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Overview:

During this five-day course, you focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vRealize® Automation™. You learn about how vRealize Automation can be used to automate the delivery of virtual machines, applications, and personalized IT services across different data centers and hybrid cloud environments.

The course covers how to manage both on-premise systems and cloud services. The course covers how vRealize Automation Service Broker can aggregate content in native formats from multiple clouds and platforms into a common catalog. This course also covers interfacing vRealize Automation with other systems using VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ and how to use vRealize Automation to manage Kubernetes systems and leverage systems like Ansible.

Prerequisite(s):

This course requires completion of one of the following courses:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x]
  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.x]

Audience:

Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for designing and implementing vRealize Automation

Outline:

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2: vRealize Automation Overview and Architecture

  • Describe the purpose and functionality of vRealize Automation
  • Describe the vRealize Automation architecture
  • Describe the use of VMware Workspace ONE® AccessTM
  • Describe the relationship between Kubernetes clusters, containers, and vRealize Automation services
  • Describe CLI commands for vRealize Automation 8 cluster management
  • Describe Cloud Assembly
  • Describe Service Broker
  • Describe Code Stream

Module 3: vRealize Automation Installation

  • List the different vRealize Automation deployment types
  • Explain the purpose of vRealize easy installer
  • Recognize the vRealize Automation installation process

Module 4: Authentication and Authorization

  • Identity the steps involved in integrating Workspace One with Active Directory
  • Recognize features of Workspace One
  • Recognize the user roles available in vRealize Automation
  • Identify the key tasks performed by each user role

Module 5: Basic Initial Configuration

  • Quickly create a basic configuration with a cloud account, cloud zone, project, flavor mapping, and image mapping.

Module 6: Creating and Deploying a Basic Blueprint

  • Configure a basic blueprint
  • Deploy a basic blueprint

Module 7: Tags and Storage Configuration

  • Configure tags
  • Configure storage profiles
  • Describe volumes
  • Use tags and storage profiles in a blueprint

Module 8: Advanced Blueprints

  • Use YAML coding in blueprints, including user inputs, text formatting, and conditional expressions
  • Create a blueprint for multiple clouds
  • Use iterative design and version control in blueprints
  • Use Cloud-Config

Module 9: Integrating NSX-T Data Center

  • List the capabilities and use cases of NSX-T Data Center
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center architecture and components
  • Integrate NSX-T Data Center with vRealize Automation
  • List the supported network profiles in vRealize Automation
  • Use NSX-T Data Center components to design a multitier application blueprint
  • Identify the network and security options available in design canvas

Module 10: Cloud Accounts

  • Configure and use an AWS cloud account
  • Configure and use an Azure cloud account
  • Configure and use a Google Cloud Platform cloud account
  • Use VMware Marketplace

Module 11: Service Broker

  • Describe the use case of Service Broker
  • Define content source and content sharing
  • Define Service Broker policy enforcement
  • Use custom forms for catalog items

Additional information

Length

5 days

Guaranteed to run

No