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VMware vCloud Automation Center 6.0: Install, Configure, Manage (VCACICM)

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1. Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course outline
  • Course goals
  • Course objectives

2. VMware vCloud Automation Center Architecture and Components

  • Explain the architecture for deploying vCloud Automation Center to manage a multivendor cloud
  • Explain the components involved in a single vendor cloud infrastructure using vCloud Director and VMware vSphere®
  • Define the ports associated with the communication among vCloud Automation Center components
  • Understand and customize the elements of the vCloud Automation Center administration console

3. VMware vCloud Automation Center Architecture and Components

  • Explain the role of Distributed Execution Managers and agents
  • Explain the types of agents and agent relationships

4. VMware vCloud Automation Center Configuration, Provisioning, and Management

  • Understand the relationships among vCloud Automation Center entities
  • Identify and configure vCloud Automation Center endpoints
  • Demonstrate how vCloud Automation Center discovers compute resources from VMware, Microsoft, Citrix, and Amazon
  • Explain provisioning groups, enterprise groups, blueprints, and reservations for compute resources

5. VMware vCloud Automation Center Self-Service Portal

  • Review the installation requirements and process for the self-service portal
  • Use the Self-Service portal to provision machines from virtual, cloud, and physical resources
  • Review provisioning requests

6. Managing and Monitoring vCloud Automation Center Resources

  • Identify, verify, and reclaim inactive and abandoned resources
  • Monitor vCloud Automation Center resources with the administration portal
  • Monitor vCloud Automation Center resources with the report portal

7. VMware vCloud Automation Center Models and Workflows

  • Review Windows Workflow Foundation
  • Define and demonstrate default vCloud Automation Center workflows
  • Explain how to use VMware® vCenter™ Orchestrator™ workflows from vCloud Automation Center

8. VMware vCloud Automation Center Installation and Upgrade

  • Review vCloud Automation Center interoperability
  • Explain vCloud Automation Center installation prerequisites
  • Identify vCloud Automation Center component installers
  • Identify the vCloud Automation Center installation procedure