VMware Cloud Foundation: Planning, Management, Operations [V4.3]

This five-day course includes instruction on the capabilities of VMware Cloud Foundation™ and how to successfully plan, deploy, manage, and operate hybrid and cloud infrastructures, including customization. The course explains the architecture of VMware Cloud Foundation and explains licensing, certificates, and storage and network management. The course also covers workload domains, availability, life cycle management, and troubleshooting.

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Digital documentation:

It is important that you use an email for the registration that you can reach during the course.

  • You will receive 4 rolling licenses - 2 for a PC/MAC, and 2 for mobile devices.
  • You will receive the e-book in advance of the course; this will allow you to read the materials before the course starts.

In general, you learn how to use and configure VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1.

Product Alignment

  • VMware Cloud Foundation 4.x
  • VMware vSphere 7
  • VMware NSX® Data Center 3.x

Audience:

Experienced system administrators, system integrators, and consultants responsible for implementing and managing VMware Cloud Foundation.

Prerequisites:

This class requires system administration experience with VMware vSphere® and VMware NSX-T Data Center deployments or completion of one of the following courses:

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7]
VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage
VMware vSAN: Management and Operations

Course objectives:

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe design implications of VMware Cloud Foundation standard or consolidated architecture
  • List requirements for VMware Cloud Foundation deployment
  • Describe the VMware Cloud Foundation bring-up process and the VMware Cloud Foundation architecture
  • Perform VMware Cloud Foundation bring-up
  • Describe physical and virtual networking considerations
  • Outline VMware Cloud Foundation storage options
  • Use the VMware Imaging Appliance to image ESXi hosts
  • Describe VMware Cloud Foundation multi-instance federation
  • Use VMware Cloud Foundation™ SDDC Manager™ to perform operational tasks
  • Describe user roles in VMware Cloud Foundation and VMware vSphere®
  • Manage users and passwords using VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Manage certificate rotation for VMware Cloud Foundation components
  • Use Active Directory integration to automate certificate generation and rotation
  • Describe workload domains
  • Manage workload domains in VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Manage VMware NSX-T™ for VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Describe use cases for Application Virtual Networks (AVNs)
  • Meet vSphere with VMware Tanzu™ requirements
  • Deploy a vSphere with Tanzu enabled workload domain
  • Manage VMware vSAN™ storage in a workload domain
  • Create vSAN storage policies
  • Describe Cloud Native storage
  • Describe the importance of business continuity measures in VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Plan appropriate backup and restore workflows for VMware Cloud Foundation components
  • Implement stretched clusters in VMware Cloud Foundation workload domains

Read the official course description:
VMware Cloud Foundation: Planning, Management, Operations [V4.3]

Certification:

This course is currently not associated with any certifications. 

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