VMware Cloud on AWS: Deploy and Manage 2020

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official VMware Curriculum

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This three-day course teaches you skills for deploying and managing a VMware Cloud™ on AWS infrastructure. Through a mix of 85% lecture and 15% hands-on labs, you deploy and manage the VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware vSphere® features that build a foundation for a hybrid infrastructure. You also discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. Anyone planning to migrate, build, or hybridize with VMware Cloud on AWS can benefit from this course.


By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe the architecture of VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Deploy a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC and Virtual Machines (VMs)
  • Configure internal, external, and inter-SDDC networking
  • Describe and configure storage integrations and solutions for VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Configure a connection between an on-premises vSphere SDDC and a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Configure the scale-up and scale-down of a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Migrate virtual machines between on-premises vSphere and VMware Cloud on AWS SDDCs
  • Describe additional services that add value to a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • Describe lifecycle, troubleshooting scenarios, and support resources for a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC

Target Audience

Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators.

Additional Information

Please note: In order to facilitate your VMware e-courseware provision we will share your name and email address (that which we have registered for you on our business systems) with VMware. VMware will then send you directly the details of your e-courseware access no less than 48 hours before your course is due to take place. VMware will not use these details for any other purpose than provisioning you with your e-courseware.

Please note that these details are held by VMware outside of the EU. If you have an existing VMware MyLearn account it is imperative that you notify us of the email address you have registered to this account. Should you have any questions or concerns about this please contact your account manager.

Those delegates who are attending via either virtual or extended classroom will be required to provide either dual monitors or single monitor plus a tablet device.

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Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS (4 topics)

  • Why Choose VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Overview of VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Integrations with AWS
  • Licensing, Pricing, and Billing

Managing the SDDC and creating Virtual Machines (4 topics)

  • Creating and Managing Users in VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Deploying and Accessing an SDDC
  • Transferring Content to the SDDC
  • Creating Virtual Machines

VMware Cloud on AWS: Networking (4 topics)

  • Overview of VMware Cloud on AWS Networking
  • Configure Management Gateway Networking
  • Configure Compute Gateway Networking
  • Inter-SDDC Networking

VMware Cloud on AWS: Storage (3 topics)

  • VMware vSAN in VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Using Amazon S3 with VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Using Amazon EFS with VMware Cloud on AWS

Working with On-Premises VMware vSphere (3 topics)

  • Hybrid Linked Mode
  • Hybrid Cloud Extension
  • Migrating Virtual Machines

VMware Cloud on AWS Permissions and Security (2 topics)

  • Understand VMware Cloud on AWS Permissions
  • Security Hardening for VMware Cloud on AWS

Scaling the SDDC and Host Management (4 topics)

  • Sizing the SDDC
  • Cluster Management
  • Add and Remove Hosts
  • Host Remediation

Resource Management and Availability (2 topics)

  • vSphere DRS and Elastic DRS
  • HA and vSphere FT

Using Other VMware Products with the SDDC (4 topics)

  • Site Recovery Add-On Service
  • VMware Horizon®
  • VMware vRealize® Automation™
  • Using APIs and VMware vSphere® PowerCLI™

Maintaining and Troubleshooting VMware Cloud on AWS (4 topics)

  • Best Practice Maintenance
  • Support and Staying Up-to-Date
  • Common Troubleshooting Steps
  • Next Steps to use VMware Cloud on AWS


Before taking this course, students should take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge and experience:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
  • VMware vSAN and HCI Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Network Virtualization with NSX

Scheduled Dates

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Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

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