This course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites: • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5] course • Completion of the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.6] course or equivalent experience with VMware vSAN. • Experience working with linux command line interfaces. The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling: • Use VMware vSphere® Web Client for common operations • Create and manage VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines • Create and modify a standard switch • Modify a distributed switch • 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® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5] and VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.6] courses before enrolling in VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting.
Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to use software-defined storage with vSAN.
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Describe the software components
• Diagram how the components relate to each other
• Describe vSAN object placement
• Explain the differences between object states
• Explain how storage policies affect object states
• Predict how specific failures affect object states