• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will learn how to ensure the proper operating systems and applications are deployed and that they have the proper configuration leveraging data collected from the SCCM client. You will also receive an introduction to managing Mac and Linux clients. This course introduces you to Compliance settings, the manner in which SCCM addresses desired configuration management. You will also learn how to prepare the SCCM client for deployment and how SCCM can be used to manage non-Windows clients (Mac and Linux).

Learning Objectives

Configuration Items and Baselines

  • start the course
  • describe configuration management
  • describe the uses of compliance settings
  • describe configuration items
  • describe types of configuration items
  • implement configuration baselines
  • configure user data and profiles
  • describe monitoring configuration items and baselines
  • describe creating a configuration item
  • implement the creation of a configuration item
  • create a configuration item
  • create a configuration baseline
  • deploy a configuration baseline monitor

Deploying Clients

  • describe the function of the SCCM Client or agent
  • describe supported operating systems
  • describe what's new in System Center 2012 R2
  • describe SCCM Client installation methods
  • implement SCCM Client in virtual desktop infrastructures
  • deploy SCCM Client to Mac and Linux/UNIX
  • describe best practices for SCCM Client deployment
  • describe determining the SCCM Client installation method
  • implement SCCM Client installation method
  • configure SCCM Client installation method
  • select options for client installation methods
  • outline and describe security concerns and best practices

Practice: Install SCCM Client

  • install SCCM Client

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.