Deploying Windows 10

Learn how to plan and perform a successful Windows 10 deployment

Windows 10 is set to become the standard operating system for organisations and businesses. With new operating systems come new tools for deployment.  In addition to our Installing and Configuring Windows 10 course, this course will teach you technologies and concepts of Windows deployment.  Using the in technologies within Windows Server 2012, making your life more efficient and easier.

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2 Days
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Purpose of this course

This course will allow delegates to deploy Windows with Microsoft’s technologies that are included in Windows Server 2012 R2, and/or the freely downloadable additional tools. Additionally the course assess the benefits of using System Center Configuration Manager 2012 (SCCM) to manage deployments.

Who is this course for

Administrators and support personnel who will be deploying Windows 10,  using Microsoft’s deployment technologies on real hardware.

You will learn how to
  • Install and Configure Windows 10 operating systems using unattended files
  • Capture and Configure images
  • Use deployment media and network boot to start installations
  • Create a Windows Image Customization
  • Use the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Managing User Profiles and User State Virtualization
Benefits for your organisation

If your organisation is going to stay up to date with Windows 10 deployments, it can benefit from training on the Microsoft free deployment technologies that are included in Windows Server. Automating the deployment of Windows  is an involved and skilled task. Don't let your deployment team waste time finding out the hard way, a few days training can save days of guess work.

Benefits for you as an individual

You will gain essential knowledge and understanding of the concepts and the technologies to deploy Windows. You will receive hands on skills and experience deploying systems in practical labs. This will give you confidence and save time in the workplace.

Deployments Overview
  • Sysprep
  • Windows Image File Format (WIM Files)
  • Windows Pre-Installation Environment (Win-PE)
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
  • Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK)
  • ImageX
  • Diskpart
  • Answer Files
  • Windows System Image Manager (Windows SIM)
  • Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
  • Automated Deployment Strategies
  • Licensing Windows
Windows System Image Manager
  • Using Answer Files with WSIM
  • Installing the System Manager
  • Configuration Passes
  • Using System Image Manager to Create Answer Files
Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (ICD)
  • ICD Overview
  • Create a Provisioning Package in ICD
  • Deploy and Image with ICD
  • Imaging Overview
  • Image X
Microsoft Deployment Tool Kit (MDT)
  • Introducing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Setting up the Deployment Share
  • Using MDT to Capture and Image
  • Deployment Share and Capture an Image
  • Deploying Images with MDT
Deployment Image Service and Management (DISM)
  • DISM Overview
  • Editing images with DISM
Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
  • WDS Overview
  • Installing WDS
  • Adding Images to the Server
  • Configuring WDS Image Deployments
  • Deploying images
  • Further Configurations in WDS
Managing User Profiles and User State Virtualization
  • Implementing User State Virtualization by Using Group Policy
  • Configuring UE-V
  • Managing User State Migration
System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Automated Deployments
  • What is System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)?
  • What SCCM Adds to Automated Deployments
  • Steps for Using SCCM to Deploy Operating Systems

Delegates should have good familiarity with Windows clients and servers and networking in an organisation's IT environment. Familiarity with deployment techniques such as imaging is useful.

About the Lead Trainer

Hamish has been training IT systems for many years and has seen MS Windows develop through all of its various versions. He can even remember some of the earlier ones! Whilst Hamish is not training for Quanta you will find him in a field somewhere, surrounded by members of the Scouts camping, climbing or playing with fire or during the run up to Christmas you will find him acting as Rudolph whilst pulling Santa on his Sleigh for the local Lions Club collecting for many local charities.