VMware vRealize Operations and vSAN Integration Workshop - On Demand

Course Datasheet
- Format: Subscription
- Length: 30 Days
This course, equivalent to two days of training, explains how to use and configure VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ 7.0 to integrate with VMware vSAN™ 6. This course explains concepts and practical applications of vRealize Operations Manager in reference to vSAN.

This course is also available in an Instructor-Led Training (ILT) format. For more information, select this link:  VMware vRealize Operations and vSAN Integration Workshop.

Product Alignment
•  vRealize Operations 7.0
•  VMware ESXi™
•  vCenter Server 6.7
•  VMware vSAN 6

Objectives:    By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  List and describe the uses of vRealize Operations Manager when applied to vSAN
•  Use the product UI to navigate through built-in vSAN specific dashboards
•  Review the built-in vSAN specific dashboards for key vSAN information
•  Create your own vSAN specific dashboards
•  Assess vRealize Operations Manager policies related to vSAN
•  Perform vSAN troubleshooting using vRealize Operations
Intended Audience:    vSAN and VMware vSphere® administrators
Prerequisites:    At a minimum, students attending this course should have completed the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.x] course or have equivalent knowledge.

Some experience with basic operations of vRealize Operations would also be helpful.

The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:
•  Use VMware vSphere® Client™
•  Perform routine VMware vCenter Server® tasks
•  Configure a vSAN datastore
•  Perform routine vSAN maintenance tasks
Outline:    1  Course Introduction
•  Course objectives
•  References and resources

2  Overview of vSAN and vRealize Operations
•  Describe basic vSAN architecture and components
•  Explain the use of vSAN storage policies
•  Describe the different vRealize Operations interfaces
•  Enable data collection for vSAN

3  Creating and Using Dashboards, Views, Reports, and Tags
•  Create custom dashboards to monitor vSAN data
•  Create a view that displays information about vSAN metrics
•  Create custom reports to display information for the vSAN datastore
•  Use tags to create logical groups of objects in the vRealize Operations environment

4  Monitoring Individual Components
•  Locate key vSAN components in vRealize Operations
•  Monitor important vSAN components
•  Monitor vSAN network metrics

5  Optimizing the Cluster
•  Automate workload optimization and balancing
•  Generate performance optimization reports
•  Identify capacity planning concepts
•  Use vRealize Operations to reclaim unused resources and right-size virtual machines
•  Create what-if scenarios using existing or custom virtual machines

6  Policies
•  Explain the hierarchy of polices in vRealize Operations
•  Configure vSAN analysis settings

7  Troubleshooting vSAN with Alerts and vRealize Operations
•  Recognize how to troubleshoot issues by monitoring alerts
•  Use step-by-step workflows to troubleshoot different objects
•  Explain the importance of inventory trees for troubleshooting
•  Recognize the importance of inventory trees
•  Use inventory trees and objects from the Environment page as a part of troubleshooting