VMware vCloud Director: Tenant Operations [V10.x] - BETA

Classroom Schedule
Live Online Schedule
Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Live Online
- Length: 5 Days
In this five-day course, you focus on configuring and managing VMware vCloud Director® for Service Providers 10.x Tenant Operations. You learn about self-service provisioning, the creation of certain organization virtual data center networks, vApp and its networks, catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, and on-demand VMware NSX® networks.

This course covers integrating vCloud Director with VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ and the use of VMware vCloud® Availability for vCloud Director®. You will understand how to manage multisite, cross-VDC networking for vCloud Director. You will also understand how to use Central Point of Management (CPOM) to define a software-defined datacenter (SDDC) for tenant users of vCloud Director. This course also discusses how to monitor various vCloud Director objects using VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™.

Product Alignment
•  VMware vSphere 6.7 U2
•  VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7.6
•  VMware NSX® Data Center for vSphere® 6.46
•  VMware NSX-TTM Data Center 2.4
•  VMware vRealize Operations Manager 7.5
•  VMware vCloud Availability for vCloud Director 3.5

Objectives:    By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Understand role-based access control and custom roles
•  Manage a vCloud Director organization’s VDC and vApps
•  Manage virtual machines using sizing and placement policies
•  Create and share vCloud Director catalogs and vApp templates
•  Describe and use CPOM to view dedicated VMware vSphere® datacenters in the tenant portal
•  Configure networking for organizations and vApps with the help of VMware NSX®
•  Configure the integration with vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
•  Transfer virtual machine workloads from vSphere into and out of vCloud Director sites and between vCloud
   Director sites for customer onboarding
•  Manage multisite deployment as a tenant administrator
•  Know how to integrate vRealize Orchestrator and use the existing workflows
•  Monitor vCloud Director using vRealize Operations Manager
•  Know the new features of vCloud Director 10.x tenant operations
Intended Audience:    Experienced service provider customers, system engineers, datacenter administrators, and tenant administrators with experience in managed services environment
Prerequisites:    This course requires completion of one of the following courses:
•   VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x]
•   VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V9.x]
Outline:    1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives

2  Introduction to vCloud Director, Service Provider, and Tenant Portal
•  Explain vCloud Director concepts
•  Outline the preconfigured tasks by the service provider
•  Describe and understand the tenant portal use cases

3  User Access Control
•  Discuss users and groups
•  Understand the custom roles
•  List the user roles
•  Discuss role-based access control (RBAC)

4  Administering Virtual Machines
•  Create a standalone virtual machine
•  Perform virtual machine operations
•  Manage virtual machine properties

5  Working with vApps
•  Create virtual machines in a vApp
•  Manage catalogs
•  Share catalogs
•  Discuss vApp templates

6  Organization VDC Networking
•  Understand organization VDC networks
•  List the types of organization VDC networks
•  Describe the edge gateway services
•  List the enhanced NSX-T supported features from the tenant portal

7  vApp Networking
•  Create and manage vApp networks
•  List the various types of vApp networks
•  Discuss vApp fencing
•  Discuss routed, isolated, and direct vApp networks

8  vCloud Extensibility
•  Discuss vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
•  Migrate virtual machines from cloud to cloud
•  Migrate virtual machines from on-premises to cloud
•  Integrate vRealize Orchestrator with vCloud Director
•  Work with swagger, vCloud API, vCD CLI, and VMware PowerCLI™

9  Multisite Deployment and CPOM
•  Discuss multisite deployments
•  Configure cross VDC networking
•  Define software-defined data center (SDDC)
•  Familiarize with SDDC and SDDC proxy
•  Use enhanced Central Point of Management (CPOM) through tenant portal

10  Monitoring vCloud Director Resources
•  Monitor resources from the tenant portal
•  Monitor vCloud Director objects with vRealize Operations Manager
•  Understand dashboards, metrics, alerts, and reports

11  vCloud Director 10.x Tenant New Feature
•  Describe name disk feature
•  Describe VM sizing and VM placement policies
•  Describe object storage extension