Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 – Configure and Deploy: Automation

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To reduce the total cost of ownership for your private cloud, you should strive to automate and standardize administrative tasks. System Center 2012 R2 – Orchestrator provides the functionality to achieve this. The private cloud can provide infrastructure as a service, and the Cloud Services Process Pack allows you to do this and to provide service level cloud management to the organization. In this course, you'll learn how to automate private cloud tasks and how to implement service-level access and management to cloud resources. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that can be taken in preparation for the exam 70-247 - Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud.

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Data center administrators responsible for designing, installing, and configuring a private cloud infrastructure


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Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 – Configure and Deploy: Automation

  • start the course
  • describe the Orchestrator architecture
  • describe the Orchestrator components for automation
  • describe Orchestrator Integration Packs
  • recognize the deployment tasks for deploying Orchestrator components
  • describe the security features of Orchestrator
  • recognize the functions of Orchestrator Runbook activities
  • describe the tasks and best practices for designing a Runbook
  • install and configure an Orchestrator Management Server
  • deploy an Orchestrator Runbook Server
  • configure Orchestrator Integration Packs
  • create a Runbook to protect virtual machine resources
  • describe the functions of the Cloud Services Process Pack
  • recognize the Cloud Services Process Pack terminology
  • recognize the uses for Cloud Services Process Pack request offerings
  • recognize the reporting offerings of the Cloud Services Process Pack
  • describe Service Level Management
  • describe Service Level Management calendar items
  • understanding Orchestrator functions
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