VMW052 - VMWARE VCLOUD Director 9.X - Install, Configure, Manage

Reference VMW052

Length 5 days

Modality Formations catalogue


SKU: VMW052 Categories: ,

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Course Introduction
Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives
Software-Defined Data Center
Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
Cloud computing overview
Characteristics of cloud services
Categories of cloud computing
Describe the VMware product stack for the software-defined data center
vCloud Director Concepts
Explain vCloud Director concepts
Configure and manage provider VDCs
Identify storage, compute, and network resources for vCloud Director
Create and manage organizations
vCloud Director organization VDCs
Organization VDC
Organization VDC allocation models
Recognize resource allocations for an organization
Describe the network types available in vCloud Director (external, organization, vApp)
Discuss the organization and vApp network traffic choices
Examine the function of network pools
Virtual Machines and vApps
Discuss the use of virtual machines
Design and manage vApps
Create and manage catalogs
Manage vApp templates
Users and Role-Based Access
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
Advanced Networking
Describe the use and placement of NSX edge services gateways in relation to vCloud Director
Review routing with the distributed logical router and edge services gateways in combination with vCloud Director
Firewall management in vCloud Director with edge services gateways and the distributed firewall
Resource Management and Monitoring
Manage provider and organization VDCs
Manage VMware vCenter Server® instances and VMware ESXi™ hosts
Manage vSphere datastores
Configure and manage resource pools at the vSphere level
Monitor usage information at provider and organization VDCs
Analyze vCloud Director logs
Monitor vCloud Director environments with VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ and VMware vRealize® Log Insight™
Use VMware vRealize® Business™ for cost management
Customer Onboarding and Hybrid Cloud
Tenant layer 2 VPN access
Tenant SSL VPN access
Review options for external connectivity with VPN
Import existing infrastructure managed by vCenter Server into vCloud Director
Use vCloud Director Extender for hybrid cloud setup and onboarding
vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
Architecture for vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
Prerequisites of vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
Implementation of vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
vCloud Director Installation
vCloud Director network, hardware, and software requirements
vCloud Director setup overview
vCloud Director cell design
Install and configure the vCloud Director database (Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle database, or PostgreSQL)
Create SSL certificates
Configure VMware NSX® Manager™ for a new vCloud Director installation
Install and configure an AMQP broker
Download and install the VMware public key
Use and set up vCloud Director federation
vCloud Director API and Metadata
Describe tools to access the API of vCloud Director
Use of REST API in VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™
Describe access to vCloud Director using VMware PowerCLI™
Create and update metadata on objects
(Optional) vCloud Director Upgrade
vCloud Director upgrade overview
Upgrade prerequisites
NSX requirements
Additional information
Best practice for upgrades

check Description

In this five-day course, you will focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud Director® 9.x for service providers. You will learn about self-service provisioning, the creation of organizations, virtual data centers (VDCs), and catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, and on-demand VMware NSX® networks, as well as the integrated use of VMware vSAN™. This course also covers interfacing vCloud Director with other systems through the use of various APIs and the integration and use of VMware vCloud® Availability for vCloud Director® and VMware vCloud® Director Extender™.

Product Alignment
• vCloud Director 9.x
• vCloud Availability for vCloud Director 2.0
• vCloud Director Extender 1.0
• vSphere 6.x and later
• NSX 6.x and later

Discover lesson plan

This course requires completion of the following course:
• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] or equivalent knowledge

Completion of the following eLearning courses is recommended:
• VMware vCloud Director: Fundamentals [V8.x]
• VMware Virtual SAN: Fundamentals [V6.x]
• VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals

Substantial knowledge of TCP/IP networking is helpful.