Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM)

Online Instructor Led Training

Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager is a management platform for Windows endpoints. providing inventory, software distribution, Patch management, operating system imaging, settings, compliance and security management.

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Why MECM training from Us?

 Finding a good MECM trainer with real professional experience is still a challenge. While many trainers are available, most of them still lack professional experience and their trainings mostly lack real experience.

At Inquisitive Technology, all of our trainers have real IT experience. Our MECM trainers have real experience in implementing and managing SCCM / MECM infrastructure. They will share their real experience during the trainings which will help you in gain immense expertise.

Duration      : 2 to 3 Months

Class Mode : Online

Class          : 2-3 days in a week

Days           : Weekends & Weekdays

Total Sessions: 24

Course Features

MODULE - 1

MECM Introduction, feature and capabilities overview

 In this session students will get an overview of Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, It's Journey, features and capabilities.

  • Asset Management (Computers, Servers and Software)

  • Software Distribution

  • Patch Management

  • Operating System Deployment

  • Client Health

  • Compliance Management

  • Administrative Tasks

MODULE - 2

MECM Lab Setup (Current Branch)

 In this session , we will setup a lab which will be used during rest of the sessions.

  • Download MECM Setup

  • Compatibility Check

  • Windows Assessment and Deployment kit (ADK) installation

  • Setting up Active Directory Container

  • Setup Domain user account for SCCM

  • Extending AD Schema

  • Firewall consideration

  • SQL Server Installation

  • Install Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM)

  • Configure Roles

MODULE - 3

MECM Basics

In this session, we will walkthrough MECM basics which includes console overview and other components which are necessary for MECM infrastructure. 

  • Asset Management (Computers, Servers and Software)

  • SCCM Console Overview

  • Site server and site system roles

  • Role based administration

  • Discovery methods

  • Boundary and Boundary Groups

MODULE - 4

MECM Client Configuration & Deployment

 In this session , we will explore different options available for MECM client deployment.

  • Client settings & policies

  • Client deployment methods

  • Client logs

  • End User experience

  • Software Center

MODULE - 5

User and Device Collections

In this session, we will walkthrough User and Device collection, their usage and how to manage user and device collections.

  • Overview of User and Device Collections

  • Creating static collection

  • Creating Dynamic collection

  • Maintenance Windows

  • Collection properties walkthrough

MODULE - 6

Application Deployment

 In this session , we will explore software deployment using package and Application.

  • Software Deployment Overview

  • Legacy Package model

  • Package Distribution to Distribution Points

  • Deploy an application using package model

  • Application Management overview

  • Deploying an application

  • Monitoring Deployment

  • Troubleshooting application deployment

MODULE - 7

Software Update Management

Keeping an organization infrastructure up to date with latest security update is necessary ​to avoid any security threat. You will learn software update deployment in this module.

  • Overview of Software update

  • Windows Software Update Service

  • Deploying Software Update

  • Automatic Deployment Rule

  • Monitoring Deployment

  • Troubleshooting Software Update Deployment

MODULE - 8

Operating System Deployment (Overview)

MECM operating system deployment is used to build Desktop across organizations. ​We will have quick overview of Operating System Deployment features in this session. 

  • Operating System Deployment overview

  • Creating OS Images

  • Drivers  Management

  • OS Deployment through MECM

MODULE - 9

Configuration Baseline

Configuration Baseline in MECM allow you to validate the compliance for a Configuration Items (CI) and also allow you to remediate the issue. We will walkthrough different compliance baseline and let you know how to manage them.

  • Configuration baseline overview

  • Creating Configuration Baseline

  • Remediating issue through configuration baseline

MODULE - 10

MECM Co-Management

Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Co-Management features allow you to manage your client from both on premises and cloud infrastructure.

  • Architectural Overview

  • Enable Co-Management

  • Co-Management Capabilities

  • App installation through company portal

  • Monitoring Co-Management

  • Troubleshooting Co-Management

  • Collection Synchronization to Azure AD

MODULE - 11

MECM Infrastructure up keeping tasks

Keeping your infrastructure ​healthy is the key to provide timely services to customer. We will discuss about routine administrative tasks which you should be taking care as a MECM administrator.

  • Monitoring MECM infrastructure health

  • Cleanup tasks

  • Cleanup Jobs

  • Troubleshooting Infrastructure issues

MODULE - 12

MECM Reports & Queries

In this module, you will learn about MECM reports & Queries. We will demonstrate how can create a new query or report using SQL Server Reporting Service (SSRS).

  • Overview of MECM reports and queries

  • Understand MECM database schema ( Tables and Views)

  • Create new report using SQL Server Reporting Service

  • Pull information using SQL query from Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio.

MODULE - 13

System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP)

  • SCEP Integration with MECM

  • Deploying SCEP policies

  • Managing Definitions

  • Monitoring SCEP compliance