This is the first comprehensive Operations Manager 2012 technical resource for every IT implementer and administrator. Building on their bestselling OpsMgr 2007 book, three Microsoft System Center Cloud and Data Center Management MVPs thoroughly illuminate major improvements in Microsoft’s newest version–including new enhancements just added in Service Pack 1.
You’ll find all the information you need to efficiently manage cloud and datacenter applications and services in even the most complex environment. The authors provide up-to-date best practices for planning, installation, migration, configuration, administration, security, compliance, dashboards, forecasting, backup/recovery, management packs, monitoring including .NET monitoring, PowerShell automation, and much more.
Drawing on decades of enterprise and service provider experience, they also offer indispensable insights for integrating with your existing Microsoft and third-party infrastructure.
Detailed information on how to…
Plan and execute a smooth OpsMgr 2012 deployment or migration
Move toward application-centered management in complex environments
Secure OpsMgr 2012, and assure compliance through Audit Collection Services
Implement dashboards, identify trends, and improve forecasting
Maintain and protect each of your OpsMgr 2012 databases
Monitor virtually any application, environment, or device: client-based, .NET, distributed, networked, agentless, or agent-managed
Use synthetic transactions to monitor application performance and responsiveness
Install UNIX/Linux cross-platform agents
Integrate OpsMgr into virtualized environments
Manage and author management packs and reports
Automate key tasks with PowerShell, agents, and alerts
Create scalable management clouds for service provider/multi-tenant environments
Use OpsMgr 2012 Service Pack 1 with Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012