IT TRAINING

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

In this course you will learn how to install, configure and manage VMware vSphere as well as how to use VMware vRealize Operations Manager as a forensic and predictive tools.

Topics covered in this course include VMware ESXi 5.x, VMware vCenter Server 5.x and vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.

Bittnet carries out VMware trainings through authorized partners.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at system administrators and consultants whose responsibilities include customizing vRealize Operations Manager content.

what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion you will know how to:

  • 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
Prerequisites

Prerequisite
Students need to have:

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

Course Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

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

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

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

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

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

Tags, Applications, and Object Groups

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

Policies

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

Custom Alert Definitions

  • Create symptom definitions
  • Create recommendations and use actions
  • Create notifications
  • Create alert definitions

Custom Views

  • Describe the different types of views
  • Create views

Custom Dashboards

  • Create custom dashboards
  • Configure widgets and widget interactions
  • Configure dashboard navigation
  • Manage dashboards

Super Metrics

  • Create super metrics
  • Enable super metrics in policies

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

Management Packs

  • Describe management packs that are available to the environment
  • Install and configure a management pack

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

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

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