VMware Certified vCenter Configuration Manager for Virtual Infrastructure and OS Management Training

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This course builds your skills with VMware vCenter Configuration Manager. It provides the participant the knowledge and skills to install and configure vCenter Configuration Manager, navigate the user interface, manage compliance, and perform administrative and configuration tasks against your physical and virtual infrastructure.

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Course Description

Overview

This hands-on training course builds your skills with VMware vCenter Configuration Manager. It provides you with the knowledge and skills to install and configure vCenter Configuration Manager navigate the user interface manage compliance and perform administrative and configuration tasks against your physical and virtual infrastructure. You learn how to manage Active Directory (AD) create and use compliance templates use vCenter Configuration Manager for patching deploy operating systems and Windows software applications and use vCenter Configuration Manager tools to download import and export compliance templates and view and collect debug information.

Objective

At the end of vCenter Configuration Manager for Virtual Infrastructure and OS Management training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the position of vCenter Configuration Manager in the VMware management solution set.
  • Recognize the role of vCenter Configuration Manager in enterprise configuration and change and compliance management.
  • Use the vCenter Configuration Manager console to configure vCenter Configuration Manager for management of VMware vSphere systems.
  • Use the vCenter Configuration Manager console to configure vCenter Configuration Manager for physical and guest operating system management.
  • Navigate the vCenter Configuration Manager console.
  • Collect data from vSphere systems from the vCenter Configuration Manager console.
  • Manage vSphere system compliance with vCenter Configuration Manager.
  • Generate reports in vCenter Configuration Manager.
  • Create custom reports in the vCenter Configuration Manager console.
  • Perform vCenter Configuration Manager administration tasks to manage vCenter Configuration Manager setup and collection of data, user access, jobs, and alerts.
  • Discuss the installation options for vCenter Configuration Manager and perform a basic installation.
  • Use vCenter Configuration Manager Patching to patch physical and guest operating systems.
  • Configure and use an operating system provisioning server to provision Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Provision software applications on Windows machines.
  • Identify changes in the VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite including new products and packaging in a high-level overview.
  • Articulate the use case for the new integration with VMware vCenter Operations Manager to maintain a compliant infrastructure.
  • Learn about the improvements in change log and report management.

Suggested Audience -

  • Virtual infrastructure administrator
  • IT managers

Duration - 5 Days

Prerequisites

  • Experience in performing basic administration tasks on VMware ESXi hosts, VMware vCenter Server, VMware vCloud Director, VMware vShield, and virtual machines
  • System administration experience in a Windows, Linux, or Solaris environment

Course Curriculum

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  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • vCenter Configuration Manager overview
  • Provide a high-level overview of vCenter Configuration Manager and its position in the VMware management solution set
  • Discuss some of the common challenges customers face in IT configuration, compliance, and change management
  • Describe the key features of vCenter Configuration Manager and how they benefit IT departments managing configuration, compliance, and change
  • Understand the system architecture
  • Describe and discuss the CARMA concept
  • Describe the database
  • Describe the collector
  • Describe the processes
  • Identify and use vCenter Configuration Manager user interface components
  • Describe and configure management agents
  • Add and configure settings for vCenter Server, vCloud Director, and vShield systems
  • License vSphere systems
  • Collect data from vSphere systems
  • Manage certificates
  • Set up an alternative Managing Agent machine
  • Manage UNIX/Linux machines
  • Work with ignored machines and machine snapshots
  • Work with machine collection status and the machine collection log
  • Work with machine groups
  • View dashboards
  • View and manage alerts
  • Use change management in the virtual infrastructure
  • Use the Virtual Infrastructure node
  • Dashboards
  • Change management (for physical or guest operating system)
  • Windows and UNIX remote commands
  • Overview of enterprise applications
  • Operating System node and subnodes
  • Security node and subnodes
  • Directory Services node and subnodes
  • Describe compliance analysis
  • Create a rule group
  • Create a rule group filter
  • Create a rule group compliance condition
  • Create and run a compliance template
  • Configure vCenter Configuration Manager for AD collections
  • Collect and analyze AD data
  • Work with AD compliance
  • List vSphere system???related reports available in vCenter Configuration Manager
  • Generate custom reports with the Report wizard
  • Manage reports
  • Work with general settings
  • Configure settings for integration with vCenter Operations Manager and the vCenter Configuration Manager plug-in in VMware vSphere Client Configure virtualization settings
  • Work with general settings
  • Work with Asset Extension settings
  • Configure UNIX settings
  • Configure AD settings
  • Configure Windows settings
  • Configure with vCenter Configuration Manager for AD
  • Configure for network authorities
  • Describe collection filters
  • Create collection filters
  • Create collection filter sets and collection filter set groups
  • Discuss how vCenter Configuration Manager access is controlled by access rules and roles
  • Create access rules and use them in a role
  • Manage access rules and roles
  • Add and manage vCenter Configuration Manager logins
  • Describe the function of Job Manager
  • View a running job
  • Add a job
  • Schedule a job
  • Edit a job
  • Add an alert rule
  • Discuss and enter alert configuration
  • Describe the vCenter Configuration Manager patching process
  • Access patching requirements for a machine group
  • Patch Windows machines
  • Patch to UNIX/Linux machines
  • Describe collection filters
  • Create collection filters
  • Create collection filter sets and collection filter set groups
  • Describe software provisioning components and their relationship to one another
  • Build software packages with Package Studio
  • Configure a software repository
  • Configure Package Manager
  • Create a software package and provision it with vCenter Configuration Manager
  • Describe the Content wizard
  • Import and use imported templates
  • Describe the Import/Export utility
  • Discuss where the Import/Export utility is used
  • Discuss how the Debug Event Viewer works
  • Describe how to filter events
  • Prerequisites
  • Architecture (single-tier or multitier)
  • Installation
  • Understanding and meeting preinstallation requirements
  • Installing vCenter Operations Manager
  • Configuring vCenter Configuration Manager to gather data from its environment
  • Discuss the VMware management suite solution and products
  • List the key components and capabilities of the vCenter Operations Management Suite
  • Describe the main features available in each of the vCenter Operations Management Suite products and editionsn
  • Discuss changes in configuration of machine groups
  • Identify new features in managing changes and compliance in the virtual infrastructure
  • Improvements in internationalization of vCenter Configuration Manager
  • Generate new reports for the virtual infrastructure
  • Identify use cases for integration of additional vCenter Operations Management Suite products
  • Discuss integration with vCenter Operations Manager for group management
  • Learn about new dashboard badges in vCenter Operations Manager

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This class is intended for participants with some prior exposure to the technology and are now looking to build up their expertise on the topic.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to sit of the related certification exam (see course overview). All participants receive a course completion certificate, demonstrating their expertise on the subject.

Total duration of the online, live instructor led sessions. Sessions are typically delivered as short lectures (2-hrs weekdays/3-hrs weekends) and detailed hands-on guidance.

Expected offline lab work hours that participants will need to complete and submit to the trainer, during and after the instructor-led online sessions.

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