Microsoft 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Center 2012




    The new Private Cloud course provides full coverage of the knowledge and skills required to operate a private cloud using System Center 2012.

    This new course provides you the needed training to administer the private cloud, as well as management, monitoring infrastructure key elements, private cloud applications, and more.

    This course brings together all the features of Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud using System Center 2012.

    Some of the skills you will learn in this class are:

    • Describe the private cloud infrastructure
    • Configure and optimize business unit clouds
    • Deploy cloud services
    • Configure SLAs, dashboards and widgets
    • Configure compliance in the private cloud
    • Protect the resources in the private cloud by using Data Protection Manager
    • Automate Self-Service provisioning
    • Implement problem management
    • Automate incident creation, remediation, and change requests
    • Operate and extend service management
    • Configure application performance monitoring
    • Monitor private cloud services


    Module 1

    • Instructor Introduction
    • Course Overview
    • System Center 2012 Overview
    • Virtual Machine Manager
    • Operations Manager
    • Orchestrator
    • Server Manager
    • Configuration Manager
    • Data Protection Manager
    • Hyper V
    • System Center 2012 Review
    • Chapter Review

    Module 2

    • Configure Data Center Process Automation
    • Runbooks
    • Implementing Workflows
    • Creating Groups for Incident Templates
    • Operations Manager Incident Template Creation
    • Connection Building for Operations Manager Alert
    • Incident Validation
    • Runbook Characteristics
    • Configuring Network Resources for Runbooks Deployment
    • Creating the Business Unit
    • Configuring Business Unit Security
    • Incident Testing in Orchestrator
    • Configuring Orchestrator Connections
    • Adding Activities to Runbooks
    • Creating a Remediation Runbook
    • Implementing Service Offerings
    • Creating a Business Unit Group
    • Creating the Queue Object
    • Create Business Unit User Roll
    • Creating Notifications Channel
    • Configuring Notification Subscriptions
    • Creating a Service Offering
    • Creating and Submitting an Incident Request
    • Creating a Minor Change Request
    • Chapter Review

    Module 3

    • Deploying Resource Monitoring
    • Deploying End to End Monitoring
    • Configuring End to End Monitoring
    • Deploying Operations Manager Core Components
    • Configuring End to End Monitoring
    • Create Monitoring Reports and Dashboards
    • Chapter Review

    Module 4

    • Monitor Resources
    • Monitor Network Devices
    • Monitor Virtualization Layer
    • Monitor Application Health
    • Monitoring Distributed Applications
    • Chapter Review

    Module 5

    • Configure and Maintain Service Management
    • Implementing Service Level Management
    • Configuring SLA Management
    • Creating Service Level Metrics
    • Monitor and Review Warnings
    • Manage the Analysis Library
    • Configuring Performance Point Analytics
    • Scorecards and Dashboards
    • Chapter Review

    Module 6

    • Manage Configuration and Protection
    • Manage Compliance and Protection
    • Governance Risk Compliance
    • Creating Authority Documents, Control Objectives and Activities
    • Assigning Baselines
    • Implementing Backup and Recovery
    • Deploying the DPM Agent
    • Create a Protection Group
    • Configure the Manual Recovery of Key Data
    • Configure Self-Service Recovery of Key Data
    • Configuring Automatic Protection of Key Data
    • Manage Updates
    • Monitoring Protection Status
    • Updating Distributed Applications with DPM
    • Chapter Review
    • Course Review

    Course Delivery: Online