VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7]

VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7]

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Course Overview:

VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] – Hands-on

In this three-day VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] course, you focus on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware vSAN™ 6.7. With VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7], you learn how vSAN functions as an important component in the VMware software-defined data center. You gain practical experience with vSAN concepts through the completion of hands-on lab exercises.

Product Alignment:

• ESXi 6.7
• vCenter Server 6.7
• vSAN 6.7

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Related Courses:

VMware vSphere: Fast Track Training [V6.7]
VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Training [V6.7]
VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop Training [V6.7]
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage Training [V6.7]

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] course:

• Experienced system or network administrators.

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] course are:

• Storage administration experience on block or file storage devices
• Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] (VSICM)course
• Experience working at the command line is helpful.

The course material presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] course:

• Use VMware vSphere® Client
• Create and manage VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines
• Create and modify a standard switch
• Create and modify a distributed switch
• Connect a VMware ESXi™ host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
• Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
• Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
• Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
• Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®

If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] course before enrolling in VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage.

VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] – Objectives:

Upon completing this VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe the vSAN architecture
• Identify vSAN features and use cases
• Configure vSAN networking components
• Configure a vSAN cluster
• Deploy virtual machines on a vSAN datastore
• Configure virtual machine storage policies
• Perform ongoing vSAN management tasks
• Configure vSAN encryption
• Control vSAN resynchronization tasks
• Create and manage nested fault domains
• Use the vSAN health service to monitor health and performance
• Configure a stretched cluster and observe failover scenarios
• Describe vSAN interoperability with VMware vSphere® features and other products
• Plan and design a vSAN cluster

VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage Training [V6.7] – Course Syllabus:

1. Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives
Describe the software-defined data center

2. Introduction to vSAN

Describe basic vSAN architecture and components
Describe the differences between file, block, and object storage
Explain the advantages of object-based storage
Detail the configuration of a vSAN cluster
Install and validate the initial vSAN installation and configuration

3. vSAN Configuration

Apply vSAN design considerations
Detail the expansion of a vSAN cluster
Configure vSAN disk groups manually
Identify physical network configuration requirements
Describe the configuration of vSAN networking
Test and validate the vSAN configuration and functionality
Describe the vSAN architecture and components
Describe the differences between the vSAN hybrid and all-flash architectures
Describe the advantages of all-flash architecture
Describe the space-efficiency features of vSAN
Describe the different vSAN assessment tools
Explain vSAN License Details

4. vSAN Policies and Virtual Machines

Explain how storage policies work with vSAN
Define and create a virtual machine storage policy
Apply and modify virtual machine storage policies
Change virtual machine storage policies dynamically
Identify virtual machine storage policy compliance status

5. Managing and Operating vSAN

Explain how to configure encryption in the vSAN cluster
Explain the management of hardware storage devices
Identify alarms for vSAN events
Describe and configure fault domains
Describe the configuration of the vSAN iSCSI service, iSCSI targets, and LUNS

6. Stretched Clusters and Two-Node Clusters

Describe the architecture for stretched clusters and two-node clusters
Create a stretched cluster
Describe how stretched cluster storage policies affect vSAN objects
Create and apply a vSAN stretched cluster policy to meet specific needs
Discuss the behavior of a stretched cluster when various types of failures occur

7. Monitoring and Troubleshooting vSAN

Discuss hardware failure scenarios
Describe the process of resynchronizationExplain the possible reasons for resynchronization
Describe the use of vSphere Client to detect issues
Explain the use of the health service to monitor vSAN health
Explain the use of the performance service to monitor vSAN performance.
Monitor and test the vSAN environment
Describe vSAN architecture components and the PNOMA OSI model.

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