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VMware Cloud Management and Automation: Core Technical Skills

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Course Datasheet
- Format: Self-Paced
- Length: 3 Days
Overview:


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This three-day training course is an introduction to VMware vRealize Suite, VMware’s cloud management and automation solution. In this course, you acquire the skills needed to perform Day 2 operational tasks that are typically assigned to the roles of operator or junior administrator in a vRealize Suite environment.

Product Alignment
• VMware vSphere 7.0
• vRealize Automation 8.3
• vRealize Operations Manager 8.3
• vRealize Log Insight 8.3
• vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.3
• vRealize Network Insight 6.1

Objectives:    By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Describe vSphere components and the software-defined data center
• Describe cloud computing, cloud service models and cloud deployment Models
• Identify the benefits of vRealize Suite Products
• Manage vRealize Suite Products using vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager
• Describe vRealize Automation services
• Assign user roles in vRealize Automation
• Deploy cloud templates using vRealize Automation
• Request services from the service catalog in vRealize Automation
• Monitor deployments in vRealize Automation
• Monitor infrastructure using vRealize Operation
• Analyze infrastructure using vRealize Log Insight
• Analyze infrastructure using vRealize Network Insight


Certification
Attending this course is recommended to achieve the following certification:
• VMware Certified Technical Associate - Cloud Management and Automation (VCTA-CMA)
 
Intended Audience:    Technical professionals with basic system administration skills and operators responsible for managing single or multi-cloud environments using vRealize Suite products.
 
Prerequisites:    Understanding of basic network, storage, basic cloud concepts and computer hardware concepts
 
Outline:    1 Software-Defined Data Center
• Describe the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)
• Identify the benefits of an SDDC when it compared to physical datacenter

2 VMware SDDC Solutions
• Recognize the components of an SDDC
• Identify VMware SDDC Solutions

3 vSphere Components and Features
• Describe core vSphere components
• Identify key vSphere features

4 Cloud Computing
• Describe cloud computing and its benefits

5 Cloud Service Models
• Identify the difference between Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS)

6 Cloud Deployment Models
• Identify the difference between private cloud, public cloud, and hybrid cloud deployment models

7 Cloud Management Solution
• Describe the vRealize Suite and its importance
• Describe how vRealize Suite products extend your SDDC capabilities.

8 VMware Cloud Services
• Describe VMware Cloud Services

9 On-Premises Compared to SaaS
• Identify when to use On-premises products and when to use SaaS offerings

10 vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager
• Manage vRealize Suite products using vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager
• View and manage environments in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

11 Workspace One Access
• Describe authentication using Workspace One Access
• Use Workspace One Access as an enterprise SSO solution for vRealize Suite

12 vRealize Automation
• Describe the features and benefits of vRealize Automation

13 vRealize Operations
• Describe the features and benefits of vRealize Operations

14 vRealize Log Insight
• Describe the features and benefits of vRealize Log Insight

15 vRealize Network Insight
• Describe the features and benefits of vRealize Network Insight

16 vRealize Cloud Health
• Describe the features and benefits of vRealize Cloud Health

17 vRealize Automation Architecture
• Identify the different components of vRealize Automation Architecture
• Identify the difference between the standard deployment and the clustered deployment of vRealize Automation

18 vRealize Automation Services
• Identify the different services offered by vRealize Automation

19 vRealize Automation Graphical User Interface (GUI) Navigation
• Access and view the vRealize Automation Graphical User Interface (GUI)
• Navigate through vRealize Automation services

20 Role Based Access Control in vRealize Automation
• Examine the roles assigned to users and groups in vRealize Automation
• Assign roles to users and groups in vRealize Automation

21 Cloud Assembly
• Describe cloud accounts, cloud zones, projects, image mappings and flavor mappings
• Examine existing configuration in Cloud Assembly
• Examine the Guided Setup in Cloud Assembly

22 Cloud Templates
• Describe Cloud Templates
• Identify different components of Cloud Templates
• Create a simple Cloud Template

23 vRealize Automation Tags
• Use tags in vRealize Automation

24 Deploying Cloud Templates
• Deploy Cloud Templates
• Perform actions against Cloud Template deployments

25 Code Stream
• Identify the function of Code Stream
• Use code stream pipelines

26 vRealize Orchestrator
• Identify the function of vRealize Orchestrator
• Use vRealize Orchestrator workflows

27 Service Broker
• Describe the function of Service Broker
• Request services from the service catalog

28 Governance Policies
• Identify different types of vRealize Automation governance policies.
• Approve deployments governed by approval policies

29 SaltStack Config
• Identify the purpose of SaltStack Config
• Identify SaltStack Config components

30 Monitoring Deployments
• Monitor the requests in vRealize Automation
• Monitor the deployments in vRealize Automation
• Examine failed requests

31 Monitoring infrastructure using vROPS
• View alerts, symptoms, and policies
• Manage alerts
• Set alerts and policies
• Create and access views, reports, and dashboards

32 Analyzing infrastructure using Network Insight
• Navigate through vRealize Log Insight GUI
• Analyze the infrastructure logs using vRealize Log Insight

33 Analyzing infrastructure using Network Insight
• Navigate through vRealize Network Insight GUI
• Monitor the infrastructure using vRealize Network Insight

34 SDDC Health Monitoring Solution
• Use vRealize Operations to monitor SDDC health

35 Data Sources
• Identify data sources in vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight and vRealize Network Insight