Duration

4 days.

Prerequisites

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

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
  • VMware vSAN™ and HCI Fundamentals
  • 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
  • Deploy a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC and virtual machines (VMs)
  • Configure internal, external, and inter-SDDC networking
  • Describe and 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
  • Configure the scale-up and scale-down of a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Migrate virtual machines between on-premises vSphere and VMware Cloud on AWS SDDCs
  • Describe and configure disaster recovery solutions
  • Describe additional services that add value to a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Describe lifecycle, troubleshooting scenarios, and support resources for 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 Training

Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS

  • Why choose 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 an SDDC cluster using Elastic DRS for VMware Cloud™ on AWS

Accessing and Analyzing vCenter Configurations

  • Accessing vCenter Server in the Cloud SDDC from the public internet
  • Creating virtual machines in the Cloud SDDC
  • Analyzing HA, DRS, and resource pools 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
  • VMware Cloud on AWS migration solutions
  • Virtual machine migration with VMware Hybrid Cloud Extension

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