VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (VICM)

Course Description Schedule
 

Who should attend

System administrators, Systems engineers, Operators responsible for ESXi and vCenter Server

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.

Course Objectives

This hands-on training course explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere®, which consists of VMware ESXi™ and VMware vCenter™ Server. The course is based on ESXi 5.0 and vCenter Server 5.0. Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware® Certified Professional 5 exam. Students who complete this course may enroll in any of several more advanced vSphere courses. At the end of the course, you should gain an understanding of the functionality in vSphere 5 and be able to do the following:

  • Install and configure ESXi
  • Install and configure vCenter Server components
  • Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage using vCenter Server
  • Deploy, manage, and migrate virtual machines
  • Manage user access to the VMware infrastructure
  • Use vCenter Server to monitor resource usage
  • Use vCenter Server to increase scalability
  • Use VMware vCenter Update Manager to apply ESXi patches
  • Use vCenter Server to manage higher availability and data protection

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Course Content

  • Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives
  • Introduction to VMware Virtualization
    • Introduce virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components
    • Explain the concepts of server, network, and storage virtualization
    • Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture
    • Install and use vSphere user interfaces
  • Virtual Machines
    • Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
    • Deploy a single virtual machine and virtual machine appliance
  • VMware vCenter Server
    • Identify vCenter Server and database requirements
    • Describe vCenter Server architecture
    • Deploy a vCenter Server appliance
    • View and create vCenter Server inventory objects
  • Configure and Manage Virtual Networks
    • Describe, create, and manage a standard virtual switch
    • Describe and modify standard virtual switch properties
  • Configure and Manage vSphere Storage
    • Configure ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
    • Create and manage vSphere datastores
    • Configure, deploy, and manage the VMware Virtual Storage Appliance
  • Virtual Machine Management
    • Deploy virtual machines using templates, cloning, and VMware vCenter Converter™
    • Modify and manage virtual machines
    • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
    • Perform VMware vMotion® and Storage vMotion migrations
  • Access and Authentication Control
    • Control user access through roles and permissions
    • Configure and manage the ESXi firewall
    • Integrate ESXi with Active Directory
    • Introduce vShield Zones
  • Resource Management and Monitoring
    • Control virtual machine access to CPU, memory, and I/O resources
    • Introduce VMkernel methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
    • Monitor resource usage using vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms
  • Data Protection
    • Discuss strategies for backing up ESXi hosts
    • Introduce the backup/recovery APIs
    • Discuss strategies for backing up virtual machines
  • High Availability and Fault Tolerance
    • Configure and manage a VMware High Availability (HA) cluster
    • Configure fault-tolerant virtual machines using VMware Fault Tolerance
  • Scalability
    • Configure and manage a VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) cluster
    • Configuring Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
    • Using VMware HA and DRS together
  • Patch Management
    • Manage ESXi patching and patch compliance using vCenter Update Manager
  • Installing VMware vSphere 5 Components
    • Introduce ESXi Installable installation
    • Introduce vCenter Server installation
    • Additional vCenter Server module installation
    • LABS
      • Lab 1: Install VMware vSphere Graphical User Interfaces
      • Lab 2: Configuring VMware ESXi
      • Lab 3: Working with Virtual Machines
      • Lab 4: Configure VMware vCenter Server Appliance
      • Lab 5: Using VMware vCenter Server
      • Lab 6: Standard Virtual Switches
      • Lab 7: Accessing IP Storage
      • Lab 8: Managing VMware vSphere VMFS
      • Lab 9: Using Templates and Clones
      • Lab 10: Modifying a Virtual Machine
      • Lab 11: Migrating Virtual Machines
      • Lab 12: Managing Virtual Machines
      • Lab 13: Access Control
      • Lab 14: Resource Pools
      • Lab 15: Monitoring Virtual Machine Performance
      • Lab 16: Using Alarms
      • Lab 17: Using vSphere High Availability
      • Lab 18: vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler
      • Lab 19: VMware vCenter Update Manager
      • Lab 20: Installing VMware vCenter Server
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • South Africa: 13,900.- ZAR
  • Kenya: US$ 2,500.-
  • Nigeria: US$ 2,500.-

  • VMware Training Credits: 20 VTC
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