About this course

Course code TPVMWAREDDFT71
Duration 5 Days

This five-day course focuses on designing and deploying an enterprise cloud by using a distributed architecture deployment of VMware vRealize® Automation™. The lecture and labs concentrate on designing an enterprise cloud architecture and the effective implementation of a vRealize Automation distributed deployment according to VMware recommended best practices.

Product Alignment

  • vSphere 6
  • vRealize Automation 7
  • VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™
  • vRealize Log Insight
  • vCloud Air

Prerequisites

This class requires understanding the concepts and topics presented in the following courses:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
  • VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage


Who should attend?

  • Experienced system administrators, cloud administrators, system integrators, and deployment consultants

Delegates will learn how to

  • Apply enterprise design principles
  • Design and deploy a tiered VMware vSphere® resource architecture for CPU, storage, and network resources, including VMware NSX®
  • Design and deploy a vRealize Automation distributed infrastructure for an enterprise cloud
  • Design and deploy a CA certificate/single sign-on architecture that includes Active Directory integration to support the enterprise cloud infrastructure
  • Design and deploy an administration architecture of roles for an enterprise cloud
  • Design and deploy a tenant-and-business group architecture for an enterprise cloud
  • Design and deploy compute resources, reservation policies, network profiles, and reservations to support your enterprise cloud
  • Use XaaS to extend vRealize Automation into other enterprise systems
  • Integrate vRealize Automation with IP address management systems and asset management systems
  • Describe VMware vCloud® Air™ integration for elastic clouds
  • Describe the location and identity of all log files that relate to vRealize Automation troubleshooting
  • Use VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ to manage and monitor distributed vRealize Automation deployments

Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives


Enterprise Design Principles

  • Create a design foundation for an enterprise cloud by identifying business requirements, typical business solutions, constraints, assumptions, and risks
  • Create a conceptual design for an enterprise cloud
  • Create a logical design for an enterprise cloud
  • Use key enterprise design principles to create a vSphere infrastructure for the enterprise cloud


Security Infrastructure

  • Design a certificate authority architecture
  • Create certificate signing requests for your vRealize Automation servers
  • Create certificates for your vRealize Automation servers
  • Use the VMware hardened virtual appliance
  • Use VMware Identity Manager™


vRealize Automation Distributed Architecture

  • Design and deploy the vRealize Automation solution in a highly available, distributed architecture
  • Use vRealize Orchestrator in external and internal clusters
  • Use cloudutil.exe and skills to control which DEM servers are used with specific endpoints
  • Describe the proper configuration of NSX load balancers for a highly available, distributed architecture


Administration Role Architecture

  • Design either an expanded administration role architecture or a compressed administration role architecture for an enterprise cloud


Tenants and Business Groups

  • Design an optimum tenant and business group architecture for your enterprise cloud, using either a single-tenant or a multitenant model
  • Describe the use of vRealize CloudClient in a multitenancy context


Cloud Resource Design

  • Design an enterprise cloud that is based on a multitiered architecture
  • Design naming standards in vRealize Automation to support your tenant-and-business group architecture
  • Use composite blueprints in an enterprise deployment
  • Use data center location in an enterprise deployment to control where systems are provisioned
  • Design a unified self-service catalog
  • Design service entitlements in an enterprise deployment
  • Design and use governance and approvals


Extensibility and the Enterprise

  • Describe vCloud Air and elastic clouds
  • Describe the role of vRealize Orchestrator in vRealize Automation extensibility
  • Use IaaS extensibility and the vRealize Automation event broker system
  • Extend vRealize Automation to an asset management system
  • Extend vRealize Automation to an IP address management system
  • Use NSX on-demand components


Enterprise Management

  • Use VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ and the vRealize Automation management pack
  • Use vRealize Log Insight in vRealize Automation enterprise management
  • Manage costs
  • Manage resource use
  • Replace expired security certificates

5 Days

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