VMware vSphere 6.7: Fast Track

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official VMware Curriculum
Code VSFT

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Overview

This extended hours, five-day course features intensive, hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, managing, and troubleshooting VMware vSphere® 6.7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.7 and VMware vCenter Server® 6.7. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size. It is the foundation for most other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center. The material is presented in the Fast Track format.

Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe the software-defined data center
  • Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
  • Deploy an ESXi host
  • Deploy VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • Use a local content library as an ISO store and deploy a virtual machine
  • Describe vCenter Server architecture
  • Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
  • Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware Host Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Troubleshoot vSphere environments with VMware vSphere® Management Assistant and command-line commands
  • Describe virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Configure standard switch policies
  • Troubleshoot virtual networks
  • Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, iSCSI, and RDM
  • Examine the features and functions of Fibre Channel and VMware vSAN™
  • Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create, clone, and deploy a vApp
  • Describe and use the content library
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  • Troubleshoot virtual machines
  • Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
  • Troubleshoot vSphere storage
  • Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
  • Use esxtop to identify and solve performance issues
  • Troubleshoot ESXi hosts and vCenter Server
  • Discuss the VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster architecture
  • Configure vSphere HA
  • Manage vSphere HA and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
  • Troubleshoot vSphere HA
  • 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
  • Troubleshoot vSphere DRS clusters
  • Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations

Target Audience

  • System administrators
  • System engineers

Additional Information

Please note: All VMware course materials are available to delegates in e-courseware format only. VMware will email delegates with instructions on how to access their e-book entitlement no less than 48 hours before their course is due to take place. If you have an existing VMware MyLearn account it is imperative that you notify your Account Manager of the email address you have registered to this account.

Those delegates who are attending via either virtual or extended classroom will be required to provide either dual monitors or single monitor plus a tablet device.

Please note: This version of the course is currently under development by VMware with an anticipated release in August. a full outline will be provided as soon as possible. in the meantime, please call for further information or to register interest.

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Modules

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Course Introduction (2 topics)

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Software-Defined Data Center (4 topics)

  • Overview of vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center
  • Abstraction: Overview of a Viertual Machine
  • Shared Resources: Overview of ESXi
  • Centralized Management: Overview of vCenter Server

Create Virtual Machines (2 topics)

  • Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
  • Deploy a single virtual machine

VMware vCenter Server (2 topics)

  • Introduce vCenter Server architecture
  • Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses

Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks (3 topics)

  • Describe, create, and manage a standard virtual switch
  • Describe and modify standard virtual switch properties
  • Configure virtual switch load-balancing algorithms

Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage (4 topics)

  • Introduce storage protocols and device names
  • Configure ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Create and manage vSphere datastores
  • Introduce VMware vSphere Storage Appliance

Virtual Machine Management (5 topics)

  • Use templates and cloning to deploy virtual machines
  • Modify and manage virtual machines
  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Perform VMware vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
  • Create a vSphere vApp

Access and Authentication Control (5 topics)

  • Control user access through roles and permissions
  • Configure and manage the ESXi firewall
  • Configure ESXi lockdown mode
  • Integrate ESXi with Active Directory
  • Introduce VMware vShield Zones

Resource Management and Monitoring (4 topics)

  • 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

High Availability and Fault Tolerance (3 topics)

  • Introduce new vSphere High Availability architecture
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Introduce vSphere Fault Tolerance

Host Scalability (3 topics)

  • Use Host Profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
  • Configure and manage a vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler cluster
  • Configure and manage vSphere Distributed Power Management

Network Scalability (1 topic)

  • Create, configure, and manage vNetwork distributed switches,network connections, and port groups

Storage Scalability (7 topics)

  • Introduce Storage I/O Control
  • Describe VMware vSphere Storage APIs - Array Integration and VASA
  • Explain policy-driven storage
  • Add a storage policy to a virtual machine storage profile
  • Describe Storage DRS operation
  • Create a datastore cluster for Storage DRS
  • Configure Storage DRS

Data Protection (3 topics)

  • Discuss a strategy for backing up ESXi hosts and vCenter Server
  • Introduce the VMware Data Recovery appliance
  • Discuss solutions for backing up virtual machines efficiently

Patch Management (4 topics)

  • Use VMware vSphere vCenter Update Manager to manage ESXi patching
  • Install Update Manager and the Update Manager plug-in
  • Create patch baselines
  • Scan and remediate hosts

VMware vSphere Management Assistant (4 topics)

  • Describe VMware vSphere Management Assistant (vMA)
  • Configure vMA
  • Discuss the esxcli and vicfg commands
  • Perform command-line operations for host management,network management, storage management, and performance monitoring

Installing VMware Components (6 topics)

  • Use vCenter Linked Mode to manage multiple vCenter Server inventories
  • Introduce ESXi installation
  • Describe boot-from-SAN requirements
  • Describe vCenter Server hardware, software, and database requirements
  • Install vCenter Server (Windows-based)
  • Introduce VMware vCenter Server Appliance

Prerequisites

  System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.

Scheduled Dates

Please select from the dates below to make an enquiry or booking.

Pricing

Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan
VMWAREFT65
Attend From Anywhere
5 Days $4,930
VMWAREFT65 5 Days $4,930
VMWAREFT65 5 Days $4,930
VSFT 5 Days $4,770
VMWAREFT65
Leeds (City Exchange)
5 Days $4,930
VSFT 5 Days $4,770
VMWAREFT65 5 Days $4,930
VSFT 5 Days $4,770
VMWAREFT65
Manchester (Oxford St)
5 Days $4,930
VSFT 5 Days $4,770

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