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Cloud & Datacenter Monitoring with System Center Operations Manager

 

Get hands-on instruction and practice implementing infrastructure and application monitoring with System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager in this course. System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager provides infrastructure monitoring that is flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public. You will learn the skills you need to proactively monitor and respond to server and service availability, low performance, and security issues for servers in the datacenter. You will learn key Operations Manager concepts such as Management Packs (including authoring Management Packs), Overrides, and Distributed Application Models. You will learn how to configure some of the key new features in Operations Manager such as Application Performance Monitoring (APM), Network Device Monitoring, Dashboards, Widgets and managing Windows Azure. You will also learn how to integrate Operations Manager with other System Center 2012 R2 components as well as managing resources in both the datacenter and cloud. As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who support medium to large enterprises and have experience administering Windows Server 2012.

*Please note that a copy of the digital student guide is not included for our Microsoft on Demand Core, Advanced and Prime packages when paying with Software Assurance Training Vouchers. The digital courseware can be provided for an additional fee. Please contact us for further information.

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is cloud and datacenter administrators who are new to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager and are responsible for deploying, configuring and operating it in their cloud or datacenter. The secondary audience for this course is cloud and datacenter administrators who are already familiar with Operations Manager and want to upgrade their skills to include the new features found in System Center 2012 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager and System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan for the deployment of System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager including:
  • Defining hardware and software requirements.
  • Describing security considerations.
  • Architect a highly available System Center and Microsoft SQL Server platform utilizing Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn.
  • Planning for migration and upgrade scenarios to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Customize the Operations Console with User Roles.
  • Perform different methods of Agent deployment with System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Implement key Management Pack concepts and elements including Management Packs Templates.
  • Configure Notifications, Reporting, and Service Level Tracking in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Configure the following:
  • Audit Collection Services.
  • Agentless Exception Monitoring.
  • Operations Manager SharePoint Web Part in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Configure Application Performance Monitoring and Network Device monitoring in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Configure dashboards and widgets in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Describe how to use new cloud-based features including System Center Global Service Monitor and System Center Advisor.
  • Configure integration between System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager and other System Center 2012 R2 components.
  • Troubleshoot an Operations Manager Management Group.
  • Perform disaster recovery in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.

Product Description

This course equips students with the skills they require to deploy and configure System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager. Using hands-on labs, students learn the following:

  • How to architect and implement a System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager Management Group.
  • How to upgrade and migrate from an existing Operations Manager 2007 R2 Management Group to System Center 2012 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager and System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
  • Understand the key elements of Management Packs including Object Discoveries, Rules, Monitors, Targeting and Run As Accounts and Run As Profiles. This includes authoring Management Packs.
  • How to configure fabric and application monitoring in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager including both datacenter and cloud resources such as networking, storage and compute.
  • How to configure monitoring of .NET and Java based applications using Application Performance Monitoring.
  • How to configure end-to-end service monitoring including synthetic transactions and Distributed Application Diagrams.
  • How to configure Dashboards, Service Level Tracking Reporting and the SharePoint Web Part to enable visualization of key performance and availability metrics.
  • How to customize the Operations Manager Console to meet the needs of different application support teams.
  • How to integrate Operations Manager with other System Center 2012 R2 components and extend monitoring to include key business processes and procedures.
  • How to troubleshoot an Operations Manager Management Group and perform disaster recovery procedures such as database and management server recovery.
  • How to use new features in System Center 2012 R2 including: Integration with System Center Advisor, Integration with Team Foundation Server, IntelliTrace, and Managing Windows Azure.
E-Learning MOC on Demand
Price (excl. VAT)

£ 449.-

SA Voucher: 2

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