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  • Course Overview
  • Course Objective
  • Who Can Benefit
  • Prerequisites
  • Syllabus

This three-day intensive course trains you skills for deploying and managing a VMware Cloud™ on AWS infrastructure. Through a mixuture of interactive lecture, hands-on labs, you will be able to deploy and manage the VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware vSphere® features that build a foundation for a hybrid infrastructure. You can furthermore discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. Anyone going to migrate, build, or hybridize with VMware Cloud on AWS can benefit from this course.

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

• Describe the architecture of VMware Cloud on AWS
• Access and deploy a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
• Differentiate between on-premises VMware vSAN™ and vSAN for VMware Cloud on AWS
• Configure internal, external, and inter-SDDC networking
• Configure a connection between an on-premises vSphere SDDC and a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
• Describe how to right size a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
• Configure the scale-up and scale-down of a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
• Migrate virtual machines between on-premises vSphere and VMware Cloud on AWS SDDCs
• Create and configure virtual machines in VMware Cloud on AWS
• Connect and use other AWS solutions with VMware Cloud on AWS
• Connect and use other VMware solutions with VMware Cloud on AWS
• Configure access and permissions for VMware Cloud on AWS
• Identify best practices for security hardening of a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
• Identify best practices for the maintenance of a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
• Identify patching considerations, requirements, and best practices for VMware Cloud on AWS when
connected to an on-premises vSphere SDDC
• Access support, documentation, and diagnostic information for VMware Cloud on AWS
• Discuss failure and troubleshooting scenarios for a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC

  • Experienced system administrators
  • System Engineers
  • System Integrators
This course requires completion of the following courses 

  • Understand concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course or a
    later vSphere version.
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with VMware ESXi™ and VMware vCenter Server®.
  • High-level understanding of vSAN and VMware NSX® for vSphere®

1.  Course Introduction

• Introductions and Course Logistics
• Course Objectives
• Identify Additional Resources for after this Course
• Identify Other VMware Education Offerings

2.  Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS

• Why Choose VMware Cloud on AWS
• Overview of VMware Cloud on AWS
• Integrations with AWS
• Licensing, Pricing, and Billing

3.  Managing the SDDC and creating Virtual Machines

• Creating and Managing Users in VMware Cloud on AWS
• Deploying and Accessing an SDDC
• Transferring Content to the SDDC
• Creating Virtual Machines

4.  VMware Cloud on AWS: Networking

• Overview of VMware Cloud on AWS Networking
• Configure Management Gateway Networking
• Configure Compute Gateway Networking
• Inter-SDDC Networking

5.  VMware Cloud on AWS: Storage

• VMware vSAN in VMware Cloud on AWS
• Using Amazon S3 with VMware Cloud on AWS
• Using Amazon EFS with VMware Cloud on AWS

6.  Working with On-Premises VMware vSphere

• Hybrid Linked Mode
• Hybrid Cloud Extension
• Migrating Virtual Machines

7.  VMware Cloud on AWS Permissions and Security

• Understand VMware Cloud on AWS Permissions
• Security Hardening for VMware Cloud on AWS

8.  Scaling the SDDC and Host Management

• Sizing the SDDC
• Cluster Management
• Add and Remove Hosts
• Host Remediation

9.  Resource Management and Availability

• vSphere DRS and Elastic DRS
• HA and vSphere FT

10.  Using Other VMware Products with the SDDC

• Site Recovery Add-On Service
• VMware Horizon®
• VMware vRealize® Automation™
• Using APIs and VMware vSphere® PowerCLI™

11.  Maintaining and Troubleshooting VMware Cloud on AWS

• Best Practice Maintenance
• Support and Staying Up-to-Date
• Common Troubleshooting Steps
• Next Steps to use VMware Cloud on AWS


  • Systems Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • System Administrators

Public Program Schedule

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There is no upcoming Public Batch Schedule, you can ask for Private Batch or for On-Demand Learning

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  • If I have a VCA level certification, do I still have to take the required course for the VCP level ?
  • How do I redeem VMware Training and Consulting Credits?
  • What are the class room timings?
  • How does a live-online class differ from a standard classroom delivery?
  • When and where can I write exam? What is validity of exam voucher?
  • Who would be the trainer?
  • What do I get as part of training and is the training practical?
  • How do I pay?
  • What are your cancellation & refund policy?

Yes. VCA certification does not count towards the VCP requirements. You will still need to complete a qualifying course and pass the relevant exam(s).

VMware Consulting and Training Credits are pre-paid services dollars which can be redeemed for any combination of VMware packaged consulting, custom consulting or training. Credits provide customers with the flexibility to allocate budget for services and use the services when needed. To redeem credits for education classes, follow the standard registration process. When the payment question comes up, select pay with PSO credits. More information will be provided by contacting our representative.

Class timings are 9:30 am to 5:30 pm(IST)

Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

Exams can be taken in any PearsonVUE centres in India. Validity is 1 year from date of purchase.

All our trainers are VMware Certified Instructors. Our representatives will share the trainer profile once you start interacting with them.

Class will be 50:50 mixture of theory and practical. You will get class id, labs soft copy of courseware and participation certificate from VMware.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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