Configuration Items and Baselines

Practice Labs Module
Time
1 hour
Difficulty
Intermediate

The "Configuration Items and Baselines" module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop hands on skills in the following topics: Creating a Windows configuration item for compliance settings in SCCM 2012, Creating and deploying a configuration baseline, Importing configuration data in SCCM 20012.

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Overview

Introduction

The Configuration Items and Baselines module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop hands on skills in the following topics:

  • Creating a Windows configuration item for compliance settings in SCCM 2012
  • Creating and deploying a configuration baseline
  • Importing configuration data in SCCM 20012

Exercise 1 - Create Windows Configuration Items for Compliance Settings

In this exercise, you will learn how to create configuration items to define configurations for managing and accessing compliance on devices.

Exercise 2 - Create Configuration Baseline and Deploy the Baseline

You can evaluate compliance in SCCM by defining configuration baselines. Configuration baselines contain predefined configuration items that you want to evaluate. It can also contain another configuration baseline. In this exercise, you will create a configuration baseline for a Windows configuration item.

Exercise 3 - Import Configuration Data in SCCM 2012

You can import configuration data from the Microsoft site in SCCM Configuration Packs. Microsoft and other vendors define these configuration data.

In this exercise, you will learn to import configuration data in SCCM Configuration Manager Packs from the web into Configuration Manager.

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