Microsoft System Center 2012 Unleashed

This is the definitive real-world guide to Microsoft System Center 2012, Microsoft’s newest and most powerful version of System Center. Authored by consultants who’ve deployed System Center in hundreds of enterprises and innovative smaller businesses, this book brings together up-to-the-minute tips, tricks, and techniques you just won’t find anywhere else.

You’ll learn how to use System Center’s powerful capabilities to build highly-efficient managed environments that encompass datacenters, cloud environments, client computers, mobile devices, and more. The authors address planning, design, implementation, integration, and administration, and cover every component, including Configuration Manager, Operations Manager, Data Protection Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Service Manager, and Orchestrator.

  • Use Configuration Manager 2012 to deliver software and updates in highly-distributed environments including datacenters, clouds, and mobile devices
  • Reliably manage and report on assets with Configuration Manager 2012
  • Perform monitoring, alerting, operations, and security reporting with Operations Manager 2012
  • Use Data Protection Manager 2012to protect file systems, SQL, Microsoft Exchange, and SharePoint
  • Leverage Data Protection Manager 2012’s improved central monitoring and remote recovery
  • Run Hyper-V virtualized environments with VMM 2012—including new private clouds and mixed private/public fabrics
  • Use Service Manager 2012 to provide top-down integration, and use Orchestrator 2012 for bottom-up process automation and integration “glue”
  • Give users an efficient self-service portal for creating service and incident requests and browsing service catalogs
  • Manage service offerings and implement enterprise-wide change control with Service Manager 2012
  • Ensure compliance by creating, executing, and repeating auditable, documented processes with Orchestrator 2012

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Overview of the System Center Suite
Chapter 2. Configuration Manager 2012 Design and Planning
Chapter 3. Configuration Manager 2012 Implementation and Administration
Chapter 4. Using Configuration Manager 2012 to Distribute Applications, Updates, and Operating Systems
Chapter 5. Using Configuration Manager 2012 for Asset Management and Reporting
Chapter 6. Operations Manager 2012 Design and Planning
Chapter 7. Operations Manager 2012 Implementation and Administration
Chapter 8. Using Operations Manager 2012 for Monitoring and Alerting
Chapter 9. Using Operations Manager 2012 for Operations and Security Reporting
Chapter 10. Data Protection Manager 2012 Design, Planning, Implementation, and Administration
Chapter 11. Using Data Protection Manager 2012 to Protect File Systems, Exchange, SQL, and SharePoint
Chapter 12. Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Design, Planning, and Implementation
Chapter 13. Managing a Hyper-V Environment with Virtual Machine Manager 2012
Chapter 14. Service Manager 2012 Design, Planning, and Implementation
Chapter 15. Using Service Manager 2012 for Incident Tracking and Help Desk Support
Chapter 16. Using Service Manager 2012 for Service Offerings and Change Control Management
Chapter 17. System Center Orchestrator 2012 Design, Planning, and Implementation

Book Details

  • Paperback: 1032 pages
  • Publisher: Sams (June 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 067233612X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0672336126
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  1. madcracker says:

    Corrupted PDF? Can you fix it?

  2. Wow! says:

    Fixed. Thank you for comments 🙂

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