VMware vRealize Automation: Advanced Features and Troubleshooting [V8.x] (VRAAFT8)

Программа курса

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
vRealize Automation Clustered Deployment
  • Use LCM in a clustered deployment
  • Configure External Certificates
  • Configure NSX-T Data Center load balancer
  • Install vRealize Automation using Clustered Deployment
  • Scale VMware Identity Manager to support High Availability
vRealize Automation Clustered Deployment Architecture
  • List of Kubernetes Pods
  • The vRealize Automation Kubernetes Architecture
  • Relationship of Kubernetes Pods to Services
  • Logs and their locations
  • Blueprint deployment workflow with Kubernetes Service interaction
  • Backup strategies and potential problems
Advanced Blueprints
  • Use advanced YAML and cloudConfig to deploy a functioning 2-tier application with a phpMyAdmin front-end server and a MySQL database server
  • Use troubleshooting techniques to debug problems in advanced YAML blueprints
  • List the log files that can aid in troubleshooting blueprint deployment
Advanced Networking
  • Use VMware NSX-T Data Center advanced features in blueprints
  • Interfacing to IPAMs
  • Use NSX-T Data Center NAT in blueprints
  • Use NSX-T Data Center routed networks
  • Use NSX-T Data Center load balancers
  • Use NSX-T Data Center security groups
  • Use tags with NSX-T Data Center network profiles
Using vRealize Orchestrator
  • Create Day-2 Actions with vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Troubleshoot vRealize Orchestrator cluster issues
  • Use vRealize Orchestrator to add computer objects to Active Directory when vRealize Automation deploys blueprints
  • Use a tagging approach to vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Use dynamic forms with vRealize Orchestrator
Using ABX Actions
  • Determine when to use ABX and when to use vRealize Orchestrator
  • Use ABX to create day-2 Actions
  • Call PowerShell from ABX
Kubernetes Integration
  • Create a Kubernetes namespace from vRealize Automation
  • Connect to an existing Kubernetes cluster
  • Automate the deployment of an application to a Kubernetes cluster with Code Stream
  • Use Kubernetes in Extensibility
Code Stream
  • Create and use CI/CD pipelines
  • Use the Code Stream user interface
  • Add states and tasks to a Code Stream pipeline
  • Integrate code from Code Stream with Git
Using GitLab Integration
  • Configure the GitLab Integration
  • Use Gitlab with blueprints
Configuration Management
  • Describe the use case of Ansible and Ansible Tower
  • Connect to Ansible Tower
  • Use Ansible playbooks
  • Use Puppet in configuration management
Troubleshooting
  • vracli commands and when to use them
  • Check the status of Kubernetes pods and services
  • Correct the state of pods and services
  • Diagnose and solve vRealize Automation infrastructure problems
  • Diagnose and solve vRealize Automation failures to deploy blueprints and services
  • Use vRealize Log Insight for troubleshooting