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# 55004A: Installing and Configuring System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Available Dates: Call for Dates
Class Length: 5 day
Cost: $2,495

Class Outline:

Topic 1: Overview of System Center 2012 Operations Manager
• Operations Manager Introduction and Basic Concepts
• What’s New in 2012 Operations Manager
• System Requirements
Topic 2: Installing the 2012 Operations Manager Infrastructure
• Active Directory Integration
• SQL Server Configuration
• Security Considerations
• Operations Manager Deployment Scenarios
• Installing Operations Manager 2012
Topic 3: Navigating Operations Manager
• Operations Manager Console Overview
• Customizing the Operations Manager Console
• Securing the Operations Manager Console
• Operations Manager Web Console Overview
Topic 4: Global Management Group Settings and Notifications
• Connected Management Groups and Management Services
• Configuring Global Management Group Settings
• Overriding Global Management Group Settings
• Creating Notifications
Topic 5: Installing and Configuring Agents
• Agent Installation Prerequisites
• Agent Installation Methods
• Managing Agent Settings
Topic 6: Management Packs
• Management Pack Overview
• Pre-Installed Management Packs
• Importing and Exporting Management Packs
• Management Pack Authoring
Topic 7: Operations Manager Monitoring
• Monitoring Overview
• Types of Monitors
• Network Monitoring
Topic 8: Monitoring without Agents
• Agentless Monitoring
• Agentless Exception Monitoring
Topic 9: Operations Manager Reporting
• Installing SQL Reporting Services
• Installing Operations Manager Reporting
• Creating, Viewing and Customizing Reports
Topic 10: Operations Manager Audit Collection Services
• Overview of ACS
• Installing and Configuring ACS
• Forwarders and Collectors
• ACS on non-Windows Systems (Unix/Linux)
Topic 11: Synthetic Transactions
• Synthetic Transactions Overview
• Creating Synthetic Transactions
Topic 12: Distributed Applications
• Distributed Applications Overview
• Design and Creation of Distributed Applications
Topic 13: Monitoring Complex Environments
• Management Groups and Multihomed Agents
• Gateway Servers and Untrusted Environments
Topic 14: Backup and Disaster Recovery
• Backup Overview and Planning
• Configuring and Performing Backups
• Recovery Planning