Learn the fundamentals of vRealize Automation to accelerate the delivery of your IT services
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.
About the Author
As a VMware Certified Instructor with a network background of 20+ years, Yves Sandfort was on the initial team that taughtNSX in EMEA with his counterpart Matthias Eisner. Theyran some of the very early customer classes and alsohelped to implement some of the first proof of concepts and later on production environments in EMEA.In hissecond role as a VCDX for cloud and management,it’s one of histoolkits when hedesigns cloud architectures for private, hybrid, or public cloud environments to build a modern SDDC implementation.
Matthias Eisner has dealt with company networks for 10+ years, andNSX is a perfect fit for the toolbox, helping customers on their journey to building a fully-automated on-premisecloud solution. More than two years ago, hewas elected into the initial VCI team teaching NSXat the outset, together with hiscounterpart Yves Sandfort. Furthermore, he was one of three initial Instructors who taughtNSX Design. Thisallowedhimto support big customers in creating designs for NSX and supporting them during their migration into the Software-defined Networking world to build a solid basic infrastructure supporting the journey into the SDDC.