VMware Cloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V10.1]

Course code: VCDICM101

In this five-day course, you will focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud Director® 10.x for service providers. 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™.

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Course description

In this five-day course, you will focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud Director® 10.x for service providers. 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™. This course also covers interfacing vCloud Director with other systems through the use of various APIs and the integration and use of VMware vCloud® Availability for vCloud Director® and VMware vCloud® Director Extender™.

Target group

Cloud architects, systems engineers, data center administrators, and cloud administrators with experience in a service provider or managed services environment

Course structure

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Software-Defined Data Center

  • Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Cloud computing overview
  • Characteristics of cloud services
  • Categories of cloud computing
  • Describe the VMware product stack for the software-defined data center

vCloud Director Concepts

  • Explain vCloud Director concepts
  • Configure and manage provider VDCs
  • Identify storage, compute, and network resources for vCloud Director
  • Create and manage organizations
  • vCloud Director organization VDCs

Organization VDCs

  • 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

Virtual Machines and vApps

  • Discuss the use of virtual machines
  • Design and manage vApps

Catalogs

  • Create and manage catalogs
  • Manage vApp templates

Users 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

Advanced Networking

  • Describe the use and placement of NSX edge services gateways in relation to vCloud Director
  • Review routing with the distributed logical router and edge services gateways in combination with vCloud Director
  • Firewall management in vCloud Director with edge services gateways and the distributed firewall

Resource Management and Monitoring

  • Manage provider and organization VDCs
  • Manage VMware vCenter Server&reg instances and VMware ESXi&trade hosts
  • Manage vSphere datastores
  • Configure and manage resource pools at the vSphere level
  • Monitor usage information at provider and organization VDCs
  • Analyze vCloud Director logs
  • Monitor vCloud Director environments with VMware vRealize&reg Operations Manager&trade and VMware vRealize&reg Log Insight&trade
  • Use VMware vRealize&reg Business&trade for cost management

Customer Onboarding and Hybrid Cloud

  • Tenant layer 2 VPN access
  • Tenant SSL VPN access
  • Review options for external connectivity with VPN
  • Import existing infrastructure managed by vCenter Server into vCloud Director
  • Use vCloud Director Extender for hybrid cloud setup and onboarding

vCloud Availability for vCloud Director

  • Architecture for vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
  • Prerequisites of vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
  • Implementation of vCloud Availability for vCloud Director

vCloud Director Installation

  • vCloud Director network, hardware, and software requirements
  • vCloud Director setup overview
  • vCloud Director cell design
  • Install and configure the vCloud Director database (Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle database, or PostgreSQL)
  • Create SSL certificates
  • Configure VMware NSX&reg Manager&trade for a new vCloud Director installation
  • Install and configure an AMQP broker
  • Download and install the VMware public key
  • Use and set up vCloud Director federation

vCloud Director API and Metadata

  • Describe tools to access the API of vCloud Director API
  • Use of REST API in VMware vRealize&reg Orchestrator&trade
  • Describe access to vCloud Director using VMware PowerCLI&trade
  • Create and update metadata on objects

Prerequisites

This course requires completion of the following course:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] or equivalent knowledge

Completion of the following eLearning courses is recommended:

  • VMware vCloud Director: Fundamentals [V8.x]
  • VMware Virtual SAN: Fundamentals [V6.x]
  • VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals
  • Substantial knowledge of TCP/IP networking is helpful.

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