VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]




    5 Day(s) Course


    Official Courseware


    Certified Trainer


    Exam Voucher


    1:1 Training Available on Demand


    Customize Your Batch

    Course Information

    This VMware vCloud: Install, Configure, Manage V5.5 training course delivers the fundamentals of operating and managing a private cloud environment on a vCloud infrastructure. This VMware certification course focuses on a private cloud in a quality assurance and engineering solutions. The program’s knowledge helps the user to create an interface between vCloud Director and Microsoft Active Directory servers.


    1. Course Introduction

    • Review Course Goals
    • Review the Course Outline
    • Review course Objectives
    • Recognize vCloud Director Essentials/Fundamentals course elements

    2. VMware vCloud Director Architecture and Components

      • Review vCloud Director components and explain their functions
      • Determine the licensing needs
      • Examine integration with other VMware products such as VMware® vCenter™ Chargeback™ and VMware® vCenter™ Operations Manager™

      3. VMware vCloud Networking

      • Describe the function of network pools
      • Describe the network types available in vCloud Director
      • Explain how to share content between organizations and vApps
      • Discuss the organization and vApp network traffic choices

      4. VMware vCloud Providers
      • Identify storage resources for vCloud Director
      • Configure and manage storage for providers
      • Recognize VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® issues
      • Manage storage requirements for linked clones and shadow virtual machines
      • Examine provider space allocation to an organization

      5. VMware vCloud Director Organizations

      • Create and manage organizations
      • Create and manage catalogs
      • Recognize resource allocations for an organization

      6. Basic Security

      • Describe role-based access
      • Create custom security roles
      • Describe single sign-on
      • Describe and configure LDAP integration with Microsoft Active Directory

      7. Managing Cloud Resources

      • Manage provider and organization virtual data centers
      • Understand and identify how vSphere fulfills vCloud Director requests

      8. Managing VMware vSphere Resources

      • Manage stranded items
      • Manage VMware® ESXi™ hosts
      • Manage VMware® vCenter Server™ instances
      • Manage vSphere datastores
      • Configure and manage resource pools at the vSphere level

      9. Monitoring VMware vCloud Components

      • Analyze vCloud Director logs to monitor vCloud Director cells
      • Monitor usage information at provider and organization virtual data centers

      10. Organization Users

      • Describe the vApp tasks available to organization users in various roles
      • Describe the catalog tasks available to organization users of various roles

      11. VMware vCloud Director Installation

      • Install vCloud Director
      • Describe the required prerequisites for a vCloud Director installation


      The VMware vCloud: Install, Configure, Manage V5.5 training course is ideal for those working with the profiles of:

      • Consultants,
      • Cloud Administrators
      • Systems Engineers
      • Data Center Administrators


      Required prerequisites include completion of one of the following:

      • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking
      • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage V5.0
      • VMware vCloud Director: Essentials/Fundamentals V5.1


      Name Code Fee
      VMware Certified Professional (VCP) - [VCP-Cloud] VCP-Cloud USD 276
      VMware Certified Associate (VCA) - [VCA] VCA USD 138



      What Our Trainees Say

      Mercury Solutions Ltd. is rated 4.6 stars by based on 18 reviews.