VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0] - On Demand (EDU-VCOPICM6-EL)

This training course for experienced VMware vSphere® users teaches how to use VMware vCenter? Operations Manager? as a forensic and predictive tool. This course also teaches advanced capabilities, such as adapters, customization, and management topics. This course is based on VMware ESXi? 5.x, VMware vCenter Server? 5.x, and vCenter Operations Manager 6.0.

VMware On Demand is a robust, self-paced learning solution delivering modular training combined with hands-on practice labs, giving you a powerful alternative to traditional classroom training.

  • Compelling: Interactive modules with labs that build as you progress
  • Comprehensive: Rich content equivalent to classroom training that meets certification course requirements, including final assessments. Some courses also include bonus items like exam vouchers
  • Convenient: 30 days to access the content multiple times at your pace

Course Objectives
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
  • Navigate the vCenter Operations Manager user interface
  • Use alert details and badges to find the root causes of common operational issues in a vSphere environment
  • Assess capacity risk and infrastructure utilization
  • Perform capacity planning and what-if analyses
  • Configure policies to meet the operational needs of the environment
  • Add users and groups and give them appropriate access to the vCenter Operations Manager environment
  • Customize vCenter Operations Manager by creating alert definitions, symptom definitions, views, reports, dashboards, and super metrics
  • Extend the capabilities of vCenter Operations Manager by adding solutions
  • Scale a vCenter Operations Manager deployment and make it highly available
  • Install and configure vCenter Operations Manager
  • Monitor and maintain a vCenter Operations Manager deployment
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1 Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
2 Introduction to vCenter Operations Manager
  • Describe how vCenter Operations Manager is used to manage the software-defined data center
  • Describe the features and benefits of vCenter Operations Manager
3 vCenter Operations Manager User Interface
  • Navigate around the main areas of the product user interface
  • Explain the importance of inventory trees
  • View widgets and dashboards on the Home page
  • View inventory trees and objects on the Environment page
4 vCenter Operations Manager Concepts
  • Use views to gather information about the environment
  • Create reports about the environment
  • Explain how data is collected and analyzed by vCenter Operations Manager
  • Describe the importance of alerts, symptoms, and badges
5 Troubleshooting System Health Issues
  • Discuss the general process for troubleshooting system health issues with vCenter Operations Manager
  • Monitor alerts and troubleshoot system health issues
6 Capacity Planning
  • Assess capacity risk in the environment
  • Troubleshoot risk and efficiency issues
  • Identify ways to optimize resource utilization in the environment
  • Use projects to perform What-If scenarios
7 Groups and Policies
  • Create logical groups of objects in the environment
  • Create policies for different types of workloads
  • Explain how policy inheritance works
8 User Access Control
  • Create local users and groups
  • Import users and groups from an LDAP source
  • Assign roles to local users and groups
9 Custom Alert Definitions
  • List the best practices for customizing vCenter Operations Manager content
  • Create symptom definitions
  • Create recommendations
  • Create alert definitions
10 Custom Views
  • Describe the different types of views
  • Create views
11 Custom Dashboards
  • Create custom dashboards
  • Configure widgets and widget interactions
  • Manage dashboards
12 Super Metrics, Tags, and Applications
  • Create super metrics and use them in policies
  • Use tags and applications to group objects
13 Solutions and Adapters
  • Identify solutions and adapters that are available to theenvironment
  • Install and configure an adapter