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Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

By : Marius Sandbu
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Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

By: Marius Sandbu

Overview of this book

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.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

About the Reviewers

Dragos Madarasan is a Support Engineer for one of the fastest growing companies in Eastern Europe. After previous stints as a freelance IT Consultant and working for a Fortune 500 company, he now enjoys tackling complex scenarios and using his knowledge to bridge the space between IT and business needs.

Dragos publishes interesting cases on his personal blog and whenever time permits enjoys taking part in the ITSpark community as a Technical Writer and Speaker.

When not in front of a laptop, Dragos enjoys running and reading books on his Kindle.

Marius A. Skovli is a senior systems engineer at the consultant company Eniotec. It is a Microsoft partner specializing in delivering System Center and Windows Server solutions. He has worked with System Management since Microsoft System Management Server (SMS) 2003 and has focused on SMS and the latest version, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), ever since. Marius has extensive experience and knowledge of enterprise environments with high security demands, both private and governmental.

In addition to vast experience with SMS and SCCM solutions, he is also a certified MCP (SMS 2003), MCTS (SCCM 2007 / SCCM 2012), MCITP (enterprise administrator), and MCSE (private cloud).

Marius is the co-founder of Eniotec. His role is to help customers design, implement, and maintain their Configuration Manager environments. He also speaks at events and contributes on forums. In his spare time, he blogs and tweets about Microsoft System Center.