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Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

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Marius Sandbu

Deploy a scalable solution by ensuring high availability and disaster recovery using Configuration Manager with this book and ebook.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782176763
Paperback146 pages

About This Book

  • Deploy highly available Configuration Manager sites and roles
  • Backup, restore, and copy Configuration Manager to other sites
  • Get to grips with performance tuning and best practices for Configuration Manager sites

Who This Book Is For

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager is for IT professionals and consultants working with Configuration Manager who wish to learn the skills to deploy a redundant and scalable solution.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Planning for High Availability with Configuration Manager
Planning
Database planning
Network flow
New in Service Pack 1
Summary
Chapter 2: Configuring Roles for High Availability
Site Server
Distribution point
Client
Sample site designs
Summary
Chapter 3: Deploy Highly Available Backend Services
Active Directory
DNS
SQL Server
Active Directory Certificate Services
Summary
Chapter 4: Backup and Recovery
Backing up the site server
Backing up content
Restoring a secondary site server
Summary
Chapter 5: Performance Tuning
Servers
Endpoint Protection
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Discover the different availability options for Windows roles
  • Set up backup and recovery options with Configuration Manager
  • Understand the planning for high availability hardware and SQL layouts
  • Set up high availability AD, ADCS, DNS, DHCP, and SQL server
  • Set up high availability Configuration Manager roles
  • Create sample design scenarios
  • Identify bottlenecks within Windows Server

In Detail

Microsoft Configuration Manager is both extensive and complex, and for many, it is the primary tool for Enterprise management. With each new release, Configuration Manager continually proves itself to be the ultimate solution for managing both clients and mobile devices.

This book covers in detailed and easy-to-understand steps how to set up highly available Configuration Manager roles and backend services such as SQL, DNS, and AD. You will learn how to plan for high availability, what kind of roles there are, and how they scale.

The book starts by examining what needs to be taken into account when planning for high availability before moving on to focus on the different roles and how they can be set up. The book will also go through different scenarios as well as various backup and recovery procedures. You will learn how to identify bottlenecks within the different components and create sample design scenarios for high availability on Configuration Manager. The book will also look at the different high availability options and how to deploy them.

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