MVP Combo – Advanced Configuration Manager Current Branch and Windows 10 Deployment

MVP Combo - Advanced Configuration Manager Current Branch and Windows 10 Deployment

Are you migrating to Windows 10, or want to deploy and manage Windows 10 with ConfigMgr Current Branch? Then this is the training for you. Join two of the worlds foremost ConfigMgr experts, and Microsoft MVP's, Johan Arwidmark and Kent Agerlund, in a five days training that will take you through the design, installation, configuration and troubleshooting of the main features in ConfigMgr Current Branch.

The class is divided in two main blocks, configuring and optimizing the core ConfigMgr infrastructure, and how to manage Windows 10 with it, and then the Windows 10 Migration / OS Deployment block. Both blocks are filled with real world best practices, notes from the field gathered from literally hundreds of Windows 10 projects carried out by our teams.

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Hands-on-Labs

Over 60 percent of the time you spend in class is dedicated to hands-on-labs and exercises, based on self-perceived real life scenarios and methods verified to work in production environments. And the best part, you get access to all the sample files and scripts, including a solution that will build up the complete lab environment once returned home from the training.

Class outline

Deploying Windows 10 with ConfigMgr and MDT

  • Preparing ConfigMgr for Windows 10 Deployment and Management
  • Configuring all major deployment scenarios, Baremetal, Refresh, Replace and Upgrade
  • A Technical Drilldown in to Windows 10 Servicing
  • Reducing the network impact for Windows 10 deployment and updates
  • Adding Modern Driver Management
  • Implementing BitLocker support
  • Working with BIOS updates
  • BIOS to UEFI Conversion
  • Generic OSD Troubleshooting
  • Advanced Windows 10 driver handling 

Designing ConfigMgr for production use

  • Design fault tolerance and high availability environments
  • Working with HTTP and HTTPS site systems
  • Working with DMZ and workgroup environments
  • Working with multi domain/forest environment
  • Configure and optimize the SQL database
  • Recovery options, restore primary sites

Windows 10 Servicing and Software Updates

  • Creating and designing the software update infrastructure
  • Deploying and troubleshooting Microsoft software updates
  • Monitoring the software update deployment process
  • Deploying 3rd. party updates
  • Creating software update reports

ConfigMgr Troubleshooting tools and techniques

  • Understanding log files
  • Status Filter Rules 
  • Introducing WMI
  • Using SQL Profiler

ConfigMgr Client Health

  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting ConfigMgr clients
  • Installing HTTP and HTTPS clients

Working with reports

  • Working with SQL reporting services
  • Creating custom SQL reports

Inventory management

  • Deep dive into the inventory process
  • Extending hardware inventory 
  • Troubleshooting inventory
  • Creating custom inventory reports

Content Distribution and Managent

  • Understanding the content flow
  • Working with and troubleshooting distribution points and distribution point groups
  • Working with remote distribution points
  • Working with cloud based distribution points

Application deployment

  • Working with the application model
  • Working with different deployment types
  • Troubleshooting application deployments
  • Creating custom application reports

Endpoint Protection

  • Installing and configuring Endpoint Protection
  • Troubleshooting Endpoint Protection
  • Creating custom Endpoint Protection reports

Settings Management

  • Creating and implementing configuration items and baselines
  • Remediate non-compliant computers and users
  • Troubleshooting Settings Management

Creating the perfect Windows 10 reference image

  • Understanding the sysprep process
  • Advanced settings in the Unattend.xml file
  • Using MDT to create and maintain the perfect reference images

Deep dive into Windows 10 and ConfigMgr OSD Components

  • Windows ADK 10 and Windows PE internals
  • Task Sequence Engine and Processes during deployment
  • Optimizing the PXE components 
  • Troubleshooting PXE 

Advanced OSD customizations

  • Integrating custom frontends
  • Using userexit scripts and web services
  • Developing PowerShell scripts for OSD
  • Customizing Task Sequences
  • Debugging scripts 

The Fine Print

Level
300/400

Target audience
IT-Pro’s and Systems Administrators that wants to build real deployment and management solutions using ConfigMgr Current Branch and Microsoft Deployment toolit (MDT)

Pre knowledge requirement
Basic understanding of Active Directory, WSUS and SQL. Basic knowledge and working experience with Configuration Manager Current Branch. This is not a beginner’s class. 

Target objectives
Being able to design, deploy, manage ConfigMgr and MDT in your environment. The class is always based on the latest available public Release, Service Pack and Cumulative Update.

Material:
Student Lab Manual, Slide deck, and lab files

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