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Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure (MS-20415)

Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure (MS-20415)

Windows Server 5-Day Training

This 5-day instructor-led course provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and implement a Windows 8 desktop infrastructure. The course provides guidance on planning and deploying desktops by using several technologies such as User State Migration Tool (USMT), Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and more. Additionally, the course describes how to protect desktops and monitor their health and performance.

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Course Material Covers:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Assess and determine desktop deployment options.
  • Plan an image management strategy.
  • Implement desktop security.
  • Capture and manage a desktop operating system image.
  • Plan and implement User State Migration.
  • Plan and deploy desktops by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
  • Plan and deploying desktops by using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.
  • Plan and implement a Remote Desktop Services infrastructure.
  • Manage user state virtualization for enterprise desktops.
  • Plan and implement an updates infrastructure to support enterprise desktops.
  • Protect enterprise desktops from malware and data loss.
  • Monitoring the performance and health of the desktop infrastructure.
Who Should Attend:

The course is primarily intended for IT Professionals who manage the desktop environments for organizations, and want to specialize in Windows 8 desktop deployments. These IT professionals typically work in complex computing environments of large to enterprise-sized organizations. In addition. The secondary audience for this course includes IT professionals who want to take the 70-415: Implementing an Enterprise Desktop and Device Infrastructure exam as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification.

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  • Lunch and snacks provided on each day of class

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Course Outline

Module 1: Assessing and Determining Desktop Deployment Options
This module describes the enterprise desktop lifecycle and explains how you can assess hardware and infrastructure readiness. The module then describes how to identify and select the most appropriate deployment option based upon organizational requirements.
Lessons

Lab : Assessing and Determining Desktop Deployment Options After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 2: Planning An Image Management Strategy
This module describes Windows image formats and helps you to define an efficient image management strategy based upon business requirements.
Lessons Lab : Planning an Image Management Strategy After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 3: Implementing Desktop Security
This module describes how to deploy and manage a secure desktop by implementing centralized policies, BitLocker settings, and Encrypted File System (EFS) settings.
Lessons Lab : Configuring Desktop Security Lab : Configuring File Encryption Using EFS After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 4: Capturing and Managing a Desktop Operating System Image
This module describes how to use the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) and Windows Deployment Services (WDS) to create, capture, and manage a desktop operating system image.
Lessons Lab : Preparing the Imaging and Preinstallation Environment Lab : Building a Reference Image Using Windows SIM and Sysprep Lab : Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image Lab : Configuring and Managing Windows Deployment Services After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 5: Planning and Implementing User State Migration
This module describes how to use the User State Migration Tool (USMT) to migrate appropriate user data and settings to a new desktop operating system.
Lessons Lab : Planning and Implementing User State Migration Lab : Migrating User State Using Hard-Link Migration After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 6: Planning and Deploying Desktops Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
This module describes how to use the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 to deploy Windows operating systems in lite touch installation scenarios.
Lessons Lab : Planning and Deploying Desktops Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 7: Planning and Deploying Desktops by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
This module describes how to use System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to implement a zero touch installation for deploying enterprise desktops.
Lessons Lab : Preparing the Environment for Operating System Deployment Lab : Using MDT and Configuration Manager to Perform a Zero-Touch Installation After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 8: Planning and Implementing a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure
This module describes how to plan and implement session virtualization deployment and a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) based upon Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services.
Lessons Lab : Planning and Implementing a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure Lab : Extending Internet Access to the RDS Infrastructure After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 9: Managing User State Virtualization For Enterprise Desktops
This module describes how to plan and configure user state virtualization to provide a consistent desktop client experience.
Lessons Lab : Deploying and Managing User State Virtualization After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 10: Planning and Implementing an Updates Infrastructure to Support Enterprise Desktops
Students will be able to plan and implement an updates infrastructure to support both physical and virtual enterprise desktops.
Lessons Lab : Planning and Implementing an Updates Infrastructure After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 11: Protecting Enterprise Desktops from Malware and Data Loss
This module describes how to use System Center technologies such as Endpoint protection and Data Protection Manager (DPM) to protect enterprise desktops from malware and data loss.
Lessons Lab : Implementing Client Endpoint Protection Lab : Configuring Data Protection for Client Computer Data After completing this module, students will be able to: Module 12: Monitoring the Performance and Health of the Desktop Infrastructure
This module describes how to identify and monitor relevant services and components to ensure the health and performance of the enterprise desktop infrastructure.
Lessons Lab : Monitoring the Performance and Health of the Desktop Infrastructure After completing this module, students will be able to:

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He was very knowledgable in the course material and presented it in a very methodical way. The course materials were great and are resources we will use in the future.

- Ralph Polk
Brooke Army Medical Center (CTR)

Instructor was very knowledgeable in all subjects of the course and tailored his lessons and labs to the student's weaknesses. Very eager to help students in any way he can.

- Scott Masury
MA Army National Guard

Our instructor displayed exceptional knowledge and expertise with the material he was teaching. He was very patient with the class, who did not have a lot of experience with material being covered.

- Dale Wamsley
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The instructor did a great job, his guidance on the skills of passing the exams was most valuable.

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Prerequisites?

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • Solid knowledge of Windows and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)—for example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership
  • Good understanding of scripts and batch files
  • Solid understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization
  • Familiarity with the client administration capabilities of Windows Server
  • General knowledge of management tools such as System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, System Center 2012 Operations Manager, and System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager.
  • Familiarity with imaging, packaging, and operating system deployment concepts
  • Familiarity with certificates and Certification Authority (CA) implementation and configuration
  • Knowledge equivalent to Windows 2012 MCSA
  • Experience administering Windows Server in an environment that typically has the following characteristics:
    • 2,500 to 50,000 or more users
    • Multiple physical locations and multiple domain controllers
    • Network services and resources such as messaging, databases, file and print, firewalls, Internet access, an intranet, and client computer management
    • Support for Windows 8 client desktops
    • Deployment and management of both physical and virtual applications
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