VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V7]

Price
$6,475.00
Duration
 5 Days
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group

This five-day, intensive course takes you from introductory to advanced VMware vSphere® 7 management skills. Building on the installation and configuration content from our best-selling course, you will also develop advanced skills needed to manage and maintain a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will install, configure and manage vSphere 7. You will explore the features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure and discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size using vSphere 7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 7 and VMware vCenter Server® 7.

 

Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Sep 27  - Oct 01, 2021
7:00AM - 5:00PM Central
5 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
Oct 11  - Oct 15, 2021
8:00AM - 6:00PM Central
5 Days
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Oct 18  - Oct 22, 2021
8:00AM - 6:00PM Central
5 Days
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Oct 25  - Oct 29, 2021
8:00AM - 6:00PM Central
5 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
Nov 01  - Nov 05, 2021
8:00AM - 6:00PM Central
5 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
Nov 15  - Nov 19, 2021
8:00AM - 6:00PM Central
5 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
Nov 29  - Dec 03, 2021
7:00AM - 5:00PM Central
5 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
Dec 06  - Dec 10, 2021
8:00AM - 6:00PM Central
5 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
Dec 13  - Dec 17, 2021
8:00AM - 6:00PM Central
5 Days
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Jan 03  - Jan 07, 2022
8:00AM - 6:00PM Central
5 Days
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Jan 10  - Jan 14, 2022
8:00AM - 6:00PM Central
5 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
Jan 24  - Jan 28, 2022
8:00AM - 6:00PM Central
5 Days
Virtual Instructor Led

Who Should Attend

  • System administrators
  • System engineers
  • Course Objectives

    • Describe the software-defined data center (SDDC)
    • Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
    • Install and configure VMware ESXi™ hosts
    • Deploy and configure VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
    • Use VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration
    • Manage, monitor, back up, and protect vCenter Server Appliance
    • Create virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
    • Describe the storage technologies supported by vSphere
    • Configure virtual storage using iSCSI and NFS storage
    • Create and manage VMware vSphere® VMFS datastores
    • Use the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
    • Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library
    • Manage virtual machine resource use and manage resource pools
    • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
    • Create and manage a vSphere cluster that is enabled with VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™
    • Create virtual networks with VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™ and enable distributed switch features
    • Discuss solutions for managing the vSphere life cycle
    • Use VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ to apply patches and perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and virtual machines
    • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
    • Describe how vSphere storage APIs help storage systems integrate with vSphere
    • Configure and use virtual machine storage policies

    Agenda

    1 - Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives
    2 - Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center
    • Explain basic virtualization concepts
    • Describe how vSphere fits into the software-defined data center and the cloud infrastructure
    • Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, and storage
    • Recognize the user interfaces for accessing the vCenter Server system and ESXi hosts
    • Use VMware Host Client™ to access and manage ESXi host
    3 - Virtual Machines
    • Create and remove a virtual machine
    • Provision a virtual machine with virtual devices
    • Identify the files that make up a virtual machine
    • Explain the importance of VMware Tools™
    4 - vCenter Server
    • Describe the vCenter Server architecture
    • Discuss how ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter Server
    • Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
    • Use the vSphere Client to manage the vCenter Server inventory
    • Add data center, organizational objects, and hosts to vCenter Server
    • Use roles and permissions to enable users to access objects in the vCenter Server inventory
    • Back up vCenter Server Appliance
    • Monitor vCenter Server tasks, events, and appliance health
    • Use vCenter Server High Availability to protect a vCenter Server Appliance
    5 - Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
    • Create and manage standard switches
    • Describe the virtual switch connection types
    • Configure virtual switch security, traffic-shaping and load-balancing policies
    • Compare vSphere distributed switches and standard switches

    Prerequisites

    System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
     

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