Hybrid Cloud Form Contents

Chapter 1: Describing CloudForms

  • Section 1.1: Describing CloudForms Architecture
  • Section 1.2: Quiz: Describing CloudForms Architecture
  • Section 1.3: Defining CloudForms Terminology
  • Section 1.4: Quiz: Defining CloudForms Terminology
  • Section 1.5: Quiz: Describing CloudForms
  • Section 1.6: Summary

Chapter 2: Implementing CloudForms

  • Section 2.1: Describing CloudForms Appliance Deployments
  • Section 2.2: Quiz: Describing CloudForms Appliance Deployments
  • Section 2.3: Configuring the CloudForms Database and Network
  • Section 2.4: Guided Exercise: Configuring the CloudForms Database and Network
  • Section 2.5: Performing CloudForms Initial Configuration
  • Section 2.6: Guided Exercise: Performing CloudForms Initial Configuration
  • Section 2.7: Implementing Server Roles
  • Section 2.8: Guided Exercise: Implementing Server Roles
  • Section 2.9: Protecting CloudForms Data
  • Section 2.10: Guided Exercise: Protecting CloudForms Data
  • Section 2.11: Quiz: Multiple Choice Implementing CloudForms
  • Section 2.12: Summary

Chapter 3: Connecting to CloudForms Providers

  • Section 3.1: Describing CloudForms Provider Concepts
  • Section 3.2: Quiz: Describing CloudForms Provider Concepts
  • Section 3.3: Adding an Infrastructure Provider
  • Section 3.4: Guided Exercise: Adding an Infrastructure Provider
  • Section 3.5: Adding a Cloud and Network Provider
  • Section 3.6: Guided Exercise: Adding a Cloud and Network Provider
  • Section 3.7: Adding a Containers Provider
  • Section 3.8: Guided Exercise: Adding a Containers Provider
  • Section 3.9: Quiz: Connecting to CloudForms Providers
  • Section 3.10: Summary

Chapter 4: Organizing CloudForms

  • Section 4.1: Managing Tenants
  • Section 4.2: Guided Exercise: Managing Tenants
  • Section 4.3: Managing Users and Groups
  • Section 4.4: Guided Exercise: Managing Users and Groups
  • Section 4.5: Implementing SmartTags
  • Section 4.6: Guided Exercise: Implementing SmartTags
  • Section 4.7: Setting Chargeback Rates
  • Section 4.8: Guided Exercise: Setting Chargeback Rates
  • Section 4.9: Managing CloudForms with the API
  • Section 4.10: Guided Exercise: Managing CloudForms with the API
  • Section 4.11: Lab: Organizing CloudForms
  • Section 4.12: Summary

Chapter 5: Provisioning Virtual Machines

  • Section 5.1: Provisioning VMs Using an Infrastructure Provider
  • Section 5.2: Guided Exercise: Provisioning VMs Using an Infrastructure Provider
  • Section 5.3: Describing VM Customization with Kickstart
  • Section 5.4: Quiz: Describing VM Customization with Kickstart
  • Section 5.5: Provisioning VMs Using a Cloud Provider
  • Section 5.6: Guided Exercise: Provisioning VMs Using a Cloud Provider
  • Section 5.7: Customizing VMs with Cloud-Init
  • Section 5.8: Guided Exercise: Customizing VMs with Cloud-Init
  • Section 5.9: Lab: Provisioning Virtual Machines
  • Section 5.10: Summary

Chapter 6: Managing Resource Policies

  • Section 6.1: Implementing Control Policies
  • Section 6.2: Guided Exercise: Implementing Control Policies
  • Section 6.3: Implementing Compliance Policies
  • Section 6.4: Guided Exercise: Implementing Compliance Policies
  • Section 6.5: Lab: Managing Resource Policies
  • Section 6.6: Summary

Chapter 7: Generating CloudForms Reports

  • Section 7.1: Generating Custom Reports
  • Section 7.2: Guided Exercise: Generating Custom Reports
  • Section 7.3: Implementing Dashboards
  • Section 7.4: Guided Exercise: Implementing Dashboards
  • Section 7.5: Generating Chargeback Reports
  • Section 7.6: Guided Exercise: Generating Chargeback Reports
  • Section 7.7: Implementing Drift Reporting
  • Section 7.8: Guided Exercise: Implementing Drift Reporting
  • Section 7.9: Quiz: Generating CloudForms Reports
  • Section 7.10: Summary

Chapter 8: Managing CloudForms Life Cycle

  • Section 8.1: Managing Life Cycle Events
  • Section 8.2: Guided Exercise: Managing Life Cycle Events
  • Section 8.3: Running a Planning Simulation
  • Section 8.4: Guided Exercise: Running a Planning Simulation
  • Section 8.5: Lab: Managing CloudForms Life Cycles
  • Section 8.6: Summary

Chapter 9: Analyzing Metrics with CloudForms Intelligence

  • Section 9.1: Analyzing Utilization Metrics
  • Section 9.2: Quiz: Analyzing Utilization Metrics
  • Section 9.3: Analyzing Timelines
  • Section 9.4: Guided Exercise: Analyzing Timelines
  • Section 9.5: Quiz: Analyzing Metrics with CloudForms Intelligence
  • Section 9.6: Summary

Chapter 10: Configuring CloudForms Alerts

  • Section 10.1: Describing CloudForms Alerts
  • Section 10.2: Quiz: Describing CloudForms Alerts
  • Section 10.3: Creating Cluster Alerts
  • Section 10.4: Guided Exercise: Creating Cluster Alerts
  • Section 10.5: Creating Host Alerts
  • Section 10.6: Guided Exercise: Creating Host Alerts
  • Section 10.7: Creating VM and Instance Alerts
  • Section 10.8: Guided Exercise: Creating VM and Instance Alerts
  • Section 10.9: Lab: Configuring CloudForms Alerts
  • Section 10.10: Summary

Chapter 11: Automating Tasks in CloudForms

  • Section 11.1: Describing CloudForms Automate
  • Section 11.2: Quiz: Describing CloudForms Automate
  • Section 11.3: Managing CloudForms Automate
  • Section 11.4: Guided Exercise: Managing CloudForms Automate
  • Section 11.5: Customizing CloudForms Automate
  • Section 11.6: Guided Exercise: Customizing CloudForms Automate
  • Section 11.7: Invoking Automate
  • Section 11.8: Guided Exercise: Invoking Automate
  • Section 11.9: Implementing Custom State Machines
  • Section 11.10: Guided Exercise: Implementing Custom State Machines
  • Section 11.11: Lab: Automating Tasks in CloudForms
  • Section 11.12: Summary

Chapter 12: Managing Catalogs

  • Section 12.1: Creating Catalogs
  • Section 12.2: Guided Exercise: Creating Catalogs
  • Section 12.3: Extending Catalogs with CloudForms Automate
  • Section 12.4: Guided Exercise: Extending Catalogs with CloudForms Automate
  • Section 12.5: Ordering Services from a Catalog
  • Section 12.6: Guided Exercise: Ordering Services from a Catalog
  • Section 12.7: Lab: Managing Catalogs
  • Section 12.8: Summary

Chapter 13: CloudForms Automation with Ansible

  • Section 13.1: Adding a Configuration Management Provider
  • Section 13.2: Guided Exercise: Adding a Configuration Management Provider
  • Section 13.3: Configuring Virtual Machines Using Ansible
  • Section 13.4: Guided Exercise: Configuring Virtual Machines Using Ansible
  • Section 13.5: Launching Ansible From Service Catalogs
  • Section 13.6: Guided Exercise: Launching Ansible From Service Catalogs
  • Section 13.7: Lab: CloudForms Automation with Ansible