NOTE: This course is not an introductory course. Students are expected to have a working knowledge of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager or later administration. Please thoroughly review the course prerequisites.
About this course
Get detailed instruction and hands-on practice planning and deploying Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and its associated site systems. This three-day Microsoft Official course is designed for IT Professionals who are responsible for designing and deploying one or more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems, as well as configuring and managing endpoints in those systems. You will learn how to plan for the deployment of the central administration site, one or more primary sites and secondary sites, and all associated site systems. You will also learn how to migrate from System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
NOTE: Windows Intune is used as part of the lab for this course, which may not be available in all countries. Please confirm with your Microsoft training provider that this cloud service is available in your area. Training Providers: please reference the course setup guide for more details.
This course is intended for Information Technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for designing and deploying one or more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager sites and all supporting systems. They should have three to five years of experience in medium to large enterprise organizations, in a role in which they are supporting multiple desktop and server computers that run Windows®-based operating systems.
Module 9: Migrating to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
This module explains how to perform migration tasks from Configuration Manager 2007 and upgrade Configuration Manager 2012 to Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 and then to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
Overview of the Migration Process
Preparing Configuration Manager 2007 Sites for Migration
Configuring Migration Settings
Upgrading Configuration Manager 2012 to Configuration Manager 2012 with SP1 and then to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
Lab: Migrating from System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the migration process from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012.
Prepare Configuration Manager 2007 sites for migration.
Configure migration settings.
Upgrade a Configuration Manager site to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
Before attending this course, students must have a working knowledge at the system-administrator level of:
Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS)
Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS) principles and management
Windows Server management including managing Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012
Windows Client fundamentals
Deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting for Windows-based personal computers
Basic public key infrastructure (PKI) concepts
Configuration Manager features and administrative tasks including:
Working with the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager or newer administrator console
Maintaining hardware and software inventory
Working with collections
Managing software updates
Deploying operating systems
Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills or by attending the following courses:
Course 6419: Configuring, Managing, and Maintaining Windows Server® 2008–based Servers