Introducing System Center Configuration Manager

Video description

System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) is the flagship systems management product from Microsoft that provides a comprehensive management solution for computer systems. It provides patch management, OS deployment, remote control, endpoint protection, and many other services.

This is the first of two courses in the series, providing beginner-level tutorial videos on ConfigMgr. They will get you started with this powerful solution and eventually enable you to effectively manage your resources. We'll teach you how to install and configure ConfigMgr, manage your devices, deploy operating systems in the enterprise, deploy and manage applications.

You'll discover how to perform patch management, adhere to compliance, protect your infrastructure, and much more. By the end of this series, you will be able to provide effective IT services to your organization by enabling secure software deployment, quickly applying software patches and updates, rebuilding a system that has been compromised, and keeping your systems compliant.

What You Will Learn

  • Learn Configuration Manager site planning and network design
  • How to install and upgrade Configuration Manager
  • Learn to use the Configuration Manager console
  • Configuration Manager discovery and boundaries
  • Configuration Manager client installation
  • How to create and manage collections
  • Getting started with hardware and software inventory
  • Essentials of securing the Configuration Manager environment
  • Learn Role-Based Administration
  • Configuration Manager Reporting
  • Configuration Manager Backup, Recovery & Maintenance


This video is aimed at system administrators and Windows administrators who are waiting to get their hands-on SCCM 2016 and have no knowledge about it.

About The Author

Gerry Hampson: Gerry Hampson is an author, blogger and speaker. He is a senior consultant engineer with over twenty years of experience as an IT professional. He has worked for Ergo Group, based in Dublin, Ireland, for 12 years. Gerry specializes in designing and deploying Microsoft solutions, with a particular interest in System Center Configuration Manager and Intune. He was awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Enterprise Client Management for 2015.

Gerry has a popular blog where he shares tips with the enterprise client management community (

Gerry lives in a small village in Ireland with his wife Úna.

Product information

  • Title: Introducing System Center Configuration Manager
  • Author(s): Gerry Hampson
  • Release date: June 2017
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781786460295