Course Introduction

The Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune course provide essential knowledge and skills required to configure and manage clients and devices. The course enables the delegates to manage network resources efficiently by using configuration Manager and its associated site systems. During the five day course, the delegates will learn day to day management tasks including how to manage hardware and software inventory, how to optimise System Center Endpoint Protection, software client health, create management queries and reports, integration with Intune and manage compliance. Gain the information about the latest updates of Configuration Manager with Intune.



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Course Content

The Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune course is designed to train delegates on how to administer desktops and devices in the enterprise, administer compliance and secure data access, maintain software updates, administer compliance and secure data access and administer mobile devices by integrating MS Intune with Configuration Manager.

Exam details of Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune

Following areas will be covered in the Administering System Center Configuration Manager and Intune 70-696 examination:

  • Plan and implement software updates
  • Deploy and manage virtual applications
  • Manage Configuration Manager Clients
  • Deploy and manage desktop and mobile applications
  • Provision and manage mobile devices
  • Manage compliance and Endpoint Protection settings
  • Manage inventory using Configuration Manager

The delegates can acquire equivalent knowledge and skills by attending the following courses:

  • Installing and Configuring Windows 10 (M20697-1)
  • Deploying and Managing Windows 10 Using Enterprise Services (M20697-2)
  • Administering Windows Server 2012 (M20411)


Course Outline

Manage computers and mobile devices in the enterprise

  • Overview of systems management by using enterprise-management solutions
  • Describe the Configuration Manager architecture
  • Explain the tools used to monitor and troubleshoot a Configuration Manager site
  • Understand the management tools used to perform administrative functions
  • Describe the Configuration Manager queries and reports

Prepare the management infrastructure to support PCs and mobile devices

  • Configure site boundaries and boundary groups
  • Configure resource discovery
  • Configure the Exchange Server Connector for mobile-device management
  • Configure user and device collections

Deploy and manage clients

  • Overview of the Configuration Manager client
  • Deploy the Configuration Manager client software
  • Configure and monitor client status
  • Manage client settings in Configuration Manager

Manage inventory for PCs and applications

  • Describe inventory collection
  • Configure hardware and software inventory
  • Manage inventory collection
  • Configure software metering
  • Configure and manage Asset Intelligence

Distribute and manage content used for deployments

  • Prepare the infrastructure for content management
  • Distribute and manage content on distribution points

Deploy and manage applications

  • Describe the application management features of Configuration Manager
  • Create applications
  • Deploy applications
  • Manage applications
  • Deploy virtual applications by using System Center Configuration Manager (optional)
  • Configure and deploy Windows Store apps

Maintain software updates for managed PCs

  • The software updates process
  • Prepare a Configuration Manager site for software updates
  • Manage software updates
  • Configure automatic deployment rules
  • Monitor and troubleshoot software updates

Implement Endpoint Protection for managed PCs

  • Overview of Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Configure, deploy and monitor Endpoint Protection policies

Manage compliance and secure data access

  • Describe compliance settings features
  • Configure compliance settings
  • View compliance results
  • Manage resource and data access

Manage operating-system deployments

  • Describe the operating-system deployment
  • Prepare a site for operating-system deployment
  • Deploy an operating-system

Mobile device management using Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune

  • Describe mobile-device management
  • Manage mobile devices with on-premises infrastructure
  • Use Configuration Manager and Intune for managing mobile devices
  • Deploy applications to mobile devices

Manage and maintain a Configuration Manager site

  • Describe role-based administration
  • Configure remote tools
  • Overview of Configuration Manager Site maintenance
  • Perform backup and recovery of a Configuration Manager site



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What are the pre-requisites?

The delegates must possess working knowledge at the system-administrator level of the following:

  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management
  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers
  • Networking fundamentals including common networking protocols, switching, media, topologies, routing, hardware and addressing
  • Basic knowledge of public key infrastructure (PKI) security concepts
  • Understanding of Windows Server roles and services
  • Understanding of scripting and Windows PowerShell syntax
  • Understanding of the configuration options for Android, and Windows Mobile device platforms

Who should attend this course?

Experienced IT professionals or Enterprise Desktop Administrators responsible for deploying and managing applications, PCs and devices across all sizes of organisation. The course is also suitable for delegates who want to take the 70-696 exam: Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps.

What will you learn in this course?

  • Distribute and manage content used for deployments by identifying and configuring the most appropriate method
  • Understand the features Configuration Manager, and Intune include
  • Describe how these features can be used to manage PCs and mobile devices in an enterprise environment
  • Deploy and manage the Configuration Manager client
  • Use Asset Intelligence and software metering
  • Maintain software updates for PCs that Configuration Manager manages
  • Use Configuration Manager for configuring an operating-system deployment strategy
  • Configure and manage hardware and software inventory
  • Maintain mobile devices using Configuration Manager and Intune
  • Prepare a management infrastructure, including configuring boundaries, boundary groups, and resource discovery
  • Distribute, deploy, and monitor applications for managed users and systems
  • Manage and maintain a Configuration Manager site

What time shall i arrive at the vanue?

Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am.

How can i find more information?

If you would like to know any more information about our courses, please contact us on 0800 781 0626 or send us an e-mail on