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VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility (VCOE)

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About this Course

In this five-day course, you will explore the use of VMware vRealize™ Orchestrator™ 7.1 and VMware vRealize Automation 7.1 for the automation of VMware cloud infrastructure and IT processes. This course focuses on extensibility and advanced administration through the use of vRealize Orchestrator workflows in vRealize Automation. You will gain practical experience through the completion of hands-on labs.

Product Alignment

  • VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7.1
  • VMware vRealize Automation 7.1

Who should attend

  • Experienced VMware administrators
  • Automation and orchestration specialists
  • System integrators
  • Private cloud and public cloud administrators

Class Prerequisites

What You Will Learn

  • Describe the features, benefits, components, and integration of vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Automation and the role of vRealize Orchestrator workflows and content elements in automation
  • Use the vRealize Orchestrator client to access and navigate the vRealize Orchestrator platform and to import and run library vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Design, develop, and run custom reusable vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Use VMware APIs in Orchestrator workflow scripts
  • Integrate vRealize Automation with vRealize Orchestrator instances to extend infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) machine lifecycle processes and enhance and deliver custom IT services
  • Use XaaS to extend vRealize Automation into other enterprise systems
  • Use the vRealize Automation Event Broker to trigger specific vRealize Orchestrator workflows

Outline: VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility (VCOE)

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2: Enterprise Cloud Architecture and Components

  • Extending Enterprise Systems
  • vRealize Automation and the Enterprise
  • Unified Self-Service Portal Components
  • Managing Provisioned Items
  • Converged Blueprint Concepts
  • vRealize Orchestrator Overview

Module 3: vRealize Orchestrator Workflow Basics

  • Orchestration Workflows
  • Logs in Workflows
  • Working with Workflows
  • Information Flow in Workflows

Module 4: vRealize Orchestrator Workflow Design Considerations

  • Configuration and Resource Elements
  • Scriptable Tasks and Actions
  • Input Presentation
  • User Interactions

Module 5: Developing vRealize Orchestrator Workflows

  • Decision Elements and Switch Elements
  • Creating Loops in Workflows
  • Scriptable tasks and Actions
  • Calling vRealize Orchestrator Workflows
  • Exception Handling
  • Debugging

Module 6: Introduction to Extensibility

  • Extensibility Overview
  • Integral vRealize Automation Components and Functionality
  • NSX On Demand Components

Module 7: Extending vRealize Automation

  • Event Broker Overview
  • Event Broker Functionality
  • States, Events, and Phases
  • Information Exchange Between Event Broker and vRealize Orchestrator
  • vRealize Automation Plugin Functionality Overview

Module 8: Unified Services in vRealize Automation

  • XaaS Blueprints and Actions
  • vRealize Automation Form Designer

Module 9: API Tools vRealize Automation IaaS Extensibility Overview

  • vRealize Orchestrator API Explorer and vSphere MOB
  • Working with Onyx
  • REST API Plugin
  • Introducing Cloud Client
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 4,475
  • VMware Training Credits: 45 VTC
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Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 4,475
  • VMware Training Credits: 45 VTC
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