In this workshop, students perform various tasks that a system administrator performs on a regular basis. These tasks include updating and upgrading an existing basic VMware vSphere environment and troubleshooting common problems. Students apply the concepts learned during the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course while they increase their skill and competence.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Explore VMware vSphere Distributed SwitchTM configuration options
Construct a vSphere Distributed Switch for VMware vSphere vMotion and VM Traffic
Discuss vSphere storage concepts
Differentiate between VMware vSphere VMFS and NFS datastores
Construct an iSCSI VMkernel Interface on a vSphere Distributed Switch
Create VMFS datastores
Describe the architecture and requirements of vSAN configuration
Explain how to create and use vSAN disk groups and storage policies
Discuss vSphere vMotion migration workflow
Discuss VMware vSphere Storage vMotion migration workflow
Complete virtual machine storage migrations
Automate virtual machine migrations using VMware vSphere Distributed Resource SchedulerTM
Configure vSphere DRS groups and rules
Discuss VMware vCenter Server migration paths
Complete a migration of Windows vCenter Server to VMware vCenter Server ApplianceTM
Discuss VMware vSphere Update ManagerTM concepts
Perform VMware ESXiTM hosts upgrades using vSphere Update Manager
Employ host profiles to configure an ESXi host
Configure VMware vSphere High Availability
Demonstrate the ESXi Cluster Quickstart feature
Create a content library
Create a virtual machine template
Create customization specifications
Deploy a virtual machine from a template in the content library
Clone virtual machines
Monitor virtual machine resources
Configure vCenter Server Appliance backup
Restore a vCenter Server Appliance from a backup
Forward vCenter Server Appliance log files to Remote Syslog Server
Configure VMware vCenter Server High Availability

Course Info

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Cost: $ 2,550

Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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