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Administering System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

Administering System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level

In this course, you will learn how to use SCCM 2012 R2 to logically group users and computers together for management tasks, and how to monitor and manage the health of the SCCM infrastructure and endpoints. You will also learn how to delegate control of administrative tasks. This course covers Collections which give administrators granular control of targeting users and devices for management tasks. It also covers how to view and monitor the health of the SCCM infrastructure, including reporting functionality.

Target Audience
The course is intended for IT professionals who need to manage the deployment and management of both operating systems and applications as well as administrators responsible for patch and security update management.


Expected Duration (hours)

Lesson Objectives

Administering System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

  • start the course
  • describe managing collections
  • describe the steps of deploying and managing collections
  • describe deploying site roles
  • describe CAS deploying site roles
  • describe the function of collections
  • describe the use of collections
  • describe built-in collections and collection types
  • describe custom collections
  • describe managing device and user collections
  • describe managing collection properties
  • describe maintenance windows
  • describe maintenance window components
  • describe multiple maintenance windows
  • describe the best practices for maintenance windows
  • implement the creation of a user
  • configure device collections
  • implement Query Rules
  • updating the membership of Query Rules
  • implement Query Rules for device collections
  • implement a device collection
  • use collections
  • Course Number:

    Expertise Level