Overview

This five-day Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI course teaches experienced VMware vSphere administrators how to use the powerful automation tools that all vSphere customers have access to. Using real-world use cases and examples, you learn how to automate day-to-day administration tasks with VMware vSphere® PowerCLI and VMware vRealize Orchestrator™.

During class, you use these tools to automate tasks in a realistic lab environment.

Product Alignment

  • VMware vSphere PowerCLI 12.0
  • VMware vRealize Orchestrator 8.1

Skills Covered

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

  • Describe the features and benefits of automation in a vSphere environmentUnderstand the role of the vSphere Web Services API in automation
  • Use the Managed Object Browser (MOB) to view the structure of VMware vSphere® API and VMware vCenter Server® inventory
  • Use vSphere PowerCLI to deploy and manage virtual machines and virtual infrastructure
  • Run and manage library vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Design, develop, and run custom reusable vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Incorporate JavaScript into vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Use the vRealize Orchestrator PowerShell plug-in in a custom workflow
  • Manage Guest Operations using vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI
  • Describe VMware vSphere® Client™ code capture

Who Should Attend

Experienced vSphere administrators who want to use available tools to automate day-to-day tasks.

Course Curriculum

Prerequisites

Completion of the following courses, or equivalent experience with vSphere deployments:

This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 7 and VMware vCenter Server® 7. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size.

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