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This five-day course on VMware vRealize Operations covers advanced capabilities like customizing alerts, reports, views, and dashboards and explains the architecture and alternative ways of deploying VMware vRealize® operations. This course explains certificates, capacity concepts, and workload optimization with real-world use cases and covers troubleshooting using dashboards and how-to manage compliance and configurations. The course also covers management packs like those for or in the SDDC Management Health solution, Storage Devices Management Pack, and AWS Management Pack. 

In general, this course explains how to use and configure most of the new features and enhancements in vRealize version 8.0.

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

  • Identify features and benefits of VMware vRealize® OperationsTM 
  • Design, size, and deploy a vRealize Operations cluster 
  • Identify the types of nodes and their roles in a vRealize Operations cluster 
  • Recognize how to use vRealize Operations components to build scalability and availability 
  • Use interface features to assess and troubleshoot operational issues 
  • Create policies to meet the operational needs of your environment 
  • Recognize effective ways to optimize performance, capacity, and cost in data centers 
  • Troubleshoot and manage issues and configurations using alerts and dashboards 
  • Use Telegraf to monitor operating systems and applications 
  • Create custom alert definitions, reports, and views 
  • Create custom dashboards using the dashboard creation canvas 
  • Configure widgets and widget interactions for dashboards 
  • Create super metrics 
  • Set up users and user groups for controlled access to your environment 
  • Extend the capabilities of vRealize Operations by adding management packs and configuring solutions 
  • Monitor the health of the vRealize Operations cluster by using self-monitoring dashboards
  • Experienced system administrators and system integrators, and consultants responsible for designing, implementing and customizing vRealize Operations content
This class requires completion of one of the following courses:

Course Modules 

Course Introduction

  •  Introductions and course logistics 
  • Course objectives 

User Interface Enhancements 

  • Describe how to use vRealize Operations to manage the software-defined data center 
  • Identify features and benefits of vRealize Operations

Deploying vRealize Operations 

  • Design and size a vRealize Operations cluster 
  • Install a vRealize Operations cluster 
  • Configure a vRealize Operations cluster for high availability 
  • Describe different vRealize Operations deployment scenarios 
  • Describe how to use vRealize Lifecycle Manager to deploy vRealize Operations

vRealize Operations Architecture and Certificates 

  • Describe the functions of the components in a vRealize Operations node 
  • Identify the types of nodes and their roles in a vRealize Operations cluster 
  • Recognize how a node’s components interact to achieve scalability and availability 
  • Identify ways that data is collected and analyzed by vRealize Operations 
  • Describe vRealize Operations certificates

vRealize Operations Concepts and Policies 

  • Identify the tasks that can be performed in the administration and product user interfaces 
  • Describe dashboards and their usage 
  • Use tags to group objects 
  • Create policies for various types of workloads 
  • Explain how policy inheritance works

Performance Optimization 

  • Assess the performance of your environment to determine which data centers need optimization 
  • Define the business and operational intents for a given data center
  • Automate the process of optimizing and balancing the workloads in data centers 
  • Report on the results of optimization efforts

Capacity Optimization and Costing 

  • Define capacity planning terms 
  • Understand capacity planning models 
  • Assess the overall capacity of a data center and identify optimization recommendations 
  • Recognize options for rightsizing virtual machines (VMs) 
  • Run what-if scenarios for adding workloads to a data center 
  • Run what-if scenarios to plan the migration of workloads to the public cloud

Managing Configurations and Troubleshooting Pillars 

  • Recognize how to troubleshoot issues by monitoring alerts 
  • Use step-by-step workflows to troubleshoot different vSphere objects 
  • Assess your environment’s compliance to standards 
  • View the configurations of VMware vSphere® objects in your environment

Operating System and Application Monitoring 

  • Recognize how the Service Discovery manager and Telegraf fits into the vRealize Operations OS and app monitoring 
  • Deploy the Application remote collector 
  • Monitor the operating system and applications by using Telegraf

Custom Alert Definition 

  • Create symptom definitions 
  • Create recommendations, actions, and notifications 
  • Create alert definitions that monitor resource demand in hosts and VMs

Custom Views and Reports 

  • Build and use custom views in your environment 
  • Create custom reports for presenting data about your environment
    Custom Views and Reports 

Custom Dashboards 

  • Create dashboards that use predefined and custom widgets 
  • Configure widgets to interact with other widgets and other dashboards 
  • Configure the Scoreboard widget to use a metric configuration file 
  • Manage dashboards by grouping dashboards and sharing dashboards with users 

Super Metrics 

  • Recognize different types of super metrics 
  • Create super metrics and associate them with objects 
  • Enable super metrics in policies 

User Access Control 

  • Recognize how users are authorized to access objects 
  • Determine privilege priorities when a user has multiple privileges 
  • Import users and user groups from an LDAP source 

Extending and Managing a vRealize Operations Deployment 

  • Identify the management packs that are available to your environment 
  • Install and configure a management pack 
  • Monitor the health of a vRealize Operations cluster 
  • Generate a support bundle 
  • View vRealize Operations logs and audit reports 
  • Perform vRealize Operations cluster management tasks



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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?
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  • Who would be the trainer?
  • What do I get as part of training and is the training practical?
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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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