Arrow Electronics, Inc.

VMware Cloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V10.3]


LÄNGE: 40 Hours (5 Tage)

PREIS: €3 440,00


In this five-day course, you focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware Cloud Director® 10.3. 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-T™ Data Center networks.

This course also covers interfacing VMware Cloud Director with other systems and the integration and use of VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ for VMware Cloud Director.  You learn about different networks that a system administrator and an organization administrator can configure and use with virtual machines (VMs). This course also discusses how to monitor various VMware Cloud Director objects using VMware vRealize® Operations™.


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
    Managing resources from the VMWare Cloud Director console and using VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™
    Enabling VM and Named Disk Encryption 
    Creating VM sizing and placement policies
    Understand vApps and VM operations and actions


    cloud architects
    systems engineers
    data center administrators
    and cloud administrators with experience in managed services or managing a service provider environment



    Besuch des Seminars VSICM vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
    oder gleichwertige Kenntnisse



Course Introduction

    Introductions and course logistics
    Course objectives

 Software-Defined Data Center and VMware Validated Design

    Define software-defined data center (SDDC)
    Discuss VMware offerings for cloud-based services
    Discuss the deployment options for VMware Cloud Director
    Discuss VMware Validated Design™
    Recognize the design considerations when creating a cloud environment on the SDDC using VMWare Cloud Foundation™

 VMware Cloud Director Deployment and Configuration

    Discuss the deployment options for VMware Cloud Director
    Explain the two-stage deployment of VMware Cloud Director cells
    Discuss failover mechanisms (automatic and manual) with VMware Cloud Director cells
    Define switchover, promote, and fencing options of the VMware Cloud Director appliance
    Understand the VMware Cloud Director appliance enhancements

 VMware Cloud Director Provider Configuration

    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)
    Briefly discuss network pools, external networks, and Tier-0 Gateways
    Showcase VMware Cloud Director integration with vCenter Server® and NSX-T Data Center
    Describe VMware Cloud Director organizations
    Understand organization policies
    Explain how to access an organization using various portals
    Understand organization VDC
    Discuss what is Linked Clone and Fast Provisioning
    Understand the use cases of Allocation Models

 VMware Cloud Director User, Roles and Quota Management

    Discuss user-bundle
    Describe role-based access
    Explain custom roles and rights
    Describe and configure LDAP integration with Active Directory
    Discuss OIDC authentication methods
    Describe SAML identity provider

 VMware Cloud Director Virtual Machines and vApps

    Understand standalone VMs
    Discuss the VM managing operations
    Explain VM properties
    Discuss deployment methods of vApps
    Discuss the vApp managing operations
    Discuss the vApp lease policies
    Understand the vApps and VM actions
    Explain vApp and VM badges

VMware Cloud Director Content Libraries

    Explain the purpose of catalogs and how to create a catalog organization
    Define catalog management and sharing catalogs inside and between organizations
    Explain medias in VMware Cloud Director and its usage
    Discuss vApp templates
    Understand vApp template operations
    Describe the purpose and usage of Open Virtualization Format (OVF)
    Discuss organization VDC templates

 VMware Cloud Director Networking

    Discuss organization VDC networks
    List the types of organization VDC networks
    Describe the edge gateway services
    Explore the services offered by the edge gateway
    Discuss sub-allocation IP pool and its use cases
    Discuss DHCP, NAT, load balancer, and firewall services on the edge gateway
    Discuss SNAT, DNAT, NO SNAT, and NO DNAT use cases
    Discuss vApp networks
    List the various types of vApp networks
    Discuss routed, isolated, and direct vApp networks

 VMware Cloud Director Storage and Compute

    Describe named disks and shared named disks
    Demonstrate how to attach and detach a named disk and a shared named disk
    Describe methods of sharing the named disk
    Discuss the implications of deleting VMs that have an attached named disk
    Discuss how VMware Cloud Director VMs and disks are encrypted
    Explain the storage policy capabilities
    Demonstrate how VM sizing and placement policies are published
    Discuss vCenter server and VMware Cloud Director IOPS storage policies usage
    Discuss how to enable and use the storage IOPS limitation in VMware Cloud Director
    Describe the storage policy supported entities

Extensibility and UI Additional Features

    Explain custom advisories, global search, guided tours, data exporter, keyboard shortcuts, and quick search
    Understand vcd-cli supported commands
    Discuss various vcd-cli tools

VMware Cloud Director Resource Monitoring

    Identify log locations for VMware Cloud Director
    Manage vSphere and cloud resources from VMware Cloud Director
    Understand monitoring of objects from VMware Cloud Director portals
    Briefly introduce vRealize Operations Manager
    Integrate VMware Cloud Director with vRealize Operations Manager
    Configure VMware Cloud Director Management Pack
    Understand dashboard, metrics, alerts, alert definition, and reports

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