Study guide 70-695

By | December 30, 2014

Well almost the last post, one more to go. And this might be interesting for many and is not that known yet. A couple of months ago Microsoft launched the beta of MSCE Enterprise Devices and Apps
This is a new certification title that aims on Configuration Manager specialists and with knowledge of MAP, USMT, MDT, Intune, RemoteApps, VDI,
Exam 695 Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps
Exam 696 Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps

This is the study guide for exam 695 which aims on using Configuration Manager, MDT, MAP, USMT, ACT and also alot around image building and so on. The one for 696 will come early in 2015.
Assess the computing environment
Configure and implement the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit, assess Configuration Manager reports, integrate MAP with Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, determine network load capacity
MAP and System Center Configuration Manager
Implementing MAP

Plan and implement user state migration
Design considerations, including determining which user data and settings to preserve, hard-link versus remote storage, mitigation plan for non-migrated applications, and wipe-and-load migration versus side-by-side migration; estimate migration store size; secure migrated data; create a User State Migration Tool (USMT) package
USMT howto
Windows Upgrade with USMT
USMT scenarioes
Create USMT package
Estimate migraiton store size

Configure the deployment infrastructure
Configure Windows Deployment Services (WDS), install and configure Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), identify network services that support deployments, select Configuration Manager distribution points, support BitLocker
Configure WDS
Configure MDT
PXE and distribution points
Bitlocker and deployment

Configure and manage activation
Configure KMS, MAK, and Active Directory–based activation; identify the appropriate activation tool
What is KMS, MAK
Configure MAK
Configure KMS
Active Directory based Activation

Implement a Lite Touch deployment (18%)
Install and configure WDS
Configure unicast/multicast, add images to WDS, configure scheduling, restrict who can receive images
Multicast WDS
Adding IMage

Configure MDT
Configure deployment shares, manage the driver pool, configure task sequences, configure customsettings.ini
Creating a deployment share
Manage drivers
Configure task sequence MDT
Configure customsettings.ini

Create and manage answer files
Identify the appropriate location for answer files, identify the required number of answer files, identify the appropriate setup phase for answer files, configure answer file settings, create autounattend.xml answer files
Create answer fiels
Create autounattend

Implement a Zero Touch deployment (20%)
Configure Configuration Manager for OSD
Configure deployment packages and applications, configure task sequences, manage the driver pool, manage boot and deployment images
Managing drivers in Configuration Manager
Managing Boot images
Deployment imagesd
Deploy task sequences
Configure Application for OSD

Configure distribution points
Configure unicast/multicast, configure PXE, configure deployments to distribution points and distribution point groups
Configure distribution point for PXE
Multicast Configuration Manager
Distribution Point group

Configure MDT and Configuration Manager integration
Use MDT-specific task sequences; create MDT boot images; create custom task sequences, using MDT components
Integrate MDT with Configuration Manager
Create Custom MDT boot images
Create a custom task sequence

Create and maintain desktop images (21%)Plan images
Design considerations, including thin, thick, and hybrid images, WDS image types, image format (VHD or WIM), number of images based on operating system or hardware platform, drivers, and operating features
Thin or thick
WDS image types
number of images

Capture images
Prepare the operating system for capture, create capture images using WDS, capture an image to an existing or new WIM file, capture an operating system image using Configuration Manager
Capture using MDT
Creating Capture image WDS
Capture image Configuration Manager

Maintain images
Update images using DISM; apply updates, drivers, settings, and files to online and offline images; apply service packs to images; manage embedded applications
Update images using ISDM
Modify boot image with drivers
Offline servicing images
Prepare and deploy the application environment (20%)
Plan for and implement application compatibility and remediation
Planning considerations, including RDS, VDI, Client Hyper-V, and 32 bit versus 64 bit; plan for application version co-existence; use the Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT); deploy compatibility fixes

RDS, VDI or Hyper-V
Application compability toolkit

Deploy Office 2013 by using MSI
Customize deployment, manage Office 2013 activation, manage Office 2013 settings, integrate Lite Touch deployment, re-arm Office 2013, provide slipstream updates
Customize and manage office 2013 deployment
Activating Ofifce 2013
Rearm Office 2013
Slipstream Office 2013 updates

Deploy Office 2013 by using click-to-run (C2R)
Configure licensing, customize deployment, configure updates, monitor usage by using the Telemetry Dashboard

Licensing C2R
Telemtry dashboard

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