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VMware vCloud Automation Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0]

Learn about installing, configuring, and managing VMware® vCloud® Automation Center.

GK# 3219

$3745 - $4125 USD

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Course Overview

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In this course, you will learn how to configure and use of VMware vCloud Automation Center platform, including self-service provisioning and the creation of multivendor cloud services.

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What You'll Learn

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  • The vCloud Automation Center architecture and its use in multivendor cloud environments
  • Install and configure vCloud Automation Center 6.0
  • Deploy Distributed Execution Managers and agents for vCloud Automation Center connectivity
  • Configure endpoints to support compute fabric connectivity
  • Manage vCloud Automation Center 6.0 entities on VMware hardware, third-party hardware, and cloud infrastructures
  • Configure vCloud Automation Center infrastructure services
  • Configure and manage tenants and blueprints
  • Configure and manage a service catalog
  • Configure and manage role-based access control
  • Request and manage machines using the user portal
  • Configure vCloud Automation Center workflows
  • Integrate VMware vCenter™ Orchestrator™ with vCloud Automation Center
  • Automate application provisioning with VMware vCloud Application Director™
  • Manage and monitor machines and resource reclamation
  • Manage cost reporting with VMware IT Business Management Suite™

Outline

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1. Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course outline
  • Course goals
  • Course objectives

2. Provisioning Services

  • Provision new machines and services
  • Manage self-provisioned machines
  • Create approval policies
  • Identify approval policy levels and approval phases
  • Use custom properties
  • Use build profiles
  • Use the property dictionary

3. Architecture and Components

  • Identify the benefits of the software-defined data center
  • Explore the architecture for deploying vCloud Automation
  • Center as a cloud management platform for a multivendor hybrid cloud
  • Identify the components of vCloud Automation Center
  • Identify vCloud Automation Center design options
  • Define network ports and protocols required for communication between vCloud Automation Center components
  • Define the user interface elements of vCloud Automation Center
  • Explain how vCloud Automation Center integrates with other VMware products

4. Extensibility

  • Identify extensibility and customization options
  • Use vCloud Automation Designer to edit an existing workflow
  • Use vCenter Orchestrator
  • Configure plug-ins for external integration
  • Use Advanced Service Designer

5. Installation

  • Explain the vCloud Automation Center installation prerequisites
  • Identify the vCloud Automation Center appliances and component installers
  • Define the vCloud Automation Center installation procedure

6. Monitoring and Reclamation

  • Identify and verify inactive and abandoned resources
  • Manage machine leases
  • Manage machine reclamation

7. Configuring IaaS

  • Define relationships between vCloud Automation Center entities
  • Identify and configure vCloud Automation Center endpoints
  • Identity how vCloud Automation Center discovers compute resources
  • Define the vCloud Automation Center roles
  • Identify fabric groups, business groups, and reservations
  • Create tenants
  • Create and manage reservations for compute resources

8. Operational Management

  • Configure VMware IT Business Management Suite, Standard Edition
  • Report financial data for a cloud infrastructure
  • Troubleshoot common ITBM problems

9. Blueprints and Catalog Services

  • Create and manage single-machine and multimachine blueprints
  • Manage service catalog items with entitlements and approval policies

10. Managing Applications

  • Define the role of vCloud Application Director
  • Identify the vCloud Application Director infrastructure components and requirements
  • Deploy and manage vCloud Application Director
  • Configure application provisioning
  • Create, manage, and update applications
  • Manage catalog services

Prerequisites

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VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.x] or equivalent knowledge

Who Should Attend

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Experienced system administrators, cloud administrators, system integrators, and operational developers

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

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

Duration: 5 day

Virtual Classroom Live

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

Duration: 5 day

Self-Paced

On-demand content enables you to train on your own schedule.



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