M50235: Managing Enterprise Desktops Using the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack

5 Day Course
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Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M50235

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Optimizing Windows Desktop Management in the Enterprise (2 topics)

  • Desktop Management in the Enterprise
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack Overview

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization: Introduction and Architecture (3 topics)

  • Introduction to MED-V
  • MED-V Architecture
  • Installation and Configuration

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization: Management (5 topics)

  • Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) Image Management
  • Managing MED-V Workspace Policies
  • Deploying MED-V Client Images
  • Working with a MED-V Workspace
  • Maintaining MED-V

Microsoft Application Virtualization Management System: Introduction and Architecture (3 topics)

  • Application Management Lifecycle
  • Benefits of Application Virtualization
  • Requirements and Interaction of App-V Components

Microsoft Application Virtualization Management System: Planning and Deployment (3 topics)

  • Planning the Supporting Infrastructure
  • Planning Deployment Scenarios
  • Overview of the Server Installation Process

Planning and Installing the Microsoft Application Virtualization Client (3 topics)

  • Planning the Application Virtualization Client Deployment
  • Installing and Configuring the App-V Client
  • Managing Client Configuration Features

Administering the Application Virtualization Management Server (3 topics)

  • Overview of the Application Virtualization Management Console
  • Publishing Applications into the Application Virtualization Environment
  • Modifying Published Applications and Configuring Version Upgrades

Advanced Application Virtualization Administration Tasks (4 topics)

  • Creating and Configuring Provider Policies
  • Enforcing License Compliance
  • Managing Server Groups and Server Objects
  • Troubleshooting

Planning and Deploying the Application Virtualization Sequencer (4 topics)

  • Overview of the Application Virtualization Sequencer
  • Planning the Sequencer Environment
  • Installing and Configuring the Application Virtualization Sequencer
  • Sequencing Applications for Virtualization

Advanced Sequencing (6 topics)

  • Upgrading Existing Packages
  • Advanced Package Options
  • Hard-coded Applications
  • Sequencing a Web-based Application
  • Standalone Packages
  • OSD File Scripting

Microsoft Application Virtualization and System Center Configuration Manager Integration (6 topics)

  • Overview of Application Deployment with System Center Configuration Manager 2007
  • Delivery Methods Available to Configuration Manager Clients
  • Preparing the Configuration Manager Infrastructure for Application Virtualization
  • Integration
  • Creating and Distributing Virtual Application Packages
  • Reporting and Troubleshooting

Controlling Group Policy Objects Using Advanced Group Policy Management (4 topics)

  • Overview of Advanced Group Policy Management
  • Configuring Advanced Group Policy Management
  • Introduction to Controlling Group Policy Objects
  • Managing Group Policy Using AGPM

Monitoring Desktops Using Microsoft Desktop Error Monitoring (2 topics)

  • Overview of Microsoft Desktop Error Monitoring
  • Installing and Configuring Desktop Error Monitoring

Managing Software Inventory Using the Asset Inventory Service (4 topics)

  • Asset Inventory Service (AIS) Overview
  • Deploying AIS Clients
  • Managing Computers Reporting to AIS
  • Managing Software Inventory

Repairing and Diagnosing Computer Systems Using the Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (6 topics)

  • Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset Overview
  • Differences Between DaRT 5 and DaRT 6
  • Recovery Tools Overview
  • Administrative Tools Category Overview
  • Networking Tools Category Overview
  • Systems Tools Category Overview


  • Active Directory knowledge and concepts including Group Policy.
  • Windows Server 2008 knowledge and experience.
  • Fundamental knowledge of SQL Server 2005.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Windows Terminal Services.
  • Fundamental knowledge of System Center Configuration Manager 2007.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Operations Manager.
  • Experience managing Windows desktops in an Enterprise environment.

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