VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators [V5.5]

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Location: Bangalore, India | Dubai, UAE

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Course Details

This course enables operators and administrators to gain the skills required to work effectively with VMware© virtual machines. This course is based on VMware ESXi? 5.5 and VMware vCenter Server? 5.5.

Course Prerequisites

System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

Course Agenda

1. Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course goals and objectives
  • Introduce virtualization

2. Introduction to VMware Virtualization

  • Compare the components and concept of virtual and traditional architecture
  • Describe a virtual machine
  • Identify the benefits of using a virtual machine
  • Describe the components and features of vSphere
  • Describe inventory objects managed by vSphere
  • Describe the features of vCenter Server

3. VMware vSphere Web Client

  • Access and Use the VMware vSphere Web Client
  • Describe the navigation panes in the vSphere Web Client

4. Creating and Managing Virtual Machines

  • Describe virtual machine components
  • Create a virtual machine
  • Install a guest operating system and VMware Tools
  • Clone a virtual machine
  • Create an OVF template
  • Customize a virtual machine
  • Register and unregister a virtual machine in vCenter Server
  • Perform snapshot operations

5. Virtual Machine Resource Monitoring

  • Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts
  • Describe methods for optimizing CPU, memory, and disk usage
  • Use vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms to monitor virtual machine resource usage
  • Describe and monitor tasks
  • Describe, monitor, and manage events
  • Describe, monitor, manage, and acknowledge alarms

6. Using VMware vSphere vApps

  • Describe VMware vSphere vApps
  • Create, edit, and manage vApp
  • Clone a vApp
  • Manage power status of vApp

7. Migrating Virtual Machines

  • Describe and use cold migration to migrate a virtual machine
  • Verify host and virtual machine requirements for vSphere vMotion
  • Migrate a virtual machine with vSphere vMotion
  • Migrate virtual machine storage with vSphere Storage vMotion
  • Describe CPU compatibility with EVC
  • Describe VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)
  • Summarize VMware vSphere High Availability