VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.3] (VRAICM83)

Detailed Course Outline

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
vRealize Automation Overview and Architecture
  • Describe the purpose and functionality of vRealize Automation
  • Describe the vRealize Automation architecture
  • Describe the use of VMware Workspace ONE® AccessTM
  • Describe the relationship between Kubernetes clusters, containers, and vRealize Automation services
  • Describe CLI commands for vRealize Automation 8 cluster management
  • Describe Cloud Assembly
  • Describe Service Broker
  • Describe Code Stream
Installing vRealize Automation
  • List the different vRealize Automation deployment types
  • Describe the purpose of vRealize easy installer
  • Describe the vRealize Automation installation process
Authentication and Authorization
  • Identity the steps involved in integrating Workspace One with Active Directory
  • Describe features of Workspace One
  • Describe the user roles available in vRealize Automation
  • Identify the key tasks performed by each user role
  • Define custom roles
  • Configure branding and multitenancy
Basic Initial Configuration
  • Quickly create a basic configuration with a cloud account, cloud zone, project, flavor mapping, and image mapping.
VMware Cloud Templates
  • Configure and deploy a basic cloud template
  • Create cloud templates that can run on any cloud
  • Use cloudConfig to run commands, install software, and create users
  • Use YAML for inputs, variables, and conditional deployments
Tags and Storage Configuration
  • Configure tags
  • Describe different types of tags
  • Manage tags
  • Configure storage profiles
  • Use tags and storage profiles
Integrating NSX-T Data Center
  • List the capabilities and use cases of NSX-T Data Center
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center architecture and components
  • Integrate NSX-T Data Center with vRealize Automation
  • List the supported network profiles in vRealize Automation
  • Use NSX-T Data Center components to design a multitier application Cloud Template
  • Identify the network and security options available in design canvas
  • Create and manage on-demand networks and security groups
  • Configure NSX-T day 2 actions
Integrating with Public Clouds
  • Configure and use VMware Cloud Foundation accounts
  • Configure and use an AWS cloud account
  • Configure and use an Azure cloud account
  • Configure and use a Google Cloud Platform cloud account
Using Service Broker for Catalog Management
  • Release a VMware Cloud Template™
  • Define content source and content sharing
  • Define Service Broker policy enforcement
  • Use custom forms for catalog items
vRealize Automation Extensibility
  • Describe Extensibility
  • Use event topics
  • Create a subscription
  • Call a vRealize Orchestrator workflow
  • Create ABX actions
Using Code Stream
  • Introduction to Code Stream
  • The CI/CD process
  • Integrate GitLab with Code Stream and Cloud Assembly
  • Use Code Stream to install software
Using Terraform
  • Integrate Cloud Assembly with Terraform
  • Use Terraform with a VMware Cloud Template
  • Use Terraform with Code Stream
Using Kubernetes Clusters
  • Introduction to Kubernetes
  • Connect to an existing Kubernetes Cluster
  • Integrate VMware Tanzu™ Grid Integrated Edition
  • Create a Supervisor Namespace as a catalog item
Using SaltStack for Configuration Management
  • Introduction SaltStack with vRealize Automation
  • Use SaltStack for software deployment
  • Use SaltStack for configuration management
  • Use SaltStack with event-driven orchestration
vRealize Automation Troubleshooting and Integration
  • Location of logs
  • Using Activity
  • Monitoring deployment history
  • Basic troubleshooting
  • CLI commands
  • Collecting logs (VAMI console)
  • Integration with VMware vRealize® Log Insight™
  • Integration with vRealize Operations
  • Migrating vRealize Automation 7.x to 8