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Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Essential Training

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Discover how to deploy Configuration Manager in central, secondary, and multisite environments and how to integrate it with Microsoft Intune.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager is used to centrally manage one's datacenter, user devices, and infrastructure. In this course, learn how to get started with System Center Configuration Manager. Discover how to deploy Configuration Manager in a central site, and then deploy a multisite environment including secondary sites. Explore content management, replicating data stores, resource discovery, and how to assign clients. To wrap up, learn how to integrate Configuration Manager with Microsoft Intune and provide advanced security features, how to maintain and monitor Configuration Manager using various tools, and how to upgrade to a more current branch.


  • Welcome
  • What you should know
  • System Center 2016 product roadmap
  • System Center 2016 Configuration Manager benefits
1. Planning and Deploying a Standalone Primary Site
  • Microsoft System Center branches
  • System Center prerequisites
  • Scenarios and demos
  • Ensuring domain prerequisites
  • Ensuring site server prerequisites
  • Installing a Configuration Manager primary site
  • Performing post-setup configuration tasks
  • Planning and configuring role-based administration
2. Planning and Deploying a Multiple-Site Hierarchy
  • Central and site multi-deployment
  • Expanding a standalone primary site
  • Installing a site hierarchy
  • Installing an East primary child site
  • Installing the Singapore secondary site
3. Planning Resource Discovery and Client Deployment
  • Resources and clients
  • Discovering System Center clients and adding agents to devices
  • Hardware and software inventory
  • Gathering hardware and software inventory
4. Managing Content and Replicating Data in Configuration Manager
  • What is Configuration Manager content?
  • Data storage and replication in a central site
  • Content distribution
  • Configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting data replication
5. Configuring Internet and Cloud-Based Client Management
  • Microsoft Intune and cloud service security
  • Creating and publishing a CRL
  • Creating an enrollment certificate
  • Configuring Windows Intune Integration
6. Maintaining and Monitoring Configuration Manager 2016
  • Configuration Manager site maintenance
  • Advanced monitoring
  • Configuring Site Maintenance tasks
7. Upgrading to Configuration Manager Current Branch
  • The upgrade process
  • Next steps

Taught by

David M. Franklyn

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