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VMware Telco Cloud Automation: Install Configure Manage [V1.8]

Price

$5,300.00 (AUD)

Duration

5 Days

Modality

Live Online

Course code

EDU-TCAICM18-OE

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Course Overview

This five-day, hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in operating and troubleshooting the VMware Telco Cloud AutomationTM environment. In this course, you are introduced to VMware Telco Cloud Automation infrastructure settings, deployment options, and procedures. You explore Containers as a Service and understand the workflow details of Partner Integration processes. You are introduced to zero-touch provisioning and its importance in VMware Telco Cloud Automation. You onboard and instantiate network functions and network services using hands-on lab exercises.

In addition, you are presented with life cycle management workflows as well as various types of technical problems in VMware Telco Cloud Automation, which you will identify, analyze, and solve through a systematic process.This five-day, hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in operating and troubleshooting the VMware Telco Cloud AutomationTM environment. In this course, you are introduced to VMware Telco Cloud Automation infrastructure settings, deployment options, and procedures. You explore Containers as a Service and understand the workflow details of Partner Integration processes. You are introduced to zero-touch provisioning and its importance in VMware Telco Cloud Automation. You onboard and instantiate network functions and network services using hands-on lab exercises.

In addition, you are presented with life cycle management workflows as well as various types of technical problems in VMware Telco Cloud Automation, which you will identify, analyze, and solve through a systematic process.

Course Objectives

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

  • List VMware Telco Cloud Automation deployment options and procedures
  • Describe the VMware Telco Cloud Automation infrastructure settings
  • Configure Containers as a Service (CaaS) functionality
  • Describe partner integration options and procedures
  • Define zero-touch provisioning and describe infrastructure deployment
  • Instantiate network services and network functions
  • Describe the authorization model of VMware Telco Cloud Automation
  • Define platform life cycle management (LCM) for VMware Telco Cloud Automation
  • Enumerate troubleshooting concepts and day-two operations for VMware Telco Cloud Automation
  • Describe the use of APIs within VMware Telco Cloud Automation
  • List examples of how VMware Telco Cloud Automation can be used in a CICD environment

Target Audience

  • Telco cloud system administrators and telco network operations engineers
  • Professionals who work with telco or enterprise and data center networks
  • Designers and operations engineers who manage telco workloads

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have completed the VMware Telco Cloud Automation Fundamentals course.

Product Alignment

VMware Telco Cloud Automation 1.8

Target Audience

  • Telco cloud system administrators and telco network operations engineers
  • Professionals who work with telco or enterprise and data center networks
  • Designers and operations engineers who manage telco workloads

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have completed the VMware Telco Cloud Automation Fundamentals course.

Product Alignment

VMware Telco Cloud Automation 1.8

Module 1

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2

VMware Telco Cloud Automation Installation

  • Describe day-zero operations for VMware Telco Cloud Automation
  • Describe the VMware Telco Cloud Automation architecture
  • List the steps to perform VMware Telco Cloud Automation deployment
  • List the steps to perform VMware Telco Cloud Automation control plane integration
  • Describe VMware Telco Cloud Automation control plane scaling
  • Describe the requirements on other applications such as VMware vRealize® Orchestrator™ and Harbor
  • Describe where, when, and how to use VMware Telco Cloud Automation tagging

Module 3

Day One Operations: Infrastructure Settings

  • Describe the VMware Telco Cloud Automation infrastructure options
  • Describe VMware Telco Cloud Automation infrastructure requirements
  • Outline the role of virtual infrastructure and TCA
  • Identify the benefits of public versus private infrastructure
  • List the steps to integrate a VM-based virtual infrastructure
  • List the steps to integrate a container-based virtual infrastructure
  • Describe private infrastructure requirements

Module 4

Day One Operations: Containers as a Service

  • Define Containers as a Service (CaaS)
  • List the challenges of CNF deployment without automation
  • Describe the Kubernetes and VMware Tanzu™ Kubernetes Grid™ architectures
  • Describe supporting technologies like Cluster API
  • List steps to create a Kubernetes cluster template
  • Describe the process for deploying node pools and groups
  • Describe cluster monitoring
  • List CaaS scale options

Module 5

Day One Operations: Partner Integration

  • Describe partner integration and the types of partners
  • Describe Harbor and the various Harbor platforms
  • List the steps to interface with a Harbor platform
  • Compare and contrast specialized VNF managers (S-VNFMs) and generic VNF managers (G-VNFMs)
  • Explain how to add an S-VNFM
  • Define S-VNFM use cases

Module 6

Day One Operations: Zero Touch Provisioning and Infrastructure Deployment

  • Describe zero-touch provisioning
  • List the use cases of zero-touch provisioning
  • List the benefits of zero-touch provisioning
  • Describe the infrastructure requirements of zero-touch provisioning
  • Describe the zero-touch provisioning domains
  • List the steps to deploy an infrastructure using zero-touch provisioning

Module 7

Day One Operations: Network Functions ad Network Services

  • Describe the roles of network services and network functions
  • List the types of descriptors
  • Describe the role of TOSCA
  • Describe the role of onboarding
  • List the steps to onboard network functions and network services
  • Examine the results of the onboarding process
  • List the steps to instantiate network functions and network services
  • Examine the results of the instantiation process

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