VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators Training [V6]

VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators Training

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Course Overview:

VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators Training Course lecture and hands-on labs

This two-day technical classroom VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators Training course is designed to help operators and administrators who create and manage virtual machines. By combining lecture and hands-on labs the VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators Training v6 course will help you gain the skills required to work effectively with VMware virtual machines. This VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators Training v6 course is based on VMware ESXi™ 6.0 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6.0.

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators Training 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 vSphere: Skills for Operators Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators Training course:

• Technical professionals with system administration skills and operators responsible for managing virtual machines using ESXi and vCenter Server

Related Courses:

VMware vSphere:Troubleshooting Workshop Training [V6]
VMware vSphere: Design Workshop Training [V6.5]

Prerequisites:

• System administration experience on Microsoft, Linux, Solaris
• Understanding of basic network and storage concepts

Skills Gained:

Upon completing this VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components
• Describe the concepts of server, network, storage, and desktop virtualization
• Deploy, configure, clone, and manage virtual machines
• Use vCenter Server to monitor virtual machine resource usage
• Use VMware vSphere® vApp(s)™ to bundle and manage multiple interoperating virtual machines and software applications
• Use VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machines
• Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™, VMware vSphere® High Availability, VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance, VMware vSphere® Data Protection™, and VMware vSphere® Replication™ to optimize the performance of your vSphere virtual environment

Course Content:

Module 1: Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course goals and objectives
Online vSphere resources
Location of online vSphere documentation

Module 2: Introduction to VMware Virtualization

Identify the differences between traditional and virtual architecture
Identify the infrastructure components that can be virtualized
Describe VMware virtualization concepts
Describe the components of vSphere
Describe the inventory objects managed by vSphere
Identify the components of vCenter Server

Module 3: VMware vSphere Web Client

Identify the differences between the VMware vSphere® Web Client and VMware vSphere® Client™ interfaces
Access and navigate through the vSphere Web Client interface
Use vSphere Web Client to monitor and manage vSphere objects
Perform searches in vSphere Web Client
Remove stored data from vSphere Web Client
Apply roles and permissions to users and user groups

Module 4: Creating and Managing Virtual Machines

Create and manage virtual machines
Install a guest operating system and VMware Tools™
Explain how to use clones and templates to manage virtual machines
Explain the importance of content libraries
Configure virtual machines
Manage virtual machines using snapshots
Explain how raw device mapping (RDM) allows a virtual machine to directly access and use a storage device

Module 5: Virtual Machine Resource Monitoring

Explain virtual machine resource monitoring concepts
Monitor virtual machine resource usage using vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms
Describe and monitor tasks
Describe, monitor, and manage events
Describe, monitor, manage, and acknowledge alarms

Module 6: Using VMware vSphere vApps

Describe vApp(s)
Explain the benefits of vApp(s)
Create, edit, and manage a vApp
Clone a vApp
Manage the power status of a vApp

Module 7: Migrating Virtual Machines

Describe the types of migration
Explain the importance of vSphere vMotion
Identify the host and virtual machine requirements for vSphere vMotion
Explain how to migrate virtual machines using vSphere vMotion
Explain how to migrate storage with vSphere Storage vMotion
Explain how to migrate virtual machines across virtual switches, vCenter Server systems, and long distances

Module 8: Using vSphere for Scalability and Business Continuity

Describe the types of migration
Explain the importance of vSphere vMotion
Identify the host and virtual machine requirements for vSphere vMotion
Explain how to migrate virtual machines using vSphere vMotion
Explain how to migrate storage with vSphere Storage vMotion
Explain how to migrate virtual machines across virtual switches, vCenter Server systems, and long distances

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