This course is intended for IT 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.
A secondary audience for this course is IT professionals who are looking to take one or both exams: 70-415: Implementing an Enterprise Desktop and Device Infrastructure and 70-416: Implementing Desktop Application Environments as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructurecertification.
Before attending this course, students must have:
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Module 1: Designing an Application Distribution Strategy
This module explains how to design an application distribution strategy that is appropriate for an organizational environment.
- Determining Business Requirements for Application Distribution
- Overview of Application Distribution Strategies
Lab : Designing an Application Deployment Strategy
- Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Sydney Office
- Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Melbourne Office
- Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Brisbane Office
- Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Wellington Office
- Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Perth Office
Module 2: Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
This module explains how to diagnose and remediate application compatibility problems for desktop and presentation virtualization-based deployments.
- Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues
- Evaluating and Implementing Remediation Solutions
- Resolving Compatibility Issues with the Application Compatibility Toolkit
Lab : Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
- Installing and Configure ACT
- Analyzing Applications for Potential Compatibility Issues
- Mitigating Application Compatibility Issues
- Automating the Deployment of Shims
Module 3: Deploying Applications by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune
This module explains how to use Group Policy and Windows Intune to deploy applications to client devices.
- Deploying Applications by Using Group Policy
- Deploying Applications by Using Windows Intune
Lab : Centralizing Application Deployment by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune
- Deploying an Application by Using Group Policy
- Performing Windows Intune Simulations
Module 4: Deploying Applications by Using System Center Configuration Manager
This module covers how to deploy applications centrally using Configuration Manager.
- Understanding Application Deployment by Using Configuration Manager 2012
- Deploying Applications by Using Configuration Manager 2012
Lab : Deploying Applications by Using Configuration Manager 2012
- Create a Configuration Manager 2012 Query
- Create Configuration Manager 2012 User and Device Collections
Module 5: Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment
This module explains how to configure self-service application deployment using Configuration Manager, Service Manager, and Windows 8 Application Store.
- Understanding Self-Service Application Deployment
- Configuring Self-Service with Windows Intune
- Self-Service Deployment with Configuration Manager 2012
- Self-Service Deployment with Service Manager 2012
Lab : Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment
- Preparing System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to Support a Service Manager 2012 Self-Service Portal
- Configuring a Service Manager 2012 Self-Service Portal
- Verifying that Users Are Able to Provision Applications by Using the Self-Service Portal
Module 6: Designing and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
This module describes how to design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support presentation virtualization.
- Assessing Presentation Virtualization Requirements
- Planning Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
- Deploying Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
Lab : Deploying and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
- Assessing Capacity Requirements for Presentation Virtualization
- Deploying Highly Available Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
Module 7: Preparing, Configuring and Deploying Presentation Virtualization Applications
This module explains how to prepare, deploy and manage applications for Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access.
- Determining Presentation Virtualization Application Strategies
- Deploying Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and RD Web Access
Lab : Configuring Applications for Presentation Virtualization
- Configuring Access to RD Session Host Resources
- Deploying RD Session Host Desktop Applications
- Configuring and Deploying a RemoteApp Application
- Verifying Applications by Using RD Web Access
Module 8: Designing and Deploying an Application Virtualization Environment
This module covers how to design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support application virtualization.
- Overview of Application Virtualization Models
- Deploying Application Virtualization Infrastructure Components
- Configuring Application Virtualization Client Support
Lab : Planning and Deploying Application Virtualization Infrastructure
- Planning the Deployment of App-V Roles and Features
- Deploying App-V Infrastructure
- Configuring App-V Client Settings
Module 9: Preparing, Sequencing, and Deploying Virtual Applications
This module describes how to virtualize and deploy applications by using App-V and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.
- Sequencing Applications with App-V
- Deploying App-V Applications
Lab : Virtualizing Applications by Using App-V Sequencer and Deploy Sequenced Applications
- Installing and Configuring App-V Sequencer
- Sequencing Applications
- Deploying App-V Applications by Using Configuration Manager
Module 10: Planning and Implementing Application Updates and Security
This module covers how to plan and configure the appropriate infrastructure to streamline the deployment of software updates to applications. It also describes how to plan and configure application security.
- Planning Application Updates
- Deploying Updates With WSUS
- Deploying Application Updates by Using Configuration Manager 2012
- Implementing Application Security
Lab : Planning and Deploying Application Updates
- Determining an Appropriate Update Deployment Strategy
- Updating Deployed Applications
- Updating an App-V Application
- Deploying AppLocker Policy to Control Application Execution
Module 11: Planning and Implementing Application Upgrade and Supersedence
This module explains how to plan and implement application upgrades and supersedence. It also covers how to plan and implement application coexistence.
- Planning and Implementing Application Upgrades and Supersedence
- Planning and Implementing Application Coexistence
Lab : Upgrading Applications
- Planning an Application Upgrade Strategy
- Upgrading a Deployed Application
- Replacing a Deployed Application
- Configuring Application Version Coexistence
Module 12: Monitoring Application Deployment, Utilization, and Performance
This module describes how to monitor the deployment, performance, and utilization of applications and determine whether current application hosting platforms are meeting business needs.
- Planning and Implementing Application Monitoring Infrastructure
- Application Metering, Inventory and Asset Intelligence
- Monitoring Application Resource Utilization
Lab : Planning and Implementing Application Monitoring
- Planning Application Inventory
- Generating Software Inventory
- Metering Application Usage
- Monitoring Application Resource Utilization on RD Session Host Servers
- Remediating Peak Resource Utilization
- This module explains how to design an application distribution strategy that is appropriate for an organizational environment.