Öppna kurser

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure & Manage

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.

Målgrupp

• System administrators
• System engineer

Förkunskaper

• System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

Kursmål

• Describe the software-defined data center (SDDC)
• Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
• 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
• 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
• Use VMware vSphere
  ® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform upgrades to ESXi hosts
  and virtual machines

Kursinnehåll

1. Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives

2. Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined 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
• Use VMware Host Client™ to access and manage ESXi host

3. Virtual Machines
• Create and remove a virtual machine
• Provision a virtual machine with virtual devices
2/4
• Identify the files that make up a virtual machine
• Explain the importance of VMware Tools™

4. vCenter Server
• 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

5. 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

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 VMFS and NFS datastores
• Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel
storage
• Deploy virtual machines on a VMware vSAN™ datastore

7. 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
• 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
3/4
• Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere® Replication™

8. 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

9. vSphere Clusters
• 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
• Configure a vSphere cluster using ESXi Cluster Quickstart
• Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
• Create a vSphere DRS cluster

10. vSphere Lifecycle Management
• Describe how VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ works
• Use vSphere Lifecycle Manager to update ESXi hosts in a cluster

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