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6331A Deploying and Managing System Center Virtual Machine


									6331A: Deploying and Managing System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008

      Course Number: 6331A
      Course Length: 3 Day

Course Overview
This 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

This course is intended for would be Consultants or Integrators planning on doing Enterprise VMM
implementations and advanced VMM administrators.

Course Outline

Course Introduction                                                                             5m

Module 01 - Customizing PowerPoint                                                              1h20m
Lesson 1: Installing System Center Virtual Machine Manager Server Components
VMM Components
VMM Server Prerequisites
VMM Database Requirements
VMM Installation Security
VMM Post-Installation Security
Install the VMM Server
Demo - Install the VMM Server
Lesson 2: Introducing the VMM Administrator Console
Administrator Console
Administrator Console Prerequisites
Configuring Windows Firewall for VMM Administrator Console
Install the VMM Administrator Console
Demo - Install the VMM Administrator Console
Lesson 3: Installing the VMM Self-Service Portal
Self-Service Portal Prerequisites
Installing Internet Information Services (IIS) Components
Configuring Security in IIS 7.0
Configuring Custom Ports
Install the Self-Service Portal
Demo - Install the Self-Service Portal
Discussion: Installing VMM Components
Lab Demonstration - Installing System Center Virtual Machine Manager
Module 01 Review
Module 02: Configuring VM Hardware, Hosts, and User Roles                 1h50m
Lesson 1: Adding Hosts to VMM
Host Types
Adding a Domain Host
Adding a Perimeter Host
Adding a VMWare VC Host
Multimedia: Adding a VMWare VC Server to VMM
Demo - Multimedia: Adding a VMWare VC Server to VMM
Lesson 2: Configuring Hardware
Configuring Network Hardware
Configuring Storage Hardware
Introducing Pass-through and iSCSI Storage
Configuring Pass-through and iSCSI Storage
Configuring Memory
Configuring Processors
Lesson 3: Configuring VMM Settings
Configuring Virtual Networks
Demo - Configuring Virtual Networks
Configuring Intelligent Placement Settings
Demo - Configuring Intelligent Placement Settings
Working with Filters
Lesson 4: Managing VMM Security
User Roles in VMM
Creating a Self-Service User Role
Lab Demonstration - Configuring VM Hardware, Hosts, and User Roles
Module 02 Review

Module 03: Configuring the VMM Self-Service Portal and Library            1h00m
Lesson 1: Configuring the VMM Self-Service Portal
Enabling Users or Groups for Self-Service
Setting Host or Host Group Permissions
Provisioning Virtual Machines
Configuring Quotas
Demo - Creating a Test Environment
Discussion: Implementing Self-Service
Lesson 2: Maintaining a VMM Library
Adding a Library
Adding Additional Library Shares
Demo - Managing Libraries
Lesson 3: Managing Library Files
Managing Library Shares
Discussion: Library Shares
Lab Demonstration - Configuring the VMM Self-Service Portal and Library
Module 03 Review

Module 04: Deploying and Managing VMs                                     1h00m
Lesson 1: Deploying VMs
Creating and Deploying a VM from a VHD
Creating and Deploying a VM from a Template
Deploying a VM from the Library
Demo - Deploy a VM
Deploying a VM Using Intelligent Placement
Provisioning New Virtual Machines
Lesson 2: Moving VMs Between Hosts
Methods to Move VMs Between Hosts
Configure the SAN Topology
Preparing for SAN Transfers
Performing a Quick Migration
Using Intelligent Placement to Move a VM
Module 04 Review

Module 05: Converting from Physical or Virtual Platforms      50m
Lesson 1: Converting Physical Computers to Virtual Machines
Introducing Physical to Virtual Conversion
P2V Supported Operating Systems
Deciding Which Physical Computers to Convert
Considerations for P2V Conversion
Demonstration: Converting a Physical Computer to a VM
Lesson 2: Migrating Virtual Machines to Hyper-V
Introducing Virtual to Virtual Conversion
Considerations for Virtual Server 2005 VMs
Considerations for VMware VMs
Converting VMWare VMs
Lab Demonstration - Converting Virtual Machines Using VMM
Module 05 Review

Module 06: Deploying Highly Available Virtual Machines        55m
Lesson 1: Introducing Virtual Machine High Availability
Introduction to Virtual Machine High Availability
How Clustering Works with Hyper-V
Overview of Clustering Types
Configuring Library Shares for High Availability
Lesson 2: Deploying Host Clustering
Configuring Host Clustering Storage
Configuring Host Clustering Networking
Configuring the Operating System for Host Clustering
Demo - Configuring Host Clustering
Lesson 3: Deploying Guest Clustering
Host Server Considerations for Guest Clustering
Storage Considerations for Guest Clustering
Virtual Machine Considerations for Guest Clustering
Configuring Guest Clustering
Module 06 Review

Module 07: Managing Virtual Machine Checkpoints and Updates   30m
Lesson 1: Managing Virtual Machine Checkpoints
Hyper-V Snapshot Overview
Hyper-V Snapshot Implementation
Introducing Virtual Machine Checkpoints
Creating a Checkpoint of a Virtual Machine
Managing Virtual Machine Checkpoints
Demo - Creating a Virtual Machine Checkpoint
Lesson 2: Managing Virtual Machine Updates
Using WSUS to Update Hyper-V Hosts
Using WSUS to Update Virtual Machines
Introducing the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool
Using WSUS to Update Offline Virtual Machines
Deploying Updates
Module 07 Review

Module 08: Implementing Monitoring and Reporting                        58m
Lesson 1: Integrating System Center Operations Manager
Introduction to Operations Manager
Integrating VMM and Operations Manager
Setting up Reporting
Select Potential Virtualization Candidates
Moving Workloads Based on Performance
Demo - Configure Reporting
Lesson 2: Performance and Resource Optimization
Introducing Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO)
Configure PRO in VMM
View and Implement PRO Tips
Lesson 3: Planning and Managing Hyper-V
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP)
Discussion: Planning Host Server Utilization
Virtual Machine Utilization
Measuring Host Server Utilization
Planning for Growth
Module 08 Review

Module 09: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Jobs                          30m
Lesson 1: Monitoring Jobs
Introducing Jobs
View Job Status
Filter Jobs
Change Tracking
Demo - Viewing Jobs
Lesson 2: Troubleshooting and Repairing Jobs
Cancel a Job
Restart a Job
Recovering from Job Failure
Windows PowerShell and VMM
Jobs and PowerShell
Module 09 Review

                                                          Total Duration: 8h 50m

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