Since Microsoft introduced System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, it has released two sets of important changes and improvements: Service Pack 1 and R2. This comprehensive reference and technical guide focuses specifically on those enhancements. It offers 300+ pages of all-new "in the trenches"
Since Microsoft introduced System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, it has released two sets of important changes and improvements: Service Pack 1 and R2. This comprehensive reference and technical guide focuses specifically on those enhancements. It offers 300+ pages of all-new "in the trenches" guidance for applying Configuration Manager 2012's newest features to improve user and IT productivity across all corporate, consumer, and mobile devices. An authoring team of world-class System Center consultants thoroughly cover System Center integration with Microsoft Intune and its mobile device management capabilities. They fully address Microsoft's increased support for cross-platform devices, enhanced profiles, changes to application management, operating system deployment, as well as improvements to performance, security, usability, and mobile device management. The essential follow-up to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Unleashed, this new supplement joins Sams' market-leading series of books on Microsoft System Center. * Use ConfigMgr 2012 R2 with Windows Intune to deliver people-centric management to any user, any device, anywhere * Simplify BYOD registration and enrollment, and enable consistent access to corporate resources * Integrate new mobile device management capabilities into the Configuration Manager console without service packs, hot fixes, or major releases * Provision authentication certificates for managed devices via certificate profiles * Automate repetitive software- and device-related tasks with PowerShell cmdlets * Centrally control roaming profiles, certificates, Wi-Fi profiles, and VPN configuration * Configure User Data and Profiles to manage folder redirection, offline files/folders, and roaming profiles for Windows 8.x users * Enable users to access data in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environments * Manage devices running OS X, UNIX, Linux, Windows Phone 8, WinRT, iOS, and Android * Understand the new cross-platform agent introduced in ConfigMgr 2012 R2 * Automate Windows setup with OSD * Prepare for, configure, install, and verify successful installation of the Windows Intune connector role * Respond to emerging challenges in mobile device management