Technical Scenarios for System Center 2012 SP1
Updated: February 27, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1
Typically, several System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) components must work together to solve a problem or address a business need. The Technical Scenarios topics provide guidance for areas of interest that apply to multiple components of System Center 2012 SP1. The guidance in this area will grow over time as we provide more scenarios and receive feedback from our customers.
Technical Scenarios Topics
What's New in System Center 2012 SP1
Provides information about new features and functionality in System Center 2012 SP1.
Privacy Statement for System Center 2012 SP1
Contains the privacy statement for System Center 2012 SP1.
Information and Support for System Center 2012
Describes how to create System Center 2012–specific search queries.
System Requirements for System Center 2012 SP1
Lists the system requirements for System Center 2012 SP1.
Upgrade Sequencing for System Center 2012 SP1
Describes the order in which you must upgrade two or more System Center components.
Configuration Analyzer for System Center 2012 SP1
Describes how to download and use System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Analyzer to scan configuration settings on computers that are running System Center 2012 SP1 server-side components and evaluate those settings against best-practice rules to ensure optimal performance.
Creating a Cloud-Based Pricing Chargeback Process
Describes the chargeback process.
Cloud Resource Management – Orchestrator and Service Provider Foundation
Describes how to use Service Provider Foundation to programmatically integrate cloud resources that Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) manages into existing management portals and orchestration.
Setting Up an Environment for Self-Service Users of Networked Virtual Machines in VMM
Describes how to set up an environment where self-service users—your clients or customers—can create their own virtual machines and configure networks for those virtual machines.
Implementing Fabric Monitoring
Describes the basic configuration and steps necessary to implement fabric monitoring in a private cloud based on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012.
Copying an On-premises Virtual Machine to Windows Azure
Describes how to integrate Windows Azure cloud capacity into your datacenter by using App Controller to move virtual machines between your on-premises servers and Windows Azure.
Provide uninterrupted protection to virtual machines that use Live Migration
Describes how to provide better load balancing and adapt more easily to customer needs with live migration of virtual machines.
Streamlining Offsite Protection of Data
Describes how to use Data Protection Manager and Windows Azure Online Backup for cloud backup and recovery.
Creating and Deploying a Linux-Based Virtual Machine Template
Describes how to deploy a virtual machine in which the guest operating system is Linux.
Integrating Operations Manager with the Development Process (DevOps)
Describes the DevOps scenario article that is intended to serve as a high-level example, and it is a place for you to contribute additional examples of DevOps scenarios.
Integrating Service Management Portal and API with System Center 2012 SP1
Describes the scenario article on TechNet Wiki that explains how the Service Provider Foundation provides the application programming interface (API) that enables the integration between the portal (and its API) and System Center 2012 SP1.
For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.
Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012. For instructions and examples, see Search the System Center 2012 Documentation Library.