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VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8]


LÄNGE: 40 Hours (5 Tage)

PREIS: €3.750,00


This five-day training course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 8 environment. This course increases your skill level and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client™, log files, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.


By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
• Use command-line interfaces, log files, and the vSphere Client to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
• Explain the purpose of common vSphere log files
• Identify networking issues based on reported symptoms
• Validate and troubleshoot the reported networking issue
• Identify the root cause of networking issue
• Implement the appropriate resolution to recover from networking problems
• Analyze storage failure scenarios using a logical troubleshooting methodology
• identify the root cause of storage failure
• Apply the appropriate resolution to resolve storage failure problems
• Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios
• Analyze possible vSphere cluster failure causes
• Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
• Identify and validate VMware ESXiTM host and VMware vCenter® problems
• Analyze failure scenarios of ESXi host and vCenter problems
• Select the correct resolution for the failure of ESXi host and vCenter problems
• Troubleshoot virtual machine problems, including migration problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems
• Troubleshoot performance problems with vSphere components


System architects and system administrators


This course requires completion of one the following courses:

  • • VCP-DCV certification
  • • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
  • • VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure

The course material presumes that you can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

  • • Install and configure ESXi
  • • Install vCenter Server
  • • Create vCenter Server objects, such as data centers and folders
  • • Create and modify a standard switch
  • • Create and modify a distributed switch
  • • Connect an ESXi host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
  • • Create a VMware vSphere VMFS datastore
  • • Modify a virtual machine’s hardware
  • • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere
® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere
  • ® Distributed Resource SchedulerTM cluster
  • • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere HA cluster
  • • Basic knowledge of command line tools like ESXCLI, DCLI, and PowerCLI
  • Inhalt

    1 Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

    2 Introduction to Troubleshooting
    • Define the scope of troubleshooting
    • Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
    • Apply troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency

    3 Troubleshooting Tools
    • Discuss the various methods to run commands
    • Discuss the various ways to access ESXi Shell
    • Use commands to view, configure, and manage your vSphere components
    • Use the vSphere CLI
    • Use ESXCLI commands from the vSphere CLI
    • Use Data Center CLI commands
    • Identify the best tool for command-line interface troubleshooting
    • Identify important log files for troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi
    • Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware SkylineTM
    • Explain how VMware Skyline works
    • Describe VMware SkylineTM Health
    • Describe VMware Skyline AdvisorTM

    4 Troubleshooting Virtual Networking
    • Analyze and troubleshoot standard switch problems
    • Analyze and troubleshoot virtual machine connectivity problems
    • Analyze and troubleshoot management network problems
    • Analyze and troubleshoot distributed switch problems

    5 Troubleshooting Storage
    • Discuss the vSphere storage architecture
    • Identify the possible causes of problems in the various types of datastores
    • Analyze the common storage connectivity and configuration problems
    • Discuss the possible storage problems causes
    • Solve the storage connectivity problems, correct misconfigurations, and restore LUN visibility
    • Review vSphere storage architecture and functionality necessary to troubleshoot storage problems
    • Use ESXi and Linux commands to troubleshoot storage problems
    • Analyze log file entries to identify the root cause of storage problems
    • Investigate ESXi storage issues
    • Troubleshoot VM snapshots
    • Troubleshoot storage performance problems
    • Review multipathing
    • Identify the common causes of missing paths, including PDL and APD conditions
    • Solve the missing path problems between hosts and storage devices

    6 Troubleshooting vSphere Clusters
    • Identify and troubleshoot vSphere HA problems
    • Analyze and solve vSphere vMotion problems
    • Diagnose and troubleshoot common vSphere DRS problems

    7 Troubleshooting Virtual Machines
    • Discuss virtual machine files and disk content IDs
    • Identify, analyze, and solve virtual machine snapshot problems
    • Troubleshoot virtual machine power-on problems
    • Identify possible causes and troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
    • Diagnose and recover from VMware Tools installation failures

    8 Troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi
    • Analyze and solve vCenter Server service problems
    • Diagnose and troubleshoot vCenter Server database problems
    • Use vCenter Server Appliance shell and the Bash shell to identify and solve problems
    • Identify and troubleshoot ESXi host problems

    Weitere Informationen

    Product Alignment
    • VMware ESXi 8.0
    • VMware vCenter Server 8.0

    Time Zone

    08 Apr 2024

    Virtual Classroom



    Instructor Led Online

    € 3.750,00

    15 Apr 2024

    Virtual Classroom



    Instructor Led Online

    € 3.750,00