System Center

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuring

Deploying a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM) Server (9 percent)

  • 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 (19 percent)

  • 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 (14 percent)

  • Build an SCCM collection by using queries.
  • Meter software usage.
  • Manage assets.
  • Manage inventory flow.
  • Manage client agents.

Distributing Applications (17 percent)

  • Manage packages.
  • Manage programs.
  • Manage advertisements.
  • Schedule distribution.
  • Track success and failure rates for distribution.
  • Manage distribution points.

Deploying Operating Systems (13 percent)

  • 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 (13 percent)

  • 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 (15 percent)

  • Manage system health.
  • Configure automatic maintenance tasks.
  • Create custom reports.
  • Maintain clients.
  • Manage systems by using configuration management.
  • Manage Wake on LAN.
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007, Configuring

Configuring System Center Operations Manager 2007 (15 percent)

  • Configure notification.
  • Manage roles.
  • Configure System Center Operations Manager options.
  • Discover and deploy agents within a trusted Active Directory forest.
  • Discover and deploy agents to systems not using Active Directory.

Deploying and Configuring Management Packs (28 percent)

  • Import a Management Pack.
  • Configure overrides.
  • Create a self-tuning threshold.
  • Migrate a Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Management Pack to System Center Operations Manager 2007.
  • Configure diagnostics and recoveries for a rule or a monitor.

Building and Deploying Custom Management Packs (21 percent)

  • Configure security options.
  • Configure discovery for Management Packs.
  • Create monitors and rules.
  • Create a distributed application.
  • Create a synthetic transaction.

Maintaining System Center Operations Manager (23 percent)

  • Maintain a System Center Operations Manager infrastructure.
  • Create views.
  • Create tasks.
  • Fail over from Root Management Server (RMS).
  • Back up and restore System Center Operations Manager.
  • Manage and maintain reports.

Configuring Client Monitoring (13 percent)

  • Configure Audit Collection Service (ACS).
  • Configure Agentless Exception Monitoring (AEM).
  • Configure Collective Client Monitoring (CCM).
  • Configure Business Critical Client Monitoring (BCCM).
System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuring

Installing SCVMM

  • Install SCVMM server components
  • Install self-service portal
  • Install PRO tips

Administering SCVMM

  • Configure user roles
  • Setup self service
  • Maintain VMM library
  • Configure hosts
  • Monitor jobs

Maintaining and Monitoring VMs

  • Configure VM hardware
  • Manage virtual instance checkpoints and patches
  • Monitoring and reporting VMs

Deploying and Migrating VMs

  • Convert from physical or virtual platforms
  • Move VMs between hosts
  • Deploy VMs
  • Deploy a High Availability VM
Duration: 2 Month