VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage [V7] (VMVOICM 7)

VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage [V7] (VMVOICM 7)

Overview

Duration: 5 Days

This five-day course, designed for experienced VMware vSphere® users, teaches you how to use VMware vRealize® Operations™ as a forensic and predictive tool. Based on VMware ESXi™ 6.7, VMware vCenter Server® 6.7, and vRealize Operations 7.0, this course includes instruction on advanced capabilities, including customization and management.

Product Alignment

  • vRealize Operations 7.0
  • ESXi 6.7
  • vCenter Server 6.7

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 and capacity in data centers
  • Troubleshoot and manage issues and configurations using alerts and dashboards
  • Use Endpoint Operations Management 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 and solutions

Course Outline

 

1 Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

 

2 Introduction to vRealize Operations

  • 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 VMware vRealize® Suite Lifecycle Manager™ to deploy vRealize Operations

 

4 vRealize Operations Concepts

  • Identify the tasks that can be performed in the administration and product user interfaces
  • Recognize how to use dashboards, views, and reports to gather information about the environment
  • Use tags, applications, and custom groups to group related objects in the environment

 

5 vRealize Operations Architecture

  • Describe the functions of the components in a 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

 

6 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

 

7 Capacity Optimization

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

 

8 Troubleshooting and Managing Configurations

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

 

9 Operating System and Application Monitoring

  • Deploy the Endpoint Operations Management agent
  • Monitor operating systems by viewing the metrics collected by the Endpoint Operations Management agent

 

10 vRealize Operations Policies

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

 

11 Custom Alert Definitions

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

 

12 Views and Reports

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

 

13 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

 

14 Super Metrics

  • Create super metrics and associate them with vSphere objects
  • Enable super metrics in policies

 

15 User Access Control

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

 

16 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

This class requires completion of one of the following courses:

Course ID:
VMVOICM 7


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