Books: 5

Microsoft System Center

Over 31 simple yet incredibly effective recipes for installing and managing System Center 2016 Endpoint Protection
ABOUT THIS BOOK * This is the most practical and up-to-date book covering important new features of System Center 2016 Endpoint protection * Gain confidence in managing IT and protecting your server against malware and other threats * Configure and automate reporting features and also prepare yourself more » for a simple and pain-free migration process WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR If you are a System Administrator or Engineer using System Center 2016 Endpoint Protection, then this book is for you. You should have a good background with Microsoft products in general, although no knowledge of Endpoint Protection is required. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Explore the best practices for Endpoint Protection in System Center Configuration Manager * Provision the Endpoint Protection Client in a Disk Image in Configuration Manager * Get to know more about the Security Center * Configure definition and engine client updates to be optimum for your bandwidth * Make your application or server work with Endpoint Protection enabled * Find out how to deal with typical issues that may occur with Endpoint Protection * Know how to respond to infections that often occur IN DETAIL System Center Configuration Manager is now used by over 70% of all the business in the world today and many have taken advantage engaging the System Center Endpoint Protection within that great product. Through this book, you will gain knowledge about System Center Endpoint Protection, and see how to work with it from System Center Configuration Manager from an objective perspective. We'll show you several tips, tricks, and recipes to not only help you understand and resolve your daily challenges, but hopefully enhance the security level of your business. Different scenarios will be covered, such as planning and setting up Endpoint Protection, daily operations and maintenance tips, configuring Endpoint Protection for different servers and applications, as well as workstation computers. You'll also see how to deal with malware and infected systems that are discovered. You'll find out how perform OS deployment, Bitlocker, and Applocker, and discover what to do if there is an attack or outbreak. You'll find out how to ensure good control and reporting, and great defense against threats and malware software. You'll see the huge benefits when dealing with application deployments, and get to grips with OS deployments, software updates, and disk encryption such as Bitlocker. By the end, you will be fully aware of the benefits of the System Center 2016 Endpoint Protection anti-malware product, ready to ensure your business is watertight against any threat you could face. STYLE AND APPROACH Build robust SCEP and AV policies and discover the new potential of exciting new features of SCEP 2016. « less
Over 60 applicable recipes to administer and manage System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch
ABOUT THIS BOOK * Overcome the challenges of administering System Center Configuration Manager when deploying single and multiple-hierarchy sites * Help your organization to build a custom-line of business apps and also protect the server against malware threats with Endpoint protection * Get easy more » guidance and best practices to help you work with SCCM WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR If you are an intermediate to advanced administrator who wants to administer SCCM and understand how to solve particular problems/scenarios, then this book is for you. You should have a working knowledge of SCCM, however, knowledge of the latest version is not required. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Administer System Center Configuration Manager * Upgrade computers from Windows 7/ 8.x to Windows 10, using Serivce Plans to keep Windows 10 machines up to date * Manage Compliance Settings effectively and monitor it with SSRS * Manage Sites in System Center Configuration Manager and also learn to create collections, leverage role-based administration (RBA), and support clients over the internet without a VPN connection * Implement multiple methods to deploy the client, as well as how to be proactive in monitoring client agent health * Achieve Mobile device management with Microsoft Intune IN DETAIL This practical cookbook is based on the 1602 current branch of System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). It shows you how to administer SCCM, giving you an essential toolbox of techniques to solve real-world scenarios. Packed with over 60 task-based and instantly usable recipes, you’ll discover how design a SCCM Infrastructure, and dive into topics such as the recommended SQL configuration for SCCM and how to deploy Windows 10 with Operating System Deployment (OSD). You will learn to easily manage Windows 10 devices by deploying applications, software updates, and feature upgrades, andl be able to leverage Mobile Device Management (MDM) using SCCM and Microsoft Intune. Finally, you see how to gather the inventory of all your PC park and create reports based on it. By the end of the book, you will have learned the best practices when working with SCCM and have a handy reference guide for troubleshooting. STYLE AND APPROACH This cookbook is full of quick recipes that show you how to administer SCCM and will help you understand how to solve particular problems/situations encountered in day-to-day tasks. « less
This book helps you understand, troubleshoot and repair issues with local Windows installations, automating the OS deployment and configuring updates via WSUS and Windows Intune. When tasked with deploying Windows operating systems, there can seem to be an overwhelming amount of tools and techniques more » to learn to master this process. Whether you are installing a new Windows operating system locally, or looking to deploy a customized build to 1000s of devices in your network, you will need to understand how to do this successfully and reliably. This book steps up through local installations and upgrades through to Lite Touch deployments using WDS and MDT, and then to Zero Touch installations using Microsoft System Center. Management of updates to Windows is also covered, using both on-premises technologies and cloud-based services. In this book you’ll learn how to decide between local installation types, perform upgrades, use automation techniques to deploy images and how to maintain Windows throughout the operational phase of the lifecycle. What You'll Learn * How to install Windows 7, 8.1, or 10 locally * How to perform upgrades locally on a Windows PC, including migrating data and user profiles * How to deploy operating systems using Lite Touch techniques * How to deploy operating systems using Zero Touch technologies * How to maintain on-premises and devices not connected to the company network by using WSUS and Windows Intune Who This Book Is For IT pros including IT support personnel and system administrators. This book will also be of interest to Windows experts and power users. « less
Efficiently administer, automate, and manage System Center environments using Windows PowerShell
ABOUT THIS BOOK * Create powerful automation scripts for System Center products using PowerShell * Discover PowerShell techniques to efficiently handle SCCM, SCOM, and SCSM with real-time examples and sample codes * A step-by-step guide with practical examples and best practices that teaches you to more » effectively use PowerShell in System Center environment. WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR If you are a Microsoft System Center administrator who manages System Center environments and utilizes the console for management, then this book is ideal for you. This book is also for System Center users who now want to learn to manage systems using PowerShell. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * Set up an environment to effectively use PowerShell for SCCM, SCOM, and SCSM * Understand the advanced usage of all the available cmdlets with real-time examples * Administer and maintain a System Center environment with PowerShell * Create both simple and advanced functions for different cmdlets with PowerShell * Get an insight into real-time System Center applications that you can automate using PowerShell * Get to grips with scenario-based scripting for efficient System Center administration and maintenance * Discover PowerShell tricks and best practices IN DETAIL Microsoft PowerShell as a scripting language has been growing strongly over the last couple of years. It has given administrators and IT professionals much more control when managing and implementing tasks within System Center environments. System Center facilitates the configuring, monitoring, and managing of the components of a private cloud. It covers products such as SCCM, SCOM, SCSM, SCVMM, and so on. Starting with an introduction to PowerShell, this quick reference guide will enable you to get the most out of the latest Microsoft PowerShell techniques to manage the suite of System Center products. You will also get acquainted with the enhancements in the latest version of System Center automation with real-time examples. By the end of this book, you will have the confidence to create a variety of PowerShell scripts and efficiently administer and maintain your System Center environment with PowerShell. « less
Conquer Microsoft Office 365 administration—from the inside out! Dive into Office 365 administration—and really put your systems expertise to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. Discover how the experts tackle deployment, more » configuration, and management—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. * Simplify enterprise deployment with planning tools and tasks * Automate Office 365 processes with Windows PowerShell * Manage user identity with Active Directory and Single Sign-On * Monitor and maintain the health of Office 365 with Microsoft System Center * Implement Microsoft Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Lync Online * Control variables in an Exchange Server hybrid implementation * Customize and deploy Office 365 Professional Plus * Explore real-world scenarios and apply insider management tips For Intermediate to Advanced IT Professionals « less