Virtual ClassroomLearning Style
5 DaysCourse Duration
About Individual Course:
About this course:
This intensive, extended-hours course combines instructor training with hands-on labs to focus on how to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot VMware vSphere® 6, including VMware ESXi™ 6 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6. This course combines the content of the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage course with training in the troubleshooting skills needed for maintaining highly available and scalable vSphere environments. Students gain practical experience with these concepts through the completion of hands-on labs. This course also prepares the students for the VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV) certification exam.
The average salary of Vmware Administrator is $79,681 per year.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- 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 VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client
- Configure vSphere standard and distributed switches
- Describe and use a content library
- Migrate virtual machines and storage with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
- 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 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
New and experienced system administrators, systems engineers, and system integrators seeking superior vSphere skills with minimal time away from the office.
- System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
- Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course
Suggested prerequisites courses:
Virtual Instructed-Led Outline
- Introductions and course logistics
- Course objectives
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
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
- Introduce vCenter Server architecture
- Introduce vCenter Server Appliance
- Install and configure vCenter Server Appliance
- Use vSphere Web Client
- Configure VMware vCenter? Single Sign-On? and VMware Platform Services Controller?
- Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses
- Use a structured approach to troubleshoot issues in vSphere
- Discuss options for running vSphere commands
- Locate and use important vSphere log files
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
Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
- Introduce storage protocols and device names
- Configure ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
- Create and manage VMware vSphere® VMFS datastores
- Introduce VMware Virtual SAN? datastores
- Troubleshoot virtual storage
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 vApps
- Describe the types of content libraries
- Troubleshoot virtual machines and snapshots
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
vSphere HA and vSphere Fault Tolerance
- Explain the vSphere HA architecture
- Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
- Set vSphere HA advanced parameters
- Enable vSphere Fault Tolerance on a virtual machine
- Describe vSphere Replication and vSphere Data Protection
- Troubleshoot vSphere HA
- Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
- Create a vSphere DRS cluster
- View information about a vSphere DRS cluster
- Troubleshoot vSphere DRS clusters
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
|Learning Style||Virtual Classroom|
|Course Duration||5 Days|
|VPA Eligible||VPA Eligible|
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