Arrow Electronics, Inc.

VMware vSphere: Practitioner Workshop [V6.7]


DURÉE: 40 Hours (5 Jours)

PRIX H.T.: €2 070,00


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.


By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

• 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


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


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


1 Course Introduction

• Introductions and course logistics

• Overview of modules and course objectives

2 vSphere Networking

• Describe vSphere Distributed Switch architecture

• Create and configure a vSphere Distributed Switch for virtual machine and vMotion traffic

• Migrate vSphere networking interfaces to a vSphere Distributed Switch

3 vSphere Storage

• Identify storage protocols and iSCSI storage components

• Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores

• Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI

• Describe vSAN disk groups and storage policies

4 vSphere vMotion

• Perform vSphere Storage vMotion migrations

• Use vSphere DRS clusters to improve host scalability

• View information about a vSphere DRS cluster

• Configure DRS groups and rules

5 vSphere Upgrade

• Discus vCenter Server migration paths and steps

• Migrate and upgrade vCenter Server for Windows to vCenter Server Appliance

• Describe the architecture, components, and capabilities of vSphere Update Manager

• Use vSphere Update Manager to manage the update of ESXi hosts

6 vSphere Cluster Operations

• Add ESXi hosts to vCenter Server

• Describe and use host profiles

• Customize ESXi host configuration

• Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster

• Create and customize a cluster using the Quickstart workflow

• Configure VMware vSANTM in a cluster

7 Virtual Machine Management

• Define and use content libraries

• Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines

• Use customization specification files to customize a new virtual machine

8 Native Features of vCenter Server Appliance

• Access and configure the vCenter Server Appliance management interface

• Create a vCenter Server Appliance backup schedule

• Restore vCenter Server Appliance from a backup

• Configure vCenter Server High Availability

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