VMware Cloud Foundation: Management and Operations

This three-day VMware Cloud course includes instruction on the capabilities of VMware Cloud Foundation™ to manage and operate hybrid and cloud infrastructures, which includes customization and management. The course explains the architecture of VMware vCloud Foundation and explains licensing, certificates, VMware vSAN™, maintenance, and multi-instancing. The course also covers workload domains, workload migration, availability, and troubleshooting.

In general, you learn how to use and configure VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.

Product Alignment:

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.x
VMware vSphere 7
VMware NSX-T™ Data Center 3


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

Describe VMware Cloud Foundation architecture
Use SDDC Manager to perform operational tasks
Describe user roles in VMware Cloud Foundation and VMware vSphere®
Manage users and passwords using VMware Cloud Foundation
Manage certificate rotation for VMware Cloud Foundation components
Use Active Directory integration to automate certificate generation and rotation
Describe workload domains
Manage workload domains in VMware Cloud Foundation
Manage VMware NSX-T™ for VMware Cloud Foundation
Describe use cases for Application Virtual Networks (AVNs)
Meet VMware vSphere® with Kubernetes requirements
Deploy a vSphere with Kubernetes enabled workload domain
Manage vSAN storage in a workload domain
Create vSAN storage policies
Describe Cloud Native storage
Describe the importance of business continuity measures in VMware Cloud Foundation
Plan appropriate backup and restore workflows for VMware Cloud Foundation components
Implement stretched clusters in VMware Cloud Foundation workload domains

Cloud computing

Disponible en formato e-learning

Disponible en formato presencial

Disponible en formato a distancia

Subvención disponible
A través de Fundae, cumpliendo requisitos.

15 horas

  • Dificultad 50% 50%
  • Nivel alcanzado 80% 80%

Dirigido a

Experienced system administrators
System integrators
Consultants responsible for implementing and managing VMware Cloud Foundation

Conocimientos requeridos

This class requires system administration experience with VMware vSphere deployments or completion of one of the following courses:

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (VSICM)
VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale (VSOS)
VSICM - VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
VSOS - VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale


1 Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives
2 VMware Cloud Foundation Overview

Describe the VMware Cloud Foundation 4 solution
Describe VMware Cloud Foundation 4 architecture
Identify VMware Cloud Foundation 4 components
Describe VMware Cloud Foundation 4 topology
Define VMware Cloud Foundation 4 terminology
3 Post Deployment Operations

Integrate VMware Cloud Foundation with VMware vCenter® Single Sign-On
Configure user accounts in VMware Cloud Foundation
Manage passwords in VMware Cloud Foundation
Describe the two roles in VMware Cloud Foundation
4 Licensing

Add license keys to the VMware Cloud Foundation inventory
Assign license keys
Remove license keys
Replace expiring licenses
5 Managing Workload Domains

Define a workload domain
Create, scale, and delete workload domains
Describe use cases for multiple clusters in a workload domain
Manage storage options for workload domains
Plan and implement network pools for consumption by workload domains
Compare multiple workload domains and multi-cluster options
6 VMware Cloud Foundation Networking with NSX-T

Discuss NSX-T automation in VMware Cloud Foundation
Discuss NSX-T in the Management Domain
Learn About Application Virtual Networks (AVNs)
Use of AVNs in the Deployment Parameter Sheet
Other AVN uses
7 Kubernetes Enabled Workload Domains

Describe vSphere with Kubernetes
Describe vSphere with Kubernetes containers. pods, and supervisor clusters
Configure Namespaces
Implement vSphere with Kubernetes in a Workload Domain
8 VMware Cloud Foundation Storage Management

Identify vSAN architecture and components
Describe vSAN file services
Discuss how to scale vSAN clusters in VMware Cloud Foundation
Explain how storage policies work with VMware Cloud Foundation vSAN clusters
Discuss external storage as supplemental storage
Describe Cloud Native Storage
Describe vSphere with Kubernetes for Cloud Native Storage consumption
9 VMware Cloud Foundation Certificate Management

Describe the initial deployment state of certificates
Manage SDDC certificate rotation
Describe certificate creation options
Describe certificate rotation using Active Directory
Use SDDC Manager to create Certificate Signing Requests (CSRs)
10 Workload Migration

Explain migration use cases
Describe migration tools and methods
Describe VLAN bridging using VMware NSX®
Discuss the advantages of using VMware vSphere® Replication™ with VMware Site Recovery Manager™
11 Life Cycle Management

Describe the role of SDDC Manager in lifecycle management
Describe the different LCM options available in VMware Cloud Foundation 4
Describe the upgrade prerequisites and upgrade precheck process
Upgrade VMware Cloud Foundation software and components
Describe the role of VMware vRealize® Suite Lifecycle Manager™
12 VMware Cloud Foundation Troubleshooting

Use SOS commands to perform health checks and log bundle operations.
Create service requests using best practices
Troubleshoot failed workflows using log files and token IDs
Restart services using the correct procedures
Avoid common user errors

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