(Retired) Infrastructure Provisioning with System Center Virtual Machine Manager


Learn how to install and configure Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager and manage enterprise data-center resources with this five-day course.

This course primarily covers the advanced and enterprise-level technologies and solutions available through Microsoft virtualisation, networking and storage.

Using hand-on labs, students will learn the following:

  • new features and capabilities in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • how to configure High Availability for Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager
  • how to update the Virtual Machine Manager environment and underlying Fabric infrastructure including considerations for other System Center components
  • how to configure advanced networking features in Virtual Machine Manager such as Uplink Port Profiles and Virtual Port Profiles
  • how to configure Storage in Virtual Machine Manager including the advantages and disadvantages between different storage types
  • how to use Virtual Machine Manager to configure cloud resources and provision access to a cloud
  • how to configure and manage the Library in Virtual Machine Manager including Library synchronisation and equivalence objects
  • how to prepare the Windows Operating System for deployment in Virtual Machine Manager including how to use Sysprep, WIM and an unattend.xml file
  • How to configure and use Virtual Machine Templates and Service Templates in Virtual Machine Manager including how Service Templates are used in a real-world scenario.
  • how Virtual Machine Manager integrates with other System Center components such as Operations Manager and Orchestrator including how Operations Manager monitors the Virtual Machine Manager environment
  • an overview of Windows Azure Pack including how to complete an express deployment and how to configure VM Clouds
  • how to configure Azure Site Recovery to replicate and recover virtual machines. 

Audience Profile  

This course is intended for IT Professionals who are responsible for designing, implementing, managing and maintaining a virtualisation infrastructure or are interested in learning about current Microsoft Virtualisation technologies for enterprise data-center environments. 

This course is also intended for IT Decision Makers who will be determining which virtualisation and infrastructure management products to implement in their data-centers.


On-Site Training

If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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