VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training [V7.1]

VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training

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Course Overview:

VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training with labs

In this five-day VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training course, you will explore the use of VMware vRealize™ Orchestrator™ 7.1 and VMware vRealize Automation 7.1 for the automation of VMware cloud infrastructure and IT processes. This VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training course focuses on extensibility and advanced administration through the use of vRealize Orchestrator workflows in vRealize Automation. You will gain practical experience through the completion of hands-on labs.

Product Alignment

• VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7.1
• VMware vRealize Automation 7.1

Customize It:

• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training course:

• Experienced VMware administrators
• Automation and orchestration specialists
• System integrators
• Private cloud and public cloud administrators

Related Courses:

VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Training [V7.1]

Prerequisites:

• Knowledge of VMware vSphere®
• VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage (VRAICM) or equivalent knowledge
• Working knowledge of scripting or programming using JavaScript, Windows PowerShell, Perl, Java, Python or similar languages

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe the features, benefits, components, and integration of vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Automation and the role of vRealize Orchestrator workflows and content elements in automation
• Use the vRealize Orchestrator client to access and navigate the vRealize Orchestrator platform and to import and run library vRealize Orchestrator workflows
• Design, develop, and run custom reusable vRealize Orchestrator workflows
• Use VMware APIs in Orchestrator workflow scripts
• Integrate vRealize Automation with vRealize Orchestrator instances to extend infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) machine lifecycle processes and enhance and deliver custom IT services
• Use XaaS to extend vRealize Automation into other enterprise systems
• Use the vRealize Automation Event Broker to trigger specific vRealize Orchestrator workflows

VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

Module 2: Enterprise Cloud Architecture and Components

Extending Enterprise Systems
vRealize Automation and the Enterprise
Unified Self-Service Portal Components
Managing Provisioned Items
Converged Blueprint Concepts
vRealize Orchestrator Overview

Module 3: vRealize Orchestrator Workflow Basics

Orchestration Workflows
Logs in Workflows
Working with Workflows
Information Flow in Workflows

Module 4: vRealize Orchestrator Workflow Design Considerations

Configuration and Resource Elements
Scriptable Tasks and Actions
Input Presentation
User Interactions

Module 5: Developing vRealize Orchestrator Workflows

Decision Elements and Switch Elements
Creating Loops in Workflows
Scriptable tasks and Actions
Calling vRealize Orchestrator Workflows
Exception Handling
Debugging

Module 6: Introduction to Extensibility

Extensibility Overview
Integral vRealize Automation Components and Functionality
NSX On Demand Components

Module 7: Extending vRealize Automation

Event Broker Overview
Event Broker Functionality
States, Events, and Phases
Information Exchange Between Event Broker and vRealize Orchestrator
vRealize Automation Plugin Functionality Overview

Module 8: Unified Services in vRealize Automation

XaaS Blueprints and Actions
vRealize Automation Form Designer

Module 9: API Tools vRealize Automation IaaS Extensibility Overview

vRealize Orchestrator API Explorer and vSphere MOB
Working with Onyx
REST API Plugin
Introducing Cloud Client

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