20409 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center




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    Course Information

    The Server Virtualization training is a five-day course that imparts essential knowledge and skills required to design and implement Microsoft Server Virtualization solutions using Hyper-V and System Center.

    Completion of this training course will enable candidates to:

    • Install and configure the Hyper-V server role.
    • Evaluate an organization’s virtualization requirements and plan.
    • Implement virtual machine movement and Hyper-V Replica.
    • Create & configure virtual machine networks in a Hyper-V environment.
    • Create virtual machines, and managing virtual hard disks and work with snapshots.
    • Provide high availability for Hyper-V environment.
    • Configuring and managing Virtual Machine Manager library and library objects.
    • Create and manage virtual machines by Virtual Machine Manager.
    • Manage virtual environment by using System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager.


    Module 1: Evaluate the Environment for Virtualization

    • Microsoft Virtualization
    • System Center 2012 R2 Components
    • Evaluate Current Environment for Virtualization
    • Extend Virtualization to the Cloud Environment

    Module 2: Install and Configure the Hyper-V Role

    • Install the Hyper-V Role
    • Manage Hyper-V
    • Hyper-V Host Storage and Networking
    • Configure Hyper-V Settings

    Module 3: Create and Manage Virtual Hard Disks, Machines, and Checkpoints

    • Create and Configure Virtual Hard Disks
    • Create and Configure Virtual Machines
    • Install and Import Virtual Machines
    • Manage Virtual Machine Checkpoints
    • Design Virtual Machines for Server Roles and Services
    • Monitor Hyper-V

    Module 4: Create and Configure Virtual Machine Networks

    • Create and Use Hyper-V Virtual Switches
    • Configure and Use Hyper-V Network Virtualization
    • Advanced Hyper-V Networking Features

    Module 5: Virtual Machine Movement and Hyper-V Replica
    • Provide High Availability and Redundancy for Virtualization
    • Implement and Manage Hyper-V Replica
    • Implement Virtual Machine Movement

    Module 6: Implement Failover Clustering with Hyper-V

    • Overview of Failover Clustering
    • Implement and Manage Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
    • Configure and Use Shared Storage

    Module 7: Install and Configure System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

    • Integrate System Center and Server Virtualization
    • Overview of VMM
    • Install VMM
    • Add Hosts and Managing Host Groups

    Module 8: Manage the Networking and Storage Infrastructure in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

    • Manage Networking Infrastructure
    • Manage Storage Infrastructure
    • Manage Infrastructure Updates

    Module 9: Create and Manage Virtual Machines by Using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

    • Virtual Machine Management Tasks in VMM
    • Create, Clone, and Convert Virtual Machines
    • Virtual Machine Updating

    Module 10: Configure and Manage the Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Library and Library Objects

    • Overview of the Virtual Machine Manager Library
    • Work with Profiles and Templates

    Module 11: Manage Clouds in Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

    • Introduction to Clouds
    • Create and Manage a Cloud  
    • Work with User Roles in Virtual Machine Manager

    Module 12: Manage Services in Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager and App Controller

    • Understand Services in VMM
    • Create and Manage Services in VMM
    • Use App Controller

    Module 13: Protect and Monitor Virtualization Infrastructure

    • Backup and Restore Options for Virtual Machines Overview
    • Protect Virtualization Infrastructure by Using DPM
    • Use Operations Manager for Monitoring and Reporting
    • Integrate VMM with Operations Manager

    Additional Reading

    To prepare yourself for this class, review the following resources:

    • Course 20410B - Installing and Configuring Windows Server® 2012
    • Course 20411B - Administering Windows Server® 2012


    • This course is intended for IT professionals who are involved in designing, implementing, managing, and maintaining a virtualization infrastructure.
    • The remaining majority for this course may include IT decision makers who will determine which virtualization product to implement in their data centers.


    Before attending this course, candidates must have:

    • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
    • Basic understanding of different storage technologies and concepts
    • Basic knowledge of Windows PowerShell
    • The ability to work in a team/virtual team


    Name Code Fee
    Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) - [74-409] 74-409 USD 127



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