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VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6]

National Business Training - Computer Training

Course Summary

This course focuses on installing, configuring, managing & troubleshooting VMware vSphere® 6, including VMware ESXi™ 6 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6. Students will gain practical experience through the completion of intensive, hands-on labs.

Course Schedule

    • This course is not currently scheduled. Call 919-595-8200 or email info@nationalbusinesstraining.com for dates or private training.
  • S - ScheduledGTR - Guaranteed to Run

Course Outline

1 – COURSE INTRODUCTION

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

2 – SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTER

Introduce virtualization and vSphere components
Explain the concepts of server, network, and storage virtualization
Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture
Install and use vSphere user interfaces
Describe the ESXi architecture and configure various ESXi settings

3 – CREATING VIRTUAL MACHINES

Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
Deploy a single virtual machine
Explain the importance of VMware Tools™
Describe how to import an OVF template

4 – VMWARE VCENTER SERVER

Introduce vCenter Server architecture
Introduce vCenter Server Appliance
Install and configure vCenter Server Appliance
Use the vSphere Web Client
Configure VMware vCenter™ Single Sign-On™ and VMware Platform Services Controller™
Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses

5 – TROUBLESHOOTING VSPHERE

Use a structured approach to troubleshoot issues in vSphere
Discuss options for running vSphere commands
Locate and use important vSphere log files

6 – CONFIGURING AND MANAGING VIRTUAL NETWORKS

Describe, create, and manage a standard switch
Describe and modify standard switch properties
Describe the NIC teaming of a standard switch port group
Describe, create, and manage a distributed switch
Troubleshoot virtual networking

7 – CONFIGURING AND MANAGING VIRTUAL STORAGE

Introduce storage protocols and device names
Configure ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
Create and manage vSphere VMFS datastores
Introduce VMware Virtual SAN™ datastores
Troubleshoot virtual storage

8 – VIRTUAL MACHINE MANAGEMENT

Use templates and cloning to deploy virtual machines
Modify and manage virtual machines
Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
Create VMware vSphere® vApp™
Describe the types of content libraries
Troubleshoot virtual machines and snapshots

9 – RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND MONITORING

Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts
Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
Configure and manage resource pools
Use vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms to monitor resource usage
Use vRealize Operations Manager to manage a software-defined data center
Troubleshoot ESXi and vCenter Server

10 – VSPHERE HA & VSPHERE FT

Explain the vSphere HA architecture
Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
Set vSphere HA advanced parameters
Enable vSphere FT on a virtual machine
Describe vSphere Replication and vSphere Data Protection
Troubleshoot vSphere HA

11 – HOST SCALABILITY WITH VSPHERE DRS

Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
Create a vSphere DRS cluster
View information about a vSphere DRS cluster
Troubleshoot vSphere DRS clusters

12 – VSPHERE UPDATE MANAGER AND HOST MAINTAINENCE

Describe, install, and configure vSphere Update Manager
Describe and use host profiles
Use baselines and remediate ESXi hosts
Perform patch management

13 – INSTALLING VSPHERE COMPONENTS

Describe how to install ESXi interactively
Identify the basic requirements for an ESXi host to boot from SAN
Identify system requirements to install vCenter Server
Install vCenter Server on a supported Windows system

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Course Objectives

Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines
Deploy a vCenter Server instance or VMware vCenter™ Server Appliance™
Configure and manage the vSphere infrastructure with the VMware vSphere® Client™ and the VMware vSphere® Web Client
Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
Describe and use a content library
Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
Use VMware vRealize™ Operations Manager™ to identify and solve issues through analytics and alerts
Manage VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery
Use VMWare vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
Use vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability
Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches
Perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, vCenter Server, virtual networking, virtual storage, and other vSphere operations

 

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