VMware Cloud Automation Center: Install Configure Manage Training [V6.0]

VMware Cloud Automation Center: Install Configure Manage Training

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Course Overview:

VMware Cloud Automation Center: Install Configure Manage Training v6.0 Course Hands-on

This VMware Cloud Automation Center: Install Configure Manage Training v6.0 course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud® Automation Center™. This VMware Cloud Automation Center: Install Configure Manage Training v6.0 course covers the configuration and use of the vCloud Automation Center platform, including self-service provisioning and the creation of multivendor cloud services.

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Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware Cloud Automation Center: Install Configure Manage Training course:

• Experienced system administrators, cloud administrators, system integrators, and operational developers

Related Courses:

VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure Manage Training [V5.5]
VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Fast Track Training [V6.0]

Prerequisites:

• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (Version 6.0) (VICM) or equivalent knowledge.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware Cloud Automation Center: Install Configure Manage Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Understand the vCloud Automation Center architecture and use case in today’s multivendor cloud environments
• Install and configure vCloud Automation Center 6.0
• Deploy Distributed Execution Managers and agents for vCloud Automation Center connectivity
• Configure endpoints to support compute fabric connectivity
• Manage vCloud Automation Center 6.0 entities on VMware® hardware, third-party hardware, and cloud infrastructures
• Configure vCloud Automation Center infrastructure services
• Configure and manage tenants and blueprints
• Configure and manage a service catalog
• Configure and manage role-based access control
• Request and manage machines using the user portal
• Understand and configure vCloud Automation Center workflows
• Integrate VMware® vCenter™ Orchestrator™ with vCloud Automation Center
• Automate application provisioning with VMware vCloud® Application Director™
• Manage and monitor machines and resource reclamation
• Manage cost reporting with VMware® IT Business Management Suite™

VMware Cloud Automation Center: Install Configure Manage Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course outline
Course goals
Course objectives

Module 2: Architecture and Components

Identify the benefits of the software-defined data center
Explore the architecture for deploying vCloud Automation Center as a cloud management platform for a multivendor hybrid cloud
Identify the components of vCloud Automation Center
Identify vCloud Automation Center design options
Define network ports and protocols required for communication between vCloud Automation Center components
Define the user interface elements of vCloud Automation Center
Explain how vCloud Automation Center integrates with other VMware products

Module 3: Installation

Explain the vCloud Automation Center installation prerequisites
Identify the vCloud Automation Center appliances and component installers
Define the vCloud Automation Center installation procedure

Module 4: Configuring IaaS

Define relationships between vCloud Automation Center entities
Identify and configure vCloud Automation Center endpoints
Identity how vCloud Automation Center discovers compute resources
Define the vCloud Automation Center roles
Identify fabric groups, business groups, and reservations
Create tenants
Create and manage reservations for compute resources

Module 5: Blueprints and Catalog Services

Create and manage single-machine and multimachine blueprints
Manage service catalog items with entitlements and approval policies

Module 6: Provisioning Services

Provision new machines and services
Manage self-provisioned machines
Create approval policies
Identify approval policy levels and approval phases
Use custom properties
Use build profiles
Use the property dictionary

Module 7: Extensibility

Identify extensibility and customization options
Use vCloud Automation Designer to edit an existing workflow
Use vCenter Orchestrator
Configure plug-ins for external integration
Use Advanced Service Designer

Module 8: Monitoring and Reclamation

Identify and verify inactive and abandoned resources
Manage machine leases
Manage machine reclamation

Module 9: Operational Management

Configure VMware® IT Business Management Suite™ Standard Edition
Report financial data for a cloud infrastructure
Troubleshoot common ITBM problems

Module 10: Managing Applications

Define the role of vCloud Application Director
Identify the vCloud Application Director infrastructure components and requirements
Deploy and manage vCloud Application Director
Configure application provisioning
Create, manage, and update applications
Manage catalog services

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