70-246: Monitoring & Operating a Private Cloud w/ System Center 2012 eLearning


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Course Description:

The 70-246: Monitoring & Operating a Private Cloud w/System Center 2012 online training course describes how to monitor and operate a private cloud with Microsoft System Center 2012. This course focuses on how to manage and administer the private cloud, and it describes how you can monitor key infrastructure elements and applications that run within the private cloud.

This online training course aligns to Exam 246: Monitoring & Operating a Private Cloud w/System Center 2012.

Exam Number: 70-246







Course Outline

Configure Data Center Process Automation

Implement workflows
Implementing service offerings
Deploy Resource Monitoring

Deploy end-to-end monitoring
Create end-to-end monitoring
Create monitoring reports and dashboards
Monitor Resources

Monitor network devices
Monitor servers
Monitor the virtualization layer
Monitor application health
Configure and Maintain Service Management

Implement service level management
Manage problems and incidents
Manage cloud resources
Manage Configuration and Protection

Manage compliance and configuration
Manage updates
Implement backup and recovery

Skills Learned

Describe the private cloud infrastructure.
Configure and optimize business unit clouds.
Deploy cloud services.
Monitor private cloud services.
Configure application performance monitoring.
Operate and extend service management in the private cloud.
Automate incident creation, remediation, and change requests.
Implement problem management in the private cloud.
Automate Self-Service provisioning.
Protect the resources in the private cloud by using Data Protection Manager.
Configure compliance in the private cloud.
Configure SLAs, dashboards, and widgets.
Understand appropriate command-Line, PowerShell and applicable management shell commands

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is intended for Datacenter Administrators who are responsible for monitoring and protecting the private cloud infrastructure. It is also intended for solution architects who are responsible for designing private cloud architectures and extending existing private cloud solutions. The primary audience for this online training course is administrators who create service requests. The secondary audience includes datacenter administrators who are responsible for providing provisioning for applications including configuring and deploying those applications—application/service business owners, and administrators who implement service requests.


This course describes how to monitor and operate a private cloud with System Center 2012. Because this is an extensive technical domain that includes several individual products and technologies, it is strongly recommended administrators have prerequisite knowledge in the following areas:

Windows Server 2008 R2 experience
Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) knowledge
Networking experience
Working knowledge of previous versions of System Center products
Knowledge of configuration of Microsoft SharePoint
Hyper-V knowledge
Knowledge of data center management processes
Storage Area Network (SAN) Knowledge


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