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Overview & Prerequisite Setup for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

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This course will provide you with an understanding of the prerequisite software and configurations needed to install and manage Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2. You will learn to prepare the infrastructure for, then install SCCM. You will gather and install prerequisite software, look at Active Directory, and set access with permissions. Then it’s on to the client-using Group Policy and modifying Firewall settings. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration (70-243). This exam counts toward the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certification.

Target Audience
The course is intended for IT professionals who need to manage the deployment and management of both operating systems and applications as well as administrators responsible for patch and security update management.


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Overview & Prerequisite Setup for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

  • start the course
  • discuss Microsoft system center
  • discuss system requirements
  • implement the system management container
  • discuss the AD schema
  • discuss prerequisite software installation
  • discuss prerequisite software installation with WSUS
  • configure the firewall
  • implement installation of system center 2012 R2 configuration manager
  • discuss working with hotfixes
  • implement setting up discovery
  • configure boundaries
  • implement enabling discovery
  • configure client settings
  • configure custom client settings in System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2
  • implement installing the SCCM client agent
  • implement discovery and boundaries
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