Exam Ref 70-695 Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps (MCSE)

Exam Ref 70-695 Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps (MCSE)

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Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-695--and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of deploying enterprise apps and devices. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:


Implement the operating system deployment infrastructure
Implement a Lite-Touch deployment
Implement a Zero-Touch deployment
Create and maintain desktop images
Prepare and deploy the application environment


This Microsoft Exam Ref:


Organizes its coverage by exam objectives
Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you
Assumes you have experience with Windows client operating systems, Windows Server, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, and enterprise client management--plus familiarity with connecting to Microsoft SQL Server, using Windows PowerShell, and configuring applications.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 189 x 228 x 22mm | 630g
  • Redmond, United States
  • English
  • 0735698090
  • 9780735698093
  • 908,732

Table of contents

Introduction xi
Microsoft certifications xii
Acknowledgments xii
Free ebooks from Microsoft Press xiii
Microsoft Virtual Academy xiii
Errata, updates, & book support xiii
We want to hear from you xiv
Stay in touch xiv
Preparing for the exam xv
Chapter 1: Implement an operating system deployment infrastructure 1
Objective 1.1: Assess the computing environment 1
Using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 2
Assessing Configuration Manager reports 14
Integrating MAP with Configuration Manager 15
Determining network load capacity 16
Objective summary 19
Objective review 19
Objective 1.2: Plan and implement user state migration 20
Designing a user migration strategy 21
Estimating migration store size 29
Securing migrated data 31
Creating a USMT package 31
Objective summary 32
Objective review 33
Objective 1.3: Configure the deployment infrastructure 34
Configuring Windows Deployment Services 35
Installing and configuring MDT 41
Identifying network services that support deployments 43
Selecting Configuration Manager distribution points 44
Supporting BitLocker 47
Objective summary 49
Objective review 49
Objective 1.4: Configure and manage activation 51
Identifying the appropriate activation tool 51
Configuring KMS 52
Configuring Active Directory' ibased activation 53
Configuring MAK 54
Objective summary 55
Objective review 55
Answers 57
Objective 1.1 57
Objective 1.2 58
Objective 1.3 60
Objective 1.4 61
Chapter 2: Implement a Lite-Touch deployment 65
Objective 2.1: Install and configure WDS 65
Configuring unicast and multicast deployment methods 66
Adding images to WDS 71
Configuring scheduling 79
Restricting who can receive images 80
Objective summary 83
Objective review 84
Objective 2.2: Configure MDT 85
Configuring deployment shares 85
Managing the driver pool 92
Configuring task sequences 94
Configuring customsettings.ini 97
Objective summary 99
Objective review 100
Objective 2.3: Create and manage answer files 101
Identifying the appropriate location for answer files 101
Identifying the required number of answer files 102
Identifying the appropriate setup phase for answer files 103
Configuring answer file settings 107
Creating Autounattend.xml answer files 108
Objective summary 112
Objective review 113
Answers 114
Objective 2.1 114
Objective 2.2 115
Objective 2.3 117
Chapter 3: Implement a Zero-Touch deployment 121
Objective 3.1: Configure Configuration Manager for OSD 121
Configuring deployment packages and applications 122
Configuring task sequences 140
Managing the driver pool 148
Managing boot and deployment images 156
Objective summary 161
Objective review 162
Objective 3.2: Configure distribution points 162
Configuring unicast and multicast 163
Configuring PXE 166
Configuring deployments to distribution points and distribution point groups 168
Objective summary 180
Objective review 181
Objective 3.3: Configure MDT and Configuration Manager integration 182
Using MDT-specific task sequences 183
Creating MDT boot images 184
Creating custom task sequences by using MDT components 190
Objective summary 195
Objective review 196
Answers 197
Objective 3.1 197
Objective 3.2 198
Objective 3.3 200
Chapter 4: Create and maintain desktop images 203
Objective 4.1: Plan images 203
Considering design implications of thin, thick, and hybrid images 204
Considering design implications of WDS image types 207
Considering design implications of image format (VHD or WIM) 210
Considering design implications of creating and maintaining multiple images based on operating system or hardware platform, drivers, and operating features 211
Objective summary 213
Objective review 214
Objective 4.2: Create images 215
Preparing the operating system for capture 215
Creating capture images by using WDS 217
Capturing an image to an existing or new WIM file 218
Capturing an operating system image by using Configuration Manager 224
Objective summary 237
Objective review 237
Objective 4.3: Maintain images 238
Updating images by using DISM 239
Applying updates, drivers, settings, and files to online and offline images 241
Applying service packs to images 254
Managing embedded applications 256
Objective summary 260
Objective review 261
Answers 262
Objective 4.1 262
Objective 4.2 264
Objective 4.3 265
Chapter 5: Prepare and deploy the VDIapplication environment 267
Objective 5.1: Plan for and implement application compatibility and remediation 267
Planning for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) 268
Planning for Client Hyper-V 278
Planning for 32-bit versus 64-bit 280
Planning for application version coexistence 280
Using the Application Compatibility Toolkit 281
Deploying compatibility fixes 286
Objective summary 287
Objective review 288
Objective 5.2: Deploy Office 2013 by using MSI 289
Capabilities of MSI deployments 289
Supported deployment methods 289
Customizing deployments 291
Managing Office 2013 activation 300
Integrating Lite-Touch deployment 309
Re-arming Office 2013 319
Providing slipstream updates 320
Objective summary 322
Objective review 323
Objective 5.3: Deploy Office 2013 by using
Click-to-Run 323
Configuring licensing 324
Customizing deployment 325
Configuring updates 326
Monitoring usage by using Office Telemetry Dashboard 328
Objective summary 332
Objective review 333
Answers 334
Objective 5.1 334
Objective 5.2 335
Objective 5.3 336
Index 339
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About Brian Svidergol

Brian Svidergol specializes in Microsoft infrastructure and cloud-based solutions for Windows, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, System Center, virtualization, and the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack.
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