VMware vSphere Advanced Skills for vSphere Professional Workshop

Duration: 
5 days
Codes: 
VMASVPW

Overview

  • This five-day workshop provides hands-on experience in advanced VMware vSphere administration and helps you prepare to pass the VMware Certified Advanced Professional — Data Center Virtualization Deploy 2018 certification exam. This course provides practical exposure to various advanced vSphere administration and configuration topics. Additionally, the course aligns to the exam objectives to provide you with an opportunity to enhance and practice your skills and better prepare you for the exam.
  • Product Alignment
  • VMware ESXi 6.7
  • vSphere 6.7

Audience

Intended Audience: Experienced system administrators.

Skills Gained

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

  • Configure and manage VMware vSphere Auto DeployTM configurations
  • Configure advanced system settings
  • Deploy and configure core management infrastructure components
  • Deploy and configure VMware vSphere Update ManagerTM components
  • Perform virtual machine configurations
  • Implement complex storage solutions
  • Deploy and configure VMware vSANTM
  • Troubleshoot complex storage solutions
  • Implement and manage vSphere 6.x standard switch and distributed switch networks
  • Troubleshoot a vSphere 6.x network implementation
  • Implement and maintain vSphere availability solutions
  • Implement and manage DRS solutions
  • Troubleshoot vSphere clusters
  • Manage a vSphere environment using command line tools
  • Manage and analyze vSphere log files
  • Configure and manage a content library
  • Use vSphere performance monitoring tools
  • Optimize virtual machine resources
  • Backup and recover vSphere configurations
  • Configure a vSphere 6.x environment for security
  • Manage authentication and end-user security
  • Manage SSL certificates
  • Secure and encrypt a virtual machine Certifications This course prepares you for the following certification:
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional — Data Center Virtualization Deploy 2018

Prerequisites

Prerequisites: You should have the following skills before taking this course:

  • Completion of the VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.7] course or equivalent skills You must have the VMware Certified Professional – Datacenter Virtualization (VCP-DCV) certification in order to obtain the VCAP-DCV Deploy 2018 certification.

Course Outline

Outline: 1 Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course objectives 2 Create and Deploy vSphere 6.x Infrastructure Components
  • Configure and manage host profiles
  • Configure and manage a vSphere environment for vSphere Auto Deploy
  • Configure advanced system settings on an ESXi host, including syslog, scratch partition, and core dump location
  • Configure and manage an identity source and root level global permissions
  • Use vSphere Update Manager for creating baselines and schedules, staging patches, and remediating hosts
  • Perform virtual machine (VM) configurations, including adjusting CPU and memory allocations, and specifying swap file location 3 Deploy and Manage a vSphere 6.x Storage Infrastructure
  • Implement complex storage solutions - iSCSI storage, NFS datastores, and Storage I/O Control
  • Deploy and configure vSAN, and create a vSAN storage policy
  • Investigate and restore access to a VMware vSphere VMFS datastore 4 Deploy and Manage a vSphere 6.x Network Infrastructure
  • Migrate a VMkernel network adapter and vmnic from a standard switch to a distributed switch
  • Create and configure a custom TCP/IP stack on an ESXi host
  • Configure Network I/O Control to support network bandwidth constraint issues 5 Configure a vSphere Deployment for Availability and Scalability
  • Enable VMware vSphere High Availability and configure core components such as admission control, heartbeat datastores, and a custom isolation address
  • Enable DRS and configure automation settings, EVC mode, and an affinity rule
  • Troubleshoot a VMware vSphere vMotion issue within a vSphere cluster 6 Configure a vSphere Deployment for Manageability
  • Create a VM and generate a report using VMware vSphere PowerCLITM
  • Configure VMware vCenter Server database log settings and diagnostic logging levels
  • Analyze a log file to investigate a network connection problem and remediate the problem
  • Import an OVF template and create a subscribed content library for a multi-vCenter Server environment 7 Configure a vSphere Deployment for Performance
  • Use ESXi command-line utilities to collect vSphere performance metrics and perform VM network packet capture
  • Update the configuration on a VM template 8 Configure a vSphere 6.x Environment for Recoverability
  • Backup and restore a distributed switch configuration
  • Backup and restore a resource pool tree
  • Schedule vCenter Server backups using the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface 9 Configure a vSphere 6.x Environment for Security
  • Register a KMS with vCenter Server, create an encryption storage policy, and create an encrypted VM
  • Update advanced certificate parameters and renew an ESXi certificate
  • Create a vCenter Server custom role and assign permissions to an identity source user
  • Change password restrictions on an ESXi host
  • Add an ESXi host to a directory service domain and enable lockdown mode

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

ITILv3, RESILIA, PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile, AgileSHIFT, MSP, M_o_R, P3M3, P3O, MoP, MoV courses on this page are offered by QA Affiliate of AXELOS Limited. ITIL, RESILIA, PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile, AgileSHIFT, MSP, M_o_R, P3M3, P3O,MoP, MoV are registered trademarks of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Upcoming Dates

  • GREEN This class is Guaranteed To Run.
  • SPVC - Self-Paced Virtual Class.
  • Click a Date to Enroll.
Course Location Days Cost Date
Warsaw Warsaw5 3750 £3750 2019-12-09
Online Online5 3750 £3750 2019-12-16
London Staines5 3750 £3750 2019-12-16
Online Online5 3750 £3750 2020-01-06
Online Online5 3750 £3750 2020-01-13
Wien Wien5 3750 £3750 2020-01-20
Online Online5 3750 £3750 2020-01-27
Ile de France Paris5 3750 £3750 2020-03-02
Warsaw Warsaw5 3750 £3750 2020-03-02
TBC TBC5 3750 £3750 2020-03-23
Main Taunus Kreis Schwalbach5 3750 £3750 2020-03-30
Warsaw Warsaw5 3750 £3750 2020-04-20
Prague Prague5 3750 £3750 2020-05-11
Wien Wien5 3750 £3750 2020-05-11