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Exam Ref 70-696 Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps (MCSE)

Book Description

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-696--and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of managing enterprise devices and apps. Designed for experienced IT professionals 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:

  • Deploy and manage virtual applications

  • Deploy and manage desktop and mobile applications

  • Plan and implement software updates

  • Manage compliance and Endpoint Protection settings

  • Manage Configuration Manager clients

  • Manage inventory using Configuration Manager

  • Provision and manage mobile devices

  • This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives

  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

  • Assumes you have experience with Windows Server, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, Microsoft Intune, and enterprise client management--plus basic Microsoft SQL Server, Windows PowerShell, and application configuration skills.

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a glance
    4. Contents
    5. Introduction
      1. Microsoft certifications
      2. Free ebooks from Microsoft Press
      3. Errata, updates, & book support
      4. We want to hear from you
      5. Stay in touch
    6. Chapter 1. Deploy and manage virtual applications
      1. Objective 1.1: Prepare virtual applications
        1. Application virtualization concepts
        2. Sequencing an application
        3. Preparing the Sequencer environment
        4. App-V Connection Groups
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      2. Objective 1.2: Manage application virtualization environments
        1. App-V infrastructure
        2. App-V deployment models
        3. Deploying sequenced applications
        4. App-V Group Policy
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      3. Objective 1.3: Deploy and manage RemoteApp
        1. Application presentation strategies
        2. Preparing RemoteApp applications
        3. Publishing and configuring RemoteApps
        4. Managing connections to RemoteApp applications
        5. Group Policy settings
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 1.1
        2. Objective 1.2
        3. Objective 1.3
    7. Chapter 2. Deploy and manage desktop and mobile applications
      1. Objective 2.1: Plan an application distribution strategy
        1. Application management by using Configuration Manager
        2. Applications and packages
        3. Application management features
        4. Application management server roles
        5. Software Center
        6. Application Catalog
        7. Software distribution to mobile devices
        8. Objective summary
        9. Objective review
      2. Objective 2.2: Deploy applications using Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
        1. Creating applications
        2. Application deployment
        3. Detection methods
        4. Dependencies
        5. Global conditions
        6. Requirements
        7. User device affinity
        8. Deploy software wizard
        9. Simulated deployment
        10. Objective summary
        11. Objective review
      3. Objective 2.3: Deploy applications using Microsoft Intune
        1. Intune operating system support
        2. Deploy software to the company portal
        3. Deploy software for automatic installation
        4. Intune update policies
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      4. Objective 2.4: Plan for application upgrades
        1. Application supersedence
        2. Application revision history
        3. Retiring applications
        4. Uninstalling applications
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      5. Objective 2.5: Monitor applications
        1. Monitoring application deployment
        2. Asset Intelligence
        3. Software metering
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      6. Objective 2.6: Manage content distribution
        1. Content management
        2. Distribution points
        3. Network bandwidth considerations
        4. Content library
        5. Prerequisites for content management
        6. Distribution point monitoring
        7. Content distribution
        8. Prestaging content
        9. Objective summary
        10. Objective review
      7. Answers
        1. Objective 2.1
        2. Objective 2.2
        3. Objective 2.3
        4. Objective 2.4
        5. Objective 2.5
        6. Objective 2.6
    8. Chapter 3. Plan and implement software updates
      1. Objective 3.1: Plan and deploy third-party updates
        1. System Center Updates Publisher
        2. SCUP options
        3. Managing updates
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      2. Objective 3.2: Deploy software updates by using Configuration Manager and WSUS.
        1. Software updates in Configuration Manager
        2. Configuration Manager software update point
        3. Software update client settings
        4. Managing updates
        5. Monitoring and troubleshooting software updates
        6. Automatic deployment rules
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      3. Objective 3.3: Deploy software updates by using Microsoft Intune
        1. Microsoft Intune update policies
        2. Updating categories and classifications
        3. Approving updates
        4. Automatic approval rules
        5. Third-party updates
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 3.1
        2. Objective 3.2
        3. Objective 3.3
    9. Chapter 4. Manage compliance and endpoint protection settings
      1. Objective 4.1: Build a configuration item
        1. Overview of compliance settings
        2. Configuration items
        3. Creating configuration items
        4. Create a child configuration item
        5. Configuration item settings
        6. Mobile device settings
        7. Remediation
        8. Objective summary
        9. Objective review
      2. Objective 4.2: Create and monitor a baseline
        1. Configuration baselines
        2. Creating configuration baselines
        3. Deploying configuration baselines
        4. Configuration packs
        5. Viewing compliance information
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      3. Objective 4.3: Configure Endpoint Protection
        1. System Center Endpoint Protection
        2. Implement Endpoint Protection
        3. Antimalware policies
        4. Windows Firewall policies
        5. Policy management
        6. Monitoring Endpoint Protection status
        7. Configuring alerts
        8. Objective summary
        9. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 4.1
        2. Objective 4.2
        3. Objective 4.3
    10. Chapter 5. Manage Configuration Manager clients
      1. Objective 5.1: Deploy and manage the client agent
        1. The Configuration Manager client
        2. Client installation
        3. Extending the schema
        4. Site systems used in client deployment
        5. Client assignment
        6. Client settings
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      2. Objective 5.2: Manage collections
        1. Collections
        2. Collection rules
        3. Maintenance windows
        4. Power management
        5. Monitoring collections
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      3. Objective 5.3: Configure and monitor client status
        1. Verifying client installation
        2. Client status
        3. Client health evaluation and remediation
        4. Client health reports
        5. Client health alerts
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 5.1
        2. Objective 5.2
        3. Objective 5.3
    11. Chapter 6. Manage inventory using Configuration Manager
      1. Objective 6.1: Manage hardware and software inventory
        1. Inventory collection
        2. Hardware inventory collection
        3. Extending hardware inventory
        4. Software inventory collection
        5. File collection
        6. Managing inventory collection
        7. Objective summary
        8. Objective review
      2. Objective 6.2: Manage software metering
        1. Software metering
        2. Software-metering rules
        3. Manage software-metering tasks
        4. Objective summary
        5. Objective review
      3. Objective 6.3: Create reports
        1. Queries
        2. Configuration Manager reporting
        3. Managing reports
        4. Asset Intelligence
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 6.1
        2. Objective 6.2
        3. Objective 6.3
    12. Chapter 7. Provision and manage mobile devices
      1. Objective 7.1: Integrate Configuration Manager with the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Connector
        1. Exchange Server connector
        2. Connector configuration
        3. Objective summary
        4. Objective review
      2. Objective 7.2: Manage devices with Microsoft Intune
        1. Microsoft Intune
        2. Application deployment with Microsoft Intune
        3. Integrating Microsoft Intune with Configuration Manager
        4. Device enrollment
        5. Objective summary
        6. Objective review
      3. Objective 7.3: Manage connection profiles by using Configuration Manager
        1. Remote connection profiles
        2. VPN profiles
        3. Certificate profiles
        4. Email profiles
        5. Wi-Fi profiles
        6. Objective summary
        7. Objective review
      4. Answers
        1. Objective 7.1
        2. Objective 7.2
        3. Objective 7.3
    13. Index
    14. Code Snippets