Get hands-on instruction and practice implementing infrastructure and application monitoring with System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager. System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager provides infrastructure monitoring that is flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public. You will learn the skills you need to proactively monitor and respond to server and service availability, low performance, and security issues for servers in the datacenter. You will learn key Operations Manager concepts such as Management Packs (including authoring Management Packs), Overrides, and Distributed Application Models. You will learn how to configure some of the key new features in Operations Manager such as Application Performance Monitoring (APM), Network Device Monitoring, Dashboards, Widgets and managing Windows Azure. You will also learn how to integrate Operations Manager with other System Center 2012 R2 components as well as managing resources in both the datacenter and cloud. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who support medium to large enterprises and have experience administering Windows Server 2012.

How will this Course help You

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Plan for the deployment of System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager
Architect a highly available System Center and Microsoft SQL Server platform utilizing Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn.
Planning for migration and upgrade scenarios to System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
Customize the Operations Console with User Roles.
Perform different methods of Agent deployment with System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
Implement key Management Pack concepts and elements including Management Packs Templates.
Configure Notifications, Reporting, and Service Level Tracking in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
Configure the following:
Audit Collection Services.
Agentless Exception Monitoring.
Operations Manager SharePoint Web Part in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
Configure Application Performance Monitoring and Network Device monitoring in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
Configure dashboards and widgets in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.
Describe how to use new cloud-based features including System Center Global Service Monitor and System Center Advisor.
Configure integration between System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager and other System Center 2012 R2 components.
Troubleshoot an Operations Manager Management Group.
Perform disaster recovery in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.

Prerequesites

None