Course: Using Vagrant

$131.89 incl. vat

duration: 6 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |

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In this Vagrant training course you will learn the basics of Vagrant. Vagrant is a program to build up a virtual machine. You will learn the installation and configuration and how you can implement Vagrant in your organization.

Among the subjects covered are DevOps virtualiation tools, Vagrant boxes, Vagrant VirtualBox, HTTP sharing, SSH, HTTP, Apache Tomcat, Vagrant allows, SMB, Vagrantfile, VAgrant base box and far more.


After finishing this course you are familiar with the basics of Vagrant.


You have basic experience as a software developer.

Target audience

Network Administrator, Software Developer, Web Developer


Using Vagrant

6 hours

Using Vagrant: Introduction

  • start the course
  • describe Vagrant and its functionality
  • describe the core concepts of Vagrant and its benefits to developers, administrators, and designers
  • compare Vagrant with other DevOps virtualization tools
  • configure the Vagrant environment
  • identify how Vagrant is implemented in virtualization and how Vagrant works without VirtualBox
  • describe how to get all Vagrant components up and running
  • identify the different portions of the Vagrant configuration file (VagrantFile)
  • describe the concepts behind Vagrant boxes
  • describe the startup process of Vagrant
  • identify the use of the Vagrant VirtualBox provider
  • use the box command to manage, add, and remove boxes
  • use the connect command to access a static IP that can be used to communicate to the shared Vagrant environment
  • use the destroy command to stop the running machine
  • use the global-status command to retrieve the state of all active Vagrant environments on the system
  • describe the Vagrant environment variables and how they are used in a Vagrant installation
  • describe how Vagrant uses HTTP sharing to create a URL that can be used by anyone
  • describe how Vagrant share allows remote SSH access to your Vagrant environment
  • describe how Vagrant can share every port in your Vagrant environment, not just SSH and HTTP
  • identify the steps needed to make your own custom providers
  • describe the security concerns of a Vagrant installation
  • describe the setup process and the supported provisioners
  • configure Apache Tomcat
  • describe the basics of automated provisioning
  • work with multiple or no provisioners
  • describe platform specific (Windows vs. Linux) provisioning issues
  • list the steps in a Vagrant installation

Using Vagrant: Configuration

  • start the course
  • describe basic networking usage in a Vagrant installation
  • describe how Vagrant allow you to access a port on your host machine and have all data forwarded
  • identify the process in which Vagrant allows access to your guest machine by an address that is not publicly accessible from the Internet
  • describe how Vagrant allows public access to your machine
  • describe how host-only networking is private to the virtual machines involved and the host machine
  • describe how a bridged network makes the machine appear as another physical device
  • describe how Vagrant allows you to sync a folder on the host machine to the guest machine
  • identify performance penalties and how NFS can speed up Vagrant operations
  • describe how Vagrant can use rsync to synchronize a folder to the guest machine
  • describe how Vagrant can use SMB to create a bi-directional synced folder between the Vagrant machine and the host machine
  • distinguish between the types of shared folders and VirtualBox shared folders
  • describe how Vagrant uses Vagrantfile to define and control multiple guest machines
  • identify environments which contain multiple virtual machines and how Vagrant controls them
  • describe how the Vagrant Push feature allows you to deploy any application
  • recognize the different machine types and how to designate a primary machine
  • describe how machines are started and how to configure Vagrant to not start specific machines
  • describe the different categories of Vagrant boxes and how they are used
  • describe how providers have a custom box format that affects how base boxes are made
  • create a Vagrant base box
  • describe how Vagrant boxes are maintained
  • describe how to change and augment the behavior and functionality of Vagrant
  • work with a basic Vagrant plugin
  • describe the basic skills and steps of Vagrant plugin development
  • work with commands to manage Vagrant plugins
  • describe how to install and configure a Vagrant plugin
  • install and use a box in an existing Vagrant installation

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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