70-247: Configuring & Deploying a Private Cloud with System Center 2012

Course Overview
This course teaches students about understanding the Private Cloud, using VMM to
deploy the Cloud, working with the Private Cloud infrastructure, virtual applications,
components of the Private Cloud, a First Business Unit Cloud, Private Cloud
infrastructure, monitoring the Private Cloud, service management for the Cloud, Private
Cloud Service Catalog, security for the Cloud, and automation in the Private Cloud.
Course Introduction 3m
Course Introduction
Module 01 – Understanding the Private Cloud 1h 15m
Lesson 1: Understanding the Private Cloud
Cloud Comparisons
Comparing the Private and Public Clouds
Benefits of the Private Cloud with Microsoft
Using System Center 2012
Lesson 2: Preparing to Deploy the Cloud
Major Business Needs
Service Identification
Management Process Automation
Lesson 3: Components of the Private Cloud
Looking at the Data Center Environment
High Availability
Lesson 4: System Center 2012 Components
What is VMM?
Service Manager
Operations Manager
Lesson 5: Using Hyper-V with VMM
Cluster Requirements
Hyper-V Cluster Creation
Using VMM for Clusters
Did it Deploy?
Demo – Preparing the Private Cloud Infrastructure
Demo – Creating a Host Group
Demo – Creating a RunAs Account
Demo – Creating a User Role
Module 01 Review
Module 02 – Using VMM to Deploy the Cloud 1h 22m
Lesson 1: VMM Architecture
VMM Architecture
Private Cloud Infrastructure
VMs and the Services Tab
VMM Jobs
VMM Libraries
VMM Manager Settings
Deploying VMs in VMM
Lesson 2: Install and/or Upgrade VMM
Minimum Requirements for Installing VMM
What to Plan For
Upgrading Earlier Versions of VMM
Making the VMM Highly Available
Lesson 3: Host Groups
Understanding Host Groups
Placement Rules
Power Optimization
Dynamic Optimization
Host Reservations
Lesson 4: Understanding Security
Service Accounts
Run As Account
User Roles in VMM
Lesson 5: What’s New with VMM R2
VMM R2 Networking
VMs and the Cloud
Demo – Reviewing the Hosts
Demo – Library Shares
Demo – Preparing the Cloud Infrastructure
Demo – Veryfying Roles
Demo – Deploying a New Virtual Machine
Module 02 Review
Module 03 – Working With the Private Cloud Infrastructure 59m
Lesson 1: PXE and Update Servers
PXE Server Architecture
Update Management in the VMM
Lesson 2: Bare Metal Hyper-V Host Servers
Installing the PXE Server for Integration
Bare Metal Deployment
The Host Profile
Adding the PXE Server Role
Adding Resource Wizard
Lesson 3: Configuring the Update Server Role
Server Updates
Using WSUS
Adding and Managing the Update Server to VMM
Lesson 4: The Update Baseline
Preparing for the Update Baseline
Check for Compliance
Choosing Remediation for Non-Compliance
Demo – Configuring a PXE Server
Demo – Creating a Host Profile
Demo – Creating an Update Server
Demo – Update Baseline
Module 03 Review
Module 04 – Virtual Applications 55m
Lesson 1: Dynamic Application Deployment
Describing Dynamic Application Deployment
Using the Web Deployment Tool
What is Server Application Virtualization?
Lesson 2: Server Application Virtualization Overview
Server App-V Basics
Scenarios for Server App-V
What is Sequencing?
The Server App-V Package
What’s Different Between Server App-V and App-V?
Lesson 3: Web Deployment Packages
The Web Deployment Process
Creating Web Deployment Packages
Lesson 4: Configuring Server App-V Components
Best Practices
Lesson 5: Sequencing and Deploying Virtual Apps
Creating a Server App-V Package
Sequencer Cmdlets and the Server App-V Agent
Testing the Package
Protecting the Server App-V Package
Demo – Configuring Virtual Application Delivery
Module 04 Review
Module 05 – Components of the Private Cloud 1h 11m
Lesson 1: SQL Server Profiles
Using VMM for SQL Installation
Preparing and Deploying the Image
SQL Server Profile
Service Templates to Complete Deployment
Lesson 2: OS Profiles
Guest OS Profiles
General Settings for Guest OS Profiles
Roles and Features
Network Settings
Scripting Guest OS Profiles
Lesson 3: Application Profiles
Overview of Application Profiles
Making a Profile
Deploying the Profile
Lesson 4: Hardware Profiles
Hardware Profile Overview
Compatibility and General Settings
Network Adapter Settings
Bus Configuration
Advanced Settings
Lesson 5: VM Templates
Overview of VM Templates
How to Create a VM Template
Lesson 6: Self-Service User Role
User Roles
Considerations for Self-Service User Roles
Creating a Self-Service User Role
Demo – Installing SQL Server
Demo – Creating Private Cloud Building Blocks
Module 05 Review
Module 06 – A First Business Unit Cloud 33m
Lesson 1: What is Private Cloud Computing
The Business Unit Cloud
Lesson 2: Installing and Configuring App Controller
App Controller Overview
Installing the App Controller
Connecting VMM to the App Controller
Lesson 3: Creating and Managing Services and Service Templates
Describing a Service
Service Templates
Working with Service Templates
Deployment Configurations
Service Template Settings
Lesson 4: Changes with App Controller 2012 R2
Changes with App Controller 2012 R2
Demo – Deploying and Accessing the Private Cloud
Module 06 Review
Module 07 – Private Cloud Infrastructure 1h 33m
Lesson 1: Operations Manager Components
Minimum Requirements
Monitoring Cloud Components
The Agent
Security for the Agent
Securing User Access
Lesson 2: Upgrading
Types of Server Upgrades
Upgrading a Distributed Topology
Side-by-Side Upgrade
Lesson 3: Notifications
Lesson 4: Management Packs
Management Packs
Downloading and Installing Management Packs
Making Your Own Management Pack
Lesson 5: Putting It All Together
Putting It All Together
Lesson 6: What’s New Operations Manager 2012 R2
Fabric Monitoring
Microsoft Monitoring Agent
Integrating OM with Development Processes (DevOps)
Support for IPv6
System Center Advisor
Demo – Deploying Agents
Demo – Installing Management Packs
Demo – Installing Operations Manager
Module 07 Review
Module 08 – Monitoring the Private Cloud 48m
Lesson 1: Using SharePoint
Using Dashboard in SharePoint
Installing and Configuring the SC OM Web Part
Lesson 2: Templates for Monitoring
Installing and Configuring the SC OM Web Part
Monitoring Database Performance
Port Availability
Windows Services
Web Applications
.NET Applications
Lesson 3: Watching a Distributed App
Distributed Applications
Creating a Distributed Application
Demo – Creating Custom Monitoring
Module 08 Review
Module 09 – Service Management for the Cloud 57m
Lesson 1: What is Service Manager
Service Manager Components
Deployment Options
Lesson 2: Understanding Work Items
Change Management
Release Management
Incident Management
Problem Management
Service Requests
Knowledge Management
Lesson 3: Connectors
AD Connectors
SC CM Connectors
SC OM Connectors
Orchestrator Connector
VMM Connector
Lesson 4: Notifications
Demo – Configuring Service Manager Basic Settings
Module 09 Review
Module 10 – Private Cloud Service Catalog 14m
Lesson 1: Private Cloud Service Catalog
Service Catalog
Creating Request Offerings
Process Pack
Cloud Services Process Pack
Cloud Services Process Pack Reporting
Lesson 2: Service Level Management
Service Level Management
Calendar Items
Demo – Configuring the Storage Pool
Module 10 Review
Module 11 – Security for the Cloud 1h 2m
Lesson 1: Planning DPM Deployment
Considerations for DPM Deployment
Selecting a Backup Method
Storage Requirements
Security Requirements
Software Requirements
Hardware, Network, and Scaling Requirements
Lesson 2: DPM Technologies
Protection Process
Files and Applications
Lesson 3: Upgrading DPM
Upgrading to DPM 2012
In-Place Upgrade
Side-by-Side Upgrade
Lesson 4: Configuring DPM for the Private Cloud
Agents for Trusted Domains
Agents for Untrusted Domains
Deploying Agents on the Untrusted Domains
Using DPM Protection Agents with Certificate Authentication
Deploying DPM Protection Agents using Certificate Authentication
Lesson 5: Configuring Application Protection for the Private Cloud
Protection Groups
SQL Protection
Protecting the Private Cloud
Item-Level Recovery
Cluster Shared Volume Protection
Self-Service Recovery
Lesson 6: Restoring Applications to the Private Cloud
Recovering SQL Data
Self-Service SQL Server Data Recovery
VM Recovery
Item-Level Recovery on Hyper-V
Lesson 7: What’s New with DPM 2012 R2
Windows Azure Backup
Linux Virtual Machine Backup
Demo – Automating the Private Cloud
Module 11 Review
Module 12 – Automation in the Private Cloud 40m
Lesson 1: Orchestrator Architecture
Orchestrator Overview
Integration Packs for Automation
Orchestrator Requirements
Lesson 2: Deployment and Configuration of Orchestrator
Orchestrator Deployment Tasks
Deploying Integration Packs
Configuring Orchestrator Security
The Console and Runbook Designer
Lesson 3: Using Runbooks
Working with Runbooks
Standard Activities
Parameters, Computer Groups, Global Settings
Designing Runbooks
Lesson 4: Using Integration Packs
Integration with SC 2012
Demo – Installing the Cloud Service Process Pack
Module 12 Review
Course Closure
Total Duration: 11h 34m

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