This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam. View video tutorials about the variety of question types on Microsoft exams.
• Design considerations including thin, thick, and hybrid images, image type (boot, install, capture, discover), image format (VHD or WIM), number of images based on operating system or hardware platform, drivers, and operating features
• Prepare the operating system for capture; create capture images using Windows Deployment Services (WDS); create capture images manually; capture an image to an existing or new WIM file; capture an operating system image using Microsoft System Center 2012–Configuration Manager; prepare an existing VM to be used as a base image for a new VDI desktop pool
• Update VHD images using the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool (OVMST); apply updates, drivers, settings, and files to online and offline images; apply service packs to images; install applications into images
• Design considerations including Lite Touch, Zero Touch, local install, and Windows to Go, capacity and scale, required changes to the infrastructure, client boot method for deployment, scheduling, staggered deployment, network load, multi-site topology and distribution points, and physical vs. virtual
• Install and configure WDS; install and configure Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT); configure network services to support deployments; configure System Center 2012–Configuration Manager including multi-site topology and distribution points; configure multi-server topology; configure autonomous and replica WDS servers
• Configure task sequencing; configure MDT and System Center 2012–Configuration Manager integration; configure System Center 2012–Configuration Manager for operating system deployment; configure unicast/multicast; configure advertisements; optimize network load; create and manage unattended answer files
• Design considerations including determining which user data and settings to preserve, hard-link vs. remote storage, mitigation plan for non-migrated applications, and wipe-and-load migration vs. side-by-side migration; estimate migration store size; secure migrated data; create a User State Migration Tool (USMT) package
• Plan for and configure virtual desktop templates; plan for and implement highly available VMs; plan for and implement guest resource optimization; configure placement rules; plan for and configure virtual network optimization; plan for storage optimization
• Plan for and configure Remote Desktop Resource Authorization Policy (RD RAP); plan for and configure Remote Desktop Client Authorization Policy (RD CAP); plan for and configure certificates for Gateway servers; plan for and configure SSL bridging; plan for and configure Network Access Protection (NAP) integration
• Configure Encrypting File System (EFS); plan for device restriction policies; manage removable media restrictions; configure advanced auditing; configure Microsoft System Center 2012–Endpoint Protection; configure User Account Control (UAC)
• Apply Windows Updates; manage VM pool patching; integrate WSUS with System Center 2012–Virtual Machine Manager and System Center 2012–Configuration Manager; apply template-based virtual desktop updates; implement multi-tier WSUS
• Monitor the performance of Remote Desktop Services (RDS) servers and VM guests; monitor the health of RDS servers and VM guests; perform capacity analysis; identify and remediate performance bottlenecks
• Create and configure virtual desktop collections including pooled or personal virtual desktop collections and managed or unmanaged collections; create and configure Remote Desktop Session Host collections
• Practice Activities
• Case Studies
• Pre test
• Post test
This exam is part one of a series of two exams that test the skills and knowledge necessary to design, implement, and maintain a Windows Server 2012 desktop infrastructure in an enterprise scaled, highly virtualized environment. Passing this exam validates a candidate’s ability to plan, configure, and implement the Windows Server 2012 desktop services, such as desktop imaging and deployment, application/desktop virtualization, and RDP access and infrastructure. Passing this exam along with the other exam confirms that a candidate has the skills and knowledge necessary for designing, deploying, and maintaining desktop infrastructure services in a Windows Server 2012 environment.
About Telkom Professional Certification Center
Sebagai perwujudan dedikasi PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk (PT. TELKOM) terhadap
pendidikan, dan melalui Yayasan Pendidikan Telkom (YPT), maka pada tanggal 15 Agustus 2008
didirikan Telkom Professional Development Center (Telkom PDC) dan Telkom Professional
Certification Center (TelkomPCC) pada tanggal 27 Agustus 2012.
Untuk meningkatkan layanan maka dilakukan penggabungan antara Telkom PDC dan TelkomPCC
menjadi Telkom Professional Certification Center (TelkomPCC) pada tanggal 1 Maret 2016.
TelkomPCC berada dibawah pengelolaan Telkom Foundation untuk melaksanakan fungsi sebagai
Center of Certification & Center of Competence Development melalui layanan pelatihan,
sertifikasi & konsultasi dibidang Information, Communication, Technology, Business &
TelkomPCC bukan hanya melayani Telkom Group namun juga melayani perusahaan lain &
masyarakat umum yang membutuhkan peningkatan kompetensinya.