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VMware vRealize Automation: Troubleshooting [V8.6]

4.6 out of 5 rating

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3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

Experienced system administrators and cloud administrators who are already familiar with vRealize Automation


By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Learn installation best practices and troubleshoot installation failures
Verify the correct DNS configuration
Examine main logs and collect log bundles
Examine the Kubernetes pods in the vRealize Automation architecture
Troubleshoot common errors that prevent successful deployments
Troubleshoot YAML code errors in VMware cloud templates
Troubleshoot cloudConfig code errors in VMware cloud templates
Troubleshoot VMware Identity Manager™ configuration errors
Troubleshoot common errors in VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ workflows
Use the vRealize Orchestrator debugger
Use log outputs from vRealize Orchestrator
Troubleshoot problems in custom resources
Troubleshoot problems in resource actions
Troubleshoot action-based extensibility (ABX) actions
Integrate vRealize Automation with VMware vRealize® Log Insight™
Integrate vRealize Automation with VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™
Use VMware vRealize® Lifecycle Manager™ to troubleshoot vRealize Automation problems with licenses and certificates
Configure and replace certificates


This three-day, hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in troubleshooting VMware vRealize® Automation™. vRealize Automation can be used to automate the delivery of virtual machines, applications, and personalized IT services across different data centers and hybrid cloud environments. This course will enable you to troubleshoot common problems with hands-on lab problems.

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Troubleshooting vRealize Automation Installation Issues
  • vRealize Automation installation overview
  • vRealize Automation installation best practices
  • Troubleshooting installation failures
vRealize Automation General Troubleshooting
  • Verifying the DNS configuration settings in vRealize Automation and vSphere
  • Examining the main logs in the user interface
  • Collecting a log bundle
  • Using vracli commands
  • Examining the pods in the vRealize Automation Kubernetes architecture
  • Dumping a log from a vRealize Automation Kubernetes pod
  • Stopping and restarting a vRealize Automation Kubernetes pod
vRealize Automation Cloud Templates and Deployment Troubleshooting
  • Overview of provisioning and placement workflows
  • Examining a deployment history
  • Troubleshooting deployment issues
  • Using deployment Dev mode
  • Troubleshooting YAML code
  • Troubleshooting problems with cloudConfig
vRealize Automation Identity Manager Architecture and Cluster Architecture
  • Authentication workflow in vRealize Automation
  • Connector high availability for the authentication
  • Architecture of a VMware Identity Manager cluster
  • Key VMware Identity Manager commands and log files
  • Troubleshooting a VMware Identity Manager problem
  • Key vRealize Automation components
  • Architecture of the vRealize Automation cluster
  • vRealize Automation node failover scenario
  • vRealize Automation cluster shutdown and startup process
  • Virtual machine provisioning workflow
Troubleshooting vRealize Orchestrator Workflows
  • Overview of vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Automation communications
  • Using the vRealize Orchestrator debugger
  • Using vRealize Orchestrator log output
  • Troubleshooting vRealize Orchestrator binding errors
  • Troubleshooting vRealize Orchestrator logic errors
  • Troubleshooting vRealize Orchestrator payload errors
  • Troubleshooting custom resource errors
  • Troubleshooting resource action errors
Troubleshooting Action Based Extensibility (ABX) Actions
  • Overview of ABX actions
  • Troubleshooting ABX actions
vRealize Automation Integration with vRealize Tools
  • Integrating vRealize Automation and vRealize Log Insight
  • Integrating vRealize Automation and vRealize Operations Manager
  • Using vRealize Operations Manager to monitor vRealize Automation
vRealize Automation Certificate Management
  • Managing vRealize Automation certificates
  • Creating certificate requests with vRealize Lifecycle Manager
  • Using Microsoft Certificate Services to create vRealize Automation certificates
  • Replacing vRealize Automation certificates
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Delivery by TDSynex, Exit Certified and New Horizons an VMware Authorised Training Centre (VATC)

Nexus Humans VMware vRealize Automation: Troubleshooting [V8.6] training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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