This intensive, extended-hours course takes you from introductory to advanced VMware vSphere 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 optimize vSphere 6.5. 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 6.5, which includes VMware ESXi 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server 6.5.
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
This course requires the following prerequisites:
Course Modules 1 Course Introduction
Identify additional resources 2 Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center
Describe private, public, and hybrid clouds 3 Creating Virtual Machines
Identify the virtual machine disk format 4 vCenter Server
Access and navigate the new vSphere clients 5 Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
Use VLANs with standard switches 6 Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
Describe guest file encryption 7 Virtual Machine Management
Introduce the types of content libraries and how to deploy and use them 8 Resource Management and Monitoring
Use vCenter Server performance charts and esxtop to analyze vSphere performance 9 vSphere HA, vSphere Fault Tolerance, and Protecting Data
Describe and use VMware vCenter Server High Availability 10 vSphere DRS
Explain how Proactive DRS enhances virtual machine availability 11 Network Scalability
Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow 12 vSphere Update Manager
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.
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