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VMware vCloud: Deploy and Manage the VMware Cloud

Course code
HL977S
32
hours
4
days
VMware vCloud: Deploy and Manage the VMware Cloud

COURSE OVERVIEW

This intensive four-day, instructor-led course demonstrates to technical personnel how to deploy VMware vCloud® for a public, private, or hybrid cloud environment and manage the ongoing operation of the deployment. The course focuses on the private and public vCloud solutions but also includes information on how this approach supports a hybrid solution. This course is 40 percent lecture and 60 percent hands-on labs.

AUDIENCE
  • Consultants, systems engineers, datacenter administrators, and cloud administrators
PREREQUISITES

Minimum Requirements:

  • VMware vSphere 4.1: Install, Configure, Manage (HH633S) or
  • VMware vSphere 5.0: Install, Configure, Manage (HL235S)

Other Requirements:

  • VMware vCloud Director: Essentials/Fundamentals [V1.5]
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification is strongly recommended
COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, you should understand the features and operation of VMware vCloud® Director™ and be able to do the following:

  • Deploy vCloud Director
  • Manage vCloud Director to satisfy private, public, and hybrid cloud business needs
  • Configure VMware vSphere® storage to enable multiple tiers in provider virtual datacenters
  • Create and manage vCloud Director organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs
  • Create and manage vCloud Director catalogs
  • Configure networking for organizations and vApps
  • Connect organizations with VPN tunnels and static routes
  • Interface vCloud Director to OpenLDAP and Microsoft Active Directory servers
  • Configure network security between vCloud Director vApps and organizations with VMware vShield Edge™ firewalls
  • Use VMware vCenter Chargeback™ to meter vCloud Director resources
  • Understand the interactions between VMware vSphere Distributed Resources Scheduler clusters and vCloud Director.
DETAILED COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Review course goals
  • Review course objectives
  • Review the course outline
  • Recognize VMware vCloud Director Essentials/Fundamentals course elements

Module 2: VMware vCloud Director Architecture and Components

  • Describe how VMware products use the cloud computing approach
  • Review vCloud Director components and explain their functions
  • Examine how to charge for resources
  • Determine the licensing needs

Module 3: Installing VMware vCloud Director

  • Describe the required prerequisites for a vCloud Director installation
  • Install vCloud Director

Module 4: VMware vCloud Director Networking

  • Describe the network types available in vCloud Director
  • Discuss the organization and vApp network traffic choices
  • Describe the function of network pools
  • Explain how to share content between organizations and vApps
  • Share content in private, public, and hybrid clouds

Module 5: VMware vCloud Director Providers

  • Identify storage resources for vCloud Director
  • Configure and manage storage for providers
  • Examine provider space allocation to an organization
  • Recognize Storage vMotion issues
  • Manage storage requirements for linked clones and shadow virtual machines

Module 6: VMware vCloud Director Organizations

  • Create and manage organizations
  • Recognize resource allocations for an organization
  • Create and manage catalogs

Module 7: Monitoring VMware vCloud Components

  • Monitor usage information at provider and organization virtual datacenters
  • Analyze vCloud Director logs to monitor vCloud Director cells

Module 8: Cloud Connectivity

  • Configure Basic Firewalls in vCloud Director
  • Describe a Network Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Configure VPN Tunnels in vCloud Director
  • Configure Static Routes in vCloud Director
  • Describe VMware vCloud® Connector

Module 9: VMware vCloud Security

  • Identify authentication and authorization tasks
  • Describe and configure LDAP integration
  • Describe single sign-on

Module 10: Cost Analysis and Reporting with VMware vCenter Chargeback

  • Recognize which elements vCenter Chargeback meters for vCloud Director
  • Describe how cost models are used to generate reports
  • Summarize the function of each of the vCenter Chargeback architecture components
  • Identify how to generate reports
  • Generate different reports based on business needs

Module 11: Managing Cloud Resources

  • Understand and identify how vSphere fulfills vCloud Director requests
  • Manage provider and organization virtual datacenters

Module 12: Managing vSphere Resources

  • Manage VMware vCenter Server™ instances
  • Manage VMware ESXi™ hosts
  • Manage vSphere datastores
  • Manage stranded items
  • Configure and manage resource pools at the vSphere level

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For whom it is intended:

  • Data Center Administrator
  • Presale/consultant
  • System administrator
  • System engineer
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