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VMware vSphere Course

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Overview

  • In this two-day VMware 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. 
  • Product Alignment:
  • VMware ESXi 7
  • VMware vCenter Server 7
  • VMware vSAN 7

Audience

Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to be able to perform initial troubleshooting on their software-defined storage with vSAN

Skills Gained

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

Prerequisites

You must complete one of the following prerequisites:

  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere : Install, Configure, Managecourse
  • Completion of the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage course or equivalent experience with vSAN
  • 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.

Outline

  • 1  Course Introduction
  •   Introductions and course logistics
  •   Course objectives 2  vSAN Architecture
  •   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 3  Troubleshooting Methodology
  •   Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
  •   Apply troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and optimize troubleshooting efficiency 4  Troubleshooting Tools
  •   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

  Use log files to help troubleshoot vSAN problems

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