VMware vSphere: Install Configure Manage and Optimize and Scale Fast Track [V6.5]


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Courseware : Included
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This intensive, extended-hours course takes you from introductory to advanced VMware vSphere® management skills. Building on the installation and configuration content from our best-selling course, you will also develop advanced skills needed to manage and maintain a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will install, configure, and optimize vSphere 6.5. You will explore the features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure, and discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size using vSphere 6.5, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server® 6.5.

Product Alignment
•  ESXi 6.5
•  vCenter Server 6.5


•  Describe the software-defined data center

•  Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines

•  Describe the vCenter Server architecture

•  Deploy VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™

•  Back up and restore vCenter Server

•  Deploy vCenter Server Appliance to be highly available 

•  Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host

•  Configure and manage the vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® 

   Web Client

•  Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches 

•  Use vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability

•  Use vCenter Server to manage various types of storage  

•  Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots

•  Perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server

•  Create 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

•  Manage VMware vSphere® High Availability 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 upgrades

•  Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise

•  Configure and use virtual machine storage policies

•  Configure VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control

•  Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™

•  Encrypt virtual machines for additional security

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


•  System administrators
•  System engineers


•  System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems


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


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


    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


      vCenter Server

      • Introduce the vCenter Server architecture

      • Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance

      • Use vSphere Web Client

      • Back up 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


        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


          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 VMware vSphere® VMFS and NFS datastores

          • Describe the new features of VMFS 6.5

          • Introduce VMware vSAN™

          • Describe guest file encryption


            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

            • Use customization specification files to customize a new virtual machine

            • 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


              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


                vSphere HA, vSphere Fault Tolerance, and Protecting Data

                • 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 vSAN

                • Examine enhanced consolidation of vSphere Fault Tolerance virtual machines

                • Introduce vSphere Replication

                • Use vSphere Data Protection to back up and restore data

                • Describe the high availability options for vCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller™

                • Describe and use VMware vCenter Server® High Availability


                  vSphere DRS

                  • 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

                  • Explain how Proactive DRS enhances virtual machine availability


                    Network Scalability

                    • Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches

                    • Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow


                      vSphere Update Manager

                      • 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


                        Storage Scalability

                        • Explain VMware vSphere® Storage APIs - Array Integration and VMware vSphere® API for Storage Awareness™

                        • Configure and assign virtual machine storage policies

                        • Configure vSphere Storage DRS and vSphere Storage I/O Control


                          Network Scalability

                          • Configure vSphere to encrypt virtual machines, core dumps, and vSphere vMotion migrations

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