5 Day

This five-day course VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (VSICM) v6.7 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.

Prerequisites: System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

Course Objectives

  • Describe the software-defined data center
  • Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
  • Add ESXi hosts to a VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ instance
  • Manage vCenter Server Appliance
  • Use a local content library as an ISO store, and deploy a virtual machine
  • Describe vCenter Server architecture
  • Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
  • Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware Host Client™ and VMware vSphere® Client™
  • Describe virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Configure standard switch policies
  • Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, iSCSI, and RDM
  • Examine the features and functions of Fibre Channel and VMware vSAN™
  • Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  • Migrate virtual machine storage with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • Monitor resource usage, and manage resource pools
  • Discuss the VMware vSphere® High Availability (vSphere HA) cluster architecture
  • Configure vSphere HA
  • Manage vSphere HA and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
  • Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery
  • Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
  • Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations
  • Identify troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

Module 2: Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center

Module 3: Creating Virtual Machines

Module 4: vCenter Server

Module 5: Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

Module 6: Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

 

Module 7: Virtual Machine Management

Module 8: Resource Management and Monitoring

Module 9: vSphere HA, vSphere Fault Tolerance, and Protecting Data

Module 10: vSphere DRS

Module 11: vSphere Update Manager

Module 12: vSphere Troubleshooting

Certification

Take the VMware vSphere 6.7 Foundations Exam 2019 - 2V0-01.19 and the VMware Certified Professional 6.7 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV) 2V0-21.19 exams for this certification.