20695 Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications

This course is intended for IT professionals who deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and applications across medium-sized, large, or enterprise organizations. Typically, this audience comes from a desktop support background and progresses to the role of Enterprise Desktop Administrator. A significant portion of this audience uses or intends to use Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (Configuration Manager) to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and enterprise applications. The Enterprise Desktop Administrator might also use toolsets such as the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK), and the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) to support assessment, operating system, and application deployment tasks.

20695 Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications

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Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Students will be able to assess the network environment to support operating system and application deployment tasks.
  • Students will be able to identify the most appropriate Windows deployment strategy based upon organizational requirements.
  • Students will be able to assess Windows 10 application compatibility issues and identify mitigation solutions.
  • Students will be able to describe and configure strategies to migrate user state during operating system deployments.
  • Students will be able to describe image management and use Windows ADK to prepare and support automated deployment strategies.
  • Students will be able to identify solutions to support PXE-initiated and multicast solutions when performing operating system deployment tasks.
  • Students will be able to configure an operating system deployment process using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
  • Students will be able to configure an operating system deployment strategy using System Center Configuration Manager.
  • Students will be able to integrate the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit with Configuration Manager to support operating system deployment procedures.
  • Students will be able to deploy Windows 10 using modern deployment techniques such as Windows Autopilot, Windows Configuration Designer, and Configuration Manager Servicing.
  • Students will be able to implement volume license activation and configuration settings for client computers.
  • Students will be able to customize and deploy Microsoft Office and configure access to Microsoft Store for Business apps.

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Assessing the Network Environment for Supporting Operating System and Application Deployment
  • Overview of the Enterprise Desktop Life Cycle
  • Assessing Hardware and Infrastructure Readiness for a Desktop Deployment
  • Using MAP to Assess Deployment Readiness
  • Lab : Assessing the Network Environment for Supporting Operating System and Application Deployment
  • 2 - Determining Operating System Deployment Strategies
  • Tools and Deployment Strategies for an Effective Operating System Deployment Strategy
  • Operating System Deployment Using High-Touch with Retail Media
  • Operating System Deployment Using High-Touch with Standard Image
  • Operating System Deployment Using Lite-Touch
  • Operating System Deployment Using Zero-Touch
  • Alternative Deployment Strategies for Windows Desktops
  • Lab : Determining Operating System Deployment Strategies
  • 3 - Assessing Application Compatibility
  • Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues
  • Mitigating Application Compatibility Issues
  • Using ACT to Address Application Compatibility Issues
  • Lab : Assessing Application Compatibility
  • 4 - Planning and Implementing User State Migration
  • Overview of User State Migration
  • Overview of USMT 5.0
  • Planning User State Migration
  • Migrating User State by Using USMT
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing User State Migration
  • 5 - Determining an Image Management Strategy
  • Overview of the Windows Image File Format
  • Overview of Image Management
  • Lab : Determining an Image Management Strategy
  • 6 - Preparing For Deployments Using Windows ADK
  • Overview of the Windows Setup and Installation Process
  • Preparing Boot Images Using Windows PE
  • Automating and Preparing the Installation of an Image Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
  • Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
  • Lab : Preparing the Imaging and Windows PE Environment
  • Lab : Building a Reference Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
  • Lab : Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
  • 7 - Supporting PXE-Initiated and Multicast Operating System Deployments
  • Overview of PXE-Initiated and Multicast Operating System Deployments
  • Installing and Configuring the Windows DS Environment
  • Lab : Configuring Windows DS to Support PXE and Multicast Operating System Deployments
  • 8 - Implementing Operating System Deployment by Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Planning for the MDT Environment
  • Implementing MDT 2013
  • Integrating Windows DS with MDT
  • Lab : Operating System Deployment using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • 9 - Implementing Operating System Deployment by Using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Overview of Operating System Deployment
  • Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
  • Deploying an Operating System Image
  • Lab : Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
  • Lab : Deploying Operating System Images for Bare-Metal Installations
  • 10 - Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for Operating System Deployment
  • Integrating Deployment Tools with Configuration Manager
  • Reviewing the Features Provided by Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager
  • Lab : Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for Operating System Deployment
  • 11 - Activating Clients and Managing Additional Configuration Settings
  • Volume License Activation Solutions
  • Determining Additional Configuration Client Settings
  • Lab : Configuring Additional Settings for Computer Clients
  • 12 - Deploying Office 2013
  • Methods for Deploying Microsoft Office 2013 Editions
  • Customizing Office Deployments
  • Deploying Office 2013 from Office 365
  • Considerations for Deploying Office 2013 Using App-V
  • Managing Office Settings
  • Lab : Deploying Microsoft Office 2013 Using the Office Customization Tool
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is for IT professionals who deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and apps across medium, large, and enterprise organizations. Typically, this course’s audience has a desktop-support background, and have worked as Enterprise Desktop Administrators. A significant portion of this audience uses or intends to use Configuration Manager to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and enterprise applications. The Enterprise Desktop Administrator also might use several tools, including the Windows ADK and the MDT to support assessment, operating system, and application deployment tasks. Additionally, this course is for individuals who are interested in taking the MCSE exam 70-695: Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications.

    Other Prerequisites

    In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

    System administrator–level working knowledge of:

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

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

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

    Basic concepts of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security.

    Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax.

    Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services.

    Desired: Basic understanding of management tasks using Configuration Manager.

    20695 Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications

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    Course Length : 5 Days (40 Hours)

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