70-414 - Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

70-414 - Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure


Course Overview

This course teaches students about creating the virtualization infrastructure, planning and deploying virtual machines, monitoring, solutions for the virtualization administration, high availability, PKI, updates, BCP, and IDA

Course Introduction 

Course Introduction 

Module 01 - Creating the Virtualization Infrastructure 

Lesson 1: Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 Components

What is the VMM

What is Operations Manager

What is Orchestrator

What is the App Controller

What is Service Manager

What is Data Protection Manager

What is Configuration Manager

System Center Services and Tools

Lesson 2: Using System Center for Virtualization

Scaling VMs with the VMM

Management with App Controller

Monitoring with Operations Manager

Using Service Manager

Automating Tasks with Orchestrator

Using Data Protection Manager to Help Protect a Virtual Deployment

Demo - Using the VMM Management Console

Lesson 3: Planning a VMM Deployment

Calculating the VMM Deployment Topology

Planning a VMM Management Server

Creating a VMM Library

Creating a VMM Database

Lesson 4: Creating the Virtualization Host

Deploying Hyper-V Hosts

What are Host Groups

Demo - Configuring Host Groups

Working with VMM Libraries

Demo - Working with Libraries

Lesson 5: Storage Infrastructure

Storage Options for Server Virtualization

Options for Configuring Virtual Disks

Using Fibre Channel Storage

Implementing iSCSI Storage

Implementing NFS and SMB 3 Storage

HA for Storage

Lesson 6: Configuring a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization

iSCSI Configuration Overview

Managing Storage in VMM

Demo - Configuring Storage in VMM

Lesson 7: Network Infrastructure for Virtualization

Networking Requirements

Hyper-V Virtual Switch

New Features Hyper-V Virtual Switch Server 2012 R2

Configuration Options for Virtual Networks

Demo - Configuring Virtual Networks

Planning Networks for a Hyper-V Deployment

Managing Virtual Networks in VMM

What Is Network Virtualization

Demo - Configuring Virtual Networks in VMM

Module 01 Review

Module 02 - Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines 

Lesson 1: Considerations for Virtual Machine Setup

When to Virtualize

Virtual Machine Components

Microsoft Solution Accelerators

VMM Integration with System Center 2012

Windows Server 2012 R2 as Gateway With VMM

Planning for Virtual Machine Configuration

Virtualizing Exchange

SQL Server

SharePoint Server

Planning Virtual Machines for Active Directory Domain Services

Virtualized Domain Controllers

Cloning Virtual Domain Controllers

Process: Cloning Server 2012 VDC

DcCloneConfig.xml Syntax

DcCloneConfig.xml Parameters

Domain Controller Safe Backup and Restore

Lesson 2: Planning Virtual Machine Deployment with VMM

Profiles - OS

Profiles - Hardware

Configuring SQL Server Using SQL Server Profiles

Profiles - Applications

Service Templates

VM Templates

Guidelines for VMM Profiles and Templates

Lesson 3: How to Deploy a Virtual Machine

Using VMM for Deployment

Using VMM for Smart Placement


Considerations for Implementing P2V Conversions

V2V Machine Conversions

Considerations for V2V Conversions

Demo - Configuring a Virtual Machine

Module 02 Review

Module 03 - Monitoring 

Lesson 1: Monitoring in Windows Server 2012

Introduction to Monitoring Tools in Windows Server 2012

Using Server Manager for Monitoring

Strategies for Monitoring

Monitoring Server Roles

Options for Monitoring Virtualization

Considerations for Monitoring Virtual Machines

Demo - Enabling and Viewing Resource Metering Data

Lesson 2: Introduction to Operations Manager

Features of Operations Manager

Operations Manager Components

Options for Operations Manager Agent Installation

Demo - Installing the Operations Manager Agent

What is ACS?

Deploying Audit Collection Services

Considerations for Deploying Operations Manager

Demo - Using the Operations Manager Console

Lesson 3: Management Packs

Overview of Management Packs

Management Pack Authoring

Using Management Packs

Creating Overrides

Planning Monitoring with Operations Manager

Lesson 4: Notifications and Reporting

Overview of Notifications

Configuring Notifications

Overview of Reporting

Configuring Reports and Reporting

Implementing Notifications and Reports

Lesson 5: Integration with VMM

Operations Manager Integration with VMM

Configuring Operations Manager and VMM Integration

What is PRO?

Comparing PRO and Advanced Placement Options in VMM

Considerations for Implementing PRO

Configuring Advanced Monitoring for Virtualization Components

Module 03 Review

Module 04 - Solution for the Virtualization Administration

Lesson 1: System Center 2012 Administration

Overview of Run As Accounts in System Center 2012

Administration Delegation for VMM

Administration Delegation for App Controller

Administration Delegation for Service Manager

Administration Delegation for Operations Manager

Administration Delegation for Orchestrator

Administration Delegation Plans for System Center

Demo - Delegated Administration

Using Self-Service Options in VMM

Using Self-Service Options in Service Manager

Using Self-Service Options in Orchestrator

Using Self-Service Options in System Center 2012

Lesson 2: Automation with System Center 2012

Options for Automating Virtualization Management in Service Manager

Options for Automating Virtualization Management in Orchestrator

Options for Automating Virtualization Management in Operations Manager

Implementing Process Automation in System Center 2012

Demo - VMM Private Clouds

Module 04 Review

Module 05 - High Availability 

Lesson 1: Storage Spaces

Describing Storage Spaces

Storage Space Configurations

Clustered Storage Space

How to Configure Storage Spaces

Storage Space Configuration

Storage Space Needs

Demo - RAID

DFS Components

Scenarios for Using DFS

DFS Namespace


DFS Namespaces

Best Practices

Designing DFS Replication

Lesson 2: NLB



Port Rules

Data Storage for NLB Clusters

Managing NLB with VMM

VMM Control of NLB

Lesson 3: The Infrastructure for Failover Clustering

What is Failover Clustering

Considerations for Server Workloads on Failover Clusters

Cluster Nodes Hardware

Network Components

Storage Components

Cluster Quorum

Application Considerations

Lesson 4: Defining Failover Clustering

Configuring a Failover Cluster

New Features to Failover Clustering Windows Server 2012 R2

Improved Features for Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2012 R2

What Server Roles are Used

Settings for a Failover Cluster

Application and Resource Settings

The Scale-Out File Server for Server 2012

Lesson 5: Integrating Failover Clustering with Server Virtualization

Options for Making Virtual Machine Workloads Highly Available

How Does a Failover Cluster Work with Hyper-V?

Infrastructure Requirements for Implementing Failover Clustering for Hyper-V

Implementing Storage Migration

Implementing Live Migration

Implementing Hyper-V Replica

Implementing Virtual Machine Availability

Lesson 6: Multisite Planning a Multisite Failover Cluster

Multisite Challenges for Planning Multisite Clusters

Multisite Planning Data Replication in a Multisite Failover Cluster

Network Infrastructure Considerations

Quorum Mode Considerations

Multisite General Guidelines for Planning Multisite Clusters

Module 05 Review

Module 06 - PKI 

Lesson 1: The Certificate Authority

Certification Authorities

CA Hierarchy

Internal and Public CAs

Planning a CA Hierarchy

When to Use Standalone and Enterprise CAs

Deploying a Root CA

Designing a CA Hierarchy

CA Recovery

Migrating and Upgrading Certification Authorities

Lesson 2: Certificate Templates

Describing the CA

Template Versions

Modifying Certificate Templates

Certificate Template Security

Designing Certificate Templates

Demo - Overview of Certificate Services

Lesson 3: CRL


Auto Enrollment

Choosing an Enrollment Method

Certificate Revocation

Designing Certificate Revocation

Delegating CA and Certificate Management

Lesson 4: Key Archival

Scenarios for Private Key Recovery

Options for Configuring Key Archival

Options for Configuring Key Recovery

Managing Key Archival and Recovery

Module 06 Review

Module 07 - Updates

Lesson 1: WSUS Deployment

WSUS Topology

Designing a WSUS Infrastructure

Configuring WSUS Replicas

WSUS on Isolated Networks

WSUS Database

Update Storage Location

WSUS Management

Considerations for Managing Update Deployment

Demo - WSUS

Lesson 2: Using Configuration Manager 2012

Introducing Software Updates Feature in Configuration Manager

Implementing the Software Updates Feature

Software Updates Feature

Working with Software Updates Feature

The Software Update Point

Software Update Deployments

Selecting an Update Management Technology

Lesson 3: Updating Virtualization

Cluster-Aware Updating

Considerations for Configuring CAU

Update Management in VMM

Update Baseline

Considerations for integrating WSUS and VMM

Module 07 Review

Module 08 - BCP 

Lesson 1: BCP

Requirements for BCP

Strategies for BCP


Components of a Backup Strategy

Components of a Restore Strategy

Using Windows Server Backup

Using System Center 2012 DPM

Considerations for Using Windows Azure Online Backup

Lesson 2: Backups

Planning Server Backups

AD DS Backup

Backing Up Windows Server 2012 Roles

Backing Up File Storage

Performing Windows Server Backups with DPM

Planning a Backup Strategy

Demo - Windows Backup Utility

Lesson 3: Recovery

Planning Server Recovery

AD DS Restore

Restoring Windows Server 2012 Roles

Restoring Files and Data

Restoring Windows Servers

Performing Windows Server Restores with DPM

Recovery Strategy

Disaster Recovery Site

Lesson 4: Backup and Recovery of VMs

Options for Implementing Backups for Virtual Machines

Using DPM

Configuring DPM

Backing Up VMs

Restoring VMs

Configuring Hyper-V Replica

Planning for Implementing Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery

Module 08 Review

Module 09 - IDA 

Lesson 1: Planning and Implementing an AD FS Server Infrastructure

What is AD FS?

Overview of AD FS Components

AD FS Operational Flow

Overview of AD FS Deployment Scenarios

Options for Implementing the AD FS Server Role

Configuring Certificates

Choosing an AD FS Deployment Scenario

Configuring High Availability for AD FS Services

Integrating AD FS with Online Services

Lesson 2: Planning and Implementing AD FS Claims Providers and Relying Parties

Overview of Claims Provider and Relying Party Roles

Overview of AD FS Compatible Applications

Options for Implementing Attribute Stores

Overview of Claims Provider Trust Components

Overview of Relying Party-Trust Components

Configuring Claims Provider Trusts

Configuring Relying Party Trusts

Lesson 3: Planning and Implementing AD FS Claims and Claim Rules


Options for Configuring Claim Rules on a Federation Trust

Creating Claim Rules by Using the Claims Rule Language

Designing AD FS Claims

Options for Interoperation with Previous Versions of AD FS

Lesson 4: Planning and Implementing an AD RMS Cluster

What is IRM?

How AD RMS Works

AD RMS Deployment Scenarios

AD RMS Components

Options for Configuring AD RMS Clusters

Guidelines for Designing AD RMS Clusters

Configuring High Availability for AD RMS Services

Planning AD RMS Management

Implementing an AD RMS Backup and Recovery Strategy

Decommissioning and Removing AD RMS

Demo - Installing an AD RMS Cluster

Lesson 5: Planning and Implementing AD RMS Templates and Policies

Options for Configuring AD RMS Rights Policy Templates

Planning for AD RMS Template Distribution

Options for Configuring AD RMS Exclusion Policies

Planning the AD RMS Super Users Group

Planning for AD RMS Client Applications

Lesson 6: Planning and Implementing External Access to AD RMS Services

Options for Enabling External Users to Access AD RMS

Options for Enabling Application Access for AD RMS Clients

Planning Trusted User Domains

Planning Trusted Publishing Domains

Integrating AD RMS with Microsoft Federation Gateway Support

Integrating AD RMS with Windows Live ID

Integrating AD RMS with AD FS

Considerations for Enabling External User Access to AD RMS

Lesson 7: Planning and Implementing AD RMS Integration with DAC

What is DAC?

Overview of Dynamic Access Control Configuration Process

Integrating AD RMS and DAC

How AD RMS Integrates with DAC

Module 09 Review

Course Closure

70-414 - Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
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