This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to install and configure System Center 2012 Operations Manager. In addition this class will prepare the student for managing their 2012 Operations Manager infrastructure.
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Before attending this course, students must have:
- 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.
Detailed Class Syllabus
Module 1: Overview of Microsoft® System Center 2012 Operations Manager
Operations Manager Introduction and Basic Concepts
What’s New in 2012 Operations Manager
Module 2: Installing the 2012 Operations Manager Infrastructure
Active Directory Integration
SQL Server Configuration
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
Module 5: Installing and Configuring Agents
Agent Installation Prerequisites
Agent Installation Methods
Managing Agent Settings
Module 6: Management Packs
Lesson 1: Overview of Management Packs
Lesson 2: Pre-Installed Management Packs
Lesson 3: Importing and Exporting Management Packs
Lesson 4: Sealing a Management Pack
Module 7: Operations Manager Monitoring
Types of Monitors
Module 8: Monitoring without Agents
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