70-247 - Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud with System

70-247 - Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud with System


Course Overview

This course teaches students about understanding the Private Cloud, using VMM to deploy the Cloud, working with the Private Cloud infrastructure, virtual applications, components of the Private Cloud, a First Business Unit Cloud, Private Cloud infrastructure, monitoring the Private Cloud, service management for the Cloud, Private Cloud Service Catalog, security for the Cloud, and automation in the Private Cloud.

Course Introduction 

Course Introduction 

Module 01 - Understanding the Private Cloud 

Lesson 1: Understanding the Private Cloud

Cloud Comparisons

Comparing the Private and Public Clouds

Benefits of the Private Cloud with Microsoft

Using System Center 2012

Lesson 2: Preparing to Deploy the Cloud

Major Business Needs

Service Identification

Management Process Automation

Lesson 3: Components of the Private Cloud

Looking at the Data Center Environment

High Availability




Lesson 4: System Center 2012 Components

What is VMM?


Service Manager

Operations Manager


Lesson 5: Using Hyper-V with VMM

Cluster Requirements

Hyper-V Cluster Creation

Using VMM for Clusters

Did it Deploy?

Demo - Preparing the Private Cloud Infrastructure

Demo - Creating a Host Group

Demo - Creating a RunAs Account

Demo - Creating a User Role

Module 01 Review

Module 02 - Using VMM to Deploy the Cloud 

Lesson 1: VMM Architecture

VMM Architecture

Private Cloud Infrastructure

VMs and the Services Tab

VMM Jobs

VMM Libraries

VMM Manager Settings

Deploying VMs in VMM

Lesson 2: Install and/or Upgrade VMM

Minimum Requirements for Installing VMM

What to Plan For

Upgrading Earlier Versions of VMM

Making the VMM Highly Available

Lesson 3: Host Groups

Understanding Host Groups

Placement Rules

Power Optimization

Dynamic Optimization

Host Reservations



Lesson 4: Understanding Security

Service Accounts

Run As Account

User Roles in VMM

Lesson 5: What’s New with VMM R2

VMM R2 Networking

VMs and the Cloud

Demo - Reviewing the Hosts

Demo - Library Shares

Demo - Preparing the Cloud Infrastructure

Demo - Veryfying Roles

Demo - Deploying a New Virtual Machine

Module 02 Review

Module 03 - Working With the Private Cloud Infrastructure 

Lesson 1: PXE and Update Servers

PXE Server Architecture

Update Management in the VMM

Lesson 2: Bare Metal Hyper-V Host Servers

Installing the PXE Server for Integration

Bare Metal Deployment

The Host Profile

Adding the PXE Server Role

Adding Resource Wizard

Lesson 3: Configuring the Update Server Role

Server Updates

Using WSUS

Adding and Managing the Update Server to VMM

Lesson 4: The Update Baseline

Preparing for the Update Baseline

Check for Compliance

Choosing Remediation for Non-Compliance

Demo - Configuring a PXE Server

Demo - Creating a Host Profile

Demo - Creating an Update Server

Demo - Update Baseline

Module 03 Review

Module 04 - Virtual Applications 

Lesson 1: Dynamic Application Deployment

Describing Dynamic Application Deployment

Using the Web Deployment Tool

What is Server Application Virtualization?

Lesson 2: Server Application Virtualization Overview

Server App-V Basics

Scenarios for Server App-V


What is Sequencing?

The Server App-V Package

What’s Different Between Server App-V and App-V?

Lesson 3: Web Deployment Packages

The Web Deployment Process

Creating Web Deployment Packages

Lesson 4: Configuring Server App-V Components



Best Practices

Lesson 5: Sequencing and Deploying Virtual Apps

Creating a Server App-V Package

Sequencer Cmdlets and the Server App-V Agent

Testing the Package

Protecting the Server App-V Package

Demo - Configuring Virtual Application Delivery

Module 04 Review

Module 05 - Components of the Private Cloud 

Lesson 1: SQL Server Profiles

Using VMM for SQL Installation

Preparing and Deploying the Image

SQL Server Profile

Service Templates to Complete Deployment

Lesson 2: OS Profiles

Guest OS Profiles

General Settings for Guest OS Profiles

Roles and Features

Network Settings

Scripting Guest OS Profiles

Lesson 3: Application Profiles

Overview of Application Profiles

Making a Profile

Deploying the Profile

Lesson 4: Hardware Profiles

Hardware Profile Overview

Compatibility and General Settings

Network Adapter Settings

Bus Configuration

Advanced Settings

Lesson 5: VM Templates

Overview of VM Templates

How to Create a VM Template


Lesson 6: Self-Service User Role

User Roles

Considerations for Self-Service User Roles


Creating a Self-Service User Role

Demo - Installing SQL Server

Demo - Creating Private Cloud Building Blocks

Module 05 Review

Module 06 - A First Business Unit Cloud 

Lesson 1: What is Private Cloud Computing

The Business Unit Cloud




Lesson 2: Installing and Configuring App Controller

App Controller Overview

Installing the App Controller

Connecting VMM to the App Controller

Lesson 3: Creating and Managing Services and Service Templates

Describing a Service

Service Templates

Working with Service Templates

Deployment Configurations

Service Template Settings

Lesson 4: Changes with App Controller 2012 R2

Changes with App Controller 2012 R2

Demo - Deploying and Accessing the Private Cloud

Module 06 Review

Module 07 - Private Cloud Infrastructure 

Lesson 1: Operations Manager Components


Minimum Requirements

Monitoring Cloud Components

The Agent

Security for the Agent

Securing User Access

Lesson 2: Upgrading

Types of Server Upgrades

Upgrading a Distributed Topology

Side-by-Side Upgrade

Lesson 3: Notifications




Lesson 4: Management Packs

Management Packs

Downloading and Installing Management Packs


Making Your Own Management Pack

Lesson 5: Putting It All Together

Putting It All Together

Lesson 6: What’s New Operations Manager 2012 R2

Fabric Monitoring

Microsoft Monitoring Agent

Integrating OM with Development Processes (DevOps)

Support for IPv6

System Center Advisor

Demo - Deploying Agents

Demo - Installing Management Packs

Demo - Installing Operations Manager

Module 07 Review

Module 08 - Monitoring the Private Cloud

Lesson 1: Using SharePoint

Using Dashboard in SharePoint

Installing and Configuring the SC OM Web Part

Lesson 2: Templates for Monitoring

Installing and Configuring the SC OM Web Part

Monitoring Database Performance

Port Availability


Windows Services

Web Applications

.NET Applications

Lesson 3: Watching a Distributed App

Distributed Applications

Creating a Distributed Application


Demo - Creating Custom Monitoring

Module 08 Review

Module 09 - Service Management for the Cloud

Lesson 1: What is Service Manager

Service Manager Components


Deployment Options


Lesson 2: Understanding Work Items

Change Management

Release Management

Incident Management

Problem Management

Service Requests

Knowledge Management

Lesson 3: Connectors

AD Connectors

SC CM Connectors

SC OM Connectors

Orchestrator Connector

VMM Connector

Lesson 4: Notifications




Demo - Configuring Service Manager Basic Settings

Module 09 Review

Module 10 - Private Cloud Service Catalog 

Lesson 1: Private Cloud Service Catalog

Service Catalog

Creating Request Offerings

Process Pack

Cloud Services Process Pack

Cloud Services Process Pack Reporting

Lesson 2: Service Level Management

Service Level Management

Calendar Items

Demo - Configuring the Storage Pool

Module 10 Review

Module 11 - Security for the Cloud 

Lesson 1: Planning DPM Deployment

Considerations for DPM Deployment

Selecting a Backup Method

Storage Requirements

Security Requirements

Software Requirements

Hardware, Network, and Scaling Requirements

Lesson 2: DPM Technologies


Protection Process

Files and Applications

Lesson 3: Upgrading DPM

Upgrading to DPM 2012

In-Place Upgrade

Side-by-Side Upgrade

Lesson 4: Configuring DPM for the Private Cloud


Agents for Trusted Domains

Agents for Untrusted Domains

Deploying Agents on the Untrusted Domains

Using DPM Protection Agents with Certificate Authentication

Deploying DPM Protection Agents using Certificate Authentication

Lesson 5: Configuring Application Protection for the Private Cloud

Protection Groups

SQL Protection

Protecting the Private Cloud

Item-Level Recovery

Cluster Shared Volume Protection

Self-Service Recovery

Lesson 6: Restoring Applications to the Private Cloud

Recovering SQL Data

Self-Service SQL Server Data Recovery

VM Recovery

Item-Level Recovery on Hyper-V

Lesson 7: What’s New with DPM 2012 R2

Windows Azure Backup

Linux Virtual Machine Backup

Demo - Automating the Private Cloud

Module 11 Review

Module 12 - Automation in the Private Cloud 

Lesson 1: Orchestrator Architecture

Orchestrator Overview


Integration Packs for Automation

Orchestrator Requirements

Lesson 2: Deployment and Configuration of Orchestrator

Orchestrator Deployment Tasks

Deploying Integration Packs

Configuring Orchestrator Security

The Console and Runbook Designer

Lesson 3: Using Runbooks

Working with Runbooks

Standard Activities


Parameters, Computer Groups, Global Settings

Designing Runbooks

Lesson 4: Using Integration Packs

Integration with SC 2012

Demo - Installing the Cloud Service Process Pack

Module 12 Review

Course Closure

70-247 - Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud with System
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