Free Training: VMware vCloud Director Fundamentals [V5.1]

Free Training: VMware vCloud Director Fundamentals [V5.1]

VMware announced a FREE online training course called “VMware vCloud Director Fundamentals [5.1]“.

This course is a self-paced course which lasts 3.5 hours and it’s available through myLearn training.

The VMware vCloud Director Fundamentals self-paced course introduces students to the components, architecture, functions, and benefits of vCloud Director. For more information regarding vCloud Director I suggest reading the “what’s new” document.


  • Briefly explain cloud computing
  • Recognize cloud implementations
  • Identify VMware vCloud Director functions and benefits
  • Analyze vCloud Director architecture
  • Identify the vCloud Director components and their functions
  • Examine how to charge for resources
  • Determine the licensing needs
  • Recognize the prerequisites for vCloud Director installation
  • Illustrate vCloud Director software installation
  • Demonstrate configuration of vCloud Director software
  • Differentiate the vCloud Director terminologies
  • Configure and manage vSphere resources
  • Configure and manage cloud resources
  • Create and provision organizations
  • Create and manage catalogs
  • Utilize roles and rights to control access
  • Recognize the different administration roles within vCloud Director
  • Recognize types of networks in vCloud Director
  • Create and manage the networks
  • Identify different types of network pools
  • Recognize user tasks and privileges
  • Identify how to work with vCloud Director as a user
Niels Engelen
Working as a Global Technologist in Product Strategy for Veeam Software with an interest for anything virtual and cloud. Niels is as a VMware Certified Professional (VCP-DCV 4, 5, 6) and a Veeam Certified Architect (VMCA). Niels also gained the VMware vExpert award (2012-2017) and is an ex-PernixPro.
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