VMware vSphere: Practitioner Workshop


Introduction

In this three-day 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.

Objectives

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • 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
  • 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

Audience

  • System administrators and engineers, with beginner to intermediate knowledge of vSphere, who want to gain proficiency in the management of the vSphere lifecycle

Prerequisites

Completion of the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course




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Schedule

  • Melbourne
  • 2/09/2019 - 4/09/2019

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