VMware vRealize Operations: Install Configure Manage [V8] (EDU-VROPSICM8)

This five-day course includes instruction on advanced capabilities, including customization and management, and explains the architecture of VMware vRealize® and different ways of deploying vRealize operations. This course explains certificates, capacity concepts, and workload optimization with real-world use cases. This course covers troubleshooting using dashboards and how-to managing configurations. This course also covers management packs such as those for or in the SDDC Management Health solution, VMware vRealize® Service Discovery™ Management Pack, and VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™.


In general, this course explains how to use and configure most of the new features and enhancements in version 8.0.


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  • This offer is not valid for onsite training or VATC delivered classes.


Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Identify features and benefits of vRealize Operations
  • Deploy vRealize Operations
  • Use interface features to assess and troubleshoot operational issues
  • Recognize how to use vRealize Operations components to build scalability and availability
  • Recognize effective ways to optimize performance, capacity, and cost in data centers
  • Troubleshoot and manage issues and configurations using alerts and dashboards
  • Use Telegraf to monitor operating systems and applications
  • Create policies to meet the operational needs of your environment
  • Create custom alert definitions, reports, and views
  • Configure widgets for dashboards
  • Configure super metrics
  • Set up users and user groups for controlled access to your environment
  • Extend the capabilities of vRealize Operations by adding management packs, solutions, and self-monitoring.

 

Intended Audience

Experienced system administrators, system integrators, and consultants responsible for designing, implementing, and customizing vRealize Operations.

 

Prerequisites

This class requires system administration experience with VMware vSphere® deployments or completion of one of the following courses:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.7]


Product Alignment

  • VMware vSphere 6.7 U3
  • VMware vRealize Operations 8.0
  • VMware vRealize® Lifecycle Manager™ 8.0
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Course Outline

1 Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives


2 User Interface Enhancements

  • Describe how to use vRealize Operations to manage the software-defined data center
  • Identify features and benefits of vRealize Operations


3 Deploying vRealize Operations

  • Design and size a vRealize Operations cluster
  • Install a vRealize Operations cluster
  • Configure a vRealize Operations cluster for high availability
  • Describe different vRealize Operations deployment scenarios
  • Describe how to use vRealize Lifecycle Manager to deploy vRealize Operations


4 vRealize Operations Architecture and Certificates

  • Describe the functions of the components in a vRealize Operations node
  • Identify the types of nodes and their roles in a vRealize Operations cluster
  • Recognize how a node’s components interact to achieve scalability and availability
  • Identify ways that data is collected and analyzed by vRealize Operations
  • Describe vRealize Operations certificates


5 vRealize Operations Concepts and Policies

  • Identify the tasks that can be performed in the administration and product user interfaces
  • Describe dashboards and their usage
  • Use tags to group objects
  • Create policies for various types of workloads
  • Explain how policy inheritance works


6 Performance Optimization

  • Assess the performance of your environment to determine which data centers need optimization
  • Define the business and operational intents for a given data center
  • Automate the process of optimizing and balancing the workloads in data centers
  • Report on the results of optimization efforts


7 Capacity Optimization and Costing

  • Define capacity planning terms
  • Understand capacity planning models
  • Assess the overall capacity of a data center and identify optimization recommendations
  • Recognize options for rightsizing VMs
  • Run what-if scenarios for adding workloads to a data center
  • Run what-if scenarios to plan the migration of workloads to the public cloud


8 Managing Configurations and Troubleshooting Pillars

  • Recognize how to troubleshoot issues by monitoring alerts
  • Use step-by-step workflows to troubleshoot different vSphere objects
  • Assess your environment’s compliance to standards
  • View the configurations of vSphere objects in your environment


9 Operating System and Application Monitoring

  • Recognize how the Service Discovery manager and Telegraf fits into the vRealize Operations OS and app monitoring
  • Deploy the Application remote collector
  • Monitor the operating system and applications by using Telegraf


10 Custom Alert Definition

  • Create symptom definitions
  • Create recommendations, actions, and notifications
  • Create alert definitions that monitor resource demand in hosts and VMs


11 Custom Views and Reports

  • Build and use custom views in your environment
  • Create custom reports for presenting data about your environment


12 Custom Dashboards

  • Create dashboards that use predefined and custom widgets
  • Configure widgets to interact with other widgets and other dashboards
  • Configure the Scoreboard widget to use a metric configuration file
  • Manage dashboards by grouping dashboards and sharing dashboards with users


13 Super Metric

  • Recognize different types of super metrics
  • Create super metrics and associate them with objects
  • Enable super metrics in policies


14 User Access Control

  • Recognize how users are authorized to access objects
  • Determine privilege priorities when a user has multiple privileges
  • Import users and user groups from an LDAP source


15 Extending and Managing a vRealize Operations Deployment

  • Identify the management packs that are available to your environment
  • Install and configure a management pack
  • Monitor the health of a vRealize Operations cluster
  • Generate a support bundle
  • View vRealize Operations logs and audit reports
  • Perform vRealize Operations cluster management tasks