In this course, you focus on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware vSAN™ 6.7. You learn how vSAN functions as an important component in the VMware software-defined data center. You gain practical experience with vSAN concepts through the completion of hands-on lab exercises.In this course, you focus on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware vSAN™ 6.7. You learn how vSAN functions as an important component in the VMware software-defined data center. You gain practical experience with vSAN concepts through the completion of hands-on lab exercises.
This course is also available in an Instructor-Led Training (ILT) format.
Objectives By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Describe the vSAN architecture
Identify vSAN features and use cases
Configure vSAN networking components
Configure a vSAN cluster
Deploy virtual machines on a vSAN datastore
Configure virtual machine storage policies
Perform ongoing vSAN management tasks
Outline the tasks for upgrading to vSAN 6.7
Configure vSAN encryption
Control vSAN resynchronization tasks
Create and manage nested fault domains
Use the vSAN health service to monitor health and performance
Configure a stretched cluster and observe failover scenarios
Describe vSAN interoperability with VMware vSphere® features and other products
Plan and design a vSAN cluster
Target Audience Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to use software-defined storage with vSAN
Prerequisites This course requires meeting one of the following prerequisites:
Storage administration experience on block or file storage devices
Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course
Experience working at the command line is helpful. The course material presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:
Use VMware vSphere® Client
Create and manage VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines
Create and modify a standard switch
Create and modify a distributed switch
Connect a VMware ESXi™ host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
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®
Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course before enrolling in VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage.
vCenter Server 6.7
1 Course Introduction
Introductions and course logistics
Describe the software-defined data center
2 Introduction to vSAN
Describe the vSAN architecture and components
Describe the differences between the vSAN hybrid and all-flash architectures
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.
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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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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.
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