VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting [V7] Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for the 2-days VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting [V7] training and certification course from Koenig solutions accredited by VMware.

In this course, participants will focus on learning the tools and skills necessary to troubleshoot VMware vSAN™ 7 implementations. They will gain practical experience with vSAN troubleshooting concepts through the completion of instructor-led activities and hands-on lab exercises.

Target Audience

This course is intended for storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to be able to perform initial troubleshooting on their software-defined storage with vSAN.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the architectural components of vSAN and their roles
  • Explain how the components interact with each other
  • Explain the differences between object and component states
  • Describe how to use Skyline Health to investigate and help determine failure conditions
  • Explain how to use the command-line tools to help determine failure conditions

VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting [V7] (16 Hours) Download Course Contents

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05 - 06 Jul
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02 - 03 Aug
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Course Modules

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Describe the vSAN architecture and components
  • Describe the policy-driven, object-based vSAN storage environment
  • Describe the vSAN software components: CLOM, DOM, LSOM, CMMDS, and RDT
  • Explain the relationships between the vSAN software components
  • Explain the relationship between objects and components
  • Determine how specific storage policies affect components
  • Describe component placement
  • Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
  • Apply troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and optimize troubleshooting efficiency
  • Discuss the improvements and added capabilities in Skyline Health for vSAN
  • Use Skyline Health for vSAN to identify and correct issues in vSAN
  • Discuss the ways to run various command-line tools
  • Discuss the ways to access VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell
  • Use commands to view, configure, and manage your vSphere environment
  • Discuss the esxcli vsan namespace commands
  • Discuss when to use Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) commands
  • Explain which log files are useful for vSAN troubleshooting
  • Use log files to help troubleshoot vSAN problems

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Course Prerequisites

Before taking this course, students should take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge and experience:

•  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7]
•  VMware vSAN: Plan and Deploy [V6.7]
•  VMware vSAN: Management and Operations

The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling:

•  Use VMware vSphere® Client™ for common operations
•  Create and manage VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines
•  Create and modify a standard switch
•  Modify a distributed switch
•  Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
•  Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
•  Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®