This hands-on course, equivalent to 2 days of training, gives you the skills to deploy and use VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ to ensure an optimized, highly available, and secure infrastructure for your applications. You will learn the features, components, architecture, and benefits of vRealize Network Insight and how to use it to simplify daily operation and troubleshooting tasks.
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Explain the features and architecture of vRealize Network Insight
Describe the vRealize Network Insight installation processes and requirements
Navigate the vRealize Network Insight GUI
Describe major use cases for vRealize Network Insight and their benefits
Deploy vRealize Network Insight
Use vRealize Network Insight to monitor, operate, analyze, and troubleshoot the infrastructure supporting your applications
Who Can Benefit
Network professionals and who design, build, operate, manage, and troubleshoot software-defined networking and security, and application owners who need visibility across multi-cloud environments
Students taking this course should have general networking and security knowledge.
Before taking this course, students should take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge and experience:
VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [v3.0]
VMware vRealize Network Insight Fundamentals
vRealize Network Insight 6.1
Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives<br><br><b>Installation and Upgrade</b>
Describe the new vCenter Server Appliance deployment model
Upgrade a vCenter Server Appliance instance to vCenter Server Appliance 7.0
Migrate a Windows vCenter Server instance to vCenter Server Appliance 7.0
Identify enhancements to vCenter Server Appliance
Upgrade an ESXi host to version 7.0<br><br><b>Management Enhancements</b>
Recognize how to create and apply vCenter Server profiles
Identify the scaling and performance improvements for vCenter Server Appliance
Describe the support provided for dynamic DNS
Recognize how to change the IP address or FQDN of vCenter Server
Identify enhancements to the vCenter Server file-based backup
Identify enhancements to tools provided by the vSphere Client Developer Center
Describe prefix-based MAC address allocation
Identify VMware NSX-T™ logical switches and their properties in the vSphere Client
Use virtual distributed port groups to connect to NSX-T Data Center logical switches
Use vSphere Bitfusion to support artificial intelligence and machine learning based workloads
Describe version control and management of VM templates in Content Library
Perform a VM template in-place update in Content Library
Describe identity federation and recognize its use cases
Configure identity federation
Manage certificates using the vSphere Client
Explain the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline™<br><br>4 ESXi Enhancements
Recognize the enhancements made to ESXi security
Identify hardware support updates in ESXi 7.0
Describe the support for AMD SEV-ES in vSphere 7
Recognize layout changes in the ESXi 7.0 system storage partitions
Describe the enhancements made to ESXi timekeeping options in vSphere 7
Describe the enhancement to vSphere vMotion in vSphere 7<br><br>
5 VM Enhancements
Identify the characteristics of VM compatibility level for ESXi 7.0
Describe the support provided for new virtual devices in vSphere 7
Recognize improvements to guest customization
Migrate VMs with attached devices<br><br>
6 Storage Enhancements
Describe the enhancements to NVMe support
Describe the enhancements to VMware Pluggable Storage Architecture
Describe the purpose of the High-Performance Plug-in
Describe the support for iSER in vSphere 7
Describe support for iSER in vSphere 7
Identify VMware vSAN™ enhancements for vSphere 7<br><br>
7 Security Enhancements
Describe the enhancements to cloning, migration, and encryption operations
Identify the enhancements to the VM encryption architecture in vSphere 7
Recognize new VM encryption events and alarms
Describe the benefits and use cases of VMware vSphere® Trust Authority™
Explain the general architecture of vSphere Trust Authority
Configure vSphere Trust Authority<br><br>
8 Cluster Enhancements
Recognize how to configure clusters using the vSphere Cluster Quickstart workflow
Recognize improvements to vSphere DRS
Identify improvements to vSphere ESX Agent Manager
Describe scalable shares
Configure VMware vSphere® DirectPath I/O™<br><br>
9 vSphere Lifecycle Management
Describe features of vCenter Server Update Planner
Run vCenter Server upgrade prechecks and interoperability reports
Describe vSphere Lifecycle Manager
Compare vSphere Lifecycle Manager to vSphere Update Manager
Identify the components of an ESXi image
Describe vSphere Lifecycle Manager and NSX-T Data Center integration
Define a cluster image and update ESXi hosts using vSphere Lifecycle Manager<br><br>
10 Introduction to VMware vSphere® with Tanzu
Differentiate between containers and virtual machines
Identify the parts of a container system
Recognize the steps in a basic Docker workflow
Explain the importance of Kubernetes
Recognize the basic architecture of Kubernetes
Describe a basic Kubernetes workflow
Identify the capabilities and benefits of vSphere with Tanzu
Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.
Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?
Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.
How can someone reach me during class?
If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.
What languages are used to deliver training?
Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.
What does GTR stand for?
GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
Does ExitCertified deliver group training?
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
What does vendor-authorized training mean?
As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.
Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?
It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.
How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?
We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.
Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?
ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.
Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?
Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.
Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?
We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth. We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.
How do I get started with certification?
Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com
Will I get access to content after I complete a course?
You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.
Very good material, the instructor was clear explaining the topics, and the labs were easy to follow it.
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