About this course

Tech type Specialist
Course code VMWAREVRO6X
Duration 2 Days
Special Notices

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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.

Target Audience
Operators responsible for the day-to-day operation of a vSphere environment

Certifications
No certifications are tied to this course.

Product Alignment

  • vRealize Operations 6.6
  • ESXi 6.5
  • vCenter Server 6.5

Prerequisites

Please note: In order to facilitate your e-courseware provision, QA is required to share your name and registered email address with VMware. VMware will then send you directly the details of your e-courseware access no less than 48 hours before your course is due to take place. Additionally, VMware will use these provided details in order to undertake a trade compliance check on all delegates. More information on the trade compliancy check can be found here. Please note that these details are held by VMware outside of the EU. If you have an existing VMware MyLearn account it is imperative that you notify QA of the email address you have registered to this account. Should you have any questions or concerns about this please contact your QA account manager.

Those delegates who are attending via either virtual or extended classroom will be required to provide either dual monitors or single monitor plus a tablet device.

Technical pre-requisites

This class requires completion of one of the following courses, or system administration experience with vSphere deployments:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.5]

Delegates will learn how to

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

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
Specialist Course

2 Days

Duration
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Delivery method

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