70-243: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

About this Course

Get detailed instruction and hands-on practice planning and deploying Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and its associated site systems. This course is designed for IT Professionals who are responsible for designing and deploying one or more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems, as well as configuring and managing endpoints in those systems. You will learn how to plan for the deployment of the central administration site, one or more primary sites and secondary sites, and all associated site systems. You will also learn how to migrate from System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
This course also helps candidates prepare for Exam 70-243, MCTS: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.
Audience Profile

This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for designing and deploying one or more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems. They should have three to five years of experience in medium to large enterprise organizations, in a role in which they are supporting multiple desktop and server computers that run Windows-based operating systems.
This course is also for individuals who are interested in taking exam 70-243 TS: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.
At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager infrastructure.
  • Plan and deploy a stand-alone primary site.
  • Plan and configure role-based administration.
  • Plan and deploy a multiple site hierarchy.
  • Replicate data and manage content in Configuration Manager.
  • Plan resource discovery and client deployment.
  • Configure Internet and cloud-based client management.
  • Maintain and monitor System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Migrate to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Describe the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager feature set and manage and troubleshoot sites by using the Configuration Manager Console and associated toolset.
  • Configure boundaries and boundary groups, configure discovery methods, manage user and device collections, and implement role-based administration.
  • Describe the client deployment process, configure client deployment methods, configure the client agent settings, and monitor client status.
  • Describe the inventory collection process, configure and manage hardware and software inventory, monitor inventory data flow, and use Asset Intelligence and Software Metering.
  • Analyze data by creating queries and running reports.
  • Create, deploy, and manage software packages and programs.
  • Create and deploy applications by using the System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager application model.
  • Configure multiple deployment types.
  • Deploy and manage software updates.
  • Integrate and implement Endpoint Protection by using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Deploy operating systems by using the Configuration Manager infrastructure.
  • Manage configuration items, baselines, and profiles to assess and configure settings for devices.
  • Manage mobile devices by using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
  • Configure Wake On LAN, Power Management policies, and Remote Control.

  • Customized e-Learning – focused on the specific certification video
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  • Exam Quizzes – an easy way to test your knowledge
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  • Tips & Tricks – portal of notes, tips, articles, links to communities, etc
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