VMware vSphere: Fast Track Advanced Certification Course VMware vSphere: Fast Track Advanced Certification Course

Course Overview

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.

Product Alignment

  • ESXi 7
  • vCenter Server 7

After completing this course, students will be able to:

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

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Key Features

  • Our training modules have 50% -60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL).
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL).
  • VMware certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning (CBL).
  • Well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment.
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through experts designed Learning Management System (LMS) and ExamReady platform.
  • Being a VMware Authorized Training Reseller, we offer authored curriculum that are at par with industry standards.

Who Should Attend

  • System administrators
  • System engineers

Prerequisites

This course has the following prerequisites:

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
  • Course Outline Download Course Outline

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

    • 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
    • Describe how to proactively manage your vSphere environment using VMware Skyline

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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
    • Describe the function of the vSphere® Cluster Service

    • Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches
    • Describe how VMware vSphere® Network I/O Control enhances performance
    • Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring and NetFlow

    • 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
    • Describe VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ and VMware vSAN™ integration

    • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
    • Create and manage resource pools in a cluster
    • Describe how scalable shares work

    • Explain why VMware vSphere® VMFS is a high-performance, scalable file system
    • Explain VMware vSphere® Storage APIs - Array Integration, VMware vSphere® API for Storage
    • Awareness™, and vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering
    • Configure and assign virtual machine storage policies
    • Create VMware vSAN™ storage policies
    • Recognize components of the vSphere Virtual Volumes architecture
    • Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ and VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control

    Certification

      • By earning this certification, you develop advanced skills for managing and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure.
      • You hone skills to administer a vSphere infrastructure for organizations of vivid size using vSphere 7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 7 and VMware vCenter Server® 7.
      • On successful completion of this training aspirants receive a Course Completion Certificate from us.
      • By successfully clearing the VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V7] exam, aspirants earn VMware Certification.

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