A week of System Centre Configuration Manager 2012 – the sequel

Microsoft Technology User Groups Ireland – System Centre Special Interest Group

This week we hosted four online meetings, each covering a different aspect of System Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM).

Paul Keely, our local System Centre MVP, gave us four hours of his experience and knowledge.

And we recorded itSmile!

All can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/user/ieitpro

Or can be downloaded from here (the quality is a million times better): https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=1DA73C4B6F440CA4!943&authkey=!AHiBGgwLuTJqHQM

To evaluate SCCM 2012 yourself, download it from here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ie/evalcenter/hh667640.aspx


System Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM) – Design


In this session we looked at all the components of a SCCM design.  We covered all design components from the CAS, Primary Site and Secondary Site.  Then we will looked at the Distribution Point how its changed and what we can do with it.  Then we moved on to WSUS and End Point protection, and we finished with the client and what design decisions we need to think about.

System Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM) – Application Deployment


In this session we looked at application deployment methods and the application catalogue.  Application detection methods and application approvals.  User device affinity.  Software Update deployment and end point protection

System Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM) – Operating System Deployment


In this session we looked at OSD, we captured a WIM, looked at the different deployment methods. WIM servicing and automatic updates to the WIM.

System Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM) – Operations & Troubleshooting


In this session we looked at site health and status messages. How to troubleshoot and some good tools to help find out the health of your SCCM environment, custom reports and  DCM.




p.s. A week of System Centre Operations Manager 2012 is scheduled for the week of 10th December – email me for an invite.