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VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5 to 6.7 Certification – An Overview

VMware, founded in 1998, is the leading virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions provider that have already enabled more than 500,000 enterprises and mid-market customers to perform in the Cloud Era with competitive excellence by automating, transforming and simplifying the ways to build, deliver and consume the IT. 

VMware vSphere, formerly known as VMware Infrastructure, is the industry leading server virtualization software helping you manage, connect, run and secure your IT applications in the common operating environment across the clouds. Fully integrated into hypervisor and powered by machine learning capability, VMware vSphere provides better protection, visibility and response time for security incidences. The numbers of features make VMware the first choice of career oriented professionals interested the improve their skills in virtual server management; and, VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.7 course provides you deep insights to install, configure, manage VMware vSphere 6.7.

Learning scope of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5 to 6.7 Course:

After completion of 5- days VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5 training, you will be able to: 

  • Describe the software-defined data center

  • Describe Sphere components and their functions

  • Understand vCenter Server architecture & Use it to manage an ESXi host

  • Adding ESXi hosts to VMware vCenter Server Appliance instance

  • Configure & manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware Host Client & VMware vSphere Client

  • Using vCenter Server to managing different host storage types: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, iSCSI,and RDM

  • Manage & Migrating virtual machines

  • Monitor and Manage resource

  • Configure and Manage vSphere HA with additional knowledge for Troubleshooting

Target Audience for VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5 to 6.7 Training Course:

System administrators, system engineers, server engineers, Infrastructure Support Engineer, Virtual administrators, Storage administrators,  and other IT professionals interested to improve their skills in virtual server management are the good candidates for VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5 to 6.7 training. 

Growth Prospects after VMware vSphere: Install, Configure Manage 6.5 to 6.7 Certification:

  • VMware’s introduction of x86 server-virtualization technology is seen as a game-changer event in enterprise computing. 

  • VMware simplifies the complexity of multi-cloud environments

  • VMware dominates the server and desktop virtualization market share for over the years having more than 6 Lac customers in global marketplace. 

  • VMware solutions reduce the overall infrastructure costs.

  • The salary of VMware professional may be around $ 130-140 K.


VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5 to 6.7 Exam Syllabus

1. Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics

  • Course objectives; Describe the content of the course

  • VMware certification system

  • The benefits of VMware Education Learning Zone; Identify additional resources

 2. Introduction to vSphere and the SoftwareDefined Data Center

  • How vSphere fits into the softwaredefined data center and cloud infrastructure

  • How  vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, and storage

  • Using vSphere Client to access and managing vCenter Server system and ESXi host

  • Comparing virtual machine hardware version 14 to other versions

  • Identifying virtual network adapters; describe the enhanced VMXNET3

  • Comparison of virtual disk provisioning

  • Advantages of ESXi Quick Boot

 3. Creating Virtual Machines

  • Importance of VMware Tools™

  • Creation, provision, and removing a virtual machine

  • How to import a virtual appliance OVF template

  • Managing VMware Tools

  • Troubleshooting OS installation and VMware Tools

4. vCenter Server

  • vCenter Server architecture

  • How ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter Server

  • Identify vCenter Server services, components & modules

  • Use vSphere Client to manage the vCenter Server inventory

  • Access and configure vCenter Server Appliance

  • Describe the rules for applying permissions

  • Develop a custom role in vCenter Server

  • Creating backup schedule

  • Restoring vCenter Server Appliance from backup

  • Monitoring vCenter Server Appliance

 5. Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

  • Describe, create, and manage standard switches

  • Compare vSphere distributed switches & standard switches

  • Configure virtual switch security & load balancing policies

  • Describe the virtual switch connection types

  • New TCP/IP stack architecture

  • Application of VLANs with standard switches

 6. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

  • Storage protocols and storage device types

  • ESXi hosts with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage

  • VMware vSphere VMFS and NFS data stores

  • New features of VMFS 6.5

  • Advantages of VMware vSAN™

  • Guest file encryption

 7. Virtual Machine Management

  • Modify & managing virtual machines

  • Using templates & cloning to deploy new virtual machines

  • Clone a virtual machine

  • Upgrading virtual machine hardware to version 14

  • Removingvirtual machines from vCenter Server inventory & datastore

  • Using customized specification files to customize the new virtual machine

  • Performing vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations

  • Creating and managing virtual machine snapshots

  • Creating, clone, and exporting vApps

  •  The types of content libraries – identification and deployment

8. Resource Management and Monitoring

  • CPU and memory concepts in a virtualized environment

  • Over commitment of a resource means

  • Additional technologies that improve memory usage

  • Configure & manage resource pools

  • Methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage

  • Various tools to monitor the resource usage

  • Create and using alarms to report certain conditions and events

 9. vSphere HA, vSphere Fault Tolerance, and Protecting Data

  • vSphere HA architecture

  • Manage a vSphere HA cluster

  •  vSphere HA advanced parameters

  • Enforce infrastructural or intra-app dependencies during failover

  • vSphere HA heartbeat networks and datastore heartbeats

  • features and functions of vSphere Fault Tolerance

  • Enable vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machines

  • vSphere Fault Tolerance interoperability with vSAN

  • enhanced consolidation of vSphere Fault Tolerance virtual machines

  • Features and functions of vSphere Replication

10. vSphere DRS

  • Functions of vSphere DRS cluster

  • Creating vSphere DRS cluster

  • View information about a vSphere DRS cluster

  • Configure virtual machine affinity, VM-host affinity and DRS groups rules

  • Removing a host from vSphere DRS cluster

 11. vSphere Update Manager

  • New architecture, components, and capabilities of vSphere Update Manager

  • vSphere Update Manager to manage patching of ESXi, virtual machines, and vApps

  • Install vSphere Update Manager & vSphere Update Manager plug-in; Create patch baselines

  • Host profiles to manage host configuration compliance

  • Features and functions of vSphere Update Manager EAM integration

  • Integrate vSphere Update Manager with vSphere DRS

  • Scan & remediate hosts 12 vSphere Troubleshooting

12.  vSphere Troubleshooting

  • Defining the scope of troubleshooting

  • Approach to solve configuration and operational problems

  • Methodology to improve troubleshooting efficiency & logically diagnose faults

Prerequisite for VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5 to 6.7 Certification Training:

System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating system is the major prerequisite for VMware vSphere 6.7 Certification training. The knowledge of cloud environment is also must.

FAQs About VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5 to 6.7 Certification & Training Course

Q: What are the benefits of a VMware badge?

It is a single signage that reflects your competitive credentials and provides an overview of excellence in VMware vSphere.

Q: What are the privileges that a certified VMware vSphere specialist has?

There are many but key skill privileges that make him stand out are:

  • Viewing and supporting the requests in the folders
  • Responding to the license upgrade requests in the folders.
  • Responding to the license deactivation requests in the folders.
  • View orders for particular licenses in the folders.

 Q: What is the role of vCenter Alarms?

vCenter has more than fifty alarms by the default. These alarms get activated at the time of installation. These alarms notify or alert you to plenty of things like events in actions, memory utilization and numbers of task initiated etc.

Q: What is the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5 to 6.7 certification exam format?

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5 to 6.7 certification exam is scheduled for 105 minutes; it comprises of 70 single and multiple choice, non-proctored questions. The passing score is 300.   

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