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Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud Course Outline | M20247

This course will cover the following content:

Module 1: Planning for the Cloud

  • Understanding Cloud Models
  • Benefits of 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Who should attend?

This course is designed for IT professionals who would like to develop their skills in designing, installing, and configuring a cloud infrastructure. Specifically, this course would be beneficial for cloud administrators and datacenter administrators who need these skills in order to fulfil their responsibilities.


As an expert level course, this Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud training course, candidates must meet the multiple prerequisites. These include 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)

Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud Course Overview | M20247

This Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud training consists of a 3 day, trainer-led course that will educate candidates on how to design, install, access, and configure a private cloud. Throughout the course delegates will learn how to create efficient designs that meet cloud requirements, build essential components needed for delivering services on the fabric, and deploy and configure Data Protection Manager in the cloud, to name a few. 

Within each module of the course, delegates will complete a lab that will provide them with hands-on experience of the content of the module, enabling the candidates to demonstrate their skills throughout the course. The Knowledge Academy is a Microsoft Silver Partner, therefore this Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud training course is fully accredited.  

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Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud Exam Information

  • Please Note: The Exam for this course has been retired by Microsoft.

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Retired: Configuring And Deploying A Private Cloud M20247 FAQs


Yes, The Knowledge Academy is fully accredited by Microsoft as a Microsoft Silver Partner for this Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud training course.
Our Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud trainers have years of experience and are experts in their fields.
Please note that the 70-247 exam has been withdrawn.
The Knowledge Academy has a range of locations across the UK and the world, making it easy to find a training venue near you.
The price for Retired: Configuring And Deploying A Private Cloud M20247 certification in the United Kingdom starts from £3995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Retired: Configuring And Deploying A Private Cloud M20247.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Trusted & Approved

The Knowledge Academy is a Microsoft Silver Partner and therefore fully accredited.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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