Course Code: M20247

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Microsoft : Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud vD


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This course equips students with the skills they require to configure and deploy a cloud using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 using hands-on labs.

Pre-Requisites

This course describes cloud configuration and deployment with System Center 2012 R2. Because this is an extensive technical domain that includes several individual products and technologies, it is strongly recommended administrators have prerequisite knowledge in the following areas:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Working knowledge of previous versions of System Center products
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V
  • Microsoft Windows Azure
  • Microsoft Windows Azure Pack
  • Networking and storage experience
  • Familiarity with cloud management processes
  • Previous work with IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Previous work with Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF).

  • Module 1: Planning for the Cloud
  • Understanding Cloud Models
  • Benefits for Deploying a Private Cloud
  • Designing a Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Overview of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V
  • Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Components
  • Deploying Hyper-V Clustering with VMM
  • Lab : Preparing the Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Deploying the Virtual Machine Manager agent
  • Confirming the Hyper-V Hosts and Virtual Machines are being managed by VMM
  • Module 2: Configuring and Deploying the Private Cloud with Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • Overview of VMM Architecture and Components
  • Configuring Advanced Networking in VMM
  • Installing and Upgrading VMM
  • Configuring VMM Security and Roles
  • Understanding Host Groups
  • Lab : Configuring and Deploying the Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Configuring Host Groups
  • Configuring User Roles and Run As Accounts
  • Configuring the Library
  • Preparing the Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Deploying a New Virtual Machine
  • Module 3: Extending and Maintaining Cloud Infrastructure
  • Overview of the PXE and Update Server Roles
  • Deploying Bare-Metal Hyper-V Host Servers
  • Configuring the Update Server Role
  • Creating and Using an Update Baseline
  • Lab : Maintaining Cloud Infrastructure
  • Configuring a PXE Server in VMM
  • Configuring a Physical Computer Profile
  • Configuring an Update Server Role in VMM
  • Configuring a Software Update Baseline in VMM
  • Module 4: Configuring Application Delivery
  • Dynamic Application Deployment Overview
  • Web Deployment Packages
  • Server Application Virtualization Overview
  • Configuring Server App-V Components
  • Sequencing and Deploying Virtual Applications
  • Lab : Configuring Virtual Application Delivery
  • Configuring the Server App-V Sequencer
  • Configuring the Server App-V Agent
  • Sequencing an Application
  • Testing the Server App-V Package Deployment
  • Module 5: Creating the Private Cloud Building Blocks
  • Configuring Guest Operating System Profiles
  • Configuring Hardware Profiles
  • Configuring SQL Server Using SQL Server Profiles
  • Configuring Application Profiles
  • Configuring Virtual Machine Templates
  • Configuring Service Provider Foundation
  • Configuring User Roles
  • Lab : Creating the Private Cloud Building Blocks
  • Configuring Profiles
  • Configuring Virtual Machine Templates
  • Configuring a Service Template
  • Configuring User Roles
  • Module 6: Deploying and Configuring Access to a Private Cloud
  • Understanding Private Cloud Computing
  • Installing and Configuring App Controller
  • Creating and Managing Service Templates
  • Lab : Deploying and Configuring Accessing to a Hybrid Cloud
  • Creating and Configuring a Private Cloud
  • Configuring App Controller
  • Creating, Deploying and Managing Services
  • Module 7: Monitoring Cloud Infrastructure
  • Operations Manager Architecture and Security
  • Operations Manager Installation Considerations
  • Configuring User Roles and Notifications
  • Configuring Management Packs
  • Configuring Integration with System Center 2012 R2
  • Lab : Monitoring the Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Deploying Agents
  • Deploying and Configuring Management Packs
  • Configuring Roles and Notifications
  • Configuring VMM Integration
  • Configuring DPM Integration
  • Module 8: Extending and Customizing Monitoring of the Cloud Infrastructure
  • Configuring System Center Advisor
  • Configuring the SharePoint Server Portal
  • Monitoring Templates
  • Distributed Application Monitoring
  • Lab : Extending and Customizing Monitoring
  • Creating Custom Monitoring
  • Creating a Distributed Application
  • Configuring Service Level Tracking
  • Creating Views for Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Scenario
  • Module 9: Implementing Service Management for the Cloud
  • Service Manager Architecture Overview
  • Upgrading to System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager
  • Understanding Service Manager Work Items
  • Configuring Service Manager Connectors
  • Configuring Service Manager Notifications
  • Lab : Implementing Service Management for a Cloud
  • Configuring Service Manager Basic Settings
  • Configuring Service Manager Connectors
  • Configuring the Self-Service Portal
  • Configuring Notifications
  • Module 10: Configuring High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Protection for a Cloud
  • Planning for Azure Site Recovery
  • Planning DPM Deployment
  • DPM Architecture and Components
  • Upgrading DPM
  • Configuring DPM for the Private Cloud
  • Configuring Application Protection for a Cloud
  • Restoring Applications to the Cloud
  • Lab : Protecting the Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Configuring the Storage Pool
  • Deploying DPM Protection Agents
  • Creating and Configuring Protection Groups
  • Configuring SQL Server Self-Service Recovery
  • Restoring Data from a SQL Server Protection Group
  • Performing Self-Service Recovery of SQL Server Data
  • Module 11: Automating and Standardizing a Cloud
  • Orchestrator Architecture and Components Overview
  • Deploying and Configuring Core Components
  • Managing Runbooks
  • Configuring Integration Packs
  • Lab : Automating a Private Cloud
  • Deploying a Runbook Server and Configuring Integration Packs
  • Configure a Template to Deploy Agents on a New Virtual Machine
  • Creating a Runbook to Protect All Resources on a Virtual Machine Scenario
  • Module 12: Configuring a Self-Service Multi-Tenant Cloud with the Windows Azure Pack
  • Configuring the Windows Azure Pack
  • Lab : Configuring the Windows Azure Pack
  • Configuring the Windows Azure Pack
  • Plan for a Hybrid Cloud
  • Configure and deploy a Private Cloud with Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • Extend and maintain the Cloud infrastructure
  • Configure application delivery for a cloud
  • Create Private Cloud building blocks
  • Deploy and access private clouds
  • Monitor the Cloud infrastructure
  • Extend and customize monitoring of the Cloud infrastructure
  • Implement Service Management for the Cloud
  • Configure High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Protection for a Cloud
  • Automate and standardize the Cloud
  • Configure a multi-tenant Cloud

This course is intended for cloud administrators who will be responsible for designing, installing and configuring a cloud infrastructure.