Published: August 13, 2014
Languages: English, Japanese
Audiences: IT professionals
Technology: Windows Server 2012
Credit toward certification: MCP, MCSE

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Configure data center process automation
Implement workflows
Implement SCO Runbook automation; automate remediation of incidents, including resolution of System Center Virtual Machine‒based incidents; design and build end-to-end automation, incorporating System Center 2012 technologies; implement change control and problem resolution workflows
Implement service offerings
Add a new service offering to the service catalog, create a custom workflow using the Service Manager console, reference Orchestrator workflows in Service Manager, implement self-service provisioning of virtual machines

Deploy resource monitoring
Deploy end-to-end monitoring
Deploy agents, discover and deploy network device monitoring, import and configure management packs, deploy and configure monitoring of a heterogeneous virtualization infrastructure
Configure end-to-end monitoring
Configure overrides, create synthetic transactions, configure Outside-In monitoring, configure application performance monitoring (APM), create distributed application models, integrate the monitoring infrastructure with Global Service Monitor (GSM)
Create monitoring reports and dashboards
Implement service-level tracking; implement reports, including chargeback reports and System Center Manager data warehouse reports; implement dashboards

Configure and maintain service management
Implement service level management
Define service level objectives (SLOs) and service level agreements (SLAs); implement SLA management and escalation; maintain SLAs, including planning for future growth; analyze SLAs (reporting)
Manage problems and incidents
Customize problem management, link incidents to problems, and resolve problems; raise, assign, and resolve incidents; perform root cause analysis/diagnosis; integrate problem and incident resolution with change management; create and manage a knowledge base
Manage cloud resources
Deploy new applications to private and public clouds; deploy virtual machine (VM)/service (applications, SQL, roles), deploy multi-tier applications by using service templates, manage applications in private and public clouds, manage VM hardware (CPUs, dynamic memory), manage self service

Configure the fabric
Configure the storage fabric
Classification and pools, providers, arrays, file server cluster, storage pools, file shares
Configure the network fabric
Logical networks; VM networks; IP/MAC resource pools; VIP templates; load balancing; logical switches; network isolation, including network virtualization with Windows Server Gateway; private VLANs and VLANs
Configure and manage the deployment and update servers
Integrate a Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server into the Virtual Machine Manager fabric; configure and manage a library server; integrate Windows Deployment Services (WDS)/PXE into the Virtual Machine Manager fabric, including virtualization host deployment using Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
Configure clouds and virtualization hosts
Clouds and host groups, configure and deploy virtualization hosts

Configure System Center integration
Configure private cloud integration
Configure Operations Manager connectors; Orchestrator integration packs; Service Manager connectors; SharePoint integration; configure IP Address Management (IPAM) server integration, configure AppController
Configure integration of private and public clouds
Configure Service Provider Framework (SPF), configure Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server

QUESTION 1
You need to implement a solution to meet the IM requirements for the help desk users.
What should you do?

A. Install Unified Communications Managed API 3.0 Runtime on LON-SM1.
B. Install the Lync 2010 client on LON-SM1.
C. Create a Service Manager workflow.
D. Create an IM channel.

Answer: B

Explanation:
Ref: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh495482.aspx


QUESTION 2
You need to implement the alert notifications. The solution must meet the technical requirements. A Lync Server administrator enables an account named ADATUM\IMUser for Unified Communications. What should you do next?

A. Configure ADATUM\IMUser as a Run As Account. Install the Lync Management Pack. Create a notification subscriber and an IM channel.
B. Create a mailbox for the ADATUM\IMUser account Install the Exchange Server Management Pack. Create a notification subscriber and an SMTP channel.
C. Create a mailbox for the ADATUM\IMUser account. Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Runtime. Create a notification subscriber and an SMTP channel.
D. Configure ADATUM\IMUser as a Run As Account. Install Unified Communications
Managed API 3.0 Runtime. Create a notification subscriber and an IM channel.

Answer: D


QUESTION 3
You need to recommend a solution to remediate the Exchange Server 2010 service failures. The solution must meet the technical requirements.
What should you include in the recommendation?

A. Create a service request workflow that triggers a dependent activity.
B. Create an incident event workflow that triggers a dependent activity.
C. Create an incident event workflow that triggers a runbook activity.
D. Create a service request workflow that triggers a runbook activity.

Answer: C


QUESTION 4
You need to recommend a solution to meet the monitoring requirements for App2.
What should you include in the recommendation? (More than one answer choice may achieve the goal. Select the BEST answer.)

A. An aggregate rollup monitor
B. A distributed application
C. A dependency rollup monitor
D. Service monitors

Answer: B


QUESTION 5
You need to recommend a solution to ensure that the sales department managers can create instances of App1 in Cloud1.
What should you include in the recommendation?

A. A subscription in App Controller and a task in Service Manager
B. A dashboard in Operations Manager and a distributed application
C. A task in Operations Manager and a distributed application
D. A service offering in Service Manager and a runbook in Orchestrator

Answer: D

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