In this two-day course, you focus on learning the tools and skills necessary to troubleshoot VMware vSAN™ 7 implementations. You gain practical experience with vSAN troubleshooting concepts through the completion of instructor-led activities and hands-on lab exercises.
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Describe the architectural components of vSAN and their roles
Explain how the components interact with each other
Explain the differences between object and component states
Describe how to use Skyline Health to investigate and help determine failure conditions
Explain how to use the command-line tools to help determine failure conditions
Who Can Benefit
Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to be able to perform initial troubleshooting on their software-defined storage with vSAN
You must complete one of the following prerequisites: Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere®: Install, Configure, Manage course, completion of the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage course or equivalent experience with vSAN, or experience working with command-line interfaces. The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling:
Use VMware vSphere® Client™ for common operations
Create and manage VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines
Create and modify a standard switch
Modify a distributed switch
Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage and VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage courses before enrolling in VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting.
VMware ESXi™ 7
VMware vCenter Server 7
VMware vSAN 7
Introductions and course logistics
Describe the vSAN architecture and components
Describe the policy-driven, object-based vSAN storage environment
Describe the CLOM, DOM, LSOM, CMMDS, and RDT vSAN software components
Explain the relationship between objects and components
Determine how specific storage policies affect components
Describe component placement
Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
Apply troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and optimize troubleshooting efficienc
Discuss VMware Skyline Health and the associated service
Describe the use of VMware Skyline Health to identify and correct problems in VMware vSAN
Apply information presented by vSAN Health online towards problem-solving
Use vsantop to view vSAN performance metrics
Discuss the ways to run commands from the vCenter Server and ESXi command lines
Discuss the ways to access vSphere ESXi Shell
Use commands to view, configure, and manage your vSphere environment
Discuss the esxcli vsan namespace commands
Discuss when to use Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) commands
Explain which log files are useful for vSAN troubleshooting
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.
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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.
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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.
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