30 days.


  • Experience deploying and managing multiple Kubernetes clusters
  • Experience with Kubernetes RBAC, network policies, resource quotas, and Pod Security Policies
  • The provisioning lesson in the course relies on VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid™, so the attending one of the following courses is recommended:
  • VMware vSphere with Tanzu: Deploy and Manage [V7]
  • VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid: Install, Configure, Manage [V1.3]

Skills Gained

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

  • Describe the Tanzu Mission Control architecture
  • Configure user and group access
  • Create access, image registry, network, security, quota, and custom policies
  • Connect your on-premises vSphere with Tanzu Supervisor cluster to VMware Tanzu Mission Control
  • Create, manage, and back up Tanzu Kubernetes clusters
  • Perform cluster inspections
  • Manage packages in your clusters
  • Monitor and secure Kubernetes environments

Who Can Benefit?

Operators and application owners who are responsible for deploying and managing policies for multiple Kubernetes clusters across on-premises and public cloud environments.

    Outline for VMware Tanzu Mission Control: Management and Operations 2022-On Demand Training


    Course Introduction

    • Introduction and course logistics
    • Course objectives

    Introducing VMware Tanzu Mission Control

    • Explain VMware Tanzu Mission Control
    • List the problems that VMware Tanzu Mission Control solves
    • Request access to VMware Tanzu Mission Control
    • Describe VMware Cloud services
    • Describe organization roles in VMware Cloud services
    • Describe service roles in VMware Tanzu Mission Control
    • Create and manage groups in VMware Cloud services
    • Describe the architecture of VMware Tanzu Mission Control
    • Describe the resource hierarchy of VMware Tanzu Mission Control

    Cluster Management

    • Describe the steps for attaching a Kubernetes cluster to VMware Tanzu Mission Control
    • Describe the connectivity requirements
    • Describe the health statuses
    • Describe the steps for registering a Management Cluster to VMware Tanzu Mission Control
    • Describe a management cluster
    • Describe provisioners
    • Describe the purpose of a cloud provider account
    • Describe the steps to provision a cluster on Tanzu Kubernetes Grid
    • Describe how clusters are scaled and upgraded
    • Describe the purpose of cluster inspections
    • Describe the purpose of Tanzu Observability
    • Describe the purpose of Tanzu Service Mesh Advanced
    • Describe VMware Tanzu Mission Control Data Protection
    • Describe the VMware Tanzu Mission Control catalog
    • Describe the installation and management of packages

    Policy Management

    • Describe the policy model
    • Describe the available policy types
    • Describe how access policies grant users access to different resources
    • Explain how image registry policies restrict from which image registries container images can be pulled
    • Describe how network policies are applied to clusters
    • Describe how security policies control deployment of pods in a cluster
    • Describe how quota policies manage resource consumption in your clusters
    • Describe how custom policies implement specialized policies that govern your Kubernetes clusters
    • Describe how Policy Insights reports Tanzu Mission Control policy issues

    Product Alignment

    • VMware Tanzu Mission Control