VMware vRealize Operations: Advanced Use Cases [v8.x]-On Demand


This course, equivalent to 2 days of training, provides advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in operating VMware vRealize® Operations™ 8.X. This course explains the design and creation of advanced dashboards, capacity concepts, and the REST API with real-world use cases.


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

  • Use the applications to group objects
  • Create the logical groups of objects in the vRealize Operations environment
  • Create and design advanced dashboards
  • Discuss about widget and its settings
  • Define a vRealize Operations policy
  • Outline the components of a vRealize Operations policy
  • Create the custom alerts
  • Describe the troubleshooting workbench
  • Review the advanced capacity concepts
  • Discuss the what-if analysis scenarios
  • Describe how to integrate vRealize Operations with VMware vRealize® Suite products
  • Import the VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ applications
  • Describe the super metrics use cases
  • Outline the vRealize Operations REST API architecture
  • Discuss the vRealize Operations traversal spec
  • Create and query objects using the REST API


Experienced system administrators and consultants, application owners, and system architects


You should also have hands-on experience administering vSphere 6.x/7.x deployments.

Product Alignment

  • vRealize Operations 8.6

Course Outline

1 Course Introduction

  • Introduction and course logistics
  • Course objectives

2 Custom Groups and Applications

  • Outline the use cases for custom groups
  • Create the custom groups
  • Assign the objects to custom groups
  • Identify the use cases for applications
  • Create the custom applications
  • Identify the vRealize Network Insight applications

3 Custom Dashboard Design

  • Design the dashboards
  • Discuss the types of widgets and widget’s settings
  • Select the widgets based on the scenario
  • Explain the advanced dashboards
  • Discuss the use cases of dashboards

4 Custom Policies

  • Outline the components of a vRealize Operations policy
  • Review the policies applied to the objects in vRealize Operations
  • Outline how the policy hierarchy is implemented
  • Design a vRealize Operations Policy
  • Understand how a policy supports the business objectives

5 Alerts, Symptoms and Troubleshooting workbench

  • Identify the use case for custom alerts and symptoms
  • Create the custom alerts and symptoms
  • Access the troubleshooting workbench feature
  • Use the troubleshooting workbench feature to identify problems
  • Outline the metric correlation options in vRealize Operations

6 Capacity Models and What-if Scenarios

  • Review the capacity planning concepts
  • Describe the demand based and allocation-based model
  • Discuss the use cases of capacity models
  • Discuss the use cases of what-if analysis scenarios

7 vRealize Operations integration

  • Integrate vRealize Operations with products in vRealize Suite
  • Identify the advantages of integrating vRealize Operations with vRealize Log Insight
  • Import the vRealize Network Insight applications
  • Configure the integration with vRealize Automation

8 Super Metrics

  • Create super metrics
  • Explain the depth value
  • Discuss the use cases of super metrics

9 vRealize Operations REST API

  • Outline the REST API architecture
  • Navigate the REST API landing page
  • Discuss the Swagger response codes
  • Explain the vRealize Operations traversal specification
  • Create and query objects using the REST API
  • Discuss some of the examples of the REST API

Price (ex. VAT)

€ 1.929,00 per person


30 days


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Delivery methods

  • Classroom
  • On-site (at your location)
  • Virtual (instructor online)


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