Duration: 5 Days
Software Assurance Value:
This five-day course provides students with the skills and knowledge to be able to design, deploy and manage a physical as well as a virtual Windows Server 2012 application management infrastructure. Students will also learn to design, deploy and manage Windows 8 Enterprise applications in a physical and virtual environment as well as in the cloud. Students should have experience with course 20415: Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure, and have their Windows 2012 Server certification (MCSA) or equivalent skills. This course also maps to and supports exam 70-416: Implementing Desktop Application Environments.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
This course is intended for IT 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: 70-415: Implementing an Enterprise Desktop and Device Infrastructure and 70-416: Implementing Desktop Application Environments as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification.
Module 1: Designing an Application Distribution Strategy
This module explains how to design an application distribution strategy that is appropriate for an organizational environment.
Determining Business Requirements for Application Distribution
Overview of Application Distribution Strategies
Lab : Designing an Application Deployment Strategy
Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Sydney Office
Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Melbourne Office
Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Brisbane Office
Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Wellington Office
Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Perth Office
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Determine business requirements for application distribution.
Design an application distribution strategy appropriate for an organizational environment.
Module 2: Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
This module explains how to diagnose and remediate application compatibility problems for desktop and presentation virtualization-based deployments.
Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues
Evaluating and Implementing Remediation Solutions
Resolving Compatibility Issues with the Application Compatibility Toolkit
Lab : Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
Installing and Configure ACT
Analyzing Applications for Potential Compatibility Issues
Mitigating Application Compatibility Issues
Automating the Deployment of Shims
Describe common compatibility issues, and determine whether an application is compatible with the Windows 8 operating system prior to deploying the application.
Determine an appropriate solution to remediate application compatibility issues.
Resolve application compatibility issues by using the Application Compatibility Toolkit.
Module 3: Deploying Applications by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune
This module explains how to use Group Policy and Windows Intune to deploy applications to client devices.
Deploying Applications by Using Group Policy
Deploying Applications by Using Windows Intune
Lab : Centralizing Application Deployment by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune
Deploying an Application by Using Group Policy
Performing Windows Intune Simulations
Deploy applications centrally by using Group Policy.
Deploy applications to clients using Windows Intune.
Module 4: Deploying Applications by Using System Center Configuration Manager
This module covers how to deploy applications centrally using Configuration Manager.
Understanding Application Deployment by Using Configuration Manager 2012
Deploying Applications by Using Configuration Manager 2012
Lab : Deploying Applications by Using Configuration Manager 2012
Create a Configuration Manager 2012 Query
Create Configuration Manager 2012 User and Device Collections
Configure Configuration Manager 2012 to support application deployment.
Deploy applications by using Configuration Manager 2012.
Module 5: Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment
This module explains how to configure self-service application deployment using Configuration Manager, Service Manager, and Windows 8 Application Store.
Understanding Self-Service Application Deployment
Configuring Self-Service with Windows Intune
Self-Service Deployment with Configuration Manager 2012
Self-Service Deployment with Service Manager 2012
Lab : Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment
Preparing System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to Support a Service Manager 2012 Self-Service Portal
Configuring a Service Manager 2012 Self-Service Portal
Verifying that Users Are Able to Provision Applications by Using the Self-Service Portal
Plan and configure self-service application deployment.
Configure self-service application deployment by using Windows Intune.
Plan self-service application deployment and configure self-service application deployment using Configuration Manager.
Describe Service Manager’s self-service catalog and how to deploy it.
Module 6: Designing and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
This module describes how to design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support presentation virtualization.
Assessing Presentation Virtualization Requirements
Planning Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
Deploying Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
Lab : Deploying and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
Assessing Capacity Requirements for Presentation Virtualization
Deploying Highly Available Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
Assess presentation virtualization infrastructure requirements.
Design a presentation virtualization infrastructure that meets business requirements.
Deploy a presentation virtualization infrastructure.
Module 7: Preparing, Configuring and Deploying Presentation Virtualization Applications
This module explains how to prepare, deploy and manage applications for Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access.
Determining Presentation Virtualization Application Strategies
Deploying Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and RD Web Access
Lab : Configuring Applications for Presentation Virtualization
Configuring Access to RD Session Host Resources
Deploying RD Session Host Desktop Applications
Configuring and Deploying a RemoteApp Application
Verifying Applications by Using RD Web Access
After completing this module students will be able to:
Determine the best presentation virtualization strategies.
Plan and deploy Remote Desktop Session Host servers as traditional, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access.
Module 8: Designing and Deploying an Application Virtualization Environment
This module covers how to design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support application virtualization.
Overview of Application Virtualization Models
Deploying Application Virtualization Infrastructure Components
Configuring Application Virtualization Client Support
Lab : Planning and Deploying Application Virtualization Infrastructure
Planning the Deployment of App-V Roles and Features
Deploying App-V Infrastructure
Configuring App-V Client Settings
Deploy the components needed to support various App-V models.
Deploy the App-V full infrastructure model.
Deploy and configure the App-V client.
Module 9: Preparing, Sequencing, and Deploying Virtual Applications
This module describes how to virtualize and deploy applications by using App-V and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.
Sequencing Applications with App-V
Deploying App-V Applications
Lab : Virtualizing Applications by Using App-V Sequencer and Deploy Sequenced Applications
Installing and Configuring App-V Sequencer
Deploying App-V Applications by Using Configuration Manager
Use different methods to deploy an App-V application.
Module 10: Planning and Implementing Application Updates and Security
This module covers how to plan and configure the appropriate infrastructure to streamline the deployment of software updates to applications. It also describes how to plan and configure application security.
Planning Application Updates
Deploying Updates With WSUS
Deploying Application Updates by Using Configuration Manager 2012
Implementing Application Security
Lab : Planning and Deploying Application Updates
Determining an Appropriate Update Deployment Strategy
Updating Deployed Applications
Updating an App-V Application
Deploying AppLocker Policy to Control Application Execution
Plan for application updates.
Use WSUS to manage application updates.
Deploy application updates by using Configuration Manager 2012.
Implement application security using Group Policy and System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection.
Module 11: Planning and Implementing Application Upgrade and Supersedence
This module explains how to plan and implement application upgrades and supersedence. It also covers how to plan and implement application coexistence.
Planning and Implementing Application Upgrades and Supersedence
Planning and Implementing Application Coexistence
Lab : Upgrading Applications
Planning an Application Upgrade Strategy
Upgrading a Deployed Application
Replacing a Deployed Application
Configuring Application Version Coexistence
Plan and implement application upgrades and supersedence.
Plan and implement application coexistence.
Module 12: Monitoring Application Deployment, Utilization, and Performance
This module describes how to monitor the deployment, performance, and utilization of applications and determine whether current application hosting platforms are meeting business needs.
Planning and Implementing Application Monitoring Infrastructure
Application Metering, Inventory and Asset Intelligence
Monitoring Application Resource Utilization
Lab : Planning and Implementing Application Monitoring
Planning Application Inventory
Generating Software Inventory
Metering Application Usage
Monitoring Application Resource Utilization on RD Session Host Servers
Remediating Peak Resource Utilization
Plan and perform application monitoring.
Create an application inventory and perform metering.
Monitor application resource utilization.
The attendee should have experience administering Windows Server in an environment that typically has the following characteristics:
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge, and should:
Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills: