VCP7-CMA – Objective 6.3

Disclaimer: These are my notes from taking the 2V0-731 exam. If something doesn’t make sense, please feel free to reach out.

The goal of this objective is be comfortable with automated certain tasks based on the lifecycle state of a VM.

Objective 6.3 – Configure Virtual Machine Lifecycle Automation

  • Configure automatic post-provisioning actions based on design criteria
  • Configure automatic deactivation of a virtual machine based on condition criteria
  • Configure automated event brokering for different status or event criteria based on design requirements

References

These all rely on creating vRO workflows based on specific events. Such as:

  • Post-provisioning – Create DNS records, Update CMDB
  • Automatic deactivation
  • Automated event brokering

Workflow states are (snipped straight from Life Cycle Extensibility):

Workflow stubs are due to be deprecated, you should instead use event broker workflow subscriptions.

Workflow_States

More details on these:

State_Change_Workflows

These can be used as the triggers when creating an event subscription workflow.

Lifecycle_State

One thought on “VCP7-CMA – Objective 6.3

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s