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VMware vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict [V5.0]

Learn to use VMware vCenter Operations Manager as a forensic and predictive tool.

GK# 3141

Course Overview


In this course, you will learn the skills needed to use VMware® vCenter™ Operations Manager™ as a forensic and predictive tool. This course is based on VMware vSphere® ESXi™ 5.0, VMware vCenter Server 5.0, and vCenter Operations Manager 5.0.


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What You'll Learn

  • Major and minor badges and their underlying metrics
  • Find root causes of common operational issues in a vSphere environment using badges
  • Perform capacity management and what-if analyses
  • Use the operations tab, the planning tab, the alerts tab, the analysis tab, and the reports tab
  • Navigate the vCenter Operations Manager 5.0 user interface
  • Use and create a custom heat mapUse smart alerts to detect system issues


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1. Introduction to VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite

  • Role of operations management in the cloud era
  • vCenter Operations Management Suite and its packaging

2. Architecture and Concepts

  • Data collection methodology of the vCenter Operations Manager architecture
  • Collecting data using vCenter Operations Manager
  • Mastering the main components of the dashboard view
  • Navigating the objects tree and the badge pane

3. Dashboards and Badges

  • Functions of major and minor badges
  • Using the health major badge
  • Using the risk major badge
  • Using the efficiency major badge
  • Using the operations tab to navigate to details

4. Analyzing with Heat Maps

  • Using the analysis tab, work with predefined and custom heat maps

5. Smart Alerts

  • Configure and use smart alerts
  • Set up e-mail notifications

6. Capacity Planning and Reports

  • Scheduling, using, and exporting predefined capacity management reports
  • Performing what-if analyses

7. Installing and Configuring VMware vCenter Operations Manager

  • Preinstallation requirements
  • Installing vCenter Operations Manager
  • Configuring vCenter Operations Manager to gather data from its environment


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Virtual Classroom Live Labs

You will spend approximately 40% of class time completing hands-on labs.

Who Should Attend


Experienced system administrators and system integrators

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 2 day

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 2 day

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