This two-day course introduces the concepts and architecture of VMware Cloud Foundation� to prepare students for a successful deployment. This course explains how to design and size your infrastructure for the management components and for workload domains in preparing for VMware Cloud Foundation deployment. This course provides instruction on planning and designing the physical network, a key preparatory step for VMware Cloud Foundation. This course describes how to plan for, and execute, the VMware Cloud Foundation bring-up process and explains how to image VMware ESXi� hosts for use in VMware Cloud Foundation using the VMware Imaging Appliance. Live labs provide hands-on experience to help understand key course objectives.
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 vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7] � VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Manage [V3.0] Experience with VMware NSX� Data Center for vSphere� or VMware NSX-T� Data Center is also recommended.
2 Days/Lecture & Lab
Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives: � Describe VMware Cloud Foundation architecture � Determine appropriate Management Domain and Workload Domain sizing � 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 � Use the deployment parameter sheet to define infrastructure details � Perform VMware Cloud Foundation bring up � Describe physical and virtual networking considerations � Outline VMware Cloud Foundation storage options � Plan for solution integration with VMware Cloud Foundation � Use the VMware Imaging Appliance to image ESXi hosts � Describe VMware Cloud Foundation multi-instance federation