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VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators [v.6]

This two-day technical classroom training course is designed to help operators and administrators who create and manage virtual machines. By combining lecture and hands-on labs the course will help you gain the skills required to work effectively with VMware virtual machines. This course is based on VMware ESXi™ 6.0 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6.0.

After completing this course, you may enroll in advanced VMware vSphere® courses. For advanced vSphere course options, go to http://www.vmware.com/education.

Övrig Information

• Kursnummer: VMW_VS6-SFO
• Lunch ingår
• Kursmaterial ingår


• Klassrum


Technical professionals with system administration skills and operators responsible for managing virtual machines using ESXi and vCenter Server


•  System administration experience on Microsoft, Linux, Solaris
•  Understanding of basic network and storage concepts

Kursens mål:

•  Describe virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components
•  Describe the concepts of server, network, storage, and desktop virtualization
•  Deploy, configure, clone, and manage virtual machines
•  Use vCenter Server to monitor virtual machine resource usage
•  Use VMware vSphere® vApp(s)™ to bundle and manage multiple interoperating virtual machines and software applications
•  Use VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machines
•  Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™, VMware vSphere® High Availability, VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance, VMware vSphere® Data Protection™, and VMware vSphere® Replication™ to optimize the performance of your vSphere virtual environment


1. Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course goals and objectives
• Online vSphere resources
• Location of online vSphere documentation
2. VMware Virtualization Overview
• Identify the differences between traditional and virtual architecture
• Identify the infrastructure components that can be virtualized
• Describe VMware virtualization concepts
• Describe the components of vSphere
• Describe the inventory objects managed by vSphere
• Identify the components of vCenter Server
3. vSphere Client and vSphere Web Client
• Identify the differences between the VMware vSphere® Web Client and VMware vSphere® Client™ interfaces
• Access and navigate through the vSphere Web Client interface
• Use vSphere Web Client to monitor and manage vSphere objects
• Perform searches in vSphere Web Client
• Remove stored data from vSphere Web Client
• Apply roles and permissions to users and user groups
4. Creating and Managing Virtual Machines
• Create and manage virtual machines
• Install a guest operating system and VMware Tools™
• Explain how to use clones and templates to manage virtual machines
• Explain the importance of content libraries
• Configure virtual machines
• Manage virtual machines using snapshots
• Explain how raw device mapping (RDM) allows a virtual machine to directly access and use a storage device
5. Monitor Virtual Machine Resources
• Explain virtual machine resource monitoring concepts
• Monitor virtual machine resource usage using vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms
• Describe and monitor tasks
• Describe, monitor, and manage events
• Describe, monitor, manage, and acknowledge alarms
6. Using vSphere vApp(s)
• Describe  vApp(s)
• Explain the benefits of vApp(s)
• Create, edit, and manage a vApp
• Clone a vApp
• Manage the power status of a vApp
7. Migrating Virtual Machines
• Describe the types of migration
• Explain the importance of vSphere vMotion
• Identify the host and virtual machine requirements for vSphere vMotion
• Explain how to migrate virtual machines using vSphere vMotion
• Explain how to migrate storage with vSphere Storage vMotion
• Explain how to migrate virtual machines across virtual switches, vCenter Server systems, and long distances
8. Using vSphere for Scalability and Business Continuity
• Explain how vSphere DRS can be used to optimize the performance of the hosts and virtual machines in a cluster
• Explain how vSphere HA can be used to increase the availability of your virtual machines
• Explain how vSphere FT can be used for continuous availability of a virtual machine
• Explain how vSphere Data Protection and vSphere Replication can be used to replicate backup and restore data in your virtual environment