VCAP-CMA Deploy – Objective 6.1

Disclaimer: These are my notes from studying for the 3V0-31.18 exam. If something doesn’t make sense, please feel free to reach out. The main goal for the whole of section 6 is to understand the tenant administration required. Objective 6.1 – Manage Authentication Configuration to meet Business Requirements References Configuring vRealize Automation Identity Management in vRealize Automation 7 My study guide for the VCP-CMA – Objectives 2.2, 2.3 & 2.

VCAP-CMA Deploy – Objective 4.2/4.3

Disclaimer: These are my notes from studying for the 3V0-31.18 exam. If something doesn’t make sense, please feel free to reach out. The main goal for the whole of section 4 is to know where to start with troubleshooting various aspects of vRealize Automation. Objective 4.2 – Troubleshoot Tenant Operations References Installing vRealize Automation Configuring vRealize Automation Objective 2.4 – VCP7-CMA What kind of issues might you run into with respect to tenant operations?

VCAP-CMA Deploy – Objective 4.1

Disclaimer: These are my notes from studying for the 3V0-31.18 exam. If something doesn’t make sense, please feel free to reach out. The main goal for the whole of section 4 is to know where to start with troubleshooting various aspects of vRealize Automation. Objective 4.1 – Troubleshoot Infrastructure Issues References Installing vRealize Automation Objective 2.4 – VCP7-CMA I’m going to break this down into user troubleshooting (think permissions, blueprints, business group etc.

VCAP-CMA Deploy – Objective 3.2/3.3

Disclaimer: These are my notes from studying for the 3V0-31.18 exam. If something doesn’t make sense, please feel free to reach out. The main goal for the whole of section 3 is to understand how to build governance into your vRA installation. Objective 3.2 – Implement a Governance Model that Maps to Given Business Needs References Working with Approval Policies This is very much around approval policies so we need to think about how to define a policy & how to consume said policy.

VCAP-CMA Deploy – Objective 3.1

Disclaimer: These are my notes from studying for the 3V0-31.18 exam. If something doesn’t make sense, please feel free to reach out. The main goal for the whole of section 3 is to understand how to build governance into your vRA installation. Objective 3.1 – Manage Multiple Reservations to Meet Business Needs References Configuring vRealize Automation Installing vRealize Automation Reservation Selection To reiterate again we need to think about what could be involved end to end so in a scenario where multiple reservations are the answer, what else could be involved?

VCAP-CMA Deploy – Objective 2.3

Disclaimer: These are my notes from studying for the 3V0-31.18 exam. If something doesn’t make sense, please feel free to reach out. The main goal for the whole of section 2 is to understand how to configure vRA to be able to consume resources. Objective 2.3 -Configure vRealize Automation to consume NSX resources References Configuring vRealize Automation Installing vRealize Automation First thing you’re going to need to do if you want to setup NSX within vRA is confirm that NSX is healthy.

VCAP-CMA Deploy – Objective 2.2

Disclaimer: These are my notes from studying for the 3V0-31.18 exam. If something doesn’t make sense, please feel free to reach out. The main goal for the whole of section 2 is to understand how to configure vRA to be able to consume resources. Objective 2.2 – Create and Manage Storage Profiles References Configuring vRealize Automation Installing vRealize Automation This would seem to cover off two key parts of a storage profile.

VCP7-CMA – Objective 6.4

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 installing plugins into vRO and doing the initial configuration. Particular emphasis on VMware products (no surprises!) Objective 6.4 – Install and Configure Plugins in vRealize Orchestrator Install and configure plug-in in vRealize Orchestrator Install and configure vRealize Automation plugin Install and configure VMware NSX plugin Run configuration workflows in vRealize Orchestrator client Run configuration workflows for vRealize Automation plugin Run configuration workflows for NSX plugin Run configuration workflows for vSphere plugin Determine if a plugin is enabled References Configuring vRealize Automation Life Cycle Extensibility Using the vRealize Orchestrator Plug-in for vRealize Automation Plugins can be downloaded from VMware solution exchange as .

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 Managing vRealize Automation Configuring vRealize Automation Life Cycle Extensibility Eric Shanks Pluralsight Course on vRA Extensibility (no longer have access so I can’t verify exactly what its called) These all rely on creating vRO workflows based on specific events.

VCAP-CMA Deploy – Objective 2.1

Disclaimer: These are my notes from studying for the 3V0-31.18 exam. If something doesn’t make sense, please feel free to reach out. The main goal for the whole of section 2 is to understand how to configure vRA to be able to consume resources. Objective 2.1 – Create and Manage Multiple Endpoints References Configuring vRealize Automation Installing vRealize Automation As I’ve said previously the VCAP-CMA exam is objective based, so you’re likely to be asked to achieve an end goal.

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