VMware vRealize® Operations™ - Install, Configure, Manage V7

This course, designed for experienced VMware vSphere® users, teaches you how to use VMware vRealize® Operations™ as a forensic and predictive tool. Based on VMware ESXi™ 6.7, VMware vCenter Server® 6.7, and vRealize Operations 7.0, this course includes instruction on advanced capabilities, including customization and management.

VMware vRealize® Operations™ - Install, Configure, Manage V7

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Learning Objectives

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

  • Navigate the vRealize Operations user interface
  • Use alerts and dashboards to troubleshoot common and complex vSphere operational issues
  • Assess performance and optimize workloads based on business or operational intents
  • Assess overall capacity and identify cost savings opportunities
  • Perform capacity planning and what-if analyses
  • Configure groups and policies to meet the operational needs of your environment
  • Customize vRealize Operations by creating alert definitions, symptom definitions, views, reports, dashboards, and super metrics
  • Give users and user groups controlled access to your environment
  • Monitor operating systems and applications
  • Extend the capabilities of vRealize Operations by adding management packs and solutions
  • Scale a vRealize Operations deployment and make it highly available
  • Install and configure vRealize Operations
  • Monitor and maintain a vRealize Operations deployment


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • 2 - Introduction to vRealize Operations
  • Describe how vRealize Operations is used to
  • manage the software-defined data center
  • Describe the features and benefits of vRealize
  • Operations
  • 3 - 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 VMware vRealize® Suite Lifecycle
  • Manager™ can be used to deploy vRealize
  • Operations
  • 4 - vRealize Operations Concepts
  • Navigate the main pages of the product user
  • interface
  • Use the product UI and the admin UI
  • Use tags, applications, and groups to group
  • related objects in the environment
  • 5 - vRealize Operations Architecture
  • Describe the function of the components in a
  • node
  • Describe the roles in a vRealize Operations
  • cluster
  • Explain how a node’s components interact to
  • achieve scalability and availability
  • Explain how data is collected and analyzed by
  • vRealize Operations
  • List the functions of the analytics component
  • 6 - Performance Optimization
  • Assess the performance of your environment to
  • determine which data centers need optimization
  • Define the business and operational intents for
  • your data centers
  • Automate the process of optimizing and balancing
  • workloads in your data centers
  • Report on the results of your optimization efforts
  • 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
  • Use symptoms to indicate a potential issue
  • Use badges to visually analyze your environment
  • to identify good or bad conditions for the entire
  • environment
  • 7 - Capacity Optimization
  • Define capacity planning terminology and
  • capacity planning models
  • Assess the overall capacity of a data center and
  • provide optimization recommendations
  • Use what-if scenarios to plan for future capacity
  • requirements
  • Assess the cost of running the data centers in
  • your environment
  • 8 - Troubleshooting and Managing Configurations
  • Use predefined step-by-step workflows to
  • troubleshoot different vSphere objects
  • Assess your environment’s compliance to
  • standards
  • View the configurations of vSphere objects in
  • your environment
  • Describe how logs can be accessed by
  • integrating vRealize Operations with VMware
  • vRealize® Log Insight™
  • Use inventory trees on the Environment page to
  • monitor vSphere objects
  • Monitor the performance of the vRealize
  • Operations instance
  • 9 - Operating System and Application Monitoring
  • Deploy the Endpoint Operations Management
  • agent
  • Monitor operating systems by viewing the metrics
  • collected by the Endpoint Operations
  • Management agent
  • Describe how Wavefront integrates with vRealize
  • Operations
  • 10 - Policies
  • Create policies for various types of workloads
  • Explain how policy inheritance works
  • 11 - Custom Alert Definitions
  • Create symptom definitions
  • Create recommendations, actions, and
  • notifications
  • Create alert definitions that monitor resource
  • demand in hosts and VMs
  • 12 - Views and Reports
  • Build and use custom views in your environment
  • Create custom reports for presenting data about
  • your environment
  • 13 - 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
  • 14 - Super Metrics
  • Create super metrics and associate them with
  • vSphere objects
  • Enable super metrics in policies
  • 15 - User Access Control
  • Explain how users are authorized to access
  • objects
  • Explain how privileges are prioritized when a user
  • has multiple privileges
  • Create local users and user groups
  • Import users and user groups from an LDAP
  • Source
  • 16 - Extending and Managing a vRealize
  • Operations Deployment
  • Explore the management packs that are available
  • to your environment
  • Install and configure a management pack
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is intended for experienced system administrators and system integrators, and consultants responsible for customizing vRealize Operations content.

    Other Prerequisites

    This class requires completion of one of the following courses:

    VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x]

    VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.x]

    Or system administration experience with vSphere deployments

    VMware vRealize® Operations™ - Install, Configure, Manage V7

    Call | This course is VMware-Eligible
    Course Length : 5 Days

    There are currently no scheduled dates for this course. Please contact us for more information.

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