VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3]

VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3]

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VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] – Hands-on

During this five-day VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] course, you will focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vRealize® Automation™. You will learn about the configuration and use of the vRealize Automation platform, including self-service provisioning and the creation of catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, software components, and on-demand VMware NSX® networks. This VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] course also covers interfacing vRealize Automation with other systems using VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ to leverage workflows, creating approval cycles, and managing machine lifecycles to conserve resources. In addition, you will better understand and know how to achieve the benefits of automation as a component of the software-defined data center.

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VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] – Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] course:

● Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for designing and implementing vRealize Automation

VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] – Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] course are:

This VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] course requires completion of one of the following courses:

● VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]
● VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.5]

Experience with working at the command line is helpful.

The VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

● Install and configure VMware ESX®/VMware ESXi™
● Install VMware vCenter Server®
● Create vCenter Server objects, such as data centers and folders
● Create and manage vCenter Server roles and permissions
● Create and modify a standard switch
● Create and modify a distributed switch
● Connect an ESX/ESXi host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
● Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
● Enable VMware vSphere® vMotion® on an ESX/ESXi host
● Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
● Modify a virtual machine’s hardware
● Migrate a virtual machine with vSphere vMotion
● Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
● Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ cluster with resource pools
● Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster

If you are unable to complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete one of the prerequisite courses before enrolling in VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage.

VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] – What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

● Describe the vRealize Automation architecture and use cases
● Install and configure vRealize Automation
● Manage vRealize Automation entities on VMware and third-party virtual, cloud, and physical infrastructures
● Configure and manage catalogs and blueprints
● Configure and manage business groups and reservations for compute resources on VMware, Microsoft, Amazon, and other platforms
● Use the self-service portal to request and manage machines in accordance with vRealize Automation approval and governance policies
● Explain vRealize Automation extensibility and workflows
● Manage and monitor machines and resource reclamation

Certifications: This course prepares you for the following certification:

● VMware Certified Professional 7 – Cloud Management and Automation (VCP7-CMA)

VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training – Course Syllabus:

Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics

vRealize Automation Overview and Architecture

Describe the software-defined data center
Explain the purpose of vRealize Automation
Explain the concepts of vRealize Automation administration and self-service provisioning
Describe where vRealize Automation fits in the VMware product line
Discuss use cases for vRealize Automation
Identify the components of a vRealize Automation simple deployment
Identify the components of a vRealize Automation enterprise deployment
Identify the component design options for vRealize Automation
Identify how vRealize Automation integrates with other VMware products

VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] – Authentication, Fabric, and Tenants

Describe identity management in vRealize Automation
Identify the authentication methods available in vRealize Automation
Identify the appropriate roles for specific tasks in vRealize Automation
Create tenants
Explain multitenant leading practices
Define relationships between vRealize Automation entities
Identify and configure vRealize Automation endpoints
Identify how vRealize Automation discovers compute resources
Identify fabric groups, business groups, and reservations
Create and manage reservations for compute resources

Converged Blueprints, Containers, and Catalog Management

Define blueprints
Identify the process and options for configuring blueprints
Create a blueprint with a single virtual machine
Create a blueprint with multiple virtual machines
Use parameters in blueprints
Describe containers
Identify the role of the service catalog
Define catalog items
Use entitlements to manage catalog items

VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V7.3] – Consuming Catalog Services

Request a single-machine service
Monitor the service provisioning status
Reconfigure a provisioned machine
Manage snapshots
Identify roles involved in creating approval policies
Identify approval policy level
Identify approval phases
Create and apply approval policies for catalog items
Use custom properties to modify the provisioning process
Use property groups to group sets of custom properties
Use the property dictionary to modify the provisioning process

VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training – Integrating NSX

Identify NSX capabilities
Describe the NSX components that vRealize Automation uses
Describe the benefits of NSX integration with vRealize Automation
Integrate vRealize Automation with NSX
Use NSX elements in vRealize Automation blueprints

Application Authoring
Detail the lifecycle of a vRealize Automation application deployment
Author an application blueprint
Deploy an application blueprint from the service catalog

VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training – Monitoring and Reclamation

Identify how to monitor resource use
Demonstrate how to reclaim resources
Demonstrate how to manage machine leases
Monitor system events

VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage Training – vRealize Automation Extensibility

Identify the vRealize Automation extensibility tools
Identify the vRealize Automation extensibility use cases
Use vRealize CloudClient to export a blueprint
Use vRealize Orchestrator
Use vRealize Orchestrator plug-ins for external integration
Describe anything-as-a-service (XaaS) components
Create an XaaS blueprint
Describe how the event broker service enhances extensibility
Identify the appropriate subscription types and options for a subscription
Describe the two event broker event types
Identify the three event broker phases
Illustrate the master workflow
Describe the necessary requirements for passing custom properties to workflows
Explain how the event broker helps with day 2 operations
Use scale-in and scale-out to size virtual appliances
Integrate VMware vSphere® virtual machine storage policies into blueprints

vRealize Automation Installation

Explain the vRealize Automation installation prerequisites
Describe the vRealize Automation installation procedure
Perform a vRealize Automation appliance deployment
Configure the vRealize Automation appliance

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