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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 self-service provisioning and creation of on-demand private and multivendor cloud services.

You Will Learn How To

  • 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
  • Create endpoints to support compute fabric connectivity
  • Manage vCloud Automation Center 6.0 entities on VMware®, 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

Important Course Information

  • Requirements

    • VMware vSphere 5.x: Install, Configure, Manageor equivalent knowledge

    Learning Tree Training Vouchers cannot be used to pay for the tuition fee for this course.

    This course is delivered by a Learning Tree approved training partner.

Course Outline

  • 1 Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course outline
  • Course goals
  • Course objectives
  • 2 VMware vCloud Automation Center 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
  • Explain role-based access control
  • Define the user interface elements of vCloud Automation Center
  • Explain how vCloud Automation Center integrates with other VMware products
  • 3 Distributed Execution Managers and Agents
  • Explain the role of Distributed Execution Managers (DEMs) and agents
  • Define the DEM roles
  • Explain the types of agents and agent relationships
  • 4 Configuring Infrastructure Services
  • Define the relationships between vCloud Automation Center entities
  • Identify and configure vCloud Automation Center endpoints
  • Demonstrate how vCloud Automation Center discovers compute resources
  • Define the vCloud Automation Center roles
  • Create tenants
  • Create and manage reservations for compute resources
  • Create and manage blueprints
  • Manage service catalog items and approval policies
  • 5 Provisioning Machines
  • Demonstrate navigation and provisioning of new services
  • Manage self-provisioned machines
  • 6 Monitoring and Reclamation
  • Identify and verify inactive and abandoned resources
  • Manage machine leases
  • Manage machine reclamation
  • Back up and restore vCloud Automation Center
  • 7 Operational Management
  • Install and configure VMware® IT Business Management Suite™Standard Edition
  • Report financial data for a cloud infrastructure
  • 8 Extensibility
  • Explain extensibility and customization options
  • Use custom properties
  • Use build profiles
  • Use the property dictionary
  • Use Advanced Service Designer and vCenter Orchestrator
  • Use plug-ins for external integration
  • 9 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 applications
  • Manage catalog services
  • 10 Installation
  • Explain the vCloud Automation Center installation prerequisites
  • Identify the vCloud Automation Center appliances and component installers
  • Define the vCloud Automation Center installation procedure
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