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VMware vRealize Operations for Administrators [V7]

Summary:  
Classroom Schedule
Live Online Schedule
vFlex-ILT Schedule
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Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Live Online, vFlex-ILT, Onsite
- Length: 2 Days
Overview:
This two-day course is designed for data center administrators who are responsible for the day-to-day management of a VMware vSphere® environment using VMware vRealize® Operations™. This course will teach you how to use vRealize Operations as a forensic and predictive tool. The course is based on VMware ESXi™ 6.7, VMware vCenter Server® 6.7, and vRealize Operations 7.0.

Note: If you have taken the VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage course, duplicate content makes this course unsuitable for you.

Product Alignment
•  vRealize Operations 7.0
•  ESXi 6.7
•  vCenter Server 6.7

Objectives:    By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Identify features and benefits of vRealize Operations
•  Use interface features to assess and troubleshoot operational issues
•  Recognize how to use vRealize Operations components to build scalability and availability
•  Recognize effective ways to optimize performance and capacity in data centers
•  Troubleshoot and manage issues and configurations using alerts and dashboards
•  Create policies to meet the operational needs of your environment
 
Intended Audience:    Experienced system administrators
 
Prerequisites:    This class requires completion of one of the following courses:
•  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x]
•  VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.x]
Or system administration experience with vSphere deployments
 
Outline:    1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives

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

3  vRealize Operations Concepts
•  Navigate the main pages of the product user interface
•  Use the product UI and the admin UI
•  Use tags, applications, and groups to group related objects in the environment

4  vRealize Operations Architecture
•  Describe the function of the components in a node
•  Describe the roles in a vRealize Operations cluster

5  Performance Optimization
•  Assess the performance of your environment to determine which data centers need optimization
•  Define the business and operational intents for your data centers
•  Automate the process of optimizing and balancing workloads in your data centers
•  Report on the results of your optimization efforts

6  Capacity Optimization
•  Define capacity planning terminology and capacity planning models
•  Assess the overall capacity of a data center and provide optimization recommendations
•  Use what-if scenarios to plan for future capacity requirements
•  Assess the cost of running the data centers in your environment

7  Troubleshooting and Managing Configurations
•  Use predefined step-by-step workflows to troubleshoot different vSphere objects
•  Assess your environment’s compliance to standards
•  View the configurations of vSphere objects in your environment
•  Describe how logs can be accessed by integrating vRealize Operations with VMware vRealize® Log
   Insight™
•  Use inventory trees on the Environment page to monitor vSphere objects
•  Monitor the performance of the vRealize Operations instance

8  Policies
•  Create policies for various types of workloads
•  Explain how policy inheritance works