VCF 4.2 on VxRail Administration (VCF42VA)


Course Overview

This course enables an administrator to manage a VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) on VxRail solution. It covers reviewing the management interfaces, managing users, roles, and passwords, managing certificates and licenses, managing the workload domains, deploying NSX-T Edge cluster, performing lifecycle management, configuring multi-instance management, and exploring troubleshooting and support options. Hands on labs and simulated interactions are included in the course to provide a walk-through of the key steps involved in the administration of a VCF on VxRail solution.

Who should attend

This course is intended for customers, partners and Dell Technologies employees who are responsible for administering and managing a VCF on VxRail solution.


This course assumes that the students are familiar with:

  • Basic understanding of VMware Cloud Foundation
  • Technical proficiency with VMware ESXi, vSphere and NSX-T components and user interfaces
  • Experience of administering VxRail systems

The following training is recommended:

  • VxRail 7.0.XXX Administration
  • VCF on VxRail Concepts
  • VMware Cloud Foundation Fundamentals

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the VCF on VxRail architecture
  • Manage user accounts, roles and, passwords
  • Manage VCF on VxRail components certificates and licenses
  • Add and remove Tenant workload hosts
  • Explore Developer Center
  • Deploy NSX-T Edge cluster
  • Describe VCF multi-instance management
  • Perform lifecycle management
  • Describe the prerequisites and the process to deploy vRealize Suite
  • Use Supportability and Serviceability (SoS) utility to perform health check and collect logs
  • Update DNS and NTP servers for VCF on VxRail components
  • Locate VCF knowledgebase and advisories

Course Content

  • Describe the VCF on VxRail Solution
  • Navigate the Newly Deployed VCF on VxRail Solution and Describe the Components
  • Configure Active Directory as an Identity Source
  • Manage Use Accounts, Roles and Passwords
  • Perform Certificate Management
  • Manage Licenses in VCF on VxRail
  • Manage Workload Domains
  • Explore Developer Center
  • Deploy NSX-T Edge Clusters
  • Perform Lifecycle Management
  • Deploy vRealize Suite
  • VCF on VxRail Multi-Instance Management
  • Backup and Restore SDDC Manager and NSX-T Manager
  • Explore Troubleshooting and Support Options

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

2 days

  • on request
Classroom Training

2 days

  • on request


Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.