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VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators [V6]

National Business Training - Computer Training

Course Summary

This course is designed to help operators and administrators who create and manage virtual machines. By combining lecture and hands-on labs the course will help students gain the skills required to work effectively with VMware virtual machines.

Course Schedule

    • This course is not currently scheduled. Call 919-595-8200 or email info@nationalbusinesstraining.com for dates or private training.
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Course Outline

1 – COURSE INTRODUCTION

Introductions and course logistics
Course goals and objectives
Online vSphere resources
Location of online vSphere documentation

2 – VMWARE VIRTUALIZATION OVERVIEW

Identify the differences between traditional and virtual architecture
Identify the infrastructure components that can be virtualized
Describe VMware virtualization concepts
Describe the components of vSphere
Describe the inventory objects managed by vSphere
Identify the components of vCenter Server

3 – VSPHERE CLIENT AND VSPHERE WEB CLIENT

Identify the differences between the VMware vSphere® Web
Client and VMware vSphere® Client™ interfaces
Access and navigate through the vSphere Web Client interface
Use vSphere Web Client to monitor and manage vSphere objects
Perform searches in vSphere Web Client
Remove stored data from vSphere Web Client
Apply roles and permissions to users and user groups

4 – CREATING AND MANAGING VIRTUAL MACHINES

Create and manage virtual machines
Install a guest operating system and VMware Tools™
Explain how to use clones and templates to manage virtual machines
Explain the importance of content libraries
Configure virtual machines
Manage virtual machines using snapshots
Explain how raw device mapping (RDM) allows a virtual machine to directly access and use a storage device

5 – MONITOR VIRTUAL MACHINE RESOURCES

Explain virtual machine resource monitoring concepts
Monitor virtual machine resource usage using vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms
Describe and monitor tasks
Describe, monitor, and manage events
Describe, monitor, manage, and acknowledge alarms

6 – USING VSPHERE VAPP(S)

Describe vApp(s)
Explain the benefits of vApp(s)
Create, edit, and manage a vApp
Clone a vApp
Manage the power status of a vApp

7 – MIGRATING VIRTUAL MACHINES

Describe the types of migration
Explain the importance of vSphere vMotion
Identify the host and virtual machine requirements for vSphere vMotion
Explain how to migrate virtual machines using vSphere vMotion
Explain how to migrate storage with vSphere Storage vMotion
Explain how to migrate virtual machines across virtual switches, vCenter Server systems, and long distances

8 – USING VSPHERE FOR SCALABILITY AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY

Explain how vSphere DRS can be used to optimize the performance of the hosts and virtual machines in a cluster
Explain how vSphere HA can be used to increase the availability of your virtual machines
Explain how vSphere FT can be used for continuous availability of a virtual machine
Explain how vSphere Data Protection and vSphere Replication can be used to replicate backup and restore data in your virtual environment

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Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to provide you with a strong understanding of VMware virtual machine features in vSphere 6.0. By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Describe virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components
Describe the concepts of server, network, storage, and desktop virtualization
Deploy, configure, clone, and manage virtual machines
Use vCenter Server to monitor virtual machine resource usage
Use VMware vSphere® vApp(s)™ to bundle and manage multiple interoperating virtual machines and software applications
Use VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machines
Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™, VMware vSphere® High Availability, VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance, VMware vSphere® Data Protection™, and VMware vSphere® Replication™ to optimize the performance of your vSphere virtual environment

 

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