This course, equivalent to 4 days of training, is for users of the VMware vRealize Operations Cloud product version. It includes how to use advanced capabilities like customizing alerts, views, reports, and dashboards and explains the architecture in VMware vRealize® Operations™.
This course explains certificates, capacity concepts, and workload optimization with real-world use cases. This course covers troubleshooting using dashboards and how to manage compliance and configurations. This course also covers several management packs and introduces VMware vRealize® Operations Cloud™.
In general, this course explains how to use and configure most of the new features and enhancements in version 8.1 and 8.2.
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Identify features and benefits of vRealize Operations
Use interface features to assess and troubleshoot operational issues
Create policies to meet the operational needs of your environment
Recognize effective ways to optimize performance, capacity, and cost in data centers
Troubleshoot and manage issues and configurations using alerts and dashboards
List the application monitoring enhancements
Create custom alert definitions, reports, and views
Create custom dashboards using the dashboard creation canvas
Configure widgets and widget interactions for dashboards
Create super metrics
Set up users and user groups for controlled access to your environment
Extend the capabilities of vRealize Operations by adding management packs and configuring solutions
Monitor the health of the vRealize Operations cluster by using self-monitoring dashboards
Discuss the vRealize Operations Cloud features
Who Can Benefit
vRealize Operations Cloud customers including experienced system administrators, system integrators, and consultants responsible for designing, implementing, and customizing vRealize Operations.
This class requires system administration experience with VMware vSphere® deployments or completion of one of the following courses:
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7]
VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7]
VMware vSphere 7.0 U1
VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ 8.2
Introduction and course logistics
vRealize Operations Concepts
Identify the components of the product UI
Use tags to group objects
Use applications to group objects
Certificate Management and Policies
Describe vRealize Operations certificates
Create policies for various types of workloads
Explain how policy inheritance works
Introduction to performance optimization
Define the business and operational intentions for a given data center
Automate the process of optimizing and balancing the workloads in data centers
Report on the results of optimization efforts
Capacity and Cost Optimization
Define capacity planning terms
Understand capacity planning models
Assess the overall capacity of a data center and identify optimization recommendations
Recognize options for rightsizing virtual machines (VMs)
Run what-if scenarios for adding workloads to a data center
Run what-if scenarios to plan the migration of workloads to the public cloud
Assess the cost of your datacenter inventory
Troubleshooting and Managing Configuration
Describe the troubleshooting workbench
Recognize how to troubleshoot issues by monitoring alerts
Use 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
Operating System and Application Monitoring
Recognize how the Service Discovery manager and Telegraf fit into the vRealize Operations OS and app monitoring
Deploy the application remote collector
Monitor the operating system and applications by using Telegraf
Custom Alert Definition
Create symptom definitions
Create recommendations, actions, and notifications
Create alert definitions that monitor resource demand in hosts and VMs
Custom Views and Reports
Build and use custom views in your environment
Create custom reports for presenting data about your environment
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
Recognize different types of super metrics
Create super metrics and associate them with objects
Enable super metrics in policies
User Access Control
Recognize how users are authorized to access objects
Determine privilege priorities when a user has multiple privileges
Import users and user groups from an LDAP source
Extending and Managing a vRealize Operations Deployment
Identify the management packs that are available to your environment
Monitor the health of a vRealize Operations cluster
Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.
Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?
Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.
How can someone reach me during class?
If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.
What languages are used to deliver training?
Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.
What does GTR stand for?
GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
Does ExitCertified deliver group training?
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
What does vendor-authorized training mean?
As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.
Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?
It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.
How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?
We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.
Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?
ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.
Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?
Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.
Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?
We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth. We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.
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Will I get access to content after I complete a course?
You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.
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