30 days.


Before taking this course, students should take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge and experience:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
  • VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage

Skills Gained

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

  • Describe the architecture of VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Prepare and deploy VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Configure the scale-up and scale-down of a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Access a VMware vCenter® configuration in VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Configure internal, external, and inter-SDDC networking
  • Configure storage integrations and solutions for VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Configure a connection between an on-premises vSphere SDDC and a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Migrate VMs between on-premises vSphere and VMware Cloud on AWS SDDCs
  • Describe lifecycle management, troubleshooting scenarios, and disaster recovery solutions for a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Describe how VMware add-on solutions support a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC

Who Can Benefit?

Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators

    Outline for VMware Cloud on AWS: Deploy, Configure, Manage – On Demand Training


    Course Introduction

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

    Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS

    • Choosing VMware Cloud on AWS
    • Management and operational structure

    VMware Cloud on AWS Platform and SDDC Deployment Preparation

    • Getting started with VMware Cloud on AWS
    • Preparing AWS infrastructure for a VMware Cloud on AWS deployment
    • Setting up a VMware on Cloud AWS account
    • Billing and pricing on VMware Cloud services

    Deploying and Scaling and SDDC

    • Deploying and examining SDDC configurations
    • Sizing the SDDC
    • SDDC cluster management
    • SDDC host management
    • Optimizing and maintaining SDDC Cluster using Elastic DRS for VMware Cloud™ on AWS

    Accessing and Analyzing vCenter Configurations

    • Accessing vCenter Server in the Cloud SDDC
    • Creating virtual machines in the Cloud SDDC
    • Analyzing resource management settings in the SDDC
    • Analyzing vSphere permissions

    Networking in VMware Cloud on AWS

    • Internal SDDC network
    • Networking and security options
    • Inter-SDDC networking

    Storage on VMware Cloud on AWS

    • vSAN storage in VMware Cloud on AWS
    • Attaching external storage to a VM running on an SDDC

    Working with On-Premises vSphere

    • Hybrid linked mode
    • Migration solutions for VMware Cloud on AWS
    • VM migration with VMware HCX®

    Maintaining and Troubleshooting VMware Cloud on AWS

    • Accessing API with VMware Cloud on AWS
    • Maintenance and support
    • Common troubleshooting steps

    Disaster Recovery Solution

    • Site Recovery add-on service
    • VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery™

    Using Other VMware Products with the SDDC

    • VMware vRealize® Log Insight Cloud™
    • VMware Horizon® with VMware Cloud on AWS
    • VMware vRealize® Automation Cloud™ add-on
    • Using VMware vRealize® Operations™ with VMware Cloud on AWS
    • Using VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ with VMware Cloud on AWS

    Product Alignment

    • VMware Cloud on AWS
    • VMware ESXi™ 7.0
    • VMware vCenter Server® 7.0
    • VMware vSAN™ 7.0
    • VMware NSX-T™ Data Center 2.5