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VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.5]


Price £3,520 before tax
Length: 5 Days
Lunch : Included
Courseware : Included
Course code: VMW_VSOS65
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This five-day course will teach you advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will configure and optimize the VMware vSphere® 6.5 features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure, and you will discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course will deepen your understanding of vSphere and how its advanced features and controls can benefit your organization


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

•  Configure and manage VMware ESXi™ networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
•  Use VMware vSphere® Client™, VMware vSphere® Web Client, and VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell to manage vSphere
•  Use VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™ and host profiles to provision ESXi hosts
•  Optimize the performance of all vSphere components
•  Use VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ to monitor system logs
•  Deploy VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ to be highly available and optimized for performance
•  Migrate a Windows vCenter Server system to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5
•  Harden the vSphere environment against security threats
•  Encrypt virtual machines for additional security


•  Experienced system administrators
•  Systems engineers
•  System integrators


Completion of one of the following courses:

•  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [5.5 or 6.5]
•  VMware vSphere: Fast Track

Or equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
Experience working at the command prompt is highly recommended.


  • Course Introduction

  • Network Scalability

  • Storage Scalability

  • Host and Management Scalability

  • CPU Optimization

  • Memory Optimization

  • Storage Optimization

  • Network Optimization

  • Analyzing vSphere

  • vCenter Server Availability and Performance

  • vSphere Security

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