Upg MCITP/SA to MCSE 2012: Desktop Infrastructure

Upg MCITP/SA to MCSE 2012: Desktop Infrastructure

Upg MCITP/SA to MCSE 2012: Desktop Infrastructure


The UPG MCSE 2012 Desktop Infrastructure course from NETWORK-ZONE offers expert guidance for planning and deployment of desktops using various technologies such as MDT (MS Deployment Tool kit) etc. Apart from that, students get trained on desktop security and monitoring desktop performance


Schedule for MCITP/SA to MCSE 2012: Desktop Infrastructure

Required Exam Recommended Training
70-417 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012
70-415 Implementing a desktop Infrastructure
70-416 Implementing Desktop application Environments

Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012

This version of this course is built on the final release version of Windows Server 2012. This 5-day instructor-led course is designed primarily for people who want to upgrade their technical skills from Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012. It presumes a high level of knowledge about previous Windows Server versions. This course explains new features and functionality in Windows Server 2012 around management, networking infrastructure, storage, access control, Hyper-V, high availability, and identity federation. Specific technologies covered will include Dynamic Access Control(DAC), Failover Clustering, Microsoft Online Backup and changes with Active Directory,  and Hyper-V and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). It is not a product upgrade course, detailing the considerations for migrating and upgrading your specific environment to Windows Server 2012. Rather, this course will update your existing knowledge and skills to Windows Server 2012.



  • Real World hands-on experience deploying and managing Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 environments
  • Experience implementing Windows Server 2008 networking technologies
  • Experience implementing Windows Server 2008 Active Directory technologies
  • Experience implementing Windows Server 2008 server virtualization technologies

Course Detail:

Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

  • nstalling Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring Windows Server 2012
  •   Configuring Remote Management for Windows Server 2012 Servers

Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2012

  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012
  • Implementing Windows Server Backup
  • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

Managing Windows Server 2012 by Using Windows PowerShell 3.0

  • Overview of Windows PowerShell 3.0
  • Using Windows PowerShell 3.0 to Manage AD DS
  • Managing Servers by Using Windows PowerShell 3.0

Managing Storage for Windows Server 2012

  • New Features in Windows Server 2012 Storage
  • Configuring iSCSI Storage
  • Configuring Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012
  • Configuring BranchCache in Windows Server 2012

 Implementing Network Services

  • Implementing DNS and DHCP Enhancements
  • Implementing IP Address Management
  • NAP Overview
  • Implementing NAP

Implementing Remote Access

  • Overview of VPN Access
  • Overview of DirectAccess
  • Installing and Configuring DirectAccess Components

Implementing Failover Clustering

  • Overview of Failover Clustering
  • Implementing a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring Highly-Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
  • Maintaining a   Overview of Dynamic Access Control
  • Planning for a Dynamic Access Control Implementation

  • Implementing and Configuring Dynamic Access ControlFailover Cluster
  • Implementing a Multisite Failover Cluster

Implementing Hyper-V

  • Configuring Hyper-V Servers
  • Configuring Hyper-V Storage
  • Configuring Hyper-V Networking
  • Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Machines

Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

  • Overview of the Integration of Hyper-V Server 2012 with Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
  • Implementing Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
  • Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using Virtual Machine Manager

 Implementing Dynamic Access Control

  • Overview of Dynamic Access Control
  • Planning for a Dynamic Access Control Implementation
  • Implementing and Configuring Dynamic Access Control       

Implementing Active Directory Domain Services

  • Deploying AD DS Domain Controllers
  • Configuring AD DS Domain Controllers
  • Implementing Service Accounts
  • Implementing Group Policy in AD DS
  • Maintaining AD DS

Implementing Active Directory Federation Services

  • Overview of AD FS
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization·
  • Deploying AD FS in a B2B Federation Scenario


Implementing a desktop Infrastructure

About this Course This 5-day instructor-led course provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and implement a Windows 8 desktop infrastructure. The course provides guidance on planning and deploying desktops by using several technologies such as User State Migration Tool (USMT),  Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and more. Additionally, the course describes how to protect desktops and monitor their health and performance.



  • Assess and determine desktop deployment options.
  • Plan an image management strategy.
  • Implement desktop security.
  • Capture and manage a desktop operating system image.
  • Plan and implement User State Migration.
  • Plan and deploy desktops by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
  • Plan and deploying desktops by using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.
  • Plan and  implement a Remote Desktop Services infrastructure.
  • Manage user state virtualization for enterprise desktops.
  • Plan and implement an updates infrastructure to support enterprise desktops.
  • Protect enterprise desktops from malware and data loss.
  • Monitoring the performance and health of the desktop infrastructure.

Course Detail:
 Assessing and Determining Desktop Deployment Options

  • Overview of the Enterprise Desktop Life Cycle
  • Assessing Hardware and Infrastructure Readiness for a Desktop Deployment
  • Using MAP to Assess Deployment Readiness
  • Overview of Enterprise Desktop Deployment Methods
  • Volume Activation Technologies for Enterprise Desktops

Planning An Image Management Strategy

  • Overview of Windows Image Format
  • Overview of Image Management

 Implementing Desktop Security

  • Implementing a Centralized Desktop Security Solution
  • Planning and Implementing BitLocker

Capturing and Managing a Desktop Operating System Image

  • Overview of Windows ADK
  • Managing Windows PE
  • Building a Reference Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
  • Capturing and Servicing a Reference Image
  • Configuring and Managing Windows DS

Planning and Implementing User State Migration

  • Overview of User State Migration
  • Planning User State Migration by Using USMT
  • Migrating User State by Using USMT

 Planning and Deploying Desktops Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

  • Planning for the LTI Environment
  • Implementing MDT 2012 for LTI
  • Integrating Windows DS with MDT

 Planning and Deploying Desktops by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • Planning the ZTI Environment
  • Preparing the Site for Operating System Deployment
  • Building a Reference Image by Using a Configuration Manager Task Sequence
  • Deploying Client Images by Using MDT Task Sequences

Planning and Implementing a Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure

  • Overview of Remote Desktop Services
  • Planning the Remote Desktop Services Environment
  • Configuring a Virtual Machine–Based Desktop Infrastructure Deployment
  • Configuring a Session-Based Desktop Deployment
  • Extending the Remote Desktop Services Environment to the Internet

Managing User State Virtualization For Enterprise Desktops

  • Overview of User State Virtualization
  • Planning User State Virtualization
  • Configuring Roaming Profiles, Folder Redirection, and Offline Files
  • Implementing UE-V

 Planning and Implementing an Updates Infrastructure to Support Enterprise Desktops

  • Planning an Updates Infrastructure for the Enterprise
  • Supporting Software Updates with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Managing Updates for Virtual Machines and Images
  • Using Windows Intune for Managing Software Updates

Protecting Enterprise Desktops from Malware and Data Loss

  • Overview of System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
  • Configuring System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Client Settings and Monitoring Status
  • Using Windows Intune Endpoint Protection
  • Protecting Desktops by Using DPM

Monitoring the Performance and Health of the Desktop Infrastructure

  • Performance and Health Monitoring for the Desktop Infrastructure
  • Monitoring VDI


Implementing Desktop application Environments

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 running Windows Server, have their Windows 2012 Server certification (MCSA), and have taken course 20413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure or have equivalent skills.   Note: This course maps to the skills and knowledge measured by Microsoft Exam 70-416: Implementing Desktop Application Environments.



  • Design an application distribution strategy that is appropriate for an organizational environment.
  • Diagnose and remediate application compatibility problems for desktop and presentation virtualization-based deployments.
  • Use Group Policy and Windows Intune to deploy applications to client devices.
  • Deploy applications centrally using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1.
  • Configure self-service application deployment using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, System Center 2012 Service Manager SP1, and Windows Store apps.
  • Design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support presentation virtualization.
  • Prepare, deploy and manage applications for Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access.
  • Design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support application virtualization.
  • Virtualize and deploy applications by using App-V and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1.
  • Plan and configure the appropriate infrastructure to streamline the deployment of software updates to applications, and plan and configure application security.
  • Plan and implement application upgrades, supersedence, and application coexistence.
  • Monitor the deployment, performance, and utilization of applications and determine whether current application hosting platforms are meeting business needs.

Course details:

Designing an Application Distribution Strategy

  • Developing an Application Lifecycle Strategy
  • Determining Business Requirements for Application Distribution
  • Overview of Application Distribution Strategies

Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility

  • Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues
  • Evaluating and Implementing Remediation Solutions
  • Resolving Compatibility Issues by Using ACT

Deploying Software by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune

  • Deploying Software by Using Group Policy
  • Sideloading Windows Store Apps
  • Deploying Software by Using Windows Intune

Deploying Applications by Using Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

  • Understanding Software Deployment by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Deploying Software by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment

  • Understanding Self-Service Application Deployment
  • Configuring Self-Service with Windows Intune
  • Self-Service Deployment by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Self-Service Deployment with Service Manager and Orchestrator

Designing and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure

  • Assessing Presentation Virtualization Requirements
  • Planning Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Deploying Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Extending the Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure

Preparing, Configuring, and Deploying Presentation Virtualization Applications

  • Determining Presentation Virtualization Application Strategies
  • Planning and Deploying Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access

 Designing and Deploying an Application Virtualization Environment

  • Overview of Application Virtualization Models
  • Deploying Application Virtualization Infrastructure Components
  • Configuring Application Virtualization Client Support

 Preparing, Sequencing, and Deploying Virtual Applications

  • Sequencing Applications with App-V 
  • Deploying App-V Applications

Planning and Implementing Application Updates and Security

  • Planning Application Updates
  • Deploying Updates by Using WSUS
  • Deploying Application Updates by Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
  • Implementing Application Security

Planning and Implementing Application Upgrades

  • Overview of Application Upgrades
  • Overview of Application Concurrency

Monitoring Application Deployment, Use, and Performance

  • Planning Application Monitoring
  • Planning Software Inventory and Metering
  • Monitoring Application Resource Utilization
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