VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure Manage Training [V5.5]

VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure Manage Training

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VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure Manage Training v5.5 Course Description

The VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure Manage Training v5.5 course demonstrates to technical personnel how to deploy VMware vCloud® Director™ for a small private cloud environment and manage the ongoing operation of the deployment. The course focuses on the private cloud in an engineering or quality assurance solution. The VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure Manage Training v5.5 course covers all of the fundamentals needed to install, configure, and manage any small private cloud with vCloud Director. This VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure Manage Training v5.5 course is the prerequisite for other courses that cover more advanced vCloud Director configurations in enterprise deployments.

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Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure Manage Training course:

• Consultants
• Systems engineers
• Data center administrators
• Cloud Administrators
• Cloud Engineers

Related Courses:

VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Fast Track Training [V6.0]
VMware Workspace ONE: Deploy and Manage Training

Prerequisites:

• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (Version 6.0) (VICM)
• VMware vCloud Director: Essentials/Fundamentals (WBT)
• Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure Manage Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Deploy vCloud Director
• Manage vCloud Director to satisfy small private cloud business needs
• Configure VMware vSphere® storage to enable multiple tiers in provider virtual datacenters
• Create and manage vCloud Director organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs
• Create and manage vCloud Director catalogs.
• Configure networking for organizations and vApps
• Create an interface between vCloud Director and Microsoft Active Directory servers
• Understand the interactions between VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters and vCloud Director

VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure Manage Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Course Introduction

Review course goals
Review course objectives
Review the course outline
Recognize vCloud Director Essentials/Fundamentals course elements

Module 2: VMware vCloud Director Architecture and Components

Describe how VMware products use the cloud computing approach
Review vCloud Director components and explain their functions
Examine integration with other VMware products such as VMware® vCenter™ Chargeback™ and VMware® vCenter™ Operations Manager™
Determine the licensing needs

Module 3: VMware vCloud Networking

Describe the network types available in vCloud Director
Discuss the organization and vApp network traffic choices
Describe the function of network pools
Explain how to share content between organizations and vApps

Module 4: VMware vCloud Providers

Identify storage resources for vCloud Director
Configure and manage storage for providers
Examine provider space allocation to an organization
Recognize VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® issues
Manage storage requirements for linked clones and shadow virtual machines

Module 5: VMware vCloud Director Organizations

Create and manage organizations
Recognize resource allocations for an organization
Create and manage catalogs

Module 6: Basic Security

Describe role based access
Create custom security roles
Describe and configure LDAP integration with Microsoft Active Directory
Describe single sign-on

Module 7: Managing Cloud Resources

Understand and identify how vSphere fulfills vCloud Director requests
Manage provider and organization virtual datacenters

Module 8: Managing VMware vSphere Resources

Manage VMware® vCenter Server™ instances
Manage VMware vSphere® ESXi™ hosts
Manage vSphere datastores
Managing stranded items
Configuring and managing resource pools at the vSphere level

Module 9: Monitoring VMware vCloud Components

Monitor usage information at provider and organization virtual data centers
Analyze vCloud Director logs to monitor vCloud Director cells

Module 10: Organization Users

Describe the catalog tasks available to organization users of various roles
Describe the vApp tasks available to organization users of various roles

Module 11: VMware vCloud Director Installation

Describe the required prerequisites for a vCloud Director installation
Install vCloud Director

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