Operations for Administrators [V7]

Session Detail:    Classroom, Virtual 2 Day

This two-day course is designed for data center administrators 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™ 6.7, VMware vCenter Server® 6.7, and vRealize Operations 7.0.


This class requires completion of one of the following courses:

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

Or system administration experience with vSphere deployments

Who Can Benefit

Experienced system administrators

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Lesson 1: Introductions and course logistics
  • Lesson 2: Course objectives

Module 2: Introduction to vRealize Operations

  • Lesson 1: Describe how vRealize Operations is used to manage the software-defined data center
  • Lesson 2: Describe the features and benefits of vRealize Operations

Module 3: vRealize Operations Concepts

  • Lesson 1: Navigate the main pages of the product user interface
  • Lesson 2: Use the product UI and the admin UI
  • Lesson 3: Use tags, applications, and groups to group related objects in the environment

Module 4: vRealize Operations Architecture

  • Lesson 1: Describe the function of the components in a node
  • Lesson 2: Describe the roles in a vRealize Operations cluster

Module 5: Performance Optimization

  • Lesson 1: Assess the performance of your environment to determine which data centers need optimization
  • Lesson 2: Define the business and operational intents for your data centers
  • Lesson 3: Automate the process of optimizing and balancing workloads in your data centers
  • Lesson 4: Report on the results of your optimization efforts

Module 6: Capacity Optimization

  • Lesson 1: Define capacity planning terminology and capacity planning models
  • Lesson 2: Assess the overall capacity of a data center and provide optimization recommendations
  • Lesson 3: Use what-if scenarios to plan for future capacity requirements
  • Lesson 4: Assess the cost of running the data centers in your environment

Module 7: Troubleshooting and Managing Configurations

  • Lesson 1: Use predefined step-by-step workflows to troubleshoot different vSphere objects
  • Lesson 2: Assess your environment’s compliance to standards
  • Lesson 3: View the configurations of vSphere objects in your environment
  • Lesson 4: Describe how logs can be accessed by integrating vRealize Operations with VMware vRealize® Log Insight™
  • Lesson 5: Use inventory trees on the Environment page to monitor vSphere objects
  • Lesson 6: Monitor the performance of the vRealize Operations instance

Module 8: Policies

  • Lesson 1: Create policies for various types of workloads
  • Lesson 2: Explain how policy inheritance work

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Operations for Administrators [V7]

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Classroom, Virtual


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