Implementing WaaS in the Enterprise

After completion of this course you will have a solid understanding of how to keep Windows 10 updated in your organization using Configuration Manager Current Branch.

Description

Windows as a Service offers a new way to build, deploy and service Windows workstations.  This process has been so daunting for businesses that Microsoft has had to repeatedly extend support of older builds of Windows 10.  This training aims to show you how to keep Windows upgraded based on our real-world experiences with Windows 10 and Configuration Manager.

We will walk you through each step; some areas will seem light and easy while others will be quite deep and complex.

At Course Completion:

  • Understand how to create PowerShell based front-end for Windows 10 In-place upgrades using Visual Studio
  • Understand how to assess workstations before the Windows 10 In-place upgrade using various methods
  • Understand how to write scripts for Task Sequences
  • Understand how to use Task Sequences in Configuration for Windows 10 In-place upgrades
  • Understand how to convert from legacy BIOS to UEFI using Microsoft tools
  • Understand how to update and configure BIOS settings during the Windows 10 In-place upgrade
  • Understand how to troubleshoot Windows 10 In-place upgrade issues
  • Understand how to upgrade from Windows 7 and Windows 10 to newer version of Windows 10

We will cover

  • Planning
  • Pre-assessment
  • Building the tools and scripts for the upgrade
  • Setting everything up in Configuration Manager
  • Proof of Concept POC and Pilot the Upgrade
  • Ready for Production deployment

Requirements

  • Experience with Windows Server 2016
  • Good understanding of Active Directory
  • Good understanding of Configuration Manager Current Branch

Target audience

  • System administrators / desktop architects who are responsible of implementing Windows 10 as a service

Content

  • Introduction to Windows as a Service
    • SAC, SAC-T, LTSC
    • What we have seen and learnt past 3 years
  • Windows as a Service challenges and how to overcome these
  • Workstation pre-assessment
    • Device Health
    • Upgrade Readiness
    • Compatibility scan against Windows 10 installation media
    • Upgrade Readiness integration with Configuration Manager
  • Windows 10 In-place upgrade scenarios
    • Upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10
    • Upgrading from Windows 10 to Windows 10
  • Preparing for Windows 10 In-place upgrade
    • Extending the Configuration Manager hardware inventory
    • Preparing queries and reports
    • Preparing Task Sequences, packages, scripts etc.
    • Driver packages
    • Windows 10 Security features
  • Windows 10 In-Place Upgrade using Task Sequences
    • How to write scripts for Task Sequences
    • How to add extra logging to your scripts
    • How to pre-cache content for upgrade
    • In-place upgrade Task Sequence design
    • Tips and Tricks
    • How to wrap vendor tools using PowerShell
    • Registry and WMI Tattoo
    • Handling rollback
  • Building front-ends for user-driven Windows 10 In-place upgrades
    • How to create WPF based front-ends for end-users using Visual Studio
    • Writing pre-perquisite scripts for upgrade
  • BIOS to UEFI
    • How to convert from legacy BIOS to UEFI during the in-place upgrade
    • How to use MBR2GPT
  • BIOS updates and configuration
    • How to handle BIOS updates
    • How to handle hardware BIOS configuration during in-place upgrade
  •  Troubleshooting
    • How to handle hard-blockers
    • How to use Windows 10 SetupDiag tool
  • Windows 10 Image Servicing
    • How to add monthly cumulative updates
    • Handling in-box applications

Price includes coffee breaks and lunches in restoran “Lusikas”.

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