VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0]

Course Details
Tuition (USD):
$4,625.00 • Classroom (5 days)
$3,849.62 • Classroom (5 days)

VMware vRealize™ Operations Manager™: Install, Configure, Manage is designed for experienced VMware vSphere® users and teaches how to use VMware vRealize Operations Manager as a forensic and predictive tool. The course is based on VMware ESXi™ 5.x, VMware vCenter Server™ 5.x, and vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 and includes instruction on advanced capabilities including customization and management.

Objectives:    •  Navigate the vRealize Operations Manager user interface
•  Use alerts and analysis badges to troubleshoot common and complex vSphere operational issues
•  Monitor capacity risk and infrastructure utilization
•  Perform capacity planning and what-if analyses
•  Configure policies to meet the operational needs of the environment
•  Customize vRealize Operations Manager by creating alert definitions, symptom definitions, views, reports,
   dashboards, and super metrics
•  Give users and user groups controlled access to the environment
•  Extend the capabilities of vRealize Operations Manager by adding management packs and solutions
•  Scale a vRealize Operations Manager deployment and make it highly available
•  Install and configure vRealize Operations Manager
•  Monitor and maintain a vRealize Operations Manager deployment
Intended Audience:    Experienced system administrators and system integrators, and consultants responsible for customizing vRealize Operations Manager content
Prerequisites:    Completion of the following courses:

•  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]
•  VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V5.5]

Or system administration experience with vSphere deployments
Outline:    1.Course Introduction
◦Introductions and course logistics
◦Course objectives

2.Introduction to vRealize Operations Manager
◦Describe how vRealize Operations Manager is used to manage the software-defined data center
◦Describe the features and benefits of vRealize Operations Manager

3.vRealize Operations Manager 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 Manager Concepts
◦Use views to gather information about the environment
◦Create reports about the environment
◦Explain how data is collected and analyzed by vRealize Operations Manager
◦Discuss the importance of alerts, symptoms, and badges

5.Troubleshooting System Health Issues
◦Discuss the process for troubleshooting system health issues with vRealize Operations Manager
◦Monitor alerts and troubleshoot system health issues
◦Use heat maps to monitor system health

6.Capacity Planning
◦Discuss capacity planning models
◦Assess capacity risk in the environment
◦Troubleshoot risk and efficiency issues
◦Identify ways to optimize resource utilization in the environment
◦Use projects to perform what-if scenarios

7.Tags, Applications, and Object Groups
◦Use tags and applications to group objects
◦Create custom object groups in the environment

◦List guidelines for customizing vRealize Operations Manager content
◦Create policies for different types of workloads
◦Explain how policy inheritance works

9.Custom Alert Definitions
◦Create symptom definitions
◦Create recommendations and use actions
◦Create notifications
◦Create alert definitions

10.Custom Views
◦Describe the different types of views
◦Create views

11.Custom Dashboards
◦Create custom dashboards
◦Configure widgets and widget interactions
◦Configure dashboard navigation
◦Manage dashboards

12.Super Metrics
◦Create super metrics
◦Enable super metrics in policies

13.User Access Control
◦Create local users and user groups
◦Assign roles to local users and user groups
◦Import users and user groups from an LDAP source

14.Management Packs
◦Describe management packs that are available to the environment
◦Install and configure a management pack

15.Architecture, Scalability, and Availability
◦Describe the components of a vRealize Operations Manager node
◦Describe the different roles in a vRealize Operations Manager cluster
◦Explain how a node’s components interact to achieve scalability and availability

16.Deploying vRealize Operations Manager
◦Determine how to size a vRealize Operations Manager cluster
◦Install and configure a vRealize Operations Manager cluster
◦Monitor and manage a vRealize Operations Manager cluster
Course Details
Tuition (USD):
$4,625.00 • Classroom (5 days)
$3,849.62 • Classroom (5 days)