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SCCM595: Advanced Configuration Manager Current Branch Training

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SCCM595: Advanced Configuration Manager Current Branch Training


  • 3 Days
  • Expert SCCM Training class for experienced admins!
  • Taught by expert Kent Agerlund, Microsoft MVP
  • Dig deeper into SCCM - reach the elite skill level!
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Jun 24 - Jun 26
8:30AM - 4PM (PHX)
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Course Description

Have you taken SCCM training and want to dig deeper? SCCM595: Advanced Configuration Manager Current Branch is the ultimate follow-up ConfigMgr training for the IT pro that wants to reach the next skill level!

This SCCM training class is taught by expert Kent Agerlund, Microsoft Regional Director and MVP Enterprise Mobility. He developed this 3-day class with the experienced SCCM administrator in mind. He will share his real-world experience. You’ll learn advanced functions that you will then implement in labs.

You’ll learn advanced design, installation, configuration and troubleshooting of the main features in Configuration Manager CB based on the latest Windows Server edition and Windows 10. After class, you will have a solid understanding of the design options, flow of the main features and troubleshooting techniques. This class will also discuss how to cloud connect Configuration Manager with Microsoft Azure. We will dig into services like Cloud Management Gateway, Co-management and Autopilot.


Day 1

  • Designing CM hierarchies
  • Recovery options, restore primary sites
  • Design fault tolerance and high availability environments
  • Working with HTTP and HTTPS site systems
  • Working with DMZ and workgroup environments
  • Working with multi domain/forest environment
  • Cloud Connect Configuration Manager
  • Configure and optimize SQL
  • Troubleshooting tools and techniques
  • Understanding the Script feature
  • Understanding log files
  • Status Filter Rules
  • Introducing WMI
  • Using SQL Profiler
  • Using Management Insights
  • ConfigMgr clients
  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting clients
  • Installing HTTP and HTTPS clients
  • Working with Internet based clients
  • Understanding Co-management

Day 2

  • Working with reports and inventory
  • Working with SQL reporting services
  • creating custom SQL reports
  • Inventory management
  • Deep dive into the inventory process
  • Extending hardware inventory
  • Troubleshooting inventory
  • Creating custom inventory reports
  • Using CM Pivot to query clients in realtime
  • Content Management
  • Working with and troubleshooting distribution points and
  • distribution point groups
  • Working with remote distribution points
  • Working with peer caching technologies
  • Application deployment
  • Working with the application model
  • Deploying and managing Office 365
  • Working with different deployment types
  • Troubleshooting application deployments
  • Creating custom application reports

Day 3

  • Software Updates
  • Creating and designing the software update infrastructure
  • Deploying and troubleshooting Microsoft software updates
  • Monitoring the software update deployment process
  • Deploying 3rd. party updates
  • Deploying Windows 10 with operating system deployment
  • Customizing the boot images
  • Creating and maintaining reference images
  • Integrating custom frontends
  • Deploying images
  • Troubleshooting operating system deployment
  • Settings Management
  • Creating and implementing configuration items and baselines
  • Remediate non-compliant computers and users


IT pros with experience in System Center Configuration Manager / ConfigMgr / SCCM 2012 R2 / SCCM 2007



If you have attended our “Mastering Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager or Mastering Configuration Manager” or taken the “MS-10747/48” you have an excellent foundation. If not - basic understanding of Active Directory, WSUS and SQL. Basic knowledge and working experience with Configuration Manager 2012. This ConfigMgr CB training is not a beginner’s class!

What You Will Learn