Course 55006-A: Systems Center 2012 Operations Manager

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the necessary knowledge to successfully design and deploy Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager. In this course, students are introduced to the basic theory of service monitoring. They will also learn about configuration, deployment, monitoring, and operation of Operations Manager 2012.

After completing this course, students will have the skills necessary to manage Operations Manager for maximum business benefit.  This course incorporates case studies and hands-on learning opportunities so students can practice applying business solutions to real-world scenarios.

Audience profile

This course is for IT Professionals who already have some prerequisite technical knowledge and want to learn the skills necessary to implement a comprehensive service monitoring system for their production environment. This course is also for IT Professionals who want to learn how to communicate relevant business information about the operational status of the IT environment.

Job role: Developer

Skills gained

  • Design and build a Production Service Monitoring Program
  • Configure and administer Operations Manager 2012
  • Deploy monitoring for servers, applications and services

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Experience with PowerShell and SQL Server and SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Familiarity with data center management processes
  • Previous work with IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Previous work with Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
  • Knowledge of previous versions of ...

Course outline

Module 1: Introduction to System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Lessons

  • History and Evolution of System Center
  • System Center 2012 Product Suite
  • System Center 2012 Licensing
  • System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Lab : Introduction to System Center 2012 Operations Manager

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the history and evolution of System Center
  • Differentiate between each of the System Center 2012 products
  • Describe System Center 2012 licensing
  • Identify the purpose and function of Operations Manager 2012

Module 2: Plan for Service Monitoring

Lessons

  • Introducin...