VMware Aria Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.1]

During this five-day course, you focus on installing, configuring, and managing VMware Aria Automation 8.10 on-premises systems. You learn how it can be used to automate the delivery of virtual machines, applications, and personalized IT services across different data centers and hybrid cloud environments. The course covers how VMware Aria Automation ConsumptionTM can aggregate content in native formats from multiple clouds and platforms into a common catalog.

Retail Price: $4,250.00

Next Date: 07/15/2024

Course Days: 5

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Course Objectives:

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe the VMware Aria Automation architecture and use cases in cloud environments
  • Manage VMware Aria Automation entities on VMware and third-party virtual and cloud infrastructures
  • Install VMware Aria Automation with VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle
  • Configure and manage cloud accounts, projects, flavor mappings, image mappings, network profiles, storage   profiles, volumes, tags, and services
  • Create, modify, manage, and deploy VMware Aria Automation Templates
  • Connect to a Kubernetes cluster and manage namespaces
  • Customize services and virtual machines with cloudConfig and cloudbase-init
  • Configure and manage VMware Aria Automation Consumption
  • Configure and manage ABX actions, custom properties, event broker subscriptions, and VMware Aria Automation Orchestrator workflows
  • Describe the key services of VMware Cloud Automation ServicesTM
  • Use VMware Aria Automation Config to configure and deploy systems
  • Use logs and CLI commands to monitor and troubleshoot VMware Aria Automation


Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • System administrators and system integrators responsible for designing, implementing, and managing VMware Aria Automation  



The knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Create VMware vCenter® objects, such as data centers and folders
  • Create a virtual machine using a wizard or a template
  • Modify a virtual machine’s hardware

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2: VMware Aria Automation Overview and Architecture

  • Describe the purpose and functionality of VMware Aria Automation
  • Describe the VMware Aria Automation architecture
  • Describe the use of VMware Workspace ONE AccessTM
  • Describe the relationship between Kubernetes clusters, container, and VMware Aria Automation services
  • Identify the key services offered by VMware Aria Automation

Module 3: Installing VMware Aria Automation

  • List the different VMware Aria Automation deployment types
  • Describe the purpose of Easy Installer
  • Describe the VMware Aria Automation installation process
  • Describe the VMware Aria Automation installation process.

Module 4: Authentication and Authorization

  • Identify the steps to integrating Workspace ONE® with Active Directory
  • Describe the features of Workspace ONE
  • Describe the user roles available in VMware Aria Automation
  • Identify the key tasks performed by each user role
  • Define custom roles
  • Configure branding and multitenancy

Module 5: Basic Initial Configuration

  • Create a basic configuration with a cloud account, cloud zone, project, flavor mapping, and image mapping

Module 6: VMware Aria Automation Templates

  • Configure and deploy a basic VMware Aria Automation template
  • Create a VMware Aria Automation template that can run on any cloud
  • Use cloudConfig and cloudbase-init to run commands, create users, and install software
  • Use YAML for inputs, variables, and conditional deployments

Module 7: Tags

  • Configure tags
  • Describe different types of tags
  • Manage tags

Module 8: Storage Configuration

  • Configure storage profiles
  • Use tags and storage profiles

Module 9: Integrating NSX With VMware Aria Automation

  • List the capabilities and use cases of VMware NSX®
  • Describe the NSX architecture and components
  • Integrate NSX with VMware Aria Automation
  • List the supported network profiles in VMware Aria Automation
  • Use the NSX components to design a multitier application with VMware Aria Automation Templates
  • Identify the network and security options available in design canvas
  • Create and manage on-demand networks and security groups
  • Configure NSX Day 2 actions

Module 10: Integrating with Public Clouds

  • Configure and use VMware Cloud FoundationTM accounts
  • Configure and use an AWS cloud account
  • Configure and use an Azure cloud account
  • Configure and use a Google Cloud Platform cloud account

Module 11: Using VMware Aria Automation Consumption

  • Release a VMware Aria Automation template
  • Define content source and content sharing
  • Define VMware Aria Automation policy enforcement
  • Use custom forms for catalog items

Module 12: VMware Aria Automation Extensibility

  • Describe VMware Aria Automation extensibility
  • Use event topics
  • Create a subscription
  • Call a VMware Aria Automation Orchestrator workflow
  • Create ABX actions

Module 13: Using Kubernetes Clusters

  • Describe Kubernetes
  • Connect to an existing Kubernetes Cluster

Module 14: Using VMware Aria Automation Config for Configuration Management

  • Describe VMware Aria Automation Config
  • Use VMware Aria Automation Config for software deployment
  • Use VMware Aria Automation Config for configuration management
  • Use VMware Aria Automation Config with event-driven orchestration

Module 15: VMware Aria Automation Troubleshooting and Integration

  • Demonstrate how to monitor deployment history
  • Demonstrate basic troubleshooting
  • Execute CLI commands
  • Explain how to Collect logs
  • Describe integration with VMware Aria Operations for Logs
  • Describe integration with VMware Aria Operations
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7/15/2024 - 7/19/2024 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll
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