This 5-day instructor-led course provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and implement a Windows 8 desktop infrastructure. The course provides guidance on planning and deploying desktops by using several technologies such as User State Migration Tool (USMT), Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and more. Additionally, the course describes how to protect desktops and monitor their health and performance.
Assess and determine desktop deployment options.
Plan an image management strategy.
Implement desktop security.
Capture and manage a desktop operating system image.
Plan and implement User State Migration.
Plan and deploy desktops by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
Plan and deploying desktops by using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.
Plan and implement a Remote Desktop Services infrastructure.
Manage user state virtualization for enterprise desktops.
Plan and implement an updates infrastructure to support enterprise desktops.
Protect enterprise desktops from malware and data loss.
Monitoring the performance and health of the desktop infrastructure.
Module 1: Assessing and Determining Desktop Deployment Options
Overview of the Enterprise Desktop Life Cycle
Assessing Hardware and Infrastructure Readiness for a Desktop Deployment
Overview of Enterprise Desktop Deployment Methods
Volume Activation Technologies for Enterprise Desktops
Module 2: Planning An Image Management Strategy
Overview of Windows Image Formats
Overview of Image Management
Module 3: Implementing Desktop Security
Implementing a Centralized Desktop Security Solution
Planning and Implementing BitLocker
Planning and Implementing Encrypted File System
Module 4: Capturing and Managing a Desktop Operating System Image
Overview of Windows ADK
Managing the Windows Preinstallation Environment
Building a Reference Image Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
Configuring and Managing Windows Deployment Services
Module 5: Planning and Implementing User State Migration
Overview of User State Migration
Planning User State Migration by Using USMT
Migrating User State by Using USMT
Module 6: Planning and Deploying Desktops Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Planning for the Lite Touch Installation Environment
Implementing MDT 2012 for Lite Touch Installation
Integrating Windows Deployment Services with MDT
Module 7: Planning and Deploying Desktops by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
Planning the Zero Touch Installation Environment
Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
Building a Reference Image Using a Configuration Manager Task Sequence
Using MDT Task Sequences to Deploy Client Images
Module 8: Planning and Implementing a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure
Overview of Remote Desktop Services
Planning the Remote Desktop Services Environment
Configuring a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Deployment
Configuring a Session-Based Desktop Deployment
Extending the Remote Desktop Services Environment to the Internet
Module 9: Managing User State Virtualization For Enterprise Desktops
Overview of User State Virtualization
Planning User State Virtualization
Configuring Roaming Profiles, Folder Redirection, and Offline Files
Implementing Microsoft User Experience Virtualization
Module 10: Planning and Implementing an Updates Infrastructure to Support Enterprise Desktops
Planning an Updates Infrastructure for the Enterprise
Implementing Configuration Manager 2012 to Support Software Updates
Managing Updates for Virtual Machines and Images
Using Windows Intune for Managing Software Updates
Module 11: Protecting Enterprise Desktops from Malware and Data Loss
Overview of System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
Configuring Endpoint Protection Client Settings and Monitoring Status
Using Windows Intune Endpoint Protection
Protecting Desktops by Using System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager
Module 12: Monitoring the Performance and Health of the Desktop Infrastructure
Performance and Health Monitoring for the Desktop Infrastructure
Monitoring the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure