MS-20409 - Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center

This five day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to design and implement Microsoft Server Virtualization solutions using Hyper-V and System Center.

*This course utilizes higher hosting resources for online labs and therefore, post-class access is limited to 30 days.

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Before attending this course, students must have:
  • An understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • An understanding of different storage technologies and concepts
  • The ability to work in a team/virtual team
  • An understanding of Windows PowerShell

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Evaluating the Environment for Virtualization

Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
Overview of System Center 2012 R2 Components
Evaluating Current Environment for Virtualization
Extending Virtualization to the Cloud Environment

Module 2: Installing and Configuring the Hyper-V Role

Installing the Hyper-V Role
Managing Hyper-V
Configuring Hyper-V Settings
Hyper-V Host Storage and Networking

Module 3: Creating and Managing Virtual Hard Disks, Virtual Machines, and Checkpoints

Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks
Creating and Configuring Virtual Machines
Installing and Importing Virtual Machines
Managing Virtual Machine Checkpoints
Monitoring Hyper-V
Designing Virtual Machines for Server Roles and Services

Module 4: Creating and Configuring Virtual Machine Networks

Creating and Using Hyper-V Virtual Switches
Advanced Hyper-V Networking Features
Configuring and Using Hyper-V Network Virtualization

Module 5: Virtual Machine Movement and Hyper-V Replica

Providing High Availability and Redundancy for Virtualization
Implementing Virtual Machine Movement
Implementing and Managing Hyper-V Replica

Module 6: Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

Overview of Failover Clustering
Configuring and Using Shared Storage
Implementing and Managing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

Module 7: Installing and Configuring System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Integrating System Center and Server Virtualization
Overview of VMM
Installing VMM
Adding Hosts and Managing Host Groups

Module 8: Managing the Networking and Storage Infrastructure in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Managing Networking Infrastructure
Managing Storage Infrastructure
Managing Infrastructure Updates

Module 9: Creating and Managing Virtual Machines by Using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Virtual Machine Management Tasks in VMM
Creating, Cloning, and Converting Virtual Machines
Overview of Virtual Machine Updating

Module 10: Configuring and Managing the Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Library and Library Objects

Overview of the Virtual Machine Manager Library
Working With Profiles and Templates

Module 11: Managing Clouds in Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Introduction to Clouds
Creating and Managing a Cloud
Working With User Roles in Virtual Machine Manager

Module 12: Managing Services in Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager and App Controller

Understanding Services in VMM
Creating and Managing Services in VMM
Using App Controller

Module 13: Protecting and Monitoring Virtualization Infrastructure

Overview of Backup and Restore Options for Virtual Machines
Protecting Virtualization Infrastructure by Using DPM
Using Operations Manager for Monitoring and Reporting
Integrating VMM with Operations Manager