PacktLib: Microsoft Windows Intune 2.0: Quickstart Administration

Microsoft Windows Intune 2.0: Quickstart Administration

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Overview of Cloud Computing

Centralized solution, management, and upgrades

Different levels of cloud computing

Challenges of cloud computing

Bringing all this together for Windows Intune

Summary

Introduction to PC Management Concepts

Continuous cycle of PC Management

Definition of IT management goals

Using policies for configuration and deployment

Reactive response to problems

Reporting on IT management

Summary

Overview of Windows Intune Features

Why use Windows Intune

Windows Intune solution architecture

Windows Intune feature set

Summary

Signing Up for Windows Intune and Installing the Client Software

Preparing for Windows Intune

Signing up to Windows Intune

Installing Windows Intune onto a client PC

Enabling others to manage your PC estate with Windows Intune

Summary

Configuring Windows Intune

Adding additional administrators to Windows Intune

Configuring computer groups

Configuring Windows Intune alerts

License management

Summary

Configuring Management Policy

Policy management

Update management

Summary

Software Deployment

Preparing an application for uploading

Uploading an application

Deploying a package

Managing Non-Microsoft Updates

Removing a package

Summary

Tracking and Reporting

Reporting basics

Update reports

Tracking software usage

Tracking hardware

License management

Alerts reporting

Custom reports

Reporting on overall PC management achievements

Summary

Monitoring and Responding to Windows Intune Alerts

General Windows Intune alerts

Malware alerts

Remote Assistance alerts

Summary

Resolve Problems Using Microsoft DaRT

Downloading MDOP

Installing DaRT

Building a DaRT CD

Using DaRT to resolve issues

Summary

Deploying Windows 7 Enterprise Edition

Downloading Windows 7 Enterprise Edition

Checking pre-requisites for Windows 7

Backing up settings for migration

Installing Windows 7 Enterprise Edition

Restoring user settings and installing applications

Updating Windows Intune

Considering tools for scale deployment of Windows 7

Summary

Integration with Existing Microsoft Products

Typical computing scenarios

Office 365 and on-premise SharePoint and Exchange

System Center

On-premise Windows Server

Windows Small Business Server

Windows Home Server

On-premise versus cloud solutions summary

Mixing on-premise and cloud solutions

Anti-malware products

Summary