What Virtual Labs, Labcasts, and Webcasts are there to help you with Preparing for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Exam (70-401)

Based on the Microsoft Skills Measured web page for 70-401, here is a list of items that can help you with your studying for the exam.

 

Deploying a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM) Server (9 percent)

· Set up and configure an Active Directory schema.

· Migrate from an SMS 2003 hierarchy to SCCM 2007.

· Configure an SCCM hierarchy.

· Set up and configure security accounts.

TechNet Virtual Lab: Deploying System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007

TechNet Virtual Lab: Upgrading SMS 2003 SP2 to System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007

TechNet Virtual Lab: Upgrading from Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 to System Center Configuration Manager 2007

TechNet Virtual Lab: Introduction to System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007

TechNet Virtual Lab: Introduction to System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007

How to Extend the Active Directory Schema for SMS 2003

Screencast (Part 2 of 4): Master Your Environment with System Center Configuration Manager 2007

 

Configuring an SCCM Infrastructure (19 percent)

· Configure client agents.

· Configure site boundaries.

· Configure core site system roles.

· Configure discovery methods.

· Configure client installation.

· Configure SCCM infrastructure for Internet-based client management.

TechNet Virtual Lab: Deploying System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007

TechNet Virtual Lab: Configuring Configuration Manager 2007 Security including PKI

 

Managing Resources (14 percent)

· Build an SCCM collection by using queries.

· Meter software usage.

· Manage assets.

· Manage inventory flow.

· Manage client agents.

TechNet Virtual Lab: Generating Asset Intelligence Data with Configuration Manager 2007

Configuration Manager 2007: Collections

How to create a Query and Modify (SMS 2003)

How to Create Collections based on Active Directory Groups (SMS 2003)

 

Distributing Applications (17 percent)

· Manage packages.

· Manage programs.

· Manage advertisements.

· Schedule distribution.

· Track success and failure rates for distribution.

· Manage distribution points.

TechNet Virtual Lab: Implementing Branch Distribution Points in System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007

TechNet Virtual Lab: Implementing Maintenance Windows for Software Distribution in System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007

Step by Step: Creating Packages, Collections & Advertisements (SMS 2003)

 

Deploying Operating Systems (13 percent)

· Capture a reference computer image.

· Manage task sequences.

· Configure site system roles related to deploying operating systems.

· Deploy operating system packages.

· Customize user state migration.

· Deliver applications.

Zero Touch Vista deployments in Belfast

SCCM2007 and Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Setup and Config

TechNet Webcast: Automated Windows Server 2008 Imaging and Deployment Using the Microsoft Deployment Accelerator (Level 300)

 

Securing a Network Infrastructure (13 percent)

· Configure Network Access Protection (NAP).

· Maintain NAP.

· Migrate from Inventory Tool for Microsoft Update (ITMU) to Windows Software Update Services (WSUS).

· Deploy software updates.

· Manage vulnerability compliance.

TechNet Virtual Lab: Managing Custom Application Updates using Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007

TechNet Virtual Lab: Managing Microsoft Updates with System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007

Introduction to Network Access Protection” white paper Webcast updated

Network Access Protection Part 2

Network Access Protection with 802.1x (Part 1)

 

Managing and Maintaining an SCCM Infrastructure (15 percent)

· Manage system health.

· Configure automatic maintenance tasks.

· Create custom reports.

· Maintain clients.

· Manage systems by using configuration management.

· Manage Wake on LAN.

TechNet Virtual Lab: Determining Client Health in Configuration Manager 2007 R2

TechNet Labcast On-Demand: Security Compliance Management Toolkit – Configure the Desired Configuration Management (DCM) feature

TechNet Labcast On-Demand: Security Compliance Management Toolkit – Use the Built-in and Customized Reporting Capabilities of Configuration Manager

TechNet Virtual Lab: Implementing Desired Configuration Management in System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007

 

Other Labs

TechNet Virtual Lab: Integrating Application Virtualization into Configuration Manager 2007 R2

TechNet Virtual Lab: Integrating SQL Server Reporting Services into Configuration Manager 2007 R2

TechNet Virtual Lab: Upgrading System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to Service Pack 1

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