VMware vRealize Automation: Orchestration and Extensibility [V8.1] Training

VMware vRealize Automation: Orchestration and Extensibility [V8.1] Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for 5-day VMware vRealize Automation: Orchestration and Extensibility [V8.1] certification training course from Koenig Solutions accredited by VMware. In this course, you focus on using VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ to extend the functionality of VMware vRealize® Automation™.

Through a blend of hands-on labs and interactive lectures, you will learn how to provide XaaS (Anything as a Service) and implement Machine Lifecycle Extensibility using the VMware vRealize® Automation™ Event Broker. You also learn how to create vRealize Orchestrator workflows. Features covered in the course include basic scripting implementation along with logic processing to implement a variety of functions to use in your environment. This course teaches implementing debugging, loops, conditions, and user interactions in vRealize Orchestrator.

The course introduces the new vRealize Orchestrator HTML 5 interface, along with API calls and REST functions, to give the groundwork to implement a variety of plugins and scripts. This course is designed to give you the tools to craft custom solutions in the product.

Target Audience:

This training course is recommended for experienced VMware administrators, automation and orchestration specialists, system integrators, and private cloud and public cloud administrators

Learning Objectives

  • After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe the features and benefits of integrating vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Automation
  • Describe the role of vRealize Orchestrator workflows and content elements in automation
  • Use the vRealize Orchestrator client to access and navigate the vRealize Orchestrator platform
  • Use the vRealize Orchestrator client to import and run vRealize Orchestrator library workflows
  • Design, develop, and run custom reusable vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Integrate vRealize Automation with vRealize Orchestrator to deliver custom IT services
  • Use the vRealize Automation event broker service to trigger specific vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Leverage the event broker to extend IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-service) machine life cycle processes
  • Use XaaS to extend vRealize Automation into other enterprise systems
  • Use VMware APIs to run vRealize Orchestrator workflows

 

VMware vRealize Automation: Orchestration and Extensibility [V8.1] Training (Duration : 40 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Module 2: Overview of vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator
  • Define the purpose of vRealize Automation
  • Outline the purpose of vRealize Orchestrator
  • Describe the main components of vRealize Automation
  • Describe the main components of vRealize Orchestrator
Module 3: Creating Schema Elements
  • Invoking JavaScript from a vRealize Orchestrator workflow
  • Invoking a vRealize Orchestrator Workflow from a vRealize Orchestrator workflow
  • Invoking an action from a vRealize Orchestrator workflow
  • Using vRealize Orchestrator workflows both synchronously and asynchronously
Module 4: Working with Variables
  • Defining inputs, outputs, and variables in vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Binding variables in vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Wrapping vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Using APIs and the API Explorer
  • Creating actions in vRealize Orchestrator
  • Using vRealize Orchestrator input forms
  • Handling user interactions in vRealize Orchestrator
Module 5: Handling Exceptions, Logging, and Debugging
  • Handling exceptions in vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Using logs in vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Debugging vRealize Orchestrator workflows
Module 6: Branching and Looping
  • Using branching in vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Using loops in vRealize Orchestrator workflows
Module 7: Working with Assets
  • Using configuration elements in vRealize Orchestrator
  • Using resources in vRealize Orchestrator
  • Using packages in vRealize Orchestrator
Module 8: Working with Plug-Ins
  • Downloading and installing Plug-Ins
  • Using the SSH plug-In in vRealize Orchestrator
  • Using the REST plug-in in vRealize Orchestrator
  • Using the SOAP plug-in in vRealize Orchestrator
  • Using the PowerShell plug-in in vRealize Orchestrator
Module 9: Working with Versioning and Git
  • Using versioning in vRealize Orchestrator
  • Using Git in vRealize Orchestrator
Module 10: Scheduling, Sleeping, and Waiting
  • Using scheduling in vRealize Orchestrator
  • Using sleeping in vRealize Orchestrator
  • Using waiting in vRealize Orchestrator
Module 11: Introduction to vRealize Automation Extensibility
  • Introduction to extensibility
  • Using ABX actions
  • Using Python
  • Using Nodejs
  • Using PowerShell
  • Using vRealize Automation Lifecycle
Module 12: Extending vRealize Automation with Event Broker
  • Overview of vRealize Automation Event Broker
  • Creating vRealize Automation subscriptions
  • Data exchange between vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator
Module 13: Using ABX Actions
  • Overview of Action Based Extensibility (ABX)
  • Comparison of vRealize Orchestrator and ABX
  • Using Day-2 Actions in vRealize Automation
Module 14: Working with Services, Custom Resources, and Resource Actions
  • Using vRealize Orchestrator as a content source in vRealize Automation
  • Using Day-2 Actions in vRealize Automation
  • Creating custom resources in vRealize Automation
  • Creating resource actions in vRealize Automation
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Course Prerequisites

This course requires the following prerequisites:

  • Knowledge of VMware vSphere®
  • VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.x] course or equivalent knowledge
  • Working knowledge of scripting or programming using JavaScript, Windows PowerShell, Perl, Java, Python, or similar languages.

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