VMware vRealize Operations for Operators [V6.x] (VMVOO)

VMware vRealize Operations for Operators [V6.x] (VMVOO)

Overview

Duration: 2 Days

This two-day course is designed for data center operators 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™ 6.5, VMware vCenter Server® 6.5, and vRealize Operations 6.6. 

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

Product Alignment

  • vRealize Operations 6.6
  • ESXi 6.5
  • vCenter Server 6.5

Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Navigate the VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ user interface
  • Use views and reports to gather information about the environment
  • Use alerts and analysis badges to troubleshoot common and complex vSphere operational issues
  • Monitor capacity risk and infrastructure utilization, and perform capacity planning and what-if analyses
  • Use tags and groups to logically organize objects, for example, by application, by organization, or by 
  • location
  • Configure policies to meet the operational needs of your environment

Course Outline

1. Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

 

2. 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

 

3. vRealize Operations User Interface

  • Navigate the main areas of the 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. vRealize Operations Concepts

  • Use views to gather information about the environment
  • Create reports about the environment
  • Explain how data is collected and analyzed by vRealize Operations
  • List the functions of the analytics component
  • Discuss key indicators in the user interface that provide warnings about potential problems
  • Use alerts to identify root causes for performance, capacity, and utilization problems
  • Use symptoms to indicate a potential problem
  • Use badges to visually analyze your environment to identify good or bad conditions for the entire environment

 

5. Troubleshooting System Health Issues

  • Discuss the process for troubleshooting system health problems
  • Troubleshoot system health alerts
  • Troubleshoot a user’s performance problem
  • Use health weather maps and heat maps to monitor system health

 

6. Capacity Planning

  • Define capacity planning terminology
  • Discuss capacity planning models
  • Monitor for capacity risk in the environment
  • Troubleshoot risk issues
  • Troubleshoot efficiency issues
  • Identify ways to optimize resource use
  • Use projects to perform what-if scenarios

 

7. Tags, Application Groups, and Custom Object Groups

  • Use tags and applications to group objects
  • Create custom object groups in the environment

 

8. Policies

  • List guidelines for customizing vRealize Operations  
  • Import and export content
  • Create policies for various types of workloads
  • Explain how policy inheritance works
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This class requires completion of one of the following courses, or system administration experience with vSphere deployments:

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