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What you will learn

  • In this five-day course, you will focus on configuring, managing, and operating VMware vCloud Director® 8.20 for a VMware vCloud® NFV™ environment.
  • You will learn about self-service provisioning, the creation of organizations, virtual data centers (VDCs), and catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, and on-demand VMware NSX® networks, as well as the integrated use of VMware vSAN™.
  • Prerequisites: This course requires completion of the following prerequisite:• vCloud NFV Foundations with vCloud Director eLearning course

Skills you will gain

  • Shareable Certificate Earn a Cerfiticate upon completion
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  • Flexible Schedule Set and maintain flexible deadlines
  • English Subtitles: English

This course consists of 13 lessons

Course Introduction: Introductions and course logistics - Course objectives

vCloud NFV: Describe the benefits of vCloud NFV - Demonstrate what a vCloud NFV sample solution looks like - Describe the vCloud NFV architecture

NFV Infrastructure: Describe the NFV infrastructure (NFVI) components - Explain how vSphere interacts with compute resources (CPU and memory), as well as network and storage resources - Describe the vSAN storage architecture - Explain network virtualization with NSX

Virtualized Infrastructure Manager: Describe the VMware products for the VIM layer - Explain vCloud Director basic concepts - Create vSAN storage policies for use by vCloud Director - Describe the vCloud Director architecture - Create resource pools for use by vCloud Director - Configure a basic vCloud Director instance

vCloud Providers: Explain how compute and storage resources are provided to vCloud Director - Describe provider VDC requirements and best practices - Create provider VDCs

vCloud Director Organizations: Create and manage vCloud Director organizations - Create and manage organization VDCs - Configure and manage organization VDC networking - Create and manage organization catalogs

Deploy, manage, and access organization vApps

vCloud Networking with NSX: Describe the components in the NSX planes - Describe the network types available in vCloud Director (external, organization, vApp) - Examine the function of network pools

Advanced Networking Services: Describe VMware NSX® Edge™ services gateway features - Describe advanced edge services gateway network functions - Configure the edge services gateway for inbound and outbound network address translation - Configure load balancing in a vApp - Configure VPN services between organizations - Configure dynamic routing on the edge services gateway - Configure firewall services on the edge services gateway - Configure the distributed firewall

vCloud Director Security: Describe role-based access control in vCloud Director - Create and manage security roles

Managing and Monitoring Cloud Resources: Manage provider and organization VDCs in vCloud Director - Manage external networks and edge services gateways - Manage vCenter Server systems and resource pools

NFVI Operations Management (FCAPS): Describe the NFVI operations management components VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™, VMware vRealize® Log Insight™, VMware vRealize® Network Insight™, VMware Site Recovery Manager™, and VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™

Day 2 vCloud NFV Operations: Describe the upgrade process from vCloud Director 5.5 to 8.x - Explain how the vCloud NFV platform provides carrier-grade service - Describe the VNF onboarding process

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