This course describes how to assess operating system and application deployment options, determine the most appropriate deployment strategy, and then implement a deployment solution for Windows devices and apps that meets your environment’s needs.
Your course package is designed to provide maximum learning and convenience. This is included in the price of your course:
Your expert instructor will get you ready for the following exam and certification, which are included in your course package and covered by the Certification guarantee.
You´ll have the perfect starting point for your training with these prerequisites:
- System administrator–level working knowledge of:
- Networking fundamentals, including common networking protocols, topologies, hardware, media, routing, switching, and addressing.
- Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
- Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers.
- Basic concepts of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security.
- Basic understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax.
- Basic understanding of Windows Server roles and services.
- Basic understanding of the management tasks that you can perform by using Configuration Manager.
Using our engaging learning methodology including a variety of tools, we’ll cover the entire curriculum.
We have designed our course material in the way that best prepares you to learn and pass your exams.
20695C: Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps
Module 1: Assessing the Network Environment for Supporting Operating System and Application Deployment
Get an overview of the enterprise desktop life cycle. You'll learn how to assess hardware and infrastructure readiness for a desktop deployment, and how to use the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) to assess deployment readiness.
- Overview of the Enterprise Desktop Life Cycle
- Assessing Hardware and Infrastructure Readiness for a Desktop Deployment
- Using MAP to Assess Deployment Readiness
Lab: Assessing the Network Environment for Supporting Operating System and Application Deployment
- Collecting Hardware and Application Inventory by using Configuration Manager
- Determining Infrastructure Readiness by using MAP
Module 2: Determining Operating System Deployment Strategies
Learn how to identify the most appropriate operating system deployment strategy based upon organisational requirements. You'll study tools and deployment strategies, different types of operating system deployments, and alternative deployment strategies for desktop computers.
- Tools and Deployment strategies for an Effective Operating System Deployment Strategy
- Operating System deployment using High-Touch with Retail Media
- Operating System deployment using High-Touch with Standard Image
- Operating System deployment using Lite-Touch
- Operating System deployment using Zero-Touch
- Alternative deployment strategies for Windows Desktops
Lab: Determining Operating System Deployment Strategies
- Identifying Operating System deployment strategies for a Small Network
- Identifying Operating System deployment strategies for a Medium-Sized Network
- Identifying Operating System deployment strategies for an Enterprise Network
- Installing the Windows Automated Deployment Kit
Module 3: Assessing Application Compatibility
You'll learn how to assess application compatibility issues and identify mitigation solutions to ensure that applications function successfully after an operating system deployment. You'll also study how to use ACT to address application compatibility issues.
- Diagnosing Application compatibility issues
- Mitigating Application compatibility issues
- Using ACT to Address Application compatibility Issues
Lab: Assessing Application Compatibility
- Analysing Applications for Potential compatibility issues
- Mitigating Application compatibility issues
Module 4: Planning and Implementing User State Migration
This module describes user state migration strategies, and explains how you can configure these strategies during operating system deployments.
- Overview of User State Migration
- Overview of USMT 5.0
- Planning User State Migration
- Migrating User State by using USMT
Lab: Planning and Implementing User State Migration
- Planning for User State Migration
- Creating and customising USMT XML Files
- Capturing and Restoring User State by using USMT
Module 5: Determining an Image Management Strategy
You'll study the Windows image file format, and get an overview of image management. You'll also learn how to determine the most appropriate image management strategy to support operating system and application deployments.
- Overview of the Windows Image File Format
- Overview of Image Management
Lab: Determining an Image Management Strategy
- Assessing Business Requirements to Support an Image Management strategy
Module 6: Preparing For Deployments Using Windows ADK
This module describes the tools provided in Windows ADK, and explains how you can use them to prepare for and support automated deployment strategies.
- Overview of the Windows Setup and Installation Process
- Preparing Boot Images using Windows PE
- Automating and Preparing the Installation of an Image using Windows SIM and Sysprep
- Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
- Using the Windows ICD
Lab: Preparing the Imaging and Windows PE Environment
- Configuring a custom Windows PE Environment
Lab: Building a Reference Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
- Building custom Answer Files by using Windows SIM
- Installing a Reference Computer by using a custom Answer File
- customising Image in Audit Mode and preserve the Profile Changes using Sysprep
Lab: Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
- Capturing a Reference System Image
Lab : Using the Windows ICD
- Create a provisioning package
- Create a Windows 10 deployment package
Module 7: Supporting PXE-Initiated and Multicast Operating System Deployments
Learn how to identify solutions to support PXE-initiated and multicast solutions when performing operating system deployment tasks. This module also describes the process of installing and configuring the Windows DS environment.
- Overview of PXE-Initiated and Multicast Operating System Deployments
- Installing and configuring the Windows DS Environment
Lab: Configuring Windows DS to Support PXE and Multicast Operating System Deployments
- Planning the Windows DS Environment
- Installing and configuring the Windows DS Server Role
Module 8: Implementing Operating System Deployment by Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Discover how to configure an operating system deployment strategy using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit. You'll also learn how to plan for the MDT environment, implement MDT 2013, and integrate Windows DS with MDT.
- Planning for the MDT Environment
- Implementing MDT 2013 Update 2
- Integrating Windows DS with MDT
Lab: Operating System Deployment using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
- Planning for the MDT Environment
- Installing MDT 2013 Update 2 and prerequisites
- Creating and configuring the MDT 2013 Deployment Share
- Deploying and capturing a Reference Operating System Image
Module 9: Managing operating system deployment
During this module you'll study operating system deployment, and the process of preparing the site for operating system deployment. You'll also learn how to configure an operating system deployment strategy using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
- Overview of Operating System Deployment
- Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
- Deploying an Operating System Image
Lab: Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
- Managing Site System Roles Used to Support Operating System Deployment
- Managing Packages to Support Operating System Deployment
Lab: Deploying Operating System Images for Bare-Metal Installations
- Preparing the Operating System Image
- Creating a Task Sequence to Deploy an Image
- Deploying an Image
Module 10: Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for Operating System Deployment
Learn how to integrate MDT with Configuration Manager to support operating system deployment procedures. This module also reviews the features provided by integrating MDT and Configuration Manager.
- Integrating Deployment Tools with Configuration Manager
- Reviewing the Features Provided by Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager
Lab: Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for Operating System Deployment
- Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager
- Creating an MDT Boot Disk
- Creating and deploying an MDT Task Sequence using Configuration Manager
Lab : Configuring UDI
- Creating a UDI task sequence
- Deploying Windows 10 by using a UDI task sequence
Module 11: Activating Clients and Managing Additional Configuration Settings
- Study how to implement volume license activation and determine configuration settings for client computers. You'll also learn how the different volume license activation solutions.
- Volume License Activation Solutions
- Determining Additional Configuration Client Settings
Lab: Configuring Additional Settings for Computer Clients
- Planning for Windows 10 customization
- Creating a Common Windows Start Screen and custom Power Plan
- Creating a Client Preferences GPO
Module 12: Deploying Office 2016
This module explains how to customize and deploy Microsoft Office 2016 to deploy Office 2016 by using Office 365, and manage Office 2016 settings.
- Methods for deploying Microsoft Office 2016 editions
- Customizing Office deployments
- Deploy Office 2016 by using Office 365
- Managing Office settings
- Introducing Windows Store for Business
- Distributing apps by using Windows Store for Business
Lab : Deploying Microsoft Office 2016 by using the Office Customization Tool
- Using the Microsoft Office Customization Tool (OCT) to customize a Microsoft Office 2016 deploymen
- Deploying a customized version of Office 2016
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