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VMware vSphere: Practitioner Workshop [V6.7]

  • Tuition USD $2,550
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 1527 Ratings
  • Course Code EDU-VLCMWS67
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

In this three-day workshop, students perform various tasks that a system administrator performs on a regular basis. These tasks include updating and upgrading an existing basic VMware vSphere® environment and troubleshooting common problems. Students apply the concepts learned during the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course while they increase their skill and competence.

Skills Gained

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

  • Explore VMware vSphere® Distributed SwitchTM configuration options
  • Construct a vSphere Distributed Switch for VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VM Traffic
  • Discuss vSphere storage concepts
  • Differentiate between VMware vSphere® VMFS and NFS datastores
  • Construct an iSCSI VMkernel Interface on a vSphere Distributed Switch
  • Create VMFS datastores
  • Describe the architecture and requirements of vSAN configuration
  • Explain how to create and use vSAN disk groups and storage policies
  • Discuss vSphere vMotion migration workflow
  • Discuss VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® migration workflow
  • Complete virtual machine storage migrations
  • Automate virtual machine migrations using VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource SchedulerTM
  • Configure vSphere DRS groups and rules
  • Discuss VMware vCenter Server® migration paths
  • Complete a migration of Windows vCenter Server to VMware vCenter® Server ApplianceTM
  • Discuss VMware vSphere® Update ManagerTM concepts
  • Perform VMware ESXiTM hosts upgrades using vSphere Update Manager
  • Employ host profiles to configure an ESXi host
  • Configure VMware vSphere® High Availability
  • Demonstrate the ESXi Cluster Quickstart feature
  • Create a content library
  • Create a virtual machine template
  • Create customization specifications
  • Deploy a virtual machine from a template in the content library
  • Clone virtual machines
  • Configure vCenter Server Appliance backup
  • Restore a vCenter Server Appliance from a backup
  • Forward vCenter Server Appliance log files to Remote Syslog Server
  • Configure VMware vCenter Server® High Availability

Who Can Benefit

System administrators and engineers, with beginner to intermediate knowledge of vSphere, who want to gain proficiency in the management of the vSphere lifecycle

Prerequisites

Completion of the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course

Course Details

Product Alignment

  • ESXi 6.7
  • vCenter Server 6.7

Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Overview of modules and course objectives

vSphere Networking

  • Describe vSphere Distributed Switch architecture
  • Create and configure a vSphere Distributed Switch for virtual machine and vMotion traffic
  • Migrate vSphere networking interfaces to a vSphere Distributed Switch

vSphere Storage

  • Identify storage protocols and iSCSI storage components
  • Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores
  • Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI
  • Describe vSAN disk groups and storage policies

vSphere vMotion

  • Perform vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
  • Use vSphere DRS clusters to improve host scalability
  • View information about a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Configure DRS groups and rules

vSphere Upgrade

  • Discus vCenter Server migration paths and steps
  • Migrate and upgrade vCenter Server for Windows to vCenter Server Appliance
  • Describe the architecture, components, and capabilities of vSphere Update Manager
  • Use vSphere Update Manager to manage the update of ESXi hosts

vSphere Cluster Operations

  • Add ESXi hosts to vCenter Server
  • Describe and use host profiles
  • Customize ESXi host configuration
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Create and customize a cluster using the Quickstart workflow
  • Configure VMware vSAN™ in a cluster

Virtual Machine Management

  • Define and use content libraries
  • Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines
  • Use customization specification files to customize a new virtual machine

Native Features of vCenter Server Appliance

  • Access and configure the vCenter Server Appliance management interface
  • Create a vCenter Server Appliance backup schedule
  • Restore vCenter Server Appliance from a backup
  • Configure vCenter Server High Availability

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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