Configuring and Administering Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012

Session Detail:    Classroom 3 Day

This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and administer Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012. Students will learn the history of Virtualization as it pertains to Microsoft technologies. Students will learn the new features of Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012. After completing this course students will be able to install, configure, and administer Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012. Students will also be able to describe the High Availability features built into Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012.

Prerequisites

  • Deep understanding of Virtualization technologies
  • Prior experience with Hyper-V or other virtualization technologies
  • Previous storage configuration experience
  • Previous networking configuration experience

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for Network Administrators who are responsible for virtualization in their environment specifically Hyper-V.

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Planning for Virtualization

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
  • Lesson 2: Assessment of Virtualization Candidates
  • Lesson 3: Planning for Virtualization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe virtualization
  • Describe the options available for server virtualization
  • Describe requirements for Hyper-V server role
  • Design solutions using Hyper-V disks and storage
  • Design solutions using high availability for Hyper-V
  • Assess and environment using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) toolkit

Module 2: Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

  • Lesson 1: Implementing Hyper-V
  • Lesson 2: Managing Virtual Machine Storage
  • Lesson 3: Managing Virtual Networks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Hyper-V integration services.
  • Install the Hyper-V Server Role.
  • Manage virtual machine storage.
  • Manage virtual networks.
  • Describe Hyper-V Extensible Switch.
  • Describe Data Center Bridging (DCB)
  • Describe Resource Metering in Hyper-V

Module 3: Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks and Virtual Machines

  • Lesson 1: Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks
  • Lesson 2: Creating and Configuring Virtual Machines
  • Lesson 3: Managing Virtual Machine Snapshots
  • Lesson 4: Virtual Machine Import
  • Describe storage options for virtual machines
  • Describe the new vhdx format
  • Attach physical disks to a virtual machine
  • Describe pass-through disks
  • Create a new virtual hard disk using the new Virtual Hard Disk Wizard
  • Describe considerations for creating new virtual machines
  • Create a new virtual machine
  • Configure virtual machine settings
  • Creating and managing virtual machine snapshots
  • Describe Virtual Fibre Channel HBAs
  • Describe Multipath I/O (MPIO) functionality for Fibre Channel storage
  • Describe the new Virtual Machine import features in Windows Server 2012
  • Describe the P2V process
  • Import Virtual machines without exports
  • Plan for importing Virtual Machine from Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Describe the virtual machine compatibility report
  • Describe the PowerShell commands for importing Virtual Machines

Module 4: Configure Networking in Hyper-V

  • Lesson 1: Advanced features of Virtual Network Adapters
  • Lesson 2: Hyper-V Network Virtualization
  • Lesson 3: Hyper-V Extensible Switch

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Hyper-V Extensible Switch.
  • Describe Hyper-V Network Virtualization.
  • Implement NIC Teaming.
  • Describe VLAN Tagging.
  • Understand MAC and ARP spoofing protections.
  • Describe SR-IOV networking
  • Implement Network QoS
  • Implement Network metering
  • Describe Network monitor modes
  • Describe IPsec task offload
  • Describe VM Trunk Mode

Module 5: Scale-up Virtual Machines

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Scale-up options in Windows Server 2012
  • Lesson 2: Non-uniform memory access (NUMA)
  • Lesson 3: Hyper-v Scale Comparison

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the scale-up options in Windows Server 2012
  • Describe Scaling in Hyper-V
  • Plan for NUMA
  • Plan for Hyper-V Scaling
  • Describe how SQL Server supports NUMA
  • Describe Dynamic Memory. Startup memory, and minimum memory
  • Describe Hyper-V smart paging

Module 6: Hyper-V Replica and Disaster Recovery

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Hyper-V Replica
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Hyper-V Replica
  • Lesson 3: Hyper-V Replica Failover Operations
  • Lesson 4: Hyper-V Backup

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Hyper-V Replica
  • Describe Hyper-V Replica Security.
  • Describe Hyper-V clustering enhancements.
  • Design High-Availability Hyper-V Solutions.
  • Understand unplanned failover
  • Understand planned failovers
  • Design backup solutions for Hyper-V hosts
  • Design backup solutions for virtual machines
  • Restore Hyper-V hosts from backup
  • Restore virtual machines from backup

Module 7: Hyper-V Migration

  • Lesson 1: Live Migration Overview
  • Lesson 2: Storage Migration Overview
  • Lesson 3: Live Migration Security
  • Lesson 4: Live Migration using SMB

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Storage Migration
  • Design Storage Migration
  • Describe the PowerShell commands for importing Virtual Machines
  • Configure live migration without shared storage
  • Describe Guest Fibre Channel
  • Describe secure offloaded data transfer
  • Implement Live Migration
  • Describe mobility and protection technologies
  • Describe shared nothing migration
  • Describe Live Migration without Infrastructure
  • Describe Live Migration using SMB
  • Describe Live Migration between clusters
  • Describe Live Migration Security

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