Enhance Your System Center Configuration Manager Deployment With New SCCM Advanced Deployment Book #SysCtr #SCCM #ConfigMgr @PacktPub

Hello Folks,

Do you want to design, implement, and configure System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 with the help of real-world examples?

Then this book is ideal for you: A New book just been published by Packt Publishing, it’s named “Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Advanced Deployment” authored by Martyn Coupland.

What You Will Learn in This Book:

  • Analyze your environment to provide the best design solution
  • Secure your environment using certificates and encryption
  • Address challenges with unwanted application installations
  • Provide a secure operating system with endpoint protection
  • Learn how content management works in Configuration Manager
  • Deploy complex desktop and server operating systems
  • Keep your environment up to date with security updates
  • Manage mobile devices and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

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I am happy to announce that I was selected to review the book.

This book will give you thorough insights into Configuration Manager environments from a design perspective. You will understand how proper decisions made at the first stage of a deployment can lead to a successful implementation at the later stages. Following this, you will learn how to secure your site using certificates and also deploy and manage endpoint protection to clients.

Here is the detailed table of contents and what to expect to learn from reading this book:

Chapter 1: DESIGNING COMPLEX HIERARCHIES
Selecting the appropriate site system server
Designing fault-tolerant hierarchies
Backup and recovery in Configuration Manager
Designing to support trusted forests
Designing to support nontrusted forests
Designing a sample hierarchy
Summary

Chapter 2: IMPLEMENTING SECURITY WITH CERTIFICATES
Planning for the use of certificates
Setting up a secure communication
Configuring Configuration Manager
Deploying certificates to workgroup computers
Summary

Chapter 3: WORKING WITH INVENTORY, ASSET INTELLIGENCE, AND SOFTWARE METERING
Configuring the software and hardware inventory
Using the inventory data to your advantage
Making use of software metering
Real-world use of asset intelligence
Controlling applications with the inventory data
Summary

Chapter 4: SECURITY WITH ENDPOINT PROTECTION
Configuring the endpoint protection infrastructure
Creating endpoint protection policies
Deploying endpoint protection definition updates
Deploying endpoint protection agents
Responding to threats
Controlling the Windows Firewall
Summary

Chapter 5: ADVANCED CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Deploying distribution points
How to deploy cloud distribution points
Understanding the content library
Introducing network caching
Working with data deduplication
Summary

Chapter 6: APPLICATION DEPLOYMENT
Introducing the application model
Deploying virtual applications
How the application model works
When to use packages
Summary

Chapter 7: DEPLOYING WINDOWS 8.1 AND WINDOWS SERVER 2012 R2
Introduction to operating system deployment
Integrating the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Creating custom boot images
Maintaining a driver library
Creating reference images
Using images in virtual environments
Deploying your captured images
Summary

Chapter 8: DEPLOYING SECURITY UPDATES
Software updates
Designing a software update infrastructure
Monitoring software updates
A sample scenario to patch workstations
A sample scenario to patch servers
Summary

Chapter 9: ADVANCED REPORTING
Report Builder
Creating custom reports
Creating custom charts
Optimizing query performance
Configuring report subscriptions
Summary

Chapter 10: PREVENTING CONFIGURATION DRIFT
An introduction to compliance settings
Example scenarios for compliance monitoring
Summary

Chapter 11: MANAGING BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE AND MOBILITY
Deploying company resource profiles
Managing Internet-based devices
Using the Microsoft Exchange connector
Using Windows Intune
Summary

Chapter 12: ADVANCED TROUBLESHOOTING
Error tracing in Configuration Manager
Using the Configuration Manager toolkit
Using the service manager utility
Real-world scenarios
Summary

The book is available for immediate download from Packt Publishing website after registration here.

Grab your copy and enjoy!

Cheers,
/Charbel

About Charbel Nemnom 323 Articles

Charbel Nemnom is a Microsoft Cloud Consultant and Technical Evangelist, totally fan of the latest’s IT platform solutions, accomplished hands-on technical professional with over 15 years of broad IT Infrastructure experience serving on and guiding technical teams to optimize performance of mission-critical enterprise systems. Excellent communicator adept at identifying business needs and bridging the gap between functional groups and technology to foster targeted and innovative IT project development. Well respected by peers through demonstrating passion for technology and performance improvement. Extensive practical knowledge of complex systems builds, network design and virtualization.

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