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VMware vSphere V5.1: Install; Configure; Manage

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Authorised Training Course

This is an authorised training course, delivered by certified trainers at fully equipped centres using the latest course materials. There is no better way to undertake your training, and to ensure the highest marks possible in your certification exams.

Course Aims

This hands-on training course explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere®, which consists of VMware ESXi™ and VMware vCenter™ Server. The course is based on ESXi 5.0 and vCenter Server 5.0. Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware® Certified Professional 5 exam.
Students who complete this course may enroll in any of several more advanced vSphere courses.

Who Should Attend

"System administrators
Systems engineers
Operators responsible for ESXi and vCenter Server
Note: Before attending this course, delegates must have System Administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.

Course Outline

Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics  • Course objectives 
Introduction to VMware Virtualisation
• Introduce virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components  • Explain the concepts of server, network, and storage virtualization  • Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture  • Install and use vSphere user interface 
Virtual Machines
• Introduce virtual machines; virtual machine hardware and virtual machine files  • Deploy a single virtual machine and virtual machine appliance 
VMware vCenter Server
• Identify vCenter Server and database requirements  • Describe vCenter Server architecture  • Deploy a vCenter Server appliance  • View and create vCenter Server inventory objects 
Configure and Manage Virtual Networks
• Describe, create, and manage a standard virtual switch  • Describe and modify standard virtual switch properties 
Configure and Manage vSphere Storage
• Configure ESXi with iSCSI; NFS, and Fibre Channel storage  • Create and manage vSphere datastores  • Configure, deploy, and manage the VMware Virtual Storage Appliance 
Virtual Machine Management
• Deploy virtual machines using templates; cloning, and VMware vCenter Converter™  • Modify and manage virtual machines  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots  • Perform VMware vMotion® and Storage vMotion migrations 
Access and Authentication Control
• Control user access through roles and permissions  • Configure and manage the ESXi firewall  • Integrate ESXi with Active Directory  • Introduce vShield Zones 
Resource Management and Monitoring
• Control virtual machine access to CPU; memory, and I/O resources  • Introduce VMkernel methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage  • Monitor resource usage using vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms 
Data Protection
• Discuss strategies for backing up ESXi hosts  • Introduce the backup/recovery APIs  • Discuss strategies for backing up virtual machines 
High Availability and Fault Tolerance
• Configure and manage a VMware High Availability (HA) cluster  • Configure fault-tolerant virtual machines using VMware Fault Tolerance 
• Configure and manage a VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) cluster  • Configuring Enhanced vMotion Compatibility  • Using VMware HA and DRS together 
Patch Management
• Manage ESXi patching and patch compliance using vCenter Update Manager 
Installing VMware vSphere 5 Components
• Introduce ESXi Installable installation  • Introduce vCenter Server installation  • Additional vCenter Server module installation 

Course Objectives

After completing this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Install and configure ESXi
  • Install and configure vCenter Server components
  • Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage using vCenter Server
  • Deploy, manage, and migrate virtual machines
  • Manage user access to the VMware infrastructure
  • Use vCenter Server to monitor resource usage
  • Use vCenter Server to increase scalability
  • Use VMware vCenter Update Manager to apply ESXi patches
  • Use vCenter Server to manage higher availability and data protection

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