VMware® Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility v6.1

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The course focuses on extensibility and advanced administration through the use of vCenter Orchestrator workflows in vCloud Automation Center.


  • Summarize the components of vCenter Site Recovery Manager architecture
  • Install vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.8 software
  • Understand storage replication options used with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Deploy and configure VMware vSphere® Replication™ for use with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Configure inventory mappings in vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Build protection groups based on vSphere Replication
  • Build and test a recovery plan
  • Perform reprotect and failback operations following recovery plan execution


  • Experienced VMware administrators
  • Automation and orchestration specialists
  • System integrators
  • Private cloud and public cloud administrators


Course Introduction

  • Introduction and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Overview

  • Features, benefits, and components of vCenter Orchestrator and vCloud Automation Center
  • vCenter Orchestrator and vCloud Automation Center integration, prerequisites, and deployment

vCenter Orchestrator

  • vCenter Orchestrator client
  • vCenter Orchestrator content elements and vCenter Orchestrator inventory

Using vCenter Orchestrator Workflow Components

  • vCenter Orchestrator workflow elements
  • Building and debugging vCenter Orchestrator workflows

vCenter Orchestrator Workflow Development Concepts

  • vCenter Orchestrator workflow editor UI
  • vCenter Orchestrator workflow components
  • Information flow in vCenter Orchestrator workflows and parameter binding

Developing Complex vCenter Orchestrator Workflows

  • Advanced vCenter Orchestrator workflow elements
  • Configuration and resource elements
  • Exception handling and user interactions
  • vCenter Orchestrator workflow input presentation

Using VMware Infrastructure APIs with vCenter Orchestrator

  • vSphere automation and developer tools
  • VMware vCenter Server™ inventory structure

Integrating vCenter Orchestrator with External Systems

  • vCenter Orchestrator integration strategy
  • vCenter Orchestrator plug-ins

vCloud Automation Center IaaS Extensibility

  • vCloud Automation Center IaaS extensibility overview
  • vCloud Automation Center plug-in for vCenter Orchestrator
  • vCloud Automation Center plug-in functionality

vCloud Automation Center XaaS

  • Overview of vCloud Automation Center anything as a service (XaaS)
  • Advanced Service Designer configuration
  • Custom resources
  • vCloud Automation Center XaaS blueprints

Enhanced IT Service Delivery

  • IaaS and XaaS actions
  • Advanced Service Designer input presentation
  • Delivering a service solution

Delivering vCenter Orchestrator Workflows

  • Transferring vCenter Orchestrator content elements to other vCenter Orchestrator servers
  • Synchronizing workflows among vCenter Orchestrator servers
  • Exporting and packaging workflows

Installing and Configuring vCenter Orchestrator

  • Installing vCenter Orchestrator
  • Configuring vCenter Orchestrator

vCenter Orchestrator Server Availability

  • vCenter Orchestrator availability
  • vCenter Orchestrator clusters
  • Availability of vCenter Orchestrator workflows

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Duration: 5 days
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