1 - Course Introduction
Introductions and course logisticsCourse objectives
2 - vRealize Automation Clustered Deployment
Use LCM in a clustered deploymentConfigure External CertificatesConfigure NSX-T Data Center load balancerInstall vRealize Automation using Clustered DeploymentScale VMware Identity Manager to support High Availability
3 - vRealize Automation Clustered Deployment Architecture
List of Kubernetes PodsThe vRealize Automation Kubernetes ArchitectureRelationship of Kubernetes Pods to ServicesLogs and their locationsBlueprint deployment workflow with Kubernetes Service interactionBackup strategies and potential problems
4 - Advanced Blueprints
Use advanced YAML and cloudConfig to deploy a functioning 2-tier application with a phpMyAdmin front-end server and a MySQL database serverUse troubleshooting techniques to debug problems in advanced YAML blueprintsList the log files that can aid in troubleshooting blueprint deployment
5 - Advanced Networking
Use VMware NSX-T Data Center advanced features in blueprintsInterfacing to IPAMsUse NSX-T Data Center NAT in blueprintsUse NSX-T Data Center routed networksUse NSX-T Data Center load balancersUse NSX-T Data Center security groupsUse tags with NSX-T Data Center network profiles
6 - Using vRealize Orchestrator
Create Day-2 Actions with vRealize Orchestrator workflowsTroubleshoot vRealize Orchestrator cluster issuesUse vRealize Orchestrator to add computer objects to Active Directory when vRealize Automation deploys blueprintsUse a tagging approach to vRealize Orchestrator workflowsUse dynamic forms with vRealize Orchestrator
7 - Using ABX Actions
Determine when to use ABX and when to use vRealize OrchestratorUse ABX to create day-2 ActionsCall PowerShell from ABX
8 - Kubernetes Integration
Create a Kubernetes namespace from vRealize AutomationConnect to an existing Kubernetes clusterAutomate the deployment of an application to a Kubernetes cluster with Code StreamUse Kubernetes in Extensibility
9 - Code Stream
Create and use CI/CD pipelinesUse the Code Stream user interfaceAdd states and tasks to a Code Stream pipelineIntegrate code from Code Stream with Git
10 - Using GitLab Integration
Configure the GitLab IntegrationUse Gitlab with blueprints
11 - Configuration Management
Describe the use case of Ansible and Ansible TowerConnect to Ansible TowerUse Ansible playbooksUse Puppet in configuration management
12 - Troubleshooting
vracli commands and when to use themCheck the status of Kubernetes pods and servicesCorrect the state of pods and servicesDiagnose and solve vRealize Automation infrastructure problemsDiagnose and solve vRealize Automation failures to deploy blueprints and servicesUse vRealize Log Insight for troubleshooting
Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
Who is it For?
Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for using the advanced features of vRealize Automation in enterprise deployments.
This course requires completion of the following course
VMware vRealize Install Configure Manage [V8.x]
Experience working at the command line is helpful.
This course requires that a student be 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 VMware vSphere® DRS cluster with resource pools.
Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster.
Create and deploy a simple blueprint in vRealize Automation 8.x
Use cloudConfig in vRealize Automation blueprints
Configure infrastructure in vRealize Automation 8.x