VMware vSphere 6.5: Install, Configure, Manage

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official VMware Curriculum
Code VMWAREICM65

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Overview

This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 6.5, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server® 6.5. 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.

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 vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Describe virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Configure standard switch policies
  • Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, virtual SAN, Fibre Channel, and VMware Virtual SAN™
  • Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create, clone, and export a vApp
  • Describe and use the content library
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  • Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
  • Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
  • Use esxtop to identify and solve performance issues
  • Discuss the VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster architecture
  • Configure vSphere HA
  • Manage vSphere HA 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 and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations

Target Audience

Intended Audience:

  • System administrators
  • Systems engineers
  • Operators of ESXi and vCenter Server

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.

Training Partners

We work with the following best of breed training partners using our bulk buying power to bring you a wider range of dates, locations and prices.

Modules

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Course Introduction (2 topics)

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Virtualized Data Center (3 topics)

  • Introduce components of the virtualized data center
  • Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture
  • Install and use vSphere Client

Creating Virtual Machines (2 topics)

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

VMware vCenter Server (6 topics)

  • Introduce the vCenter Server architecture
  • Introduce VMware® vCenter™ Single Sign-On™
  • Install and use vSphere Web Client
  • Introduce VMware® vCenter™ Server Appliance™
  • Configure and manage vCenter Server Appliance
  • Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses

Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks (3 topics)

  • Describe, create, and manage a standard switch
  • Describe and modify standard 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
  • Deploy and manage VMware® Virtual SAN™

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 vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
  • Create a VMware vSphere® vApp™

Access and Authentication Control (4 topics)

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

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
  • Monitor resource usage using vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms

High Availability and Fault Tolerance (4 topics)

  • Introduce the new vSphere High Availability architecture
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Introduce vSphere Fault Tolerance
  • Describe VMware vSphere® Replication

Scalability (3 topics)

  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ (DRS) cluster
  • Configure Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
  • Use vSphere HA and DRS together

Patch Management (4 topics)

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

Installing VMware Components (5 topics)

  • Introduce ESXi installation
  • Describe boot-from-SAN requirements
  • Introduce vCenter Server deployment options
  • Describe vCenter Server hardware, software, and database requirements
  • Install vCenter Server (Windows-based)

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.

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5 Days $3,230
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Bristol (Castlemead)
5 Days $3,230
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Leeds (City Exchange)
5 Days $3,230
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10-14 24-28
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Manchester (Oxford St)
5 Days $3,230
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