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The Altiris Client Management Suite 7.1 Administration course is designed for the professional tasked with using Altiris Client Management Suite (CMS) to manage the software and hardware in their company. This five-day, instructor-led, hands-on course teaches students how to install, configure, and maintain CMS. Students learn how to use CMS’s core processes, including collecting inventory, delivering software, and applying operating system patches. Students also learn how to use some reporting features in CMS to track and monitor their environment.

Install and configure the core solutions.
Install the core solution plug-ins on managed computers.
Gather comprehensive data using the Symantec Management Agent and plug-ins.
Set up schedules to automatically deliver packages and tasks to client computers.
Analyze gathered data using predefined reports.
Who Can Benefit
This course is for system administrators who will be installing software, taking inventory of computers, or deploying patches to managed computers.
You should have working knowledge of Notification Server and have attended the Symantec Management Platform 7.1 Administration course. You should also have a basic understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft® Windows (2000, XP, 2003, Vista, and Windows 7).

Understanding the Client Management Suite

Benefits of CMS 7.1
What’s new in CMS 7.1?
Components of CMS
Relationship between products

Installing and Configuring Client Management Suite

Becoming familiar with installation requirements for
Symantec Management Platform
Learning about Symantec Installation Manager
Installing core components on Win/Linux/Mac
Installing and configuring component plug-ins

Symantec Management Console

Accessing the Symantec Management Console
Becoming familiar with the Symantec Management Console
Customizing the Symantec Management Console

Installing and Setting Up the Component Plug-ins

Overview of the plug-ins
Installing the plug-ins
Setting plug-in policies
Learning about plug-in reporting
Reviewing the plug-in data in the CMDB

Inventory Solution

Inventory Solution overview
Gathering inventory data
Standalone inventory packages
Custom inventory
Baseline inventory
Application Metering
Inventory Solution reports

Software Management Solution

Using Software Delivery
Using Quick Delivery
Managing software management tasks
Delivering CMS 6.x software packages
Software Portal
Managing applications
Viewing reports

Patch Management Solution

Patch Management overview
Software bulletins and updates
Software Update agent
Patch Management server tasks
Patch Management reports

Troubleshooting Client Management Suite

Client Management Suite troubleshooting tips
Troubleshooting plug-ins
Tracing logs


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Public Program Schedule

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There is no upcoming Public Batch Schedule, you can ask for Private Batch or for On-Demand Learning

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  • What is the Symantec Certification Program?
  • What is the benefit of becoming Symantec Certified?
  • How does a live-online class differ from a standard classroom delivery ?
  • What time do classes begin ?
  • Who will be my trainer?
  • How do I pay?
  • What are your cancellation & refund policy?

The Symantec Certification Program provides rigorous, objective assessments of Symantec technical expertise through securely proctored, computer-based, multiple-choice exams (based on real-world job tasks). The program validates the skills and technical competencies necessary for Symantec professionals to efficiently implement, administer, and maintain their data protection, high availability, and security environments utilizing Symantec solutions. Successful completion of the programs’ current requirements will result in the achievement and reward of either a Symantec Certified Specialist (SCS) or Symantec Certified Professional (SCP) certificate.

Symantec certified candidates and their companies have the ability to gain industry recognition, competitive differentiation, greater productivity & results, increased user community satisfaction, and a tangible measure of their education investment. Did you know that 76% of candidates and recruiters verified that Symantec Certification was discussed as part of the hiring process? Certification can open the door to increased visibility, better opportunities and new jobs in your industry. In today’s highly competitive environment, certification differentiates you as a professional who is serious about applied learning, making you an asset to a prospective employer. Read about the benefits of Certification for an Individual and Employer.

Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

All our trainers are Symantec Certified Instructors. Our representative will share trainer profile once you start talking to our team.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date.

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms.
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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