About this course

Course code TPVMWARECOEV7
Duration 5 Days

In this five-day course, you will explore the use of VMware vRealize™ Orchestrator™ 7.1 and VMware vRealize Automation 7.1 for the automation of VMware cloud infrastructure and IT processes. This course focuses on extensibility and advanced administration through the use of vRealize Orchestrator workflows in vRealize Automation. You will gain practical experience through the completion of hands-on labs.

Product Alignment

  • VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7.1
  • VMware vRealize Automation 7.1

Prerequisites

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


Who should attend?

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

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe the features, benefits, components, and integration of vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Automation and 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 Orchestrator workflow scripts
  • Integrate vRealize Automation with vRealize Orchestrator instances to extend infrastructure-as-a-service(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

Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives


Enterprise Cloud Architecture and Components

  • Extending Enterprise Systems
  • vRealize Automation and the Enterprise
  • Unified Self-Service Portal Components
  • Managing Provisioned Items
  • Converged Blueprint Concepts
  • vRealize Orchestrator Overview


vRealize Orchestrator Workflow Basics

  • Orchestration Workflows
  • Logs in Workflows
  • Working with Workflows
  • Information Flow in Workflows


vRealize Orchestrator Workflow Design Considerations

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


Developing vRealize Orchestrator Workflows

  • Decision Elements and Switch Elements
  • Creating Loops in Workflows
  • Scriptable tasks and Actions
  • Calling vRealize Orchestrator Workflows
  • Exception Handling
  • Debugging


Introduction to Extensibility

  • Extensibility Overview
  • Integral vRealize Automation Components and Functionality
  • NSX On Demand Components


Extending vRealize Automation

  • Event Broker Overview
  • Event Broker Functionality
  • States, Events, and Phases
  • Information Exchange Between Event Broker and vRealize Orchestrator
  • vRealize Automation Plugin Functionality Overview


Unified Services in vRealize Automation

  • XaaS Blueprints and Actions
  • vRealize Automation Form Designer


API Tools vRealize Automation IaaS Extensibility Overview

  • vRealize Orchestrator API Explorer and vSphere MOB
  • Working with Onyx
  • REST API Plugin
  • Introducing Cloud Client

5 Days

Duration
Delivery Method

Delivery method

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Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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