M6422: Implementing and Managing Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M6422

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Introduction to Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V (5 topics)

  • This module introduces the concepts related to and the history of server virtualization. Through this module, the student will understand the business need for virtualization and how virtualization fits into their existing environment. Selecting the required hardware and basic installation and configuration are also covered:
  • Introducing Windows Server Hyper-V
  • Hyper-V Requirements
  • Installing the Hyper-V Server Role
  • Configure Hyper-V to be Highly Available

Configure Hyper-V Settings and Virtual Networks (3 topics)

  • This module provides information on the configuration options available on the Hyper-V server and the Hyper-V Virtual Networks:
  • Configuring Hyper-V Options
  • Configuring the Virtual Network

Hyper-V Remote Administration (3 topics)

  • This module explores the requirements for remote management of the Hyper-V Server and the tools available for remote management:
  • Configuring Hyper-V Remote Administration
  • Using Scripting for Hyper-V Administration

Creation of Virtual Machines and Virtual Hard Drives (3 topics)

  • This module explores the creation of the Hyper-V Virtual Machines and their associated Virtual Hard Drives. The options available for the Virtual Machines and the types of Virtual Hard Drives will be covered. This module also covers the importance of Hyper-V Integration Services and Hypervisor:
  • Creating Virtual Hard Drives
  • Creating Virtual Machines

Virtual Machine Settings, Snapshots, and High Availability (5 topics)

  • This module explores the settings available on each Virtual Machines hosted on the Hyper-V server and how to use and manage Virtual Machine snapshots. The module will also cover configuring Hyper-V for high availability and performance monitoring on the Hyper-V server:
  • Managing Virtual Machine Settings
  • Using Virtual Machine Snapshots
  • Configuring Hyper-V for High Availability
  • Monitoring Hyper-V Performance

Migration of Virtual Machines to Hyper-V (3 topics)

  • This module provides instruction on how to migrate virtual machines hosted on earlier virtualization technologies to the Hyper-V server:
  • Migrating Legacy Virtual Machines
  • Understanding the Impact of Migrated VMs

Introduction to System Center Virtual Machine Manager (3 topics)

  • This module introduces System Center Virtual Machine Manager and shows how it can be used to manage Hyper-V servers throughout an enterprise:
  • Introducing System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Managing Virtual Machines with SCVMM

Managing the SCVMM Virtual Machine Image Library and Checkpoints (4 topics)

  • This module explores the Virtual Machine image library and checkpoints available in System Center Virtual Machine Manager:
  • Using the SCVMM Library
  • Managing the Image Library in SCVMM
  • Managing Checkpoints

PowerShell and Disaster Recovery (3 topics)

  • This module explores how to use PowerShell to manage the Hyper-V server. This module also explores how to backup virtual machines in Hyper-V:
  • Using PowerShell to Manage Hyper-V
  • Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery

Labs (11 topics)

  • Lab 1: Install Hyper-V and Perform Initial Configuration
  • Lab 2: Configuring Hyper-V and Virtual Networks
  • Lab 3: Accessing and Managing Hyper-V Remotely
  • Lab 4: Creating Virtual Hard Drives and Virtual Machines
  • Lab 5: Managing Virtual Machine Settings
  • Lab 6: Migrating Legacy Virtual Machines to Hyper-V
  • Lab 7: Using VMM to Manage Hyper-V
  • Lab 8: Using the VMM Library
  • Lab 9: Managing Checkpoints
  • Lab 10: Using PowerShell with VMM
  • Lab 11: Creating Backups


In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should have technical knowledge in the following areas: Windows Server 2000/2003 System Administration Server Virtualization using Virtual Server 2005 or Virtual PC

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