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Overview:

This course, equivalent to two days of training, explains how to use and configure VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ 7.0 to integrate with VMware vSAN™ 6. This course explains concepts and practical applications of vRealize Operations Manager in reference to vSAN.

This course is also available in an Instructor-Led Training (ILT) format. For more information, select this link: VMware vRealize Operations and vSAN Integration Workshop.

Product Alignment

  • vRealize Operations 7.0
  • VMware ESXi™
  • vCenter Server 6.7
  • VMware vSAN 6

Intended Audience:

vSAN and VMware vSphere® administrators

At a minimum, students attending this course should have completed the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.x] course or have equivalent knowledge.

Some experience with basic operations of vRealize Operations would also be helpful.

The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

  • Use VMware vSphere® Client™
  • Perform routine VMware vCenter Server® tasks
  • Configure a vSAN datastore
  • Perform routine vSAN maintenance tasks

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

  • List and describe the uses of vRealize Operations Manager when applied to vSAN
  • Use the product UI to navigate through built-in vSAN specific dashboards
  • Review the built-in vSAN specific dashboards for key vSAN information
  • Create your own vSAN specific dashboards
  • Assess vRealize Operations Manager policies related to vSAN
  • Perform vSAN troubleshooting using vRealize Operations

1 Course Introduction

  • Course objectives
  • References and resources

2 Overview of vSAN and vRealize Operations

  • Describe basic vSAN architecture and components
  • Explain the use of vSAN storage policies
  • Describe the different vRealize Operations interfaces
  • Enable data collection for vSAN

3 Creating and Using Dashboards, Views, Reports, and Tags

  • Create custom dashboards to monitor vSAN data
  • Create a view that displays information about vSAN metrics
  • Create custom reports to display information for the vSAN datastore
  • Use tags to create logical groups of objects in the vRealize Operations environment

4 Monitoring Individual Components

  • Locate key vSAN components in vRealize Operations
  • Monitor important vSAN components
  • Monitor vSAN network metrics

5 Optimizing the Cluster

  • Automate workload optimization and balancing
  • Generate performance optimization reports
  • Identify capacity planning concepts
  • Use vRealize Operations to reclaim unused resources and right-size virtual machines
  • Create what-if scenarios using existing or custom virtual machines

6 Policies

  • Explain the hierarchy of polices in vRealize Operations
  • Configure vSAN analysis settings

7 Troubleshooting vSAN with Alerts and vRealize Operations

  • Recognize how to troubleshoot issues by monitoring alerts
  • Use step-by-step workflows to troubleshoot different objects
  • Explain the importance of inventory trees for troubleshooting
  • Recognize the importance of inventory trees
  • Use inventory trees and objects from the Environment page as a part of troubleshooting

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