Data Center and Virtualization VMware vSphere Fast Track 5Day - VSFASTTRKV6

VMware vSphere Fast Track 5Day - VSFASTTRKV6


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  • Course Delivery: Virtual Classroom
  • Duration: 40
  • Language: English
  • Audience: System administrators and system integrators

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This intensive, extended-hours and hands-on lab training course focuses on installing, configuring, managing and troubleshooting VMware vSphere 6, including VMware ESXi 6 and VMware vCenter Server 6. This course combines the content of our best-selling VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage course with troubleshooting skills needed for maintaining highly available and scalable vSphere environments. Students will gain practical experience with these concepts through the completion of hands-on labs.

System administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying the Horizon Mirage system

Topics Covered

Course Detail:
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.

Course Detail 1:
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.

Course Detail 2:
10. vSphere HA and 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 Maintenance: 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.



New and experienced system administrators, systems engineers, and system integrators willing to work hard to achieve superior vSphere skills with minimal time away from the office.


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