VMware vSAN: Management and Operations [V7]

VMware vSAN: Management and Operations [V7] Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for the 3-day VMware vSAN: Management and Operations [V7] certification training course from Koenig Solutions accredited by VMware. This course is designed for managing and operating VMware vSAN™ 7.

Through a blend of hands-on labs and interactive lectures, you will learn on building the required skills for common Day-2 vSAN administrator tasks such as, vSAN node management, cluster maintenance, security operations and advanced vSAN cluster operations.

Target Audience:

Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who are responsible for production support and administration of VMware vSAN 7.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the tasks involved in vSAN node management
  • Updating and upgrading vSAN using VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager™
  • Explain vSAN resilience and data availability features
  • Reconfigure vSAN storage policies and observe the cluster-wide impact
  • Perform vSAN cluster scale-out and scale-up operations
  • Describe common vSAN cluster maintenance operations
  • Control vSAN resync operations
  • Manage two-node cluster and stretched cluster advance operations
  • Configure vSAN storage efficiency and reclamation features
  • Use VMware Skyline™ Health to monitor cluster health, performance, and storage capacity
  • Describe vSAN security operations
  • Configure vSAN Direct for cloud native applications
  • Configure remote vSAN datastore and vSAN native file services

 

VMware vSAN: Management and Operations [V7] (Duration : 24 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Module 2: vSAN Node Management
  • Recognize the importance of hardware compatibility
  • Ensure the compatibility of driver and firmware versioning
  • Use tools to automate driver validation and installation
  • Apply host hardware settings for optimum performance
  • Use vSphere Lifecycle Manager to perform upgrades
Module 3: vSAN Resilience and Data Availability Operations
  • Describe vSAN storage policies
  • Recognize the impact of a vSAN storage policy change
  • Describe and configure the Object Repair Timer advanced option
  • Plan disk replacement in a vSAN cluster
  • Plan maintenance tasks to avoid vSAN object failures
  • Recognize the importance of managing snapshot utilization in a vSAN cluster
  • Configure the vSAN fault domains
Module 4: vSAN Cluster Maintenance
  • Perform typical vSAN maintenance operations
  • Describe vSAN maintenance modes and data evacuation options
  • Assess the impact on cluster objects of entering maintenance mode
  • Determine the specific data actions required after exiting maintenance mode
  • Define the steps to shut down and reboot hosts and vSAN clusters
  • Use best practices for boot devices
  • Replace vSAN nodes
Module 5: HCI Mesh Using Remote vSAN
  • Discuss the use cases for Remote vSAN
  • Understand the high-level architecture
  • Describe remote datastore operations
  • Discuss the network requirement
  • Interoperability between Remote vSAN and VMware vSphere-High Availability
Module 6: Managing Advanced vSAN Cluster Operations
  • Describe the architecture for stretched clusters and two-node clusters
  • Understand the importance of Witness Node
  • Describe how stretched cluster storage policies affect vSAN objects
  • Create and apply a vSAN stretched cluster policy to meet specific needs
  • Discuss stretched cluster failure scenarios and responses
Module 7: Managing vSAN Storage Space Efficiency Operations
  • Discuss Deduplication and Compression techniques
  • Understand Deduplication and Compression overhead
  • Discuss Compression only mode
  • Configure Erasure Coding
  • Configure swap object Thin Provisioning
  • Discuss Reclaiming Storage Space with SCSI UNMAP
  • Configure TRIM/UNMAP
Module 8: vSAN Security Operations
  • Identify differences between VM encryption and vSAN encryption
  • Perform ongoing operations to maintain data security
  • Describe the workflow of Data-in Transit encryption
  • Identify the steps involved in replacing Key Management Server
Module 9: vSAN Cluster Monitoring
  • Describe how the Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) enables VMware to improve products and services
  • Use vSphere Skyline Health for monitoring vSAN Cluster Health
  • Manage alerts, alarms, and notifications related to vSAN in vSphere Client
  • Create and configure custom alarms to trigger vSAN health issues
  • Use IO Insight metrics for monitoring vSAN performance
  • Analyse vsantop performance metrics
  • Use vSAN Proactive Test to detect and diagnose cluster issues
Module 10: vSAN Direct
  • Discuss the use cases for vSAN Direct
  • Understand the overall architecture of vSAN Direct
  • Describe the workflow of vSAN Direct datastore creation
  • Explore how vSAN Direct works with storage policy tagging
Module 11: Native vSAN File Service
  • Discuss the use cases for vSAN file service
  • Understand the high-level architecture of vSAN file service
  • Discuss the authentication mode
  • Configure file shares
  • Monitor file share health and capacity utilization
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Course Prerequisites

Completion of the following courses is required:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [v7] or equivalent knowledge
  • VMware vSAN: Plan and Deploy [v7]

 

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Key Takeaways:
  • Create and manage nested fault domains
  • HCI Mesh Using Remote vSAN
  • Configure vSAN Direct for cloud native applications
  • Native vSAN File Service
  • Configure a stretched cluster and observe failover scenarios

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