Description : 800x600 Focused technical guidance from System Center experts Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center--this book walks through the tools and resources used to manage the complex task of tracking and applying software updates to client computers in the enterprise using Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2, or later. Written by experts on the Microsoft System Center team and with Microsoft MVP Mitch Tulloch as series editor, this title focuses on maintaining operational efficiency, minimizing security issues, and maintaining the stability of the network infrastructure.
Description : Get a head start deploying Windows 10--with tips and best practices from experts in the field. This guide shows you how to deploy Windows 10 in an automated way without impacting end users by leveraging System Center Configuration Manager, which is the most used product to deploy Microsoft operating systems in the industry today.
Description : Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center - this book focuses on troubleshooting Configuration Manager, which is used to manage a wide range of Microsoft client platforms, server platforms, and mobile devices. Series editor Mitch Tulloch and a team of System Center experts provide concise technical guidance as they step you through key troubleshooting tasks and solutions.
Description : Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center, this book focuses on Microsoft System Center Operations Manager. For the seasoned professional, it covers the role of the Operations Manager product, the best practices for working with management packs, how to use the reporting feature to simplify managing the product, how to thoroughly troubleshoot, and how to use and install Operations Manager in the Microsoft Azure Public Cloud environment.
Description : Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center - this book shares real-world expertise for using Configuration Manager capabilities to deliver more effective IT services. Series editor Mitch Tulloch and a team of System Center experts provide concise technical guidance as they step you through key deployment and management scenarios.
Description : This is the comprehensive reference and technical guide to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch. A team of expert authors offers step-by-step, end-to-end coverage of related topics in every feature area, organised to help IT professionals rapidly optimise Configuration Manager Current Branch for their requirements, and then deploy and use it successfully. The authors begin by introducing Configuration Manager Current Branch and its goals, and explaining how it fits into the broader System Center product suite. Next, they fully address planning, design, and implementation. Finally, they systematically cover each of Configuration Manager Current Branch's most important feature sets. You'll find detailed, expert coverage of these and many other topics: Managing clients and compliance Creating and managing applications, deployment types, packages, and programs Distributing and deploying applications and packages Managing software updates Integrating Intune Hybrid Managing mobile devices Providing conditional access Protecting endpoints Querying and reporting with Configuration Manager Deploying operating systems Enforcing security and delegation Performing backup, recovery, and maintenance
Description : Plan, design, and deploy System Center Configuration Manager 1706 like never before, regardless of how complex your infrastructure is About This Book The most up-to-date resource on deploying or migrating to System Center Configuration Manager 1706 within your IT infrastructure Plan, design, and deploy ConfigMgr 1706 with ease, both on primary and multiple-hierarchy sites Master the new features of ConfigMgr 1706, including Windows 10 support Who This Book Is For If you are a system engineer or an administrator planning to deploy Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 1706, then this book is for you. This book will also benefit system administrators who are responsible for designing and deploying one or more System CenterConfiguration Manager 1706 sites in their new or existing systems. What You Will Learn Install ConfigMgr servers and the necessary roles Design and scale ConfigMgr environments Configure and administrate essential ConfigMgr roles and features Create software packages using .msi and .exe files Deliver detailed reports with an automatic patching process Apply proper hardening on your deployment and secure workstations Deploy operating systems and updates leveraging ConfigMgr mechanisms Create high-availability components using the built-in mechanism for backup and recovery In Detail It becomes important to plan, design, and deploy configurations when administrators know that Configuration Manager interacts with a number of infrastructure components such as Active Directory Domain Services, network protocols, Windows Server services, and so on. Via real-world-world deployment scenarios, this book will help you implement a single primary site or multiples sites. You will be able to efficiently plan and deploy a multiple-site hierarchy such as central administration site. Next, you will learn various methods to plan and deploy Configuration Manager clients, secure them and make the most of new features offered through ConfigMgr 1706 like compliance, deploying updates operating systems to the endpoints. Then, this book will show you how to install, configure, and run SQL reports to extract information. Lastly, you will also learn how to create and manage users access in an ConfigMgr environment By the end of this book, you will have learned to use the built-in mechanism to back up and restore data and also design maintenance plan. Style and approach This step-by-step guide teaches you cool ways to plan, deploy, and configure ConfigMgr 1706. This tutorial, which complements the release of ConfigMgr 1706 with a refreshing new approach and expert guidance, will teach you everything you need to know about the essentials of server.
Description : Although the patch management process is neither exceedingly technical nor extremely complicated, it is still perceived as a complex issue that’s often left to the last minute or resolved with products that automate the task. Effective patch management is not about technology; it’s about having a formal process in place that can deploy patches to vulnerable systems quickly. Helping you figure out exactly what to patch and which patches to use, Security Patch Management provides detailed guidance through the process of creating and implementing an effective and efficient patch management process. It uses a format that is easy-to-understand and applicable regardless of the operating system, network device, or patch deployment tool. The author illustrates the proper implementation of patches on devices and systems within various infrastructures to provide the insight required to: Design your own patch release process and keep it action ready Test the effectiveness of your patches Keep up with the latest patch releases Prioritize the vulnerabilities that need to be addressed Apply patches quickly and without draining essential network resources This book supplies the tools and guidelines you need to stay one step ahead of the exploits on the horizon. It will help you establish a patch management process that not only protects your organization against zero-day attacks, but also helps you become more proactive when it comes to this critical facet of information security.
Description : The System Center Operations Manager data warehouse stores many objects, making it possible to report on performance, availability, configuration, and security. You can use data collected by Operations Manager for issue tracking, awareness, planning, and forecasting, all of which are important factors for maintaining and managing your environment. But understanding what to report on and how to do so is what actually contributes to the stability of your infrastructure. If you're not using the data you collect about your environment, you're simply wasting space. If you use Operations Manager to monitor your environment, whether your infrastructure or a public, private, or hybrid cloud, this book is a good resource to help you understand the basics of reporting and how to build queries and stored procedures for your reports. It can also help you understand the various elements of Operations Manager management packs that are used when you create reports.
Description : Whether you are an IT manager, an administrator, or security professional who wants to learn how Microsoft Security Compliance Manager and Microsoft System Center can help fulfil compliance and security requirements, this is the book for you. Prior knowledge of Microsoft System Center is required.