20695C - Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications
Scheduling
Training Center City Start Date Time Price
Global Knowledge Cairo 6/24/2018 09:00 - 17:00 Details | Book
Overview

This five-day 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. Solutions that this course details include operating system deployment scenarios ranging from high-touch solutions to zero-touch solutions. It also discusses the technologies that you use to implement these solutions, including the MDT and Configuration Manager. 

Durations
40 Hours
Topic
Module 1: Assessing the network environment for supporting operating system and application deployment
This module examines how you can create a deployment strategy by using life-cycle information, deployment tools and technologies, and licensing and activation information. It also explains how to plan and effectively perform preparation tasks for deploying Windows 10 client operating systems.
Lessons
Overview of the enterprise desktop life cycle
Assessing readiness for a desktop deployment by using Configuration Manager
Assessing deployment readiness by using MAP
Lab : Assessing the network environment for supporting operating system and application deployment
Collecting hardware and application inventory by using Configuration Manager
Using MAP to determine infrastructure readiness
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Describe the enterprise desktop life cycle.
Assess an environment’s readiness for a desktop deployment by using Configuration Manager.
Assess an environment’s deployment readiness by using MAP.
Module 2: Determining operating system deployment strategies
This module describes the tools and strategies that are available to help you perform a successful operating system deployment. It also explains how to identify the most appropriate operating system deployment strategy for your environment, based upon organizational requirements.
Lessons
Understanding tools and strategies you can use for operating system deployment
Using the High Touch with Retail Media deployment strategy
Using the High Touch with a Standard Image deployment strategy
Using a lite touch deployment strategy
Using a zero touch deployment strategy
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 ADK
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Describe the tools and strategies that are available for an effective operating system deployment
Deploy operating systems by using the High Touch with Retail Media strategy.
Deploy operating systems by using the High Touch with a Standard Image strategy.
Deploy operating systems by using the lite touch strategy.
Deploy operating systems by using the zero touch strategy.
Describe alternative deployment strategies for Windows desktops.
 
 
 
 
Module 3: Assessing application compatibility
This module describes the process for addressing common application compatibility issues that you might experience during a new operating system deployment. The module also explains how to use the ACT to help inventory, analyze, and mitigate application compatibility issues.
Lessons
Diagnosing application compatibility issues
Mitigating application compatibility issues
Using ACT to address application compatibility issues
Lab : Assessing application compatibility
Analyzing applications for potential compatibility issues
Mitigating application compatibility issues
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Describe how to diagnose application compatibility issues.
Explain the solutions available for mitigating application compatibility issues.
Resolve application compatibility issues with the ACT.
Module 4: Planning and implementing user state migration
This module introduces user state migration, and the tools and methods that are useful in the planning and implementation of a user state migration in the Windows software environment.
Lessons
Overview of user state migration
Overview of USMT 10.0
Planning user state migration
Migrating user state by using USMT
Lab : Planning and implementing user state migration
Planning for user state migration
Creating and customizing USMT XML files
Capturing and restoring a user state by using the USMT
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Describe user state migration.
Identify the features of USMT 5.0.
Plan user state migration.
Migrate user state by using the USMT.
Module 5: Determining an image management strategy
This module provides the information that you need to manage images to support operating system and application deployments. Specifically, the module describes the image formats and strategies for managing images.
Lessons
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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Describe the purpose and benefits of the Windows image file format.
Determine image management.
Module 6: Preparing for deployments by using the Windows ADK
This module describes how Windows Setup installs the Windows operating system. It explains how to use the tools in the Windows ADK to prepare for and support automated deployment strategies. It also explains how to use the Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) to prepare boot images.
Lessons
Overview of the Windows setup and installation process
Preparing boot images by using Windows PE
Using Windows SIM and Sysprep to automate and prepare an image installation
Capturing and servicing a reference image using DISM
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
Customizing your image in audit mode, and preserving the profile changes by 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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the Windows installation process.
Describe how to use and customize Windows PE.
Use Windows System Image Manager (SIM) and Sysprep to automate and prepare images.
Capture and service a reference image.
 
 
Module 7: Supporting PXE-initiated and multicast operating system deployments
This module introduces the architecture of network boot, Pre-Boot EXecution Environment (PXE)-initiated operating system deployments, multicasting operating system delivery, and the Windows Deployment Services (Windows DS) functionality in Windows Server 2012 R2.
Lessons
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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Identify solutions to support PXE-initiated and multicast solutions when performing operating system deployment tasks.
 
Install and configure the Windows DS environment.
 
Module 8: Implementing operating system deployment by using the MDT
This module describes the components of the MDT, and how you can configure an operating system deployment strategy by using the MDT.
Lessons
Planning for the MDT environment
Implementing MDT 2013 Update 2
Integrating Windows DS with MDT
Lab : Operating system deployment using the MDT
Planning for the MDT environment
Installing MDT 2013 Update 2, and addressing MDT prerequisites
Creating and configuring the deployment share
Deploying and capturing a reference operating system image
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Describe the MDT components and process for a lite-touch deployment strategy.
Install and configure the MDT environment.
Describe how you configure Windows DS to integrate with MDT 2013 Update 2.
Module 9: Managing operating system deployment
This module provides an overview of operating system deployments, and explains how to use Configuration Manager to configure an operating system deployment strategy.
Lessons
Overview of operating system deployment
Preparing a site for operating system deployment
Deploying an operating system
Lab : Preparing the site for operating system deployment
Managing the 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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Describe the terminology, components, and scenarios used to deploy operating systems by using Configuration Manager.
Describe how to prepare a site for operating system deployment.
Describe the process used to deploy an operating system image.
 
 
 
 
Module 10: Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for operating system deployment
This module explains how to integrate the MDT with Configuration Manager to support operating system deployment procedures. It also describes the benefits of integrating the MDT with Configuration Manager.
Lessons
Integrating deployment tools with Configuration Manager
Integrating MDT with Configuration Manager
Lab : Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager for operating system deployment
Integrating MDT and Configuration Manager
Creating an MDT boot image
Creating and deploying an MDT task sequence by using Configuration Manager
Lab : Configuring UDI
Creating a UDI task sequence
Deploying Windows 10 by using a UDI task sequence
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Integrate deployment tools with Configuration Manager.
Integrate MDT with Configuration Manager.
 
 
 
 
Module 11: Activating clients and managing additional configuration settings
This module describes volume license activation solutions. It also explains how to implement volume license activation and configuration settings for client computers.
Lessons
Solutions for volume license activation
Determining additional client configuration settings
Lab : Configuring additional settings for computer clients
Planning for Windows 10 customization
Creating a common Windows Start menu and custom power plan
Creating a client preferences GPO
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Explain the solutions for volume license activation.
Configure additional settings for client computers.
 
 
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.
Lessons
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
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 
Identify the editions of, and deployment methods for, Office 2016.
Customize an Office 2016 deployment.
Deploy Office 2016 by using Office 365.
Manage Office 2016 settings after deployment.
Provide an overview of the Windows Store for Business.

 

Describe the methods you can use to deploy apps by using the Windows Store for Business.

 

Audience
This five-day course is for IT professionals who deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and apps across medium, large, and enterprise organizations. Typically, this course’s audience has a desktop-support background, and have worked as Enterprise Desktop Administrators. A significant portion of this audience uses or intends to use Configuration Manager to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and enterprise applications. The Enterprise Desktop Administrator also might use several tools, including the Windows ADK and the MDT to support assessment, operating system, and application deployment tasks. Additionally, this course is for individuals who are interested in taking the MCSE exam 70-695: Deploying Windows Desktops and Enterprise Applications.
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