VMware Training

The VMware vSphere install configure manage V6.5 training is a 2-day course which will provide in-depth training on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 6.5 which is a next-generation infrastructure that uses the power of virtualization to transform individual data centers into aggregated computing infrastructures.

At our training institute, we are committed to offering nothing but world-class training and the best of certifications to IT Professionals who want to deploy VMware products and maintain their VMware cloud environments. After completing the VMware vSphere ICM training, you will be able to administer a vSphere infrastructure for organizations, large or small. This course will turn out to be the foundation for you to learn other important VMware technologies in a software-defined data center.

Our training includes most of the hands-on things which will make you feel about the learning curve throughout the Training session. Our online labs will be available for 24/7 to make sure student will have access to the learning environment across the time zone.

Who Should do the VMware vSphere Training course?

The VMware vSphere install configure manage V6.5 training course is beneficial for the following IT Professionals:

  • System Administrators
  • System Engineers
  • ESXi and vCenter Server Operators

Course Name: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following: -

  • Deploy a vCenter Server instance or VMware vCenter Server Appliance.
  • Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client and VMware vSphere Web Client.
  • Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches.
  • Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage.
  • 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 with VMware vSphere High Availability and VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance.
  • How to use VMware vSphere Replication and VMware vSphere Data Protection to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery.
  • How to use VMware vSphere DRS clusters to improve hosts scalability.
  • How to use vSphere distributed switches (vDS) to improve virtual network scalability.
  • How to use VMware vSphere Update Manager to apply patches.

Course Outline:

  1. Course Introduction
  2. Introduction to SDDC & VMware vSphere
  3. Creating Virtual Machines
  4. Introduction to vCenter Server
  5. Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
  6. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
  7. Virtual Machine Management
  8. Resource Management and Monitoring
  9. vSphere Fault Tolerance, vSphere HA, and Protecting Data
  10. vSphere DRS
  11. vSphere Update Manager
Course Modules:
  1. Course Introduction
    • Introduction to course
    • Course objectives
    • Course Content
    • Benefits of the Training
    • Identify additional resources
  2. Introduction to SDDC & VMware vSphere
    • Introduction to topology of a physical data center
    • Introduction to vSphere virtual infrastructure
    • Virtual machines files and components
    • Using virtual machines benefits
    • Differences between physical architectures and virtual architectures
    • Why Hypervisor ( ESXi)
    • vCenter Server-Centralized Management Console
    • What is SDDC (software defined data center)
    • Introduction to private, public, and hybrid clouds
  3. Creating Virtual Machines
    • 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
  4. Introduction to vCenter Server
    • Introduce the vCenter Server architecture
    • Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
    • Use vSphere Web Client
    • Backup 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
  5. 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
  6. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
    • Introduce storage protocols and storage device types
    • Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI, NFS, and Fiber Channel storage
    • Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores
    • Describe the new features of VMFS 6.5
    • Introduce vSAN
    • Describe guest file encryption
  7. 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
    • Customize a new virtual machine using customization specification files
    • 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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