Course description

  • What is this course about?

    The tedious practice of manual deployment of OS and applications is being replaced by mass automated deployment strategy in large networks. Complete automation of desktop infrastructure implementation throughout an enterprise environment is an easy task and it reduces manual workload as well.

    The ‘Desktop Infrastructure Implementation’ course from Simplilearn is designed to provide knowledge on the ways to rapidly implement Windows desktop infrastructure, manage applications and analyze the user’s requirements.

    This course covers key concepts of desktop deployment tools. It also provides a guide to the changes in the development models for this platform. Additionally, the course demonstrates the technologies and code required to add special features to an app. 

  • Why is the certification most sought-after?

    The certification is sought-after for the following reasons:
    • It is a globally recognized professional certification
    • Microsoft certification is valid across industries
    • Provides proficiency in implementing desktop infrastructure

  • What learning benefits do you get from Simplilearn’s training?

    By the end of Simplilearn’s training, participants will be able to understand the following techniques:
    • Assess and determine desktop deployment options and implement desktop OS on the network
    • Deploy desktop using Windows Deployment Services and Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
    • Plan and deploy OS and updates with MDT RDS infrastructure/System Center Configuration Manager
    • List the ways to migrate user settings
    • Plan and implement User State Migration and RDS infrastructure
    • Describe the network login process by virtual desktops and sessions
    • Plan and implement updates infrastructure to support enterprise desktops
    • Implement desktop security to protect from malware and data loss

  • What are the career benefits in-store for you?

    This course provides the participants with the following career benefits:
    • According to bestitcertifications.org, a Software developer with a certification of Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MSCD) can earn $53,569 – $104,163 annually.
    • This certification is recognized in IT industry.
    • This course and certification will increase your visibility in your organization.
    • This certification sets you apart from your colleagues and ensures you get recognized for your knowledge and skill.

  • Who should do this course?

    This course is designed for professionals who seek to deploy bulk desktop infrastructure instead of manual deployment. However, this course is most suited to Developers and IT Desktop Administrators.

  • Why Simplilearn?

    • Simplilearn is the World’s Largest Certification Training Provider, with over 500,000+ professionals trained globally
    • Trusted by the Fortune 500 companies as their learning provider for career growth and training
    • 2000+ certified and experienced trainers conduct trainings for various courses across the globe
    • All our Courses are designed and developed under a tried and tested Unique Learning Framework that is proven to deliver 98.6% pass rate in first attempt
    • Accredited, Approved and Recognized as a training organization, partner, education provider and examination center by globally renowned names like Project Management Institute of USA, APMG, CFA Institute, GARP, ASTQB, IIBA and others

Course preview

    • Lesson 00 - Course Overview

      04:13
      • 0.1 Course Overview
        00:19
      • 0.2 Objectives
        00:25
      • 0.3 About the Course
        00:57
      • 0.4 Value of the Course
        00:24
      • 0.5 Lessons Covered
        00:31
      • 0.6 Exam Question Types
        00:21
      • 0.7 Desktop Infrastructure Implementation Certification
        00:55
      • 0.8 Sources of Information
        00:15
      • 0.9 Conclusion
        00:06
    • Lesson 01 - Enterprise Desktop Deployments

      27:21
      • 1.1 Enterprise Desktop Deployments
        00:28
      • 1.2 Objectives
        00:24
      • 1.3 Introduction to Enterprise Desktop Deployment
        00:12
      • 1.4 Enterprise Desktop
        00:37
      • 1.5 Lifecycle of Enterprise Desktop
        01:25
      • 1.6 Components of Enterprise Desktop Deployment
        02:16
      • 1.7 Guidelines of Enterprise Desktop Deployment
        00:40
      • 1.8 Performing Basic Update and Maintenance
        00:12
      • 1.9 Designing Deployment Strategy
        00:39
      • 1.10 Key Stages of Enterprise Desktop Deployment
        00:52
      • 1.11 Need for Desktop Maintenance
        00:32
      • 1.12 Methods of Desktop Deployment
      • 1.13 Desktop Deployment Tools
        02:09
      • 1.14 Installing and Using VAMT
        00:09
      • 1.15 Installing and Using VAMT Demo 01
        05:02
      • 1.16 Create Infrastructure Readiness Outline
        00:09
      • 1.17 Hardware Readiness List
        02:06
      • 1.18 Install Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit
        00:05
      • 1.19 Install Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit Demo 02
        02:54
      • 1.20 Need to Create Hardware and Infrastructure Readiness Outline
        00:17
      • 1.21 Create an Infrastructure Readiness Outline
        00:12
      • 1.22 Create an Infrastructure Readiness Outline Demo 03
        05:02
      • 1.23 Quiz
      • 1.24 Summary
        00:51
      • 1.25 Conclusion
        00:08
    • Lesson 02 - Understanding Desktop Imaging

      55:13
      • 2.1 Understanding Desktop Imaging
        00:14
      • 2.2 Objectives
        00:21
      • 2.3 Introduction to Desktop Imaging
        00:17
      • 2.4 Need for Desktop Imaging
        01:19
      • 2.5 Desktop Images
        01:32
      • 2.6 Selection of an Image Type
        01:52
      • 2.7 Types of WIM Images Articulate
      • 2.8 Understanding Image Formats
        01:15
      • 2.9 Create Boot on VHD
        00:05
      • 2.10 Create Boot on VHD Demo 01
        04:56
      • 2.11 Creating Reference Desktop Image
        00:16
      • 2.12 Image Capturing Steps
        00:35
      • 2.13 Windows ADK
        01:01
      • 2.14 Components of Windows Imaging
        01:47
      • 2.15 Preparing Reference Computer using Sysprep
        00:05
      • 2.16 Preparing Reference Computer using Sysprep Demo 02
        26:11
      • 2.17 Introduction to WDS
        00:09
      • 2.18 Image Management with WDS
        00:26
      • 2.19 Using WDS to Create Capture Images
        00:05
      • 2.20 Using WDS to Create Capture Images Demo 03
        04:56
      • 2.21 Using Capture Image to Capture a Reference Computer
        00:06
      • 2.22 Using Capture Image to Capture a Reference Computer Demo 04
        04:56
      • 2.23 Offline Image Servicing
        00:05
      • 2.24 Offline vs. Online Image Servicing
        01:42
      • 2.25 Quiz
      • 2.26 Summary
        00:54
      • 2.27 Conclusion
        00:08
    • Lesson 03 - Understanding Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

      22:43
      • 3.1 Understanding Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
        00:12
      • 3.2 Objectives
        00:22
      • 3.3 Introduction to MDT
        00:05
      • 3.4 Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
        00:54
      • 3.5 Microsoft Solution Accelerator
        00:42
      • 3.6 Installing Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
        00:05
      • 3.7 MDT Prerequisites
        00:40
      • 3.8 MDT 2012 Deployment Share
        00:21
      • 3.9 Installing MDT and Configuring
        00:05
      • 3.10 Installing MDT and Configuring Demo 01
        02:50
      • 3.11 Configuring MDT in Standalone System
      • 3.12 Reference Operating System Image
        00:34
      • 3.13 PXE Boot Capabilities
        01:10
      • 3.14 Adding Operating System to MDT
        00:05
      • 3.15 Adding Operating System to MDT Demo 02
        01:34
      • 3.16 Adding Drivers to MDT
        00:05
      • 3.17 Adding Drivers to MDT Demo 03
        01:39
      • 3.18 Adding an Application to MDT
        00:05
      • 3.19 Adding an Application to MDT Demo 04
        01:55
      • 3.20 Performing Deployment Activities using MDT
        00:26
      • 3.21 Exporting Lite touch ISO from MDT
        00:05
      • 3.22 Exporting Lite touch ISO from MDT Demo 05
        03:06
      • 3.23 MDT Task Sequence
        00:38
      • 3.24 Creating Task Sequence
        00:05
      • 3.25 Creating Task Sequence Demo 06
        04:14
      • 3.26 Quiz
      • 3.27 Summary
        00:36
      • 3.28 Conclusion
        00:10
    • Lesson 04 - Understanding DFS and SCCM

      16:52
      • 4.1 Understanding DFS and SCCM
        00:19
      • 4.2 Objectives
        00:24
      • 4.3 Introduction to Multi-Site Management
        00:06
      • 4.4 Multi-Site Management
        00:25
      • 4.5 Multi-Site Topology—Approach
        00:35
      • 4.6 Distribution Points
        00:35
      • 4.7 Load Balancing through Distribution Points
        00:42
      • 4.8 Image Data Replication in Multi-Server Topology
        00:48
      • 4.9 Autonomous WDS Server
        00:11
      • 4.10 Replica WDS Servers
        00:48
      • 4.11 Distributed File System Replication
        00:05
      • 4.12 Installing DFSR
        00:05
      • 4.13 Installing DFSR Demo 1
        01:37
      • 4.14 Configuring Replication and Throttling
        00:05
      • 4.15 Configuring Replication and Throttling Demo 2
        06:07
      • 4.16 Using DFSR with WDS
        00:33
      • 4.17 Introduction to System Center 2012 R2
        00:11
      • 4.18 System Center 2012 R2 Suite
        00:53
      • 4.19 System Centre Configuration Manager
        00:53
      • 4.20 Functionalities of SCCM
        00:39
      • 4.21 Quiz
      • 4.22 Summary
        00:43
      • 4.23 Conclusion
        00:08
    • Lesson 05 - User State Migration

      17:55
      • 5.1 User State Migration
        00:14
      • 5.2 Objectives
        00:14
      • 5.3 Introduction to User State Migration
        00:13
      • 5.4 User State Migration
        00:33
      • 5.5 Migration Types
      • 5.6 Remote Storage
        00:34
      • 5.7 Migration Store
        00:26
      • 5.8 User State Migration Factors
        01:36
      • 5.9 Migration Plan for Non-Migrated Applications
        01:14
      • 5.10 User State Migration Tool
        00:38
      • 5.11 Planning User State Migration
        00:27
      • 5.12 Understanding User State Virtualization
        00:06
      • 5.13 User State Virtualization
        00:21
      • 5.14 Components of User State Virtualization
        01:18
      • 5.15 Creating an USMT XML File
        00:05
      • 5.16 Creating an USMT XML File Demo 01
        05:05
      • 5.17 Customizing an USMT XML File
        00:05
      • 5.18 Customizing an USMT XML File Demo 02
        02:16
      • 5.19 Restoring User State Using USMT
        00:05
      • 5.20 Restoring User State Using USMT Demo 03
        01:39
      • 5.21 Quiz
      • 5.22 Summary
        00:39
      • 5.23 Conclusion
        00:07
    • Lesson 06 - Light-Touch Deployment

      12:06
      • 6.1 Light-Touch Deployment
        00:19
      • 6.2 Objectives
        00:21
      • 6.3 Understanding Configuration Passes
        00:05
      • 6.4 Configuration Passes
      • 6.5 Introduction to Light-Touch
        00:06
      • 6.6 Lite-Touch, High-Volume Deployment
        00:49
      • 6.7 Network Load
        00:26
      • 6.8 Network Load Optimization
        00:57
      • 6.9 WDS Access Control
        00:45
      • 6.10 Restricting Image Access in WDS
        00:05
      • 6.11 Restricting Image Access in WDS Demo 1
        01:34
      • 6.12 Adding Filters
        00:22
      • 6.13 Add Filters in WDS
        00:05
      • 6.14 Add Filters in WDS Demo 2
        01:34
      • 6.15 Deployment Approaches - Unicast
        00:36
      • 6.16 Deployment Approaches - Multicast
        00:36
      • 6.17 Answer Files
        00:48
      • 6.18 Creating Answer Files
        00:05
      • 6.19 Creating Answer Files Demo 3
        01:34
      • 6.20 Quiz
      • 6.21 Summary
        00:51
      • 6.22 Conclusion
        00:08
    • Lesson 07 - Zero-Touch Deployment

      16:04
      • 7.1 Zero-Touch Deployment
        00:14
      • 7.2 Objectives
        00:18
      • 7.3 Understanding Zero-Touch Deployment
        00:06
      • 7.4 Understanding Configuration Phases
        00:33
      • 7.5 Task Sequencing - SCCM
        00:27
      • 7.6 Setup Up Zero-Touch Installation Environment
        00:45
      • 7.7 Configuring Task Sequence in SCCM
        00:05
      • 7.8 Configuring Task Sequence in SCCM Demo 1
        05:35
      • 7.9 Integrating Deployment Tools
        00:05
      • 7.10 Deployment Tools
        00:22
      • 7.11 MDT and Configuration Manager Integration
        01:01
      • 7.12 Configuration Manager for OS Deployment
        00:49
      • 7.13 Integrating SCCM and MDT
        00:05
      • 7.14 Integrating SCCM and MDT Demo 2
        01:41
      • 7.15 Optimize Network Load for Zero-Touch Deployment
        00:15
      • 7.16 Multicast Transmission with SCCM
        00:56
      • 7.17 Configure Multicast Transmission with SCCM
        00:06
      • 7.18 Configure Multicast Transmission with SCCM Demo 3
        00:52
      • 7.19 Network Load
        00:21
      • 7.20 Network Load (contd.)
      • 7.21 Network Load Optimization Tools
        00:54
      • 7.22 Quiz
      • 7.23 Summary
        00:28
      • 7.24 Conclusion
        00:06
    • Lesson 08 - Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Sessions

      17:31
      • 8.1 Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Sessions
        00:16
      • 8.2 Objectives
        00:18
      • 8.3 Understanding RDS Architecture
        00:13
      • 8.4 Remote Desktop Services
        00:55
      • 8.5 Remote Desktop Services—Component Architecture
        01:13
      • 8.6 Remote Desktop Session Host
        00:49
      • 8.7 Redirection Settings
        00:19
      • 8.8 Planning Redirection Settings
        00:34
      • 8.9 User Profiles
      • 8.10 Installing RDS
        00:05
      • 8.11 Installing RDS Demo 1
        03:08
      • 8.12 Configuring Profiles
        00:05
      • 8.13 Configuring Profiles Demo 2
        02:34
      • 8.14 Configuring Redirection
        00:05
      • 8.15 Configuring Redirection Demo 3
        00:49
      • 8.16 Manage RD Virtualization Host
        00:07
      • 8.17 Virtualization Host Infrastructure
        00:46
      • 8.18 Virtual Desktop Templates
        00:43
      • 8.19 Planning Virtual Desktop Templates
        00:44
      • 8.20 Highly Available VMs
        00:40
      • 8.21 Guest Resource Optimization
        00:06
      • 8.22 Placement Rules
        00:23
      • 8.23 Virtual Network Optimization
        01:12
      • 8.24 Storage Optimization
        00:34
      • 8.25 Quiz
      • 8.26 Summary
        00:46
      • 8.27 Conclusion
        00:07
    • Lesson 09 - Desktop Security

      21:17
      • 9.1 Desktop Security
        00:28
      • 9.2 Objectives
        00:13
      • 9.3 Understanding Desktop Security
        00:08
      • 9.4 Configure Desktop Security
        00:21
      • 9.5 Device Restriction Policies
        00:40
      • 9.6 Plan Device Restriction Policies
        00:33
      • 9.7 Advanced Auditing
        00:43
      • 9.8 User Account Control
        01:11
      • 9.9 Configure Advanced Auditing
        00:08
      • 9.10 Configure Advanced Auditing Demo 1
        01:10
      • 9.11 Implement Endpoint Protection
        00:11
      • 9.12 Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection 2012
        00:47
      • 9.13 Microsoft System Center 2012-Endpoint Protection Point
        00:26
      • 9.14 Configure Anti-Malware Protection Polices
        00:11
      • 9.15 Configure Anti-Malware Protection Polices Demo 2
        02:56
      • 9.16 Configuring Monitoring for Endpoint Protection
        00:09
      • 9.17 Configuring Monitoring for Endpoint Protection Demo 3
        01:33
      • 9.18 Understanding and Using BitLocker
        00:08
      • 9.19 Understanding BitLocker
        00:43
      • 9.20 Encrypting File System
        00:28
      • 9.21 Hardware Support for BitLocker
        00:36
      • 9.22 BitLocker in User Authentication Mode and USB Key Mode
      • 9.23 Encrypting Data Using BitLocker
        00:05
      • 9.24 Encrypting Data Using BitLocker Demo 4
        02:58
      • 9.25 File Encryption Using EFS
        00:08
      • 9.26 Understanding EFS
        00:32
      • 9.27 Create an EFS Folder
        00:05
      • 9.28 Create an EFS Folder Demo 5
        02:59
      • 9.29 Quiz
      • 9.30 Summary
        00:41
      • 9.31 Conclusion
        00:06
    • Lesson 10 - Desktop Infrastructure

      17:58
      • 10.1 Desktop Infrastructure
        00:21
      • 10.2 Objectives
        00:23
      • 10.3 Manage Windows Update Infrastructure
        00:18
      • 10.4 Windows Updates with WSUS
        00:33
      • 10.5 VM Manager Integration
        00:52
      • 10.6 Benefits of Integrating WSUS and SCCM
        01:06
      • 10.7 Configuring Software Update Role in SCCM
        00:05
      • 10.8 Configuring Software Update Role in SCCM Demo 01
        01:47
      • 10.9 Creating Update Packages
        00:05
      • 10.10 Creating Update Packages Demo 02
        01:23
      • 10.11 Windows Intune
        00:46
      • 10.12 Monitor Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
        00:08
      • 10.13 RDS Servers
      • 10.14 VM Guests
        00:48
      • 10.15 Health Monitor
        01:24
      • 10.16 Capacity Analysis
        00:54
      • 10.17 Setting Up RDS Monitoring
        00:05
      • 10.18 Setting Up RDS Monitoring Demo 03
        01:23
      • 10.19 Manage Virtual Desktop Collections
        00:05
      • 10.20 Personal Virtual Desktop Collections
        00:53
      • 10.21 Pooled Virtual Desktop Collections
        01:07
      • 10.22 Unmanaged Collections
        00:38
      • 10.23 Managed Collections
        01:05
      • 10.24 Remote Desktop Session Host Collections
        00:46
      • 10.25 Quiz
      • 10.26 Summary
        00:54
      • 10.27 Thank you
        00:09
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Exam & certification

  • How do I become Certified in Microsoft® 70-415: Desktop Infrastructure Implementation?

    Aspirants can become certified professionals in Microsoft® 70-415: Desktop Infrastructure Implementation, by following the below processes:
    • Step 1: Visit Microsoft official website after completing the training
    • Step 2: Register for Exam 70-415, and schedule it with Pearson VUE
    • Step 3: Take the exam and get certified

  • What are the prerequisites for the certification?

    The course requires the following prerequisites:
    • Basic knowledge of Windows Server Systems
    • Knowledge of implementing basic services such as DNS or DHCP

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    Once the online payment is done, you will automatically receive payment receipt, via email.

  • What will I get along with this training?

    In this training, you will have access to online e-learning and practice tests.

  • Do you provide money back guarantee for the training programs?

    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. You can refer to the Refund Policy and raise refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

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    Yes! We offer course completion certificate after you successfully complete the training program.

  • Is exam fee included in the course fee?

    No! Exam fee is not included in this course. Participants can pay the exam fee while applying for the exam.

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    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.