VMware vSphere:Skills for Operators [V6] (VSSOV6)
Virtual ClassroomLearning Style
2 DaysCourse Duration
About Individual Course:
About this course:
VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators is a two-day technical classroom training course designed to help operators and administrators create and manage virtual machines. This two-day lecture and lab course will help students gain the skills required to work effectively with VMware® virtual machines. This course is based on VMware® ESXi 5.5 and VMware® vCenter Server 5.5.
The average salary for Vmware Administrator is $79,168 per year.
After completing this course students will be able to:
- 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.
- Technical professionals with system administration skills and operators responsible for managing virtual machines using ESXi and vCenter Server
- System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
- Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course for VCA-DCV certification
Virtual Instructed-Led Outline
- Module 1: Course Introduction
- Introductions and course logistics
- Course goals and objectives
- Online vSphere resources
- Location of online vSphere documentation
- Module 2: VMware Virtualization Overview
- Compare the components and concepts of traditional architecture and virtual architecture
- Identify the benefits of virtual architecture
- Describe the VMware virtualization infrastructure
- Describe vSphere products and features
- Describe inventory objects managed by vSphere
- Describe the main features of vCenter Server
- Module 3: vSphere Client and vSphere Web Client
- Identify the differences between the VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client interfaces
- Access, navigate, and customize vSphere Web Client
- Use vSphere Web Client to monitor and manage vSphere objects
- Perform searches in vSphere Web Client
- Explain how roles and permissions can be assigned to users and user groups using vSphere Web Client
- Module 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
- Module 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
- Module 6: Using vSphere vApp(s)
- Describe a vApp
- Create a vApp
- Add objects to a vApp
- Edit vApp settings
- Clone a vApp
- Manage power operations for a vApp
- Module 7: Migrating Virtual Machines
- Describe the types of vSphere migration
- Explain the importance of vSphere vMotion
- Identify and verify vSphere vMotion requirements
- Perform a vSphere Storage vMotion migration
- Perform a shared-nothing vSphere vMotion migration
- Explain how to migrate virtual machines across virtual switches, vCenter Server systems, and long distances
- Module 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 Fault Tolerance 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
|Learning Style||Virtual Classroom|
|Course Duration||2 Days|
|VPA Eligible||VPA Eligible|
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