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VMware® vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage v6.0

Duration: 5 Days
Course Price: $4,125

Overview:

This course will give you a solid understanding of how to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size.

Who Should Attend:

System administrators Systems engineers

At Course Completion:

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives: - Describe the software-defined data center - Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines - Describe vCenter Server architecture - Deploy a vCenter Server instance or VMware vCenter Server™ Appliance™ - Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host - Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client - Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches - Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage - Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots - Create a vApp - Describe and use the content library - Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® - Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage - Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools - 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, and vCenter Server operations

 

Overview:

This course will give you a solid understanding of how to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size.

Who Should Attend:

System administrators Systems engineers

At Course Completion:

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives: - Describe the software-defined data center - Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines - Describe vCenter Server architecture - Deploy a vCenter Server instance or VMware vCenter Server™ Appliance™ - Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host - Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client - Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches - Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage - Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots - Create a vApp - Describe and use the content library - Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® - Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage - Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools - 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, and vCenter Server operations

 

Lesson 1Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Lesson 2Software-Defined Data Center

  • Introduce components of the software-defined data center
  • Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture
  • Install and use vSphere Client
  • Overview of ESXi

Lesson 3Creating Virtual Machines

  • Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
  • Create and work with virtual machines

Lesson 4vCenter Server

  • ? Introduce the vCenter Server architecture
  • Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
  • Install and use vSphere Web Client
  • Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses
  • Explain the benefits of Enhanced vMotion Compatibility

Lesson 5Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

  • Describe, create, and manage standard switches
  • Describe and modify standard switch properties
  • Configure virtual switch load-balancing algorithms
  • Create, configure, and manage vSphere distributed switches, network connections, and port groups

Lesson 6Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

  • Introduce storage protocols and storage device names
  • Discuss ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Create and manage VMware vSphere® VMFS datastores
  • Introduce VMware Virtual SAN™

Lesson 7Virtual Machine Management

  • Use templates and cloning to deploy virtual machines
  • Modify and manage virtual machines
  • Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Create a vApp
  • Introduce the various types of content libraries and how to deploy and use them

Lesson 8Resource Management and Monitoring

  • Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts
  • Configure and manage resource pools
  • Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
  • Use vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms to monitor resource usage
  • Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events
  • Introduce vRealize Operations Manager for data center monitoring and management

Lesson 9vSphere HA and vSphere Fault Tolerance

  • Explain the vSphere HA architecture
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Use vSphere HA advanced parameters
  • Introduce vSphere Fault Tolerance
  • Enable vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machines
  • Introduce vSphere Replication
  • Use vSphere Data Protection to back up and restore data

Lesson 10Host Scalability

  • Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Work with affinity and anti-affinity rules
  • Use vSphere HA and vSphere DRS together

Lesson 11vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance

  • Use vSphere Update Manager to manage ESXi patching
  • Install vSphere Update Manager and the vSphere Update Manager plug-in
  • Create patch baselines
  • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
  • Scan and remediate hosts

Lesson 12Installing VMware Components

  • Introduce ESXi installation
  • Describe boot-from-SAN requirements
  • Introduce vCenter Server deployment options
  • Describe vCenter Server hardware, software, and database requirements
  • Discuss installation of vCenter Server Appliance and a vCenter Server instance

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