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Planning and Deploying Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003

This three-day instructor-led intensive course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for SMS specialists to plan and deploy Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 into large enterprise environments.

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Praha3 18 050 CZK included in course price 30
Brno3 18 050 CZK included in course price 30
Bratislava3 420,00 EUR 189,00 EUR 30

Who is the course for

This course is intended for systems engineers with one to three years of experience supporting multiple desktop and server computers running Microsoft Windows® in medium to large enterprise organizations, and who have a need to plan an SMS deployment.

What we teach you

  • Analyze business requirements for SMS.
  • Create and evaluate an SMS deployment plan.
  • Plan an SMS site hierarchy.
  • Install the Site hierarchy.
  • Configure a site system.
  • Discover SMS resources.
  • Install SMS clients.
  • Configure SMS site hierarchies.
  • Secure an SMS site.
  • Create a management and operations plan.

    Required skills

  • Completed Course 2596, Managing Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003, or have equivalent knowledge
  • Completed Course 2279, Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure, or have equivalent knowledge

    Teaching methods

    Instructor-led classroom training with self-paced practical exercises in virtual environment

    Teaching materials

    The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.

    Course Outline

    Module 1: Preparing for Systems Management Server 2003
  • Describing the Business Case for SMS 2003
  • Describing the Key Elements of the SMS Planning and Deployment Process
  • Analyzing Your Current Environment
  • Discussion: Preparing for SMS 2003

    Module 2: Planning the SMS 2003 Hierarchy

  • Designing the SMS Site Hierarchy
  • Planning Site Boundaries and Roaming Boundaries
  • Determining SMS Component Server Capacity
  • Planning Network and Infrastructure Security for SMS
  • Identifying Products in the Windows Server System

    Module 3: Planning for Systems Management Server 2003 Deployment, Part 1

  • Planning Client Installation
  • Planning Site Deployment
  • Planning Site Configuration
  • Planning the Site System

    Module 4: Planning for Systems Management Server 2003 Deployment, Part 2

  • Planning the Configuration of the SMS Security Environment
  • Developing the SMS Deployment Plan
  • Discussion: Planning for SMS 2003 Site Deployment
  • Configuring the SMS Security Environment
  • Creating an SMS Deployment Plan

    Module 5: Deploying Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003, Part 1

  • Configuring the Environment Before Deployment
  • Installing the SMS Primary Site
  • Configuring the Site after Installation
  • Installing Site Systems
  • Deploying Clients
  • Configuring Active Directory Schema for SMS
  • Configuring Windows Components to Support SMS Features
  • Installing a Primary Site
  • Adding Site and Roaming Boundaries
  • Configuring Site Security and a Custom Administrator Console for the Help Desk Group
  • Creating a SQL Command
  • Installing Site Systems
  • Configuring Discovery Methods
  • Configuring Client Agents
  • Configuring Client Installation
  • Installing an Advanced Client

    Module 6: Planning and Deploying Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003, Part 2

  • Configuring the SMS Site Hierarchy
  • Backing Up and Recovering Data
  • Troubleshooting an SMS Deployment
  • Configuring the SMS Site Hierarchy
  • Installing the SMS Recovery Expert and Creating a Site Recovery Task List
  • Creating an SMS Site Backup
  • Creating SMS Objects After Backup to Test Reference Recovery
  • Recovering a Site by Using the SMS Site Repair Wizard
  • Performing Post-Site Repair Tasks
  • Troubleshooting Problems with Accessing the SMS Administrator Console
  • Troubleshooting Advanced Client Auto-Assignment
  • Troubleshooting Site-to-Site Communication
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