VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.0]

Course Overview

During this five-day course, you will focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vRealize® Automation™. You will learn about the configuration and use of the vRealize Automation platform, including self-service provisioning and the creation of catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, software components, and on-demand VMware NSX® networks. This course also covers interfacing vRealize Automation with other systems, using VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ to leverage workflows, and creating approval cycles and managing machine lifecycles to conserve resources. In addition, you will better understand and know how to achieve the benefits of automation as a component of the software-defined data center.

Course Prerequisites

 This course requires completion of one of the following courses:

• VMware vSphere 6.x: Install, Configure, Manage

• VMware vSphere 6.x: Fast Track

Experience with working at the command line is helpful.

The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

  • Install and configure VMware ESX®/VMware ESXi™
  • Install VMware vCenter Server®
  • Create vCenter Server objects, such as data centers and folders
  • Create and manage vCenter Server roles and permissions
  • Create and modify a standard switch
  • Create and modify a distributed switch
  • Connect an ESX/ESXi host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
  • Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
  • Enable VMware vSphere® vMotion® on an ESX/ESXi host
  • Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
  • Modify a virtual machine’s hardware
  • Migrate a virtual machine with vSphere vMotion
  • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ cluster with resource pools
  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster

If you are unable to complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete one of the prerequisite courses before enrolling in VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage.


This course prepares you for the following certification:

VMware Certified Professional 7 – Cloud Management and Automation (VCP7-CMA)


Course Duration

5 Days (40 Hours

Who Should Attend ?
  • Experienced system administrators and system integrators responsible for designing and implementing vRealize Automation
Course Objective

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

• Describe the vRealize Automation architecture and use cases

• Install and configure vRealize Automation

• Manage vRealize Automation entities on VMware and third-party virtual, cloud, and physical infrastructures

• Configure and manage catalogs and blueprints

• Configure and manage business groups and reservations for compute resources on VMware, Microsoft, Amazon, and other platforms

• Use the self-service portal to request and manage machines in accordance with vRealize Automation approval and governance policies

• Explain vRealize Automation extensibility and workflows

• Manage and monitor machines and resource reclamation

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