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Installing and Configuring System Center 2012 Operations Manager

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to install and configure System Center 2012 Operations Manager. In addition this class will prepare the student for managing their 2012 Operations Manager infrastructure.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for IT professionals with basic Windows Server, Active Directory and network configuration and management experience.

Participant Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with PC hardware and devices.
  • Experience supporting Windows-based systems.
  • Basic experience authoring and editing batch and script files.
  • Experience reviewing Windows application and service logs.
  • Experience configuring or supporting distributed application environments.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server 2008 operating system and network configuration.
  • Working Knowledge of Active Directory.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install Operations Manager 2012 and configure global and Management Server specific settings.
  • Utilize Resource Pools for high availability.
  • Navigate the Operations Manager Console and Web Console.
  • Perform both automated and manual agent installation on managed systems.
  • Import and export management packs.
  • Configure Rules, Events, Monitors and Tasks.
  • Configure Reporting and create reports.
  • Monitor workstations and servers using Agentless Monitoring and Agentless Exception Monitoring.
  • Configure and manage Audit Collection Services.
  • Create Synthetic Transactions.
  • Create Distributed Applications.
  • Multi-home an agent.
  • Configure a Gateway server for monitoring untrusted environments.
  • Configure communication between management groups.
  • Migrate from Operations Manager 2007 to 2012 Operations Manager

Course Outline

The following items describe the outline of the course:

Module 1: Overview of System Center 2012 Operations Manager
Module 2: Installing the 2012 Operations Manager Infrastructure
Module 3: Navigating Operations Manager
Module 4: Global Management Group Settings and Notifications
Module 5: Installing and Configuring Agents
Module 6: Management Packs
Module 7: Operations Manager Monitoring
Module 8: Monitoring without Agents
Module 9: Operations Manager Reporting
Module 10: Operations Manager Audit Collection Services
Module 11: Synthetic Transactions
Module 11: Synthetic Transactions
Module 12: Distributed Applications
Module 13: Monitoring Complex Environments
Module 14: Backup and Disaster Recovery

Course Materials

The following materials are included as part of the course:

  • Microsoft Official digital Curriculum (MOC)

MS 55004 - Installing and Configuring System Center 2012 Operations Manager

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