About the Course
This course for experienced users of VMware vSphere teaches skills in the use of VMware vCenter Operations Manager as a forensic and predictive tool. The course is based on VMware ESXi 5.x, VMware vCenter Server 5.x, and vCenter Operations Manager 5.x.
Topics Covered1. Course Introduction
2. Introduction to VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite
3. Architecture and Concepts
4. Working with Dashboards and Badges
5. Analyzing with Heat Maps
6. Working with Smart Alerts
7. Working with Capacity Planning and Reports
8. Installing and Configuring VMware vCenter Operations Manager
A. VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite Update
B. VMware vCenter Operations Manager v5.6 Changes
C Integration with Other VMware Products
Who should attendExperienced system administrators and system integrators
Pre-requisites*Hands-on experience administering vSphere 5 deployments
*Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5] recommended
What you need to bringLaptop
Key TakeawaysAt the end of vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict training course, participants will be able to:
*Understand major and minor badges and their underlying metrics.
*Use these badges to find the root causes of common operational issues in a vSphere environment.
*Perform capacity management and what-if analyses.
*Use the Operations tab, the Planning tab, the Alerts tab, the Analysis tab, and the Reports tab.
*Navigate the vCenter Operations Manager 5.0 user interface.
*Use heat maps and create a custom heat map.
*Use smart alerts to detect system issues.
*Articulate the use case for the new policy structure in vCenter Operations Manager and how it can be used to define configuration settings for objects in a vSphere environment.
*Work with groups to classify virtual objects in logical and business-related structures and how to apply them to policies.
*Define new use cases based on the optimized integration with VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite products like VMware vCenter *Configuration Manager, VMware vFabric Hyperic, VMware vCenter Infrastructure Navigator, and other adapters.