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Altiris Deployment Solution 7.1: Administration

The Altiris Deployment Solution 7.1 Administration course is designed for the professional tasked with installing, configuring, and managing a Deployment Solution system. This three-day, instructor-led, hands-on course covers how Deployment Solution 7.1 simplifies the routine tasks of setting up new computers, migrating computers to a new operating system, and moving users to new operating systems or hardware. Students also learn how to install, configure, and use Deployment Solution to perform these types of tasks remotely from an easy-to-use console, saving time for employees and money for their enterprise.

  • Skills Gained
  • Who Can Benefit
  • Prerequisites
  • Syllabus
Install and configure Deployment Solution 7.1
Use the Symantec Management Console to create and access jobs and tasks
Configure Deployment Solution for Sysprep, PXE, initial deployment and OS licenses
Capture computer images
Configure image deployments
Manage “unknown” computers
Perform disk wipes and disk partitioning
Create Windows scripted OS installations
Configure PC transplant
Capture a computer personality, and deploy personality packages
Perform a computer migration
Remote control computers using pcAnywhere
Who Can Benefit
This course is for system administrators or anyone who will be installing, configuring, and managing a Deployment Solution system.

This course includes practical exercises that enable you to test your new skills and begin to transfer them into your working environment.
Students must have attended the Symantec Management Platform 7.1: Administration course, or possess equivalent experience with Symantec Management Platform.
Students must have basic working knowledge of Microsoft Windows client and server operating systems, and network concepts, including LANs, network adapter cards, and drivers.

Deployment Solution Overview

  • Becoming familiar with the software and services
  • offered by Symantec
  • Understanding the overall purpose and function of
  • Deployment Solution

Installing Deployment Solution

  • Becoming familiar with installation prerequisites
  • Installing Deployment Solution
  • Understanding and configuring the Symantec Boot Services
  • Installing the Deployment Solution Plug-in on clients

Configuring Deployment Solution

  • Understanding Deployment Solution configurations
  • Sysprep imaging configuration
  • Adding OS licenses
  • About preboot configurations
  • PXE Server Configuration
  • About Initial Deployment
  • Adding operating system files

Symantec Management Console Fundamentals

  • Understanding the core Deployment Solution console views
  • Jobs and tasks searching
  • Searching for computers
  • Creating and managing jobs and tasks

Creating Images & Deploying Software

  • Creating and deploying images
  • Importing predefined computers
  • Installing software with the Copy File task

PC Transplant with Deployment Solution

  • PC Transplant overview
  • Creating a PCT template file
  • Deployment Solution tasks for PC Transplant
  • Editing Personality Packages
  • The A2i Builder

Computer Migrations and Deploying Operating Systems

  • About computer migrations
  • Deploying computer images
  • Unicast and multicast imaging
  • Changing a computer’s system configuration
  • Initial Deployment imaging
  • Disk preparations
  • Performing scripted OS installations

Installing Deployment Site Servers

  • Understanding the Deployment Site Server
  • Components
  • Installing Deployment Site Servers
  • Deployment Site Server differences with Images and
  • PCT

Remote control with pc Anywhere Solution

  • About pc Anywhere Solution
  • Installing Symantec pc Anywhere Solution and
  • plug-in
  • Starting a pc Anywhere session
  • Managing a pc Anywhere session
  • Configuring pc Anywhere settings
  • Course Code: ALT-DS71-ADMIN
  • Duration : 3 days
  • Certified by: Symantec

The Altiris Deployment Solution 7.1 Administration course is designed for the professional tasked with installing, configuring, and managing a Deployment Solution system.

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