Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of System Center 2012 Operations Manager

  • Operations Manager Introduction and Basic Concepts
  • What’s New in 2012 Operations Manager
  • System Requirements

Module 2: Installing the 2012 Operations Manager Infrastructure

  • Active Directory Integration
  • SQL Server Configuration
  • Security Considerations
  • Operations Manager Deployment Scenarios
  • Installing Operations Manager 2012

Module 3: Navigating Operations Manager

  • Operations Manager Console Overview
  • Customizing the Operations Manager Console
  • Securing the Operations Manager Console
  • Operations Manager Web Console Overview

Module 4: Global Management Group Settings and Notifications

  • Connected Management Groups and Management Services
  • Configuring Global Management Group Settings
  • Overriding Global Management Group Settings
  • Creating Notifications

Module 5: Installing and Configuring Agents

  • Agent Installation Prerequisites
  • Agent Installation Methods
  • Managing Agent Settings

Module 6: Management Packs

  • Management Pack Overview
  • Pre-Installed Management Packs
  • Importing and Exporting Management Packs
  • Management Pack Authoring

Module 7: Operations Manager Monitoring

  • Monitoring Overview
  • Types of Monitors
  • Network Monitoring

Module 8: Monitoring without Agents

  • Agentless Monitoring
  • Agentless Exception Monitoring

Module 9: Operations Manager Reporting

  • Installing SQL Reporting Services
  • Installing Operations Manager Reporting
  • Creating, Viewing and Customizing Reports

Module 10: Operations Manager Audit Collection Services

  • Overview of ACS
  • Installing and Configuring ACS
  • Forwarders and Collectors
  • ACS on non-Windows Systems (Unix/Linux)

Module 11: Synthetic Transactions

  • Synthetic Transactions Overview
  • Creating Synthetic Transactions

Module 12: Distributed Applications

  • Distributed Applications Overview
  • Design and Creation of Distributed Applications

Module 13: Monitoring Complex Environments

  • Management Groups and Multihomed Agents
  • Gateway Servers and Untrusted Environments

Module 14: Backup and Disaster Recovery

  • Backup Overview and Planning
  • Configuring and Performing Backups
  • Recovery Planning

Requirements

  • Familiarity with PC hardware and devices.
  • Experience supporting Windows-based systems.
  • Basic experience authoring and editing batch and script files.
  • Experience reviewing Windows application and service logs.
  • Experience configuring or supporting distributed application environments.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server 2008 operating system and network configuration.
  • Working Knowledge of Active Directory.
 35 Hours

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