VMware vSphere Skills for Public Sector Administrators V6.7 Training

VMware vSphere: Skills for Public Sector Administrators [V6.7] Certification Training Course Overview

This five-day, intensive course takes you from introductory to advanced VMware vSphere® management skills. Building on the installation and configuration content from VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7], you will develop advanced skills needed to manage and maintain a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will install, configure and manage vSphere 6.7. You will explore the features that build a foundation for a scalable infrastructure and discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size using vSphere 6.7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.7 and VMware vCenter Server® 6.7.

Product Alignment
•  ESXi 6.7
•  vCenter Server 6.7

Target  Audience :

•  System administrators
•  System engineers

 

VMware vSphere Skills for Public Sector Administrators V6.7 Training (Duration : 40 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Describe the content of this course
  • Gain a complete picture of the VMware certification system
  • Familiarize yourself with the benefits of the VMware Education Learning Zone
  • Identify additional resources
Module 2: Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center
  • Describe how vSphere fits into the softwaredefined data center and the cloud infrastructure
  • Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, and storage
  • Use vSphere Client to access and manage your vCenter Server system and ESXi host
  • Compare virtual machine hardware version 14 to other versions
  • Identify the virtual network adapters, and describe the enhanced VMXNET3
  • Compare the types of virtual disk provisioning
  • Install and configure ESXi host settings
  • Identify the advantages of ESXi Quick Boot
Module 3: Creating Virtual Machines
  • Create, provision, and remove a virtual machine
  • Explain the importance of VMware Tools™
  • Describe how to import a virtual appliance OVF template
Module 4: vCenter Server
  • Describe the vCenter Server architecture
  • Discuss how ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter Server
  • Access and configure vCenter Server Appliance
  • Use vSphere Client to manage the vCenter Server inventory
  • Add data center, organizational objects, and hosts to vCenter Server
  • Create custom inventory tags
  • Describe the rules for applying permissions
  • Create a custom role in vCenter Server
  • Create a vCenter Server Appliance backup schedule
  • Restore vCenter Server Appliance from a backup
  • Monitor vCenter Server Appliance
Module 5: Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
  • Describe, create, and manage standard switches
  • Configure virtual switch security, traffic-shaping and load-balancing policies
  • Compare vSphere distributed switches and standard switches
  • Describe the virtual switch connection types
  • Describe the new TCP/IP stack architecture
  • Use VLANs with standard switches
Module 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 VMware vSphere® VMFS and NFS datastores
  • Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Identify the advantages of VMware vSAN™
Module 7: Virtual Machine Management
  • Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines
  • Modify and manage virtual machines
  • Create an instant clone of a virtual machine
  • Identify the types of content libraries and how to deploy and use them
  • Add a hot-pluggable device
  • 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
Module 8: Resource Management and Monitoring
  • Discuss CPU and memory concepts in a virtualized environment
  • Describe what overcommitment of a resource means
  • Identify additional technologies that improve memory usage
  • Configure and manage resource pools
  • Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
  • Use various tools to monitor resource usage
  • Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events
Module 9: vSphere HA and vSphere Fault Tolerance
  • Explain the vSphere HA architecture
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Use vSphere HA advanced parameters
  • Enforce infrastructural or intra-app dependencies during failover
  • Describe vSphere HA heartbeat networks and datastore heartbeats
  • Examine the features and functions of vSphere Fault Tolerance
  • Enable vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machines
  • Support vSphere Fault Tolerance interoperability with vSAN
  • Examine enhanced consolidation of vSphere Fault Tolerance virtual machines
  • Examine the features and functions of vSphere Replication
Module 10: vSphere DRS
  • Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Create a vSphere DRS cluster
  • View information about a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Configure virtual machine affinity, DRS groups, and VM-host affinity rules
  • Remove a host from a vSphere DRS cluster
Module 11: vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance
  • Describe the architecture, components, and capabilities of vSphere Update Manager
  • Use vSphere Update Manager to manage the patching of ESXi, virtual machines, and vApps
  • Examine the features and functions of vSphere Update Manager EAM integration
  • Integrate vSphere Update Manager with vSphere DRS
Module 12: Securing Virtual Machines
  • Set up encryption in your vSphere environment
  • Encrypt virtual machines
  • Encrypt core dumps
  • Enable encrypted vSphere vMotion
  • Describe support for virtual machine security features, such as UEFI secure boot, vTPM, and virtualization-based security
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Course Prerequisites

This course has the following prerequisites:

•  System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.

 

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

•  Install and configure ESXi hosts
•  Deploy and configure VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
•  Use VMware Host Client™, VMware vSphere® Web Client, and VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage
   the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration
•  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 vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
•  Create a content library for deploying virtual machines
•  Manage virtual machine resource usage and manage resource pools
•  Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
•  Describe the methods for protecting and recovering virtual machine data
•  Create and manage a vSphere cluster that is enabled with VMware vSphere® High Availability and
   VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™
•  Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and
   virtual machines
•  Encrypt virtual machines for additional security