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VMware vSphere: Install Configure Manage [V7]

SS Course: 58999

Course Overview

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This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 7, which includes VMware ESXi 7 and VMware vCenter Server 7. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size. This course is the foundation for most of the other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.                                                                  

Scheduled Classes

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09/26/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
10/03/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
10/10/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
10/17/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
10/24/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
10/31/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
11/07/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
11/14/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
11/28/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
12/05/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
12/12/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
12/19/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
01/09/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
01/16/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
01/23/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
01/30/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
02/06/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
02/13/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
02/20/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
02/27/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
03/06/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
03/13/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
03/20/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
03/27/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
04/03/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
04/10/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
04/17/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
04/24/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
05/01/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
05/08/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
05/15/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
05/22/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
05/29/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
06/05/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
06/12/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
06/19/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
06/26/23 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led

What You'll Learn

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Describe the software-defined data center (SDDC)
  • Create and manage VMware vSphere VMFS datastores
  • Use the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library
  • Manage virtual machine resource use
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere vMotion and VMware vSphere Storage vMotion
  • Create and manage a vSphere cluster that is enabled with VMware vSphere High Availability and VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • Discuss solutions for managing the vSphere life cycle
  • Use VMware vSphere Update Manager to apply patches and perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and virtual machines
  • Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
  • Install and configure VMware ESXi hosts
  • Deploy and configure VMware vCenter Server Appliance
  • Use VMware vSphere Client to manage the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration
  • Manage, monitor, back up, and protect vCenter Server Appliance
  • Create virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Describe the storage technologies supported by vSphere
  • Configure virtual storage using iSCSI and NFS storage
  • By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

Outline

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Describe how VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager works
  • Use vSphere Lifecycle Manager to update ESXi hosts in a cluster
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Explain basic virtualization concepts
  • Describe how vSphere fits into the software-defined data center and the cloud infrastructure
  • Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, and storage
  • Recognize the user interfaces for accessing the vCenter Server system and ESXi hosts
  • Use VMware Host Client to access and manage ESXi host
  • Create and remove a virtual machine
  • Provision a virtual machine with virtual devices
  • Identify the files that make up a virtual machine
  • Explain the importance of VMware Tools
  • Describe the vCenter Server architecture
  • Discuss how ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter Server
  • Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
  • Use the vSphere Client to manage the vCenter Server inventory
  • Add data center, organizational objects, and hosts to vCenter Server
  • Use roles and permissions to enable users to access objects in the vCenter Server inventory
  • Back up vCenter Server Appliance
  • Monitor vCenter Server tasks, events, and appliance health
  • Use vCenter Server High Availability to protect a vCenter Server Appliance
  • Create and manage standard switches
  • Describe the virtual switch connection types
  • Configure virtual switch security, traffic-shaping and load-balancing policies
  • Compare vSphere distributed switches and standard switches
  • Identify storage protocols and storage device types
  • Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores
  • Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Deploy virtual machines on a VMware vSAN datastore
  • Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines
  • Modify and manage virtual machines
  • Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library
  • Dynamically increase the size of a virtual disk
  • Use customization specification files to customize a new virtual machine
  • Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere Replication
  • Discuss CPU and memory concepts in a virtualized environment
  • Describe what overcommitment of a resource means
  • Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
  • Use various tools to monitor resource use
  • Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events
  • Describe options for making a vSphere environment highly available
  • Explain the vSphere HA architecture
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance
  • Configure a vSphere cluster using ESXi Cluster Quickstart
  • Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Create a vSphere DRS cluster

Prerequisites

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System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
  • This course has the following prerequisites:

    Who Should Attend

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    System administrators
    • System engineers

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