Cloud Management and Automation

VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10]


Duration: 5 Days

Course Summary

In this five-day course, you will focus on designing, installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud Director® 8.10 for service providers. You will learn about self-service provisioning, the creation of organizations, virtual data centers, and catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, and on-demand VMware NSX® networks as well as the integrated use of VMware Virtual SAN™. This course also covers interfacing vCloud Director with other systems through the use of various APIs.



Cloud architects, systems engineers, data center administrators, and cloud administrators with experience in a service provider or managed services environment.






Instructor-led / Virtual Instructor-led

Singapore: SGD4,300
India: USD3,000


This course requires completion of the following course:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6] or equivalent knowledge

This course recommends completion of the following e-learning courses:

  • VMware vCloud Director: Fundamentals [V8.10]
  • VMware Virtual SAN: Fundamentals [V6.2]
  • VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals

Substantial knowledge of TCP/IP networking is helpful.


  • Design a vCloud Director environment
  • Deploy vCloud Director
  • Manage vCloud Director to satisfy service provider needs
  • Configure Virtual SAN and VMware vSphere® storage to enable multiple tiers in provider virtual data centers
  • Create and manage vCloud Director organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs
  • Create and manage vCloud Director catalogs
  • Transfer virtual machine workloads from vSphere into and out of vCloud Director
  • Configure networking for organizations and vApps with the help of NSX
  • Use NSX to create hybrid cloud connectivity between a public cloud and a private cloud
  • Create an interface between vCloud Director and Microsoft Active Directory servers


Module 1: Course Introduction

Module 2: Software-Defined Data Center

Module 3: Cloud Computing and Cloud Director Overview

Module 4: vCloud Director Architecture and Components

Module 5: vCloud Providers

Module 6: vCloud Director Organizations

Module 7: vCloud Networking with NSX

Module 8: Basic Security

Module 9: Managing Cloud Resources

Module 10: Managing vSphere Resources

Module 11: Monitoring vCloud Components

Module 12: vCloud Director API and Metadata

Module 13: vCloud Director Installation

Module 14: vCloud Director Upgrade

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