Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI Training

Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI Training

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Course Overview:

Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI Training Course Hands-on

Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI Training is a 5 day instructor led course that provides you with the knowledge to use the automation tools in real-world use cases. In this Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI Training course, you will also learn how to automate day-to-day administration tasks with VMware vSphere® PowerCLI™ and VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™.

Product Alignment:

• vSphere PowerCLI 6.0
• vRealize Orchestrator 7.0

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI 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 Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI Training course:

• Engineers
• System Administrators

Related Courses:

VMware vRealize Automation: Install Configure Manage Training [V6.2]
VMware vRealize Log Insight: Deploy and Manage Training [V4.3]

Prerequisites:

• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0]

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe the features and benefits of automation in a vSphere environment
• Understand the role of the vSphere Web services API in automation
• Use the Managed Object Browser to view the structure of the vSphere Web services API and the VMware vCenter Server™ inventory
• Use vSphere PowerCLI to deploy and manage virtual machines and virtual infrastructure
• Run and manage vRealize Orchestrator workflows from the library
• Design, develop, and run custom, reusable vRealize Orchestrator workflows
• Incorporate JavaScript into vRealize Orchestrator workflows
• Select the appropriate tool for automating tasks in vCenter Server

Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

Module 2: Automation in vSphere

Identify the tools available to vSphere administrators for automation
Understand the benefits of automation
Understand the function of black boxes in programming

Module 3: vSphere API

Identify the function of an API
Recognize the components of VMware vSphere® API
Understand how the vSphere Web Services API is used by automation tools
Understand object-oriented terminology relevant to the vSphere Web Services API
Use the MOB to explore the vSphere object model and invoke methods

Module 4: vSphere PowerCLI Basics

Describe features of vSphere PowerCLI
List common tasks to perform with vSphere PowerCLI
Connect vSphere PowerCLI to vCenter Server and VMware ESXi™ hosts
Define variables to use in vSphere PowerCLI
Use basic vSphere PowerCLI cmdlets
Describe features of the command pipeline
Examine vSphere PowerCLI objects
View vSphere PowerCLI object properties
Invoke vSphere PowerCLI object methods

Module 5: Advanced vSphere PowerCLI and the vSphere API

Perform day-to-day management tasks with vSphere PowerCLI

Module 6: vSphere PowerCLI Use Cases

Examine View objects with the Get-View cmdlet
Convert View objects to VIObjects
Invoke vSphere Web Services API methods
Use the Onyx tool to capture vSphere PowerCLI code

Module 7: vRealize Orchestrator Basics

Identify vRealize Orchestrator components
Understand the function of plug-ins
Add a vCenter Server instance to the vCenter Server plug-in
List the components of a workflow
Create a vCenter Server object with a library workflow
Distinguish between workflow variable types
Create a simple workflow
Create workflow input and output parameters
Set a workflow input parameter as an attribute
Understand the role of binding in workflows
Use a library workflow in a new workflow
Use the setup wizard to perform parameter binding

Module 8: vRealize Orchestrator Advanced

Identify and use common vRealize Orchestrator workflow elements
Implement vRealize Orchestrator workflow nesting
List methods for calling other workflows in vRealize Orchestrator workflows
Identify the information required to develop a workflow
Use the vRealize Orchestrator workflow scripting debugger

Module 9: vRealize Orchestrator Use Cases

Create basic decision loops in workflows
Use a for-each loop in a workflow
Understand how exceptions are handled in vRealize Orchestrator
Use action elements in workflows
Capture JavaScript with Onyx and use it in a workflow

Module 10: vRealize Orchestrator PowerCLI Plug-In

Create a workflow that deploys multiple virtual machines according to a customer specification

Module 11: vRealize Orchestrator Integration

Add Windows PowerShell hosts to the vCenter Server inventory
Invoke scripts on Windows PowerShell hosts
Create Windows PowerShell workflows

Module 12: Guest Operations with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI

Understand the architecture of virtual machine guest operations
Identify the requirements for using guest operations
Perform guest operations with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI

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