Learn about the setup of our SCCM infrastructure prior to making any changes, which will help you understand the changes about to be made in upcoming videos.
- [Instructor] Lets take a look at our system center configuration manager network prior to getting into the configuration manager console. In the top left, we have our SCCM server, which is our system center configuration manager server, including the database, as well as the configuration manager console. In the top center, we have our domain controller, which is required for SCCM to work properly. It has to be a member of the domain. In the top right, we have our app server one, which is going to be a distribution point server to distribute software to our computers below.
The bottom computers include client one and client two, which are Windows 10 clients. It also includes our file server one. All three of these computers will be joined into our domain, and then joined into our configuration manager setup to be controlled by system center configuration manager. The system center suite is a Microsoft product made up of many individual programs that work together. They include virtual machine manager, operations manager, data protection manager, configuration manager, and more.
We're going to focus on system center configuration manager. SCCM allows us to do many things, such as updating both Microsoft and third-party programs, as well as push out applications and updates as needed. We're also gonna focus on the setup and configuration of SCCM in this course. By the end of this course, you should be able to set up SCCM after a fresh installation, do reporting on your configured servers and clients, and take control of their operating systems.
System center configuration manager is a tool from Microsoft that helps us configure and control the computers in our network. Administrators use this tool to serve their clients through application, delivery and control.
Note: Existing knowledge of Windows Servers and basic networking is recommended prior to watching this course.
- Creating device and user collections
- Configuring maintenance windows
- Configuring resource discovery
- Distributing content
- Creating queries and reports
- Deploying operating systems
- Maintaining the management infrastructure