VMware® vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage v5.5

This 3 day instructor-led training class is presented by VMware training partners to their end customers. Training partners in North America and the UK hire proven AMS Subject Matter Expert VMware Certified Instructors (VCI’s) to teach on-site and on-line classes.

In this class students will learn how to deploy and manage the ongoing operation of VMware® vCloud Director® for a small private cloud environment.

Student Prerequisite(s) or Equivalent Knowledge:
VMware® vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage v5.1

Course Outline:
Lesson 1: Course Introduction
• Review course goals
• Review course objectives
• Review the course outline
• Recognize vCloud Director Essentials/Fundamentals course elements

Lesson 2: VMware vCloud Director Architecture and Components
• Describe how VMware products use the cloud computing approach
• Review vCloud Director components and explain their functions
• Examine integration with other VMware products such as VMware® vCenter™ Chargeback™ and VMware® vCenter™ Operations Manager™
• Determine the licensing needs

Lesson 3: VMware vCloud Networking
• Describe the network types available in vCloud Director
• Discuss the organization and vApp network traffic choices
• Describe the function of network pools
• Explain how to share content between organizations and vApps

Lesson 4: VMware vCloud Providers
• Identify storage resources for vCloud Director
• Configure and manage storage for providers
• Examine provider space allocation to an organization
• Recognize VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® issues
• Manage storage requirements for linked clones and shadow virtual machines

Lesson 5: VMware vCloud Director Organizations
• Create and manage organizations
• Recognize resource allocations for an organization
• Create and manage catalogs

Lesson 6: Basic Security
• Describe role-based access
• Create custom security roles
• Describe and configure LDAP integration with Microsoft Active Directory
• Describe single sign-on

Lesson 7: Managing Cloud Resources
• Understand and identify how vSphere fulfills vCloud Director requests
• Manage provider and organization virtual data centers

Lesson 8: Managing VMware vSphere Resources
• Manage VMware® vCenter Server™ instances
• Manage VMware® ESXi™ hosts
• Manage vSphere datastores
• Manage stranded items
• Configure and manage resource pools at the vSphere level

Lesson 9: Monitoring VMware vCloud Components
• Monitor usage information at provider and organization virtual data centers
• Analyze vCloud Director logs to monitor vCloud Director cells

Lesson 10: Organization Users
• Describe the catalog tasks available to organization users of various roles
• Describe the vApp tasks available to organization users in various roles

Lesson 11: VMware vCloud Director Installation
• Describe the required prerequisites for a vCloud Director installation
• Install vCloud Director

To Hire a proven VMware® vCloud Director Subject Matter Expert and VMware Certified Instructor who also teaches this class, call 800-798-3901 today!

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