Hyper-V 2016 with System Centre Virtual Machine Manager 2016

Learn how to install, configure and administer Hyper-V 2016

With so much Hyper-V functionality included free in Windows Server, Hyper-V is gaining popularity in many organisations. The course will allow the delegates to install, maintain and manage Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016 and manage their virtualisation with System Centre Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)

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5 Days
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Purpose of this course

This course will teach delegates how to get the best from Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016 and administer their own virtualisation infrastructures with System Centre Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM).

Who is this course for

This course is designed for those who wish to implement virtualisation using Windows Server and SCVMM 2016.

You will learn how to
  • Deploy and manage Hyper-V
  • Create and manage virtual machines
  • Configure storage and network connectivity for virtual machines
  • Implement replication and migration of virtual machines
  • Install and configure SCVMM
  • Manage networks, storage and virtual machines in SCVMM
Benefits for your organisation

Trained administrators can ensure the successful deployment, smooth running and high availability of this powerful virtualisation platform to deliver business critical services. You cannot afford to ignore the benefits of Hyper-V and SCVMM. 

Benefits for you as an individual

You will gain essential knowledge, understanding and hands on skills with Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016 and SCVMM that will give you confidence and save time in the workplace. 

Module 1: Introduction to Virtualisation 

  • What is Virtualisation? 
  • Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V Architecture
  • What is System Centre Virtual Machine Manager?
  • Hyper-V Features and Benefits
  • Hyper-V Licensing
  • Guest Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Planning Virtualisation
  • Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit

Module 2: Implementing Hyper-V

  • Hardware and Operating System Requirements
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Configuring Hyper-V hosts
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Basic Configuring of Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Machines
  • Using PowerShell to Manage Hyper-V
  • Hyper-V on Server Core

Module 3: Storage for Virtual Machines

  • Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks
  • Managing Virtual Machine Checkpoints
  • Virtual Machine Import and Export
  • Using Remote Storage

Module 4: Configuring Networking in Hyper-V

  • Configuring Virtual Switches and Network Adapters
  • Advanced features of Virtual Networking

Module 5: Configuring Memory and Processors

  • Non-uniform memory access NUMA
  • Managing Processors and Processor Usage

Module 6: Hyper-V Replica and Disaster Recovery

  • What is Hyper-V Replication?
  • Configuring Hyper-V Replica
  • Hyper-V Backup and Restore

Module 7: Hyper-V Migration

  • Live Migration Overview
  • Storage Migration
  • Securing Migrations
  • SMB Live Migrations
  • Physical to Virtual (PtoV) Migrations
  • Hyper-V and System Centre Virtual Machine Manager

Module 8: Installing and Configuring SCVMM

  • Integrating System Centre and Server Virtualisation
  • Overview of VMM
  • Installing VMM
  • Adding Hosts and Managing Host Groups

Module 9: Managing the Network in SCVMM

  • Overview of Networking in Virtual Machine Manager
  • VMM Logical Networks
  • Logical Switches
  • Virtual Ports
  • Virtual Machine Networks
  • Introducing Software Defined Networking

Module 10: Managing Storage in SCVMM

  • Block Storage and File Storage
  • Discovering and Classifying Storage
  • Allocating Storage in Virtual Machine Manager

Module 11: Creating and Managing Virtual Machines in SCVMM

  • Virtual Machine Management Tasks in SCVMM
  • Creating, Cloning and Converting Virtual Machines
  • Overview of Virtual Machine Updating
  • Configuring and Managing the SCVMM Library

Delegates should have some experience of Windows Server 2012 or later, and ideally have attended the course on Server Administration. 

Familiarity with virtualisation is an advantage, but not necessary.