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VMware vSphere : Fast Track


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35 heures sur 5 jours

De 3 à 8 personnes

Inter :
3 850 € NET, pour 5 jours
Intra : À partir de 1 925 € NET / jour .



System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

Public concerné

System administrators, System engineers



Objectifs pédagogiques

  • By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives :
  • Describe the software-defined data center (SDDC)
  • Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
  • Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline
  • Install and configure VMware ESXi™ hosts
  • Deploy and configure VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • Use VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration
  • Manage, monitor, back up, and protect vCenter Server Appliance
  • 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 the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library
  • Manage virtual machine resource use and manage resource pools
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • Create and manage a vSphere cluster that is enabled with VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™
  • Create virtual networks with VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™ and enable distributed switch features
  • Discuss solutions for managing the vSphere life cycle
  • Use VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ to perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and virtual machines
  • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
  • Describe how vSphere storage APIs help storage systems integrate with vSphere
  • Configure and use virtual machine storage policies


1 Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics

Course objectives


2 Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center

Explain basic virtualization concepts

Describe how vSphere fits into the softwaredefined data center and the cloud infrastructure

Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, and storage

Recognize the user interfaces for accessing the vCenter Server system and ESXi hosts

Describe the ESXi host architecture

Navigate the Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) to configure an ESXi host

Recognize ESXi host user account best practices

Install an ESXi host

Use VMware Host Client™ to configure ESXi host settings

Describe how to proactively manage your vSphere environment using VMware Skyline


3 Virtual Machines

Create and provision a virtual machine

Explain the importance of VMware Tools™

Install VMware Tools

Identify the files that make up a VM

Recognize the components of a VM

Recognize virtual devices supported by a VM

Describe the benefits and use cases for containers

Identify the parts of a container system


4 vCenter Server

Describe the vCenter Server architecture

Discuss how ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter Server

Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance

Use the vSphere Client to manage the vCenter Server inventory

Add data center, organizational objects, and hosts to vCenter Server

Use roles and permissions to enable users to access objects in the vCenter Server inventory

Back up vCenter Server Appliance

Monitor vCenter Server tasks, events, and appliance health

Use vCenter Server High Availability to protect a vCenter Server Appliance


5 Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

Create and manage standard switches

Describe the virtual switch connection types

Configure virtual switch security, traffic-shaping and load-balancing policies

Compare vSphere distributed switches and standard switches


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 VMFS and NFS datastores

Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage

Recognize the components of a VMware vSAN™ configuration


7 Virtual Machine Management

Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines

Modify and manage virtual machines

Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library

Use customization specification files to customize a new virtual machine

Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations

Describe Enhanced vMotion Compatibility

Create and manage virtual machine snapshots

Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere® Replication™

Describe the benefits of vSphere Storage APIs – Data Protection


8 Resource Management and Monitoring

Discuss CPU and memory concepts in a virtualized environment

Describe what overcommitment of a resource means

Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage

Use various tools to monitor resource use

Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events


9 vSphere Clusters

Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster

Create a vSphere DRS cluster

Monitor a vSphere cluster configuration

Describe options for making a vSphere environment highly available

Explain the vSphere HA architecture

Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster

Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance

Describe the function of the vSphere® Cluster Service


10 Network Scalability

Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches

Describe how VMware vSphere® Network I/O Control enhances performance

Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring and NetFlow


11 vSphere Lifecycle Management

Recognize the importance of vCenter Server Update Planner

Describe how VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ works

Describe how to update ESXi hosts using baselines

Validate ESXi host compliance using a cluster image

Describe how to upgrade VMware Tools and VM hardware

Describe VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ and VMware vSAN™ integration


12 Host and Management Scalability

Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance

Create and manage resource pools in a cluster

Describe how scalable shares work


13 Storage Scalability

Explain why VMware vSphere® VMFS is a highperformance, scalable file system

Explain VMware vSphere® Storage APIs - Array Integration, VMware vSphere® API for Storage Awareness™, and vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering

Configure and assign virtual machine storage policies

Create VMware vSAN™ storage policies

Recognize components of the vSphere Virtual Volumes architecture

Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ and VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control

Moyens pédagogiques

This five-day, intensive course takes you from introductory to advanced VMware vSphere® 7 management skills. Building on the installation and configuration content from our best-selling course, you will also 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 7. You will explore the features that build a foundation for a truly 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 7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 7 and VMware vCenter Server® 7.

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