VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop Training [V6.7] (VTSW67)

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop Training [V6.7]

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Course Overview:

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop Training [V6.7] (VTSW67) – Hands-on

This five-day, hands-on VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop Training [V6.7] (VTSW67) provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 6.x environment. This VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop Training [V6.7] (VTSW67) increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client™, VMware vRealize® Log lnsight™, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.

Product Alignment

• ESXi 6.7
• vCenter Server 6.7

Customize It:

• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop 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 vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop 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 vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop Training [V6.7] course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop Training [V6.7] course:

• System administrators
• System integrators

Class Prerequisites:

This VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop Training [V6.7] course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites:

• VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)
VMware vSphere 6.5: Fast Track (VVFT6.5)
• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] (VSICM67)
• Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server

Experience in working with a command-line interface is highly recommended, as is completion of VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.7] (VSOS67)

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop Training [V6.7] course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Use vSphere Client, the command-line interface, and logs to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
• Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
• Use VMware vSphere® Command-Line Interface to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
• Troubleshoot networking problems and recover from these problems
• Analyze storage failure scenarios and resolve the problems
• Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
• Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
• Troubleshoot problems related to virtual machine migration (VMware vSphere® vMotion®), and improve resource use (VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™)
• Troubleshoot VMware vCenter Server® problems
• Identify VMware ESXi™ host problems, analyze failure scenarios, and correct them
• Troubleshoot faulty virtual machines, including installation problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems

Certifications This course prepares you for the following certification:

• VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop Training – Course Syllabus:

1 Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives
Identify additional resources for after this course
Identify other VMware Education offerings

2 Network Scalability

Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches
Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow

3 Storage Scalability

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

4 Host and Management Scalability

Define and use content libraries
Describe and use host profiles
Describe and use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Image Builder CLI and vSphere Auto Deploy

5 CPU Optimization

Explain the CPU scheduler operation, NUMA support, and other features that affect CPU performance
Use esxtop to monitor key CPU performance metrics

6 Memory Optimization

Explain ballooning, memory compression, and host-swapping techniques for memory reclamation when memory is overcommitted
Use esxtop to monitor key memory performance metrics

7 Storage Optimization

Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance
Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics

8 Network Optimization
Explain the performance features of network adapters
Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metrics

9 vCenter Server Performance Optimization

Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
Monitor VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ resource usage

10 vSphere Security

Configure ESXi host access and authorization
Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and virtual machines
Use VMware Certificate Authority to configure vSphere certificate management
Configure vSphere to encrypt virtual machines, core dumps and VMware vSphere® vMotion® migrations

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