Description

This five-day instructor-led training program provides professionals with the necessary knowledge to successfully design and deploy Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager. In this training program, professionals are introduced to the basic theory of service monitoring. Professionals will also learn about operation, monitoring, configuration, and deployment of Operations Manager 2012.

After accomplishing this training program, professionals will have the skills necessary to manage Operations Manager for maximum business benefit.  This training program incorporates case studies and hands-on learning opportunities so professionals can practice applying business solutions to real-world scenarios.

 

Radiant Teachlearning offers Systems Center 2012 Operations Manager Training Program in Classroom and Virtual instructor Led/Online mode.

 

Duration: 5 days

 

Learning Objectives

After accomplishing this training program, professionals will be able to:

  • Build as well as design the Production Service Monitoring Program
  • Configure and administer Operations Manager 2012
  • Deploy monitoring for servers, applications and services
  • Deploy management packs
  • Create monitors and rules
  • Tune monitors and rules for maximum benefit
  • Configure as well as Create reports for IT and business consumption
  • Meet as well as exceed SLAs to add value to the business partners
  • Configure monitoring views and administrative tasks
  • Deploy monitoring for UNIX/Linux and Network Devices
  • Configure Operations Manager 2012 role-based security
  • Configure notifications, subscribers and subscriptions
  • Configure general Operations Manager 2012 maintenance settings
  • Explain the Operations Manager 2012 Gateway Server
  • Automate Operations Manager with PowerShell
  • Meet and exceed SLA’s in order to bring value to business partners
  • Integrate Operations Manager with other tools

Pre-requisite

Before attending this training program, professionals must have:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system
  • Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Experience with PowerShell and SQL Server and SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Familiarity with data center management processes
  • Previous work with IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Previous work with Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
  • Knowledge of previous versions of Operations Manager
  • Knowledge of the product(s) that professionals plan to monitor

 

Audience Profile

This training program is for IT Professionals who already have some prerequisite technical knowledge and want to learn the skills necessary to implement a comprehensive service monitoring system for their production environment. This training program is also for IT Professionals who want to learn how to communicate relevant business information about the operational status of the IT environment.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Introduction to System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Lessons

  • History and Evolution of System Center
  • System Center 2012 Product Suite
  • System Center 2012 Licensing
  • System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Lab: Introduction to System Center 2012 Operations Manager

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Describe the history and evolution of System Center
  • Differentiate between each of the System Center 2012 products
  • Explain System Center 2012 licensing
  • Identify the purpose and function of Operations Manager 2012

 

Lesson 2: Plan for Service Monitoring

Lessons

  • Introducing ITIL and MOF
  • Designing the Service Monitoring Process
  • Documenting the Service Monitoring Process

Lab: Plan for Service Monitoring

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Provide an overview of ITIL and MOF
  • Design and document a service monitoring plan

 

Lesson 3: Plan an Operations Manager 2012 Deployment

Lessons

  • Defining the Operations Manager 2012 Core Components
  • Designing for High Availability
  • Defining Core Hardware and Software Requirements
  • Designing Network Device Monitoring Requirements
  • Designing UNIX/LINUX Monitoring Requirements
  • Designing Windows-Based Monitoring Requirements

Lab: Plan an Operations Manager 2012 Deployment

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Define what a management group and its components are
  • Design a highly available System Center 2012 Operations Manager environment
  • Plan and design the necessary hardware and software components
  • Explain the necessary components for network device monitoring
  • Explain the necessary components for UNIX/LINUX-based server monitoring
  • Implement Windows-based server monitoring

 

Lesson 4: Deploy Operations Manager 2012

Lessons

  • Reviewing Environmental Prerequisites
  • Installing Operations Manager 2012
  • Verifying Operations Manager 2012 Installation and Additional Configuration
  • Creating and Using Run As Accounts
  • Implementing Active Directory Integration
  • Designing and Implementing Role-Based Administration

Lab: Deploy Operations Manager 2012

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • List the environmental prerequisites needed to install Operations Manager 2012 and Active Directory accounts
  • Explain how to install and configure a management group and its components
  • Verify the successful implementation of basic management group components
  • Create and use Run As accounts
  • Design a role-based administrative model
  • Describe what Active Directory Integration is

 

Lesson 5: Deploy the Operations Manager 2012 Agent

Lessons

  • Reviewing the Operations Manger 2012 Agent
  • Deploying the Operations Manager 2012 Agent
  • Introducing Agent Failover

Lab: Deploy the Operations Manager 2012 Agent

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Describe the agent architecture
  • Describe agent deployment methods
  • Explain what Active Directory auto assignment is
  • Explain how the agent will handle a primary management server failure

 

Lesson 6: Deployment and Administration of Monitoring (Management) Packs

Lessons

  • Introducing Monitoring (Management) Packs
  • Acknowledging Most Commonly Used Monitoring (Management) Packs
  • Modifying and Expanding Monitoring (Management) Packs: Overrides
  • Monitoring (Management) Pack Administration Best Practices

Lab: Deployment and Administration of Monitoring (Management) Packs

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Describe what a monitoring (management) pack is
  • Explain the components of a monitoring (management) pack
  • Describe how to obtain a monitoring (management) pack
  • Deploy monitoring (management) pack
  • Describe the difference between sealed and unsealed monitoring (management) packs
  • Override a monitoring (management) pack
  • Explain best practices for monitoring (management) pack administration

 

Lesson 7: Tune Monitoring (Management) Packs

Lessons

  • Introducing Alerts
  • Tuning a Monitoring (Management) Pack
  • Using Operations Manager Baseline Monitors and Rules
  • Documenting Changes to Monitoring (Management) Packs

Lab: Tune Monitoring (Management) Packs

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain alerts
  • Explain the monitoring (management) pack tuning process
  • Explain baseline monitors and rules
  • Document overrides

 

Lesson 8: Monitor Administration

Lessons

  • Exploring the Operations Console – Monitoring Pane
  • Administering Alerts
  • Exploring Agent-Based Monitoring
  • Customizing the Monitoring Pane

Lab: Monitor Administration

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Navigate the monitoring pane in the Operations console
  • Investigate an alert
  • Use Health Explorer
  • Describe maintenance mode
  • Explain and create Views

 

Lesson 9: Advanced Monitoring

Lessons

  • Monitoring Network Devices
  • Monitoring UNIX/LINUX-Based Computers
  • Monitoring .NET-Based Applications
  • Expanding Operations Manager 2012 Monitoring

Lab: Advanced Monitoring

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Monitor network devices
  • Monitor UNIX/LINUX-based computers
  • Monitor .NET-based applications
  • Monitor distributed applications
  • Expand monitoring by using monitoring (management) pack templates

 

Lesson 10: Reports

Lessons

  • Using Operations Manager 2012 Reporting
  • Administering Reports
  • Customizing Reports

Lab: Reports

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Acknowledge how Operations Manager 2012 Reporting and SQL Server Reporting Services work together
  • Manage default Operations Manager 2012 reports
  • Create customized reports

 

Lesson 11: Notifications and Operations Manager 2012 Maintenance

Lessons

  • Introducing Alert Notifications
  • Designing Maintenance and Disaster Recovery

Lab: Notifications and Operations Manager 2012 Maintenance

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain and configure Operations Manager 2012 notifications
  • Plan and perform routine maintenance
  • Create a disaster recovery plan

 

Lesson 12: System Center 2012 Integration

Lessons

  • n/a

Lab: System Center 2012 Integration

After accomplishing this lesson, professionals will be able to:

  • Explain System Center 2012 Integration

FAQs

Q: How do I know if SCOM is installed?

 

A: Go to control panel and you will see “Operations Management Agent” over there. Launch Operations Manager console. Under Administration, click Agent Managed. In the right pane you can easily see a computer’s list with SCOM agent installed.

 

Q: How do I connect VM to log analytics?

 

A: To enable the VM extension in the Azure portal:-

  • Sign into the Azure portal.
  • Select Browse on the left side of the portal, and then go to Log Analytics (OMS) and select it.
  • In your list of Log Analytics workspaces, select the one that you want to use with the Azure VM.
  • Under Log analytics management, select Virtual machines

 

Q: What is a log analytics workspace?

 

A: A Log Analytics workspace is a unique environment for Azure Monitor log data. Each workspace has its own data repository and configuration as well as data sources and solutions which are configured to store their data in a particular workspace.

 

Q: How the training will be delivered or conducted?

 

A: Radiant Techlearning offers customized training delivery solutions for individuals, teams and businesses depending upon what they require. Here is how we help each one through our diverse formats.

Dedicated Classroom Training program

Onsite: To meet the needs & expectations of our corporate clients all over the world, our expert will travel all the way to your location to deliver the training program at a premise of your choice & convenience. 

Offsite: Our client and Individual professionals across the world travel all the way to India to attend our classroom training sessions. We assist them in services like accommodation, Airport pick & drop, daily cab & Visa assistance. 

Public Batches: Corporates & Individual professionals across the world can nominate their employees or themselves in our classroom or online public batches. Our public batches would have limited number of participants to ensure individual attention. As the participants are from different background and companies, you learn from everyone’s experience. 

On-the-Job Learning: Our team of consultant would help you to execute end-to-end project and simultaneously learn the technology.  

 

Q: What are the various learning options or training mode available?

 

A: Radiant Techlearning offers customized solutions and training programmes for individuals, teams and businesses depending upon what they require. Here is how we help each one through our diverse formats.

Individuals / One-O-One Training 

  • Focused learning sessions
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Teams: Enroll for our Classroom or online Public Batches 

  • Get our specialized updated content for different skill levels
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  • Get help from the ground level through sequential learning

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  • Meet needs of all learners
  • Let your employees be geared up for all kinds of problem solving
  • Inspire your teams for future
  • Update your employees with latest information stretching from technology, business leadership to marketing

 

Q: Who will be the instructor of training program?

 

A: Radiant Techlearning has large pool of in-house certified trainers & consultants with strong background and working experience on the technology. 

Radiant Techlearning offers more than 800+ courses and for each course Radiant have identified best-in-class instructors. 

Radiant has highly intensive selection criteria for Technology Trainers & Consultants, who deliver you training programs. Our trainers & consultants undergo rigorous technical and behavioral interview and assessment process before they are on boarded in the company. 

Our Technology experts / trainers & consultant carry deep dive knowledge in the technical subject & are certified from the OEM. Our faculty will provide you the knowledge of each course from fundamental level in an easy way and you are free to ask your doubts any time from your respective faculty.

Our trainers have patience and ability to explain difficult concepts in simplistic way with depth and width of knowledge.

 

Q: What is the schedule of the training program?

 

A: Radiant Techlearning offers training program on the weekday, weekend and a combination of weekdays and weekends. You can always choose the schedule that best suits to your need. 

 

Q: How is the Radiant Techlearning verified certificate awarded?

 

A: Radiant awards course completion certificate to all the participants who have completed the training program which includes various real time projects, assignments, quizzes and some other tasks.  Once the course is done you would be assigned with a project which you would have to submit in 2 weeks’ time. 

Radiant Techlearning experts will be evaluating the project on various parameter. To be eligible for the verified certificate you would have to score more than 60% marks. 

Only after completion of these criteria you would be awarded with Radiant verified certificate and which the participants can use for their future job purpose. 

Participants will be awarded with grades according to the following criteria:

90% – 100% – AAA+

80% – 90% – AA+

70% – 80% – A+

60% – 70% – A

 

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