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Written by Christopher Lewis on January 12, 2017

This post is a part of a series of posts for preparation for the VCAP6-CMA Deploy exam. For the full exam prep resources check here. Prerequisites Deploy a Windows Virtual Machine to be used as a IaaS Server. Install and Configure the VMware vRealize Automation IaaS Prerequisites Configure Service Account permissions in SQL Server Download the IaaS Installer from the VMware vRealize Automation Appliance Configuration Overview The high level configuration steps for this are:

VMware vRealize Automation VCAP6 VCAP6-CMA

Written by Christopher Lewis on January 11, 2017

This post is a part of a series of posts for preparation for the VCAP6-CMA Deploy exam. For the full exam prep resources check here. Note: Let’s be clear everyone tends to use Brian Graf’s vRA6 IaaS Prerequisite script (available via github) in real life but we need to understand what the manual process is too so that in the event of a configuration issue, we have a better chance to understand when a configuration is wrong.

VMware vRealize Automation VCAP6 VCAP6-CMA

Written by Christopher Lewis on January 11, 2017

Objective Overview Objective 1.1 - Deploy and Manage a vRA Appliance and IaaS Server as single nodes Acquire IaaS installation media from the virtual appliance Perform initial configuration of appliance and IaaS Configure NTP server for vRealize Appliances Assign appropriate IP address to vRealize Appliance Enable Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) to communicate between all servers in deployment. Configure Windows Firewall to allow vRA components to communicate Objective Prerequisites The following prerequisites are assumed for this Objective:

VMware vRealize Automation VCAP6 VCAP6-CMA

Written by Christopher Lewis on January 10, 2017

This post is a part of a series of posts for preparation for the VCAP6-CMA Deploy exam. For the full exam prep resources check here. Prerequisites Deploy the VMware vRealize Automation Appliance from OVA. Power On the vRealize Automation Appliance. Configuration Overview The high level configuration steps for this appliance are: Connect to the Automation Appliance VAMI Configure the Time/NTP settings Confirm the Network Settings Configure the Host Settings Configure the SSO Settings Configure Licensing Confirm vRealize Automation Services Status Logon to the vRealize Automation Portal Step by Step Instructions Connect to the Identity Appliance VAMI Using a web browser, navigate to** VAMI** of the Automation Appliance (https://automation-appliance.

VMware vRealize Automation VCAP6 VCAP6-CMA

Written by Christopher Lewis on January 10, 2017

This post is a part of a series of posts for preparation for the VCAP6-CMA Deploy exam. For the full exam prep resources check here. Step by Step Instructions Within the VMware vSphere Web Client, right click and select Deploy OVF Template. Click Browse, navigate to the location of the Identity Appliance OVA, select it and then click Open. Click Next. Enter the Identity Appliance name into the the Name text field and then select the Datacentre or folder location to deploy the Identity Appliance.

VMware vRealize Automation VCAP6 VCAP6-CMA

Written by Christopher Lewis on January 10, 2017

This post is a part of a series of posts for preparation for the VCAP6-CMA Deploy exam. For the full exam prep resources check here. Prerequisites Deploy the VMware vRealize Identity Appliance from OVA Configuration Overview The high level configuration steps for this appliance are: Connect to the Identity Appliance VAMI Configure the Time/NTP settings Confirm the Network Settings Configure the SSO Administrator Password Configure the SSO Hostname Configure the SSL Certificate Join the Identity Appliance to Active Directory Step by Step Instructions Connect to the Identity Appliance VAMI Using a web browser, navigate to VAMI of the Identity Appliance https://identity-appliance.

VMware vRealize Automation VCAP6 VCAP6-CMA

Written by Christopher Lewis on January 9, 2017

This post is a part of a series of posts for preparation for the VCAP6-CMA Deploy exam. For the full exam prep resources check here. Step by Step Instructions Deploying the VMware vRealize Automation Appliance Within the VMware vSphere Web Client, right click and select Deploy OVF Template. Click Browse, navigate to the location of the vRealize Automation OVA, select it and then click Open. Click Next.

VMware vRealize Automation VCAP6 VCAP6-CMA

Written by Christopher Lewis on December 22, 2016

Objective Overview Objective 3.2 - Deploy and Manage Certificates and Access Control Create/add/modify users and groups for specific roles. Assign new administrative users to different Business Groups. Create custom groups that grant users/groups multiple roles. Assign a user to specific Custom Groups and Business Groups. Configure user access to Identity Store Groups, Custom Groups, Business Groups, and Entitled Items according to a deployment plan. Generate new certificate requests. Deploy and Update certificates for multiple vRealize appliances.

VMware vRealize Automation VCAP6 VCAP6-CMA

Written by Christopher Lewis on November 4, 2016

VMware Education have finally announced the GA of the VCAP6-CMA Deploy Exam. I better get studying! http://blogs.vmware.com/education/2016/11/vcap6-cma-deploy-exam-now-available.html

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Written by Christopher Lewis on August 26, 2016

It has been a tense but satisfying couple of weeks for me. I have been waiting on three things, vExpert Announcement and the results from the VCAP6-DCV and VCAP6-CMA Design BETA exams. As you’ll get from the title of the post, I managed two out of three. So that’s vExpert 2016 as well as VMware Advanced Professional 6 - Cloud Management and Automation Design certification. I’m not disheartened about not passing the VCAP6-DCV Design exam afterall I lost one hour out of four in that BETA exam because of the fact the exam kept freezing so it would have been a miracle to have passed it.

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