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What you will learn

  • In this course, equivalent to five days of training, you will focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud Director® for Service Providers 9.x.
  • You learn about self-service provisioning, the creation of organizations, virtual data centers (VDCs), catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, and on-demand VMware NSX® networks.
  • Prerequisites: Completion of the following course is required:• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] or equivalent knowledgeCompletion of the following eLearning courses is recommended:• VMware vCloud Director: Fundamentals [V8.x]• VMware vSAN and HCI Fundamentals• VMware Network Virtualization FundamentalsSubstantial knowledge of TCP/IP networking is helpful.

Skills you will gain

  • Shareable Certificate Earn a Cerfiticate upon completion
  • On Demand, Live Online, Face to Face Start instantly and learn at your own schedule
  • Flexible Schedule Set and maintain flexible deadlines
  • Intermediate For those with working experience or likely to have completed foundation level training  
  • English Subtitles: English

This course consists of 11 lessons

Course Introduction: Introductions and course logistics - Course objectives

vCloud Director Deployment and Configuration: Define Software Defined Datacenter - Discuss VMware offerings for Cloud-Based Services - Understand the prerequisite to install vCloud Director - Discuss the deployment options for vCloud Director - Differentiate different deployment options, benefits, and disadvantages - Discuss VMware Validated Design

vCloud Director Provider and Organization: Configure and manage provider VDCs - Identify storage, compute, and network resources for vCloud Director - Create and manage organizations, including vCloud Director organization VDCs - Discuss vCloud Director HTML5 UI - Discuss HTML5-based Provider Portal and Tenant Portal

vCloud Director Organization VDC: Organization VDC allocation models - Recognize resource allocations for an organization - Describe the network types available in vCloud Director (external, organization, and vApp) - Discuss the organization and vApp network traffic choices - Examine the function of network pools - Discuss Compute Profiles

vApps and Catalogs: Discuss the use of virtual machines - Create and manage vApps - Create and manage catalogs - Manage vApp templates - Create and manage vApp Networks - Discuss vApp Network Traffic -ChoicesLesson 6Users and Role-based Access - Describe role-based access - Create custom security roles - Describe and configure LDAP integration with Active Directory - Describe single sign-on - Enable a SAML identity provider - Describe two-factor authentication - Discuss User bundle and role-based access control

vCloud Director Networking: Identify key components in the architecture of VMware NSX® Data Center for vSphere® - Describe how logical switches and distributed logical routers work - Discuss edge services like NAT, DHCP, load balancer, and firewall - Discuss the architecture of NSX- TTM Data Center - Discuss vCloud Director supported features of NSX-T Data Center - Discuss Multisite - Configure Cross VDC Networking.

Resource Management and Monitoring: Manage and monitor vSphere resources - Manage and monitor Cloud resources - Monitor vCloud Director environment using VMware vRealize® Operations ManagerTM - Monitor vCloud Director environments with vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Log Insight - Manage billing and reports of vCloud Director objects using Tenant vApp

Cloud Extensibility: Discuss Container Service Extension - Explore vCD, CLI, and Container Service Extension - Discuss Python SDK for vApp Deployment - Discuss Terraform and vCloud Director - Discuss VMware vRealize® OrchestratorTM Plug-in for vCloud Director

vCloud Director APIs: Describe access to vCD objects using REST API calls - Describe tools to access the API of vCloud Director objects - Discuss different third-party API client tools - Describe access to vCloud Director using Postman, Curl - Describe access to vCloud Director using OpenAPI - Create and update metadata on objects - Access different vCloud objects using vCloud API

Customer Onboarding and Hybrid Cloud: Discuss architecture for vCloud Availability for vCloud Director - Review prerequisites of vCloud Availability for vCloud Director - Discuss vCloud Availability for vCloud Director portal - Review fail-over Virtual Machine options - Discuss Virtual Machine replication to the Cloud - Discuss On-Prem-to-Cloud migration

vCloud Director Troubleshooting: Identify log locations for vCloud Director - List the key services in vCloud Director - Navigate through vCloud Director logs - Capture vCloud Director log bundles -Describe the troubleshooting approach for common vCloud Director issues

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