System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Unleashed: Supplement to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) Unleashed

System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Unleashed: Supplement to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) Unleashed

by Kerrie Meyler, Jason Sandys, Greg Ramsey, Dan Andersen
     
 

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Since Microsoft introduced System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, it has released two sets of important changes and improvements: Service Pack 1 and R2. This comprehensive reference and technical guide focuses specifically on those enhancements. It offers 300+ pages of all-new “in the trenches” guidance for applying Configuration Manager

Overview

Since Microsoft introduced System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, it has released two sets of important changes and improvements: Service Pack 1 and R2. This comprehensive reference and technical guide focuses specifically on those enhancements. It offers 300+ pages of all-new “in the trenches” guidance for applying Configuration Manager 2012’s newest features to improve user and IT productivity across all corporate, consumer, and mobile devices.

An authoring team of world-class System Center consultants thoroughly cover System Center integration with Microsoft Intune and its mobile device management capabilities. They fully address Microsoft’s increased support for cross-platform devices, enhanced profiles, changes to application management, operating system deployment, as well as improvements to performance, security, usability, and mobile device management.

The essential follow-up to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Unleashed , this new supplement joins Sams’ market-leading series of books on Microsoft System Center.

• Use ConfigMgr 2012 R2 with Windows Intune to deliver people-centric management to any user, any device, anywhere
• Simplify BYOD registration and enrollment, and enable consistent access to corporate resources
• Integrate new mobile device management capabilities into the Configuration Manager console without service packs, hot fixes, or major releases
• Provision authentication certificates for managed devices via certificate profiles
• Automate repetitive software- and device-related tasks with PowerShell cmdlets
• Centrally control roaming profiles, certificates, Wi-Fi profiles, and VPN configuration
• Configure User Data and Profiles to manage folder redirection, offline files/folders, and roaming profiles for Windows 8.x users
• Enable users to access data in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environments
• Manage devices running OS X, UNIX, Linux, Windows Phone 8, WinRT, iOS, and Android
• Understand the new cross-platform agent introduced in ConfigMgr 2012 R2
• Automate Windows setup with OSD
• Prepare for, configure, install, and verify successful installation of the Windows Intune connector role
• Respond to emerging challenges in mobile device management

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780672337154
Publisher:
Sams
Publication date:
09/23/2014
Series:
Unleashed Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
302,037
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Kerrie Meyler, System Center MVP, is the lead author of numerous System Center books in the Unleashed series, including System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Unleashed (2012), System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Unleashed (2009), System Center 2012 Operations Manager Unleashed (2013), System Center 2012 Orchestrator Unleashed (2013), and System Center 2012 Service Manager Unleashed (2014). She is an independent consultant with more than 17 years of Information Technology experience. Kerrie was responsible for evangelizing SMS while a Sr. Technology Specialist (TSP) at Microsoft. She was a member of the Management Insiders Group and has presented on System Center technologies at TechEd and MMS.

Jason Sandys, Enterprise and Client Management MVP, is a Technology Evangelist and Principal Consultant for Catapult Systems LLC, with just under 20 years of experience in a wide range of technologies, environments, and industries. He has extensive knowledge about implementing and supporting all things SMS and Configuration Manager beginning with SMS 2.0. He is a coauthor for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Unleashed (2012), a contributing author to System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Unleashed (2009), and is a frequent presenter at Microsoft TechEd and MMS, as well as various other events and user groups nationwide. Jason blogs at blog.configmgrftw.com and is active in the online support community.

Greg Ramsey, Enterprise and Client Management MVP, is the Enterprise Tools Strategist at Dell, Inc. He has a B.S. in Computer Sciences and Engineering from Ohio State University. Greg coauthored System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Unleashed (2012), Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Administration Cookbook (Packt, 2012), and System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Unleashed (2009). Greg is a cofounder of the Ohio SMS Users Group and the Central Texas Systems Management User Group.

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