VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.3]

Level: Intermediate

During this official VMware five-day course, you will focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vRealize® Automation™. 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. This course also covers interfacing vRealize Automation with other systems using VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ to leverage workflows, creating approval cycles, and managing machine lifecycles to conserve resources. In addition, you will better understand and know how to achieve the benefits of automation as a component of the software-defined data center.

Plus, this course prepares you for VMware Certified Professional 7 – Cloud Management and Automation (VCP7-CMA) certification exam.

Key Features of this VMware vRealize Automation Training:

  • Official VMware Content

You Will Learn How 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

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Important VMware vRealize Automation Course Information

  • Software/Tools

    • vRealize Automation 7.3
  • Requirements

    This course requires completion of one of the following courses:

    • Course 1743: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]
    • Experience with working at the command line is helpful.

    The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

    • Install and configure VMware ESX®/VMware ESXi™
    • Install VMware vCenter Server®
    • Create vCenter Server objects, such as data centers and folders
    • Create and manage vCenter Server roles and permissions
    • Create and modify a standard switch
    • Create and modify a distributed switch
    • Connect an ESX/ESXi host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
    • Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
    • Enable VMware vSphere® vMotion® on an ESX/ESXi host
    • Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
    • Modify a virtual machine’s hardware
    • Migrate a virtual machine with vSphere vMotion
    • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
    • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ cluster with resource pools
    • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster

    If you are unable to complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you take the prerequisite course before enrolling in VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage.

  • Who should attend this course

    • Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for designing and implementing vRealize Automation
  • Exam Information

    • This course prepares you for the following certification: VMware Certified Professional 7 – Cloud Management and Automation (VCP7-CMA)

VMware vRealize Automation Course Outline

  • Course Introduction

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives
  • 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
  • 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
  • Converged Blueprints, Containers, and Catalog Management

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

    • Identify NSX capabilities
    • Describe the NSX components that vRealize Automation uses
    • Describe the benefits of NSX integration with vRealize Automation
    • Integrate vRealize Automation with NSX
    • Use NSX elements in vRealize Automation blueprints
  • Application Authoring

    • Detail the lifecycle of a vRealize Automation application deployment
    • Author an application blueprint
    • Deploy an application blueprint from the service catalog
  • Monitoring and Reclamation

    • Identify how to monitor resource use
    • Demonstrate how to reclaim resources
    • Demonstrate how to manage machine leases
    • Monitor system events
  • 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
    • Use scale-in and scale-out to size virtual appliances
    • Integrate VMware vSphere® virtual machine storage policies into blueprints
  • 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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VMware vRealize Automation Course Information

  • Software/Tools

    • vRealize Automation 7.3
  • Requirements

    This course requires completion of one of the following courses:

    • Course 1743: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]
    • Experience with working at the command line is helpful.

    The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

    • Install and configure VMware ESX®/VMware ESXi™
    • Install VMware vCenter Server®
    • Create vCenter Server objects, such as data centers and folders
    • Create and manage vCenter Server roles and permissions
    • Create and modify a standard switch
    • Create and modify a distributed switch
    • Connect an ESX/ESXi host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
    • Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
    • Enable VMware vSphere® vMotion® on an ESX/ESXi host
    • Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
    • Modify a virtual machine’s hardware
    • Migrate a virtual machine with vSphere vMotion
    • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
    • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ cluster with resource pools
    • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster

    If you are unable to complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you take the prerequisite course before enrolling in VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage.

  • Who should attend this course

    • Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for designing and implementing vRealize Automation
  • Exam Information

    • This course prepares you for the following certification: VMware Certified Professional 7 – Cloud Management and Automation (VCP7-CMA)

VMware vRealize Automation Course Outline

  • Course Introduction

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives
  • 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
  • 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
  • Converged Blueprints, Containers, and Catalog Management

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

    • Identify NSX capabilities
    • Describe the NSX components that vRealize Automation uses
    • Describe the benefits of NSX integration with vRealize Automation
    • Integrate vRealize Automation with NSX
    • Use NSX elements in vRealize Automation blueprints
  • Application Authoring

    • Detail the lifecycle of a vRealize Automation application deployment
    • Author an application blueprint
    • Deploy an application blueprint from the service catalog
  • Monitoring and Reclamation

    • Identify how to monitor resource use
    • Demonstrate how to reclaim resources
    • Demonstrate how to manage machine leases
    • Monitor system events
  • 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
    • Use scale-in and scale-out to size virtual appliances
    • Integrate VMware vSphere® virtual machine storage policies into blueprints
  • 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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