This three-day instructor-led course teaches students how to implement a Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager V2 solution in an organization. The course also discusses how to install, configure, and deploy VMM.
The audience for this class would be Consultants or Integrators planning on doing Enterprise VMM implementations and advanced VMM administrators.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Identify installation prerequisites and requirements for VMM, select secure settings for VMM installations; and install VMM management packs.
- Describe prerequisites for installing the Administrator Console; configure the Windows Firewall for the VMM Administrator Console; and configure managed hosts.
- Describe prerequisites for the VMM Self-Service Portal; configure IIS to support the Self-Service Portal; and install the Self-Service Portal.
- Configure host server hardware to support VMs.
- Add VM hosts to VMM; install the VMM agent; add VMWare servers to VMM; and create filters.
- Configure delegated administration; set host or group permissions; and configure VMM settings to support a test environment.
- Configure access to the VMM Self-Service Portal; configure quotas on the VMM Self-Service Portal; and self-provision VMs using the VMM Self-Service Portal.
- Add a VMM library including library shares and library servers and manage the contents of VMM library shares.
- Deploy VMs using multiple methods; and use Intelligent Placement to deploy VMs.
- Identify considerations for SAN VM migrations; perform a Quick Migration; and use Intelligent Placement to move a VM.
- Convert a physical computer to a VM.
- Convert other VM formats to Hyper-V VMs using VMM.
- Describe considerations for configuring host clustering and describe procedures for configuring host clustering.
- Describe considerations for configuring guest clustering and describe procedures for configuring guest clustering.
- Identify scenarios where VMM Checkpoints may be used to meet operational requirements and create a VM Checkpoint.
- Describe considerations for patch management using System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and deploy patches using WSUS.
- Describe and configure SCOM reporting.
- Use SCOM to select potential virtualization targets based on workload and performance characteristics.
- Describe considerations for monitoring host server utilization; measure and analyze host server utilization; and identify important considerations in growth planning.
- Monitor and manage the progress of VMM jobs.
- Locate failed jobs and recover failed jobs.