This lab shows you how to use System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) to manage guest VMs running the Linux operating system. It illustrates the Linux-specific features of VMM and how they parallel the equivalent features for guest VMs running Windows. The lab also shows how System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager is used to monitor Linux operating system instances. This lab assumes little to no prior experience with Linux. Where steps are performed inside the Linux guest VM, this lab manual provides detailed information on what to enter and the expected results.