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LIVE LAB:

Microsoft 70-246 Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Center 2012

Practical exercises in a live environment to help you get real-world, hands-on experience.

Overview

The 70-246 Practice-Lab will provide you with the necessary platform to gain hands on skills in Microsoft System Centre 2012 components. By completing the lab tasks you will improve your practical skills in workflow Runbooks & Route Incidents; End to End Monitoring including Overrides, Web Applications, .NET Application Performance Monitoring (APM) & Distributed Applications; Implement service offerings; Monitoring Reports and Dashboards; Service Level Management; Manage Problems in Service Manager and Managing Cloud Resources; Manage compliance, configuration and updates. These same tasks will help you understand the objectives and competencies required by the MCSE: 70-246 Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 certification exam.

Vendor:   Microsoft
Vendor Id:   70-246
Version:   1
Level:   Intermediate
Learning Time:   660  Minutes

Exercises

  1. Implement Workflow
  2. Total Learning Time is 40  Minutes and module version is 2

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Create Runbook to Automate a Task
    • Create Workflow to Route Incidents
    • Summary
  3. Implement Service Offerings
  4. Total Learning Time is 40  Minutes and module version is 4

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Add a New Service Offering to the Service Catalogue
    • Create a Custom Workflow
    • Summary
  5. Deploy End to End Monitoring
  6. Total Learning Time is 70  Minutes and module version is 7

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Installation of Operations Manager agent on a computer
    • Discover Network Devices in Operations Manager
    • Import an Operations Manager Management Pack from the catalog
    • Connect VMM with Operations Manager and Enable Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO)
    • Configure SQL Server Analysis Service for VMM
    • Summary
  7. Configure End to End Monitoring
  8. Total Learning Time is 70  Minutes and module version is 1

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Configure Overrides
    • Monitor Web Applications
    • Create Synthetic Transaction for Web Monitoring
    • Configure .NET Application Performance Monitoring (APM)
    • Create Distributed Applications using the Distributed Applications Designer
    • Summary
  9. Create Monitoring Reports and Dashboards
  10. Total Learning Time is 100  Minutes and module version is 1

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Generate a Service Level Tracking Summary Report
    • Create an Alert Logging Latency Report
    • Create an Alerts Report
    • Create an Availability Report
    • Create a Configuration Changes Report
    • Create an Event Analysis Report
    • Create an Operational Data Report
    • Create a Service Level Dashboard View
    • Summary
  11. Monitor Network Devices
  12. Total Learning Time is 40  Minutes and module version is 1

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Monitor Network Devices using Network Vicinity View
    • Monitor Network Devices using Network Summary Dashboard, Network Node Dashboard, and Network Interface Views
    • Summary
  13. Monitor Application Health
  14. Total Learning Time is 60  Minutes and module version is 1

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Use APM to Monitor a New Application
    • Create and Configure the Notification Account for Subscribing to Alert
    • Use synthetic Transaction Monitor to Monitor a Web Site URL
    • View Distributed Application
    • Summary
  15. Implement Service Level Management
  16. Total Learning Time is 50  Minutes and module version is 1

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Create a Calendar Item, SLA Metrics, and Service Level Objective
    • Define a Service Level Objective against an Application
    • Run a Service Level Tracking Report
    • Summary
  17. Manage Problems and Incidents
  18. Total Learning Time is 40  Minutes and module version is 1

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Manage Problems in Service Manager
    • Manage an Incident
    • Summary
  19. Manage Cloud Resources
  20. Total Learning Time is 70  Minutes and module version is 1

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Deploy Applications in Configuration Manager
    • Use Application management in Configuration Manager to Upgrade or Replace Existing Applications
    • Create an Application Profile and SQL Server Profile in a Service Deployment
    • Work with Service Template
    • Create and Enable Self Service User Role in VMM
    • Summary
  21. Manage Updates
  22. Total Learning Time is 40  Minutes and module version is 1

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • Configure Software Updates in Configuration Manager
    • Use a service template in App Controller to launch an Application deployment to a Private cloud
    • Summary
  23. Implement Backup and Recovery
  24. Total Learning Time is 40  Minutes and module version is 1

    Exercises:
    • Introduction
    • View Disk allocation Information to Review Storage Pool Data
    • Create a Protection Group, Add Members and Client Computers to a Protection Group
    • Summary
LIVE LAB Access to real hardware and software in real time and with full administrator privileges to gain real-world practical experience.
  • 660+ Minutes of practical exercises
  • Gain practical experience with real-world scenarios
  • Access to real hardware & software in real time
  • Experiment & put theory to practice
  • Includes exercises designed to prepare for exams.
  • 12 Months access
  • 10-Day money-back guarantee
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