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VMWare vSphere: Install, Configure & Manage v.6.5 - ICM6.5

WGAC-VMW-ICM6.5

Vmware

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Prerequisites & Audience

Prerequisites

This course requires the following prerequisites:

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
  • Course Benefits

    Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the software-defined data center
  • Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
  • Deploy an ESXi host
  • Deploy VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • Use a local content library as an ISO store and deploy a virtual machine
  • Describe vCenter Server architecture
  • Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
  • Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware Host Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Describe virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Configure standard switch policies
  • Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, iSCSI, and RDM
  • Examine the features and functions of Fibre Channel and VMware vSAN™
  • Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create, clone, and deploy a vApp
  • Describe and use the content library
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  • Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
  • Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
  • Use esxtop to identify and solve performance issues
  • Discuss the VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster architecture
  • Configure vSphere HA
  • Manage vSphere HA and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
  • Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery
  • Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
  • Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations
  • Course Topics

    Course Modules

    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
  • 2 Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center

  • Describe the topology of a physical data center
  • Explain the vSphere virtual infrastructure
  • Define the files and components of virtual machines
  • Describe the benefits of using virtual machines
  • Explain the similarities and differences between physical architectures and virtual architectures
  • Define the purpose of ESXi
  • Define the purpose of vCenter Server
  • Explain the software-defined data center
  • Describe private, public, and hybrid clouds
  • 3 Creating Virtual Machines

  • Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
  • Identify the files that make up a virtual machine
  • Discuss the latest virtual machine hardware and its features
  • Describe virtual machine CPU, memory, disk, and network resource usage
  • Explain the importance of VMware Tools™
  • Discuss PCI pass-through, Direct I/O, remote direct memory access, and NVMe
  • Deploy and configure virtual machines and templates
  • Identify the virtual machine disk format
  • 4 vCenter Server

  • Introduce the vCenter Server architecture
  • Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
  • Use vSphere Web Client
  • Back up and restore vCenter Server
  • Examine vCenter Server permissions and roles
  • Explain the vSphere HA architectures and features
  • Examine the new vSphere authentication proxy
  • Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses
  • Access and navigate the new vSphere clients
  • 5 Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

  • Describe, create, and manage standard switches
  • Configure virtual switch security and load-balancing policies
  • Contrast and 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
  • 6 Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

  • Introduce storage protocols and storage device types
  • Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores
  • Describe the new features of VMFS 6.5
  • Introduce vSAN
  • Describe guest file encryption
  • 7 Virtual Machine Management

  • Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines
  • Modify and manage virtual machines
  • Clone a virtual machine
  • Upgrade virtual machine hardware to version 12
  • Remove virtual machines from the vCenter Server inventory and datastore
  • Customize a new virtual machine using customization specification files
  • Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Create, clone, and export vApps
  • Introduce the types of content libraries and how to deploy and use them
  • 8 Resource Management and Monitoring

  • Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts
  • Explain virtual memory reclamation techniques
  • Describe virtual machine overcommitment and resource competition
  • 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
  • Describe and deploy resource pools
  • Set reservations, limits, and shares
  • Describe expandable reservations
  • Schedule changes to resource settings
  • Create, clone, and export vApps
  • Use vCenter Server performance charts and esxtop to analyze vSphere performance

  • 9 vSphere HA, vSphere Fault Tolerance, and Protecting Data

  • Explain the vSphere HA architecture
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Use vSphere HA advanced parameters
  • Define clusterwide restart ordering capabilities
  • Enforce infrastructural or intra-app dependencies during failover
  • Describe vSphere HA heartbeat networks and datastore heartbeats
  • Introduce 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
  • Introduce vSphere Replication
  • Use vSphere Data Protection to back up and restore data
  • 10 vSphere DRS

  • Describe the functions and benefits of a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Work with affinity and anti-affinity rules
  • Describe the new capabilities for what-if analysis and proactive vSphere DRS
  • Highlight the evolution of vSphere DRS using predictive data from VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™
  • Perform preemptive actions to prepare for CPU or memory changes
  • Describe the vCenter Server embedded vSphere Update Manager, VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Image Builder CLI, and VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy capabilities
  • Use vSphere HA and vSphere DRS together for business continuity
  • 11 vSphere Update Manager

  • Describe the new vSphere Update Manager architecture, components, and capabilities
  • Use vSphere Update Manager to manage ESXi, virtual machine, and vApp patching
  • Install vSphere Update Manager and the vSphere Update Manager plug-in
  • Create patch baselines
  • Use host profiles to manage host configuration compliance
  • Scan and remediate hosts
  • Vmware courses


    VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting Workshop v.6.x - SAN-TRB
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-SAN-TRB
    VMware vSphere: Fast Track v.6 - VSFTRACK6
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VSFTRACK6
    VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility v.6.1 - COE6.1
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-COE6.1
    VMware vCloud Director: Install Configure Manage v.5.5 - VCICM
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VCICM
    VMware vCloud Networking and Security for vSphere Professionals v.5.5 - NET
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-NET
    VMware vSphere: What’s New v.5.5 to 6.5 - WNEWto6.5
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-WNEWto6.5
    VMWare View: Design Best Practices v.5.1 - VDBP
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VDBP
    VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager v.6.1 - VCSRM
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VCSRM
    VMware Workspace ONE: Deploy and Manage v.9.x - WSP-ONE
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-WSP-ONE
    VMware vSphere: Install, Configure & Manage v.6 - ICM
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-ICM6
    VMware vSphere What's New v.5.5 to 6 - WNEWto6
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-WNEWto6
    VMWare vSphere: Design Workshop v.6 - VSDESIGN
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VSDESIGN
    VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations v.6.2 -NSX-TROUBL
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-NSX-TROUBL
    VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage v.6 - VROMICM
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VROMICM
    VMware Virtual SAN: Deploy and Manage v.6.6 - VSAN6
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VSAN6
    VMware vRealize Automation: Install Configure Manage v.6.2 - VRAICM6.2
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VRAICM6.2
    VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track v.6.2 - NSX-FASTTRACK
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-NSX-FASTTRACK
    VMWare vSphere: Install, Configure & Manage v.6.5 - ICM6.5
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-ICM6.5
    VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting v.6 - VSTRBSH
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VSTRBSH
    Vmware Optimize & Scale v.6.5 - OPTZ
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-OPTZ
    VMware Mirage: Install, Configure, Manage
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-INSTRUCTOR
    VMware vSphere: Design and Deploy Fast Track - DESIGN-DPLOY.F.T
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-DESIGN-DPLOY.F.T
    Vmware Optimize & Scale v.6.5 - OPTZ
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-OPTZ-6.5
    VMware vSphere: Install, Configure & Manage v.6 - ICM
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-ICM
    Vmware NSX: Install, Configure & Manage v.6.4 - NSX-ICM V6.X
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-NSX-ICMV6.X
    VMware vSphere: Fast Track v.6.5 - VSFTRACK6.5
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VSFTRACK6.5
    VMware Horizon View Install Configure & Manage v.6 - HVICM
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-HVICM
    VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage v.7 - VRAICM7.0
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VRAICM7.0
    VMware View: Desktop Fast Track - VSDESKTOP
    CODE: WGAC-VMW-VSDESKTOP
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