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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager

By : Vangel Krstevski
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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager

By: Vangel Krstevski

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Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Mastering System Center Configuration Manager
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Compliance authoring

Configuration Manager is responsible for creating, organizing, editing, and deploying compliance settings. The biggest challenge is when you have to translate business requirements into Configuration Manager items.


The organization of configuration items in configuration baselines is very important, just as in the case of organizing individual policies within Group Policy Objects. Actually, you don't need any organization. If you put all the settings in one configuration item and baseline, you are done. However, the problem is when something goes wrong and you have to troubleshoot an issue. Organize similar settings into a single configuration item; for example, put all the settings for Internet Explorer into one configuration item. For more isolation, you can create a baseline with just one configuration item.

Although this is a good practice and creates isolation, it creates a lot of configuration items and more overhead for administration. Think of the configuration...