Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 – Configure and Deploy: Extending & Maintaining

Data center administrators responsible for designing, installing, and configuring a private cloud infrastructure

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
99 minutes

Description
The private cloud will continually evolve based on the organization’s requirements. In this course, you’ll learn about the best practices for extending the private cloud and keeping it up to date using Windows Deployment Services and Windows Software Update Services. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that can be taken in preparation for the exam 70-247 – Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud.

Objective

PXE and Update Servers

  • start the course
  • recognize the process for deploying bare-metal Hyper-V hosts with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager and the Pre-Boot Execution Environment
  • recognize the process for managing updates with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • add and configure the Windows Deployment Services role to a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine

Bare-Metal Hyper-V Host Deployment

  • recognize the prerequisites and requirements for adding a PXE Server Role to the VMM environment
  • recognize the process for configuring bare-metal Hyper-V virtualization host deployment in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • add and configure the PXE Server Role in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • prepare for and create a host profile in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • discover and deploy a Hyper-V host using the Add Resource Wizard in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Configuring an Update Server

  • recognize the process for updating servers using the System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager update server role
  • describe WSUS functionality in providing updates for System Center 2012 R2 and considerations for WSUS and VMM integration
  • add an Update Server to System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • manage update settings in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Creating and Enforcing Baselines

  • describe the use of baselines to manage updates in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • configure an update baseline in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • scan for update compliance with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
  • remediate software update non-compliance in System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Practice: Getting the most from a Private Cloud

  • extend and update a private cloud

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.