VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility (VCOE)


Who should attend

  • Experienced VMware administrators
  • Automation and orchestration specialists
  • System integrators
  • Private cloud and public cloud administrators


  • Knowledge of VMware vSphere®
  • vCloud Automation Center: Install, Configure, Manage course or equivalent knowledge
  • Working knowledge of scripting or programming using JavaScript, Windows PowerShell, Perl, Java, Python, or similar languages

Course Objectives

This hands-on training course explores the use of VMware vCenter™ Orchestrator™ 5.5 and VMware vCloud® Automation Center™ 6.1 for the automation of VMware cloud infrastructure and IT processes. The course focuses on extensibility and advanced administration through the use of vCenter Orchestrator workflows in vCloud Automation Center. Students will gain practical experience through the completion of hands-on labs.

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

  • Describe the features, benefits, components, and integration of vCenter Orchestrator and vCloud Automation Center and the role of vCenter Orchestrator workflows and content elements in automation
  • Use the vCenter Orchestrator client to access and navigate the vCenter Orchestrator platform and to import and run library vCenter Orchestrator workflows
  • Design, develop, and run custom reusable vCenter Orchestrator workflows
  • Use VMware APIs in vCenter Orchestrator workflow scripts
  • Integrate vCloud Automation Center with vCenter Orchestrator instances to extend infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) machine lifecycle processes and enhance and deliver custom IT services
  • Use the Advanced Service Designer in vCloud Automation Center to integrate vCenter Orchestrator workflows with external systems and build automation solutions
  • Export, package, and apply version control to vCloud Orchestrator workflows
  • Configure a vCenter Orchestrator environment for server availability using built-in clustering

Course Content

  • Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Module 2: Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility Overview
  • Module 3: vCenter Orchestrator
  • Module 4: Using vCenter Orchestrator Workflow Components
  • Module 5: vCenter Orchestrator Workflow Development Concepts
  • Module 6: Developing Complex vCenter Orchestrator Workflows
  • Module 7: Using VMware Infrastructure APIs with vCenter Orchestrator
  • Module 8: Integrating vCenter Orchestrator with External Systems
  • Module 9: vCloud Automation Center IaaS Extensibility
  • Module 10: vCloud Automation Center XaaS
  • Module 11: Enhanced IT Service Delivery
  • Module 12: Delivering vCenter Orchestrator Workflows
  • Module 13: Installing and Configuring vCenter Orchestrator
  • Module 14: vCenter Orchestrator Server Availability

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration 5 days

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days


Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.