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VMware vCenter Configuration Manager: Install Configure Manage [V5.7]

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National Business Training - Computer Training

Course Summary

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to install and configure vCenter Configuration Manager, navigate the user interface, manage compliance, and perform administrative and configuration tasks against your infrastructure.

Course Schedule

    • This course is not currently scheduled. Call 919-595-8200 or email info@nationalbusinesstraining.com for dates or private training.
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Course Outline

1 – COURSE INTRODUCTION

Introductions and course logistics Course objectives

2 – INTRODUCTION TO VCENTER CONFIGURATION MANAGER

Describe the VMware vCenter™ Operations Management Suite™ Describe vCenter Operations Manager integration with vCenter Configuration Manager Describe the architecture and main components of vCenter Configuration Manager Describe how vCenter Configuration Manager can be used to manage configuration, compliance, and change management Describe the CARMA methodology

3 – USING THE VCENTER CONFIGURATION MANAGER USER INTERFACE

Describe the parts of the vCenter Configuration Manager interface Use the vCenter Configuration Manager toolbar Use the vCenter Configuration Manager machine group selector Use the vCenter Configuration Manager data grid toolbar Use the vCenter Configuration Manager data grid or summary report Use the vCenter Configuration Manager navigation sliders

4 – MANAGING WINDOWS MACHINES

Verify domains and network authority Run the discovery process License machines and install vCenter Configuration Manager agents Manage Windows data in the lower console Create and modify Windows machine groups

5 – MANAGING UNIX, LINUX, AND MAC OS X MACHINES

Configure the installation delegate machine Discover UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X machines Manually add UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X machines License and install the agent Collect data from UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X machines Manage UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X data in the lower console Create and modify UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X machine groups

6 – MANAGING THE VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT

Configure the managing agent machine Add and configure vCenter Server systems in vCenter Configuration Manager Collect data from vCenter Server systems Manage vCenter Server system and ESXi host data in the upper console Add and configure VMware vCloud® Networking and Security App™ systems in vCenter Configuration Manager Collect data from vCloud Networking and Security App systems Manage vCloud Networking and Security App system data Use the virtual environment dashboards and change log

7 – MANAGING ACTIVE DIRECTORY

Configure vCenter Configuration Manager for AD Collect AD data Examine AD data

8 – MANAGING COMPLIANCE

Describe the compliance process and components Use compliance templates Use the Compliance Content wizard Configure vCenter Configuration Manager rule groups Configure vCenter Configuration Manager rules Configure vCenter Configuration Manager filters Configure vCenter Configuration Manager exceptions Configure vCenter Configuration Manager machine group compliance templates Resolve noncompliance Manage compliance alerts Run AD compliance

9 – PATCH MANAGEMENT

Describe the Windows patch assessment and deployment process Complete manual patching of Windows machines Configure event-driven automatic patching Configure scheduled automatic patching Describe the Linux and UNIX patch assessment and deployment process

10 – CREATING CUSTOM REPORTS

Describe as-is reports Use the vCenter Configuration Manager report wizard Report scheduling

11 – MANAGING VCENTER CONFIGURATION MANAGER SECURITY ROLES

Describe VCM security roles Configure VCM access for AD users and groups

12 – CUSTOMIZING AND MANAGING VCENTER CONFIGURATION MANAGER

Create custom collection filters Describe administration settings that affect vCenter Configuration Manager performance Describe and use the Import Export command line (for backup) Describe and use Debug Event Viewer

13 – INSTALLING VCENTER CONFIGURATION MANAGER

Describe single-tier, two-tier, and three-tier installations. Describe vCenter Configuration Manager installation prerequisites Describe the difference between the vCenter Configuration Manager typical installation and the vCenter Configuration Manager advanced installation

Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

 

Course Objectives

• Install vCenter Configuration Manager

• Configure vCenter Configuration Manager for use with these virtual machines and services:

• Windows, UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X virtual machines

• Active Directory directory services

• vCenter Server systems and ESXi hosts

• Use vCenter Configuration Manager to access and apply to compliance tool kits that cover a broad range of standards, including security best practices, vendor hardening guidelines, and regulatory mandates

• Use vCenter Configuration Manager to create configuration baselines and assess managed systems against those baselines

• Use vCenter Configuration Manager to remediate managed systems that are out of compliance

• Use vCenter Configuration Manager to automatically manage and deploy vendor and software patches

• Use vCenter Configuration Manager to support infrastructure hardening through deep configuration data collection and change tracking

 

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