vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) Seminars

The automation platform you already own!

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vRO Basics

This Seminar will teach you to use existing workflows and create your own new workflows, actions and packages. You will learn everything you need to start the journey towards automation.

Prerequisites Basic understanding of vSphere and programming
Full days
Online, classroom, onSite
3
Half-days (4h)
Online only
5 + Homework
Complementary Book
vRO Essentials Book
  • A Short History of vRO
  • Deploy vRO
    • Install & configure
    • Install Plugins
    • Introduction to Certificates
    • Introduction to vRO Clusters
  • Legacy Client vs HTML Client
  • Plugin configuration
    • Connect to vCenter
    • Connect to Active Directory
  • Workflows Basics
    • Running workflows and understand results
    • Scheduling Workflow runs
  • Build your own Workflows
    • Creating a new workflow
    • Parameters, input & outputs
    • Reusing workflows & Actions
    • Introducing elements
      • Decisions
      • Scriptable Task
    • Logs
    • Modifying existing Workflows
    • Validation & Versioning
    • Renaming, Deleting, restoring
  • JavaScript
    • Intro to JavaScript
    • Variable types
    • Basic Scripting elements
    • Understanding the API Explorer
  • Actions
    • Creating
    • Input and results
    • Renaming and moving
  • Export & Import
  • Advanced Workflow building
    • debugging
    • Custom Decisions
    • For each loops
    • Error handling
    • Export & Import
    • Presentation
  • Configurations
    • Creating
    • Accessing
  • Packages
    • Creating
    • Rebuilding
    • Export & Import
  • and more….

 

vRO Advanced

We will teach you everything you need to advance from newbie to professional. You will learn how to use the most common plugins such as REST, PowerShell, file and email and explore how to integrate external systems as well as how to develop complex workflows for professional production use.

Prerequisites vRO Basics, programming knowledge and vCenter basics
Full days
Online, classroom, onSite
3
Half-days (4h)
Online only
5 + Homework
Complementary Book
vRO Cookbook 2nd Edition
  • vRO Design
    • Distributed Design
    • Domain Management principle
    • vRO Clusters and load balancing
  • Working with the API explorer
  • using JavaScript to
    • create and read Configurations
    • create and read Resources
    • do file operations
  • understand and use Advanced Variables
    • Properties
    • Objects
    • JSON
  • using the vRO REST API
    • accessing & swagger
    • using PHP to run workflows
    • converting strings to objects
  • Build Advanced Workflows
  • Parallel executions
    • For each wrapper
    • Locking
  • vSphere plugin Advanced
    • PowerShell plugin
    • REST plugin
    • Email plugin
    • file Plugin
  • Professional tips and tricks
  • CoolRun & CoolMail package
  • and more…..

 

Customization Options

The following list some topics for customizing our Workshops

  • Interact with AWS
  • Interact with Azure
  • Interact with HyperV
  • Interact with KVM
  • Interact with NSX-(T)
  • Interact with Docker
  • Interact with Kubernetes
  • Interact with Puppet
  • Interact with Horizon
  • Interact with VMware SRM
  • Interact with vSphere Replication
  • Read and write content to vROPS
  • Focus on REST access
  • Focus on PowerShell
  • Focus on Filesystem
  • Focus on JavaScript
  • Focus on automating vCenter/ESXi
  • Focus on API Explorer
  • Focus on AD plugin
  • Focus on a specific Plugin
  • Use REST or SOAP to access other systems
  • Understand and use SSH