VMware vCloud NFV with vCloud Director Course

VMware vCloud NFV with vCloud Director Certification Training Course Overview

In VMware vCloud NFV with vCloud Director course, you will focus on configuring, managing, and operating VMware vCloud Director 8.20 for a VMware vCloud NFV environment. Students will learn about self-service provisioning, the creation of organizations, virtual data centers (VDCs), and catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, and on-demand VMware NSX networks, as well as the integrated use of VMware vSAN.

Audience: Service provider architects, engineers, and administrators with experience in a telco and NFV environment

VMware vCloud NFV with vCloud Director Course (Duration : 40 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Module 2: vCloud NFV
  • Describe the benefits of vCloud NFV
  • Demonstrate what a vCloud NFV sample solution looks like
  • Describe the vCloud NFV architecture
Module 3: NFV Infrastructure
  • Describe the NFV infrastructure (NFVI) components
  • Explain how vSphere interacts with compute resources (CPU and memory), as well as network and storage resources
  • Describe the vSAN storage architecture
  • Explain network virtualization with NSX
Module 4: Virtualized Infrastructure Manager
  • Describe the VMware products for the VIM layer
  • Explain vCloud Director basic concepts
  • Create vSAN storage policies for use by vCloud Director
  • Describe the vCloud Director architecture
  • Create resource pools for use by vCloud Director
  • Configure a basic vCloud Director instance
Module 5: vCloud Providers
  • Explain how compute and storage resources are provided to vCloud Director
  • Describe provider VDC requirements and best practices
  • Create provider VDCs
Module 6: vCloud Director Organizations
  • Create and manage vCloud Director organizations
  • Create and manage organization VDCs
  • Configure and manage organization VDC networking
  • Create and manage organization catalogs
  • Deploy, manage, and access organization vApps
Module 7: vCloud Networking with NSX
  • Describe the components in the NSX planes
  • Describe the network types available in vCloud Director (external, organization, vApp)
  • Examine the function of network pools
Module 8: Advanced Networking Services
  • Describe VMware NSX® Edge™ services gateway features
  • Describe advanced edge services gateway network functions
  • Configure the edge services gateway for inbound and outbound network address translation
  • Configure load balancing in a vApp
  • Configure VPN services between organizations
  • Configure dynamic routing on the edge services gateway
  • Configure firewall services on the edge services gateway
  • Configure the distributed firewall
Module 9: vCloud Director Security
  • Describe role-based access control in vCloud Director
  • Create and manage security roles
Module 10: Managing and Monitoring Cloud Resources
  • Manage provider and organization VDCs in vCloud Director
  • Manage external networks and edge services gateways
  • Manage vCenter Server systems and resource pools
Module 11: NFVI Operations Management (FCAPS)
  • Describe the NFVI operations management components: VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™, VMware vRealize® Log Insight™, VMware vRealize® Network Insight™, VMware Site Recovery Manager™, and VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™
Module 12: Day 2 vCloud NFV Operations
  • Describe the upgrade process from vCloud Director 5.5 to 8.x
  • Explain how the vCloud NFV platform provides carrier-grade service
  • Describe the VNF onboarding process
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Course Prerequisites
  • vCloud NFV Foundations with vCloud Director eLearning course

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:-

  • Describe the vCloud NFV architecture
  • Describe the vCloud Director architecture and its role as Virtualized Infrastructure Manager (VIM)
  • Secure deployment of multivendor virtualized network functions (VNFs) on the vCloud NFV platform
  • Manage vCloud Director to support network functions virtualization (NFV) workloads in a secure multitenant environment
  • Configure vSAN to enable multiple tiers in provider VDCs
  • Create and manage vCloud Director organizations and VNF vApps to satisfy business needs
  • Create and manage vCloud Director catalogs
  • Use vCloud Director to configure basic and advanced NSX networking services