55007 System Center 2012 Orchestrator

Course Overview

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.

Who Should Attend

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

    Suggested Prerequisites

    Course Outline

    1 - 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

    2 - 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

    3 - 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

    4 - 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

    5 - PowerPivot Reporting

    • Introducing PowerPivot for Excel
    • Enabling PowerPivot for Reporting
    • Lab 1: Reporting with Excel PowerPivot

    6 - 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

    7 - 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

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    This is a 3-day class

    Price: $1,785.00
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