Microsoft Course 10215 - Implementing and Managing Microsoft Server Virtualization — A 5 day course

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Synopsis

This course has been retired. Please review the Virtualization portfolio for available courses.

The five-day Microsoft M10215 course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to deploy and manage a server virtualization environment using Microsoft technologies. The course provides details on how to deploy and manage Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services on Windows Server 2008 R2.

The course also provides details on how to manage a server virtualization environment by using System Center products such as System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008, SCVMM 2008 R2, System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 R2, and System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2.

This course does not require previous server virtualization experience, but does require that students have significant experience in managing Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

Objectives

On completion of the Microsoft M10215 course, delegates will be able to:

Suitable For

The primary audience for the Microsoft MS10215 course is Microsoft Windows Server 2008 system administrators who will manage and implement Server Virtualization technologies within their network. The students for this course are responsible for virtualizing their current servers, or have been requested or directed by their information technology (IT) management to research and/or implement server virtualization in the existing environment. They should have a minimum of 1.5 years of experience working with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 as a server administrator.

Prior experience with virtualization is not expected. However, familiarity with virtualization concepts and management tools is highly recommended.

Prerequisites

Before attending the Microsoft 10215 course, students must:

Schedule

This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Contents

Evaluating and Planning for Virtualization

Describe virtualization as it relates to server, desktop, and application environments. Students also will learn how to plan for critical decision points related to hardware requirements, storage, availability, and security.

Lab : Evaluating the Network Environment for Virtualization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Installing and Configuring the Hyper-V Server Role

After completing this module, you will be able to install the Hyper-V server role, and configure host and virtual network settings.

Lab : Installing and Configuring the Hyper-V Server Role

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks and Virtual Machines

After completing this module, you will be able to determine and configure the most appropriate virtual hard disk(s) to use in a virtual machine. Students also will be able to create and configure virtual machines.

Lab : Creating Virtual Hard Disks and Virtual Machines

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Integrating System Center Virtual Machine Manager with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

After completing this module, students will be able to plan for, and deploy, System Center Virtual Machine Manager with their Hyper-V solution.

Lab : Planning and Deploying VMM 2008 R2

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

After completing this module, students will be able to use VMM 2008 R2 to create and deploy virtual machines.

Lab : Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Managing Virtual Machines Using Virtual Machine Manager 2008

This module explains how to perform various management tasks on virtual machines stored within the VMM infrastructure.

Lab : Managing Virtual Machines Using VMM 2008 R2

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configuring and Managing the VMM Library

This module explains how to configure and manage resources in the VMM Library.

Lab : Configuring and Managing the VMM Library

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configuring User Roles and the Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal

This module explains how to configure and manage user roles and the Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal.

Lab : Configuring the VMM Self-Service Portal

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Implementing High Availability for Server Virtualization

This module explains how to configure high availability for server virtualization.

Lab : Implementing High Availability for Server Virtualization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Maintaining Software Updates Using the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool

This module explains how to maintain software updates using the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool.

Lab : Maintaining Software Updates Using the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Monitoring and Reporting Virtualization

This module explains how to use the monitoring tools included with VMM 2008 and integrate System Center Operations Manager to provide extended monitoring, reporting, and troubleshooting capabilities.

Lab : Integrating System Center Operations Manager with VMM 2008

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Backup and Restore Strategies for Virtual Machines

This module explains how to configure and manage resources in the VMM Library.

Lab : Using Data Protection Manager to Back Up the VMM 2008 Infrastructure After completing this module, students will be able to:

Desktop Virtualization Using Remote Desktop Services

This module explains how to describe and implement the core role services included in the Remote Desktop Services server Role.

Lab : Implementing Remote Desktop Services

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Extending Remote Desktop Services Outside the Organization

This module explains how to implement and configure the Remote Desktop Gateway and Remote Desktop Web Access.

Lab : Integrating Remote Desktop Web Access into the Desktop Virtualization Infrastructure

After completing this module, students will be able to: