Which of the following tools comprehensively assesses, deploys, and updates servers, client computers,
and devices across the physical, virtual, distributed, and mobile environments?
System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), formerly Systems Management Server (SMS), is a
systems management software product by Microsoft for managing large groups of Windows- based
computer systems. Configuration Manager provides remote control, patch management, software
distribution, operating system deployment, network access protection, and hardware and software
inventory. SCCM comprehensively assesses, deploys, and updates servers, client computers, and devices
across the physical, virtual, distributed, and mobile environments.
B: DISM stands for Deployment Image Servicing and Management. DISM is a command-line tool used to
service Windows images offline before deployment. This tool is also used to install, uninstall, configure, and
update Windows features, packages, drivers, and international settings. DISM is also distributed in the
Windows OEM Preinstallation Kit and the Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK). It has
replaced several Windows OPK tools, including PEimg, Intlcfg, and Package Manager.
C: System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) is a tool that offers service- oriented monitoring that
enables administrators to monitor information technology services, scale monitoring across large
organizations, and use Microsoft application and operating system knowledge to resolve operational
problems. It provides an easy-to-use monitoring environment that monitors a large number of servers,
applications, and clients to provide a comprehensive view of the health of an organization’s IT
D: Emergency Management Services (EMS) is a Windows Server 2016 tool that allows a server to be
controlled when it is in minimally functional state. It allows administrators to take control of the server by
connecting through a serial port using an application such as Telnet. EMS also enables administrators to
perform all normal server management tasks through the command line. EMS is a helpful tool in case of
emergency when other methods of administration are not available. Most organizations use EMS to
manage a server that is not responding to normal management technologies.