Implementing System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 in the Real World - On Demand

Price: $199.00

Presented by Johan Arwidmark

Running Time: 181 minutes

Join expert trainer Johan Arwidmark for a comprehensive guide to Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. Johan will show you how to design and setup ConfigMgr 2012 R2 for a real world production environment. You will also learn to migrate from ConfigMgr 2007 SP2 to ConfigMgr 2012 R2, as well as upgrade existing ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 environments to ConfigMgr 2012 R2. At the conclusion of this class, you will have mastered software updates and applications.

Session 1: Best Practices for ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Design and Setup

In this session, you will learn about sizing the hardware correctly for ConfigMgr 2012 R2, as well as configuration requirements for SQL Server and performance tuning. You learn how to verify the installation, install site systems, and do the core initial configuration, including maintenance tasks and SQL Server backup.

After this session you will know how to:
- Design and Set Up ConfigMgr 2012 R2
- Configure SQL Server for ConfigMgr 2012 R2
- Perform core infrastructure configuration of the site server
- Configure maintenance tasks and SQL Server backup jobs

Session 2: Migrating from ConfigMgr 2007 SP2 to ConfigMgr 2012 R2

In this session, Johan shows you how to migrate an existing ConfigMgr 2007 SP2 site into ConfigMgr 2012 R2, including collections, applications, updates, and OS deployment resources. You will also learn to upgrade ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 to ConfigMgr 2012 SP2, including the MDT 2012 Update 1 to MDT 2013 upgrade.

After this session you will know how to:
- Migrate from ConfigMgr 2007 SP2
- Migrate from ConfigMgr 2012 SP1
- Migrate collections, updates, applications, and OS deployment resources

Session 3: Tips and Tricks for Deploying Software Updates and Applications
In this final session, you learn how to quickly get reliable software updates strategy in place, including the needed configurations and monthly operations. Johan will also show you how to leverage the power of the new application model.

After this session you will know how to:
- Implement Software Updates
- Perform the monthly operations for software updates
- Create and deploy applications with ConfigMgr 2012 R2


Basic understanding of Active Directory, WSUS and SQL Server. Basic knowledge of ConfigMgr 2007/2012 is helpful but not a requirement.


300 (Provides a detailed technical overview of a subset of product/technology features, covering architecture, performance, migration, and deployment)




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 present trainings 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 eight 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, ConfigMgr, MDT, WinPE, USMT, and WDS.


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