Duration: 4 hours
Course materials: Student’s Guide
In this course, you’ll learn about the features, functions, configuration, backup, and maintenance of Parallels Virtual Automation (PVA) software. You’ll also learn how to manage your virtual infrastructure, including groups of servers and the virtual environments residing on them.
Who will benefit from this course
Server administrators and support engineers who are dealing with a virtual infrastructure and want a powerful and reliable management solution that uses a centralized access point.
You should be familiar with:
- Principles of Linux and Windows administration
- Parallels Virtuozzo Containers administration
- Parallels Server Bare Metal administration
- Principles of networking technologies
- Product Overview
PVA components: Management Server, PVA Agent, PVA Power Panel. PVA architecture: master server, slave server, PVA client. PVA interface overview. Basic actions in virtual environments.
PVA hardware and software system requirements. Installation procedures on Linux and Windows platforms. Installation on PSBM. Licensing model.
- Managing Physical Servers
Registering physical servers. Physical server dashboard overview. Physical server resource management. Managing the virtualization environment on physical servers with Parallels Virtuozzo Containers. Managing the virtualization environment on Parallels Server Bare Metal.
- Managing Parallels Containers
Container dashboard overview. Creating containers in PVA environment. Ways to access Containers remotely using built-in PVA tools. Working with container files and folders. Container services and processes management. Container applications management. Networking. Cloning and migrating containers. Container restoration process.
- Managing Parallels Virtual Machines
Virtual machine dashboard overview. Creating virtual machines in PVA environment. Registering and unregistering virtual machines. Ways to access virtual machines remotely. Virtual machine resource management. Cloning and migrating virtual machines. Virtual machine restoration process.
- Security System
PVA’s role-based access policy. Managing PVA users and groups and their permissions. Roles management. Using different types of authentication databases. Role based authorization of users and groups. Parallels Power Panel policy management. Firewall settings.
- System Maintenance
File shares. Monitoring and auditing. Viewing security logs. Provisioning virtual environments. Scheduling tasks relating to virtual environments. Updating software. E-mail and notification settings. Backup and restore tools.
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