Configuring and Administering Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 - 55021 Course Outline
ONLC is now offering an updated, three-day Hyper-V course that is current with the new R2 release of Windows Server 2012.
To view the replacement course see:
Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V for Support Professionals
This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and administer Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012. Students will learn the history of Virtualization as it pertains to Microsoft technologies. Students will learn the new features of Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012. After completing this course students will be able to install, configure, and administer Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012. Students will also be able to describe the High Availability features built into Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012.
This course is intended for Network Administrators who are responsible for virtualization in their environment specifically Hyper-V.
At Course Completion
Before attending this course, students must have:
Deep understanding of Virtualization technologies
Prior experience with Hyper-V or other virtualization technologies
Previous storage configuration experience
Previous networking configuration experience
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe Microsofts virtualization technologies.
Design and Manage virtual machine storage solutions.
Design and Manage virtual networks.
Design the Hyper-V host architecture.
Design the virtual machine architecture.
Design a Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Virtualization Infrastructure.
Describe and manage Hyper-V Snapshots
Describe Hyper-V host and virtual machine high availability.
Describe storage options for Virtual Machines.
Describe the different types of virtual hard disks.
Describe the Hyper-V integration services.
Describe Live Migration.
Understand Storage Migration.
Understand Virtual Machine Import.
Module 1: Planning for Virtualization
After completing this module students will be able to describe virtualization as it relates to server environments. Students will be able to plan for hardware requirements, storage, availability, and security.
Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
Assessment of Virtualization Candidates
Planning for Virtualization
Lab : Assessing the Environment for Virtualization
Planning for the Hyper-V Server Role
Assess the environment by using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit
Module 2: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
This module describes how to install and configure Hyper-V virtual machines, configuring virtual storage, and configuring virtual networks. Students will be able to design their Hyper-V environment and storage networks.
Managing Virtual Machine Storage
Managing Virtual Networks
Lab : Installing and Configuring the Hyper-V Server Role
Installing the Hyper-V Server Role
Plan for Virtual Switch Configuration
Configuring Virtual Networking
Module 3: Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks and Virtual Machines
After completing this module students will be able to determine and configure the most appropriate virtual hard disk(s) format to use in their environment. Students also will be able to create and configure virtual machines.
Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks
Creating and Configuring Virtual Machines
Managing Virtual Machine Snapshots
Virtual Machine Import
Lab : Creating Virtual Hard Disks and Virtual Machines
Creating Virtual Hard Disks
Creating New Virtual Machines
Modifying Virtual Machine Settings
Creating and Modifying Virtual Machine Snapshots
Import Virtual Machines into Hyper-V
Module 4: Configure Networking in Hyper-V
This module describes all of the new network features available in Hyper-V. Students will be able to describe Hyper-V Network Virtualization along with the Hyper-V Extensible Switch. Students will also be able to plan how to implement the new networking features available with Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V.
Advanced features of Virtual Network Adapters
Hyper-V Network Virtualization
Hyper-V Extensible Switch
Lab : Configuring Network Settings
Configure NIC Teaming
Configure Advanced Network Settings
Module 5: Scale-up Virtual Machines
This module explains how Windows Server 2012 can be used to scale-up your virtual machines. Students will learn the details around non-uniform memory access (NUMA) and the other scale-up options in Windows Server 2012. It also compares the scale-up options in Windows Server 2012 with the options that were available in previous versions of Windows Server.
Overview of Scale-up options in Windows Server 2012
Non-uniform memory access (NUMA)
Hyper-v Scale Comparison
Lab : Configuring NUMA
Planning for Hyper-V Scale
Module 6: Hyper-V Replica and Disaster Recovery
This module describes disaster recovery options for Hyper-V, including Hyper-V Replica and backup/restore options for Hyper-V. Students will learn how to plan and prepare for Hyper-V Replica, learn how to configure and enable replication, perform planned failovers, and how to respond to unplanned failovers. They will also learn how to backup and restore Hyper-V hosts and virtual machines.
Overview of Hyper-V Replica
Configuring Hyper-V Replica
Hyper-V Replica Failover Operations
Lab : Configuring Hyper-V Replica and Backups
Configure Hyper-V Replica
Configure Hyper-V Backup and Recovery
Module 7: Hyper-V Migration
This module describes the Hyper-V virtual machine (VM) mobility technologies. Students will learn changes to Live Migration that are introduced with Windows Server 2012. Students will also learn best practices for securing Live Migrations.
Live Migration Overview
Storage Migration Overview
Live Migration Security
Live Migration using SMB
Lab : Implementing Migration in Hyper-V
Configure a Failover Cluster for Hyper-V
Configure a Highly Available Virtual Machine
Configure Live Migration using SMB
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