VMware vSphere Skills for Operators v6

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official VMware Curriculum
Code VMWAREOPS67

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Overview

This two-day training course is for operators and administrators who create and manage virtual machines. This course provides you with an understanding of VMware virtual machine features in VMware vSphere® 6.7. By combining lecture and hands-on labs, you gain the skills required to work effectively with VMware virtual machines.

Product Alignment:

  • ESXi 6.7
  • vCenter Server 6.7

Objectives

  • 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 VMware vCenter Server® to monitor virtual machine resource usage
  • Use VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machines
  • Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ and VMware vSphere® High Availability to optimize the performance of your vSphere virtual environment

Target Audience

Technical professionals with system administration skills and operators responsible for managing virtual machines using ESXi and vCenter Server.

Training Partners

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Modules

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Course Introduction (4 topics)

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course goals and objectives
  • Online vSphere resources
  • Location of online vSphere documentation

vCenter Server (9 topics)

  • Describe the vCenter Server architecture
  • Discuss how ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter Server
  • Use vSphere Client to manage the vCenter Server inventory
  • Add data center and organizational objects to vCenter Server
  • Add hosts to vCenter Server
  • Discuss how to create custom inventory tags for inventory objects
  • Monitor VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • Monitor vCenter Server Appliance for service and disk space usage
  • Use vSphere alarms for resource exhaustion and service failures

Creating Virtual Machines (3 topics)

  • Create, provision, and remove a virtual machine
  • Explain the importance of VMware Tools™
  • Describe how to import a virtual appliance OVF template

Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center (6 topics)

  • Describe how vSphere fits into the software-defined data center and the cloud infrastructure
  • Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, and storage
  • Use vSphere Client to access and manage your vCenter Server system and ESXi host
  • Compare virtual machine hardware version 14 to other versions
  • Identify the virtual network adapters, and describe the enhanced VMXNET3
  • Compare the types of virtual disk provisioning

Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks (3 topics)

  • Describe the virtual switch connection types
  • Configure and view standard switch configurations, such as virtual machine port group, VMkernel port, VLAN, and security features
  • List the features comparison of standard and distributed switches

Virtual Storage (1 topic)

  • Describe vSphere storage technologies and datastores

Virtual Machine Management (10 topics)

  • Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines
  • Enable guest operating system customization by vCenter Server
  • Upgrade a virtual machine's hardware
  • Perform an instant clone of a VM
  • Describe virtual machine settings and options
  • Add a hot-pluggable device
  • Dynamically increase the size of a virtual disk
  • Add a raw device mapping (RDM) to a virtual machine
  • Perform a vSphere vMotion migration
  • Perform a vSphere Storage vMotion migration

Resource Management and Monitoring (6 topics)

  • Use the performance-tuning methodology and resource monitoring tools
  • Use performance charts to view and improve performance
  • Monitor the key factors that can affect the virtual machine's performance: CPU, memory, disk, and network bandwidth use
  • Create alarms with condition-based triggers
  • Create alarms with event-based triggers
  • View and acknowledge triggered alarms

vSphere HA (2 topics)

  • Describe the options that you can configure to make your vSphere environment highly available
  • Discuss the response of vSphere HA when an ESXi host, a virtual machine, or an application fails

vSphere DRS (4 topics)

  • Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Create a vSphere DRS cluster
  • View information about a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Remove a host from a vSphere DRS cluster

Prerequisites

  • System administration experience on Microsoft, Linux, and Solaris
  • Understanding of basic network and storage concepts

Scheduled Dates

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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 Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
VMWAREOPS67 2 Days $1,290
VMWAREOPS67
Leeds (City Exchange)
2 Days $1,290
VMWAREOPS67 2 Days $1,290
VMWAREOPS67
Manchester (Oxford St)
2 Days $1,290

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