Chapter 4. Managing ConfigMgr devices and users

At the heart of ConfigMgr are devices: systems (either physical or virtual) that run an operating system supported by ConfigMgr and that have the ConfigMgr client installed. The client communicates regularly with the hierarchy of ConfigMgr servers, and performs tasks such as downloading and processing policies, reporting on hardware and software inventory, running operating system deployments, installing applications and system updates, and many more. As you can imagine, the health and reliability of your ConfigMgr environment is directly correlated with the overall health of the ConfigMgr agents deployed across your environment, so it’s critically important to get this right.

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