Symantec Client Management Suite 7.6: Implementation

Symantec Client Management Suite 7.6: Implementation Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

The Symantec Client Management Suite 7.6 Implementation course is designed for professionals tasked with implementing Symantec Client Management Suite (CMS) in their organizations. This course teaches students theory and concepts, and provides technical know-how on implementing Client Management Suite. This course teaches students the underlying components and concepts of the Symantec Management Platform along with the Symantec Management Console that is used by CMS to perform its management functions. Students learn how to install and configure the Symantec Management Agent on computers, including the various solution plug-ins. Students also learn the concepts of organizational views and groups, targets and filters and how to apply them. Students will also learn how to configure policies, tasks and jobs, security, hierarchy and replication, and troubleshooting Client Management Suite.

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Apr 23, 2018 – Apr 27, 2018
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this Symantec Client Management Suite 7.6: Implementation Course

  • » This course is designed for the professional tasked with implementing, designing, architecting, installing, and configuring Symantec Client Management Suite (CMS) to manage the software and hardware in their company.

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Course Prerequisites for Symantec Client Management Suite 7.6: Implementation

  • » You must also have a basic understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (8.1, 2008, and 2012) operating systems and optionally Linux and Mac operating systems.

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Symantec Client Management Suite 7.6: Implementation Course Objectives

  • » Identify the types of information you need to collect to help determine what type of CMS configuration to implement
  • » Install Client Management Suite
  • » Discover and import computer and user resources that you want to manage
  • » Deploy the Symantec Management Agent and plug-ins
  • » Create Organizational Views and Groups and assign resources to them
  • » Create and configure policies, tasks, and jobs and assign them to targets
  • » Troubleshoot common problems with installation and managing of Client Management Suite
  • » Creating reports and installing and configuring IT Analytics

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Symantec Client Management Suite 7.6: Implementation Course Outline

      1. Course Introduction
        1. Course objectives
        2. Course overview
        3. Lab environment introduction
      2. Understanding the Symantec Management Platform
        1. Introducing the Symantec Management Platform
        2. Symantec management Platform components used by
      3. Client Management Suite
        1. Symantec Management Platform concepts
        2. How Client Management Suite works
      4. Architecture of Client Management Suite
        1. Understanding Architecture
        2. Hardware Recommendations
      5. Installing and configuring Client Management Suite
        1. Installing and using the Symantec Installation Manager
        2. Installing the Notification Server, suite and solution software
      6. The Symantec Management Console
        1. Accessing the Symantec Management Console
        2. Getting to know the Symantec Management Console
        3. Configuring the Notification Server after installation
        4. Getting to know the ITMS Management views
      7. Discovering resources
        1. Introducing resource discovery methods
        2. Importing resources from Microsoft Active Directory
        3. Discovering computers using domain resource discovery
        4. Discovering network resources using Network Discovery
      8. Creating and Managing Organizational Views and Groups
        1. Learning about organizational views and groups
        2. Creating custom organizational views and groups
        3. Managing organizational views and groups
      9. Installing and Configuring the Agents and Plug-ins
        1. Managing computers with the Symantec
      10. Management Agent
        1. Installing the Symantec Management Agent
        2. Verifying the Symantec Management Agent installation
        3. Configuring the Symantec Management Agent settings
        4. Introducing solution plug-ins for the Symantec
      11. Management Agent
        1. Upgrading Client Management Suite
        2. Introducing agent, Notification Server and site server communications
        3. Introducing Notification Server event queues
      12. Resource Filters
        1. Introducing resource filters
        2. Managing and working with existing filters
        3. Creating and modifying filters
      13. Filters and Targets
        1. Introducing targets
        2. Working with targets in the computer management view
      14. Policies
        1. Getting to know policies
        2. Understanding user-based policies
        3. Understanding how the Symantec Management
      15. Agent receives policies
        1. Configuring automation policies
        2. Managing shared schedules
      16. Creating and Managing Tasks and Jobs
        1. Overview of task management
        2. Creating and scheduling tasks and jobs
        3. Task management communication and processing
      17. Security
        1. Learning about security
        2. Managing user accounts, security roles, and privileges
        3. Managing permissions
      18. Reporting
        1. Introducing reports
        2. Using and creating classic reports
        3. Configuring and using IT Analytics
      19. Site Management
        1. Introducing site management
        2. Managing sites, subnets and site servers
        3. Reviewing site server plug-ins to the Symantec
      20. Management Agent
        1. Configuring site services
      21. Cloud-enabled Management (CeM)
        1. Introducing Cloud-enabled Management (CeM)
        2. Understanding the cloud-enabled agent
        3. Preparing the Notification Server and agents for CeM
        4. Configuring site management for CeM
        5. Installing and Configuring the SMP Internet Gateway and configuring a CeM
      22. Settings policy
        1. Configuring the SMP Internet Gateway with the SMP IG
      23. Manager
        1. Configuring the CeM Settings policy
        2. Creating a cloud-enabled agent installation package
        3. Installing a cloud-enabled agent from a package
      24. Replication
        1. Understanding replication
        2. Setting up and configuring replication
        3. Running replication
      25. Hierarchy
        1. Understanding hierarchy
        2. Setting up a Notification Server hierarchy
        3. Configuring hierarchy replication
        4. Changing the hierarchy topology

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