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Implementing Desktop Application Environments (MOC 20416)

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Module 1: Designing an Application Distribution Strategy
This module explains how to design an application distribution strategy that is appropriate for an organizational environment. Lessons

  • Determining Business Requirements for Application Distribution
  • Overview of Application Distribution Strategies

Lab : Designing an Application Deployment Strategy

  • Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Sydney Office
  • Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Melbourne Office
  • Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Brisbane Office
  • Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Wellington Office
  • Choosing an Appropriate Application Deployment Strategy for the Perth Office

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Determine business requirements for application distribution.
  • Design an application distribution strategy appropriate for an organizational environment.

Module 2: Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility
This module explains how to diagnose and remediate application compatibility problems for desktop and presentation virtualization-based deployments.Lessons

  • Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues
  • Evaluating and Implementing Remediation Solutions
  • Resolving Compatibility Issues with the Application Compatibility Toolkit

Lab : Diagnosing and Remediating Application Compatibility

  • Installing and Configure ACT
  • Analyzing Applications for Potential Compatibility Issues
  • Mitigating Application Compatibility Issues
  • Automating the Deployment of Shims

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe common compatibility issues, and determine whether an application is compatible with the Windows 8 operating system prior to deploying the application.
  • Determine an appropriate solution to remediate application compatibility issues.
  • Resolve application compatibility issues by using the Application Compatibility Toolkit.

Module 3: Deploying Applications by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune
This module explains how to use Group Policy and Windows Intune to deploy applications to client devices.

Lessons

  • Deploying Applications by Using Group Policy
  • Deploying Applications by Using Windows Intune

Lab : Centralizing Application Deployment by Using Group Policy and Windows Intune

  • Deploying an Application by Using Group Policy
  • Performing Windows Intune Simulations

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Deploy applications centrally by using Group Policy.
  • Deploy applications to clients using Windows Intune.

Module 4: Deploying Applications by Using System Center Configuration Manager
This module covers how to deploy applications centrally using Configuration Manager.Lessons

  • Understanding Application Deployment by Using Configuration Manager 2012
  • Deploying Applications by Using Configuration Manager 2012

Lab : Deploying Applications by Using Configuration Manager 2012

  • Create a Configuration Manager 2012 Query
  • Create Configuration Manager 2012 User and Device Collections

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure Configuration Manager 2012 to support application deployment.
  • Deploy applications by using Configuration Manager 2012.

Module 5: Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment
This module explains how to configure self-service application deployment using Configuration Manager, Service Manager, and Windows 8 Application Store.Lessons

  • Understanding Self-Service Application Deployment
  • Configuring Self-Service with Windows Intune
  • Self-Service Deployment with Configuration Manager 2012
  • Self-Service Deployment with Service Manager 2012

Lab : Configuring Self-Service Application Deployment

  • Preparing System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to Support a Service Manager 2012 Self-Service Portal
  • Configuring a Service Manager 2012 Self-Service Portal
  • Verifying that Users Are Able to Provision Applications by Using the Self-Service Portal

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and configure self-service application deployment.
  • Configure self-service application deployment by using Windows Intune.
  • Plan self-service application deployment and configure self-service application deployment using Configuration Manager.
  • Describe Service Manager’s self-service catalog and how to deploy it.

Module 6: Designing and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
This module describes how to design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support presentation virtualization. Lessons

  • Assessing Presentation Virtualization Requirements
  • Planning Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Deploying Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure

Lab : Deploying and Implementing Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure

  • Assessing Capacity Requirements for Presentation Virtualization
  • Deploying Highly Available Presentation Virtualization Infrastructure

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Assess presentation virtualization infrastructure requirements.
  • Design a presentation virtualization infrastructure that meets business requirements.
  • Deploy a presentation virtualization infrastructure.

Module 7: Preparing, Configuring and Deploying Presentation Virtualization Applications
This module explains how to prepare, deploy and manage applications for Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access.Lessons

  • Determining Presentation Virtualization Application Strategies
  • Deploying Remote Desktop, RemoteApp, and RD Web Access

Lab : Configuring Applications for Presentation Virtualization

  • Configuring Access to RD Session Host Resources
  • Deploying RD Session Host Desktop Applications
  • Configuring and Deploying a RemoteApp Application
  • Verifying Applications by Using RD Web Access

After completing this module students will be able to:

  • Determine the best presentation virtualization strategies.
  • Plan and deploy Remote Desktop Session Host servers as traditional, RemoteApp, and Remote Desktop Web Access.

Module 8: Designing and Deploying an Application Virtualization Environment
This module covers how to design and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features to support application virtualization. Lessons

  • Overview of Application Virtualization Models
  • Deploying Application Virtualization Infrastructure Components
  • Configuring Application Virtualization Client Support

Lab : Planning and Deploying Application Virtualization Infrastructure

  • Planning the Deployment of App-V Roles and Features
  • Deploying App-V Infrastructure
  • Configuring App-V Client Settings

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Deploy the components needed to support various App-V models.
  • Deploy the App-V full infrastructure model.
  • Deploy and configure the App-V client.

Module 9: Preparing, Sequencing, and Deploying Virtual Applications
This module describes how to virtualize and deploy applications by using App-V and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. Lessons

  • Sequencing Applications with App-V
  • Deploying App-V Applications

Lab : Virtualizing Applications by Using App-V Sequencer and Deploy Sequenced Applications

  • Installing and Configuring App-V Sequencer
  • Sequencing Applications
  • Deploying App-V Applications by Using Configuration Manager

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Sequence applications.
  • Use different methods to deploy an App-V application.

Module 10: Planning and Implementing Application Updates and Security
This module covers how to plan and configure the appropriate infrastructure to streamline the deployment of software updates to applications. It also describes how to plan and configure application security. Lessons

  • Planning Application Updates
  • Deploying Updates With WSUS
  • Deploying Application Updates by Using Configuration Manager 2012
  • Implementing Application Security

Lab : Planning and Deploying Application Updates

  • Determining an Appropriate Update Deployment Strategy
  • Updating Deployed Applications
  • Updating an App-V Application
  • Deploying AppLocker Policy to Control Application Execution

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan for application updates.
  • Use WSUS to manage application updates.
  • Deploy application updates by using Configuration Manager 2012.
  • Implement application security using Group Policy and System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection.

Module 11: Planning and Implementing Application Upgrade and Supersedence
This module explains how to plan and implement application upgrades and supersedence. It also covers how to plan and implement application coexistence.Lessons

  • Planning and Implementing Application Upgrades and Supersedence
  • Planning and Implementing Application Coexistence

Lab : Upgrading Applications

  • Planning an Application Upgrade Strategy
  • Upgrading a Deployed Application
  • Replacing a Deployed Application
  • Configuring Application Version Coexistence

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and implement application upgrades and supersedence.
  • Plan and implement application coexistence.

Module 12: Monitoring Application Deployment, Utilization, and Performance
This module describes how to monitor the deployment, performance, and utilization of applications and determine whether current application hosting platforms are meeting business needs. Lessons

  • Planning and Implementing Application Monitoring Infrastructure
  • Application Metering, Inventory and Asset Intelligence
  • Monitoring Application Resource Utilization

Lab : Planning and Implementing Application Monitoring

  • Planning Application Inventory
  • Generating Software Inventory
  • Metering Application Usage
  • Monitoring Application Resource Utilization on RD Session Host Servers
  • Remediating Peak Resource Utilization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and perform application monitoring.
  • Create an application inventory and perform metering.
  • Monitor application resource utilization.