VMware Cloud on AWS: Deploy and Manage

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

This three-day course teaches you skills for deploying and managing a VMware Cloud on AWS infrastructure. Through a mix of 85% lecture and 15% hands-on labs, you deploy and manage the VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware vSphere� features that build a foundation for a hybrid infrastructure. You also discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. Anyone planning to migrate, build, or hybridize with VMware Cloud on AWS can benefit from this course.

Audience

Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

Describe the architecture of VMware Cloud on AWS

Access and deploy a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC

Differentiate between on-premises VMware vSAN� and vSAN for VMware Cloud on AWS

Configure internal, external, and inter-SDDC networking

Configure a connection between an on-premises vSphere SDDC and a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC Describe how to right size a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC

Configure the scale-up and scale-down of a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC

Migrate virtual machines between on-premises vSphere and VMware Cloud on AWS SDDCs

Create and configure virtual machines in VMware Cloud on AWS

Connect and use other AWS solutions with VMware Cloud on AWS

Connect and use other VMware solutions with VMware Cloud on AWS

Configure access and permissions for VMware Cloud on AWS

Identify best practices for security hardening of a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC

Identify best practices for the maintenance of a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC

Identify patching considerations, requirements, and best practices for VMware Cloud on AWS when connected to an on-premises vSphere SDDC

Access support, documentation, and diagnostic information for VMware Cloud on AWS

Discuss failure and troubleshooting scenarios for a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC

Course Introduction

Introductions and Course Logistics

Course Objectives

Identify Additional Resources for after this Course

Identify Other VMware Education Offerings

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2 Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS

Why Choose VMware Cloud on AWS

Overview of VMware Cloud on AWS

Integrations with AWS

Licensing, Pricing, and Billing

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3 Managing the SDDC and creating Virtual Machines

Creating and Managing Users in VMware Cloud on AWS

Deploying and Accessing an SDDC

Transferring Content to the SDDC

Creating Virtual Machines

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4 VMware Cloud on AWS: Networking

Overview of VMware Cloud on AWS Networking

Configure Management Gateway Networking

Configure Compute Gateway Networking Inter-SDDC Networking

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5 VMware Cloud on AWS: Storage

VMware vSAN in VMware Cloud on AWS

Using Amazon S3 with VMware Cloud on AWS

Using Amazon EFS with VMware Cloud on AWS

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6 Working with On-Premises VMware vSphere

Hybrid Linked Mode

Hybrid Cloud Extension

Migrating Virtual Machines

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7 VMware Cloud on AWS Permissions and Security

Understand VMware Cloud on AWS Permissions

Security Hardening for VMware Cloud on AWS

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8 Scaling the SDDC and Host Management

Sizing the SDDC

Cluster Management

Add and Remove Hosts

Host Remediation

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9 Resource Management and Availability

vSphere DRS and Elastic DRS

HA and vSphere FT

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10 Using Other VMware Products with the SDDC

Site Recovery Add-On Service � VMware Horizon�

VMware vRealize� Automation

Using APIs and VMware vSphere� PowerCLI

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11 Maintaining and Troubleshooting VMware Cloud on AWS

Best Practice Maintenance

Support and Staying Up-to-Date

Common Troubleshooting Steps

Next Steps to use VMware Cloud on AWS