VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage Training.



Course Overview

This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 7 and VMware vCenter Server® 7. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size.

This course is the foundation for most of the other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

Course 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
  • Install and configure 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
  • 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™
  • Discuss solutions for managing the vSphere life cycle



This course has the following prerequisites:

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems


Course Modules

Data Center

Explain basic virtualization concepts
Describe how vSphere fits into the software-defined 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


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

vCenter Server

Describe the vCenter Server architecture
Discuss how ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter Server
Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
Use 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 VMware vCenter Server® High Availability to protect a vCenter Server Appliance

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

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

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 the Enhanced vMotion Compatibility feature
Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere® Replication™
Describe the benefits of VMware vSphere® Storage APIs – Data Protection

Resource Management and Monitoring

Discuss CPU and memory concepts in a virtualized environment
Describe what overcommitment of a resource means
Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
Use various tools to monitor resource use
Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events

vSphere Clusters

Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
Create a vSphere DRS cluster
Monitor a vSphere cluster configuration
Describe options for making a vSphere environment highly available
Explain the vSphere HA architecture
Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance

vSphere Lifecycle Management

Recognize the importance of vCenter Server Update Planner
Describe how VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ works
Describe how to update ESXi hosts using baselines
Validate ESXi host compliance using a cluster image
Describe how to upgrade VMware Tools and VM hardware


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