M50231: System Center Operations Manager, Advanced management & package authoring

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M50231

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This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to design and author a professional management pack. The course is structured into three progressive modules. Module 1 introduces basic approaches for distributed application monitoring. Module 2 is for those who have already attended the first module and then want to further their management pack design knowledge. Module 3 presents advanced information to help the author effectively troubleshoot common conditions. Together, the three modules provide guidance on how to best define and implement logic for effectively measuring the health of a product or service and lowering its operational costs for end customers.


On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Design a scalable management pack supporting a variety of application structures
  • Define an appropriate health facade for centrally managing a product or application
  • Understand and implement the Operations Manager concept of discovery
  • Define monitoring requirements on a variety of aspects of service availability and health
  • Implement these requirements in a management pack
  • Provide application administrators with information in a manner that lowers the ownership cost of the product or application
  • Demonstrate a mastery of management pack development


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Designing and Building a Basic Management Pack (8 topics)

  • Getting Manageability Right
  • Fast Fly-Through
  • Planning Your MP
  • Implementing the Facade
  • Discovery
  • Implementing Monitoring
  • Composition
  • Reporting

Going from Basic to Professional (5 topics)

  • Taking control of discoveries
  • Responding to state changes
  • Interacting with the operator
  • Minimizing the noise
  • Advanced knowledge

Advanced Implementation Strategies (5 topics)

  • Distributed monitoring
  • Troubleshooting discoveries
  • Scenario based deployment
  • Management large instance spaces
  • Testing your management pack


Before attending this course, students must have: * Experience with Operations Manager 2007 management packs * A requirement to develop a standalone management pack for a product or application * Basic development skills including object oriented concepts such as classes and inheritance * Proficiency with VBScript language

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