VMware Cloud Foundation: Management and Operations [V4.0]

Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours)

VMware Cloud Foundation: Management and Operations [V4.0] Course Overview:

Enroll in the 3-day VMware Cloud Foundation: Management and Operations [V4.0] training course offered by TrainCrest. This comprehensive course focuses on equipping participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively manage and operate hybrid and cloud infrastructures using VMware Cloud Foundation™.

Throughout the training, a combination of hands-on labs and interactive lectures will provide a deep understanding of the architecture of VMware vCloud Foundation. The course covers various topics, including licensing, certificates, VMware vSAN™, maintenance, and multi-instancing.

Additionally, the course delves into workload domains, workload migration, availability, and troubleshooting. Participants will gain practical experience and insights into managing workload domains, ensuring high availability, and troubleshooting common issues.

By completing this training course, you will possess the expertise to manage and operate VMware Cloud Foundation effectively. You will understand the architecture, configuration, and maintenance aspects of VMware vCloud Foundation. Furthermore, you will learn about workload migration, ensuring availability, and troubleshooting techniques.

Enroll today to enhance your skills in managing and operating VMware Cloud Foundation. This course is suitable for IT professionals, system administrators, and cloud administrators looking to expand their knowledge and proficiency in managing hybrid and cloud infrastructures. By gaining expertise in VMware Cloud Foundation, you will be better equipped to optimize and streamline your organization’s infrastructure operations.

Target Audience:

This training course is recommended for experienced system administrators, system integrators, and consultants responsible for implementing and managing VMware Cloud Foundation

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe VMware Cloud Foundation architecture
  • Use SDDC Manager to perform operational tasks
  • Describe user roles in VMware Cloud Foundation and VMware vSphere®
  • Manage users and passwords using VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Manage certificate rotation for VMware Cloud Foundation components
  • Use Active Directory integration to automate certificate generation and rotation
  • Describe workload domains
  • Manage workload domains in VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Manage VMware NSX-T™ for VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Describe use cases for Application Virtual Networks (AVNs)
  • Meet VMware vSphere® with Kubernetes requirements
  • Deploy a vSphere with Kubernetes enabled workload domain
  • Manage vSAN storage in a workload domain
  • Create vSAN storage policies
  • Describe Cloud Native storage
  • Describe the importance of business continuity measures in VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Plan appropriate backup and restore workflows for VMware Cloud Foundation components
  • Implement stretched clusters in VMware Cloud Foundation workload domains

 Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Describe the VMware Cloud Foundation 4 solution
  • Describe VMware Cloud Foundation 4 architecture
  • Identify VMware Cloud Foundation 4 components
  • Describe VMware Cloud Foundation 4 topology
  • Define VMware Cloud Foundation 4 terminology
  • Integrate VMware Cloud Foundation with VMwarevCenter® Single Sign-On
  • Configure user accounts in VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Manage passwords in VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Describe the two roles in VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Add license keys to the VMware Cloud Foundation inventory
  • Assign license keys
  • Remove license keys
  • Replace expiring licenses
  • Define a workload domain
  • Create, scale, and delete workload domains
  • Describe use cases for multiple clusters in a workload domain
  • Manage storage options for workload domains
  • Plan and implement network pools for consumption by workload domains
  • Compare multiple workload domains and multicluster options
  • Discuss NSX-T automation in VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Discuss NSX-T in the Management Domain
  • Learn About Application Virtual Networks (AVNs)
  • Use of AVNs in the Deployment Parameter Sheet
  • Learn other AVN uses
  • Use SDDC Manager to automate NSX edge cluster deployment
  • Describe vSphere with Tanzu
  • Describe vSphere with Tanzu containers, pods, and supervisor clusters
  • Configure Namespaces
  • Implement vSphere with Tanzu in a VMware Cloud Foundation workload domain
  • Identify vSAN architecture and components
  • Discuss how to scale vSAN clusters in VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Explain how storage policies work with VMware Cloud Foundation vSAN clusters
  • Discuss external storage as supplemental storage
  • Describe Cloud Native Storage
  • Describe vSphere with Tanzu for Cloud Native Storage consumption
  • Describe the initial deployment state of certificates
  • Manage SDDC certificate rotation
  • Describe certificate creation options
  • Describe certificate rotation using Active Directory
  • Use SDDC Manager to create Certificate Signing Requests (CSRs)
  • Describe the role of SDDC Manager in life cycle management
  • Describe the different LCM options available in VMware Cloud Foundation 4
  • Describe the upgrade prerequisites and upgrade precheck process
  • Upgrade VMware Cloud Foundation software and components
  • Describe the role of VMware vRealize® Suite Lifecycle Manager™
  • Use SOS commands to perform health checks and log bundle operations.
  • Create service requests using best practices
  • Troubleshoot failed workflows using log files and token IDs
  • Restart services using the correct procedures

This class requires system administration experience with VMware vSphere deployments or completion of one of the following courses:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
  •  VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale

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