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Infrastructure Provisioning with System Center Virtual Machine Manager (MOC-10981)

MOC-10981 (5 Days)

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System Center Training Overview

This Microsoft training course (MS 10981), Infrastructure Provisioning with System Center Virtual Machine Manager, teaches students how to implement, manage, maintain and provision services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 environment using System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager.

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System Center Training Objectives

All students will learn how to:

  • Leverage the new features and capabilities in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager.
  • Configure High Availability for Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager.
  • Update the Virtual Machine Manager environment and underlying Fabric infrastructure including considerations for other System Center components.
  • Configure advanced networking features in Virtual Machine Manager such as Uplink Port Profiles and Virtual Port Profiles.
  • Configure Storage in Virtual Machine Manager including the advantages and disadvantages between different storage types.
  • Virtual Machine Manager to configure cloud resources and provision access to a cloud.
  • Configure and manage the Library in Virtual Machine Manager including Library synchronization and equivalence objects.
  • Prepare the Windows Operating System for deployment in Virtual Machine Manager including how to use Sysprep, WIM and an unattend.xml file.
  • Configure and use Virtual Machine Templates and Service Templates in Virtual Machine Manager including how Service Templates are used in a real-world scenario.
  • Use Virtual Machine Manager as integrated with other System Center components such as Operations Manager and Orchestrator including how Operations Manager monitors the Virtual Machine Manager environment.
  • Use the Windows Azure Pack including the express deployment.
  • Configure VM Clouds.
  • Configure Azure Site Recovery to replicate and recover virtual machines.

System Center Training Outline

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Introduction
Overview of Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager
Configuring High Availability for Virtual Machine Manager and Hyper-V
  • Clustering requirements for Virtual Machine Manager
  • Configuring SQL AlwaysOn for the Virtual Machine Manager Database
  • Hyper-V Host Clustering
Updating Virtual Machine Manager and Fabric Servers
  • Understanding the Servicing Order for System Center
  • Performing the manual update process in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Patching the Virtual Machine Manager Fabric with Windows Server Update Services
Configuring Networking in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Overview of Networking in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Logical Networks
  • Uplink and Virtual Port Profiles
  • Logical Switches
  • Virtual Machine Networks
  • Software Defined Networking (optional)
Configuring Storage in Virtual Machine Manage
  • Storage options available in Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager
  • Understanding Storage in Virtual Machine Manager
  • What Storage will be managed?
  • Configuring and Managing Storage in Virtual Machine Manager
Managing Clouds in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Introduction to Clouds
  • Creating and Managing a Private Cloud in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Working with User Roles in Virtual Machine Manager
Configuring and Managing the Virtual Machine Manager Library and Library Objects<
  • Overview of the Virtual Machine Manager Library
  • Managing Libraries
Preparing the Windows Operating System for deployment in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Preparing a Windows Operating System
  • Virtual Machine Architecture
  • Preparations required for Bare Metal deployments of Hyper-V and Scale-out File Servers
Virtual Machine and Service Templates
  • Overview of Virtual Machine Templates
  • Overview of Service Template Templates
System Center Integration
  • Monitoring the Virtual Machine Manager environment with Operations Manager
  • Automation with Orchestrator
Windows Azure Pack
  • Overview of Windows Azure Pack
  • Deploying Windows Azure Pack
  • Configuring Windows Azure Pack
  • Windows Azure Pack Tenant Experience
Azure Site Recovery
  • Overview of Azure Site Recovery
  • Configuring and using Azure Site Recovery
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

MOC-10981

Duration:

5 Days

Prerequisites:

Before attending this course, students must have the following technical knowledge:

  • Recommended: MCSA: Windows Server 2012.
  • Recommended: Course 20409: Server Virtualization with Windows Server and System Center.
  • An understanding of virtualization concepts and working knowledge of Microsoft Hyper-V.
  • An understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts and working knowledge of Microsoft networking.
  • An understanding of different storage technologies and concepts and working knowledge of Microsoft storage technologies and solutions.
  • Working knowledge of Windows PowerShell.

Training Materials:

All Microsoft training students receive Microsoft official courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

When you call us about purchasing this class, we will provide a live demo of the online lab environment so that you may explore the web browser interface in more detail.

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