Administering System Center 2012 Online Course

Administering System Center 2012 Online Courses in Namibia


2KO Namibia offers online System Center courses in Namibia. We also offer full time System Center 2012 Configuration Manager courses in Windhoek for groups of four or more delegates. 2KO Namibia's System Center course is offered to our international and local students. 2KO Africa conducts hands-on computer courses on most of the major IT Platforms, and has a sizeable range of online IT courses which are available internationally over the Internet, to ensure the best System Center certification training in Namibia.


This course in Namibia is designed for candidates that have System Center Configuration Manager 2012, Windows Server, security, and networking experience in an enterprise environment. Candidates must have basic Microsoft SQL Server and Windows PowerShell knowledge, mobile device management, and application configuration experience. Job roles within an organization may include the System Center Configuration Manager Administrator, Active Directory Administrator, Exchange Administrator, Windows Server Administrator, or Enterprise Desktop Administrator.



This course on administering and deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manger prepares participants for the Microsoft Exam 70-243.


This course will provide all the skills and knowledge for the following areas:

System Center Configuration Manager hierarchy and site system roles

Planning and configuring security

Defining the Business Continuity Plan (BCP)

Configuring the OSD environment

Building and capturing an image

Deploying an image

Managing images

Creating and deploying an application

Monitoring application deployment

Managing the software library and application catalog

Creating and monitoring software updates

Configuring FEP clients by using System Center Configuration Manager

Building a Configuration Item (CI)

Creating and monitoring a baseline

Managing collections

Monitoring site health

Configuring software updates

Managing site communications

Managing boundary groups

Managing role-based security

Deploying clients

Managing mobile devices

Managing client agent settings

Managing hardware and software inventory

Monitoring inventory data flow

Building queries

Creating reports

Managing SSRS


Course Curriculum


Module 1

Course Introduction

Instructor Introduction

Course Overview

Student Prerequisites

Certification Overview

Chapter Review


Module 2

Course Details Overview

Chapter Review


Module 3

System Center History

Server Product Family History

Microsoft System Center 2012 Website

Configuration Manager Overview

What's New In SP1

Chapter Review


Module 4

System Center Roles

Automating System Tasks

Configuration Manager Features

Configuration Manager Console

CM Console Demonstration

Chapter Review


Module 5

Hierarchy and Infrastructure

Hierarchy, Sites and Roles

Primary Sites

Core Roles

Optional Roles

Configuration Manager Prerequisites Checker

Configuration Manager Pre-Installation Requirements

Configuration Manager Pre-Installation

Running Configuration Manager Prerequisites Check

Installing Configuration Manager

Chapter Review


Module 6

Boundaries, Sites and Discovery

Discovery and Boundaries

Active Directory Discovery

Active Directory Discovery Methods


Configuring Boundaries and Boundary Groups

Post Installation Tasks

Chapter Review


Module 7

Collections and Inventory


Maintenance Window

Configuring a Device Collection

Configuring a User Collection

Maintenance Window Setup

Inventory Collections

Inventory DATA

Hardware and Software Inventory

Configuring and Managing Inventory

Chapter Review


Module 8

Collections, Queries and Asset Intelligence

Asset Intelligence

Asset Data

Asset Data Gathering

Asset Intelligence Gathering Demonstration

Pre-Query Setup


Creating and Testing Data Queries

Creating Status Queries

Chapter Review


Module 9

Client Deployment, Settings, Monitoring and Managing

Configuration Manager Client

Applet Settings

Installing Configuration Manager Client

Preparing Client Deployment

Setting Up Group Policy Management


Client and Server Side Properties

Device and Client Management

Configuration Manager Client Settings

Client Monitoring

Chapter Review


Module 10

Software Packaging

Software Deployment



Programs within Packages


Package Deployment

Deployment Configuration Wizard

Client Side Deployment

Building Packages

Chapter Review


Module 11

Software Applications

Configuration Manager Software Applications

Applications Vs. Packages

Application Requirements

Application Deployment Types

Application Management

Creating an Application

Detect and Deploy

Creating and Deploying an Application

Chapter Review


Module 12

Software Distribution, Metering and Monitoring

Software Distribution

Configuration Manager Components


Distributing Content To a Distribution Point

App Catalog Advertisements

Configuring an Agent and Creating Rules for Software Metering

Advanced Application Deployment

Application Supersedence and Removal

Chapter Review


Module 13

Software Updates

Configuration Manager Software Updates

Configuration Manager Updating

Site Components and Role SU Point


WSUS Pieces

Software Update Setup

Chapter Review


Module 14

Operating System Deployment (OSD)

Operating System Deployment Basics

WDS Basics

Configuration Manager Components

General Deployment Steps

Task Sequence Deployment

Configuring State Migration Point and Software Distribution Component

Distributing Driver Packages

Distributing Boot Images

Creating and Installing Packages

Capture and Distribute Ref Image

Performing an In Place Upgrade and Deploying OSD

Chapter Review


Module 15

Endpoint Protection (FEP)

AV Security 101

FEP Basics

FEP Prerequisites

Client Settings

Policies and Alerts

Installing and Deploying In Point Protection

Protection Policy Setup and Deployment


Chapter Review


Module 16

Role Based Administration (RBA)

Configuration Manager RBA


Standard IT Team




IT Correlation

Creating Scopes, Collections and Roles

Chapter Review


Module 17

Security Compliance


Compliance Baselines

Configuration Packs

Creating Configuration Items

Creating and Deploying Configuration Baselines

Configuration Items Evaluation and Reports

Wake On LAN (WOL)

Out Of Band Management (OOB MGT)

Power Management

Remote Control

Applying a Power Management Plan

Remote Control Setup

Chapter Review


Module 18


Configuration Manager Reporting

SQL Reporting Services

SQL Prerequisites

Reporting Services Point Setup

Report Subscriptions

Role Security

Chapter Review


Module 19

Mobile Device and Mobile Security

Mobile Device Management (MDM)


Settings and Application Deployment

Infrastructure Preparation and Enrollment

Mobile Device Configuration Settings

Deploying Mobile Device Applications

Chapter Review


Module 20

Complex Hierarchy - Multi Site

Hierarchy Sites and Roles



Central Administration Site


Prerequisites Checker

Pre CAS Installation Setup

CAS Installation

Post CAS Tasks

Chapter Review


Module 21

Course Review

Certification Review

Study Recommendations and Exam Preparations