This two-day hands-on training course provides advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in operating VMware vRealize® Operations™ 8.X. This course explains the design and creation of advanced dashboards, capacity concepts, and the REST API with real-world use cases.


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Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Use the applications to group objects
Create the logical groups of objects in the vRealize Operations environment
Create and design advanced dashboards
Discuss about widget and its settings
Define a vRealize Operations policy
Outline the components of a vRealize Operations policy
Create the custom alerts
Describe the troubleshooting workbench
Review the advanced capacity concepts
Discuss the what-if analysis scenarios
Describe how to integrate vRealize Operations with VMware vRealize® Suite products
Import the VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ applications
Describe the super metrics use cases
Outline the vRealize Operations REST API architecture
Discuss the vRealize Operations traversal spec
Create and query objects using the REST API

  • Course Introduction

  • Introduction and course logistics
    Course objectives

  • Custom Groups and Applications

  • Outline the use cases for custom groups
    Create the custom groups
    Assign the objects to custom groups
    Identify the use cases for applications
    Create the custom applications
    Identify the vRealize Network Insight applications

  • Custom Dashboard Design

  • Design the dashboards
    Discuss the types of widgets and widget’s settings
    Select the widgets based on the scenario
    Explain the advanced dashboards
    Discuss the use cases of dashboards

  • Custom Policies

  • Outline the components of a vRealize Operations policy
    Review the policies applied to the objects in vRealize Operations
    Outline how the policy hierarchy is implemented
    Design a vRealize Operations Policy
    Understand how a policy supports the business objectives

  • Alerts, Symptoms and Troubleshooting workbench

  • Identify the use case for custom alerts and symptoms
    Create the custom alerts and symptoms
    Access the troubleshooting workbench feature
    Use the troubleshooting workbench feature to identify problems
    Outline the metric correlation options in vRealize Operations

  • Capacity Models and What-if Scenarios

  • Review the capacity planning concepts
    Describe the demand based and allocation-based model
    Discuss the use cases of capacity models
    Discuss the use cases of what-if analysis scenarios

  • vRealize Operations integration

  • Integrate vRealize Operations with products in vRealize Suite
    Identify the advantages of integrating vRealize Operations with vRealize Log Insight
    Import the vRealize Network Insight applications
    Configure the integration with vRealize Automation

  • Super Metrics

  • Create super metrics
    Explain the depth value
    Discuss the use cases of super metrics

  • vRealize Operations REST API

  • Outline the REST API architecture
    Navigate the REST API landing page
    Discuss the Swagger response codes
    Explain the vRealize Operations traversal specification
    Create and query objects using the REST API
    Discuss some of the examples of the REST API


This course is ideal for Experienced system administrators and consultants, application owners, and system architects.




You should also have hands-on experience administering vSphere 6.x/7.x deployments.

Length: 30.0 days (16 hours)


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