VMware vCloud Director – Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]

In this course you will learn how to deploy and manage the operations of VMware vCloud Director for a small private cloud environment.

Topics covered in this course include private cloud in an engineering or quality assurance solution, how to install, configure and manage small private cloud using vCloud Director as well as advanced vCloud Director configurations in enterprise deployments.

Bittnet carries out VMware trainings through authorized partners.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at consultants, systems engineers, data center administrators and cloud administrators.

what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion you will know how to:
Deploy vCloud Director
Manage vCloud Director to satisfy small private cloud business needs
Configure VMware vSphere® storage to enable multiple tiers in provider virtual data centers
Create and manage vCloud Director organizations and VMware vSphere® vApps™ to satisfy business needs
Create and manage vCloud Director catalogs
Configure networking for organizations and vApps
Create an interface between vCloud Director and Microsoft Active Directory servers
Understand the interactions between VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters and vCloud Director


Students need to have:
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.0]
VMware vCloud Director: Essentials/Fundamentals [V5.1]
Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking

Course outline

Course Outline

Course Introduction
Review course goals
Review course objectives
Review the course outline
Recognize vCloud Director Essentials/Fundamentals course elements
VMware vCloud Director Architecture and Components
Describe how VMware products use the cloud computing approach
Review vCloud Director components and explain their functions
Examine integration with other VMware products such as VMware® vCenter™ Chargeback™ and VMware® vCenter™ Operations Manager
Determine the licensing needs
VMware vCloud Networking
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
VMware vCloud Providers
Identify storage resources for vCloud Director
Configure and manage storage for providers
Examine provider space allocation to an organization
Recognize VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® issues
Manage storage requirements for linked clones and shadow virtual machines
VMware vCloud Director Organizations
Create and manage organizations
Recognize resource allocations for an organization
Create and manage catalogs
Basic Security
Describe role-based access
Create custom security roles
Describe and configure LDAP integration with Microsoft Active Directory
Describe single sign-on
Managing Cloud Resources
Understand and identify how vSphere fulfills vCloud Director requests
Manage provider and organization virtual data centers
Managing VMware 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
Monitoring VMware vCloud Components
Monitor usage information at provider and organization virtual data centers
Analyze vCloud Director logs to monitor vCloud Director cells
Organization Users
Describe the catalog tasks available to organization users of various roles
Describe the vApp tasks available to organization users in various roles
VMware vCloud Director Installation
Describe the required prerequisites for a vCloud Director installation
Install vCloud Director.

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