VMware VSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5] Manila-Philippines

VMware VSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5], Manila, Philippines, 

This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 6.5, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server® 6.5. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size. It is the foundation for most other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

Intended Audience For This VMware VSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]

•  System administrators
•  System engineer
  • VMware VSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]

    Course Objectives

    • By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
      •  Describe the software-defined data center
      •  Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
      •  Deploy an ESXi host 
      •  Deploy VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ 
      •  Use a local content library as an ISO store and deploy a virtual machine 
      •  Describe vCenter Server architecture
      •  Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host 
      •  Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® 
         Web Client
      •  Describe virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
      •  Configure standard switch policies 
      •  Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, virtual SAN, 
         Fibre Channel, and VMware Virtual SAN™  
      •  Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
      •  Create, clone, and export a vApp
      •  Describe and use the content library
      •  Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
      •  Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage 
      •  Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
      •  Use esxtop to identify and solve performance issues  
      •  Discuss the VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster architecture
      •  Configure vSphere HA
      •  Manage vSphere HA and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance 
      •  Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual 
         machines and perform data recovery
      •  Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
      •  Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi 
         hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations

    • Certifications
      This course prepares you for the following certification:
      •  VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)

    • VMware VSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]

      Course Outline

        1. Course Introduction
          • Introductions and course logistics
          • Course objectives
          • Describe the content of this course
          • Gain a complete picture of the VMware certification system
          • Familiarize yourself with the benefits of the VMware Education Learning Zone
          • Identify additional resources
        2. Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center
          • Describe the topology of a physical data center
          • Explain the vSphere virtual infrastructure
          • Define the files and components of virtual machines
          • Describe the benefits of using virtual machines
          • Explain the similarities and differences between physical architectures and virtual architectures
          • Define the purpose of ESXi
          • Define the purpose of vCenter Server
          • Explain the software-defined data center
          • Describe private, public, and hybrid clouds
        3. Creating Virtual Machines
          • Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
          • Identify the files that make up a virtual machine
          • Discuss the latest virtual machine hardware and its features
          • Describe virtual machine CPU, memory, disk, and network resource usage
          • Explain the importance of VMware Tools™
          • Discuss PCI pass-through, Direct I/O, remote direct memory access, and NVMe
          • Deploy and configure virtual machines and templates
          • Identify the virtual machine disk format
        4. vCenter Server
          • Introduce the vCenter Server architecture
          • Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
          • Use vSphere Web Client
          • Backup and restore vCenter Server
          • Examine vCenter Server permissions and roles
          • Explain the vSphere HA architectures and features
          • Examine the new vSphere authentication proxy
          • Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses
          • Access and navigate the new vSphere clients
        5. Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
          • Describe, create, and manage standard switches
          • Configure virtual switch security and load-balancing policies
          • Contrast and compare vSphere distributed switches and standard switches
          • Describe the virtual switch connection types
          • Describe the new TCP/IP stack architecture
          • Use VLANs with standard switches
        6. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
          • Introduce storage protocols and storage device types
          • Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
          • Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores
          • Describe the new features of VMFS 6.5
          • Introduce Virtual SAN
          • Describe guest file encryption
        7. Virtual Machine Management
          • Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines
          • Modify and manage virtual machines
          • Clone a virtual machine
          • Upgrade virtual machine hardware to version 12
          • Remove virtual machines from the vCenter Server inventory and datastore
          • Customize a new virtual machine using customization specification files
          • Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
          • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
          • Create, clone, and export vApps
          • Introduce the types of content libraries and how to deploy and use them
        8. Resource Management and Monitoring
          • Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts
          • Explain virtual memory reclamation techniques
          • Describe virtual machine overcommitment and resource competition
          • Configure and manage resource pools
          • Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
          • Use various tools to monitor resource usage
          • Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events
          • Describe and deploy resource pools
          • Set reservations, limits, and shares
          • Describe expandable reservations
          • Schedule changes to resource settings
          • Create, clone, and export vApps
          • Use vCenter Server performance charts and esxtop to analyze vSphere performance
        9. vSphere HA and vSphere Fault Tolerance
          • Explain the vSphere HA architecture
          • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
          • Use vSphere HA advanced parameters
          • Define clusterwide restart ordering capabilities
          • Enforce infrastructural or intra-app dependencies during failover
          • Describe vSphere HA heartbeat networks and datastore heartbeats
          • Introduce vSphere Fault Tolerance
          • Enable vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machines
          • Support vSphere Fault Tolerance interoperability with Virtual SAN
          • Examine enhanced consolidation of vSphere Fault Tolerance virtual machines
          • Introduce vSphere Replication
          • Use vSphere Data Protection to back up and restore data
        10. Host Scalability
          • Describe the functions and benefits of a vSphere DRS cluster
          • Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster
          • Work with affinity and anti-affinity rules
          • Describe the new capabilities for what-if analysis and proactive vSphere DRS
          • Highlight the evolution of vSphere DRS using predictive data from VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™
          • Perform preemptive actions to prepare for CPU or memory changes
          • Describe the vCenter Server embedded vSphere Update Manager, VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Image Builder CLI, and VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy capabilities
          • Use vSphere HA and vSphere DRS together for business continuity
        11. vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance
          • Describe the new vSphere Update Manager architecture, components, and capabilities
          • Use vSphere Update Manager to manage ESXi, virtual machine and vApp patching
          • Install vSphere Update Manager and the vSphere Update Manager plug-in
          • Create patch baselines
          • Use host profiles to manage host configuration compliance
          • Scan and remediate hosts