Microsoft Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration

- Only 5 Days

On your 5-day accelerated course, learn the skills to administer System Center 2016 Configuration Manager and integrate it with Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Cloud Services such as Office 365. You'll use these new skills to deploy PCs, devices and applications in a hybrid or on-premises scenario using SCCM and Microsoft Intune. You'll also learn to optimise System Center Endpoint Protection, manage compliance, and create management queries and reports.

This course is 45% faster than traditional training.

Your Microsoft Certified Trainer will immerse you in the curriculum with our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, helping you to build and retain information faster. You'll also have lab access 24/7 at the training centre, so you can test your skills and make the most of your stay.

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You'll cover key topics including:

  • Preparing a management infrastructure and integrating mobile-device management with Microsoft Exchange Server.
  • Deploying and managing System Center 2016 Configuration Manager client.
  • Configure an operating-system deployment strategy by using Configuration Manager.
  • Implement Endpoint Protection for managed PCs.
  • Deploy and manage Office 365 apps by using SCCM.
  • Manage and maintain a Configuration Manager site.
  • Configure on-premises mobile device management using Configuration Manager.
  • Configure a hybrid MDM scenario and enroll iOS, Android, and Windows-based devices using Configuration Manager and Intune.

You'll benefit from the latest, up-to-date Microsoft courseware and practice papers, as Firebrand is a Microsoft Learning Partner.

You'll also be prepared for exam 70-703:Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration. You'll sit this exam at the Firebrand Training Centre during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

If you're an IT professional or Enterprise Desktop Administrator (EDA) responsible for deploying, managing and maintaining PCs and applications across a business, this course is ideal for you.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your System Center Configuration Manager course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be System Center Configuration Manager certified in just 5 days. With us, you’ll be System Center Configuration Manager trained in record time
  2. Our System Center Configuration Manager course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass System Center Configuration Manager first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more System Center Configuration Manager. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn System Center Configuration Manager faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying System Center Configuration Manager with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study System Center Configuration Manager courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Course 20703-2B: Integrating Cloud Services with System Center Configuration Manager

Module 1: Extending the Configuration Manager infrastructure to support internet-based and mobile devices

This module describes the challenges in managing a mobile and internet-based workforce. It also describes how Configuration Manager integrates with mobile device management and cloud services solutions to address these challenges.

Lessons

  • Managing a mobile and distributed workforce
  • Integrating Configuration Manager with cloud services and internet-based management solutions
  • PKI requirements to support internet-based management
  • Expanding content availability by using cloud-based distribution points

Lab: Preparing for cloud integration

  • Activating an Azure trial subscription
  • Configuring and enabling directory syncing

Lab: Implementing PKI for Configuration Manager site systems and clients

  • Creating certificate templates for Configuration Manager services
  • Deploying certificates for Configuration Manager

Lab: Configuring cloud-based distribution points

  • Creating and exporting an Azure management certificate for cloud-based distribution points
  • Setting up Azure and creating a cloud-based distribution point

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the challenges in managing a mobile and distributed workforce
  • Understand the considerations for integrating Configuration Manager with cloud services and internet-based management solutions
  • Describe the public key infrastructure (PKI) requirements to support the internet and mobile device management
  • Explain how to expand content availability by using cloud-based distribution points

Module 2: Managing clients on the internet

This module explains how to manage client devices that are located outside of the corporate network and connected to the internet.

Lessons

  • Methods for managing internet-based clients
  • Planning and implementing IBCM
  • Planning and implementing the Cloud Management Gateway

Lab: Configuring IBCM

  • Configuring the Configuration Manager site systems to support IBCM
  • Verifying the client settings for IBCM

Lab: Configuring the Cloud Management Gateway for managing clients on the internet

  • Enabling the Cloud Management Gateway feature
  • Creating and exporting the Azure management certificate for cloud-based distribution points
  • Setting up the Cloud Management Gateway

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify the methods for managing client devices that are connected to the internet, but located outside the corporate network
  • Describe the considerations and tasks for enabling Configuration Manager to support internet-based client management (IBCM)
  • Describe the considerations and procedures for implementing the Cloud Management Gateway to support internet-based clients

Module 3: Managing Microsoft Store for Business apps by using Configuration Manager

This module explains how to use Microsoft Store for Business, how to set it up, and how to manage it. It also describes how to deploy and manage Microsoft Store for Business apps by using Configuration Manager.

Lessons

  • Overview of Microsoft Store for Business
  • Managing Microsoft Store for Business apps by using Configuration Manager

Lab: Setting up and managing Microsoft Store for Business

  • Signing up for Microsoft Store for Business
  • Managing Microsoft Store for Business

Lab: Deploying Microsoft Store for Business apps by using Configuration Manager

  • Setting up syncing with Microsoft Store for Business
  • Deploying and managing Microsoft Store for Business apps

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how to manage Microsoft Store for Business and describe its features
  • Deploy apps from Microsoft Store for Business by using Configuration Manager

Module 4: Managing Office 365 apps by using Configuration Manager

This module explains how to implement Office 365 client management to help support an Office 365 cloud-based solution. It also describes how to deploy and manage Office 365 apps by using Configuration Manager.

Lessons

  • Overview of Office 365 ProPlus
  • Deploying Office 365 client applications by using Configuration Manager
  • Managing and updating an Office 365 client deployment

Lab: Preparing Office 365 for application deployment

  • Signing up for an Office 365 trial subscription
  • Assigning Office 365 ProPlus licenses to users
  • Modifying Office 365 ProPlus options for manual downloads

Lab: Deploying and managing Office 365 client applications by using Configuration Manager

  • Configuring infrastructure requirements to support Office 365 client management
  • Deploying the Office 365 client application
  • Configuring software updates to support Office 365

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus features
  • Use Configuration Manager to deploy Office 365 applications
  • Manage and update an Office 365 client deployment

Module 5: Mobile device management by using Configuration Manager

This module describes the methods and technologies to manage mobile devices by using Configuration Manager.

Lessons

  • Overview of mobile device management
  • Configuring the Exchange Server connector for mobile device management

Lab: Managing mobile devices by using the Exchange Server connector

  • Configuring permissions for Exchange integration
  • Configuring the Exchange Server connector
  • Managing mobile devices by using Configuration Manager

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Provide an overview of Microsoft mobile device management technologies and how they integrate with Configuration Manager
  • Explain how to deploy the Microsoft Exchange Server connector for Configuration Manager

Module 6: On-premises mobile device management using Configuration Manager

This module explains on-premises mobile device management, its requirements, and the types of devices it can manage. It also explains how to implement on-premises mobile device management in an existing Configuration Manager environment and the different ways to enroll Windows 10 devices.

Lessons

  • Overview of on-premises mobile device management
  • Configuring on-premises mobile device management using Configuration Manager

Lab: Managing mobile devices with an on-premises infrastructure

  • Configuring PKI for on-premises mobile device management
  • Preparing Configuration Manager for on-premises mobile device management
  • Enrolling Windows 10 devices for on-premises mobile device management

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain what on-premises mobile device management is and compare it with other management options
  • Plan for and implement the requirements for on-premises mobile device management
  • Enroll a modern Windows 10 device in on-premises mobile device management

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On this course, you'll take the following exam, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam 70-703: Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Cloud Services Integration

You will be tested on the following knowledge areas:

  • Configure and Maintain a Configuration Manager Management Infrastructure (35-40%)
  • Manage Inventory by Using Configuration Manager (10-15%)
  • Manage Applications by Using Configuration Manager (15-20%)
  • Deploy and Maintain Operating Systems by using Configuration Manager (20-25%)
  • Extend the Management Scope of Configuration Manager (10-15%)

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Included on this course:

  • MOC 20703-1A: Administering System Center Configuration Manager
  • MOC 20703-2A: Integrating MDM and Cloud Services with System Center Configuration Manager

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, (ISC)2 or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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Before attending this course, you need system administrator-level working knowledge of:

  • Networking fundamentals, including common networking protocols, topologies, hardware, media, routing, switching, and addressing.
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.

You should also have a basic understanding of:

  • Public key infrastructure (PKI) security.
  • Scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax.
  • Windows Server roles and services.
  • Configuration options for iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile device platforms.
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  • Management tasks using Configuration Manager.

You can meet these prerequisites by attending the following courses or by gaining equivalent knowledge and skills through hands-on activities:

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +27 87 550 2195 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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