In this course, students are introduced to the various System Center products, and then learn how Orchestrator 2012 is architected and deployed within the Systems Center suite.TARGET AUDIENCE:
This course is designed for IT professionals who already have prerequisite technical knowledge of the systems they want to manage with Orchestrator 2012.. This course is also for IT professionals who need to understand the critical components of the systems that might require automation.COURSE OBJECTIVES:
At course completion students will be able to:
- Explain the role of Orchestrator 2012 and the entire System Center suite
- Provide an overview of ITIL and MOF
- Install and configure Orchestrator 2012
- Customize, optimize and scale Orchestrator 2012
- Implement runbook automation for native Windows processes
- Develop advanced runbooks using real-world scenarios
- Implement integration packs for other System Center and Microsoft products
- Implement configuration of error-handling and log monitoring
- Implement disaster recovery methods
- Implement maintenance and troubleshooting steps in Orchestrator 2012
Introduction to the System Center 2012 Orchestrator
- History and Evolution of System Center
System Center 2012 Product Suite
System Center 2012 Licensing
Introducing ITIL and MOF
System Center 2012 Orchestrator
Lab 1: Introducing System Center 2012
Lab 2: Introducing Service Management
Design and Deployment Considerations for Orchestrator 2012
- Preparing to Deploy Orchestrator 2012
Installing Orchestrator 2012
Exploring Orchestrator 2012 Interfaces
Examining Runbook Servers and Global Settings
Lab 1: Touring the Orchestrator 2012 Console and Initial Lab Environment Setup
Runbook Configuration Basics
- Creating Runbooks
Creating Standard Activities
Working with Monitors, Links and Junctions
Analyzing Data Using the Orchestrator Data Bus
Stepping Through Runbooks with the Tester
Exporting and Importing Runbooks
Lab 1: Creating Basic Runbooks
Advanced Runbooks and Complex Activities
- Designing Advanced Runbooks
Reviewing Integration Packs
Automating Activities with Active Directory Integration Pack
Implementing Integration Packs
Executing Programs and Scripts using Runbooks
Lab 1: Creating Advanced Runbooks and Complex Activities
- Introducing PowerPivot for Excel
Enabling PowerPivot for Reporting
Lab 1: Reporting with Excel PowerPivot
Administration, Management and Extensibility
- Determining Fault Tolerance
Optimizing Performance and Capacity
Installing with Command Line and Console Push
Preparing for Disaster Recovery
Upgrading from Opalis and Migrating Runbooks
Utilizing the Orchestrator Integration Toolkit
Lab 1: Completing a Push Install of Runbook Designer and Runbook Server
Lab 2: Preparing for Backup and Restore
System Center 2012 Integration (optional)
- Lab 1: Setting up the Initial Lab Environment
Lab 2: Creating an Orchestrator 2012 Runbook
Lab 3: Working with Orchestrator System Center Runbooks
This course is designed for IT professionals who already have prerequisite technical knowledge of the systems they want to manage with Orchestrator 2012.. This course is also for IT professionals who need to understand the critical components of the systems that might require automation.
Virtual 55007 System Center 2012 Orchestrator Online Live training option
Imagine an industry-leading classroom training experience from wherever you have access to the Internet.
The Virtual Online Live events listed here gives you an effective and proven online virtual learning experience with the freedom to attend virtually from anywhere.
There is also an option of experiencing Online Live from one of the many national partner centers where a computer and headset will be provided for you.
This rich and engaging virtual classroom environment lets you conveniently interact with instructors and other students.
You will hear and see your instructor as they teach the course and answer your questions via voice or text.
Choose the online live virtual training option and you can access the recorded version even after the class has finished.
The onDemand labs give you access to the same client and server technologies covered in class so you can test, apply and hone your skills by accessing the labs before and even after the class.
Technical Requirements: a computer or laptop with a modern browser and high speed internet access along with one or two monitors.