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VMware Integrated OpenStack: Install, Configure, Manage

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USD 3,090 excl. VAT

On Demand

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Course Content

What you'll will learn

This five-day course provides you with the skills to build a private cloud using VMware® Integrated OpenStack on a proven VMware SDDC. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs, this course builds your skills in installing, configuring, and managing VMware Integrated OpenStack.

You learn how to offer IaaS and PaaS with advanced networking and security features to end users using VMware Integrated OpenStack. The On Demand course contains lab simulation activities to guide you through interactive scenarios to reinforce the skills covered in this course.



This course requires the completion of the following courses:
• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7] or equivalent knowledge
• VMware Integrated OpenStack Fundamentals [V6]

• VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals [2017]
Substantial knowledge of Linux administration and TCP/IP networking is helpful.


Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Describe how VMware Integrated OpenStack fits into the VMware SDDC and its use cases
• List the deployment options and how to install VMware Integrated OpenStack
• Describe the architecture of VMware Integrated OpenStack and its components
• Configure tenancy and manage user authentication
• Integrate the OpenStack Neutron Networking service with VMware NSX-T™ Data Center networking platform

• Deploy and manage virtual machine instances
• Monitor VMware Integrated OpenStack with OpenStack monitoring services
• Design an auto-scale, multitier application using built-in automation tools
• Manage a VMware Integrated OpenStack control plane using Kubernetes
• Use the HTML5 Web UI and CLI commands to view and edit the configuration, monitor log files, and view database tables used by VMware Integrated OpenStack components

Course Outline


1. Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives
• References and resources
2. Introduction to VMware Integrated OpenStack
• Describe what an OpenStack is
• Describe the services that make up VMware
Integrated OpenStack
• Describe what VMware Integrated OpenStack is
• Describe what is NFV and how does VIO fit in
• Understand the licensing model of VIO
• Understand the use cases of VMware Integrated OpenStack
3. VMware Integrated OpenStack Deployment
• Understand the role of Kubernetes in the VIO
control plane
• List the VMware Integrated OpenStack deployment models
• How to perform VIO high-availability deployment
• How to perform VIO compact installation
• Pre-requisites for installing VMware Integrated OpenStack
• How to use the HTML5 web UI / VIOCLI to check the deployment configurations and deployment running status
• Explain steps involved in patching VIO high
availability setup
4. VMware Integrated OpenStack Architecture
• List the VMs deployed after a VMware Integrated OpenStack high-availability installation
• Describe the overall architecture of the VIO HA setup
• List the VIO services running within Kubernetes pods
• Describe the role of each service
• Understand SSL certificates in VIO
5. Keystone Authentication
• Understand keystone use cases and services
• List the features offered by keystone in VIO
• How to integrate keystone with LDAP
• List the configuration, view logs, and database
tables related to keystone
6. Glance Images
• Understand Glance use case and its services
• List the features offered by Glance in VIO
• Explain how to create flavors and images
• Describe how to set up metadata, for example
SPBM storage policy
• List the custom resources/logs and database tables related to Glance
7. Networking with Neutron
• Understand the Neutron use case and its services
• Integrate Neutron with NSX-T Data Center
• List the custom resources, logs, and database
tables related to Neutron

8. Managing Instances with Nova
• Understand Nova use cases and services
• Understand regions, availability zones, and host aggregates
• Understand the concept of tenant VDC
• Nova support for multiple vCenter instances
• How to deploy an instance using Nova
• How to resize an instance and view the console logs
• Configuration and logs related to Nova service
9. Cinder Block Storage
• Understand Cinder use cases and services
• List the features offered by Cinder
• Adding a persistent volume to an instance
• Explain the Snapshot of a Cinder volume and attach it to another instance
• List the custom resources, log files, and database tables related to Cinder
10. Monitoring with Ceilometer
• List the Telemetry use cases and services
• How to enable Ceilometer in VIO
• How to monitor the VIO environment using Ceilometer
• Configuration and log files related to Ceilometer service
11. Automating with Heat
• Define Heat use cases, templates, and services
• Describe use cases of Heat
12. Troubleshooting Concepts
• List common issues in VMware Integrated
• Use troubleshooting tools
• Describe simple troubleshooting procedures
• List and explain Day-2 operations
13. Advanced Features
• Describe Load Balancer as a Service (Octavia)
• Explain Firewall as a Service
• Describe Designate (DNS as a Service)
• Describe automating scaling
• Describe selective vCPU pinning
• Explain SRIOV network redundancy support
• Describe network trunk services support
• Describe Live resize
• Describe hardware passthrough (GPU pass through)
• Describe external REST API

Further information

If you would like to know more about this course please contact us

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