VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V9.x]

In this five-day course, you will focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud Director® 9.x for service providers. You will learn about self-service provisioning, the creation of organizations, virtual data centers (VDCs), and catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, and on-demand VMware NSX® networks, as well as the integrated use of VMware vSAN™. This course also covers interfacing vCloud Director with other systems through the use of various APIs and the integration and use of VMware vCloud® Availability for vCloud Director® and VMware vCloud® Director Extender™.

Audience:

Cloud architects, systems engineers, data center administrators, and cloud administrators with experience in a service provider or managed services environment.

Prerequisites:

This course requires completion of the following course:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] or equivalent knowledge

Completion of the following eLearning courses is recommended:

  • VMware vCloud Director: Fundamentals [V8.x]
  • VMware Virtual SAN: Fundamentals [V6.x]
  • VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals

Substantial knowledge of TCP/IP networking is helpful.

Objectives:

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

  • Deploy vCloud Director
  • Manage vCloud Director to satisfy service provider needs
  • Create and manage vCloud Director organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs
  • Create and manage vCloud Director catalogs
  • Transfer virtual machine workloads from VMware vSphere® into and out of vCloud Director
  • Configure networking for organizations and vApps with the help of NSX
  • Use NSX to create hybrid cloud connectivity between public clouds and private clouds
  • Discuss various customer onboarding scenarios involving vCloud Director
  • Configure the integration with vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
  • Use vCloud Director Extender for hybrid cloud setup and onboarding

Read the official course description here:
VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V9.x]

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