System Center 2012 Resources to Bookmark July 2nd, 2012

Vinod Kumar

System-Center-2012

In continuation to the resources to bookmark series – here is the next series of links and resources on Microsoft System Center 2012. Use these links and resources as a starting point for your learning and feel free to pass me your comments.

As an Administrator, if you are looking at installing System Center 2012, then this blog has step-by-step screenshot driven explanation of how to do the same. Hence this is a great starting point: Installing System Center 2012 using the Unified Installer.

Top-level homepage for System Center 2012 is: http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter

UPDATE: To view the Part II of the links and resources on System Center 2012.

Microsoft Virtual Academy
  1. What’s New in System Center 2012
  2. System Center 2012 Data Warehouse and Reporting
  3. System Center 2012 Licensing & Pricing – Overview
  4. Introduction to Systems Management & Service Delivery
  • Introduction to Systems Management & Service Delivery (video)
  • Systems Management Cheatsheet (PDF)
  • Value and Types of Service Management (video)
  • Policies & Processes, Scale & and Automation (video)
  • Metrics, Billing, Self Service (video)
  • Exam: Introduction to Systems Management & Service Delivery
  1. System Center Advisor – Overview (Part 1)
  2. System Center Advisor – Overview (Part 2)
  3. System Center Advisor – Overview (Part 3)
  4. (Module 1) Private Cloud – Application Services Management, Configuration & Deployment
  5. (Module 2) Private Cloud – Application Services Management, Operation & Management

Configuration Manager Links:

  1. Module 1: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 – Overview
  2. Module 2: Configuration Manager 2012: Deployment and Infrastructure Technical Overview
  3. Module 3: Configuration Manager 2012: Application Management Part 1
  4. Module 4: Configuration Manager 2012: Application Management Part 2
  5. Module 5: Configuration Manager 2012 Compliance and Settings Management (aka DCM)
  6. Module 6: Software Update Management in Configuration Manager 2012
  7. Module 7: Enabling Flexible Workstyles with Intelligent Infrastructure
Training Videos and Webcasts
Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 1: Deploy Bare Metal Servers to Hyper-V with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 2: Multiple Hypervisors for Cloud Resources & Adding ESX Servers with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 3: Add Resources to a Failover Cluster with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 4: Service Template Creation & Deployment with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 5: Standardized Service Updating with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 6: Monitor Network Devices with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 7: Monitor and Automatically Resolve Issues in the Fabric with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 8: Create an Orchestrator Runbook and Integrate with Service Manager with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 9: Create Self-Service Request Offerings using the Service Catalog with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 10: Deliver Self-Service Request Offerings using the Service Catalog with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 11: Gain Insight & Visibility through Service Manager Reporting with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 12: Enabling Application Performance Monitoring with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 13: Creating an Application Performance Monitoring Dashboard with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 14: Deep Application Diagnostics & Insight with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 15: Managing Applications Across Private & Public Clouds with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 16: Managing Application Resources Across Private & Public Clouds with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Demo Extravaganza 17: Self-Service Application Deployment with System Center 2012

Private Cloud Jump Start

Private Cloud Day

Podcasts

Deliver Flexible and Cost-Effective Infrastructure with System Center 2012

Automated Remediation with System Center 2012

Deliver Flexible and Cost-Effective Infrastructure with System Center 2012

System Center Advisor – Overview (Part 1)

System Center Advisor – Overview (Part 2)

System Center Advisor – Overview (Part 3)

Virtual Labs
  • Guided Labs
    • Provide Resources through Self-Service Requests
    • Drive Consistent Service Delivery
    • Provision Additional Cloud Infrastructure
    • Delegate Cloud Resources
    • Create Consistency through Service Templates
    • Perform a Standardized Application Deployment to Test
    • Stage Application Resources
    • Self-Service Deployment of an Application to a Production Environment
    • Gain Insight and Visibility Through Reporting
    • Monitor Infrastructure
    • Taking Corrective Actions in the Infrastructure
    • reduce Time to Resolution with Application Performance Monitoring
    • Deploy and Update to a Service Instance
    • Explore Creating Dashboards

TechNet Virtual Lab: Introduction to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Role Based Administration

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Hierarchy Install

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Settings Management

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Application Management

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Content Management

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Managing Clients

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: OSD Bare Metal

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Basic Software Distribution

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Advanced Software Distribution

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Software Updates

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Endpoint Protection RC

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager: Migrating from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012

Articles/Documentation

System Center 2012 – (top-level TechNet site for all things relating to System Center 2012)

  • App Controller
  • Configuration Manager
  • Data Protection Manager
  • Endpoint Protection
  • Operations Manager
  • Orchestrator
  • Service Manager
  • Unified Installer
  • Virtual Machine Manager
  • What’s New in System Center Advisor?
  • System Center Advisor Help
    • What is System Center Advisor?
    • Advisor Maintenance Schedule
    • What’s new this month?
    • System Center Advisor Release Notes
    • Deploy System Center Advisor
    • System Center Advisor Troubleshooting
    • Contact Microsoft Help and Support
    • System Center Advisor Terms of Service
    • System Center Advisor Legal Notices
  • System Center Advisor Troubleshooting
    • Troubleshoot the Gateway
    • Troubleshoot the Agent
    • Diagnosing Connection Problems with System Center Advisor
    • Advisor Deployment Troubleshooting
    • Help!  I Cannot Download the Certificate
    • Service Principle Name (SPN) and System Center Advisor
    • Gateway Event Messages
    • Agent Event Messages
  • App Controller(TechNet)
    • Setting up App Controller
    • Deploying Services and Virtual Machines
    • Managing Services and Virtual Machines
    • Using the App Controller Cmdlets
    • App Controller Glossary
    • Release Notes
    • Privacy Statement
    • Troubleshooting App Controller
    • Logo Certification for Windows Server 2008 R2

Mapping Private Cloud Capabilities to the Microsoft Private Cloud Platform

Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

  • Getting Started with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Site Administration for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Migrating from Configuration Manager 2007 to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Deploying Clients for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Deploying Software and Operating Systems in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Assets and Compliance in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Security and Privacy for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Glossary for System Center 2012 Configuration Manage
Useful Blogs

The System Center Team Blog

Steve Rachui’s Manageability Blog

System Center Weblog

Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog

The System Center Team Blog

Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog

The System Center Team Blog

Adam Hall’s Blog

The Configuration Manager Support Team Blog

System Center Configuration Manager Team Blog

Configuration Manager in Microsoft IT

Steve Rachui’s Manageability Blog – ConfigMgr/OpsMgr

System Center WebLog by Russ Slaten

Forums and other Links

System Center Forums – Cool place to hang out with experts, learn, solve and share experiences.

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

App Controller – General

https://www.systemcenteradvisor.com/

Microsoft System Center Advisor

System Center 2012 Application Management

System Center 2012 – App Controller Survival Guide

UPDATE 6-Jul: Added few System Center Links

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3 Responses to “System Center 2012 Resources to Bookmark”

  1. [...] number of links and resources outlined in the first post around System Center 2012 were getting really big. It had resources for System Center 2012 General, System Center Advisor, [...]

  2. Anup Warrier says:

    Anytime ref for me.Great work Vinod !

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