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CA Virtual Assurance for Infrastructure Managers

( Duration: 3 Days )

The CA Virtual Assurance for Infrastructure Managers training course introduces Participants to the powerful features and functions of CA Virtual Assurance for Infrastructure Managers. In addition to a broad introduction to the architecture and interface, they will be shown how to install and configure the product, automatically discover your virtual environment, and integrate the product with other infrastructure management tools. The course also covers agents and Application Insight Module (AIM) deployment, administering resources, managing policy automation, and generating reports on how your environment is performing.

By attending CA Virtual Assurance for Infrastructure Managers workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Install and configure the product to integrate with external software and establish privileges and roles to provide low-maintenance access control.
  • Automatically discover your virtual environment to help you quickly and effectively manage resources.
  • Distribute and configure AIMs and agents rapidly from a central management UI using powerful deployment and policy-based features.
  • Quickly and securely administer virtual resources, including VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V (Hyper-V) virtual machines (VMs), IBM logical partitions (LPARs), Oracle Solaris Zones, Citrix XenServer VMs, and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM).
  • Generate reports that provide customers with near real-time results.

Familiarity with:

  • Windows Server 2003 or higher
  • Major virtual and operating system (OS) technologies
  • Distributed environments
  • Enterprise management monitoring products such as CA Spectrum and CA Infrastructure Management 2.0

  • Infrastructure Managers
  • IT Architects
  • System Administrators
  • System Designers

COURSE AGENDA

1

Define CA Virtual Assurance for Infrastructure Managers

  • Describe CA Virtual Assurance for Infrastructure Managers
  • Identify CA Virtual Assurance for Infrastructure Managers managed infrastructure
2

Describe the CA Virtual Assurance for Infrastructure Managers Architecture

  • Describe the CA Virtual Assurance for Infrastructure Managers architecture
3

Install CA Virtual Assurance for Infrastructure Managers

  • Identify installation prerequisites
  • Perform an installation
  • Describe a distribution server installation
  • Identify considerations for an upgrade
4

Navigate the User Interface

  • Describe Dashboard mode
  • Describe Management mode
5

Manage Users

  • Configure users
6

Discover the Virtualized Environment

  • Configure Platform AIM connections
  • Perform a discovery of the virtualized environment
7

Configure Platform Monitoring

  • Configure VMware vCenter monitoring
  • Describe monitor configuration on other platforms
8

Deploy Agents and AIMs Remotely

  • Deploy agents and AIMs remotely
9

Configure CA SystemEDGE, SRM, and RM

  • Configure SNMP
  • Configure CA SystemEDGE
  • Configure SRM
  • Describe RM Configuration
10

Generate Reports

  • Identify default reports
  • View default reports
11

Integrate with Infrastructure Management Tools

  • Integrate with CA Spectrum
  • Integrate with CA Infrastructure Management 2.0
  • Integrate with CA eHealth
12

Administer Resources

  • Create a VMware VM
  • Administer Cisco UCS

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 4,000 Modules on a variety of subjects
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  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
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  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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