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Windows Server 2012

Implementing Desktop Application Environments
(Microsoft Training Course: 20416) - 5 days - £1850 exc VAT

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Extended Classroom     11        
London (Tabernacle St) Centre EC216             
London International House Centre E1W     11        


> Target Audience
This 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. It is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in specializing in Windows 8 application deployments and managing the application environments for large organizations.
> Course outline
  1. Designing an Application Distribution Strategy
  2. Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
  3. Deploying Applications by using Group Policy and Windows Intune
  4. Deploying Applications by using System Center Configuration Manager
  5. Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment
  6. Designing and Implementing Presentation Virtualizatioin Infrastructure
  7. Preparing, Configuring and Deploying Presentation Virtualization Applications
  8. Designing and Deploying an Application Virtualization Environment
  9. Preparing, Sequencing and Deploying Virtual Applications
  10. Planning and Implementing Application Updates and Security
  11. Planning and Implementing Application Upgrade and Supersedence
  12. Monitoring Application Deployment, Utilization, and Performance


Module 1: Designing an Application Distribution Strategy
  • Determining Business Requirements for Application Distribution
  • Overview of Application Distribution Strategies
  • Lab: Designing an Application Deployment Strategy
  • Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for multiple offices
Skills
  • Determine business requirements for application distribution
  • Design an application distribution strategy appropriate for an organizational environment
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Module 2: Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
  • Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues
  • Evaluating and Implementing Remediation Solutions
  • Resolving Compatibility Issues with the Application Compatibility Toolkit
  • Lab: Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
  • Install and Configure ACT
  • Analyzing Applications for Potential Compatibility Issues
  • Mitigating Application Compatibility Issues
  • Automating the Deployment of Shims
Skills
  • Describe compatibility issues, and determine whether an application is compatible with the Windows 8 OS prior to deploying
  • Determine an appropriate solution to remediate application compatibility issues
  • Resolve application compatibility issues by using the Application Compatibility Toolkit
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Module 3: Deploying Applications by using Group Policy and Windows Intune
  • Deploying Applications Using Group Policy
  • Deploying Applications Using Windows Intune
  • Lab: Centralizing Application Deployment by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune
  • Deploying an Application Using Group Policy
  • Performing Windows Intune Simulations
Skills
  • Deploy applications centrally using Group Policy and to clients using Windows Intune
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Module 4: Deploying Applications by using System Center 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
Skills
  • Configure Configuration Manager 2012 to support application deployment
  • Deploy applications by using Configuration Manager 2012
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Module 5: Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment
  • 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
Skills
  • 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
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Module 6: Designing and Implementing Presentation Virtualizatioin Infrastructure
  • 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
Skills
  • Assess presentation virtualization infrastructure requirements
  • Design a presentation virtualization infrastructure that meets business requirements
  • Deploy a presentation virtualization infrastructure
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Module 7: Preparing, Configuring and Deploying Presentation Virtualization Applications
  • 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
Skills
  • Determine the best presentation virtualization strategies
  • Plan and deploy Remote Desktop Session Host servers as traditional, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access
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Module 8: Designing and Deploying an Application Virtualization Environment
  • 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
Skills
  • Deploy the components needed to support various App-V models
  • Deploy the App-V full infrastructure model
  • Deploy and configure the App-V client
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Module 9: Preparing, Sequencing and Deploying Virtual Applications
  • 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
  • Sequencing Applications
  • Deploying App-V Applications by Using Configuration Manager
Skills
  • Sequence applications
  • Use different methods to deploy an App-V application
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Module 10: Planning and Implementing Application Updates and 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
Skills
  • 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
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Module 11: Planning and Implementing Application Upgrade and Supersedence
  • 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
Skills
  • Plan and implement application upgrades and supersedence
  • Plan and implement application coexistence
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Module 12: Monitoring Application Deployment, Utilization, and Performance
  • 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
Skills
  • Plan and perform application monitoring
  • Create an application inventory and perform metering
  • Monitor application resource utilization
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must attended the following courses, or have equivalent knowledge:
  • 20410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012; 20411: Administering Windows Server 2012; 20412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 services; 20415: Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to design an application distribution strategy that is appropriate for an organizational environment; diagnose & remediate application compatibility problems for desktop & presentation virtualization -based deployments; use Group Policy & Windows Intune to deploy applications to client devices.; deploy applications centrally using Configuration Manager; configure self-service application deployment using Configuration Manager, Service Manager, & Windows 8 Application Store; design & deploy Windows Server 2012 roles & features to support presentation virtualization; prepare, deploy & manage applications for Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, & Remote Desktop Web Access; design & deploy Windows Server 2012 roles & features to support application virtualization; virtualize & deploy applications by using App-V & System Center 2012 Configuration Manager; plan & configure the appropriate infrastructure to streamline the deployment of software updates to applications, & plan & configure application security; plan & implement application upgrades, supersedence, & application coexistence; monitor the deployment, performance, & utilization of applications & determine whether current application hosting platforms are meeting business needs.