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Microsoft Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications

Course Schedule

  Nov 11 - Nov 15, 2019
London

5 Days Course
Enterprise Networks Courses

Classroom + Online

Course Details

Overview

Get your Microsoft Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications training and certification in just 3 days and learn more than you could imagine.
PLEASE NOTE: This course has been replaced with the new version: Microsoft: Administering System Center Configuration manager and Cloud Service Integration. This course describes how to assess operating system and application deployment options, determine the most appropriate deployment strategy, and then implement a deployment solution for Windows devices and apps that meets your environment’s needs. Solutions that this course details include operating system deployment scenarios ranging from high-touch solutions to zero-touch solutions. It also discusses the technologies that you use to implement these solutions, including the MDT and Configuration Manager. Taught by your official Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), you’ll use Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) and practice tests. You’ll also use Insoft ’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, which will immerse you in topics like:

  • Assess the network environment to support operating system and application deployment tasks.
  • Identify the most appropriate operating system deployment strategy based upon organizational requirements.
  • Assess application compatibility issues and identify mitigation solutions to ensure that applications function successfully after an operating system deployment.
  • Describe and configure strategies to migrate user state during operating system deployments.
  • Determine the most appropriate image management strategy to support operating system and application deployments.
  • Describe and use the tools provided in the Windows ADK to prepare for and support automated deployment strategies.
  • Identify solutions to support PXE-initiated and multicast solutions when performing operating system deployment tasks.
  • Configure an operating system deployment strategy by using the MDT.
  • Configure an operating system deployment strategy using Configuration Manager.
  • Integrate the MDT with Configuration Manager to support operating system deployment procedures.
  • Implement volume license activation and configuration settings for client computers.
  • Customize and deploy Microsoft Office 2016 to an enterprise network environment, and describe how to use the Windows ICD.

At Insoft , we know your time is valuable. That’s why we give you the opportunity to gain your Microsoft Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications training and certification in just 3 days. We provide the best conditions for you to learn. With us by your side, encouraging and guiding you along the way, you can enjoy 3 intense, focused days of quality learning in a distraction free environment. Your expert instructor will be working with Insoft ´s unique accelerated learning methods, which include our exclusive lecture/lab/review methodology with real life cases putting you in the best possible position to learn and retain knowledge and pass your exams. Sitting your Microsoft Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications course and certification with Insoft means:

  • You´ll get more hours of training per day, allowing you to get trained and certified faster and more cost-effectively than with any other training provider.
  • You will be trained by one of the most expert instructors in the world.
  • You can focus purely on learning in our distraction free environment.
  • Dedicated onsite support and access to your classroom at all hours.
  • The price you pay is all-inclusive and covers all course materials, exams, transportation service, accommodation and meals.
  • The Certification Guarantee allows you to train again for free, if you do not pass first time. You only pay for any exams and labs, and accommodation.

This course is part 1 of the course Microsoft Enterprice Devices and Apps that has been replaced with the new version: Microsoft: Administering System Center Configuration manager and Cloud Service Integration.

Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Assess the network environment to support operating system and application deployment tasks.
  • Identify the most appropriate operating system deployment strategy based upon organizational requirements.
  • Assess application compatibility issues and identify mitigation solutions to ensure that applications function successfully after an operating system deployment.
  • Describe and configure strategies to migrate user state during operating system deployments.
  • Determine the most appropriate image management strategy to support operating system and application deployments.
  • Describe and use the tools provided in the Windows ADK to prepare for and support automated deployment strategies.
  • Identify solutions to support PXE-initiated and multicast solutions when performing operating system deployment tasks.
  • Configure an operating system deployment strategy by using the MDT.
  • Configure an operating system deployment strategy using Configuration Manager.
  • Integrate the MDT with Configuration Manager to support operating system deployment procedures.
  • Implement volume license activation and configuration settings for client computers.
  • Customize and deploy Microsoft Office 2016 to an enterprise network environment, and describe how to use the Windows ICD.

Outline

20695C: Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps Module 1: Assessing the Network Environment for Supporting Operating System and Application Deployment Get an overview of the enterprise desktop life cycle. You’ll learn how to assess hardware and infrastructure readiness for a desktop deployment, and how to use the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) to assess deployment readiness. Lessons

  • 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

  • Collecting Hardware and Application Inventory by using Configuration Manager
  • Determining Infrastructure Readiness by using MAP

Module 2: Determining Operating System Deployment Strategies Learn how to identify the most appropriate operating system deployment strategy based upon organisational requirements. You’ll study tools and deployment strategies, different types of operating system deployments, and alternative deployment strategies for desktop computers. Lessons

  • 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

  • Identifying Operating System deployment strategies for a Small Network
  • Identifying Operating System deployment strategies for a Medium-Sized Network
  • Identifying Operating System deployment strategies for an Enterprise Network
  • Installing the Windows Automated Deployment Kit

Module 3: Assessing Application Compatibility You’ll learn how to assess application compatibility issues and identify mitigation solutions to ensure that applications function successfully after an operating system deployment. You’ll also study how to use ACT to address application compatibility issues. Lessons

  • Diagnosing Application compatibility issues
  • Mitigating Application compatibility issues
  • Using ACT to Address Application compatibility Issues

Lab: Assessing Application Compatibility

  • Analysing Applications for Potential compatibility issues
  • Mitigating Application compatibility issues

Module 4: Planning and Implementing User State Migration This module describes user state migration strategies, and explains how you can configure these strategies during operating system deployments. Lessons

  • 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

  • Planning for User State Migration
  • Creating and customising USMT XML Files
  • Capturing and Restoring User State by using USMT

Module 5: Determining an Image Management Strategy You’ll study the Windows image file format, and get an overview of image management. You’ll also learn how to determine the most appropriate image management strategy to support operating system and application deployments. Lessons

  • Overview of the Windows Image File Format
  • Overview of Image Management

Lab: Determining an Image Management Strategy

  • Assessing Business Requirements to Support an Image Management strategy

Module 6: Preparing For Deployments Using Windows ADK This module describes the tools provided in Windows ADK, and explains how you can use them to prepare for and support automated deployment strategies. Lessons

  • 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
  • Using the Windows ICD

Lab: Preparing the Imaging and Windows PE Environment

  • Configuring a custom Windows PE Environment

Lab: Building a Reference Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep

  • Building custom Answer Files by using Windows SIM
  • Installing a Reference Computer by using a custom Answer File
  • customising Image in Audit Mode and preserve the Profile Changes using Sysprep

Lab: Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image

  • Capturing a Reference System Image

Lab : Using the Windows ICD

  • Create a provisioning package
  • Create a Windows 10 deployment package

Module 7: Supporting PXE-Initiated and Multicast Operating System Deployments Learn how to identify solutions to support PXE-initiated and multicast solutions when performing operating system deployment tasks. This module also describes the process of installing and configuring the Windows DS environment. Lessons

  • 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

  • Planning the Windows DS Environment
  • Installing and configuring the Windows DS Server Role

Module 8: Implementing Operating System Deployment by Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Discover how to configure an operating system deployment strategy using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit. You’ll also learn how to plan for the MDT environment, implement MDT 2013, and integrate Windows DS with MDT. Lessons

  • Planning for the MDT Environment
  • Implementing MDT 2013 Update 2
  • Integrating Windows DS with MDT

Lab: Operating System Deployment using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

  • Planning for the MDT Environment
  • Installing MDT 2013 Update 2 and prerequisites
  • Creating and configuring the MDT 2013 Deployment Share
  • Deploying and capturing a Reference Operating System Image

Module 9: Managing operating system deployment During this module you’ll study operating system deployment, and the process of preparing the site for operating system deployment. You’ll also learn how to configure an operating system deployment strategy using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. Lessons

  • 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

  • Managing Site System Roles Used to Support Operating System Deployment
  • Managing Packages to Support Operating System Deployment

Lab: Deploying Operating System Images for Bare-Metal Installations

  • Preparing the Operating System Image
  • Creating a Task Sequence to Deploy an Image
  • Deploying an Image

Module 10: Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for Operating System Deployment Learn how to integrate MDT with Configuration Manager to support operating system deployment procedures. This module also reviews the features provided by integrating MDT and Configuration Manager. Lessons

  • 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

  • Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager
  • Creating an MDT Boot Disk
  • Creating and deploying an MDT Task Sequence using Configuration Manager

Lab : Configuring UDI

  • Creating a UDI task sequence
  • Deploying Windows 10 by using a UDI task sequence

Module 11: Activating Clients and Managing Additional Configuration Settings Study how to implement volume license activation and determine configuration settings for client computers. You’ll also learn how the different volume license activation solutions. Lessons

  • Volume License Activation Solutions
  • Determining Additional Configuration Client Settings

Lab: Configuring Additional Settings for Computer Clients

  • Planning for Windows 10 customization
  • Creating a Common Windows Start Screen and custom Power Plan
  • Creating a Client Preferences GPO

Module 12: Deploying Office 2016 This module explains how to customize and deploy Microsoft Office 2016 to deploy Office 2016 by using Office 365, and manage Office 2016 settings. Lessons

  • Methods for deploying Microsoft Office 2016 editions
  • Customizing Office deployments
  • Deploy Office 2016 by using Office 365
  • Managing Office settings
  • Introducing Windows Store for Business
  • Distributing apps by using Windows Store for Business

Lab : Deploying Microsoft Office 2016 by using the Office Customization Tool

  • Using the Microsoft Office Customization Tool (OCT) to customize a Microsoft Office 2016 deploymen
  • Deploying a customized version of Office 2016

Target Audience

This five-day 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.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • 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 the management tasks that you can perform by using Configuration Manager.

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