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VMware vSAN: Management and Operations [V7]

  • Tuition USD $2,250
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 2348 Ratings
  • Course Code EDU-VSANMO
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

In this three-day course, you learn about managing and operating VMware vSAN™ 7. This course focuses on building the required skills for common Day-2 vSAN administrator tasks such as, vSAN node management, cluster maintenance, security operations and advanced vSAN cluster operations. You also gain practical experience through the completion of instructor-led activities and hands-on lab exercises.

Skills Gained

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

  • Define the tasks involved in vSAN node management
  • Updating and upgrading vSAN using VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager™
  • Explain vSAN resilience and data availability features
  • Reconfigure vSAN storage policies and observe the cluster-wide impact
  • Perform vSAN cluster scale-out and scale-up operations
  • Describe common vSAN cluster maintenance operations
  • Control vSAN resync operations
  • Manage two-node cluster and stretched cluster advance operations
  • Configure vSAN storage efficiency and reclamation features
  • Use VMware Skyline™ Health to monitor cluster health, performance, and storage capacity
  • Describe vSAN security operations
  • Configure vSAN Direct for cloud native applications
  • Configure remote vSAN datastore and vSAN native file services

Who Can Benefit

Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who are responsible for production support and administration of VMware vSAN 7.

Prerequisites

Completion of the following courses is required:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [v7] or equivalent knowledge
  • VMware vSAN: Plan and Deploy [v7]

Course Details

Product Alignment

  • VMware ESXi™ 7.0 U1
  • VMware vCenter Server® 7.0 U1
  • VMware vSAN 7.0 U1

Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

vSAN Node Management

  • Recognize the importance of hardware compatibility
  • Ensure the compatibility of driver and firmware versioning
  • Use tools to automate driver validation and installation
  • Apply host hardware settings for optimum performance
  • Use vSphere Lifecycle Manager to perform upgrades

vSAN Resilience and Data Availability Operations

  • Describe vSAN storage policies
  • Recognize the impact of a vSAN storage policy change
  • Describe and configure the Object Repair Timer advanced option
  • Plan disk replacement in a vSAN cluster
  • Plan maintenance tasks to avoid vSAN object failures
  • Recognize the importance of managing snapshot utilization in a vSAN cluster
  • Configure the vSAN fault domains

vSAN Cluster Maintenance

  • Perform typical vSAN maintenance operations
  • Describe vSAN maintenance modes and data evacuation options
  • Assess the impact on cluster objects of entering maintenance mode
  • Determine the specific data actions required after exiting maintenance mode
  • Define the steps to shut down and reboot hosts and vSAN clusters
  • Use best practices for boot devices
  • Replace vSAN nodes

HCI Mesh Using Remote vSAN

  • Discuss the use cases for Remote vSAN
  • Understand the high-level architecture
  • Describe remote datastore operations
  • Discuss the network requirement
  • Interoperability between Remote vSAN and VMware vSphere-High Availability

Managing Advanced vSAN Cluster Operations

  • Describe the architecture for stretched clusters and two-node clusters
  • Understand the importance of Witness Node
  • Describe how stretched cluster storage policies affect vSAN objects
  • Create and apply a vSAN stretched cluster policy to meet specific needs
  • Discuss stretched cluster failure scenarios and responses

Managing vSAN Storage Space Efficiency Operations

  • Discuss Deduplication and Compression techniques
  • Understand Deduplication and Compression overhead
  • Discuss Compression only mode
  • Configure Erasure Coding
  • Configure swap object Thin Provisioning
  • Discuss Reclaiming Storage Space with SCSI UNMAP
  • Configure TRIM/UNMAP

vSAN Security Operations

  • Identify differences between VM encryption and vSAN encryption
  • Perform ongoing operations to maintain data security
  • Describe the workflow of Data-in Transit encryption
  • Identify the steps involved in replacing Key Management Server

vSAN Cluster Monitoring

  • Describe how the Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) enables VMware to improve products and services
  • Use vSphere Skyline Health for monitoring vSAN Cluster Health
  • Manage alerts, alarms, and notifications related to vSAN in vSphere Client
  • Create and configure custom alarms to trigger vSAN health issues
  • Use IO Insight metrics for monitoring vSAN performance
  • Analyse vsantop performance metrics
  • Use vSAN Proactive Test to detect and diagnose cluster issues

vSAN Direct

  • Discuss the use cases for vSAN Direct
  • Understand the overall architecture of vSAN Direct
  • Describe the workflow of vSAN Direct datastore creation
  • Explore how vSAN Direct works with storage policy tagging

Native vSAN File Service

  • Discuss the use cases for vSAN file service
  • Understand the high-level architecture of vSAN file service
  • Discuss the authentication model
  • Configure file shares
  • Monitor file share health and capacity utilization

When does class start/end?

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.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

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.

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Lot of material was covered in 3 days. Would be nice to have some more time to process the lab sections, especially.

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