VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8]

Price
$4,625.00 USD

Duration
5 Days

 

Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

This five-day training course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 8 environment. This course increases your skill level and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client™, log files, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.

Course Objectives

  • Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
  • Use command-line interfaces, log files, and the vSphere Client to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
  • Explain the purpose of common vSphere log files
  • Identify networking issues based on reported symptoms
  • Validate and troubleshoot the reported networking issue
  • Identify the root cause of networking issue
  • Implement the appropriate resolution to recover from networking problems
  • Analyze storage failure scenarios using a logical troubleshooting methodology
  • Identify the root cause of storage failure
  • Apply the appropriate resolution to resolve storage failure problems
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios
  • Analyze possible vSphere cluster failure causes
  • Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
  • Identify and validate VMware ESXiTM host and VMware vCenter® problems
  • Analyze failure scenarios of ESXi host and vCenter problems
  • Select the correct resolution for the failure of ESXi host and vCenter problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine problems, including migration problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems
  • Troubleshoot performance problems with vSphere components

Who Should Attend?

System architects and system administrators
  • Top-rated instructors: Our crew of subject matter experts have an average instructor rating of 4.8 out of 5 across thousands of reviews.
  • Authorized content: We maintain more than 35 Authorized Training Partnerships with the top players in tech, ensuring your course materials contain the most relevant and up-to date information.
  • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
  • Post Class Resources: Review your class content, catch up on any material you may have missed or perfect your new skills with access to resources after your course is complete.
  • Private Group Training: Let our world-class instructors deliver exclusive training courses just for your employees. Our private group training is designed to promote your team’s shared growth and skill development.
  • Tailored Training Solutions: Our subject matter experts can customize the class to specifically address the unique goals of your team.

Course Prerequisites

  • VCP-DCV certification
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
  • VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure

Agenda

1 Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

2 Introduction to Troubleshooting

  • Define the scope of troubleshooting
  • Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
  • Apply troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency

3 Troubleshooting Tools

  • Discuss the various methods to run commands
  • Discuss the various ways to access ESXi Shell
  • Use commands to view, configure, and manage your vSphere components
  • Use the vSphere CLI
  • Use ESXCLI commands from the vSphere CLI
  • Use Data Center CLI commands
  • Identify the best tool for command-line interface troubleshooting
  • Identify important log files for troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi
  • Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware SkylineTM
  • Explain how VMware Skyline works
  • Describe VMware SkylineTM Health
  • Describe VMware Skyline AdvisorTM

4 Troubleshooting Virtual Networking

  • Analyze and troubleshoot standard switch problems
  • Analyze and troubleshoot virtual machine connectivity problems
  • Analyze and troubleshoot management network problems
  • Analyze and troubleshoot distributed switch problems

5 Troubleshooting Storage

  • Discuss the vSphere storage architecture
  • Identify the possible causes of problems in the various types of datastores
  • Analyze the common storage connectivity and configuration problems
  • Discuss the possible storage problems causes
  • Solve the storage connectivity problems, correct misconfigurations, and restore LUN visibility
  • Review vSphere storage architecture and functionality necessary to troubleshoot storage problems
  • Use ESXi and Linux commands to troubleshoot storage problems
  • Analyze log file entries to identify the root cause of storage problems
  • Investigate ESXi storage issues
  • Troubleshoot VM snapshots
  • Troubleshoot storage performance problems
  • Review multipathing
  • Identify the common causes of missing paths, including PDL and APD conditions
  • Solve the missing path problems between hosts and storage devices

6 Troubleshooting vSphere Clusters

  • Identify and troubleshoot vSphere HA problems
  • Analyze and solve vSphere vMotion problems
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot common vSphere DRS problems

7 Troubleshooting Virtual Machines

  • Discuss virtual machine files and disk content IDs
  • Identify, analyze, and solve virtual machine snapshot problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine power-on problems
  • Identify possible causes and troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
  • Diagnose and recover from VMware Tools installation failures

8 Troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi

  • Analyze and solve vCenter Server service problems
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot vCenter Server database problems
  • Use vCenter Server Appliance shell and the Bash shell to identify and
  • solve problems
  • Identify and troubleshoot ESXi host problems
 

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