VMware vRealize Automation - Install, Configure, Manage [v8]

In this course you will focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vRealize® Automation™. You will gain an understanding on how to use vRealize Automation to automate the delivery of virtual machines, applications, and personalized IT services across different data centers and hybrid cloud environments. You will learn how to interface vRealize Automation with other systems using VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ and how to use vRealize Automation to manage Kubernetes systems and leverage other systems.

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Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe the vRealize Automation architecture and use cases in cloud environments
  • Manage vRealize Automation entities on VMware and third-party virtual and cloud infrastructures
  • Configure and manage Cloud Accounts, Projects, Flavor Mappings, Image Mappings, Network Profiles, Storage Profiles, Volumes, Tags, and Services
  • Create, modify, manage, and deploy Blueprints
  • Connect to a Kubernetes Cluster and manage images and deployments
  • Customize services and virtual machines with cloudConfig
  • Configure and manage the Service Broker
  • Configure and manage ABX actions, custom properties, event broker subscriptions, and VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ workflows
  • Integrate with vRealize Orchestrator
  • Install vRealize Automation with VMware vRealize® Suite Lifecycle Manager™
  • Describe Cloud Automation Services (Cloud Assembly and Code Stream)
  • Use logs and CLI commands to monitor and troubleshoot vRealize Automation

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • 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
  • 3 - vRealize Automation Installation
  • List the different vRealize Automation deployment types
  • Explain the purpose of vRealize easy installer
  • Recognize the vRealize Automation installation process
  • 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
  • 5 - Basic Initial Configuration
  • Quickly create a basic configuration with a cloud account, cloud zone, project, flavor mapping, and image mapping
  • 6 - Creating and Deploying a Basic Blueprint
  • Configure a basic blueprint
  • Deploy a basic blueprint
  • 7 - Tags and Storage Configuration
  • Configure tags
  • Configure storage profiles
  • Describe volumes
  • Use tags and storage profiles in a blueprint
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 12 - Customization of Blueprints
  • Describe cloudConfig and Cloud-Init
  • Create vSphere virtual machine templates that can be used with Cloud-Init
  • Use cloudConfig to customize the hostname
  • Use cloudConfig to create users
  • Use cloudConfig to install software
  • Use cloudConfig to manage the power state
  • Use cloudConfig to format disks and mount volumes
  • 13 - vRealize Automation Extensibility
  • Describe ABX actions
  • Set custom properties
  • Create event topics
  • Create subscriptions
  • Create and use workflows
  • Integrate vRealize Automation with vRealize Orchestrator
  • 14 - vRealize Automation and Kubernetes
  • Describe Kubernetes
  • Integrate vRealize Automation with Kubernetes clusters
  • 15 - vRealize Automation Monitoring, Logs, and Troubleshooting
  • Describe different vRealize Automation log files
  • Troubleshoot vRealize Automation
  • Replace a vRealize Automation service pod
  • Snapshot the vRealize Automation appliance
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

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

    Other Prerequisites

    This course requires that you are able to perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

    Create VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers and folders

    Create a virtual machine using a wizard or a template

    Modify a virtual machine’s hardware

    Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion®

    Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®

    Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster with resource pools.

    Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster.

    VMware vRealize Automation - Install, Configure, Manage [v8]

    Call | This course is VMware-Eligible
    Course Length : 5 Days

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