Arrow Electronics, Inc.

VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V7]

CODE: VMW_VSFT7

LENGTH: 5 days

PRICE: kr42 000,00

Description

This five-day, intensive course takes you from introductory to advanced VMware vSphere® 7 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 manage vSphere 7. 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 7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 7 and
VMware vCenter Server® 7.

Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Describe the software-defined data center (SDDC)
• Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
• Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline
• Install and configure VMware ESXi™ hosts
• Deploy and configure VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
• Use VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration
• Manage, monitor, back up, and protect vCenter Server Appliance
• Create virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
• Describe the storage technologies supported by vSphere
• Configure virtual storage using iSCSI and NFS storage
• Create and manage VMware vSphere® VMFS datastores
• Use the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
• Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library
• Manage virtual machine resource use and manage resource pools
• Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
• Create and manage a vSphere cluster that is enabled with VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere®
Distributed Resource Scheduler™
• Create virtual networks with VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™ and enable distributed switch features
• Discuss solutions for managing the vSphere life cycle
• Use VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ to perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and virtual machines
• Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
• Describe how vSphere storage APIs help storage systems integrate with vSphere
• Configure and use virtual machine storage policies

Audience

• System administrators
• System engineers

Prerequisites

This course has the following prerequisites:
• System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

Programme

1 Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives
2 Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined
Data Center
• Explain basic virtualization concepts
• Describe how vSphere fits into the softwaredefined data center and the cloud infrastructure
• Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory,
networks, and storage
• Recognize the user interfaces for accessing the
vCenter Server system and ESXi hosts
• Describe the ESXi host architecture
• Navigate the Direct Console User Interface (DCUI)
to configure an ESXi host
• Recognize ESXi host user account best practices
• Install an ESXi host
• Use VMware Host Client™ to configure ESXi host
settings
• Describe how to proactively manage your vSphere
environment using VMware Skyline
3 Virtual Machines
• Create and provision a virtual machine
• Explain the importance of VMware Tools™
• Install VMware Tools
• Identify the files that make up a VM
• Recognize the components of a VM
• Recognize virtual devices supported by a VM
• Describe the benefits and use cases for containers
• Identify the parts of a container system
4 vCenter Server
• Describe the vCenter Server architecture
• Discuss how ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter
Server
• Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
• Use the vSphere Client to manage the vCenter
Server inventory
• Add data center, organizational objects, and hosts
to vCenter Server
• Use roles and permissions to enable users to
access objects in the vCenter Server inventory
• Back up vCenter Server Appliance
• Monitor vCenter Server tasks, events, and
appliance health
• Use vCenter Server High Availability to protect a
vCenter Server Appliance
5 Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
• Create and manage standard switches
• Describe the virtual switch connection types
• Configure virtual switch security, traffic-shaping and
load-balancing policies
• Compare vSphere distributed switches and
standard switches
6 Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
• Identify storage protocols and storage device
types
• Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre
Channel storage
• Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores
• Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI, NFS, and
Fibre Channel storage
• Recognize the components of a VMware vSAN™
configuration
7 Virtual Machine Management
• Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual
machines
• Modify and manage virtual machines
• Create a content library and deploy virtual
machines from templates in the library
• Use customization specification files to customize a
new virtual machine
• Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage
vMotion migrations
• Describe Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
• Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
• Examine the features and functions of VMware
vSphere® Replication™
• Describe the benefits of vSphere Storage APIs –
Data Protection

Test and Certification

Attendance of this course meets the training requirement to achieve the following certification:
• VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)

Session Dates
Date
Location
Time Zone
Language
Type
Guaranteed
PRICE

13 jun 2022

Virtual Classroom (CET)

CEDT

English

Instructor Led Online

kr 42 000,00

26 sep 2022

Virtual Classroom (CET)

CEDT

English

Instructor Led Online

kr 42 000,00

07 nov 2022

Virtual Classroom (CET)

CET

English

Instructor Led Online

kr 42 000,00

12 dec 2022

Virtual Classroom (CET)

CET

English

Instructor Led Online

kr 42 000,00

We also offer sessions in other countries