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Exam Ref 70-695 Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps (MCSE)

Book Description

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-695—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of deploying enterprise apps and devices. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Implement the operating system deployment infrastructure

  • Implement a Lite-Touch deployment

  • Implement a Zero-Touch deployment

  • Create and maintain desktop images

  • Prepare and deploy the application environment

  • This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives

  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

  • Assumes you have experience with Windows client operating systems, Windows Server, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, and enterprise client management—plus familiarity with connecting to Microsoft SQL Server, using Windows PowerShell, and configuring applications.

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a glance
    4. Contents
    5. Introduction
      1. Microsoft certifications
      2. Acknowledgments
      3. Free ebooks from Microsoft Press
      4. Microsoft Virtual Academy
      5. Errata, updates, & book support
      6. We want to hear from you
      7. Stay in touch
    6. Preparing for the exam
    7. Chapter 1. Implement an operating system deployment infrastructure
      1. Objective 1.1: Assess the computing environment
        1. Using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit
        2. Assessing Configuration Manager reports
        3. Integrating MAP with Configuration Manager
        4. Determining network load capacity
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      2. Objective 1.2: Plan and implement user state migration
        1. Designing a user migration strategy
        2. Estimating migration store size
        3. Securing migrated data
        4. Creating a USMT package
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      3. Objective 1.3: Configure the deployment infrastructure
        1. Configuring Windows Deployment Services
        2. Installing and configuring MDT
        3. Identifying network services that support deployments
        4. Selecting Configuration Manager distribution points
        5. Supporting BitLocker
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      4. Objective 1.4: Configure and manage activation
        1. Identifying the appropriate activation tool
        2. Configuring KMS
        3. Configuring Active Directory–based activation
        4. Configuring MAK
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      5. Answers
        1. Objective 1.1
        2. Objective 1.2
        3. Objective 1.3
        4. Objective 1.4
    8. Chapter 2. Implement a Lite-Touch deployment
      1. Objective 2.1: Install and configure WDS
        1. Configuring unicast and multicast deployment methods
        2. Adding images to WDS
        3. Configuring scheduling
        4. Restricting who can receive images
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      2. Objective 2.2: Configure MDT
        1. Configuring deployment shares
        2. Managing the driver pool
        3. Configuring task sequences
        4. Configuring customsettings.ini
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      3. Objective 2.3: Create and manage answer files
        1. Identifying the appropriate location for answer files
        2. Identifying the required number of answer files
        3. Identifying the appropriate setup phase for answer files
        4. Configuring answer file settings
        5. Creating Autounattend.xml answer files
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 2.1
        2. Objective 2.2
        3. Objective 2.3
    9. Chapter 3. Implement a Zero-Touch deployment
      1. Objective 3.1: Configure Configuration Manager for OSD
        1. Configuring deployment packages and applications
        2. Configuring task sequences
        3. Managing the driver pool
        4. Managing boot and deployment images
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      2. Objective 3.2: Configure distribution points
        1. Configuring unicast and multicast
        2. Configuring PXE
        3. Configuring deployments to distribution points and distribution point groups
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      3. Objective 3.3: Configure MDT and Configuration Manager integration
        1. Using MDT-specific task sequences
        2. Creating MDT boot images
        3. Creating custom task sequences by using MDT components
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 3.1
        2. Objective 3.2
        3. Objective 3.3
    10. Chapter 4. Create and maintain desktop images
      1. Objective 4.1: Plan images
        1. Considering design implications of thin, thick, and hybrid images
        2. Considering design implications of WDS image types
        3. Considering design implications of image format (VHD or WIM)
        4. Considering design implications of creating and maintaining multiple images based on operating system or hardware platform, drivers, and operating features
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      2. Objective 4.2: Create images
        1. Preparing the operating system for capture
        2. Creating capture images by using WDS
        3. Capturing an image to an existing or new WIM file
        4. Capturing an operating system image by using Configuration Manager
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      3. Objective 4.3: Maintain images
        1. Updating images by using DISM
        2. Applying updates, drivers, settings, and files to online and offline images
        3. Applying service packs to images
        4. Managing embedded applications
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 4.1
        2. Objective 4.2
        3. Objective 4.3
    11. Chapter 5. Prepare and deploy the VDIapplication environment
      1. Objective 5.1: Plan for and implement application compatibility and remediation
        1. Planning for Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
        2. Planning for Client Hyper-V
        3. Planning for 32-bit versus 64-bit
        4. Planning for application version coexistence
        5. Using the Application Compatibility Toolkit
        6. Deploying compatibility fixes
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      2. Objective 5.2: Deploy Office 2013 by using MSI
        1. Capabilities of MSI deployments
        2. Supported deployment methods
        3. Customizing deployments
        4. Managing Office 2013 activation
        5. Integrating Lite-Touch deployment
        6. Re-arming Office 2013
        7. Providing slipstream updates
        8. Objective summary
        9. Objective review
      3. Objective 5.3: Deploy Office 2013 by using Click-to-Run
        1. Configuring licensing
        2. Customizing deployment
        3. Configuring updates
        4. Monitoring usage by using Office Telemetry Dashboard
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 5.1
        2. Objective 5.2
        3. Objective 5.3
    12. Index
    13. Code Snippets