VMware Certified vSphere: Fast Track Training

Live Online & Classroom Certification Training

This course focuses on installing, configuring, managing and mastering VMware vSphere 5.5, including VMware ESXi 5.5 and VMware vCenter 5.5.

(4.7) 60 Learners
Instructed by SPRINGPEOPLE
INDIA

No Public/Open-house class on the topic scheduled at the moment!

Course Description

Overview

This intensive extended-hours and hands-on lab training course focuses on installing configuring managing and mastering VMware vSphere 5.5 including VMware ESXi 5.5 and VMware vCenter 5.5. This course combines the content of our best-selling VMware vSphere: Install Configure Manage course with advanced scalability and performance monitoring tasks and skills needed for configuring highly available and scalable vSphere environments. Students will gain practical experience with these concepts through the completion of hands-on practice labs.nCompletion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware Certified Professional 5 - Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) exam.

Objective

At the end of vSphere: Fast Track training course, participants will be able to:

  • Deploy, configure and manage a virtual infrastructure environment ESXi and vCenter
  • Configure and manage standard and advanced ESXi networking and storage architectures
  • Create, configure, migrate, manage, and monitor virtual machines and virtual appliances
  • Manage role-based access to the VMware virtual infrastructure
  • Use vCenter Server to monitor resource usage of an environment and plan scalability of the environment
  • Implement VMware vSphere High Availability and VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance for virtual machine protection
  • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance and large scale deployment
  • Use vSphere distributed switches to scale networking
  • Use policy-driven storage and VMware vSphere Storage DRS to scale storage
  • Use VMware vSphere Update Manager to apply ESXi patches
  • Use VMware vSphere Management Assistant to manage and monitor a vSphere environment
  • Deploy ESXi, vCenter Server, and VMware vCenter Server Appliance
  • Use VMware vSphere ESXi Image Builder CLI to create an ESXi image and use that image with VMware vSphere Auto Deploy to provision ESXi hosts

Suggested Audience -

This course is designed for new and experienced system administrators, systems engineers and system integrators willing to work hard to achieve superior vSphere skills with minimal time away from the office

Duration - 5 Days

Prerequisites

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course or VCA-DCV certification

Course Curriculum

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  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Introduce virtualization and vSphere components
  • Explain the concepts of server, network, and storage virtualization
  • Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture
  • Install and use vSphere user interfaces
  • Describe the ESXi architecture and configure various ESXi settings
  • Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
  • Deploy a single virtual machine
  • Introduce vCenter Server architecture
  • Introduce vCenter Server Appliance
  • Install and configure vCenter Server Appliance
  • Using the VMware vSphere Web Client
  • Configuring VMware vCenter Single Sign-On
  • Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses
  • Describe, create, and manage a standard switch
  • Describe and modify standard switch properties
  • Describe the NIC teaming of a standard switch port group
  • Introduce storage protocols and device names
  • Configure ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Create and manage VMware vSphere VMFS datastores
  • Introduce VMware Virtual SAN datastores
  • Use templates and cloning to deploy virtual machines
  • Modify and manage virtual machines
  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Perform VMware vSphere vMotion and VMware vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
  • Create a VMware vSphere vApp
  • Control user access through roles and permissions
  • Discuss ESXi host access and authentication
  • Integrate ESXi with Active Directory
  • Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts
  • Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
  • Configure and manage resource pools
  • Use vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms to monitor resource usage
  • Explain the vSphere HA architecture
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Set vSphere HA advanced parameters
  • Enable vSphere FT on a virtual machine
  • Describe VMware vSphere Replication
  • Create, configure, and manage vSphere distributed switches, network connections, and port groups
  • Discuss distributed switch features, such as private VLANs, discovery protocols, VMware vSphere Network I/O Control, NetFlow, and port mirroring
  • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler cluster
  • Configure Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
  • Use vSphere HA and vSphere DRS together
  • Describe VMware vSphere Storage APIs - Array Integration and Storage Awareness
  • Explain policy-driven storage
  • Add a storage policy to a virtual machine storage profile
  • Introduce VMware vSphere Storage I/O Control
  • Create a datastore cluster
  • Configure Storage DRS
  • Use vSphere Update Manager to manage ESXi patching
  • Install vSphere Update Manager and the vSphere Update Manager plug-in
  • Create patch baselines
  • Scan and remediate hosts
  • Describe vSphere Management Assistant
  • Configure vSphere Management Assistant
  • Discuss the VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface command set
  • Perform command-line operations for host management, network management, storage management, and performance monitoring
  • Describe vCenter Linked Mode to manage multiple vCenter Server inventories
  • Introduce ESXi installation
  • Describe boot-from-SAN requirements
  • Describe vCenter Server hardware, software, and database requirements
  • Install vCenter Server (Windows-based)
  • Configure and manage VMware vSphere Distributed Power Management
  • Use VMware vSphere PowerCLI
  • Use vSphere ESXi Image Builder CLIto create an ESXi installation image
  • Use vSphere Auto Deploy to deploy a stateless ESXi host

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This class is intended for participants with some prior exposure to the technology and are now looking to build up their expertise on the topic.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to sit of the related certification exam (see course overview). All participants receive a course completion certificate, demonstrating their expertise on the subject.

Total duration of the online, live instructor led sessions. Sessions are typically delivered as short lectures (2-hrs weekdays/3-hrs weekends) and detailed hands-on guidance.

Expected offline lab work hours that participants will need to complete and submit to the trainer, during and after the instructor-led online sessions.

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