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VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0] - On Demand

Summary:  
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- Format: Subscription
- Length: 30 Days
Overview:
VMware vRealize™ Operations Manager™: Install, Configure, Manage is designed for experienced VMware vSphere® users and teaches how to use VMware vRealize Operations Manager as a forensic and predictive tool. The course is based on VMware ESXi™ 5.x, VMware vCenter Server™ 5.x, and vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 and includes instruction on advanced capabilities including customization and management.

This course is also available in an ILT format. For more information, select this link: VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0].

Objectives:    •  Navigate the vRealize Operations Manager user interface
•  Use alerts and analysis badges to troubleshoot common and complex vSphere operational issues
•  Monitor capacity risk and infrastructure utilization
•  Perform capacity planning and what-if analyses
•  Configure policies to meet the operational needs of the environment
•  Customize vRealize Operations Manager by creating alert definitions, symptom definitions, views, reports,
   dashboards, and super metrics
•  Give users and user groups controlled access to the environment
•  Extend the capabilities of vRealize Operations Manager by adding management packs and solutions
•  Scale a vRealize Operations Manager deployment and make it highly available
•  Install and configure vRealize Operations Manager
•  Monitor and maintain a vRealize Operations Manager deployment
 
Intended Audience:    Experienced system administrators and system integrators, and consultants responsible for customizing vRealize Operations Manager content
 
Prerequisites:    Completion of the following courses:

•  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]
•  VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V5.5]

Or system administration experience with vSphere deployments
 
Outline:   
  1. Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

  2. Introduction to vRealize Operations Manager
    • Describe how vRealize Operations Manager is used to manage the software-defined data center
    • Describe the features and benefits of vRealize Operations Manager

  3. vRealize Operations Manager User Interface
    • Navigate the main areas of the user interface
    • Explain the importance of inventory trees
    • View widgets and dashboards on the Home page
    • View inventory trees and objects on the Environment page

  4. vRealize Operations Manager Concepts
    • Use views to gather information about the environment
    • Create reports about the environment
    • Explain how data is collected and analyzed by vRealize Operations Manager
    • Discuss the importance of alerts, symptoms, and badges

  5. Troubleshooting System Health Issues
    • Discuss the process for troubleshooting system health issues with vRealize Operations Manager
    • Monitor alerts and troubleshoot system health issues
    • Use heat maps to monitor system health

  6. Capacity Planning
    • Discuss capacity planning models
    • Assess capacity risk in the environment
    • Troubleshoot risk and efficiency issues
    • Identify ways to optimize resource utilization in the environment
    • Use projects to perform what-if scenarios

  7. Tags, Applications, and Object Groups
    • Use tags and applications to group objects
    • Create custom object groups in the environment

  8. Policies
    • List guidelines for customizing vRealize Operations Manager content
    • Create policies for different types of workloads
    • Explain how policy inheritance works

  9. Custom Alert Definitions
    • Create symptom definitions
    • Create recommendations and use actions
    • Create notifications
    • Create alert definitions

  10. Custom Views
    • Describe the different types of views
    • Create views

  11. Custom Dashboards
    • Create custom dashboards
    • Configure widgets and widget interactions
    • Configure dashboard navigation
    • Manage dashboards

  12. Super Metrics
    • Create super metrics
    • Enable super metrics in policies

  13. User Access Control
    • Create local users and user groups
    • Assign roles to local users and user groups
    • Import users and user groups from an LDAP source

  14. Management Packs
    • Describe management packs that are available to the environment
    • Install and configure a management pack

  15. Architecture, Scalability, and Availability
    • Describe the components of a vRealize Operations Manager node
    • Describe the different roles in a vRealize Operations Manager cluster
    • Explain how a node’s components interact to achieve scalability and availability

  16. Deploying vRealize Operations Manager
    • Determine how to size a vRealize Operations Manager cluster
    • Install and configure a vRealize Operations Manager cluster
    • Monitor and manage a vRealize Operations Manager cluster