(VCMIM) VMware vCenter Configuration Manager for Virtual Infrastructure Management Training

Course 1667

  • Language: English
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This hands-on training course builds your skills with VMware® vCenter Configuration Manager™ (VCM). It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to install and configure VCM, navigate the user interface, manage compliance, and perform administrative and configuration tasks against your virtual infrastructure.

  • Experience in performing basic administration tasks on VMware vSphere® ESXi™ hosts, VMware® vCenter Server™, VMware vCloud® Director™, VMware® vShield™, and virtual machines
  • System administration experience in a Windows, Linux, or Solaris environment

Learning Tree Training Vouchers cannot be used to pay for the tuition fee for this course.

This course is delivered by a Learning Tree approved training partner.

(VCMIM) VMware vCenter Configuration Manager for Virtual Infrastructure Management Training Delivery Methods

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

(VCMIM) VMware vCenter Configuration Manager for Virtual Infrastructure Management Training Course Benefits

Understand the position of VCM in the VMware management solution setRecognize the role of VCM in enterprise configuration and change and compliance managementUse the VCM console to configure VCM for management of VMware vSphere® systemsNavigate the VCM consoleCollect data from vSphere systems from the VCM consoleManage vSphere system compliance with VCMGenerate reports in VCMCreate custom reports in the VCM consolePerform VCM administration tasks to manage VCM setup and collection of data, user access, VCM jobs, and alertsDiscuss the installation options for VCM and perform a basic VCM installation

VMware VCMIM Training Outline

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • VCM overview
  • Provide a high-level overview of VCM and its position in the VMware management solution set
  • Discuss some of the common challenges customers face in IT configuration, compliance, and change management
  • Describe the key features of VCM and how they benefit IT departments managing configuration, compliance, and change
  • Understand the System Architecture
  • Describe and discuss the CARMA concept
  • Database
  • Collector
  • Processes
  • Identify and use VCM user interface components
  • Describe and configure management agents
  • Add and configure settings for vCenter Server, vCloud Director, and vShield systems
  • License vSphere systems
  • Collect data from vSphere systems
  • Manage certificates
  • Setup alternative Managing Agent Machine
  • View dashboards
  • View and manage alerts
  • Change management in the virtual infrastructure
  • Use the Virtual Infrastructure node
  • Describe compliance analysis
  • Create a rule group
  • Create a rule group filter
  • Create a rule group compliance condition
  • Create and run a compliance template
  • List vSphere system-related reports available in VCM
  • Generate custom reports with the report wizard
  • Manage reports
  • Work with general settings
  • Configure settings for integration with VMware® vCenter™ Operations Manager™ and VMware vSphere® Client™ VCM plug-in
  • Configure virtualization settings
  • Describe collection filters
  • Create collection filters
  • Create collection filter sets and collection filter set groups
  • Discuss how VCM access is controlled by access rules and roles
  • Create access rules and use them in a role
  • Manage access rules and roles
  • Add and manage VCM logins
  • Describe the function of Job Manager
  • View a running job
  • Add a job
  • Schedule a job
  • Edit a job
  • Add an alert rule
  • Discuss and input alert configuration
  • Describe the VMware Content wizard
  • Import and use imported templates
  • Describe the Import/Export utility
  • Discuss where the Import/Export utility is used
  • Discuss how the Debug Event Viewer works
  • Describe how to filter events
  • Prerequisites
  • Architecture (single- or multitier)
  • Installation
  • Understand and meet preinstallation requirements
  • Install vCenter Operations Manager
  • Configure VCM to gather data from its environment

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