VMware vRealize Operations for Administrators

Duration: 
2 days
Codes: 
VMROA

Overview

This two-day course is designed for data center administrators who are responsible for the day-to-day management of a VMware vSphere environment using VMware vRealize Operations . This course will teach you how to use vRealize Operations as a forensic and predictive tool. The course is based on VMware ESXi 6.7, VMware vCenter Server 6.7, and vRealize Operations 7.0.

Note: If you have taken the VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage course, duplicate content makes this course unsuitable for you.

Audience

Experienced system administrators

Skills Gained

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Identify features and benefits of 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 and capacity in data centers
  • Troubleshoot and manage issues and configurations using alerts and dashboards
  • Create policies to meet the operational needs of your environment

Prerequisites

Attendees should have completed one of the following courses:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage - VSICM
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale - VSOS
  • Or equivalent system administration experience with vSphere deployments

Course Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Introduction to vRealize Operations

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

vRealize Operations Concepts

  • Navigate the main pages of the product user interface
  • Use the product UI and the admin UI
  • Use tags, applications, and groups to group related objects in the environment

vRealize Operations Architecture

  • Describe the function of the components in a node
  • Describe the roles in a vRealize Operations cluster

Performance Optimization

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

Capacity Optimization

  • Define capacity planning terminology and capacity planning models
  • Assess the overall capacity of a data center and provide optimization recommendations
  • Use what-if scenarios to plan for future capacity requirements
  • Assess the cost of running the data centers in your environment

Troubleshooting and Managing Configurations

  • Use predefined 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
  • Describe how logs can be accessed by integrating vRealize Operations with VMware vRealize Log  Insight
  • Use inventory trees on the Environment page to monitor vSphere objects
  • Monitor the performance of the vRealize Operations instance

Policies

  • Create policies for various types of workloads
  • Explain how policy inheritance works

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

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