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VMware vCloud Automation Center Foundation (VCACF)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline Free Web-based Training

Course Content

This training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing the VMware vCloud® Automation Center™. This course covers the configuration and use of the VMware vCloud Automation Center platform to develop self-serviced provisioning and create on-demand private and public cloud services.

Who should attend

  • System Administrators
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Cloud Architect
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Operational Developers


The knowledge and skills that you must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Understanding of virtualization, hypervisors, and public cloud
  • Understanding of VMware vSphere®
  • Understanding of different types of virtualization (cloning, creation, WIM provisioning, and so on)

The knowledge and skills that you should have before attending this course are as follows:

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Configure and manage provisioning groups and blueprints for provisioning logic.
  • Configure and manage enterprise groups and reservations for physical allocation.
  • Provision virtual resources of differing types.
  • Manage virtual resources.
  • Understand the role-based authentication that controls VMware vCloud Automation Center access.
  • Use the REST interface to easily obtain virtualization metadata.
  • Understand VMware vCloud Automation Center workflows.
  • Understand the VMware vCloud Automation Center components in a best-practices installation context.
  • Extend VMware vCloud Automation Center by using a Windows PowerShell script.

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: vCloud Automation Center Overview
  • Corporate Overview
  • Product Overview
Module 2: Resource Provisioning
  • Provisioning Overview
  • User Authentication
  • Self-Service Provisioning
  • Self-Managing Virtual Machines
  • Blueprints – Provisioning Instructions
  • Reservations – Allocating Compute Resources
  • Custom Properties
Module 3: Workflows
  • Workflow Introduction
  • vCloud Automation Center Models and Workflows
  • Extensibility Through the Design Center
Module 4: Snapshots and Linked Clones
  • Working with Snapshots
  • Working with Linked Clones
Module 5: vCloud Automation Center Installation, Configuration, and Troubleshooting
  • vCloud Automation Center Installation
  • vCloud Automation Center Basic Configuration
  • Configuration for Provisioning
  • Virtual Machine Management
  • vCloud Automation Center Troubleshooting
Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

  • United States: US$ 1,495
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Online Training

Duration 2 days

  • United States: US$ 1,495
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