Learning vRealize Automation 7.2

Video description

Learn the fundamentals of vRealize Automation to accelerate the delivery of your IT services

About This Video

  • Get familiar with a basic system architecture including the deployment of a simple or more complex deployment , and considerations for future growth of the environment.
  • Manage your vRealize automation components using the simple and intuitive guide
  • Use vRealize Automation to manage applications and improve its operational efficiency

In Detail

With the growing interest in Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC), vRealize Automation offers data center users an organized service catalog and governance for administrators. This way, end users gain autonomy while the IT department stays in control, making sure security and compliance requirements are met. In this video, you'll learn what each component does and how they dovetail with each other to bolster your understanding of vRealize Automation.

This video starts off with a basic overview of the vRealize Automation architecture including the connection with endpoints such as vSphere or other hypervisors. You will also get a walk through the basic installation of the appliance and the windows components to ensure you have a simple environment.

Moving on,the basic setup of tenants within vRealize Automation including the basic creation of endpoints, resource discovery, fabric/business groups and reservations. You will then discover how to create basic blueprints within vRealize Automation and get to know some very basic customization approaches to add blueprints to a catalog. You'll also create a basic self-service portal. Finally, you will get a quick overview of basic vRealize Automation extensibility with Custom Properties and vRealize Orchestrator, which will enable you to deal with some basic extensibility operations.

Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Automation Architecture, Installation and Identity Management
    1. The Course Overview 00:02:34
    2. vRealize Automation overview 00:14:42
    3. vRealize Automation Components 00:07:14
    4. vRealize Automation Endpoints 00:02:57
    5. vRealize Automation Appliance Services 00:05:50
    6. vRealize Automation IaaS Server Services 00:06:05
    7. vRealize Automation DEM Services 00:03:53
    8. Integration with Other VMware Products 00:08:36
    9. Identity Management Overview 00:05:18
    10. Different Authentication Methods and Setups 00:09:09
    11. Role Definitions in vRealize Automation 00:08:18
  2. Chapter 2 : Automation Tenant Management
    1. Tenant Management 00:03:13
    2. Tenant Creation 00:05:42
    3. Per-Tenant Permissions 00:03:09
    4. Endpoint Definition and Creation 00:04:20
    5. Fabric Group 00:02:50
    6. Business Groups 00:01:59
    7. Reservations and Reservation Policies 00:06:29
  3. Chapter 3 : Basic IaaS Blueprints and How They Are Shared with Users
    1. Blueprint Overview (Incl. Different Platforms) 00:05:57
    2. Simple Blueprint (Single Machine) 00:05:48
    3. Multi-Machine Blueprint 00:04:41
    4. Catalog Overview 00:03:42
    5. Catalog Item Creation 00:02:25
    6. Entitlement and Catalog Management 00:03:47
  4. Chapter 4 : Creating Basic Approval Policies for Blueprints and Application Authoring
    1. Approval Overview 00:03:57
    2. Approval Policy Level 00:06:27
    3. Creating and Applying Approval Policies 00:04:45
    4. Application Authoring Overview 00:05:10
    5. Author an Application Blueprint 00:07:14
    6. Deploying an Application Blueprint 00:05:21
  5. Chapter 5 : Extensibility Tools and integrating vRealize Orchestrator with vRealize Automation
    1. Extensibility Tools Overview 00:04:22
    2. Extensibility Use Cases 00:04:49
    3. Custom Properties and Property Dictionary 00:09:38
    4. vRealize Orchestrator Overview 00:06:47
    5. vRealize Orchestrator Integration and IaaS Example 00:11:30
    6. vRealize Orchestrator XaaS Example 00:06:09
  6. Chapter 6 : Event Broker Services and Day 2 Operations
    1. Event Broker Overview 00:03:27
    2. Event Types and Phases 00:02:52
    3. Event Broker Integration in vRealize Orchestrator 00:10:08
    4. Day 2 Operations Overview 00:04:19
    5. Default Day 2 Operations 00:05:26
    6. Extensibility and Day 2 Operations 00:04:35
    7. Approval on Day 2 Operations 00:04:26

Product information

  • Title: Learning vRealize Automation 7.2
  • Author(s): Yves Sandfort, Matthias Eisner
  • Release date: February 2017
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781787281882