vSphere: Fast Track v7

Explore the features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure.

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This five-day, intensive 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 manage vSphere 6.7. 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 6.7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.7 and VMware vCenter Server® 6.7.

Course Objectives

•  Install and configure ESXi hosts
•  Deploy and configure VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
•  Use VMware Host Client™, VMware vSphere® Web Client, and VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage
   the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration
•  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 vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
•  Create a content library for deploying virtual machines
•  Manage virtual machine resource usage and manage resource pools
•  Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
•  Describe the methods for protecting and recovering virtual machine data
•  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
•  Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and 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
•  Configure VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control and VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™
•  Encrypt virtual machines for additional security

Enrolment Requirements

System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

Target Audience

  • System administrators
  • System engineers

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