Microsoft Course 6451 – System Center Configuration Manager Starts March 28th

[singlepic id=213 w=320 h=240 float=right]This instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge to use System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to deploy and manage software and asset management.

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 comprehensively assesses, deploys, and updates servers, client computers, and devices-across physical, virtual, distributed, and mobile environments. Optimized for Windows and tightly integrated with Windows 7, it is the best choice for gaining enhanced insight into and control over IT systems. With up to 70% of a system’s total cost incurred in the form of maintenance, effectively managing a company’s IT infrastructure is one of the best ways to help reduce total cost of ownership (TCO). System Center Configuration Manager is used for configuration management globally by more enterprises than any other solution, and helps organizations large and small drive greater efficiency and control.

Exam 70–401

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuring

Deploying a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM) Server
  • Set up and configure an Active Directory schema.
  • Migrate from an SMS 2003 hierarchy to SCCM 2007.
  • Configure an SCCM hierarchy.
  • Set up and configure security accounts.
Configuring an SCCM Infrastructure
  • Configure client agents.
  • Configure site boundaries.
  • Configure core site system roles.
  • Configure discovery methods.
  • Configure client installation.
  • Configure SCCM infrastructure for Internet-based client management.
Managing Resources
  • Build an SCCM collection by using queries.
  • Meter software usage.
  • Manage assets.
  • Manage inventory flow.
  • Manage client agents.
Distributing Applications
  • Manage packages.
  • Manage programs.
  • Manage advertisements.
  • Schedule distribution.
  • Track success and failure rates for distribution.
  • Manage distribution points.
Deploying Operating Systems
  • Capture a reference computer image.
  • Manage task sequences.
  • Configure site system roles related to deploying operating systems.
  • Deploy operating system packages.
  • Customize user state migration.
  • Deliver applications.
Securing a Network Infrastructure
  • Configure Network Access Protection (NAP).
  • Maintain NAP.
  • Migrate from Inventory Tool for Microsoft Update (ITMU) to Windows Software Update Services (WSUS).
  • Deploy software updates.
  • Manage vulnerability compliance.
Managing and Maintaining an SCCM Infrastructure
  • Manage system health.
  • Configure automatic maintenance tasks.
  • Create custom reports.
  • Maintain clients.
  • Manage systems by using configuration management.
  • Manage Wake on LAN.

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