Administer vRealize Automation Components

Virtual network administrators and data center operatives who are managing a virtualized infrastructure and are looking to gain knowledge and skills in cloud management and automation features provided by VMware vRealize Suite and vCloud products


Expected Duration
78 minutes

Whether they are virtual, cloud, or a physical machine, blueprints define a machine’s attributes, specifications, the method in which it is provisioned, and its policy and management settings. In this course, you will learn how to create and administer vRealize Automation blueprint and provisioning components including how to create and manage machine/multi-machine blueprints, service catalog items, service catalog blueprints, property dictionary, and build profiles. This course also addresses how to create custom services using Advanced Service Designer. This course is one of a series of Skillsoft courses that cover the objectives for the VMware certification exam VCP-CMA:VMware Certified Professional – Cloud Management and Automation.


Managing Multi-machine Blueprints

  • start the course
  • define the different blueprint machine types
  • define the different blueprint provisioning types
  • define the different blueprint actions
  • define runtime property precedents
  • create a single blueprint
  • create a multi-machine blueprint
  • create a build profile
  • configure blueprint approvals
  • Managing Service Catalog Items

  • create services and actions
  • create entitlements and approval policies
  • configure catalog items
  • describe the implications of activating and inactivating entitlements
  • Managing Service Catalog Blueprints

  • determine roles required to create and manage service blueprints
  • Managing a Property Dictionary

  • describe functions of property definitions
  • create property definitions and layouts
  • determine rights required to use property definitions and layouts
  • Managing Build Profiles

  • create and modify a property set
  • add property sets to a build profile
  • Creating Custom Services

  • create and manage custom services and service blueprints using Advanced Service Designer
  • describe tools and features for vRealize Automation extensions
  • Practice: Manage Multi-machine Blueprints

  • determine the appropriate custom properties for the blueprint or build profile




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