M2287: Managing Your Infrastructure Using MS Operations Manager 2005

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M2287

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Module 1: Plan a MOM Infrastructure (10 topics)

  • Determine the business requirements for a MOM deployment
  • Collect information about the current infrastructure
  • Determine what services need to be monitored
  • Determine the number of managed servers
  • Determine the number of agent-less managed servers
  • Determine the number of required management servers
  • Determine the number of management groups
  • Determine the location of management servers
  • Determine the location for the SQL database
  • Determine which management server will be the reporting server

Module 2: Install MOM (3 topics)

  • Create necessary user accounts
  • Run the MOM 2005 Setup Wizard to install MOM
  • Verify MOM Installation

Module 3: Configure the MOM Management Group (5 topics)

  • Configure the management server
  • Configure agents
  • Import management packs
  • Create additional computer groups (if necessary)
  • Create computer attributes

Module 4: Install Agents (6 topics)

  • Discover computers
  • Configure computer discovery rules
  • Determine whether a discovered computer will be managed or unmanaged
  • Create managed servers
  • Install agents
  • Designate a server as agentless

Module 5: Manage MOM Managed Servers (7 topics)

  • View computer states
  • Take action on events
  • Take action on alerts
  • Take action on performance data
  • Managing rules
  • Troubleshoot and resolve configuration issues
  • Determine which management server will be the reporting server

Module 6: Managing Collected Data (5 topics)

  • Install the Reporting console
  • Generate predefined reports
  • Use the Reporting console to view reports
  • Use the Web console to view reports
  • Analyze reports to identify specific problems

Module 7: Configure Multiple Management Servers (4 topics)

  • Install additional MOM management servers
  • Configure MOM for a multiple domain environment
  • Maintain a MOM database
  • Back up and restore a database


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • A+ certification, or equivalent knowledge
  • Network+ certification, or equivalent knowledge
  • MCSA certification, or equivalent knowledge

Prerequisite Certifications

  • CompTIA A+ certification validates the latest skills needed by today's computer support professionals. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification recognized by major hardware and software...
  • The CompTIA Network+ certification is the global standard for professionals with at least nine months of experience in network support or administration. Network+ Certification demonstrates technic...

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