S2K10964-1 - Essentials for Infrastructure Monitoring with System Center Operations Manager

In this two day custom course you will learn the essential skills for using System Center Operations Manager for monitoring your environment. Operations Manager design, installation, upgrading, system and application monitoring, customization, security and other related areas will be covered. Note that in this course topics and labs will be adjusted to focus specifically on the core capabilities of Operations Manager.

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Experience in a Microsoft server operating system is required. No previous Operations Manager experience is required.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Overview and Architecture

Overview of Operations Manager
verview of Key Features in Operations Manager
Overview of Core Components and Topology
Addressing Cloud and Datacenter Issues by Using Operations Manager
Planning and Sizing System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

Module 2: Deploying a new System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager Management Group

Overview of Security Considerations
Designing the Management Group
Installing System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager
Configuring Operations Manager Default Settings
Deploying the Operations Manager Agent
Configuring Agentless Exception Monitoring (AEM)
Configuring Audit Collection Services

Module 3: Upgrading Operations Manager

Overview Migration and Upgrade Planning
Upgrading to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager
Migrating to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

Module 4: Configuring Fabric and Application Monitoring

Introduction to Management Packs
Configuring Network Device Monitoring
Configuring Fabric Monitoring
Configuring Application Monitoring

Module 5: End to End Service Monitoring

Management Pack Templates
Distributed Application Models
Global Service Monitor
Real-time Visio Dashboards

Module 6: Scorecards, Dashboards and Reporting

Configuring and Managing Reporting in Operations Manager
Configuring Service Level Tracking
Configuring the Operations Manager SharePoint WebPart
Configuring Dashboards and Widgets
Creating Custom Dashboards

Module 7: Configuring and Customizing the Console

Security, Scoping and User Roles
Creating Custom Views and Alert Resolution States
Configuring Notification Subscriptions
Creating Diagnostic and Recovery Tasks