Advanced OSD with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager - On Demand

Price: $199.00

Presented by Johan Arwidmark

Total Running Time: 258 minutes

In this new online training course, Johan Arwidmark takes OSD in MDT 2013 and ConfigMgr 2012 R2 to its outer limits. Learn about customization tips and tricks, rules, scripting, databases, frontends, web services, and hardcore script debugging in a single training. In addition to the many live demos, you also get access to sample files and scripts, allowing you to quickly test the solutions in your own environment.

By the end of this course, you will learn:

  • Customization options that are available for OSD in MDT and ConfigMgr
  • How to extend MDT and ConfigMgr with custom scripts, databases, web services and more.
  • How to explore the User-Driven Installation feature, and Custom HTA / PowerShell frontends


Course Agenda:

Session 1: Top 10 Customizations for OSD with MDT 2013 and ConfigMgr 2012 R2

In this session you learn about commonly used customizations, as well as what options are available for customizing OSD in MDT and ConfigMgr.


Session 2: Inside the Matrix: Bending the Rules!

Do you want the red or the blue pill? Just kidding! One of the most powerful features in MDT and ConfigMgr is the rules engine. There is virtually no limitation to what you can do in terms of customization. In this session, you learn the inner workings of the rules set, the CustomSettings.ini file, adding your own custom scripts, user exits, extending to use databases, web services and more. You also learn about debugging scripts.


Session 3: User-Driven Installations

In the final session you learn not only how to master the User-Driven Installation feature for ConfigMgr, but also how to create custom HTA and PowerShell Frontends.


About Our Instructor:

Johan Arwidmark is the Chief Technical Architect with Knowledge Factory. He is a consultant, author and all-around geek specializing in Systems Management and Enterprise Windows Deployment Solutions.

In addition to his consulting role, Johan conducts training and speaks at several conferences each year, including MMS and TechEd around the world. He is also actively involved in communities like and, and he has been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for more than 10 years.

Johan is known for an energetic and humorous style, tackling complex concepts using simple "Real World" scenarios and lots of live demos. His areas of expertise include: Enterprise Windows Deployment Tools and Solutions, Private Cloud, Datacenter, ConfigMgr, MDT, WinPE, USMT, and WDS.


Need to be invoiced or interested in registering 2 or more people? Please contact our customer service team at or by phone at 800-262-1954 or 913-967-1719. Invoicing options and group discounts are available.

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