70-403 SCVMM 2008 Resources

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Resources and Study Guide for the Mcirosoft exam 70-403 TS: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuring

Recommended Reading
Mastering Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-652): Configuring Windows Server Virtualization. (The book contains chapters for the 403 SCVMM exam as well.)
Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Resource Kit
Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions (free ebook)
System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Documentation

TechNet Webcast: Technical Overview of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
TechNet Webcast: Managing the Virtualized Test and Development Environment
TechNet Webcast: If I Virtualize It, How Do I Manage It?
TechNet Webcast: Managing Virtual Solutions
TechNet Webcast: Consolidation and Rapid Provisioning
TechNet Webcast: Using Windows PowerShell with Hyper-V and Virtual Machine Manager
TechNet Webcast: PRO Tips in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

Skills Measured

Installing SCVMM
Install SCVMM server components
VMM System Requirements
New Installation of VMM
Configuring a Remote Instance of SQL Server for VMM
Configuring a SAN Environment for VMM
System Center Virtual Machine Manager : SCVMM 2008 Installation. Step-by-Step

Install administrator console
Installing the VMM Administrator Console
VMM Ports and Protocols

Install self-service portal
Installing the VMM Self-Service Portal
Installing and Configuring SCVMM 2008 Self-Service Portal
SCVMM 2008 Self-Service Web Portal Installation Error

Install PRO tips
Configuring Operations Manager Integration with VMM
Enabling PRO in VMM
Configuring Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO)
Download details: Server Virtualization Management Pack

Administering SCVMM
Configure user roles
Managing User Roles
How to Create a Delegated Administrator User Role

Setup self service
How to Create a Self-Service User Role
How to Set Up Virtual Machine Self-Service
How to Enable Self-Service Users to Create Virtual Machines (SCVMM)
About Self-Service Policies
About Virtual Machine Quotas

Maintain VMM library
Planning for the VMM Library
Managing the VMM Library
File Types That Are Indexed During a Library Refresh
Removing File-Based Resources from the Library

Configure hosts
How to Add Hosts in an Active Directory Domain
How to Add a VMware VirtualCenter Server
Adding ESX Server Hosts
Creating Host Groups
Configuring Virtual Networks in VMM
Managed Computers
Modifying the Properties of a Host

Monitor Jobs
About Jobs
Monitoring Jobs in VMM
How to Restart a Job
How to Cancel a Job

Maintaining and Monitoring VMs
Configure VM hardware
Managing Hyper-V with SystemCenter Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (Part 2)
Mark Ghazai's Blog : What is CPU Type in SCVMM 2008 R2 VM Processor Hardware Profile?

Manage virtual instance checkpoints and patches
Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2.1
Virtual Machine Actions

Monitoring and reporting VMs
Configuring Reporting for VMM
Setting Up Reporting in VMM
Using Reports in VMM
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit

Deploying and Migrating VMs
Key Concepts: Creating Virtual Machines in VMM

Convert from physical or virtual platforms
P2V: Converting Physical Computers to Virtual Machines in VMM
V2V: Converting Virtual Machines in VMM
Offline P2V Migrations using SCVMM 2008

Move VMs between hosts
How to Migrate a Virtual Machine
How to Migrate a Virtual Machine to a Different Host
About Host Ratings
About Virtual Machine Placement

Deploy VMs
Creating Virtual Machines from a Template
Placing Virtual Machines on Hosts
How Virtual Machine Manager Rates Hosts
How to Deploy a Virtual Machine

Deploy a High Availability VM
Creating and Managing Highly Available Virtual Machines in VMM
Planning for High Availability
Configuring Host Clusters in VMM to Support Highly Available Virtual Machines
Cheng's Random Thoughts on System Management : DFS on VMM Library
Managing Host Clusters


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