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IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator - Administration and Operations

( Duration: 4 Days )

In SmartCloud Orchestrator - Administration and Operations training course, attendees learn how to administer and use the major functions of SmartCloud Orchestrator. The primary focus is on using the product-provided features. attendees learn how to install SmartCloud Orchestrator and perform common administrative tasks like restarting the software stack, creating users and groups, and registering new images into the cloud environment. They create virtual system patterns to model groups of virtual systems so that they can be deployed as a single entity. They also explore self-service offerings and orchestration with Business Process Manager.

By attending SmartCloud Orchestrator - Administration and Operations workshop, attendees will learn to:

  • Identify the challenges in their organization that SmartCloud Orchestrator can address
  • Identify the architecture of SmartCloud Orchestrator and OpenStack components
  • Prepare for and install SmartCloud Orchestrator
  • Manage SmartCloud Orchestrator components
  • Access the SmartCloud Orchestrator user interfaces and explore the key features
  • Create and manage domains, projects, users, images, virtual system patterns (vSys.classic and vSys.next), and pattern instances in a multi-tenant environment
  • Use Business Process Manager artifacts to define self-service categories and offerings in SmartCloud Orchestrator
  • Implement authentication using an external corporate directory server
  • Identify the tools in Cloud Marketplace that would be most useful to their organization

  • Basic understanding of cloud and virtualization technologies
  • Basic VMware skills
  • Basic Linux skills

COURSE AGENDA

1

Introducing SmartCloud Orchestrator

  • Introduction to SmartCloud Orchestrator
  • Key features in SmartCloud Orchestrator
  • Positioning SmartCloud Orchestrator
2

Exploring the SmartCloud Orchestrator environment

  • OpenStack Icehouse overview
  • SmartCloud Orchestrator architecture
3

Installing SmartCloud Orchestrator

  • Deployment service overview
  • Installation
  • Deployment templates
  • Verification and troubleshooting
  • High availability considerations
  • Classroom environment
4

Administering SmartCloud Orchestrator

  • Operating the SmartCloud Orchestrator environment
  • Using the SmartCloud Orchestrator interfaces
  • Customizing the user interfaces
  • Public Cloud Gateway
5

Creating and managing objects

  • Security model and terminology
  • Regions, availability zones, and quotas
  • Network considerations
6

SmartCloud Orchestrator image management

  • OpenStack Glance image service architecture
  • Image service configuration
  • SmartCloud Orchestrator image management
7

Building, managing, and deploying patterns

  • Images and patterns
  • Virtual system classic pattern
  • Virtual application pattern
  • Virtual system pattern
  • Heat overview and components
  • Troubleshooting
8

Managing the deployed environment

  • Managing the deployed environment
  • Display instance and virtual machine details
  • Managing pattern instances and virtual machines
  • Modify virtual machine settings
  • Virtual machine disk management
  • On-board existing virtual machines
  • Virtual machine snapshots
9

Introduction to Business Process Manager

  • Orchestration overview
  • IBM Business Process Manager overview
  • IBM Process Designer
  • Business Process Manager artifacts
  • Managing self-service categories and offerings
  • Toolkits
  • Orchestration actions
  • Introduction to modifying an offering
  • Managing the process application lifecycle
10

Integration with LDAP

  • LDAP authentication options for SmartCloud Orchestrator
  • Configuring LDAP integration
  • LDAP integration content pack
11

IBM Cloud marketplace

  • IBM Cloud marketplace
  • Obtaining material from the IBM Cloud marketplace
  • Using IBM Cloud marketplace assets in SmartCloud Orchestrator

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