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Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Nicolai Henriksen
Book Image

Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Nicolai Henriksen

Overview of this book

System Center Configuration Manager is now used by over 70% of all the business in the world today and many have taken advantage engaging the System Center Endpoint Protection within that great product. Through this book, you will gain knowledge about System Center Endpoint Protection, and see how to work with it from System Center Configuration Manager from an objective perspective. We’ll show you several tips, tricks, and recipes to not only help you understand and resolve your daily challenges, but hopefully enhance the security level of your business. Different scenarios will be covered, such as planning and setting up Endpoint Protection, daily operations and maintenance tips, configuring Endpoint Protection for different servers and applications, as well as workstation computers. You’ll also see how to deal with malware and infected systems that are discovered. You’ll find out how perform OS deployment, Bitlocker, and Applocker, and discover what to do if there is an attack or outbreak. You’ll find out how to ensure good control and reporting, and great defense against threats and malware software. You’ll see the huge benefits when dealing with application deployments, and get to grips with OS deployments, software updates, and disk encryption such as Bitlocker. By the end, you will be fully aware of the benefits of the System Center 2016 Endpoint Protection anti-malware product, ready to ensure your business is watertight against any threat you could face.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook Second Edition
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Provisioning the Endpoint Protection client in a disk image in Configuration Manager

The Endpoint Protection client can be pre-installed on a computer that you want to use as a reference computer for the Configuration Manager operating system deployment. You can then deploy this disk image which also contains software packages, including Endpoint Protection client to your client computers or for setting up new computers.

What purpose or benefit could there be in provisioning the Endpoint Protection client in the disk image?

It will save some time during massive operating system deployments. On the other hand, on a daily basis you will need to maintain and update your Disk Image more often to ensure you have the latest Endpoint Protection client.

Getting ready

You need to have SCCM with the Software Update role and the Endpoint Protection role setup and fully configured.

You need access to the scepinstall.exe that can be found in the Configuration Manager Client folder.

Ensure that the Endpoint...