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

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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 set
  • Recognize the role of VCM in enterprise configuration and change and compliance management
  • Use the VCM console to configure VCM for management of VMware vSphere® systems
  • Navigate the VCM console
  • Collect data from vSphere systems from the VCM console
  • Manage vSphere system compliance with VCM
  • Generate reports in VCM
  • Create custom reports in the VCM console
  • Perform VCM administration tasks to manage VCM setup and collection of data, user access, VCM jobs, and alerts
  • Discuss 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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