IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator - Practical Application Methods

( Duration: 5 Days )

In SmartCloud Orchestrator - Practical Application Methods training course, attendees learn to address common use cases such as configuring a multitenancy network, working with Heat and the new virtual system patterns, customizing self-service offerings, working with approvals, interacting with users, and creating and sharing SmartCloud Orchestrator content. This workshop focuses on taking full advantage of the workflow and orchestration capabilities that are provided to SmartCloud Orchestrator through Business Process Manager.

By attending SmartCloud Orchestrator - Practical Application Methods workshop, attendees will learn to:

  • Use SmartCloud Orchestrator to create and deploy Heat stacks, virtual system patterns, and virtual system classic patterns
  • Build a multitenant Neutron network environment for use with  SmartCloud Orchestrator
  • Invoke REST calls to SmartCloud Orchestrator's REST endpoints
  • Build process workflows for use with SmartCloud Orchestrator using product-provided toolkits and custom content
  • Build custom user interfaces for self-service offerings
  • Build self-service offerings that include required approvals
  • Troubleshoot problems when creating workflows and patterns
  • Create SmartCloud Orchestrator toolkits

  • Basic understanding of cloud and virtualization technologies
  • Basic VMware skills
  • Basic Linux skills
  • Experience with the Administration and Operation of SmartCloud Orchestrator

The course is designed for Cloud and Domain Administrators who will be creating orchestration processes, performing network configuration, and creating patterns and offerings for deploying cloud applications.



SmartCloud Orchestrator

  • SmartCloud Orchestrator architecture
  • Images and patterns in IBM Cloud
  • Orchestrator
  • User interfaces
  • Orchestration with Process Center
  • Classroom environment

REST API in SmartCloud Orchestrator

  • REST endpoints
  • REST API for Workload Deployer
  • IBM Business Process Manager REST call
  • OpenStack REST call

Working with data objects

  • Variables and data mapping
  • Toolkits are building blocks
  • Information flow in SmartCloud Orchestrator
  • Operation context details

Human service and business process details

  • Business processes
  • Human services and coaches
  • Populating user interface controls

Dynamic coach

  • Structure of a coach
  • Customizing a coach
  • Custom HTML
  • Ajax services
  • Ajax service calls
  • Boundary events
  • Coach validation

Networking with OpenStack Neutron

  • Neutron components
  • Network and subnetwork
  • Router definition
  • Firewall as a Service
  • Load Balancer as a Service
  • Basic network troubleshooting

Orchestration with OpenStack Heat

  • Heat overview and components
  • Advanced Heat orchestration template

Deploying various patterns

  • Pattern overview
  • Virtual system classic pattern
  • Virtual application pattern
  • Virtual system pattern
  • Virtual system pattern builder
  • Instance console
  • Virtual system pattern and IBM Business Process Manager
  • OpenStack Heat and IBM Business Process Manager
  • Troubleshooting


  • Platform troubleshooting
  • Business Process Manager Troubleshooting

Configuring approvals

  • Mapping Business Process Manager users and roles
  • Using the SmartCloud Orchestrator toolkit for approvals
  • Adding approval using the Service
  • Composition wizard
  • Inbox assignments
  • Multilevel approvals

Configuring notifications

  • Using the email notification toolkit

SmartCloud Orchestrator content creation and publishing

  • SmartCloud Orchestrator software development toolkit (SDK)
  • Content guidelines and best practices
  • Publishing content
  • References

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