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

WGAC-VMW-VCDICM103

Vmware Training Courses Certification

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

WGAC-VMW-VCDICM103

Virtual ILT

Language: English

GMT UTC+00:00

Start date:30 Jan 2023 09:00
End date:03 Feb 2023 17:00
Duration:5 days

$ 3,230

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Vmware

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

WGAC-VMW-VCDICM103

Virtual ILT

Language: French

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:20 Mar 2023 09:00
End date:24 Mar 2023 17:00
Duration:5 days

$ 3,440

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Vmware

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

WGAC-VMW-VCDICM103

Virtual ILT

Language: English

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:17 Apr 2023 09:00
End date:21 Apr 2023 17:00
Duration:5 days
Open
Vmware

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

WGAC-VMW-VCDICM103

Virtual ILT

Language: English

GMT UTC+00:00

Start date:24 Jul 2023 09:00
End date:28 Jul 2023 17:00
Duration:5 days

$ 3,230

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Vmware

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

WGAC-VMW-VCDICM103

Virtual ILT

Language: French

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:04 Sep 2023 09:00
End date:08 Sep 2023 17:00
Duration:5 days

$ 3,440

Description

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
  • Explain routing and distributed firewall services
  • 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
  • Briefly discuss enhanced CPOM through the tenant portal
  • Briefly discuss VMware Cloud Availability plugin for VMware Cloud Director portal
  • Integrate vRealize Orchestrator with VMware Cloud Director
  • Execute VMware Cloud Director workflows using vRealize Orchestrator
  • Briefly discuss Container Service Extension
  • Briefly explain the main usage and purpose of the NSX migration of VMware Cloud Director tool
  • 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

Completion of the following courses and equivalent knowledge is required:

  • or equivalent knowledge

The following experience is helpful:

  • Working at the Linux command line
  • Substantial knowledge of general networking concepts

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

  • Course Introduction
  • Software-Defined Data Center and VMware Validated Design
  • VMware Cloud Director Deployment and Configuration
  • VMware Cloud Director Provider Configuration
  • VMware Cloud Director User, Roles and Quota Management
  • VMware Cloud Director Virtual Machines and vApps
  • VMware Cloud Director Content Libraries
  • VMware Cloud Director Networking
  • VMware Cloud Director Storage and Compute
  • Extensibility and UI Additional Features
  • VMware Cloud Director Resource Monitoring
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