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VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V8] Training

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This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 8, which includes VMware ESXi 8 and VMware vCenter 8.

  • Category : VMware

Course Price : $3999 Per Participant

Course Description

This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 8, which includes VMware ESXi 8 and VMware vCenter 8. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size.

  • This course is the foundation for most VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.
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What you will learn

  • green-tick Install and configure ESXi hosts
  • green-tick Deploy and configure vCenter
  • green-tick Create virtual networks using vSphere standard switches and distributed switches
  • green-tick Create and configure datastores using storage technologies supported by vSphere
  • green-tick Use the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • green-tick Create content libraries for managing templates and deploying virtual machines
  • green-tick Manage virtual machine resource allocation
  • green-tick Migrate virtual machines with vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion
  • green-tick Use the vSphere Client to create the vCenter inventory and assign roles to vCenter users
  • green-tick Manage the life cycle of vSphere to keep vCenter, ESXi hosts, and virtual machines up to date
  • green-tick Create and configure a vSphere cluster that is enabled with vSphere High Availability (HA) and vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler

Prerequisites

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

Who should attend this course?

  • System administrators
  • System engineers

Schedules

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  • calendar Jun 10, 2024
  • time 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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  • calendar Jun 17, 2024
  • time 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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  • calendar Jun 24, 2024
  • time 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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Curriculum

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Explain basic virtualization concepts
  • Describe how vSphere fits in the software-defined data center and the cloud infrastructure
  • Recognize the user interfaces for accessing vSphere
  • Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, storage, and GPUs
  • Install an ESXi host
  • Recognize ESXi user account best practices
  • Configure the ESXi host settings using the DCUI and VMware Host Client
  • Recognize ESXi hosts communication with vCenter
  • Deploy vCenter Server Appliance
  • Configure vCenter settings
  • Use the vSphere Client to add and manage license keys
  • Create and organize vCenter inventory objects
  • Recognize the rules for applying vCenter permissions
  • View vCenter logs and events
  • Configure and view standard switch configurations
  • Configure and view distributed switch configurations
  • Recognize the difference between standard switches and distributed switches
  • Explain how to set networking policies on standard and distributed switches
  • Recognize vSphere storage technologies
  • Identify types of vSphere datastores
  • Describe Fibre Channel components and addressing
  • Describe iSCSI components and addressing
  • Configure iSCSI storage on ESXi
  • Create and manage VMFS datastores
  • Configure and manage NFS datastores
  • Create and provision VMs
  • Explain the importance of VMware Tools
  • Identify the files that make up a VM
  • Recognize the components of a VM
  • Navigate the vSphere Client and examine VM settings and options
  • Modify VMs by dynamically increasing resources
  • Create VM templates and deploy VMs from them
  • Clone VMs
  • Create customization specifications for guest operating systems
  • Create local, published, and subscribed content libraries
  • Deploy VMs from content libraries
  • Manage multiple versions of VM templates in content libraries
  • Recognize the types of VM migrations that you can perform within a vCenter instance and across vCenter instances
  • Migrate VMs using vSphere vMotion
  • Describe the role of Enhanced vMotion Compatibility in migrations
  • Migrate VMs using vSphere Storage vMotion
  • Take a snapshot of a VM
  • Manage, consolidate, and delete snapshots
  • Describe CPU and memory concepts in relation to a virtualized environment
  • Describe how VMs compete for resources
  • Define CPU and memory shares, reservations, and limits
  • Create a vSphere cluster enabled for vSphere DRS and vSphere HA
  • View information about a vSphere cluster
  • Explain how vSphere DRS determines VM placement on hosts in the cluster
  • Recognize use cases for vSphere DRS settings
  • Monitor a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Describe how vSphere HA responds to various types of failures
  • Identify options for configuring network redundancy in a vSphere HA cluster
  • Recognize vSphere HA design considerations
  • Recognize the use cases for various vSphere HA settings
  • Configure a vSphere HA cluster
  • Recognize when to use vSphere Fault Tolerance
  • Enable vSphere Lifecycle Manager in a vSphere cluster
  • Describe features of the vCenter Update Planner
  • Run vCenter upgrade prechecks and interoperability reports
  • Recognize features of vSphere Lifecycle Manager
  • Distinguish between managing hosts using baselines and managing hosts using images
  • Describe how to update hosts using baselines
  • Describe ESXi images
  • Validate ESXi host compliance against a cluster image and update ESXi hosts
  • Update ESXi hosts using vSphere Lifecycle Manager
  • Describe vSphere Lifecycle Manager automatic recommendations
  • Use vSphere Lifecycle Manager to upgrade VMware Tools and VM hardware
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      Duration: 5 Days

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