This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 6.7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.7 and VMware vCenter Server® 6.7. 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.
Audience: System architects, system administrators, IT managers, VMware partners, and individuals responsible for implementing and managing vSphere architectures
Event Number: EDU-VSICM-EL v6.7
Available Languages: English (US)
6 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 VMware vSphere® VMFS and NFS datastores • Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage • Identify the advantages of VMware vSAN™ 7 Virtual Machine Management • Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines • Modify and manage virtual machines • Create an instant clone of a virtual machine • Identify the types of content libraries and how to deploy and use them • Add a hot-pluggable device • Dynamically increase the size of a virtual disk • Use customization specification files to customize a new virtual machine • Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots 8 Resource Management and Monitoring • Discuss CPU and memory concepts in a virtualized environment • Describe what overcommitment of a resource means • Identify additional technologies that improve memory usage • 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 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 • Enforce infrastructural or intra-app dependencies during failover • Describe vSphere HA heartbeat networks and datastore heartbeats • Examine the features and functions of vSphere Fault Tolerance • Enable vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machine
10 vSphere DRS • Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster • Create a vSphere DRS cluster • View information about a vSphere DRS cluster • Configure virtual machine affinity, DRS groups, and VM-host affinity rules • Remove a host from a vSphere DRS cluster 11 vSphere Update Manager • Describe the architecture, components, and capabilities of vSphere Update Manager • Use vSphere Update Manager to manage the patching of ESXi, virtual machines, and vApps • Examine the features and functions of vSphere Update Manager EAM integration • Integrate vSphere Update Manager with vSphere DRS 12 vSphere Troubleshooting • Apply a troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency • Review troubleshooting tools • Find important log files • Use vSphere Syslog Collector