vRealize Automation (vRA) Seminars and Workshops

Make your Datacenter your private cloud

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vRA Basic

Understand how vRA works, how to configure it and how to expand it. Learn all the basics to create your own private cloud.

Prerequisites None
Full days
Online, classroom, onSite
3
Half-days (4h)
Online only
5 + Homework
  • A short history of vRA
  • vRA Design
    • Deployment
    • build-out options
    • Cluster and HA
  • Install & base configure
  • Tenant models
  • Infrastructure
    • Endpoints
    • Fabric groups
    • Network profiles
  • Attaching AD
  • Business groups
  • Resources
  • Design & basic blueprints
  • Services
  • Entitlements
  • Catalog and deployments
  • Blueprints
  • Approval
  • Examples complex Blueprints
  • Component profiles
  • Custom Properties
  • Introduction to custom forms
  • Introduction to Subscriptions
  • Introduction XaaS
    • Blueprints
    • Actions
    • Types
    • vRO plugins in vRA
  • Bulk import
  • Cloud client
  • Introduction to vRealize Business for Cloud
  • Software components (Enterprise edition)

 

vRA and vRO intense

This is a combination of the vRO Basic the vRA Basic (see ablove) and some vRO/vRA specific content. Its focused on people that want to automate and expand their vRA installation.

Prerequisites Understanding vSphere and programming
Full days
Online, classroom, onSite
5
Half-days (4h)
Online only
10

vRA

  • Introduction to vRA Design
  • Tenant models
  • Infrastructure
    • Endpoints
    • Fabic groups
    • Network profiles
  • Attaching AD
  • Business groups
  • Resources
  • Design basic blueprints
  • Custom Forms
  • Services
  • Entitlements
  • Catalog and deployments
  • Approval
  • Component profiles
  • Custom Properties
  • Intro custom forms

vRO

  • Legacy Client vs HTML Client
  • Plugin config
  • Workflows Basics
  • Running workflows and result
  • Build your own Workflows
    • Creating a new workflow
    • Parameters, input & outputs
    • Reusing workflows & Actions
    • Introducing basic Workflow elements
    • Modifying existing Workflows
    • Validation & Versioning
    • Export
  • Scheduling Workflow runs
  •  JavaScript
    • Overview Basic Scripting elements
    • Using the API explorer
  • Actions
    • Creating
    • Input and results
  • Advanced Workflow building
    • debugging
    • Error handling
  • Packages
  • Understand Configurations
  • Understand Resources

 vRO for vRA

  • Subscription payload
    • Reading
    • Manipulating
  • Approval subsciptions
  • logAllProps Package
  • Intro Custom Properties and vRO Actions
  • XaaS
    • Create Workflows for XaaS
    • Create vRA Forms
  • Integrating into vRA
    • Manipulating vRA Properties and Enties
  • Proffesional tips & tricks

 

Customization Options

The following list some topics for customizing our Workshops

  • Integrate AWS
  • Integrate Azure
  • Integrate HyperV
  • Integrate KVM
  • Integrate and work with NSX-(T)
  • Integrating and using Infoblox
  • Integrate Container (Docker/Kubernetes)
  • Jenkins and VRA
  • Understand and work with Puppet
  • Accessing and using the vRA REST API
  • Working with VMware SRM or Replication
  • Understand and work with vRealize Business for Cloud
  • Integrate vRA in vROPS
  • Use REST to access external resources
  • Using PowerShell
  • Update and upgrade vRA
  • Focus on XaaS
  • Focus on Custom Forms
  • Focus on troubleshooting vRA
  • Focus on NSX
  • Building complex Blueprints
  • Focus on Software deployment