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Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager Course Outline | M20745

Module 1: Introduction to Server Virtualisation

This module explains the different virtualisation solutions. It also describes the concepts of software-defined datacenter and Microsoft Azure.

Lessons

  • Overview of Microsoft Virtualisation
  • Introducing the software-defined datacenter
  • Extending virtualisation to the cloud

Lab: Evaluating virtualisation options

  • Selecting the appropriate virtualisation method
  • Creating Azure virtual machines

 

Module 2: Overview of Hyper-V Virtualisation

This module explains how to install and manage Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Installing and configuring the Hyper-V role
  • Creating and managing virtual hard disks and virtual machines
  • Creating and using Hyper-V virtual switches
  • Implementing failover clustering with Hyper-V

Lab: Creating and managing virtual hard disks and virtual machines

  • Installing and configuring the Hyper-V server role
  • Configuring virtual machines and virtual hard disks

Lab: Implementing failover clustering with Hyper-V

  • Creating a Hyper-V failover cluster
  • Managing a Hyper-V failover cluster

 

Module 3: Installing and Configuring Virtual Machine Manager

This module explains how to install and configure Virtual Machine Manager for managing a virtualisation environment.

Lessons

  • Overview of Virtual Machine Manager
  • Installing Virtual Machine Manager
  • Adding hosts and managing host groups

Lab: Installing and configuring Virtual Machine Manager

  • Installing and configuring Virtual Machine Manager
  • Managing hosts and host groups
  • Managing an Azure subscription by using Virtual Machine Manager

 

Module 4: Managing Storage Fabric and Fabric Updates

This module explains how to manage storage fabric and fabric updates in Virtual Machine Manager.

Lessons

  • Overview of server virtualisation storage technologies
  • Managing storage fabric
  • Managing fabric updates

Lab: Managing storage fabric and fabric updates

  • Implementing a storage infrastructure
  • Creating a file server cluster and a storage QoS policy
  • Managing fabric updates

 

Module 5: Configuring and Managing the Virtual Machine Manager Library and Library objects

This module describes how to configure and manage the Virtual Machine Manager library and library objects. It also describes the differences between profiles and templates and how they are used.

Lessons

  • Overview of the Virtual Machine Manager library
  • Preparing Windows for deployment in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Working with profiles
  • Working with VM templates

Lab: Configuring and managing the Virtual Machine Manager Library and Library Objects

  • Configuring and managing a Virtual Machine Manager library
  • Creating a Windows image for the Virtual Machine Manager library
  • Creating and managing profiles and templates

 

Module 6: Managing the Networking Fabric

This module explains how to manage networking fabric in Virtual Machine Manager.

Lessons

  • Networking concepts in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Managing Software Defined Networking
  • Understanding network function virtualisation

Lab: Creating and configuring the networking fabric

  • Associating virtual network adapters of Hyper-V hosts with the management logical network
  • Deploying Network Controller

Lab: Configuring and testing Hyper-V Network Virtualisation

  • Configuring Hyper-V Network Virtualisation
  • Provisioning and testing tenant VM networks

 

Module 7: Creating and Managing Virtual Machines by Using Virtual Machine Manager

This module explains how to create and manage virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Manager.

Lessons

  • VM management tasks
  • Creating, cloning, and converting VMs

Lab: Creating and managing VMs by using System Center VM Manager

  • Creating a VM and modifying its properties
  • Creating and managing checkpoints
  • Cloning and migrating a VM

 

Module 8: Managing Clouds in Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager

This module explains how to create and manage clouds by using Virtual Machine Manager.

Lessons

  • Introduction to clouds
  • Creating and managing a cloud
  • Creating user roles in Virtual Machine Manager

Lab: Managing clouds in Virtual Machine Manager

  • Creating a private cloud
  • Creating user roles

 

Module 9: Managing Services in Virtual Machine Manager

This module explains how to create and manage services in Virtual Machine Manager.

Lessons

  • Overview of services in Virtual Machine Manager
  • Creating and managing services in Virtual Machine Manager

Lab: Managing services in Virtual Machine Manager

  • Creating a service template
  • Deploying a service and updating service template
  • Scaling out a service and updating the service

 

Module 10: Monitoring a Virtualisation Infrastructure by Using System Center Operations Manager

This module explains how to use Operations Manager for monitoring virtualisation infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Operations Manager architecture and security
  • Using Operations Manager for monitoring and reporting
  • Integrating Operations Manager with Virtual Machine Manager and Data Protection Manager

Lab: Monitoring a Virtualisation Infrastructure by Using Operations Manager

  • Implementing Operations Manager agents
  • Integrating Operations Manager with Virtual Machine Manager

 

Module 11: Implementing and Managing Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery

This module explains how to implement and manage Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery.

Lessons

  • Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica
  • Implementing and managing Azure Site Recovery

Lab: Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery

  • Configuring and managing Hyper-V Replica
  • Configuring and managing Azure Site Recovery

 

Module 12: Protecting a Virtualisation Infrastructure by Using Data Protection Manager

This module explains how to use Data Protection Manager for protecting virtualisation infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Overview of backup and restore options for VMs
  • Configuring and managing Data Protection Manager for virtualisation infrastructure protection

Lab: Protecting virtualisation infrastructure by using Data Protection Manager

  • Configuring a DPM server and installing DPM protection agents
  • Creating and configuring protection groups
  • Recovering VMs and other data
  • Providing online protection with DPM

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Who should attend this Microsoft System Center Course?

The primary audience for this course is IT professionals and administrators who are responsible for designing, implementing, and managing virtualisation infrastructure in a software-defined datacentres. It is also suitable for those who want to become familiar with the System Center 2016 solution for managing virtualisation infrastructure.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, delegates should possess the following:

  • A technical understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • An understanding of different storage technologies and concepts
  • Familiarity with different types of virtualisations
  • Familiarity with Windows Server and Windows Server administration
  • An solid understanding of Windows PowerShell

Delegates must also attend the following courses before attending:

  • 20740: Storage & Compute with Windows Server 2016
  • 20741: Networking with Windows Server 2016

Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager Course Overview | M20745

This 5-day course teaches delegates how to implement and manage virtualisation infrastructure in a software-defined datacentre by using Microsoft System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager. The course also describes how to monitor the infrastructure by using Microsoft System Center Operations Manager and protect it by using Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager.

After completing this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the different virtualisation options
  • Install and manage Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016
  • Install and configure System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
  • Manage storage fabric and fabric updates
  • Configure and manage the Virtual Machine Manager library and library objects
  • Manage the networking fabric
  • Create and manage virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Manager
  • Manage clouds in Virtual Machine Manager.
  • Manage services in Virtual Machine Manager.
  • Monitor a virtualisation infrastructure by using System Center Operations Manager
  • Implement and manage Microsoft Hyper-V Replica and Microsoft Azure Site Recovery
  • Protect virtualisation infrastructure by using Data Protection Manager

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Implementing a Software-Defined DataCenter Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager Exam information | M20745

 

 

What's Included in this Microsoft System Center Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
Before attending this course, delegates should possess the following: A technical understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts An understanding of different storage technologies and concepts Familiarity with different types of virtualisations Familiarity with Windows Server and Windows Server administration An solid understanding of Windows PowerShell Delegates must also attend the following courses before attending: 20740: Storage & Compute with Windows Server 2016 20741: Networking with Windows Server 2016
The primary audience for this course is IT professionals and administrators who are responsible for designing, implementing, and managing virtualisation infrastructure in a software-defined datacentres. It is also suitable for those who want to become familiar with the System Center 2016 solution for managing virtualisation infrastructure.
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Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 5 day(s)
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The price for Implementing a Software-Defined Datacenter M20745 certification in New Zealand starts from NZD2795
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