3120_ZENworks Configuration Management Administration

The purpose of this course is to teach students Novell ZENworks 11 SP3 Configuration Management basic administrative skills to resolve help desk issues and perform routine administrative tasks. In this course, students learn the concepts, components, and processes of ZENworks Configuration Management (ZCM) that are required core knowledge for anyone who plans to administer ZCM or any integrated or related ZENworks products.

Students are provided a lab environment to build their administrative knowledge by performing "real-world" tasks through a variety of exercises related to discovering devices, deploying the ZENworks Adaptive Agent and software bundles, enforcing device configurations with policies, deploying software with bundles, managing devices remotely, collecting inventory/event data and generating reports, and deploying images to devices.


Pre-requisites
A basic understanding of networks and networking (such as the knowledge required for the CompTIA Network+ certification) is recommended.

What will you get out of this training?

The following are key learning objectives for the course:
  1. Describe Novell ZENworks Configuration Management
  2. Use the ZENworks Control Center (ZCC)
  3. Describe User Sources and Discover Devices
  4. Deploy the ZENworks Adaptive Agent
  5. Deploy Software with ZCM Bundles
  6. Enforce Device Configurations with Policies
  7. Manage Location Awareness
  8. Manage Devices Remotely
  9. Manage Asset Inventory
  10. View ZENworks Audit Events
  11. Generate Predefined Reports with ZENworks Reporting
  12. Image Computers with ZENworks Configuration Management


Certification
This course helps prepare you for the 'Certified Novell ZENworks Administrator' (CZNA 11) certification exam (#050-731).
CZNA Certification Path: Certified Novell ZENworks Administrator

Course Content
1. Describe Novell ZENworks Configuration Management
Describe the Novell ZENworks Suite
Describe Novell ZENworks Configuration Management (ZCM)
Describe the ZCM System Components
Describe the ZENworks Device Requirements

2. Use the ZENworks Control Center (ZCC)
What Is the ZENworks Control Center (ZCC)?
Describe the ZENworks Control Center Requirements
Access the ZENworks Control Center
Navigate the ZENworks Control Center
Describe the ZCC Management Pages
Bookmark ZCC Locations
Naming Objects in ZCC
Getting Help in ZCC
EXERCISE 2-1: Explore the ZENworks Control Center

3. Describe User Sources and Discover Devices
User Sources Overview
Describe How User Sources Work
EXERCISE 3-1: Explore the User Source Configuration and Add an Administrator
Device Discovery Overview
Configure IP Address Discovery
Describe LDAP and CSV File Discovery Methods
EXERCISE 3-2: Implement Device Discovery Using IP Addresses

4. Deploy the ZENworks Adaptive Agent
ZENworks Adaptive Agent Overview
Configure the Adaptive Agent Settings
Describe Device Registration
Configure Registration Rules and Keys
EXERCISE 4-1: Configure and Use Registration Rules and Keys
Deploy the Agent Using a Deployment Task
EXERCISE 4-2: Deploy the Adaptive Agent Using a Registration Key and Custom Deployment Package
Manually Deploy the Agent
Access the ZENworks Adaptive Agent
EXERCISE 4-3: Review Zone Settings for Agent Behavior and Manually Install the Adaptive Agent

5. Deploy Software with ZCM Bundles
Describe Bundling Concepts
Describe ZENworks Software Packaging Tools
Manage Bundles Folders
Create a Windows Bundle
View Bundle Information
Manage Actions and Action Sets
Access Bundles on a Managed Device
EXERCISE 5-1: Distribute Files Using Bundles
Manage Bundles
EXERCISE 5-2: Distribute Windows Bundles and Utilize Change Management
Manage Bundle Requirements and Filters
EXERCISE 5-3: Create a Windows Bundle to Distribute an MSI Application

6. Enforce Device Configurations with Policies
Describe Policies
Create Policy Folders
Create a Windows Configuration
EXERCISE 6-1: Configure Policy Management

7. Manage Location Awareness
Location Awareness Overview
Manage Network Environments
Manage Locations
Closest Server Rule Overview
Configure Default Closest Server Rule
EXERCISE 7-1: Implement Location Awareness
EXERCISE 7-2: Use Locations as a System Requirement for a Bundle
EXERCISE 7-3: Troubleshoot Bundle and Policy Issues

8. Manage Devices Remotely
Describe ZENworks Remote Management
Set Up Remote Management for Windows Devices
Start a Remote Management Session
Manage Remote Sessions
Secure a Remote Session
EXERCISE 8-1: Configure and Use Remote Management
EXERCISE 8-2: Troubleshoot Bundle and Policy Issues Using Remote Management

9. Manage Asset Inventory
Asset Inventory Overview
Scan Managed Devices
Scan Inventory-Only Devices
Run Standard Inventory Reports from ZCC
EXERCISE 9-1: Configure Inventory Data Collection

10. View ZENworks Audit Events
Describe ZENworks Audit
Describe Event Types
Enable Audit Events
View Audit Events
EXERCISE 10-1: View ZENworks Audit Events

11. Generate Predefined Reports with ZENworks Reporting
Describe ZENworks Reporting
Generate Predefined Reports
EXERCISE 11-1: Generate Predefined Reports with ZENworks Reporting

12. Image Computers with ZENworks Configuration Management
Describe ZENworks Imaging Supported Items
Describe Preboot Services and Imaging
Set Up Preboot Services and Imaging
Configure and Use Imaging
EXERCISE 12-1: Create and Deploy Images with ZENworks Configuration Management

Details

Event Date 13 Nov 2017
Event End Date 17 Nov 2017
Individual Price CHF3,950.00
Location ID Integrated Data SA Training Center
We are no longer accepting registration for this date, you may try choosing other dates, if available for this event.
CHF3,950.00

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