This On Demand course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 6.5, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server® 6.5. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size. It is the foundation for most other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.
" This course requires the following prerequisites: • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems"
• System administrators • System engineer
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives: • Describe the software-defined data center • Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure • Deploy an ESXi host • Deploy VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ • Use a local content library as an ISO store and deploy a virtual machine • Describe vCenter Server architecture • Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host • Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware Host Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client • Describe virtual networks with vSphere standard switches • Configure standard switch policies • Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, iSCSI, and RDM • Examine the features and functions of Fibre Channel and VMware vSAN™ • Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots • Create, clone, and deploy a vApp • Describe and use the content library • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® • Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage • Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools • Use esxtop to identify and solve performance issues • Discuss the VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster architecture • Configure vSphere HA • Manage vSphere HA and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance • Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery • Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability • Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations