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Course 50028E:
Installing and Configuring System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2


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Cour se Outline

Module 1: Ins talling Microsoft Sys tem Center Operations Manager 2007

This module explains how to install System Center Configuration Manager 2007 in a single Root Management Server configuration and a clustered highly available Root Management Server configuration.

  1. Lession
    1. • Preparing for Operations Manager 2007 R2
    2. • Using System Center Capacity Planner
    3. • Security.
    4. • Installing System Center Operations Manager 2007
    5. • Post Installation
  2. Lab : Ins talling Microsoft Sys tem Center Operations Manager
    1. • Installing the Operations Manager Components
  3. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. • Identify the requirements for installing System Center Operations Manager 2007.
    2. • Install System Center Operations Manager 2007 and verify a successful installation
  4. Module 2: Us ing the Operations Console
  5. This module explains how to use the Operations Console and how to perform configuration tasks.
  6. Lession
    1. • Reviewing the Workspaces
    2. • Using the Web Console
    3. • Working with Views
    4. • Reviewing Security Roles
  7. Lab : Creating Operator Accounts and Views
    1. • Creating Operator Accounts and Views
  8. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. • Install the Operations Console on another system.
    2. • Understand the workspaces and views.
    3. • Work with the Actions available for a given object.
    4. • Maintain clients.
  9. Module 3: Configuring Management Group and Agent Settings
  10. This module explains how to configure the global management group settings and the individual agent settings within Operations Manager 2007.
  11. Lession
    1. • Global Settings
    2. • Overriding Global Settings
    3. • Creating Notifications
  12. Lab : Configuring Notification Settings
    1. • Setting Management Group Notification Options
    2. • Creating Notification Recipients
    3. • Creating Notification Subscriptions
    4. • Testing Notification Subscriptions
  13. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. • Configure default management group settings.
    2. • Override the default management group setting.
    3. • Configure notification settings and define who will receive the notifications.
  14. Module 4: Agent Ins tallation
  15. This module explains how to deploy the Operations Manager agent within the management group.
  16. Lessons
    1. • Configuring Active Directory
    2. • Push Installation
    3. • Manual Installation
    4. • Managing Agents
  17. Lab : Agent Ins tallation
    1. • Manually Installing the Agent
    2. • Approving the Manually Installed Agent
  18. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. • Create an Active Directory container for automatic agent assignment
    2. • Configure automatic installation settings.
    3. • Manually install and approve an agent
  19. Module 5: Management Packs
  20. This module explains how to import, export and manage the objects within a management pack
  21. Lesson
    1. • Management Pack Overview
    2. • Importing and Exporting Management Packs
    3. • Creating and Sealing Management Packs
  22. Lab : Creating Monitor s
    1. • Creating a Self-Tuning Threshold
    2. • Creating a Correlated Windows Event Unit Monitor
  23. Lab : Creating Tasks
    1. • Creating a Task
    2. • Testing a Task
  24. Lab : Associating Run As Profiles with a Management Pack
    1. • Creating a Run As Profile
    2. • Testing a Task
  25. Lab : Configuring Overrides
    1. • Create and Verify the Override
  26. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. • Define the components that make up a management pack.
    2. • Create a new management pack.
    3. • Export and import management packs.
    4. • Seal a management pack.
  27. Module 6: Reporting
  28. This module explains how to install and configure SQL Reporting Services and then install Operations Manager Reporting and create reports.
  29. lesson
    1. • Installing and Configuring SQL Reporting Services
    2. • Installing Operations Manager Reporting
    3. • Creating and Viewing Reports
  30. Lab : Creating Reports
    1. • Creating a Model
    2. • Creating a Report
    3. • Create reports using Report Builder
  31. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. • Install and configure SQL Reporting Services.
    2. • Install and configure Operations Manager Reporting
    3. • View reports.
    4. • Create reports using Report Builder.
  32. Module 7: Agentles s Exception Monitoring
  33. This module explains how to configure Agentless Exception Monitoring to monitor for application faults and then monitor the client systems.
  34. Lesson
    1. • Configuring Exception Monitoring
    2. • Managing Clients
  35. Lab : Configuring Agentles s Exception Monitoring
    1. • Configuring Client Monitoring
    2. • Configuring Group Policy
    3. • Testing Client Monitoring
  36. After completing this module, students will be able to
    1. • Configure a management server as an Agentless Exception Monitoring collector.
    2. • Configure clients to generate error reports and send them to the management server.
  37. Module 8: Audit Collection Services
  38. This module explains how to install and configure Audit Collection Services, how to enable forwarders and how to manage collectors and forwarders using the Command Shell.
  39. Lession
    1. • Audit Collection Services Overview
    2. • Installing Audit Collection Services
    3. • Configuring Forwarders and Collectors
    4. • Importing ACS Reports
  40. Lab : Configuring Forwarders
    1. • Enabling Forwarders
  41. Lab : Configuring ACS Reports
    1. • Import ACS Reports
  42. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. • Install and configure Audit Collection Services.
    2. • Optimizing auditing.
    3. • Create Auditing reports.
  43. Module 9: Synthetic Transactions
  44. This module explains how to create a synthetic transaction to proactively monitor components.
  45. Lessons
    1. • Synthetic Transactions
  46. Lab : Creating Synthetic Transactions
    1. • Building the Synthetic Transaction
    2. • Testing the Synthetic Transaction
  47. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. • Create and use Synthetic Transactions.
  48. Module 10: Dis tributed Applications
  49. This module explains how to create and use distributed applications to provide end-to-end service monitoring.
  50. Lesson
    1. • Distributed Applications
  51. Lab : Creating a Dis tributed Application
    1. • Building the Model
    2. • Building the Model
  52. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. • Create and use Distributed Applications.
  53. Module 11: Monitoring Non-Microsoft Platforms
  54. This module introduces the components that allow monitoring of UNIX, Linux and network devices.
  55. Lesson
    1. • Tools for Monitoring Non-Microsoft Platforms
    2. • Using the Cross-Platform Extensions
  56. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. •Identify and use the built-in tolls for managing non-Microsoft platforms.
    2. • Configure and use the Cross-Platform Extensions for monitoring UNIX and Linux systems.
    3. • Install the Cross-Platform extensions.
  57. Module 12: Complex Environments
  58. This module explains how to configure agents to send monitoring data to multiple management servers in multiple management groups. It also explains how to install and configure a Gateway server for clients in untrusted domains and how to configure multiple management groups to interoperate.
  59. Lessons
    1. • Multi-homing Agents
    2. • Untrusted Environments
    3. • Multi-Tiered Environments
  60. Lab : Connecting Management Groups
    1. • Connecting Management Groups
    2. • Configuring Operator Accounts
  61. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. • Multi-Home and agent.
    2. • Create a Gateway server to monitor an untrusted domain
    3. • Create connectors to other management groups and third party management products
  62. Module 13: Backup and Recovery
  63. This module explains how to backup and restore a management group and the management servers within the management group.
  64. Lesson
    1. • Planning Backup and Restore
    2. • Performing a Backup
    3. • Planning Recovery Strategies
  65. Lab : Converting Management Packs
    1. • Promoting a Management Server
  66. After completing this module, students will be able to:
    1. • Identify the components to back up
    2. • Plan a backup strategy
    3. • Implement a backup strategy
    4. • Implement a restore strategy