Administrator/expert training

Duration: 2 days

Introduction:

● Need: inventory and tracking of hardware and software configurations
● Features, information collected

OCS architecture:

● Client/server architecture
●OCS server components: databases, communication server, deployment server, administration console, and agents.
● Multi-site architecture

OCS installation:

● Installing the latest stable version from the sources
● Installing and operating OCS Packager
● Deploying the Windows agent with the OCS deployment tool
● Securing the solution (HTTPS)

Use OCS:

● Machine inventories
● General configuration
● Managing static and dynamic groups
● Administrative tags
● Managing duplicates
● Modifying mass information
● IPDISCOVER function
● SNMP operation
● Managing plugins

Advanced Diagnostics

● Logs, error messages (agent/server communication)
● Analysis of OCS inventory flows

Tele-deployment of packages with OCS:

● Principle and architecture.
● Concept of priority and action to be implemented
● Deploying packages with the various possible actions (storing, la unching, and executing)
● Using deferred tele-deployment
● Deploying OCS client updates
● Example of deploying software
● Operating redistribution servers

Developer training

Duration: 2 days

Web interface:

● Ocsreports file architecture
● Backend operation (authentication, sessions…)
● Debug mode of the Web console
● Operation of the OCS menu serializer
● Extension engine
● Creating a simple plugin (Web interface)

Communication Server:

● Server file architecture
● Client/server tranmission methods
● Operation of inventories + map.pm
● Operation of remote deployments
● Server-side plugins management

API plugin engine:

● Communication Server/ocsreports
● Simplifying tasks via API

Practical part-> creating a Web interface and server plugin:

● Web console part
● Server part
● To go further