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VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V10.4] Training


This five-day course offers thorough instruction on how to install, setup, and administer a VMware Cloud Director system that is located on-site.

  • Category : VMware

Course Price : $3999 Per Participant

Course Description

This five-day course offers thorough instruction on how to install, setup, and administer a VMware Cloud Director system that is located on-site.

The main functions and features of VMware Cloud Director 10.4.0 and 10.4.1 are covered in this course.

The development of organizations, virtual data centers (VDCs), and workload provisioning, as well as catalog services that comprise premade virtual machines, will all be covered.

The various networks that a system administrator and an organization administrator can set up and utilize with virtual machines and vApps will be covered in this lesson.

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What you will learn

  • green-tick Describe the architecture and main components of VMware Cloud Director
  • green-tick Understand the features and benefits of VMware Cloud Director
  • green-tick Deploy the high availability VMware Cloud Director cluster
  • green-tick Create VMware Cloud Director provider virtual data centers and organizations
  • green-tick Configure and create vApps and VMs
  • green-tick Create users and role-based access control
  • green-tick Create and manage VMware Cloud Director catalogs
  • green-tick Create and manage VMware Cloud Director networks
  • green-tick Create VM sizing and placement policies
  • green-tick Discuss additional features of VMware Cloud Director


This course requires completion of the following course and equivalent knowledge: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V8]. The following experience is helpful:

  • Working at the Linux command line
  • Substantial knowledge of general networking concepts

Who should attend this course?

Cloud architects, systems engineers, data center administrators, and cloud administrators with experience in managed services or managing a service provider environment.


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  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Discuss VMware Validated Solution
  • Define software-defined data center (SDDC)
  • Discuss multitenancy with VMware Cloud Director
  • Recognize the design considerations when creating a cloud environment on the SDDC using VMware Cloud Foundation™
  • Describe the VMware Cloud Director cell and server group
  • Explain the two-stage deployment of VMware Cloud Director cells
  • Demonstrate backing up and restoring a VMware Cloud Director appliance
  • Discuss VMware Cloud Director Appliance Clustering
  • Discuss failover mechanisms (automatic and manual) with VMware Cloud Director cells
  • Define the switchover, and promote options of the VMware Cloud Director appliance
  • Showcase VMware Cloud Director integration with VMware vCenter Server® and VMware NSX
  • Describe how the compute resources are provided to VMware Cloud Director
  • Describe how storage is provided to VMware Cloud Director
  • Configure and manage storage for Virtual Data Centers (VDCs)
  • Discuss network pools, external networks, and provider gateways
  • Describe VMware Cloud Director organizations
  • Understand organization policies
  • Explain how to access an organization using various portals
  • Understand the use cases of Allocation Models
  • Understand organization VDC
  • Discuss Linked Clone and Fast Provisioning
  • Discuss rights bundle
  • Describe role-based access
  • Explain custom roles and rights
  • Describe and configure LDAP integration with Active Directory
  • Discuss OIDC integration with VMware Cloud Director
  • Discuss configuring the SAML identity provider in VMware Cloud Director
  • Discuss API Access Token and Service Accounts
  • Explain Quota Management and its use cases
  • Understand standalone VMs
  • Discuss deployment methods of virtual machines
  • Explain VM properties
  • Discuss deployment methods of vApps
  • Discuss the vApp lease policies
  • Understand the vApps and VM actions
  • Explain vApp and VM badges
  • Demonstrate auto scaling groups
  • Explain the purpose of catalogs and how to create a catalog
  • Discuss catalog management and sharing catalogs
  • Understand media files in VMware Cloud Director and their usage
  • Discuss vApp templates
  • Understand vApp template operations
  • Discuss organization VDC templates
  • Discuss Fast Cross vCenter Server vApp Instantiation Utilizing Shared Storage
  • Discuss provider gateway, external networks
  • Describe edge gateway
  • Discuss organization VDC networks
  • List the types of organization VDC networks
  • Discuss vApp networks
  • List the various types of vApp networks
  • List the edge gateway services
  • Discuss DHCP, NAT, and firewall services on the edge gateway
  • Discuss SNAT, DNAT, NO SNAT, and NO DNAT use cases
  • Explain routing and distributed firewall services
  • Understand IP space and its types
  • Showcase VMware Cloud Director integration with VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer
  • Describe the segment profile template
  • Describe named disks and shared named disks
  • Demonstrate how to attach and detach a named disk and a shared named disk
  • Discuss how VMware Cloud Director VMs and disks are encrypted
  • Discuss vCenter Server and VMware Cloud Director IOPS storage policies usage
  • Discuss how to enable and use the storage IOPS limitation in VMware Cloud Director
  • Demonstrate VM sizing and placement in VMware Cloud Director
  • Discuss vGPU implementation in VMware Cloud Director
  • Describe the usage and functionality of advisories
  • Demonstrate quick search
  • Discuss guided tours and use cases
  • Discuss Transfer Server Storage Monitoring
  • Demonstrate the VMware Cloud Director branding themes
  • Explain the Solution Add-Ons feature in Vmware Cloud Director
  • Briefly discuss VMware Cloud Director integration with the following solutions:
  • VMware Cloud Director Availability
  • VMware Cloud Director App Launchpad
  • VMware Cloud Director Container Service Extension
  • VMware Cloud Director Object Storage Extension
  • VMware vCloud Usage Meter
  • VMware Aria Operations for Logs
  • VMware Aria Operations
  • VMware Chargeback
  • VMware Aria Automation
  • VMware Cloud Director Extension for Data Solutions
  • VMware Cloud Provider Lifecycle Manager
  • Terraform
  • VMware Workspace ONE
  • FAQs

    It updates the vCloud Director appliance base OS and vCloud Director open-source components. The list of new features includes HTML5 Tenant Portal Enhancements, Per-Tenant Branding Options, HTML5 Provider Portal Enhancements, Access to Dedicated Private vCenter Instances through a Tenant Portal, vCD Appliance Improvements, NSX Edge Placement Enhancements etc.

    VMware vCloud Director Badge exam is a 60 items exam. The passing score is 300. You will get 105 minutes to complete the exam. You are entitled for automatic 30 minutes time extension if you are a non-native English speaker.

    Yes, VMware vCloud Director is the latest up to August 2019. After February 5, 2019, VMware certifications don't need a recertification essentially. However, recertifying by upgrading your certification will keep your skills brushed up to take competitive performance advantage.

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