We are pleased to announce the release of MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-686): Windows® 7 Desktop Administrator to the printer. This training kit will be available soon, in the meantime here are the Contents at a Glance and an excerpt from the Introduction.
Contents at a Glance
Chapter 1 Preparing to Deploy Windows
Chapter 2 Designing a Client Life Cycle
Chapter 3 Creating and Managing System Images
Chapter 4 Configuring Clients
Chapter 5 Configuring Security and Internet Explorer
Chapter 6 Designing a Windows 7 Client Deployment Strategy
Chapter 7 Designing Lite-Touch and Zero-Touch Deployments
Chapter 8 Planning a Windows 7 Client Update Strategy
Chapter 9 Deploying Applications
Chapter 10 Using Application Deployment Tools
Chapter 11 Troubleshooting Internet Explorer and Group Policy Issues
Chapter 12 Troubleshooting Networking and Authentication-Authorization Issues
About the Authors
This training kit is designed for Windows desktop administrators who want to update their
current certification credentials to reflect their experience with Windows 7. As a desktop
administrator, you have at least three years of experience installing, configuring, and administering
clients in a medium to very large Windows network environment. You are likely responsible
for deploying operating systems and applications, and should be familiar with the client administration
capabilities of Windows Server 2008 R2 and the System Center suite of products. The
Preparation Guide for Exam 70-686 is available at http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/exam.aspx?id=70-686.
By using this training kit, you will learn how to do the following:
– Plan and manage a client life cycle strategy.
– Design a standard image.
– Design client configurations.
– Design a Windows 7 client deployment.
– Design application packages for deployment.
– Identify and resolve deployment and client configuration issues.
Refer to the objective mapping page in the front of this book to see where in the book
each exam objective is covered.