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™. Product Alignment • vCloud Director 9.x • vCloud Availability for vCloud Director 2.0 • vCloud Director Extender 1.0 • vSphere 6.x and later • NSX 6.x and later
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.
Cloud architects, systems engineers, data center administrators, and cloud administrators with experience in a service provider or managed services environment.
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 a public cloud and a private cloud • Discuss various customer onboarding scenarios with vCloud Director • Configure the integration with vCloud Availability for vCloud Director • Use vCloud Director Extender for hybrid cloud setup and onboarding