Implementing Desktop Application Environments

Session Detail:    Classroom 5 Day

In this five-day course, build the skills you need to design, deploy, and manage a physical and virtual Windows Server 2012 application management infrastructure, and focus on using Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1). You will also learn to design, deploy, and manage Windows 8 Enterprise applications in a physical and virtual environment and in the cloud. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who support medium to large enterprises, have previous experience working with operating systems and running Windows Server 2012, and have taken course 20415: Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure or have equivalent skills. Note: This course maps to the skills and knowledge measured by Microsoft Exam 70-416: Implementing Desktop Application Environments.

Prerequisites

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:The attendee should have experience administering Windows Server in an environment that typically has the following characteristics:

  • 2,500 to 50,000 or more users
  • Multiple physical locations and multiple domain controllers
  • Network services and resources such as messaging, databases, file and print, firewalls, Internet access, an intranet, and client computer management

The attendee should have:

  • Experience supporting Windows 8 client desktops and deploying and managing applications, both physical and virtual.
  • An MCSA and 20415B or equivalent knowledge.

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge, and should:

  • Have a solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • Have a solid understanding of Windows and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), for example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.
  • Understand how to use scripts and batch files.
  • Have a solid understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • Be able to perform a clean installation of Windows 8, upgrade to Windows 8, and migrate user-related data and settings from Windows XP.
  • Be able to configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 8 to function as desired.
  • Be able to configure and troubleshoot permissions and other settings to allow access to resources and applications on Windows 8 systems.
  • Be able to configure settings to enable network connectivity.
  • Be able to configure and troubleshoot a wireless network connection.
  • Be able to configure and troubleshoot Windows 8 security.
  • Be able to configure mobile computers and devices.
  • Understand the client administration capabilities of Windows Server and be familiar with management tools such as the Microsoft System Center suite of products.
  • Understand the concepts of deployment, packaging, and imaging.
  • Have a familiarity with SQL Server concepts.

Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:

  • 20410B: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • 20411B: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • 20412B: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 services
  • 20415B: Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for Information Technology 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: 70415: Implementing an Enterprise Desktop and Device Infrastructure and 70416: Implementing Desktop Application Environments as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification.

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Designing an Application Distribution Strategy

  • Lesson 1: Developing an Application Lifecycle Strategy
  • Lesson 2: Determining Business Requirements for Application Distribution
  • Lesson 3: Overview of Application Distribution Strategies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to develop an application lifecycle strategy
  • Describe the important factors to assess prior to application distribution design, including client configuration and deployment infrastructure
  • Describe application distribution strategies
  • Design an application distribution strategy

Module 2: Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility

  • Lesson 1: Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues
  • Lesson 2: Evaluating and Implementing Remediation Solutions
  • Lesson 3: Resolving Compatibility Issues by Using ACT

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand important considerations for diagnosing application compatibility issues
  • Explain the solutions available for remediating application compatibility issues
  • Resolve application compatibility issues with ACT

Module 3: Deploying Software by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune

  • Lesson 1: Deploying Software by Using Group Policy
  • Lesson 2: Sideloading Windows Store Apps
  • Lesson 3: Deploying Software by Using Windows Intune

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Deploy software centrally by using Group Policy
  • Install Windows Store apps by using sideloading
  • Deploy software to clients by using Windows Intune

Module 4: Deploying Applications by Using Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Software Deployment by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Lesson 2: Deploying Software by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand methods of deploying software with Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Use System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 to deploy software

Module 5: Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Self-Service Application Deployment
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Self-Service with Windows Intune
  • Lesson 3: Self-Service Deployment by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Lesson 4: Self-Service Deployment with Service Manager and Orchestrator

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan self-service application deployment
  • Configure self-service application deployment for Windows Intune clients
  • Configure self-service application deployment for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager clients
  • Use Microsoft System Center 2012 – Service Manager and Microsoft System Center 2012 – Orchestrator to improve the self-service application deployment process

Module 6: Designing and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure

  • Lesson 1: Assessing Presentation Virtualization Requirements
  • Lesson 2: Planning Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Lesson 3: Deploying Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Lesson 4: Extending the Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to assess presentation virtualization requirements
  • Describe how to plan a presentation virtualization infrastructure
  • Describe how to deploy presentation virtualization infrastructure
  • Describe how to extend the presentation virtualization infrastructure

Module 7: Preparing, Configuring, and Deploying Presentation Virtualization Applications

  • Lesson 1: Determining Presentation Virtualization Application Strategies
  • Lesson 2: Planning and Deploying Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Determine an appropriate presentation virtualization application strategy
  • Plan how to deploy applications and deploy them to Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSession Host) servers as traditional, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access (RDWeb Access) applications

Module 8: Designing and Deploying an Application Virtualization Environment

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Application Virtualization Models
  • Lesson 2: Deploying Application Virtualization Infrastructure Components
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Application Virtualization Client Support

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Choose an appropriate application virtualization model to meet your business requirements
  • Deploy components to support your chosen application virtualization model
  • Deploy and configure the Microsoft Application Virtualization (AppV)5 client

Module 9: Preparing, Sequencing, and Deploying Virtual Applications

  • Lesson 1: Sequencing Applications with App-V
  • lesson 2: Deploying App-V Applications

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install the AppV 5.0 Sequencer and sequence applications
  • Deploy sequenced applications

Module 10: Planning and Implementing Application Updates and Security

  • Lesson 1: Planning Application Updates
  • Lesson 2: Deploying Updates by Using WSUS
  • Lesson 3: Deploying Application Updates by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Lesson 4: Implementing Application Security

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan application updates
  • Deploy application updates by using Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Deploy application updates by using Microsoft System Center2012 Configuration Manager with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Implement application security

Module 11: Planning and Implementing Application Upgrades

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Application Upgrades
  • Lesson 2: Overview of Application Concurrency

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and implement application upgrades and supersedence
  • Plan and implement application concurrency

Module 12: Monitoring Application Deployment, Use, and Performance

  • Lesson 1: Planning Application Monitoring
  • Lesson 2: Planning Software Inventory and Metering
  • Lesson 3: Monitoring Application Resource Utilization

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe how to plan application monitoring
  • Describe how to plan software inventory and metering
  • Describe how to monitor application resource use

Need to train your team?

All of our sessions can be customized to meet your team’s specific needs. Build the perfect program by picking and choosing topics from any of the courses in our catalog. A personalized private session gives you the ultimate flexibility and helps maximize your team’s valuable time!

Requesting Team Training
DateTimeTypePriceAdd To Cart

Implementing Desktop Application Environments

5 Day
Classroom

$3,095.00

Chat with a Coach

Chat with a Coach

Have a more immediate need? Why spend the next hour searching online for answers when you can spend just 15 minutes with one of our experts and get accurate and personalized answers to all of your questions. 

$9.99 | 15 Minutes

Book Now