /Configuring SQL Server Reporting Services / Report Subscriptions

Module 7: Managing Software Deployments by Using Packages and Programs

  • Configuring Software Distribution /Software Distribution Concepts
  • Configuring Packages and Programs
  • Distributing Content to Distribution Points
  • Deploying Programs to Configuration Manager Clients

Module 8: Creating and Deploying Applications

  • Overview of the Configuration Manager Application Model
  • Applications vs. Packages
  • What Is Software Center?
  • Creating Applications
  • Deploying an Application to a User or a Device
  • Configuring the Application Catalog

Module 9: Managing Application Deployment

  • Configuring Requirements and Dependencies for Deployment Types
  • Configuring Multiple Deployment Types and User Device Affinity
  • Simulated Deployment
  • Retiring / Uninstalling Applications /Application Supersede

Module 10: Deploying and Managing Software Updates

  • Overview of Software Updates /Prerequisites for the Software Updates Feature
  • Synchronizing the Software Update Catalog Metadata
  • Preparing the Configuration Manager Site for Software Updates
  • Managing Software Updates
  • Creating Software Update Groups and Deployment Packages
  • Sort, filter, or search the All Software Updates list
  • Software Updates Reports
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Software Updates

Module 11: Managing Operating System Deployment

  • Overview of Operating System Deployment /Operating System Deployment Terminology
  • Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
  • Overview of Operating System Deployment Scenarios
  • Bare-Metal/In-place upgrade/Operating system refresh/side-by-side migration
  • Capturing an Operating System Image

Module 12: Implementing  Endpoint Protection in  Configuration Manager 2012 

  • Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Prerequisites for the Endpoint Protection Feature
  • Configuring and Monitoring Endpoint Protection Policies
  • Client Settings for Endpoint Protection

Module 13: Managing Compliance Settings

  • Overview of Compliance Settings
  • Configuring Compliance Settings – CI/CB/CP
  • Viewing Compliance Results
  • Configuring Remediation

Module 14: Managing Mobile Devices

  • Processes used to manage Internet-based clients
  • Configuring PKI for Configuration Manager
  1.       Creating Certificate Templates for Config Mgr
  2.       Deploying Certificates for Configuration Manager
    • Preparing the Infrastructure for Mobile Device Management
    • Enrolling a Mobile Device
    • Managing Compliance Settings for a Mobile Device
    • Configuring Mobile Device Management
    • Deploying Applications to Mobile Devices

Module 15: Configuring Wake On LAN,  Power Management, and Remote Control

  • Configuring Wake On LAN
  • Benefits of Wake On LAN/Methods for Transmitting Wake-up Packets/Prerequisites for Implementing Wake On LAN
  • Overview of Out of Band Management
  • Configuring Power Management Settings
  • Configuring Remote Control/Auditing Remote Access