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Event Review: Managing Windows Systems For Mid-Size Organizations (Session ITPROSRV-304)

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Session Outline

In this session, we will explore how to configure, monitor, and resolve System Center Operations Manager alerts. Finally, we will look at reporting in the Operations Console and also explore the Service-Level Dashboard.

Session Agenda

  • Windows Essential Business Server Software Suite
  • Microsoft System Center Essentials 2007
  • Automating Management Tasks with the Management Server

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Demo: Setting Up Windows Essential Business Server

In this demonstration, we will start to install and configure Windows Essential Server 2008. We'll begin with the Preparation and Planning Wizards and then walk through the configuration steps in the Management Server Installation Wizard.  
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Demo: Completing Windows Essential Business Server Configuration

For this demonstration, we've completed the Installation Wizards for the Security and Messaging Servers. We'll continue the configuration process by running the configuration and migration tasks in the Administration Console.  
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Demo: Automating Software Updates

In this demonstration, we will configure System Center Essentials to inventory the software installed on the clients and servers in the network. We'll run a report to determine if updates are needed on those computers and apply the updates as necessary.  
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Demo: Automating Software Deployment

In this demonstration, we'll explore the software deployment features of System Center Essentials 2007 by packaging and deploying the 2007 Microsoft Office system applications to the client computers.  
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Demo: Enabling Proactive Management

In this demonstration, we'll explore some of the tools provided with Windows Essential Business Server and System Center Essentials 2007 that provide the ability to proactively manage your network and the devices on the network.  
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