VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy [V7.1]

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vFlex-ILT (5 Days)   English
30 Apr 2018 09:00 AM  -  04 May 2018 05:00 PM
(GMT-05:00) Central Daylight Time (America/Chicago)
“**PLEASE NOTE: VIRTUAL/REMOTE STUDENTS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN HEADSET AND WEBCAM FOR THIS COURSE** This class is delivered using electronic books ONLY - you will be contacted 3 days before the class starts with instructions on how to set up an eBook account and redeem the eBook for this class. For In-Classroom students, the training location has a 23" monitor which will allow you to access our labs and access the Lecture/Lab Guides at the same time. For Remote Students, you will either need one of the following to complete this course: one 23" monitor, two smaller monitors, an android tablet or an IOS tablet in order to see the manual and execute the lab. No printed material will be provided with this class. You will receive a redemption code with instructions on how to download the eBook no later than 3 days before the class is scheduled to start. Please ensure this is complete before the class starts."
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  1. VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy [V7.1] - Classroom Section
  2. VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy [V7.1] -Virtual Section
VMware Education
Dallas - Microtek
5430 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway
Three Lincoln Centre, Suite 300
Dallas, TX, United States 75240
This five-day course focuses on designing and deploying an enterprise cloud by using a distributed architecture deployment of VMware vRealize® Automation™. The lecture and labs concentrate on designing an enterprise cloud architecture and the effective implementation of a vRealize Automation distributed deployment according to VMware recommended best practices.

Product Alignment
•  vSphere 6
•  vRealize Automation 7
•  VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™
•  vRealize Log Insight
•  vCloud Air

Objectives:   By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Apply enterprise design principles
•  Design and deploy a tiered VMware vSphere® resource architecture for CPU, storage, and network
   resources, including VMware NSX®
•  Design and deploy a vRealize Automation distributed infrastructure for an enterprise cloud
•  Design and deploy a CA certificate/single sign-on architecture that includes Active Directory integration to
   support the enterprise cloud infrastructure
•  Design and deploy an administration architecture of roles for an enterprise cloud
•  Design and deploy a tenant-and-business group architecture for an enterprise cloud
•  Design and deploy compute resources, reservation policies, network profiles, and reservations to support
   your enterprise cloud
•  Use XaaS to extend vRealize Automation into other enterprise systems
•  Integrate vRealize Automation with IP address management systems and asset management systems
•  Describe VMware vCloud® Air™ integration for elastic clouds
•  Describe the location and identity of all log files that relate to vRealize Automation troubleshooting
•  Use VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ to manage and monitor distributed vRealize Automation
Intended Audience:   Experienced system administrators, cloud administrators, system integrators, and deployment consultants
Prerequisites:   This class requires understanding the concepts and topics presented in the following courses:
•  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
•  VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage
  1. Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

  2. Enterprise Design Principles
    • Create a design foundation for an enterprise cloud by identifying business requirements, typical business solutions, constraints, assumptions, and risks
    • Create a conceptual design for an enterprise cloud
    • Create a logical design for an enterprise cloud
    • Use key enterprise design principles to create a vSphere infrastructure for the enterprise cloud

  3. Security Infrastructure
    • Design a certificate authority architecture
    • Create certificate signing requests for your vRealize Automation servers
    • Create certificates for your vRealize Automation servers
    • Use the VMware hardened virtual appliance
    • Use VMware Identity Manager™

  4. vRealize Automation Distributed Architecture
    • Design and deploy the vRealize Automation solution in a highly available, distributed architecture
    • Use vRealize Orchestrator in external and internal clusters
    • Use cloudutil.exe and skills to control which DEM servers are used with specific endpoints
    • Describe the proper configuration of NSX load balancers for a highly available, distributed architecture

  5. Administration Role Architecture
    • Design either an expanded administration role architecture or a compressed administration role architecture for an enterprise cloud

  6. Tenants and Business Groups
    • Design an optimum tenant and business group architecture for your enterprise cloud, using either a single-tenant or a multitenant model
    • Describe the use of vRealize CloudClient in a multitenancy context

  7. Cloud Resource Design
    • Design an enterprise cloud that is based on a multitiered architecture
    • Design naming standards in vRealize Automation to support your tenant-and-business group architecture
    • Use composite blueprints in an enterprise deployment
    • Use data center location in an enterprise deployment to control where systems are provisioned
    • Design a unified self-service catalog
    • Design service entitlements in an enterprise deployment
    • Design and use governance and approvals

  8. Extensibility and the Enterprise
    • Describe vCloud Air and elastic clouds
    • Describe the role of vRealize Orchestrator in vRealize Automation extensibility
    • Use IaaS extensibility and the vRealize Automation event broker system
    • Extend vRealize Automation to an asset management system
    • Extend vRealize Automation to an IP address management system
    • Use NSX on-demand components

  9. Enterprise Management
    • Use VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ and the vRealize Automation management pack
    • Use vRealize Log Insight in vRealize Automation enterprise management
    • Manage costs
    • Manage resource use
    • Replace expired security certificates