VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V9.7]

      In the course VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure manage, you focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud Director® for Service Providers 9.x. You learn about self-service provisioning, the creation of organizations, virtual data centers (VDCs), catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, and on-demand VMware NSX® networks.

      This course covers interfacing VMware vCloud Director® with other systems using various APIs and the integration and use of VMware vCloud® Availability for vCloud Director®. You will understand how to manage multisite, cross-VDC networking for vCloud Director.

      You will also understand how to configure Central Point of Management (CPOM) to define a Software-defined Datacenter (SDDC) for tenant and provider users of vCloud Director. This course also discusses how to monitor various vCloud Director objects using VMware vRealize® Operations™, Tenant vApp, and VMware vRealize® Log Insight™.


      40 hours


      By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
      •  Deploy vCloud Director
      •  Manage vCloud Director to satisfy service provider needs
      •  Create and manage vCloud Director organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs and vCloud Director catalogs
      •  Transfer virtual machine workloads from VMware vSphere® into and out of vCloud Director
      •  Configure networking for organizations and vApps with the help of NSX
      •  Use NSX to create hybrid cloud connectivity between public clouds and private clouds
      •  Discuss various customer onboarding scenarios involving vCloud Director
      •  Configure the integration with VMware vCloud® Availability for vCloud Director®
      •  Use VMware vCloud® Availability for hybrid cloud setup and onboardingPrerequisites:Completion of the following course is required:
      •  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] or equivalent knowledgeCompletion of the following eLearning courses is recommended:
      •  VMware vCloud Director: Fundamentals [V8.x]
      •  VMware vSAN and HCI Fundamentals
      •  VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals

      Substantial knowledge of TCP/IP networking is helpful.Outline


      1  Course Introduction

      •  Introductions and course logistics
      •  Course objectives2  vCloud Director Deployment and Configuration
      •  Define Software Defined Datacenter
      •  Discuss VMware offerings for Cloud-Based Services
      •  Understand the prerequisite to install vCloud Director
      •  the deployment options for vCloud Director
      •  Differentiate different deployment options, benefits, and disadvantages
      •  VMware Validated Design3  vCloud Director Provider and Organization
      •  Configure and manage provider VDCs
      •  Identify storage, compute, and network resources for vCloud Director
      •  Create and manage organizations, including vCloud Director organization VDCs
      •  vCloud Director HTML5 UI
      •  HTML5-based Provider Portal and Tenant Portal

      4  vCloud Director Organization VDC

      •  Organization VDC allocation models
      •  Recognize resource allocations for an organization
      •  Describe the network types available in vCloud Director (external, organization, and vApp)
      •  Discuss the organization and vApp network traffic choices
      •  Examine the function of network pools
      •  Discuss Compute Profiles

      5  vApps and Catalogs

      •  Discuss the use of virtual machines
      •  Create and manage vApps and catalogs
      •  Manage vApp templates
      •  vApp Networks
      •  Discuss vApp Network Traffic Choices

      6  Users and Role-based Access

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

      7  vCloud Director Networking

      •  Identify key components in the architecture of VMware NSX® Data Center for vSphere®
      •  Describe how logical switches and distributed logical routers work
      •  Discuss edge services like NAT, DHCP, load balancer, and firewall
      •  the architecture of NSX- TTM Data Center
      •  vCloud Director supported features of NSX-T Data Center
      •  Multisite
      •  Configure Cross VDC Networking.

      8  Resource Management and Monitoring

      •  Manage and monitor vSphere resources and Cloud resources
      •  Monitor vCloud Director environment using VMware vRealize® Operations ManagerTM and with vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Log Insight
      •  Manage billing and reports of vCloud Director objects using Tenant vApp

      9  vCloud Extensibility

      •  Discuss Container Service Extension
      •  Explore vCD, CLI, and Container Service Extension
      •  Discuss Python SDK for vApp Deployment, Terraform and vCloud Director and VMware vRealize® OrchestratorTM Plug-in for vCloud Director

      10  vCloud Director APIs

      •  Describe access to vCD objects using REST API calls and tools to access the API of vCloud Director objects
      •  Discuss different third-party API client tools
      •  Describe access to vCloud Director using Postman, Curl and  to vCloud Director using OpenAPI
      •  Create and update metadata on objects
      •  Access different vCloud objects using vCloud API

      11  Customer Onboarding and Hybrid Cloud

      •  Discuss architecture for vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
      •  Review prerequisites of vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
      •  vCloud Availability for vCloud Director portal
      •  Review fail-over Virtual Machine options
      •  Virtual Machine replication to the Cloud
      •  On-Prem-to-Cloud migration

      12  vCloud Director Troubleshooting

      •  Identify log locations for vCloud Director
      •  List the key services in vCloud Director
      •  Navigate through vCloud Director logs
      •  Capture vCloud Director log bundles
      •  Describe the troubleshooting approach for common vCloud Director issues

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      26 septiembre, 2020


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