VMware vRealize Operations Manager for Operators

VMware vRealize Operations Manager for Operators

VMware vRealize Operations Manager for Operators

2 Days Course
Cloud Management
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Course Details


VMware vRealize Operations Manager for Operators is for data center operators who are responsible for the day-to-day operation of a VMware vSphere® environment. This course teaches the operator how to use VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ as a forensic and predictive tool. The course is based on VMware ESXi™ 5.x, VMware vCenter Server™ 5.x, and vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.


Note: If you have taken the VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage course, duplicate content makes this course unsuitable for you.


By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Navigate the vRealize Operations Manager user interface
• Use views and reports to gather information about the environment
• Use alerts and analysis badges to troubleshoot common vSphere operational issues
• Monitor capacity risk and infrastructure utilization
• Create logical groups of objects in the environment
• Configure policies to meet the operational needs of the environment


  1. Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives
  2. Introduction to vRealize Operations Manager
    • Describe how vRealize Operations Manager is used to manage the software-defined data center
    • Describe the features and benefits of vRealize Operations Manager
  3. vRealize Operations Manager User Interface
    • Navigate the main areas of the user interface
    • Explain the importance of inventory trees
    • View widgets and dashboards on the Home page
    • View inventory trees and objects on the Environment page
  4. vRealize Operations Manager Concepts
    • Use views to gather information about the environment
    • Create reports about the environment
    • Explain how data is collected and analyzed by vRealize Operations Manager
    • Discuss the importance of alerts, symptoms, and badges
  5. Troubleshooting System Health Issues
    • Discuss the process for troubleshooting system health issues with vRealize Operations Manager
    • Monitor alerts and troubleshoot system health issues
    • Use heat maps to monitor system health
  6. Capacity Planning
    • Discuss capacity planning models
    • Assess capacity risk in the environment
    • Troubleshoot risk and efficiency issues
    • Identify ways to optimize resource utilization in the environment
  7. Tags, Applications, and Object Groups
    • Create custom object groups in the environment
  8. Policies
    • Create policies for various types of workloads
    • Explain how policy inheritance works

Target Audience

Operators responsible for the day-to-day operation of a vSphere environment


Completion of the following courses:
• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]
• VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V5.5]
Or system administration experience with vSphere deployments

Course Schedule

  Jul 11 - Jul 12, 2018
  Oct 8 - Oct 9, 2018