Windows Server Virtualization Certification Training

Live Online & Classroom Certification Training

This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to deploy and manage a server virtualization environment using Microsoft technologies.

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Course Description


This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to deploy and manage a server virtualization environment using Microsoft technologies. The course provides details on how to deploy and manage Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services on Windows Server 2008 R2. The course also provides details on how to manage a server virtualization environment by using System Center products such as System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008 VMM 2008 R2 System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 R2 and System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2. This course does not require previous server virtualization experience but does require that candidates have significant experience in managing Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.


At the end of Windows Server Virtualization training course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how virtualization as it relates to server, desktop, and application environments.
  • Describe how to install the Hyper-V Server Role and configure host and virtual network settings.
  • Describe how to plan for and deploy virtual hard disk(s) and virtual machines.
  • Describe Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 and shows how this product integrates with Hyper-V environment, and how to manage hosts and host groups in Virtual Machine Manager.
  • Describe how to create and deploy virtual machine on a host, and how to perform a physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions, virtual machine migrations, and cloning.

Suggested Audience

The primary audience for this course is Microsoft Windows Server 2008 system administrators who will manage and implement server virtualization technologies within their network. Candidates should have a Minimum of 1.5 years of experience working with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 as a server administrator. Prior experience with virtualization is not expected. However, familiarity with virtualization concepts and management tools is highly recommended.

Duration - 5 Days


  • Performed server administrator tasks responsible for building and maintaining a virtualization infrastructure.
  • Work or consult for a midsize to enterprise-size organization.
  • Basic understanding of server virtualization concepts related to Microsoft or other third-party virtualization technologies.
  • Support production, development, testing, high availability, business continuity, staging, classroom, or hosting environments based upon Windows Server 2008 technology.
  • Understand a Windows-based network, including Active Directory directory service.
  • Understand storage technologies, such as Storage Area Network,Intet small computer system interface (iSCSI), Fiber Channel, and Direct Attached Storage (DAS).
  • Understand Windows Server 2008 failover clustering.

Course Curriculum

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  • Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
  • Evaluating the Current Environment for Virtualization
  • Installing the Hyper-V Server Role
  • Configuring Hyper-V Settings and Virtual Networks
  • Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks
  • Creating and Configuring Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Machine Snapshots
  • Working with the Virtual Machine Connection Application
  • Planning for Integration of System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Installing the VMM Server and Administrator Console
  • Managing Hosts and Host Groups
  • Creating a New Virtual Machine Using VMM 2008 R2
  • Converting a Physical Server to a Virtual Machine
  • Converting and Migrating Virtual Machines
  • Overview of VMM Management Tasks
  • Creating and Managing Checkpoints
  • Overview of the VMM Library
  • Managing Profiles and Templates
  • Designing Fault Tolerance for the VMM Library
  • Configuring User Roles
  • Installing and Configuring the VMM Self-Service Portal
  • Overview of Failover Clustering
  • Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
  • Implementing High Availability with VMM 2008 R2
  • Overview of the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool
  • Configuring WSUS and the Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool
  • Monitoring Jobs in VMM 2008 R2
  • Integrating System Center Operations Manager with VMM 2008 R2
  • Configuring Performance and Resource Optimization
  • Overview of Backup and Restore Options for Virtual Machines and the VMM Database
  • Implementing Data Protection Manager for Backing Up the VMM Infrastructure
  • Overview of Remote Desktop Services
  • Implementing the Remote Desktop Session Host
  • Implementing Remote Desktop Connection Broker
  • Implementing the Remote Desktop Connection Virtualization Host
  • Configuring the Remote Desktop Gateway
  • Configuring Remote Desktop Web Access


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This class is intended for participants with some prior exposure to the technology and are now looking to build up their expertise on the topic.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to sit of the related certification exam (see course overview). All participants receive a course completion certificate, demonstrating their expertise on the subject.

Total duration of the online, live instructor led sessions. Sessions are typically delivered as short lectures (2-hrs weekdays/3-hrs weekends) and detailed hands-on guidance.

Expected offline lab work hours that participants will need to complete and submit to the trainer, during and after the instructor-led online sessions.

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  3. All courseware, including session recordings, will always be available to access to you for future reference and rework.

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