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vCloud Automation Center 6: Install, Configure, Manage

Course code
H4S49S
40
hours
5
days
vCloud Automation Center 6: Install, Configure, Manage

COURSE OVERVIEW

This training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware® vCloud® Automation Center. This course covers the configuration and use of the vCloud Automation Center platform, including self-service provisioning and the creation of multivendor cloud services.

PREREQUISITES
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.x] or
  • Equivalent knowledge
AUDIENCE
  • Experienced system administrators, cloud administrators, system integrators and operational developers
COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

  • Understand the vCloud Automation Center architecture and use case in today’s multivendor cloud environments
  • Install and configure vCloud Automation Center 6.0
  • Deploy Distributed Execution Managers and agents for vCloud Automation Center connectivity
  • Configure endpoints to support compute fabric connectivity
  • Manage vCloud Automation Center 6.0 entities on VMware® hardware, third-party hardware, and cloud infrastructures
  • Configure vCloud Automation Center infrastructure services
  • Configure and manage tenants and blueprints
  • Configure and manage a service catalog
  • Configure and manage role-based access control
  • Request and manage machines using the user portal
  • Understand and configure vCloud Automation Center workflows
  • Integrate VMware® vCenter® Orchestrator™ with vCloud Automation Center
  • Automate application provisioning with VMware vCloud® Application Director™
  • Manage and monitor machines and resource reclamation
  • Manage cost reporting with VMware® IT Business Management Suite™
COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course outline
  • Course goals
  • Course objectives

Module 2: Architecture and Components

  • Identify the benefits of the software-defined data center
  • Explore the architecture for deploying vCloud Automation Center as a cloud management platform for a multivendor hybrid cloud
  • Identify the components of vCloud Automation Center
  • Identify vCloud Automation Center design options
  • Define network ports and protocols required for communication between vCloud Automation Center components
  • Define the user interface elements of vCloud Automation Center
  • Explain how vCloud

Module 3: Installation

  • Explain the vCloud Automation Center installation prerequisites
  • Identify the vCloud Automation Center appliances and component installers
  • Define the vCloud Automation Center installation procedure

Module 4: Configuring IaaS

  • Define relationships between vCloud Automation Center entities
  • Identify and configure vCloud Automation Center endpoints
  • Identity how vCloud Automation Center discovers compute resources
  • Define the vCloud Automation Center roles
  • Identify fabric groups, business groups, and reservations
  • Create tenants
  • Create and manage reservations for compute resources

Module 5: Blueprints and Catalog Services

  • Create and manage single-machine and multimachine blueprints
  • Manage service

Module 6: Provisioning Services

  • Provision new machines and services
  • Manage self-provisioned machines
  • Create approval policies
  • Identify approval policy levels and approval phases
  • Use custom properties
  • Use build profiles
  • Use the property dictionary

Module 7: Extensibility

  • Identify extensibility and customization options
  • Use vCloud Automation Designer to edit an existing workflow
  • Use vCenter Orchestrator
  • Configure plug-ins for external integration

Module 8: Monitoring and Reclamation

  • Identify and verify inactive and abandoned resources
  • Manage machine leases
  • Manage machine reclamation

Module 9: Operational Management

  • Configure VMware IT Business Management Suite Standard Edition
  • Report financial data for a cloud infrastructure

Module 10: Managing Applications

  • Define the role of vCloud Application Director
  • Identify the vCloud Application Director infrastructure components and requirements
  • Deploy and manage vCloud Application Director
  • Configure application provisioning
  • Create, manage, and update

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For whom it is intended:

  • Software developer
  • System administrator
  • System engineer
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