VMware vSphere: What’s New [V6.7 to V7] Course

VMware vSphere: Whats New [V6.7 to V7] Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for 3-day VMware vSphere: What's New [V6.7 to V7] training course from Koenig Solutions accredited by VMware. This course is designed to learn new features and enhancements in VMware vCenter Server 7 and VMware ESXi 7.

Through a blend of hands-on labs and interactive lectures, you will learn skills that you need to effectively implement and configure VMware vSphere 7. This course is recommended for customers who want to deploy vSphere 7 in their existing vSphere environment.

Target Audience:

This training course is recommended for System architects, system administrators, IT managers, VMware partners, and individuals responsible for implementing and managing vSphere architectures

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Determine the proper upgrade path for a vCenter Server instance and upgrade VMware vCenter Server
  • Appliance to version 7
  • Migrate a Windows vCenter Server system to vCenter Server Appliance 7
  • Manage and update VM templates located in content libraries
  • Use Identity Federation to configure vCenter Server to use Microsoft ADFS
  • Use the VMware vSphere Client to manage certificates
  • Describe vCenter Server, VMware ESXi, storage, network, virtual machine, and security enhancements
  • in vSphere 7
  • Use VMware vSphere Trust Authority to secure the infrastructure for encrypted VMs
  • Demonstrate the Quickstart feature of the ESXi cluster
  • Recognize improvements to VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • Use vSphere Lifecycle Manager to manage vSphere deployments, updates, and configurations
  • Discuss the purpose and capabilities of VMware vSphere with Kubernetes and how it fits into the VMware Tanzu portfolio

 

 

 

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VMware vSphere: What’s New [V6.7 to V7] Course (Duration : 24 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Module 2: Installation and Upgrade
  • Describe the new vCenter Server Appliance deployment model
  • Upgrade a vCenter Server Appliance instance to vCenter Server Appliance 7.0
  • Migrate a Windows vCenter Server instance to vCenter Server Appliance 7.0
  • Identify enhancements to vCenter Server Appliance
  • Upgrade an ESXi host to version 7.0
Module 3: Management Enhancements
  • Recognize how to create and apply vCenter Server profiles
  • Identify the scaling and performance improvements for vCenter Server Appliance
  • Describe the support provided for dynamic DNS
  • Recognize how to change the IP address or FQDN of vCenter Server
  • Identify enhancements to the vCenter Server filebased backup
  • Identify enhancements to tools provided by the vSphere Client Developer Center
  • Describe prefix-based MAC address allocation
  • Identify VMware NSX-T™ logical switches and their properties in the vSphere Client
  • Use virtual distributed port groups to connect to NSX-T Data Center logical switches
  • Use vSphere Bitfusion to support artificial intelligence and machine learning based workloads
  • Describe version control and management of VM templates in Content Library
  • Perform a VM template in-place update in Content Library
  • Describe identity federation and recognize its use cases
  • Configure identity federation
  • Manage certificates using the vSphere Client
  • Explain the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline™
Module 4: ESXi Enhancements
  • Recognize the enhancements made to ESXi security
  • Identify hardware support updates in ESXi 7.0
  • Describe the support for AMD SEV-ES in vSphere 7
  • Recognize layout changes in the ESXi 7.0 system storage partitions
  • Describe the enhancements made to ESXi timekeeping options in vSphere 7
  • Describe the enhancement to vSphere vMotion in vSphere 7
Module 5: VM Enhancements
  • Identify the characteristics of VM compatibility level for ESXi 7.0
  • Describe the support provided for new virtual devices in vSphere 7
  • Recognize improvements to guest customization
  • Migrate VMs with attached devices
Module 6: Storage Enhancements
  • Describe the enhancements to NVMe support
  • Describe the enhancements to VMware Pluggable Storage Architecture
  • Describe the purpose of the High-Performance Plug-in
  • Describe the support for iSER in vSphere 7
  • Describe support for iSER in vSphere 7
  • Identify VMware vSAN™ enhancements for vSphere 7
Module 7: Security Enhancements
  • Describe the enhancements to cloning, migration, and encryption operations
  • Identify the enhancements to the VM encryption architecture in vSphere 7
  • Recognize new VM encryption events and alarms
  • Describe the benefits and use cases of VMware vSphere® Trust Authority™
  • Explain the general architecture of vSphere Trust Authority
  • Configure vSphere Trust Authority
Module 8: Cluster Enhancements
  • Recognize how to configure clusters using the vSphere Cluster Quickstart workflow
  • Recognize improvements to vSphere DRS
  • Identify improvements to vSphere ESX Agent Manager
  • Describe scalable shares
  • Configure VMware vSphere® DirectPath I/O™
Module 9: vSphere Lifecycle Management
  • Describe features of vCenter Server Update Planner
  • Run vCenter Server upgrade prechecks and interoperability reports
  • Describe vSphere Lifecycle Manager
  • Compare vSphere Lifecycle Manager to vSphere Update Manager
  • Identify the components of an ESXi image
  • Describe vSphere Lifecycle Manager and NSX-T Data Center integration
  • Define a cluster image and update ESXi hosts using vSphere Lifecycle Manager
Module 10: Introduction to VMware vSphere® with Tanzu
  • Differentiate between containers and virtual machines
  • Identify the parts of a container system
  • Recognize the steps in a basic Docker workflow
  • Explain the importance of Kubernetes
  • Recognize the basic architecture of Kubernetes
  • Describe a basic Kubernetes workflow
  • Identify the capabilities and benefits of vSphere with Tanzu
  • Describe the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service
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Course Prerequisites

This course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites:

  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.x] or [V7]
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] or [V7]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.x] or [V7]
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
  • Experience in working with a command-line interface is highly recommended

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