Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center - this book provides focused drilldown into building a virtualized network solution. Series editor Mitch Tulloch and a team of System Center experts provide concise technical guidance
NOTE: This title is also available as a free eBook. It is offered for sale in print format as a convenience.
Get a head start evaluating System Center 2012 R2 - with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now.
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This book is perfect for IT administrators who are looking to enhance their skills on system and asset management. A fair understanding of the core elements and applications related to SCCM would be helpful.
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager is a powerful system management product that helps IT administrators perform better asset and organization management by grouping them into logical containers. These logical containers allow you to perform application deployments and software and security updates in no time.
Mastering System Center Configuration Manager explains the Configuration Manager architecture, hierarchy, and components, as well as how to use them. It also provides advanced-level content on how to set up System Center Configuration Manager and integrate it with an existing system. You will also find information on deploying applications, creating client settings, and integrating Configuration Manager with Windows Azure to utilize its full power. At the end of the book, you will learn how to troubleshoot issues with SCCM 2012 R2 on the server side and also on the client side.
Design, implement, and improve your infrastructure administration with System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2's automation process
This book is targeted at those who want to gain time in their administrative tasks and profit from it to also improve their environment by reaching a more autonomous infrastructure.
With the increasing complexity of systems in our infrastructure designs, administrating these systems has become more complex and repetitive. This ultimately translates into an inefficient environment and a loss of time. System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2 is the tool that can help you regain that time again, by simplifying repetitive tasks (or complex ones) into a simple one that will require minimum intervention from you, or even none.
Starting off with the fundamentals of Orchestrator, this book helps you to learn the configuration and deployment of the Orchestrator 2012 R2 in a corporate environment to successfully deploy and mitigate real life issues that you might encounter. You'll learn the most used part of Orchestrator, the Runbook Designer, with all its components and mechanisms to help you efficiently design and implement your Runbooks from top to bottom. You finally round off by gaining insights on the maintenance aspects of Orchestrator, while simultaneously covering the troubleshooting, backup, and recovery features.
Efficiently administer, automate, and manage System Center environments using Windows PowerShell
If you are a Microsoft System Center administrator who manages System Center environments and utilizes the console for management, then this book is ideal for you. This book is also for System Center users who now want to learn to manage systems using PowerShell.
Microsoft PowerShell as a scripting language has been growing strongly over the last couple of years. It has given administrators and IT professionals much more control when managing and implementing tasks within System Center environments. System Center facilitates the configuring, monitoring, and managing of the components of a private cloud. It covers products such as SCCM, SCOM, SCSM, SCVMM, and so on.
Starting with an introduction to PowerShell, this quick reference guide will enable you to get the most out of the latest Microsoft PowerShell techniques to manage the suite of System Center products. You will also get acquainted with the enhancements in the latest version of System Center automation with real-time examples.
By the end of this book, you will have the confidence to create a variety of PowerShell scripts and efficiently administer and maintain your System Center environment with PowerShell.
Over 40 practical recipes to help you plan, create, and manage reports efficiently for all components of Microsoft System Center
This book is for IT professionals who are responsible for producing report using the data from System Center components. Basic knowledge of Microsoft System Center technologies is assumed.
Microsoft System Center 2012 is an integrated management platform that helps you to easily and efficiently manage your data centers, client devices, and hybrid cloud IT environments.
This hands-on cookbook will guide you through how to create ready-to-use reports for all the components of System Center. The book starts by showing you how to plan business valued reports, while also discussing the building blocks of your reporting framework. Moving on from the basics, the later recipes demonstrate how you can create System Center Configuration Manager reports using the report builder tool and System Center Operations and Virtual Machine Manager reports with data available from the Operations Manager databases.
The book will then teach you how to build on and enhance the reports previously created by delving into advanced reporting techniques such as creating database reports, based on combined data sources. Finally, you will use Power BI to analyze and visualize System Center data, while also looking into the seamless integration between cloud services and System Center.
Whether you are an IT manager, an administrator, or security professional who wants to learn how Microsoft Security Compliance Manager and Microsoft System Center can help fulfil compliance and security requirements, this is the book for you. Prior knowledge of Microsoft System Center is required.
Compliance programs are often run and managed by security and audit teams. These teams provide policies and guidance that require implementation by the IT team. This book shows you how Microsoft Security Compliance Manager and Microsoft System Center are an ideal combination to provide a bridge between IT and the business teams responsible for compliance policies.
Aimed at getting you familiar with the practical side of IT compliance, this book starts by showing you the planning steps required to design a small business compliance program. It then provides practical guidance for using Microsoft Security Compliance Manager and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. Moving on from the basics, the recipes demonstrate how you can enhance the capabilities of IT compliance programs and prepare for enterprise compliance using the Microsoft System Center product family.
Completely updated for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, this comprehensive book provides intermediate and advanced coverage of all aspects of the product, including planning and installation, migrating from previous versions of Configuration Manager, deploying software and operating systems, security, monitoring and troubleshooting, and automating and customizing.
This book will help you understand the capabilities of Microsoft Hyper-V, architect a Hyper-V solution for your datacenter, plan a deployment/migration, and then manage it all using native tools and System Center. Coverage also includes hybrid cloud scenarios specifically with Windows Azure to complete the full virtualization piece of providing data both on premise and off premise.
Welcome to Microsoft System Center: Optimizing Service Manager. We (the authors) all work with systems management at Microsoft and believe that the Microsoft System Center suite is one of the most integrated suites on the market for this purpose.
s businesses move more toward cloud computing, one important factor for success is adopting multi-tenant software-defined networking (SDN) solutions in data centers Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) is a key enabler for a multi-tenant SDN solution and is essential for implementing a hybrid cloud environment where tenants can bring not only their own IPs, but their entire network topology since the virtualized networks are abstracted from the underlying fabric network Network virtualization in general and Hyper-V Network Virtualization in particular are relatively new concepts Unlike server virtualization, which is a mature, widely-understood technology, network virtualization still lacks this kind of broad familiarity.
According to the Hyper-V Network Virtualization Overview found at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj134230.aspx, Network Virtualization “provides virtual networks to virtual machines similar to how server virtualization provides virtual machines to the operating system. Network Virtualization decouples virtual networks from the physical network infrastructure and removes the constraints and limitations of VLANs and hierarchical IP address assignment from virtual machine provisioning. This flexibility makes it easy for customers to move to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds and efficient for hosters and datacenter administrators to manage their infrastructure while maintaining the necessary multi-tenant isolation, security requirements, and supporting overlapping Virtual Machine IP addresses.”
Microsoft System Center is one of the three pillars of Microsoft’s Cloud OS vision that will transform the traditional datacenter environment, help businesses unlock insights in data stored anywhere, enable the development of a wide range of modern business applications, and empower IT to support users who work anywhere while being able to manage any device in a secure and consistent way. The other two pillars of the Cloud OS are, of course, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Azure, and Microsoft Press has recently released free Introducing books on these platforms as well.
About This Book
Create powerful runbooks for the System Center 2012 product line
Master System Center 2012 Orchestrator by creating looping, child and branching runbooks
Learn how to install System Center Orchestrator and make it secure and fault tolerant
Who This Book Is For
"Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator Cookbook" is for administrators who wish to simplify the process of automating system administration tasks. This book assumes that you have a basic knowledge of Windows Server 2008 Administration, Active Directory, Network Systems and Microsoft System Center technologies.
What You Will Learn
Create runbooks for Active Directory tasks and IT Service Management processes
Design and create runbooks for System Center Configuration Manager, Operations Manager, and Virtual Machine Manager
Setting up System Center Orchestrator, making it highly available
Create branching, looping and child runbooks to completely master System Center 2012 Orchestrator
Implement a security model for your System Center Orchestrator deployment and execution of Runbooks
Manage and automate your datacentre with powerful runbooks
Automate your System Center environment
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator 2012 simplifies the process of automating systems administration tasks. Originally a third-party product named Opalis, which Microsoft acquired in 2009, Orchestrator provides a simplified way of building complex automation. System Center Orchestrator is a complete solution that goes beyond basic automation.
"Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator Cookbook" will teach you how to plan, create and manage powerful runbooks to help you automate mission-critical and routine administration tasks.
In this practical Cookbook you will learn how to master System Center 2012 by creating runbooks to control and automate every feature possible. You will start by learning how to efficiently install and secure System Center Orchestrator.
You will then learn how to plan and create functional and fault-tolerant System Center runbooks to automate daily tasks and routine operations. Diving deep into runbooks, you will learn how to create powerful and practical runbooks for the entire System Center family of products.
Unleashing your inner control freak, you will then master System Center automation by creating IT Service Management process runbooks and advanced runbooks to help you control every feature imaginable of System Center. If you want to save time and energy automating mission critical tasks with System Center 2012 Orchestrator, then this book is for you!
Table of Contents
1: Unpacking System Center 2012 Orchestrator
2: Initial Configuration and Making SCORCH Highly Available
3: Planning and Creating Runbook Designs
4: Creating Runbooks for Active Directory Tasks
5: Creating Runbooks for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Tasks
6: Creating Runbooks for System Center 2012 Operations Manager Tasks
7: Creating Runbooks for System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Tasks
8: Creating Runbooks for System Center 2012 Service Manager Tasks
9: Using Advanced Techniques in Runbooks
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