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VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage (VRAICM)

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VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage v6.2 is available in On-Demand e-learning.

About this Course

VMware vRealize Automation: Install Configure Manage [V7.0] is a 5 day instructor led training course where you will learn about the configuration and use of the vRealize Automation platform, including self-service provisioning and the creation of catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, software components, and on-demand VMware NSX® networks. You will also learn about interfacing vRealize Automation with other systems, using VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ to leverage workflows, and creating approval cycles and managing machine lifecycles to conserve resources.

Who should attend

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

Class Prerequisites

What You Will Learn

By completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the vRealize Automation architecture and use cases
  • Install and configure vRealize Automation
  • Manage vRealize Automation entities on VMware and third-party virtual, cloud, and physical infrastructures
  • Configure and manage catalogs and blueprints
  • Configure and manage business groups and reservations for compute resources on VMware, Microsoft, Amazon, and other platforms
  • Use the self-service portal to request and manage machines in accordance with vRealize Automation approval and governance policies
  • Explain vRealize Automation extensibility and workflows
  • Manage and monitor machines and resource reclamation

Outline: VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage (VRAICM)

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2: vRealize Automation Overview and Architecture

  • Describe the software-defined data center
  • Explain the purpose of vRealize Automation
  • Explain the concepts of vRealize Automation administration and self-service provisioning
  • Describe where vRealize Automation fits in the VMware product line
  • Discuss use cases for vRealize Automation
  • Identify the components of a vRealize Automation simple deployment
  • Identify the components of a vRealize Automation enterprise deployment
  • Identify the component design options for vRealize Automation
  • Identify how vRealize Automation integrates with other VMware products

Module 3: Authentication, Fabric, and Tenants

  • Describe identity management in vRealize Automation
  • Identify the authentication methods available in vRealize Automation
  • Identify the appropriate roles for specific tasks in vRealize Automation
  • Create tenants
  • Explain multitenant leading practices
  • Define relationships between vRealize Automation entities
  • Identify and configure vRealize Automation endpoints
  • Identify how vRealize Automation discovers compute resources
  • Identify fabric groups, business groups, and reservations
  • Create and manage reservations for compute resources

Module 4: Converged Blueprints and Catalog Management

  • Define blueprints
  • Identify the process and options for configuring a blueprint
  • Create a blueprint with a single virtual machine
  • Create a blueprint with multiple virtual machines
  • Identify the role of the service catalog
  • Define catalog items
  • Use entitlements to manage catalog items

Module 5: Consuming Catalog Services

  • Request a single-machine service
  • Monitor the service provisioning status
  • Reconfigure a provisioned machine
  • Manage snapshots
  • Identify roles involved in creating approval policies
  • Identify approval policy level
  • Identify approval phases
  • Create and apply approval policies for catalog items
  • Use custom properties to modify the provisioning process
  • Use property groups to group sets of custom properties
  • Use the property dictionary to modify the provisioning process

Module 6: Integrating VMware NSX

  • Understand VMware NSX capabilities
  • Describe the VMware NSX components that vRealize Automation uses
  • Describe the benefits of VMware NSX integration with vRealize Automation
  • Integrate vRealize Automation and VMware NSX
  • Use VMware NSX elements in vRealize Automation blueprints

Module 7: Application Authoring

  • Understand the lifecycle of a vRealize Automation Application deployment
  • Author an application blueprint
  • Deploy an application blueprint from the service catalog

Module 8: Monitoring and Reclamation

  • Identify how to monitor resource use
  • Demonstrate how to reclaim resources
  • Demonstrate how to manage machine leases
  • Monitor system events

Module 9: vRealize Automation Extensibility

  • Identify the vRealize Automation extensibility tools
  • Identify the vRealize Automation extensibility use cases
  • Use vRealize CloudClient to export a blueprint
  • Use vRealize Orchestrator
  • Use vRealize Orchestrator plug-ins for external integration
  • Describe anything-as-a-service (XaaS) components
  • Create an XaaS blueprint
  • Describe how the event broker service enhances extensibility
  • Identify the appropriate subscription types and options for a subscription
  • Describe the two event broker event types
  • Identify the three event broker phases
  • Illustrate the master workflow
  • Describe the necessary requirements for passing custom properties to workflows
  • Explain how the event broker helps with day 2 operations

Module 10: vRealize Automation Installation

  • Explain the vRealize Automation installation prerequisites
  • Describe the vRealize Automation installation procedure
  • Perform a vRealize Automation appliance deployment
  • Configure the vRealize Automation appliance
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Duration 5 days

  • United States: US$ 4,125
  • VMware Training Credits: 42 VTC
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