Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012

Learn how to install, configure and administer Hyper-V

With increased functionality on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V is now a serious consideration for organisations. The course will allow the delegates to install, maintain, and manage Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2.

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3 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 2012 R2 and administer their own virtualization infrastructures.

Who is this course for

This course is designed for those who wish to implement virtualisation using Windows Server 2012 R2 or to assess its capabilities.

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
  • Plan and Monitor Hyper-V
Benefits for your organisation

What ever your virtualization platform and future requirements, you can not afford to ignore the benefits of this free add-on to Windows Server and its licensing advantages.  Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V administration is a great challenge but also a great opportunity. Trained administrators can ensure the successful deployment, smooth running and high availability of this powerful virtualization platform.

Benefits for you as an individual

You will gain essential knowledge, understanding and hands on skills with Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2, that will give you confidence and save time in the workplace.

Introduction to Virtualisation
  • What is Virtualisation?
  • Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V Architecture
  • What is System Centre Virtual Machine Manager?
  • Hyper-V Features and Benefits
  • Hyper-V Licensing
  • Guest Operating Systems
Implementing Hyper-V
  • Hardware  and Operating System Requirements
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Configuring Hyper-V hosts
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Basic Configuring Virtual Machines
  • Managing virtual Machines
  • Using PowerShell to Manage Hyper-V
  • Hyper-v on Server Core
  • Lab: Installing and Configuring Hyper-V Server Role
  • Lab: Creating and Managing Virtual Machines
  • Lab: Using PowerShell to Manage Hyper-V
Storage for Virtual Machines
  • Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks
  • Managing Virtual Machine Snapshots
  • Virtual Machine Import and Export
  • Cloning Domain Controllers
  • Using Remote Storage
  • Lab: Creating Virtual Hard Disks
  • Lab: Managing Snapshots and Import / Export of Virtual Machines
  • Lab: Using Remote Storage
Configuring Networking in Hyper-V
  • Configuring Virtual Switches and Network Adaptors
  • Advanced features of Virtual Networking
  • Lab: Configuring Networking in Hyper-V
Configuring Memory and Processors
  • Non-uniform memory access NUMA
  • Managing Processors and Processor Usage
Hyper-V Replica, Monitoring and Disaster Recovery
  • What is Hyper-V Replication?
  • Configuring Hyper-v Replica
  • Monitoring Hyper-V
  • Hyper-V Backup and Restore
Hyper-V Migration
  • Live Migration Overview
  • Storage Migration
  • Securing Migrations
  • SMB Live Migrations
  • Physical to Virtual (PtoV) Migrations
Planning Virtualisation
  • Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit
  • Assessment of Candidates
  • Planning for Virtualisation
  • Lab: Planning for the Hyper-V Server Role

Delegates should have some server 2012 experience, and ideally have attended the course

Windows Server 2012 Administration

Familiarity with virtualization is an advantage, but no prior Hyper-V experience is necessary, though any is advantageous.