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Delivery Methods
Instructor-led training
Onsite training
Course Duration
Four days of instructor-led training.
40% lecture, 60% hands-on lab
Target Audience
Consultants, systems engineers, datacenter administrators, and cloud administrators
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V4.1 or V5.0]
VMware vCloud Director: Essentials/Fundamentals [V1.5]
Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking
VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification is strongly recommended

Course Overview
This intensive four-day, instructor-led course demonstrates to technical personnel how to deploy VMware vCloud® for a public, private, or hybrid cloud environment and manage the ongoing operation of the deployment. The course focuses on the private and public vCloud solutions but also includes information on how this approach supports a hybrid solution.

Course Objectives
At the end of this course, you should understand the features and operation of VMware vCloud® Director™ and be able to do the following:
Deploy vCloud Director
Manage vCloud Director to satisfy private, public, and hybrid cloud business needs
Configure VMware vSphere® storage to enable multiple tiers in provider virtual datacenters
Create and manage vCloud Director organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs
Create and manage vCloud Director catalogs
Configure networking for organizations and vApps
Connect organizations with VPN tunnels and static routes
Interface vCloud Director to OpenLDAP and Microsoft Active Directory servers
Configure network security between vCloud Director vApps and organizations with VMware vShield Edge™ firewalls
Use VMware vCenter Chargeback™ to meter vCloud Director resources
Understand the interactions between VMware vSphere Distributed Resources Scheduler clusters and vCloud Director.


Vcloud Training Syllabus
Course Introduction 7
Review course goals
Review course objectives
Review the course outline
Recognize VMware vCloud Director ssentials/Fundamentals
course elements

VMware vCloud Director Architecture and Components 8
Describe how VMware products use the cloud computing
Review vCloud Director components and explain their functions
Examine how to charge for resources
Determine the licensing needs

Installing VMware vCloud Director 9
Describe the required prerequisites for a vCloud Director
Install vCloud Director

VMware vCloud Director Networking 10
Describe the network types available in vCloud Director
Discuss the organization and vApp network traffic choices
Describe the function of network pools
Explain how to share content between organizations and vApps
Share content in private, public, and hybrid clouds

VMware vCloud Director Providers 11
Identify storage resources for vCloud Director
Configure and manage storage for providers
Examine provider space allocation to an organization
Recognize Storage vMotion issues
Manage storage requirements for linked clones and shadow
virtual machines

VMware vCloud Director Organizations 12
Create and manage organizations
Recognize resource allocations for an organization
Create and manage catalogs

Monitoring VMware vCloud Components
Monitor usage information at provider and organization virtual
Analyze vCloud Director logs to monitor vCloud Director cells
Cloud Connectivity
Configure Basic Firewalls in vCloud Director
Describe a Network Troubleshooting Methodology
Configure VPN Tunnels in vCloud Director
Configure Static Routes in vCloud Director
Describe VMware vCloud® Connector

VMware vCloud Security
Identify authentication and authorization tasks
Describe and configure LDAP integration
Describe single sign-on

Cost Analysis and Reporting with VMware vCenter
Recognize which elements vCenter Chargeback meters for
vCloud Director
Describe how cost models are used to generate reports
Summarize the function of each of the vCenter Chargeback
architecture components
Identify how to generate reports
Generate different reports based on business needs
Managing Cloud Resources
Understand and identify how vSphere fulfills vCloud Director
Manage provider and organization virtual datacenters

Managing vSphere Resources
Manage VMware vCenter Server™ instances
Manage VMware ESXi™ hosts
Manage vSphere datastores
Manage stranded items
Configure and manage resource pools at the vSphere level

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