VCDICM103 – VMware Cloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage v10.1


VCDICM103 - VMware Cloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage v10.1

In this five-day course, you focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware Cloud Director™ 10.x. You learn about workload provisioning, the creation of organizations, virtual data centers (VDCs), catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, and on-demand VMware NSX® networks.
This course also covers interfacing VMware Cloud Director with other systems and the integration and use of VMware Cloud Director Availability™. You also learn how to manage multisite, cross-VDC networking, and configuring Central Point of Management (CPOM) to define a Software-defined Data Center (SDDC) for a tenant and provider users of VMware Cloud Director. This course also discusses how to monitor various VMware Cloud Director objects using VMware vRealize® OperationsTM and discusses administering tenant facing applications using vRealize® Operations Tenant AppTM.

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Deploy VMware Cloud Director
Manage VMware Cloud Director to meet the service provider needs
Create and manage VMware Cloud Director organizations and vApps to fulfill business needs
Create and manage VMware Cloud Director catalogs
Transfer virtual machine workloads from VMware vSphere® into and out of VMware Cloud Director
Configure networking for organizations and vApps with the help of VMware NSX-T™ Data Center and VMware NSX® Data Center for vSphere™
Discuss customer onboarding scenario using VMware Cloud Availability for on premises-to-cloud workload migration
Enable a layer 2 stretched network that spans across multiple VMware Cloud Director sites and organization VDCs within the same site
Manage resources from the VMWare Cloud Director console and use VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™
Manage a dedicated VMware vCenter Server® and publish proxies to the tenant
Onboard developer applications to the tenant using VMware Cloud Director® App Launchpad™
Enable VM and Named Disk Encryption
Create VM sizing and placement policies

Product Alignment

VMware vSphere 6.7 U3
VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7.6
VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere 6.4.6
VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.5.1
VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ 8.1
VMware vRealize Operations Manager Tenant App 2.4
VMware vCloud® Availability 4.0

Completion of the following course is required:

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage or equivalent knowledge

Substantial knowledge of TCP/IP networking is helpful.

Intended Audience:
Customers, cloud architects, systems engineers, data center administrators, and cloud administrators with experience in managed services or managing a service provider environment.

1. Course Introduction
Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

2. Software-Defined Data Center and VMware Validated Design
Define Software-Defined Data Center
Discuss VMware offerings for Cloud-Based Services
Understand the main components of the Software-Defined Data Center
Discuss the deployment options for vCloud Director
Discuss VMware Validated Design™
Recognize the design considerations when creating a cloud environment on the SDDC

3. Deploying and Configuring VMware Cloud Director
Discuss the deployment options for VMware Cloud Director
Explain different deployment options of VMware Cloud Director.
Define automatic failover, switchover, and fencing in the VMware Cloud Director appliance
Describe the API-only supported features of the VMware Cloud Director appliance
Familiarize with the multiple API endpoints of the VMware Cloud Director appliance

4. VMware Cloud Director Provider and Tenant
Describe how the compute resources are provided to VMware Cloud Director
Describe how storage is provided to VMware Cloud Director
Configure and manage storage for Virtual Datacenters (VDCs)
Discuss the use of External Networks
Describe VMware Cloud Director organizations
Describe the purpose of VMware Cloud Director organizations
Configure organizations
Enumerate organization policies
Allocate resources to an organization
Discuss Cloud Director organizations
Create Cloud Director organizations
Understand organization policies
How to access an organization using various portals
Understand organization VDC
Discuss what is linked clone and fast provisioning
Explore cross datastore provisioning

5. User Access Control
User bundle and role-based access control
Describe role-based access
Create custom security roles
Describe and configure LDAP integration with Active Directory
Describe single sign-on
Enable a SAML identity provider
Describe two-factor authentication
Discuss user-bundle and role-based access control

6. Working with Virtual Machines
Discuss the use of virtual machines
Create a standalone VM
Perform VM operations
Manage VM properties
Discuss the use of App Launchpad
Onboard applications using App Launchpad

7. Working with vApps
Create and manage vApps
Deploy a vApp using various methods
Build a vApp using best practices
Discuss the vApp lease policies
Discuss the implications of deleting a VM that has a named disk attached to it
Describe VM encryption
Discuss how VMware Cloud Director VMs and disks are encrypted
Demonstrate how to use VM sizing and placement policies

8. Managing Catalogs and Templates
Explain the purpose of catalogs and how to create a catalog organization.
Manage catalogs
Share catalogs
Discuss vApp templates
Describe the purpose and usage of Open Virtualization Format (OVF) and Custom vApp or VM Properties
Define Catalog management and sharing catalogs inside and between organizations

9. VMware Cloud Director Networking
Discuss Container Service Extension
Discuss organization VDC networks
List the types of organization VDC networks
Describe the edge gateway services
Explain NSX Datacenter for vSphere architecture
Discuss NSX-T Datacenter architecture
List the enhanced VMware NSX-T Data Center supported features of VMware Cloud Director
Explore the services offered by the edge services gateway
Recognize the sub-allocation IP pool and its use cases
Discuss DHCP, NAT, and high availability services on the edge services gateway
Recognize SNAT and DNAT use cases
Explain load balancing, routing, and distributed firewall services
Create and manage vApp networks
List the various types of vApp networks
Discuss vApp fencing
Discuss routed, isolated, and direct vApp networks

10. Advanced Networking
Describe the multisite feature in Cloud Director
Associate Cloud Director sites
Associate organizations
Access multiple sites from a single user interface
Configure cross-VDC networking and L2 stretched networks
Configure data center groups
Explain the main usage and purpose of the NSX Migration of Cloud Director tool
Explain the environmental prerequisites and how to prepare the edge cluster for bridging

11. Additional Features
Discuss multisite deployments
Configure cross VDC networking
Define SDDC
Familiarize with SDDC and SDDC proxy
Discuss enhanced CPOM through the tenant portal
Discuss architecture for vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
Discuss vCloud Availability for vCloud Director portal
Review fail-over Virtual Machine options
Discuss on premises-to-cloud migration
Discuss enhanced CPOM through the tenant portal
Integrate vRealize Orchestrator with Cloud Director.
Execute Cloud Director workflows using vRealize Orchestrator.
Integrate vCloud Availability with Cloud Director
Understand Container Service Extension

12. Resource Monitoring and Feature Preview
Identify log locations for vCloud Director
Manage vSphere resources from vCloud Director
Manage cloud resources from vCloud Director
Understand monitoring of objects from VMware Cloud Director HTML5 Portal
Briefly introduce vRealize Operations Manager
Integrate VMware Cloud Director with vRealize Operations Manager
Configure Cloud Director Management Pack
Understand dashboard, metrics, alerts, alert definition, and reports
Introduce VMware vRealize Operations Tenant App
Integrate VMware Cloud Director with Tenant App
Configure Tenant App with VMware Cloud Director
Monitoring and billing objects with Tenant App
List the upcoming features

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Длительность: 5 дней (40 часов)
Код курса: VCDICM103

Стоимость обучения.
Очный формат: 616 000 ₸
Онлайн формат: 585 000 ₸

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