VMware vSphere What's New v.5.5 to 6

Vendor: Vmware
Course Code: WGAC-VMW-WNEWto6
Course Outline
Course Objectives
By the end of this course, you should be able to meet the
following objectives:
? Discuss the key enhancements made to vSphere 6
? Determine when to apply increased maximum configuration
allowances in vSphere 6
? Configure new ESXi security and account management features
? Apply vSphere 6 upgrade and deployment processes to ESXi and
vCenter Server
? Determine when to deploy the different VMware Platform Services
Controller™ models
? Discuss the differences between VMware vSphere® Client™ and
VMware vSphere® Web Client in the vSphere 6 release
? Upgrade virtual machines to virtual hardware version 11
? Apply the uses and benefits of VMware vRealize™ Operations
Manager™
? Configure storage policies
? Create and use virtual volumes
? Allocate network resources by using VMware vSphere® Network I/O
Control
? Migrate running virtual machines between vCenter Server instances
by using VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere®
Distributed Resource Scheduler™
? Discuss the key enhancements made to VMware vSphere® Fault
Tolerance
Course Topics
Course Modules
1 Course Introduction
? Introductions and course logistics
? Course goals and objectives
? Online vSphere resources
? Location of online vSphere documentation
5 Management Enhancements
? Discuss VMware vCenter™ Single Sign-On™ authentication
process
? Discuss new features of vSphere 6 Certificate Authority
? Discuss certificate-based guest authorization
? Discuss how ESXi hosts and vCenter Server communicate
securely over SSL
? Describe changes for ESXi certificate replacement
? Discuss upgrading the vSphere License Service
? License ESXi 6 and vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web
Client
2 Introduction to vSphere 6
? Discuss vSphere 6 feature enhancements
? Describe how vRealize Operations Manager is used to
manage the software-defined data center
6 Storage Enhancements
? Discuss VMware vSphere® API for Storage Awareness™
? Configure storage-based policies
? Discuss share reservations and file locking
? Discuss the benefits and effects of NFS 4.1 with vSphere.
? Discuss Kerberos and Remote Procedure Call (RPC) header
authentication
3 Install and Upgrade
? Discuss the differences between vSphere 5.5 and vSphere 6
installation process.
? Confirm the system requirements for each component of
vSphere 6
? Determine which vCenter Server deployment mode is
required.
? Discuss the vSphere 6 upgrade process
? Discuss vSphere 6 installation media
? Determine the correct database option for various
deployment scenarios of vSphere 6
7 Network Enhancements
? Work with Network I/O Control
? Upgrade Network I/O Control to version 3
? Enable network resource management on a vSphere
distributed switch
? Configure bandwidth allocation for system and virtual machine
traffic based on shares, reservations, and limits
? Discuss how IPv6 is supported in the vSphere 6 release
4 Compute Enhancements
? Discuss the enhancements to vSphere 6 scalability and
performance
? Discuss the additional features to support hot-plug and
SMART solid-state drives
? Discuss the improvements to lockdown settings
? Discuss how virtual hardware 11 extends virtual machine
resource configurations
? Discuss how hot-add memory is distributed across NUMA
nodes in vSphere 6
8 Availability Enhancements
? Discuss enhancements made to vSphere vMotion
? Migrate virtual machine across vCenter Server instances by
using vSphere vMotion
? Discuss the multiprocessor fault tolerance features and
symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) capabilities in vSphere 6
? Discuss the benefits of VMware vCloud® Air™
? Describe how vCloud Air integrates with vSphere 6
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