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VMVRACOE76 - VMware vRealize Automation: Orchestration and Extensibility v7.6


Duration: 5 days

During this five-day course, you focus on using VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ to extend the functionality of VMware vRealize® Automation™. You learn how to provide XaaS (Anything as a Service) and implement Machine Lifecycle Extensibility using the vRealize Automation Event Broker. You also learn how to create vRealize Orchestrator workflows. Features include basic scripting implementation along with logic processing to implement a variety of functions to use in your environment. This course teaches implementing debugging, loops, conditions, and user interactions in vRealize Orchestrator.

The course introduces the new vRealize Orchestrator HTML 5 interface, along with API calls and REST functions, to give the groundwork to implement a variety of plugins and scripts. This course was designed to give you the tools to craft custom solutions in the product.


  • Describe the features, benefits, components, and integration of vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Automation 
  • Describe the role of vRealize Orchestrator workflows and content elements in automation 
  • Use the vRealize Orchestrator client to access and navigate the vRealize Orchestrator platform and to import and run library vRealize Orchestrator workflows 
  • Design, develop, and run custom reusable vRealize Orchestrator workflows 
  • Use VMware APIs in vRealize Orchestrator workflow scripts 
  • Integrate vRealize Automation with vRealize Orchestrator instances to extend infrastructure-as-a-server (IaaS) machine lifecycle processes and enhance and deliver custom IT services 
  • Use XaaS to extend vRealize Automation into other enterprise systems 
  • Use the vRealize Automation Event Broker to trigger specific vRealize Orchestrator workflows


Experienced VMware administrators, automation and orchestration specialists, system integrators, and private cloud and public cloud administrators


1. Course Introduction 

  • Introductions and Course Logistics
  • Course Objectives

2. Enterprise Cloud Architecture and Components 

  • Extending Enterprise Systems
  • Unified Self-Service Portal Components
  • Converged Blueprint Concepts
  • vRealize Orchestrator Overview

3. vRealize Orchestrator Workflow Basics 

  • vRealize Orchestrator Workflows
  • Logs in Workflows
  • Workflow Variables
  • Parameter Binding

4. vRealize Orchestrator Workflow Design Considerations 

  • Configuration and Resource Elements
  • Scriptable Tasks and Actions
  • User Interactions
  • Input Presentation

5. Developing vRealize Orchestrator Workflows 

  • Decision Elements and Switch Elements
  • Debugging vRealize Orchestrator Workflows
  • Creating Loops in Workflows
  • Calling vRealize Orchestrator Workflows
  • Handling Exceptions

6. Introduction to vRealize Orchestrator Extensibility 

  • Introduction to Extensibility
  • vRealize Automation Components and Functionality
  • NSX On-Demand Components

7. Extending vRealize Automation with Event Broker 

  • Event Broker Overview
  • Event Broker Functionality
  • Event-Based Processes
  • Information Exchange Between Event Broker and vRealize Orchestrator

8. Unified Services in vRealize Automation

  • XaaS Blueprints and Actions
  • vRealize Automation Form Designer 9 API Tools
  • API Interfaces Overview
  • vRealize Orchestrator REST API Plug-In
  • vRealize CloudClient


  • Knowledge of VMware vSphere® 
  • VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.3] course or equivalent knowledge 
  • Working knowledge of scripting or programming using JavaScript, Windows PowerShell, Perl, Java, Python, or similar languages


This course is not associated with any Certification.


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