past event details

City:
Hamburg
Country:
Germany
Event Start:
23.09.2013
Event End:
25.09.2013
Eventtitle:
VMware vCloud Automation Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.2]
Trainer:
  • Yves Sandfort
Event Data:

VMware vCloud Automation Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.2]

- Formats: Classroom, Live Online, Onsite
- Length: 3 Days

Overview:

This training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud® Automation Center™. This course covers the configuration and use of vCloud Automation Center as a platform for self-service provisioning of virtual, cloud, and physical machines to create and manage on-demand multivendor cloud infrastructures.

Objectives:

  • Understand the vCloud Automation Center architecture and use case in multivendor cloud environments
  • Install and configure vCloud Automation Center 5.2
  • Manage vCloud Automation Center 5.2 entities on VMware® and third-party hardware and cloud infrastructures
  • Configure and manage provisioning groups and blueprints
  • Configure and manage enterprise groups and reservations for compute resources on VMware, Microsoft, Citrix, and more
  • Use the Self-Service portal to request and manage machines according to vCloud Automation Center approval policies
  • Use the Report portal to monitor vCloud Automation Center configuration and managed resources
  • Understand and configure vCloud Automation Center workflows
  • Manage and monitor machines and resource reclamation

Intended Audience:

  • Experienced system administrators, cloud administrators, system integrators and operational developers

Prerequisites:

  • VMware vCloud Director 5.1: Install, Configure, Manage and
  • VMware vSphere 5.1: Install, Configure, Manage or equivalent knowledge

Course Outline:

  1. Course Introduction
    •  Introductions and course logistics
    •  Course outline
    •  Course goals
    •  Course objectives
  2. VMware vCloud Automation Center Architecture and Components
    •  Explain the architecture for deploying vCloud Automation Center to manage a multivendor cloud
    •  Explain the components involved in a single vendor cloud infrastructure using vCloud Director and VMware vSphere® 
    •  Define the ports associated with the communication among vCloud Automation Center components
    •  Understand and customize the elements of the vCloud Automation Center administration console
  3. VMware vCloud Automation Center Distributed Execution Managers and Agents
    •  Explain the role of Distributed Execution Managers and agents
    •  Explain the types of agents and agent relationships
  4. VMware vCloud Automation Center Configuration, Provisioning, and Management
    •  Understand the relationships among vCloud Automation Center entities
    •  Identify and configure vCloud Automation Center endpoints
    •  Demonstrate how vCloud Automation Center discovers compute resources from VMware, Microsoft, Citrix, and Amazon
    •  Explain provisioning groups, enterprise groups, blueprints, and reservations for compute resources
  5. VMware vCloud Automation Center Self-Service Portal
    •  Review the installation requirements and process for the Self-Service portal
    •  Use the Self-Service portal to provision machines from virtual, cloud, and physical resources
    •  Review provisioning requests
  6. Managing and Monitoring vCloud Automation Center Resources
    •  Identify, verify, and reclaim inactive and abandoned resources
    •  Monitor vCloud Automation Center resources with the Administration portal
    •  Monitor vCloud Automation Center resources with the Report portal
  7. VMware vCloud Automation Center Models and Workflows
    •  Review Windows Workflow Foundation
    •  Define and demonstrate default vCloud Automation Center workflows
    •  Explain how to use VMware® vCenter™ Orchestrator™ workflows from vCloud Automation Center
  8. VMware vCloud Automation Center Installation and Upgrade
    •  Review vCloud Automation Center interoperability
    •  Explain vCloud Automation Center installation prerequisites
    •  Identify vCloud Automation Center component installers
    •  Identify the vCloud Automation Center installation procedure