20416 Implementing Desktop Application Environments
This course provides students with the skills needed to design, deploy, and manage a physical and virtual Windows Server 2012 application management infrastructure, and focus on using Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
This course is intended for Information Technology professionals who are interested in specializing in Windows 8 application deployments and managing the application environments for large organizations. People attending this training could be support technicians or currently in deployment roles and are considering taking the next step in their career or enhancing their skills in the areas of planning and deploying Windows 8 desktops.
20410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
20411 Administering Windows Server 2012
20412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
20415 Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure
The attendee should have 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 The attendee should have: •Experience supporting Windows 8 client desktops and deploying and managing applications, both physical and virtual. •An MCSA and 20415B or equivalent knowledge. In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge, and should: •Have solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts. •Have a solid understanding of Windows and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), for example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership. •Understand how to use scripts and batch files. •Have solid understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization. •Be able to perform a clean installation of Windows 8, upgrade to Windows 8, and migrate user-related data and settings from Windows XP. •Be able to configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 8 to function as desired. •Be able to configure and troubleshoot permissions and other settings to allow access to resources and applications on Windows 8 systems. •Be able to configure settings to enable network connectivity. •Be able to configure and troubleshoot a wireless network connection. •Be able to configure and troubleshoot Windows 8 security. •Be able to configure mobile computers and devices. •Understand the client administration capabilities of Windows Server and be familiar with management tools such as the Microsoft System Center suite of products. •Understand the concepts of deployment, packaging, and imaging. •Have a familiarity with SQL Server concepts.
After completing this course, students will be able to: • Design an application distribution strategy that is appropriate for an organizational environment. • Diagnose and remediate application compatibility problems for desktop and presentation virtualization-based deployments. • Use Group Policy and Windows Intune to deploy applications to client devices. • Deploy applications centrally using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1. • Configure self-service application deployment using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, System Center 2012 Service Manager SP1, and Windows Store apps. • Design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support presentation virtualization. • Prepare, deploy and manage applications for Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access. • Design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support application virtualization. • Virtualize and deploy applications by using App-V and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1. • Plan and configure the appropriate infrastructure to streamline the deployment of software updates to applications, and plan and configure application security. • Plan and implement application upgrades, supersedence, and application coexistence. • Monitor the deployment, performance, and utilization of applications and determine whether current application hosting platforms are meeting business needs.
1 – Designing an Application Distribution Strategy
Developing an Application Lifecycle Strategy Determining Business Requirements for Application Distribution Overview of Application Distribution Strategies Lab : Designing an Application Distribution Strategy
2 – Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues Evaluating and Implementing Remediation Solutions Resolving Compatibility Issues by Using ACT Lab : Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
3 – Deploying Applications by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune
Deploying Software by Using Group Policy Sideloading Windows Store Apps Deploying Software by Using Windows Intune Lab : Centralizing Software Deployment by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune
4 – Deploying Applications by Using Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
Understanding Software Deployment by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Deploying Software by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Lab : Deploying Applications by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
5 – Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment
Understanding Self-Service Application Deployment Configuring Self-Service with Windows Intune Self-Service Deployment by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Self-Service Deployment with Service Manager and Orchestrator Lab : Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment
6 – Designing and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
Assessing Presentation Virtualization Requirements Planning Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure Deploying Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure Extending the Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure Lab : Deploying and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
7 – Preparing, Configuring and Deploying Presentation Virtualization Applications
Determining Presentation Virtualization Application Strategies Planning and Deploying Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access Lab : Configuring Applications for Presentation Virtualization
8 – Designing and Deploying an Application Virtualization Environment
Sequencing Applications with App-V Deploying App-V Applications Lab : Preparing, Sequencing, and Deploying Virtual Applications
9 – Preparing, Sequencing, and Deploying Virtual Applications
Sequencing Applications with App-V Deploying App-V Applications Lab : Virtualizing Applications by Using App-V Sequencer and Deploy Sequenced Applications
10 – Planning and Implementing Application Updates and Security
Planning Application Updates Deploying Updates by Using WSUS Deploying Application Updates by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Implementing Application Security Lab : Preparing and Deploying Application Updates
11 – Planning and Implementing Application Upgrades
Overview of Application Upgrades Overview of Application Concurrency Lab : Upgrading Applications
12 – Monitoring Application Deployment, Use, and Performance
Planning Application Monitoring Planning Software Inventory and Metering Monitoring Application Resource Utilization Lab : Monitoring Application Deployment, Utilization, and Performance