What you’ll learn
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Explain the different virtualization options
Install and manage Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016
Install and configure System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
Manage storage fabric and fabric updates
Configure and manage Virtual Machine Manager library and library objects
Manage the networking fabric
Create and manage virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Manager
Manage clouds in Virtual Machine Manager
Manage services in Virtual Machine Manager
Monitor virtualization infrastructure by using System Center Operations Manager
Implement and manage Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery
Protect virtualization infrastructure by using Data Protection Manager
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Who is the course for?
This course is intended for IT professionals and administrators who are responsible for designing, implementing, and managing virtualization infrastructure in a software-defined datacenter by using System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager.
This course is also intended for IT decision makers who want to determine which virtualization product to implement in their software-defined datacenters and who want to become familiar with the System Center 2016 solution for managing virtualization infrastructure.
We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please contact us on 1800 853 276.
Module 1: Introduction to server virtualization
This module explains the different virtualization solutions. It also describes the concepts of software-defined datacenter and Microsoft Azure.
Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
Introduction to the software-defined datacenter
Extending virtualization to the cloud
Lab : Evaluating virtualization options
Module 2: Overview of Hyper-V virtualization
This module explains how to install and manage Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016.
Installing and configuring the Hyper-V role
Creating and managing virtual hard disks and virtual machines
Creating and using Hyper-V virtual switches
Implementing failover clustering with Hyper-V
Lab : Creating and managing virtual hard disks and virtual machines
Lab : Implementing failover clustering with Hyper-V
Module 3: Installing and configuring System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
This module explains how to install and configure System Center 2016 VMM for managing a virtualization environment.
Overview of System Center 2016 VMM
Installing System Center 2016 VMM
Adding hosts and managing host groups
Lab : Installing and configuring System Center 2016
Installing and configuring System Center 2016
Managing hosts and host groups
Managing an Azure subscription by using VMM
Module 4: Managing storage fabric and fabric updates
This module explains how to manage storage fabric and fabric updates in VMM.
Lab : Managing storage fabric and fabric updates
Module 5: Configuring and managing the Virtual Machine Manager library and library objects
This module describes how to configure and manage VMM library and library objects. It also describes the differences between profiles and templates and how they are used.
Overview of the VMM library
Preparing Windows for deployment in VMM
Working with profiles
Working with virtual machine templates
Lab : Configuring and managing VMM library and library objects
Configuring and managing a VMM library
Creating a Windows image for the VMM library
Creating and managing profiles and templates
Module 6: Managing the networking fabric
This module explains how to manage networking fabric in VMM.
Networking concepts in VMM
Managing Software-Defined Networking
Understanding network function virtualization
Lab : Creating and configuring the networking fabric
Lab : Configuring and testing Hyper-V Network Virtualization
Module 7: Creating and managing virtual machines by using Virtual Machine Manager
This module explains how to create and manage virtual machines by using VMM.
Virtual machine management tasks
Creating, cloning, and converting virtual machines
Lab : Creating and managing virtual machines by using System Center 2016 VMM
Creating a virtual machine and modifying its properties
Creating and managing checkpoints
Cloning and migrating a virtual machine
Module 8: Managing clouds in System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
This module explains how to create and manage clouds by using VMM.
Lab : Managing clouds in System Center 2016 VMM
Creating a private cloud
Creating user roles
Module 9: Managing services in Virtual Machine Manager
This module explains how to create and manage services in VMM.
Lab : Managing services in VMM
Creating a service template
Deploying a service and updating service template
Scaling out service and updating the service
Module 10: Monitoring a virtualization infrastructure by using System Center Operations Manager
This module explains how to use Operations Manager for monitoring virtualization infrastructure.
Operations Manager architecture and security
Using Operations Manager for monitoring and reporting
Integrating Operations Manager with VMM and DPM
Lab : Monitoring a virtualization infrastructure by using Operations Manager
Module 11: Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery
This module explains how to implement and manage Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery
Lab : Implementing and managing Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery
Module 12: Protecting a virtualization infrastructure by using Data Protection Manager
This module explains how to use DPM for protecting virtualization infrastructure.
Lab : Protecting virtualization infrastructure by using DPM
Configuring a DPM server and installing DPM protection agents
Creating and configuring protection groups
Recovering VMs and other data
Providing online protection with DPM
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
An understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
An understanding of different storage technologies and concepts
Familiarity with different types of virtualizations
Familiarity with Windows Server and Windows Server administration
An understanding of Windows PowerShell
Students should have the ability to work in a team/virtual team and possess good documentation and communication skills.
Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following courses, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:
20740 – Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
20741 – Networking with Windows Server 2016
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