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First Look: Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 for IT Professionals
(Microsoft Training Course: 2955) - 0.5 day - £600 exc VAT



> Target Audience
This clinic provides IT professionals with an introduction to BizTalk Server 2006 and how to deploy and manage applications to a BizTalk environment. It is intended for IT professionals who want an overview of how to install and configure a BizTalk Server environment and how to deploy and manage BizTalk applications.
> Course outline
  1. Installing and Configuring BizTalk Server 2006
  2. Managing a BizTalk Server Environment


Module 1: Installing and Configuring BizTalk Server 2006
  • Introduction to BizTalk Server 2006
  • Planning a BizTalk Server Environment
  • Installing and Configuring BizTalk Server
  • Installing Client Administration Tools
  • Installing and Configuring Enterprise Single Sign-On
Skills
  • Describe the services and tools provided in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006.
  • Describe the considerations to be made when planning a BizTalk environment.
  • Describe how to install and configure BizTalk Server 2006.
  • Describe how to install the client administration tools.
  • Describe how to install and configure enterprise single sign-on.
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Module 2: Managing a BizTalk Server Environment
  • Introduction to BizTalk Server Management
  • Deploying a BizTalk Solution to a Production Environment
  • Administering a BizTalk Server Application
  • Administering a BizTalk Server Group
  • Monitoring BizTalk Server
  • Deploying Business Rules
  • Enabling Business Activity Monitoring
Skills
  • Describe the role of the administrator in managing a BizTalk environment.
  • Describe the application deployment process.
  • Explain management and operations tasks for BizTalk applications.
  • Explain the purpose of and management tasks for BizTalk groups.
  • Describe the tools available for monitoring a BizTalk Server environment.
  • Describe the use of Business Rules in a BizTalk application.
  • Explain how BAM can be used to monitor both real-time and historical data.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students should have the following pre-requisites:
  • Two years of hands-on experience managing a Microsoft Windows Server network.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL ServerT.
  • Familiarity with a scripting language (e.g. Microsoft Visual Basic, Scripting Edition-VBScript-or JScript).
  • No prior BizTalk experience is necessary.
> Purpose
After completing this clinic, students will be able to describe the services and tools provided in BizTalk Server 2006; describe the BizTalk production environment and toolset; describe planning considerations for a BizTalk production environment; identify prerequisites and explain the installation process for BizTalk Server; describe the capabilities of the client administration tools; explain how Enterprise Single Sign-On enables secure integration; describe the role of the administrator in managing a BizTalk environment; describe the application deployment process; explain management and operations tasks for BizTalk applications; explain the purpose of and management tasks for BizTalk groups; describe the tools available for monitoring a BizTalk Server environment; describe the use of Business Rules in a BizTalk application; explain how Business Activity Monitoring BAM can be used to monitor both real-time and historical data.