Getting Started with vRealize Automation 7

vRealize Automation is a popular cloud management platform used to deploy workloads between clouds and govern them. This course will teach you the basics behind the vRA solution and get you up to speed on its capabilities.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 22, 2016
Duration
2h 23m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 22, 2016
Duration
2h 23m
Description

Cloud computing has become extremely popular, but many organizations have trouble integrating their existing processes into a cloud methodology. In this course, Getting Started with vRealize Automation 7, you'll learn how to use VMware's cloud management platform to deploy workloads in an automated, self-service fashion to get you started with your first hybrid cloud. Frist, you'll explore all the components that make up vRealize Automation 7. Next, you'll learn how to install and configure vRA 7, as well as how to set up the infrastructure to be used by your cloud management platform. Finally, you'll wrap up the course learning how to create and register blueprints from the service catalog. The demonstrations within this course will show you how to deploy a fully-functioning virtual machine from a self-service portal. By the end of this course, you'll know how to perform an installation, configure authentication methods for the platform, and create blueprints.

About the author
About the author

Eric Shanks is an Architect with over 15 years of data center experience focusing on hybrid cloud and automation. He has some of the industry’s highest distinctions including two VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX #195) certifications and many others across a variety of solutions including Microsoft, Cisco, and Amazon Web Services.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Eric Shanks and welcome to my course, Getting Started with vRealize Automation 7. I'm a senior solutions architect at AHEAD and these days you can't walk down the street without hearing about cloud computing. This course will teach you how to use a popular cloud management platform from VMware to deploy your own workloads from a self-service portal and give other users power to get their jobs done more quickly. Some of the major topics that we will cover include the components that will make up vRealize Automation 7. How to install and configure vRA, setting up the infrastructure to be used by your cloud management platform, and creating and requesting blueprints from the service catalog. By the end of this course you'll know how to perform an installation, configure authentication methods for the platform, create blueprints, manage entitlements, and set up approvals. Before beginning this course you should be familiar with VMware vSphere and general i8c operations topics like Active Directory or DNS. From here you should feel comfortable diving into automation orchestration with courses on vRO, Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft Azure. I hope you will join me on this journey to learn vRA with the Getting Started with vRealize Automation 7 course at Pluralsight.