VMware vRealize Operations for Operators [V6.x]

Course Details
Code: EDU-VROPSOP6X-EL
Tuition (USD): $1,700.00 • Self Paced (30 days)

This two-day course is designed for data center operators who are responsible for the day-to-day management of a VMware vSphere® environment using VMware vRealize® Operations™. This course will teach you how to use vRealize Operations as a forensic and predictive tool. The course is based on VMware ESXi™ 6.5, VMware vCenter Server® 6.5, and vRealize Operations 6.6. 
Note: If you have taken the VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage course, duplicate content makes this course unsuitable for you.
Product Alignment

  • vRealize Operations 6.6
  • ESXi 6.5
  • vCenter Server 6.5
This two-day course is designed for data center operators who are responsible for the day-to-day management of a VMware vSphere® environment using VMware vRealize® Operations™. This course will teach you how to use vRealize Operations as a forensic and predictive tool. The course is based on VMware ESXi™ 6.5, VMware vCenter Server® 6.5, and vRealize Operations 6.6. 
Note: If you have taken the VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage course, duplicate content makes this course unsuitable for you.
Product Alignment
  • vRealize Operations 6.6
  • ESXi 6.5
  • vCenter Server 6.5

VMware On Demand is a robust, self-paced learning solution delivering modular training combined with hands-on practice labs, giving you a powerful alternative to traditional classroom training.
  • Compelling: Interactive modules with labs that build as you progress
  • Comprehensive: Rich content equivalent to classroom training that meets certification course requirements, including final assessments. Some courses also include bonus items like exam vouchers
  • Convenient: 30 days to access the content multiple times at your pace

Intended Audience
Operators responsible for the day-to-day operation of a vSphere environment

Prerequisites
This class requires completion of one of the following courses, or system administration experience with vSphere deployments:
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale

Objectives
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
  • Navigate the VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ user interface
  • Use views and reports to gather information about the environment
  • Use alerts and analysis badges to troubleshoot common and complex vSphere operational issues
  • Monitor capacity risk and infrastructure utilization, and perform capacity planning and what-if analyses
  • Use tags and groups to logically organize objects, for example, by application, by organization, or by location
  • Configure policies to meet the operational needs of your environment
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. vRealize Operations User Interface
    • Navigate the main areas of the user interface
    • Explain the importance of inventory trees
    • View widgets and dashboards on the Home page
    • View inventory trees and objects on the Environment page
  4. vRealize Operations Concepts
    • Use views to gather information about the environment
    • Create reports about the environment
    • Explain how data is collected and analyzed by vRealize Operations
    • List the functions of the analytics component
    • Discuss key indicators in the user interface that provide warnings about potential problems
    • Use alerts to identify root causes for performance, capacity, and utilization problems
    • Use symptoms to indicate a potential problem
    • Use badges to visually analyze your environment to identify good or bad conditions for the entire environment
  5. Troubleshooting System Health Issues
    • Discuss the process for troubleshooting system health problems
    • Troubleshoot system health alerts
    • Troubleshoot a user’s performance problem
    • Use health weather maps and heat maps to monitor system health
  6. Capacity Planning
    • Define capacity planning terminology
    • Discuss capacity planning models
    • Monitor for capacity risk in the environment
    • Troubleshoot risk issues
    • Troubleshoot efficiency issues
    • Identify ways to optimize resource use
    • Use projects to perform what-if scenarios
  7. Tags, Application Groups, and Custom Object Groups
    • Use tags and applications to group objects
    • Create custom object groups in the environment
  8. Policies
    • List guidelines for customizing vRealize Operations  
    • Import and export content
    • Create policies for various types of workloads
    • Explain how policy inheritance works

Who Can Benefit

Operators responsible for the day-to-day operation of a vSphere environment

Course Details

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

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

vRealize Operations User Interface

  • Navigate the main areas of the user interface
  • Explain the importance of inventory trees
  • View widgets and dashboards on the Home page
  • View inventory trees and objects on the Environment page

vRealize Operations Concepts

  • Use views to gather information about the environment
  • Create reports about the environment
  • Explain how data is collected and analyzed by vRealize Operations
  • List the functions of the analytics component
  • Discuss key indicators in the user interface that provide warnings about potential problems
  • Use alerts to identify root causes for performance, capacity, and utilization problems
  • Use symptoms to indicate a potential problem
  • Use badges to visually analyze your environment to identify good or bad conditions for the entire environment

Troubleshooting System Health Issues

  • Discuss the process for troubleshooting system health problems
  • Troubleshoot system health alerts
  • Troubleshoot a user’s performance problem
  • Use health weather maps and heat maps to monitor system health

Capacity Planning

  • Define capacity planning terminology
  • Discuss capacity planning models
  • Monitor for capacity risk in the environment
  • Troubleshoot risk issues
  • Troubleshoot efficiency issues
  • Identify ways to optimize resource use
  • Use projects to perform what-if scenarios

Tags, Application Groups, and Custom Object Groups

  • Use tags and applications to group objects
  • Create custom object groups in the environment

Policies

  • List guidelines for customizing vRealize Operations
  • Import and export content
  • Create policies for various types of workloads
  • Explain how policy inheritance works