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Implementing and Managing Microsoft® Server Virtualization Course Outline | M10215

Module 1: Evaluating and Planning for Virtualisation

Describe virtualisation as it relates to server, desktop, and application environments. Delegates also will learn how to plan for critical decision points related to hardware requirements, storage, availability, and security.

Lessons

  • Overview of Microsoft Virtualisation
  • Overview of Microsoft Virtualisation
  • Evaluating the Current Environment for Virtualisation
  • Evaluating the Current Environment for Virtualisation

Lab: Evaluating the Network Environment for Virtualisation

 

Module 2: Installing and Configuring the Hyper-V Server Role

After completing this module, delegates will be able to install the Hyper-V server role, and configure host and virtual network settings.

Lessons

  • Installing the Hyper-V Server Role
  • Configuring Hyper-V Settings and Virtual Networks

Lab: Installing and Configuring the Hyper-V Server Role

 

Module 3: Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks and Virtual Machines

After completing this module, delegates will be able to determine and configure the most appropriate virtual hard disk(s) to use in a virtual machine. Delegates will also be able to create and configure virtual machines.

Lessons

  • Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks
  • Creating and Configuring Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Machine Snapshots
  • Working with the Virtual Machine Connection Application

Lab: Creating Virtual Hard Disks and Virtual Machines

 

Module 4: Integrating System Center Virtual Machine Manager with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

After completing this module, delegates will be able to plan for, and deploy, System Center Virtual Machine Manager with their Hyper-V solution.

Lessons

  • Planning for Integration of System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Installing the VMM Server and Administrator Console
  • Managing Hosts and Host Groups

Lab: Planning and Deploying VMM 2008 R2

Module 5: Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2After completing this module, delegate will be able to use VMM 2008 R2 to create and deploy virtual machines.

Lessons

  • Creating a New Virtual Machine Using VMM 2008 R2
  • Converting a Physical Server to a Virtual Machine
  • Converting and Migrating Virtual Machines

Lab: Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines

 

Module 6: Managing Virtual Machines Using Virtual Machine Manager 2008

This module explains how to perform various management tasks on virtual machines stored within the VMM infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Overview of VMM Management Tasks
  • Creating and Managing Checkpoints

Lab: Managing Virtual Machines Using VMM 2008 R2

 

Module 7: Configuring and Managing the VMM Library

This module explains how to configure and manage resources in the VMM Library.

Lessons

  • Overview of the VMM Library
  • Managing Profiles and Templates
  • Designing Fault Tolerance for the VMM Library

Lab: Configuring and Managing the VMM Library

 

Module 8: Configuring User Roles and the Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal

This module explains how to configure and manage user roles and the Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal.

Lessons

  • Configuring User Roles
  • Installing and Configuring the VMM Self-Service Portal

Lab: Configuring the VMM Self-Service Portal

 

Module 9: Implementing High Availability for Server Virtualisation

This module explains how to configure high availability for server virtualisation.

Lessons

  • Overview of Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Implementing High Availability with VMM 2008 R2

Lab: Implementing High Availability for Server Virtualisation

 

Module 10: Maintaining Software Updates Using the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool

This module explains how to maintain software updates using the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tools.

Lessons

  • Overview of the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool
  • Configuring WSUS and the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool

Lab: Maintaining Software Updates Using the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool

 

Module 11: Monitoring and Reporting Virtualisation

This module explains how to use the monitoring tools included with VMM 2008 and integrate System Center Operations Manager to provide extended monitoring, reporting, and troubleshooting capabilities.

Lessons

  • Monitoring Jobs in VMM 2008 R2
  • Integrating System Center Operations Manager with VMM 2008 R2
  • Configuring Performance and Resource Optimisation

Lab: Integrating System Center Operations Manager with VMM 2008

 

Module 12: Backup and Restore Strategies for Virtual Machines

This module explains how to configure and manage resources in the VMM Library.

Lessons

  • Overview of Backup and Restore Options for Virtual Machines and the VMM Database
  • Implementing Data Protection Manager for Backing Up the VMM Infrastructure

Lab: Using Data Protection Manager to Back-Up the VMM 2008 Infrastructure

 

Module 13: Desktop Virtualisation Using Remote Desktop Services

This module explains how to describe and implement the core role services included in the Remote Desktop Services server Role.

Lessons

  • Overview of Remote Desktop Services
  • Implementing the Remote Desktop Session Host
  • Implementing Remote Desktop Connection Broker
  • Implementing the Remote Desktop Connection Virtualisation Host

Lab: Implementing Remote Desktop Services

 

Module 14: Extending Remote Desktop Services Outside the Organisation

This module explains how to implement and configure the Remote Desktop Gateway and Remote Desktop Web Access.

Lessons

  • Configuring the Remote Desktop Gateway
  • Configuring Remote Desktop Web Access

Lab: Integrating Remote Desktop Web Access into the Desktop Virtualisation Infrastructure

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Who should attend this Microsoft Windows Server Traning?

The primary audience for this course are delegates who work as Microsoft® Windows Server 2008 system administrators; a minimum of 1.5 years’ experience is expected. Although prior experience with virtualisation is not a requirement, familiarity with its concepts and management tools would be highly advantageous.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, delegates must:

  • Perform server administrator tasks responsible for building and maintaining a virtualisation infrastructure
  • Work or consult for a midsize to enterprise-size organisation
  • Have a basic understanding of server virtualisation concepts related to Microsoft or other third-party virtualisation technologies
  • Support production, development, testing, high availability, business continuity, staging, classroom, or hosting environments based upon Windows Server 2008 technology
  • Understand a Windows-based network, including Active Directory® directory service
  • Understand storage technologies, such as Storage Area Network (SAN) including Internet small computer system interface (iSCSI), Fiber Channel, and Direct Attached Storage (DAS)
  • Understand Windows Server 2008 failover clustering

Implementing and Managing Microsoft® Server Virtualization Course Overview | M10215

This 3-day course provides delegates with the knowledge and skills to deploy and manage a server virtualisation environment using Microsoft technologies. The course provides details on how to use Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2. The course also provide details on how to manage a server virtualisation environment by using System Center products such as System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008, SCVMM 2008 R2, System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 R2, and System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2.

This course does not require previous server virtualisation experience, but does require that delegates have significant experience in managing Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

After completing this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Describe server, desktop, and application virtualisation
  • Describe how you use Microsoft System Center is to manage the virtual infrastructure
  • Evaluate a network environment for server virtualisation
  • Plan for the implementation of the Hyper-V ™ server role
  • Install the Hyper-V Server Role.
  • Manage Hyper-V settings and virtual networks
  • Create and configure virtual machines
  • Manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Managing and maintaining the Virtual Machine Connection Tool
  • Create and configure virtual machines
  • Manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Managing and maintaining the Virtual Machine Connection Tool
  • Create a new virtual machine using SCVMM 2008 R2
  • Convert a physical server to a virtual machine
  • Convert and migrate virtual machines
  • Clone virtual machines
  • Describe common management tasks and property configuration settings for virtual machines managed by VMM 2008
  • Describe when and how to use virtual machine checkpoints
  • Overview of the VMM Library
  • Manage profiles and templates
  • Design fault tolerance for the VMM library
  • Configure VMM user roles
  • Install and configure the VMM Self-Service Portal
  • Describe the Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster feature
  • Implement failover clustering with Hyper-V and VMM 2008 R2
  • Describe how to use the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool to maintain updates for virtual machines
  • Configure Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool
  • Monitor and manage jobs in VMM 2008 R2s
  • Configure System Center Operations Manager integration
  • Configure Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO)
  • Describe backup and restore options for virtual machines and the VMM database
  • Implementing Data Protection Manager for backing up the VMM infrastructure
  • Understand the use and role of Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
  • Implement the Remote Desktop Session Host
  • Implement the Remote Desktop Connection Broker
  • Implement the Remote Desktop Virtualisation Host
  • Configure the Remote Desktop Gateway
  • Configure Remote Desktop Web Access
  • Configure Remote Desktop Licensing

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Implementing and Managing Microsoft® Server Virtualization Exam Information | M10215

 

What's included in this Microsoft Windows Server Training 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 must: Perform server administrator tasks responsible for building and maintaining a virtualisation infrastructure Work or consult for a midsize to enterprise-size organisation Have a basic understanding of server virtualisation concepts related to Microsoft or other third-party virtualisation technologies Support production, development, testing, high availability, business continuity, staging, classroom, or hosting environments based upon Windows Server 2008 technology Understand a Windows-based network, including Active Directory® directory service Understand storage technologies, such as Storage Area Network (SAN) including Internet small computer system interface (iSCSI), Fiber Channel, and Direct Attached Storage (DAS) Understand Windows Server 2008 failover clustering
The primary audience for this course are delegates who work as Microsoft® Windows Server 2008 system administrators; a minimum of 1.5 years’ experience is expected. Although prior experience with virtualisation is not a requirement, familiarity with its concepts and management tools would be highly advantageous.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 3 days.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Retired: Implementing and Managing Microsoft® Server Virtualization M10215 certification in the United States starts from $3195
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