Cloud & Datacenter Monitoring with System Center Operations Manager (M10964) M10964

Days: 5 day
Price: $2995

Course Details

In this course, you will learn how to deploy and configure System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager. You will learn how Operations Manager can be used to solve many common problems that arise in the cloud or data center, such as ensuring service levels are maintained and that critical line-of-business applications are available and performing at optimum levels.


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Course Agenda

1. Overview and Architecture of System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

  • Overview of Operations Manager
  • Overview of Key Features in Operations Manager
  • Overview of Core Components and Topology
  • Addressing Cloud and Datacenter Issues by Using Operations Manager
  • Planning and Sizing System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

2. Deploying a New System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager Management Group

  • Overview of Security Considerations
  • Designing the Management Group
  • Installing System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager
  • Configuring Operations Manager Default Settings
  • Deploying the Operations Manager Agent
  • Configuring Agentless Exception Monitoring (AEM)
  • Configuring Audit Collection Services

3. Upgrading Operations Manager

  • Overview of Migration and Upgrade Planning
  • Upgrading to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager
  • Migrating to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

4. Configuring Fabric and Application Monitoring

  • Introduction to Management Packs
  • Configuring Network Device Monitoring
  • Configuring Fabric Monitoring
  • Configuring Application Monitoring

5. Application Performance Monitoring

  • Application Performance Monitoring
  • Using IntelliTrace
  • Team Foundation Server Integration

6. End to End Service Monitoring

  • Management Pack Templates
  • Distributed Application Models
  • Global Service Monitor
  • Real-time Visio Dashboards

7. Scorecards, Dashboards and Reporting

  • Configuring and Managing Reporting in Operations Manager
  • Configuring Service Level Tracking
  • Configuring the Operations Manager SharePoint WebPart
  • Configuring Dashboards and Widgets
  • Creating Custom Dashboards

8. Configuring and Customizing the Console

  • Security, Scoping and User Roles
  • Creating Custom Views and Alert Resolution States
  • Configuring Notification Subscriptions
  • Creating Diagnostic and Recovery Tasks

9. Management Pack Authoring

  • Management Packs Authoring Concepts
  • Authoring Management Packs by using the Operations Console
  • Authoring Management Packs by using the Visual Studio Authoring Extensions

10. Integrating Operations Manager with Other System Center Components

  • Service Manager Integration
  • Data Protection Manager Integration
  • Orchestrator Integration

11. Troubleshooting, Tuning and Disaster Recovery

  • Troubleshooting Operations Manager Core Components
  • Tuning Management Packs
  • Configuring SQL AlwaysOn for Operations Manager
  • Configuring Data Retention in Operations Manager
  • Disaster Recovery in Operations Manager