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VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2]

Summary:  
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Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Live Online, vFlex-ILT, Onsite
- Length: 5 Days
Overview:
This five-day course, designed for experienced VMware vSphere® users, teaches you how to use VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ as a forensic and predictive tool. Based on VMware ESXi™ 6, VMware vCenter Server® 6, and vRealize Operations Manager 6.2, this course includes instruction on advanced capabilities, including customization and management.

Product Alignment
•  vRealize Operations Manager 6.2
•  ESXi 6
•  vCenter Server 6

This course is also available in an On Demand format. For more information, select this link: VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2] - On Demand.

Objectives:    By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following 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
•  Use workload placement to rebalance workloads
•  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
•  Monitor operating systems and applications
•  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:    This class requires completion of one of the following courses:
•  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6]
•  VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6]
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, Application Groups, and Custom 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 various types of workloads
    • Explain how policy inheritance works

  9. Intelligent Workload Placement
    • Use workload placement to rebalance workloads across the environment
    • Identify scenarios that use workload placement
    • Use policies to drive workload balance plan recommendations

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

  11. Custom Views
    • Describe the various types of views
    • Create views

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

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

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

  15. Operating System and Application Monitoring
    • Deploy operating system and application monitoring
    • Monitor operating systems and applications

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

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

  18. 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