This course is designed for the professional tasked with installing, configuring, and managing a Deployment Solution system.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

This course includes practical exercises using your own network by means of virtual computers enabling you to learn and fine tune the skills required to be successful in your working environment.

  • Deployment Solution Overview

  • Symantec software overview
    Symantec Management Platform overview

  • Installing Deployment Solution and pcAnywhere

  • Installation prerequisites
    Installing the Symantec Installation Manager
    Installing Deployment Solution
    Installing agents and plug-ins
    Upgrading Deployment Solution

  • Deployment Solution Console Fundamentals

  • Console fundamentals
    Creating and managing Jobs and Tasks
    Scheduling Jobs and Tasks
    Monitoring Jobs and Tasks
    Searching for Jobs, Tasks, and computers

  • Configuring Deployment Solution

  • Adding configuration files and keys
    Symantec Network Boot Service
    Preboot configurations
    Configuring Network Boot Service (PXE/BSDP)
    Driver database management

  • Preparing a Computer for Imaging

  • Including agents and plug-ins
    Installing Software
    Installing software updates and service packs

  • Creating Images

  • Imaging Tools and Types
    About Prepare for Image capture tasks
    Creating Images

  • PC Transplant with Deployment Solution

  • PC Transplant overview
    Creating a PCT template file
    PC Transplant tasks
    Editing Personality Packages
    Building and editing A2i files

  • Deploying Operating Systems & Performing Computer Migrations

  • Deploying Images & Performing Computer Migrations
    Deploying computer images
    Unicast and multicast imaging
    Advanced options when deploying images
    Changing a computer’s system configuration
    Initial Deployment imaging
    Imaging predefined computers
    Disk preparations
    Performing scripted OS installations
    Jobs to migrate computers

  • Installing and Using Deployment Site Servers

  • Understanding Sites and Site Servers
    Understanding & Installing Deployment Site Server Components
    Image Management

  • Advanced Features

  • Using job conditions
    Custom Ghost imaging and Ghost tools
    Editing image files
    Creating bootable media

  • Remote control with pcAnywhere Solution

  • About pcAnywhere Solution
    Installing Symantec pcAnywhere Solution and plug-in
    Starting a pcAnywhere session
    Managing a pcAnywhere session
    Configuring pcAnywhere settings


This course is for system administrators or anyone who will be installing, configuring, and managing a Deployment Solution system.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


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