VMware vRealize Automation: Design and Deploy


This five-day course focuses on designing and deploying an enterprise cloud by using a distributed architecture deployment of VMware vRealize® Automation™. This course discusses the benefits and risks of available design alternatives and provides information that helps in making sound design decisions. You follow a proven approach to design and deploy an enterprise cloud that is available, scalable, manageable, secure, and that is built according to VMware best practices. During this class, you apply your new knowledge by working with other participants to design and deploy a vRealize Automation solution for a real-world project.


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

  • Understand and apply enterprise design principles
  • Design and deploy a tiered VMware vSphere® resource architecture for CPU, storage, and network resources, including VMware NSX® 
  • Understand and apply VMware Validated Design (VVD) design principles
  • Design and deploy a vRealize Automation distributed infrastructure for an enterprise cloud
  • Design and deploy an SSO architecture which includes LDAP and Active Directory integration to support the enterprise cloud infrastructure
  • Understand the layers in the enterprise cloud
  • Design and deploy an authority architecture of roles for an enterprise cloud
  • Design and deploy a tenant and business group architecture for an enterprise cloud
  • Design and deploy naming conventions related to your tenant and business group design
  • Design and deploy compute resources, reservation policies, network profiles, and reservations to support your enterprise cloud
  • Design and deploy approval mechanisms to support your authority architecture
  • Extend the capabilities of vRealize Automation with VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™
  • Integrate vRealize Automation with external systems such as IP address management systems and asset management systems
  • Use VMware vRealize® Operations™ to manage and monitor day 2 operations
  • Use VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ to manage and monitor distributed vRealize Automation deployments
  • Describe the capabilities and use cases for vRealize Suite Lifecycle manager.


VMware consultants and partners who need to deploy vRealize Automation on an enterprise scale


This class requires understanding the concepts and topics presented in the following courses:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x]
  • VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.x]
  • Configure infrastructure in vRealize Automation 8.x


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