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VMware vSphere 6.5 Administration Basics Ultimate Bootcamp

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Overview

VMware is a pioneer in virtualisation. If you want to know how to virtualise your environment the VMware vSphere 6.5 Administration Basics Ultimate Bootcamp course will give you a comprehensive understanding of this tool-set. It is a step by step guide that will teach learners installation, configuration, operation and security processes. VMware will let you connect, run and manage applications across clouds and devices.

VMware vSphere 6.5 Administration Basics Ultimate Bootcamp course will introduce you to methodology, VMware virtualisation, 3rd party virtualisation techniques, planning the ESXi deployment and troubleshooting ESXi.

The VMware vSphere 6.5 is next gen infrastructure that allows you to connect and secure applications in a common operating setting. The features that are introduced in this course will elevate your experience to a new level, and give you an opportunity to advance in your career. System Administrators and IT Infrastructure Managers will find this course, and the course will get them ready to apply their skills and knowledge in real-world scenarios.

Why consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

What will I learn?

  • Learn how to build your VMware practical, hands-on lab
  • Learn how to configure and manage standard switch
  • Learn how to configure and manage network storage and virtual appliances
  • Learn how to deploy and manage virtual machines
  • Install, configure and manage ESXi Hosts

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Systems Administrators
  • IT Infrastructure Manager
  • vSphere Administrators

Entry Requirement

  • It is recommended that learners have system administration experience in Microsoft Windows or Linux
  • Basic knowledge in networking

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the VMware vSphere 6.5 Administration Basics Ultimate Bootcamp course successfully and gain your professional qualification, all students are required to complete an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online test is marked automatically and learners will receive an instant grade on whether they have passed the course.

If it is an official exam, you can purchase it separately on the relevant website.

Certification and Awarding Body

At the successful completion of the course you will be awarded the VMware vSphere 6.5 Administration Basics Ultimate Bootcamp by CPD and iAP. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete the VMware vSphere 6.5 Administration Basics Ultimate Bootcamp, you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com is given below.

  • Systems Administrator – £25,449 per annum
  • IT Infrastructure Manager – £58,118 per annum
  • vSphere Administrator

 Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 541
➤ Module 01: Course Introduction And Methodology
1.1. Course Introduction
1.2. Learn IT! Do IT! Know IT!
1.3. Certified Virtualization Expert (CVE) Certification
➤ Module 02: Virtualization Overview
01 Lesson - Topic 1: Vmware Virtualization
1.1. The Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC)
1.2. vCloud Suite 7.0
1.3. Class Exercise – Why Virtualize?
1.4. Why Virtualize? – Simplified Management!
1.5. VMware TCO Comparison Calculator
1.6. What is Virtual Infrastructure?
1.7. VMware vSphere 6.x
1.8. Type 1 and Type 2 Hypervisors
1.9. Hypervisors Comparison
1.10. What is a Virtual Machine (VM)?
02 Lesson - Topic 2: Other Vmware & 3rd Party Virtualization Technologies
2.1. VMware Horizon View 7.x (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure)
2.2. VMware Horizon FLEX
2.3. VMware Workstation Pro 12.5
2.4. VMware Fusion 8.5
2.5. VMware Workstation Player
2.6. Windows Server Virtualization Hyper-V (Windows Server 2012 R2)
2.7. System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2
2.8. XenServer Enterprise v7.x
2.9. XenDesktop & Essentials for XenServer
03 Lesson - Topic 3: What's New Vsphere 6.5 Overview
3.1. What’s New in vSphere 6.5
3.2. Chapter 02 Review
➤ Module 03: Planning And Installing Esxi
01 Lesson - Topic 1: Planning The Esxi Deployment
1.1. Physical Hardware Requirements
1.2. vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (VMware ESXi)
1.3. VMware ESXi 6.5
1.4. Booting ESXi from a SAN LUN (Fibre Channel or iSCSI)
1.5. Booting ESXi from a SAN LUN
1.6. Linux, Windows & ESXi
02 Lesson - Topic 2: Vsphere 6.x Deployment Guidelines
2.1. Overview of Deployment Planning
2.2. ESXi Compatibility Guides
2.3. Storage: Capacity and Performance
2.4. VMware Capacity Planner
03 Lesson - Topic 3: Vsphere Hypervisor (esxi) Installation
3.1. vSphere Hypervisor 6.x Installable
3.2. ESXi Installation Options
3.3. VMware Software Manager
3.4. Demo: Installation of ESXi 6.5
3.5. Local Configuration of ESXi 6.0 using DCUI
3.6. vSphere 6.x ESXi Image Builder CLI
3.7. vSphere 5.x/6.x Auto Deploy Architecture
3.8. vSphere 6.x Auto Deploy for ESXi PXE Boot
3.9. Auto Deploy/ESXi Image Builder in vSphere 6.5
3.10. Auto Deploy/ESXi Image Builder in vSphere 6.5 – Demo
04 Lesson - Topic 4: Configuring Hostname Resolution And Ntp
4.1. Configuring DNS Settings
4.2. Time Synchronization
05 Lesson - Topic 5: Troubleshooting Esxi
5.1. ESXi Host Health Check
5.2. ESXi System Logs
5.3. ESXi Host Boot Process
5.4. Resetting root Password ESXi 6.x
5.5. Troubleshooting: hostd
5.6. Troubleshooting ESXi Management Agents
5.7. Purple Screen of Death (PSOD)
5.8. Chapter 03 Review
➤ Module 04: Using Tools To Administer A Vmware Environment
01 Lesson - Topic 1: Overview Of 3rd Party Tools
1.1. WinSCP 5.x.x (Free)
1.2. ISO Programs
1.3. RVTools v 3.x
1.4. Other Tools
02 Lesson - Topic 2: Esxi Management
2.1. ESXi Host & vCenter Server Management Overview
2.2. Direct Console User Interface (DCUI)
2.3. Managing ESXi with the vSphere Client (VIC)
2.4. VMware Host Client
2.5. The Management User Interface (MUI) (ESXi or vCenter)
2.6. Managing with the vSphere Web Client
2.7. NEW vSphere Client 6.5 (HTML5)
2.8. SSH Access: PuTTY, SecureCRT, WinSCP, etc.
2.9. Datastore Browser
2.10. Configuration of Troubleshooting Options in ESXi 6.x
2.11. Troubleshooting Options: ESXi 6.x
2.12. CLI Commands Overview
2.13. PowerCLI 6.5 Release 1
03 Lesson - Topic 3: Linux Command Review
3.1. Windows Commands vs. Linux Commands
3.2. Common Command Line Interface (CLI) Options
3.3. Working at the Command Line (CLI)
3.4. ESXi 6.x Text Editor
04 Lesson - Topic 4: Troubleshooting Host/vc Connections
4.1. Cannot Login Using any Client
4.2. Chapter 04 Review
➤ Module 05: Vcenter Server 6.5 And Licensing
01 Lesson - Topic 1: Licensing
1.1. vCenter Server 6.x & ESXi Host Licensing Model
1.2. vSphere Essentials 6.5 for Small Business
1.3. vSphere 6.5 License Types and Pricing
1.4. vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus (vSOM)
1.5. Upgrade Enterprise to Enterprise Plus Promotion – 50% off
02 Lesson - Topic 2: Planning Vcenter Server Deployment
2.1. vCenter Server 6.5 Summary
2.2. Windows vCenter Server 6.5 Specs
2.3. Windows vCenter Database Specs
2.4. vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) 6.0 Specifications
2.5. vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) 6.5 Specifications
2.6. Comparing Windows vCenter 6.0 to vCSA 6.0/vCSA 6.5
2.7. vCenter Server 6.0/6.5 Host Functionality
2.8. vCenter Server 6.0/6.5 Managing Multiple Locations
2.9. vCenter Server 6.0/6.5 Connection through SSO
2.10. VC Server 6.x Architecture
2.11. Components of vCenter 6.x – Platform Services Controller (PSC)
2.12. Components of vCenter 6.x – vCenter Server
2.13. Topologies for vCenter 6.x
2.14. HA Topologies for vCenter 6.5
2.15. vCenter Server APIs
2.16. vCenter Server 6.x Database Sizing
2.17. Backup Strategy for vCenter Server
2.18. Native vCenter Server Backup
2.19. Native vCenter Server Restore
2.20. vCenter Server HA
03 Lesson - Topic 3: Vcenter Server Installation
3.1. vCenter 6.0/6.5 Installation (Windows or VCSA)
3.2. Windows vCenter 6.5 Installation
3.3. vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 for Embedded PSC (Linux Photon)
3.4. vCenter Server 6.0/6.5 Post Install
04 Lesson - Topic 4: Vsphere Web Client & Vsphere Client
4.1. vSphere Web Client
4.2. Client Integration Plugin (CIP)
4.3. vSphere Web Client 6.5
4.4. vSphere Web Client – Requirements
4.5. vSphere Client (HTML5)
4.6. Using vSphere Web Client 6.5
4.7. Summary of Clients in vSphere 6.5
05 Lesson - Topic 5: Vcenter Server Inventory
5.1. vCenter Server Home Page
5.2. Hosts and Clusters: Datacenters
5.3. Hosts and Clusters: Folders and Clusters (Default View)
5.4. VMs and Templates: Subfolders
5.5. vCenter Inventory: VMs/Templates Additional Information
5.6. Storage: Folders and Datastores
5.7. Networking: Portgroups & Distributed Switches (vDS)
5.8. Content Library Basics
5.9. What’s New in Content Library 6.5
5.10. Content Library Creation in 6.5
06 Lesson - Topic 6: Managing Vcenter Server
6.1. Scheduled Tasks
6.2. Events
6.3. Sessions
6.4. Tasks/Alarms/Work in Progress & Logged On As
6.5. New Recent Objects Pane
6.6. Flings at VMware Labs
07 Lesson - Topic 7: Troubleshooting Vcenter Server And Database
7.1. Refreshing vCenter Server & ESXi
7.2. Monitoring – Hardware Status
7.3. Monitoring – vCenter Server Status
7.4. VCSA root Account Timeout
7.5. Chapter 05 Review
➤ Module 06: Configuring Networking
01 Lesson - Topic 1: Creating & Modifying Virtual Networks
1.1. Networking Terms
1.2. vSphere 6.x Virtual Switch Types
1.3. Network Connections in ESXi
1.4. Add/Edit Networking
1.5. Standard Virtual Switches (vSS)
1.6. More Lanes on the Highway
1.7. Virtual Switch & Connection Type Identification
1.8. VMware Assigned MAC Addresses
1.9. Custom MAC Address
1.10. Virtual Switch Physical NIC Configurations
1.11. NIC Teaming
1.12. Cisco Discovery Protocol on vSS
1.13. Modifying vSS Properties (Ports Tab in VIC)
1.14. Ports
1.15. Modifying vSwitch Properties (Network Adapters Tab)
1.16. VLAN Overview
1.17. VLAN Implementations
1.18. Standard vSwitch VLAN Configuration
1.19. Standard vSwitch Protection and VLANs
1.20. Standard vSwitch & Port Group Policy Settings: Security
1.21. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: Traffic Shaping
1.22. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: NIC Teaming
1.23. Network Failure and NIC Teaming Options
1.24. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on the Originating Virtual Port ID (Default)
1.25. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on Source MAC Hash
1.26. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on IP Hash (Source + Destination)
1.27. Requirements for IP Hash
1.28. Port Group: Override vSwitch Failover Order
1.29. Multiple Policies Applied to a Single Team
1.30. vSphere Packet Routing
1.31. Overriding Default Gateway of a Vmkernal Adapter
1.32. Network Performance Improvements
1.33. Physical Switch Configuration
02 Lesson - Topic 2: Vsphere Distributed Switches
2.1. vSphere Distributed vSwitch (vDS) Overview
2.2. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.0
2.3. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.1
2.4. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.5
2.5. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 6.0
2.6. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 6.5
2.7. Creating a vSphere Distributed Switch
2.8. Edit vDS Settings
2.9. Edit vDS Uplink Settings
2.10. Edit vDS Port Group Settings
2.11. Port Binding Methods
2.12. Private VLAN (PVLAN) Tagging
2.13. Private VLANs
2.14. Migrating VMkernel Port to vDS
2.15. Network I/O Control (NIOC)
2.16. Network I/O Control (NIOC) – Best Practices
2.17. Create NetFlow
2.18. Using Port Mirroring
2.19. vDS Health Check
2.20. vDS Backup & Restore
2.21. Traffic Filtering and Marking
2.22. Per VM NIOC 3 Settings
2.23. Support for ERSPAN
2.24. Configuring ERSPAN
2.25. Networking Review
2.26. Chapter 06 Review
➤ Module 07: Configuring Storage
01 Lesson - Topic 0: New Storage Features In Vsphere 6.5
1.1. Storage Related Enhancements (1)
1.2. Storage Related Enhancements (2)
02 Lesson - Topic 1: Storage Concepts
2.1. Storage Terms
2.2. SAN vs NAS in vSphere
2.3. Device and Path Naming
2.4. vSphere’s Family of Storage APIs
2.5. Storage API – Array Integration
2.6. Storage API – Storage Awareness (VASA)
2.7. Comparison of Storage Provider Versions (VASA)
2.8. Multipathing
2.9. Storage API – Multipathing (PSA)
2.10. Path Selection Considerations
2.11. Viewing Multipathing from VIC
2.12. Viewing Multipathing – Web Client
2.13. Example of 3rd Party Multipathing Plugin Installation (NMP)
2.14. All Paths Down (APD)
2.15. Storage API – I/O Filtering
2.16. Storage API – I/O Filtering Info
2.17. Storage I/O Control (SIOC)
2.18. SIOC setup in Web Client
2.19. SIOC Enhancements
2.20. Configuring SIOC v2 Policy
2.21. SIOC Monitoring
2.22. Scanning LUNs – iSCSI/Fibre Channel
03 Lesson - Topic 2: Iscsi Storage (gui & Command Line)
3.1. Internet Small Computers Systems Interface (iSCSI) Overview
3.2. iSCSI Terms for ESX / ESXi
3.3. ESX / ESXi and iSCSI SAN Environment and Addressing
3.4. Hardware vs. Software Initiators
3.5. Multipathing with iSCSI
3.6. Setup Steps – Multipathing with Software iSCSI
3.7. iSCSI Software Initiator Networking
3.8. Configuring iSCSI
3.9. Jumbo Frames
3.10. Configure Software Initiator: CHAP Authentication
3.11. iSCSI Software Initiator Troubleshooting
3.12. iSCSI Vendors and Products
04 Lesson - Topic 3: Fibre Channel Storage
4.1. What is Fibre Channel?
4.2. Fibre Channel Terms for ESXi
4.3. ESX / ESXi and Fibre Channel SAN Environment and Addressing
4.4. Multipathing with Fibre Channel
4.5. Fibre Channel Vendors and Products
4.6. Network/Storage Architecture Review
05 Lesson - Topic 4: Vmfs Datastores (gui & Command Line)
5.1. Virtual Machine File System (VMFS-5)
5.2. Virtual Machine File System (Updates in 5.5/6.x)
5.3. About VMFS6
5.4. New Block Sizes for Small Files and Large Files
5.5. File Block Usage Example
5.6. vSphere Storage APIs – Array Integration & Automatic UNMAP
5.7. VMFS6 vs VMFS5
5.8. Upgrade VMFS-3 to VMFS-5
5.9. Upgrading VMFS5
5.10. Viewing and Creating a VMFS-5 Datastore
5.11. Extending your VMFS Datastore using Extents
5.12. Add an Extent to Existing VMFS
5.13. Expand an ESXi 6.x VMFS Volume
5.14. Hidden System Files on a VMFS
06 Lesson - Topic 5: Nas Storage And Nfs Datastores (gui & Command Line)
6.1. Network Attached Storage (NAS)
6.2. NFS v4.1
6.3. NFS 4.1 Improvements in 6.5
6.4. NFS Components, Addressing and Access Control with NFS on Linux
6.5. NFS target on Windows 2003 R2 & higher
6.6. Mount an NFS Datastore to Host
07 Lesson - Topic 6: Raw Device Mapping (rdm)
7.1. Raw Device Mapping (RDM)
7.2. RDM Compatibility Modes
7.3. Raw Device Mapping
08 Lesson - Topic 7: Solid State Disks (ssd)
8.1. Solid State Disks (SSD)
8.2. Using SMART with SSD
8.3. When ESXi fails to identify SSDs
8.4. vSphere Virtual Flash
8.5. Configure a Virtual Flash Resource
8.6. Configure Virtual Flash Host Swap
8.7. Virtual Flash Read Cache
09 Lesson - Topic 8: Storage & Management Solutions
9.1. vFoglight for Storage – Quest
9.2. vOptimizer Pro (vOPS Storage Optimizer) – Quest Software
10 Lesson - Topic 9: Vmware Virtual San (vsan)
10.1. VSAN Overview
10.2. VSAN Device Configuration
10.3. VSAN Cluster Configuration
10.4. VSAN Architecture
10.5. VSAN 6.0 – What’s new?
10.6. VSAN Version 6.2
10.7. VSAN Version 6.5
10.8. VSAN Version 6.6
11 Lesson - Topic 10: Vsphere Virtual Volumes (vvols)
11.1. vSphere Virtual Volumes (Vvols) – Concepts
11.2. vSphere Virtual Volumes (Vvols) – Architecture
11.3. vSphere Virtual Volumes (Vvols) – Characteristics
11.4. vSphere Virtual Volumes (Vvols) – Considerations, Limitations & Guidelines
11.5. Virtual Volumes Replication
11.6. Replication Storage Policies
11.7. VVols Certified Storage Vendors
11.8. Chapter 07 Review
➤ Module 08: Vm Creation, Configuration, And Snapshots
01 Lesson - Topic 1: Create A Vm
1.1. VM Virtual Hardware
1.2. Types of Virtual NICs (vNIC)
1.3. Virtual Machine Files
1.4. VMDK Disk Provisioning
1.5. Virtual Disk
1.6. VM HW v13 Properties
1.7. VM Hardware Versions Compared
1.8. Virtual SCSI Controller Type
1.9. Install Guest OS into VM
1.10. VM Console & Menus – VIC
1.11. VMRC or Web Console 6.5
1.12. VMware Tools
1.13. VMware Tools 5.0 & earlier vs 5.1/5.5/6.0
1.14. VMware Tools 10.1 & 10.0.12
02 Lesson - Topic 2: Create Multiple Vms, Templates & Clones
2.1. Clones & Templates
2.2. Deploy VM from Template
2.3. Customizing the OS in a Virtual Machine
2.4. Customization Specification Manager
03 Lesson - Topic 3: Virtual Appliances
3.1. Virtual Appliances
3.2. Import Virtual Appliances
3.3. Export VM to OVF Format
3.4. Content Library – Store Template
3.5. Use Template from Library
3.6. Customize existing VM
3.7. Deploying Across Datacenters
04 Lesson - Topic 4: Configuration And Use Of Vapps
4.1. vApp Overview
4.2. Creating and using vApps
05 Lesson - Topic 5: Manage Vms
5.1. Hot Add Memory and CPUs
5.2. VM Properties – Hardware Tab
5.3. Adding USB Devices to VM
5.4. VM Properties – Options Tab
5.5. Resize a Virtual Disk
5.6. Extend VMDK
5.7. Dell’s extpart – NO REBOOT
5.8. Extend partitions using gparted
5.9. vOptimizer Pro
5.10. Raxco PerfectStorage
5.11. Renaming a Virtual Machine
06 Lesson - Topic 6: Virtual Machine Startup / Shutdown
6.1. Startup/Shutdown of VMs
6.2. Enabling VM Startup/Shutdown
07 Lesson - Topic 7: Virtual Machine Snapshots
7.1. Virtual Machine Snapshots
7.2. Files used by Snapshots
7.3. Taking Snapshots
7.4. Snapshot Manager
7.5. Reverting to a Snapshot
7.6. Deleting Snapshots
7.7. Consolidating Snapshots
08 Lesson - Topic 8: Virtual Machine Troubleshooting & Best Practices
8.1. Troubleshooting VM Problems
8.2. Differences between VMs and Physical Servers (Best Practices)
8.3. Chapter 08 Review
➤ Module 09: Security And Permissions
01 Lesson - Topic 1: Controlling User Access And Passwords
1.1. Types of Users
1.2. ESXi Account Security
1.3. ESXi Account Security Configuration
1.4. ESXi Security Enhancements
1.5. Lockdown Modes in vSphere 6.x
1.6. vSphere 6.5: Security Enhancements
1.7. VM Encryption
1.8. VM Encryption Workflow
1.9. vMotion Encryption
1.10. ESXi 6.5 Secure Boot
1.11. UEFI Secure Boot for ESXi 6.5 Hosts
1.12. VM Secure Boot
1.13. vCenter/ESXi Host Security Model
1.14. Permissions
1.15. Global Permissions
1.16. Roles
1.17. Privileges Explained
1.18. ESXi Host Permissions
1.19. Windows vCenter Permissions
1.20. vCSA Permissions
02 Lesson - Topic 2: Esxi Active Directory (ad) Integration
2.1. AD ESXi Authentication Services
2.2. Assign ESXi Permissions Directly to AD Users
03 Lesson - Topic 3: Managing Firewalls
3.1. ESXi Firewall
3.2. TCP & UDP Ports
3.3. ESXi Firewall Configuration via vSphere Web Client
3.4. Module 04 – Topic 4: Managing Security Certificates
3.5. Data Encryption
3.6. Certificate Changes in vSphere 6.0
3.7. VMware Certificate Management
3.8. Addition Certificate Information
3.9. Chapter 09 Review
➤ Module 10: Server And Vm Monitoring
01 Lesson - Topic 1: Optimizing Resources
1.1. Transparent Memory Page Sharing
1.2. TPS Modified – ESXi 5.0 – 6.x
1.3. Memory Overcommitment
1.4. Balloon-Driver: vmmemctl
1.5. Memory Compression
1.6. VMkernel Swap
1.7. VM Swap Files
1.8. Memory Overhead
1.9. VMkernel Swap Location
1.10. Host System Swap File
1.11. Memory Usage
1.12. ESXi v5.x vs v6.x Reclamation
1.13. Virtual CPUs (vCPUs)
1.14. VMkernel CPU Load Balancing
1.15. VMs’ CPU & Memory Resource Setting Terms
1.16. CPU Resource Settings
1.17. Memory Resource Settings
1.18. ESXi 6.x Utilization per VM
1.19. Resource Shares
02 Module - Topic 2: Resource Pools
2.1. Resource Pools Overview
2.2. Resource Pool Configuration
2.3. Expandable Reservations
2.4. Troubleshooting Memory Resources
2.5. Best Practices for VM Resources
03 Lesson - Topic 3: Latency Sensitive Applications
3.1. Deploying Extremely Latency-Sensitive Applications
3.2. Latency-Sensitive Feature
3.3. Best Practices for Extremely Latency-Sensitive Applications
04 Lesson - Topic 4: Performance Monitoring
4.1. Performance Monitoring – Overview
4.2. Performance Monitoring – Advanced
4.3. Customize Performance Chart
4.4. Troubleshooting Performance
4.5. Problem: High CPU Utilization
4.6. Problem: High Memory Utilization
4.7. Problem: High Disk Utilization
4.8. Problem: High Network Utilization
4.9. VMware vRealize Operations (formerly vCenter Operations Management Suite)
05 Lesson - Topic 5: Configuring Alarms
5.1. vCenter Alarms
5.2. Default Alarms in vCenter
5.3. Alarm Settings
5.4. Configure vCenter Notifications
06 Lesson - Topic 6: Esxi & Vcenter Logs
6.1. ESXi 5.x/6.x Log Files from DCUI
6.2. ESXi 6.x Log File Locations
6.3. ESXi 6.x Log Files
6.4. System Logs
6.5. Collecting Windows vCenter Log Files
6.6. GUI Collecting vCSA Log Files in 6.x
6.7. Collecting vCenter Diagnostics Data
6.8. Configuring Syslog on ESXi (GUI)
6.9. Sending VC Event Stream to a Syslog Server
6.10. Syslog Servers
6.11. Logging Enhancements in VC 6.5
6.12. VMware Log Insight
6.13. Chapter 10 Review
➤ Module 11: Advanced Esxi And Vcenter Server Management
01 Lesson - Topic 1: Storage Vmotion
1.1. Storage vMotion Migration
1.2. Requirements for Storage vMotion
1.3. Storage vMotion Architecture
1.4. Storage vMotion in vSphere 5.x/6.x
1.5. Storage vMotion in vSphere 5.x/6.0
02 Lesson - Topic 2: Configuring Vmotion
2.1. vMotion Migration
2.2. How vMotion Works
2.3. vMotion: Host Requirements
2.4. Identifying CPU Characteristics
2.5. vMotion Errors and Warnings
2.6. Advanced vMotion Errors
2.7. vMotion Improvements
2.8. Enhanced vMotion Migration “Shared Nothing” vMotion
2.9. Cross vSwitch vMotion
2.10. Cross vCenter vMotion
2.11. Long Distance vMotion
03 Lesson - Topic 3: Distributed Resource Scheduler (drs) Cluster
3.1. vCenter Host Cluster
3.2. Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Overview
3.3. DRS Cluster in the vCenter Inventory
3.4. Retaining Host Resource Pools
3.5. Configure Automation Level
3.6. Initial Placement
3.7. DRS Recommendations, Faults & History
3.8. Virtual Machine Rules
3.9. Groups & Rules – Virtual Machine to Host
3.10. VM Overrides
3.11. Distributed Power Management (DPM)
3.12. Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC)
3.13. VM Swapfile location
3.14. Planned Downtime: Maintenance Mode
3.15. Snapshot & Restore DRS tree
3.16. vSphere 6.5 DRS Enhancements
04 Lesson - Topic 4: Drs Cluster Monitoring
4.1. Monitor Cluster Objects State
4.2. Monitoring the DRS Cluster – Resource Allocation
4.3. Monitoring the DRS Cluster – DRS Resource Distribution Graph
4.4. Monitoring the DRS Cluster – What to look for …
05 Lesson - Topic 5: Storage Policy-based Management (spbm)
5.1. Storage Policy-Based Management (SPBM)
5.2. vSphere Storage API for Storage Awareness (VASA) Storage Providers
5.3. VM Storage Policies
5.4. Create VM Storage Policies
5.5. Apply VM Storage Policies to VMs
06 Lesson - Topic 6: Datastore Clusters & Storage Drs (sdrs)
6.1. Datastore Clusters
6.2. Storage DRS (SDRS)
6.3. Create a Datastore Cluster for SDRS
6.4. Datastore Cluster Information
6.5. Edit a Datastore Cluster
07 Lesson - Topic 7: Enhanced Linked Mode
7.1. Manage Multiple vCenters – vSphere 6.0/6.5
7.2. Enhanced Linked Mode 6.x
7.3. Chapter 11 Review
➤ Module 12: Patching And Upgrading Esxi
01 Lesson - Topic 1: Patching Esxi Standalone Hosts & Vcsa 6.x
1.1. ESXi Standalone Patch Installation
1.2. GUI VCSA Patch/Update
02 Lesson - Topic 2: Patching The Vcenter Environment
2.1. Update Manager 6.x Patching
2.2. Update Manager Terms
2.3. Update Manager Settings
2.4. Host Baseline Creation
2.5. Update Manager Events
2.6. Update Manager Notifications
2.7. Patch Repository
2.8. Web Client Remediation
03 Lesson - Topic 3: Upgrades And Migrations
3.1. Basic vSphere Upgrade Process
3.2. Basic vCenter Upgrade Process
3.3. Services Migrated during Upgrade vCenter to 6.0/6.5
3.4. Upgrade Versions Supported
3.5. Upgrade of Multiple vSphere Products to Use vCenter 6.5
3.6. Repointing VC 6.0/6.5 to different PSC
3.7. Upgrade vCSA 5.5/6.0 to VCSA 6.5
3.8. Migrate Windows VC 5.5/6.0 to vCSA 6.5
3.9. Upgrade Host to ESXi 6.x using media
3.10. ESXi Upgrade using Update Manager (6.5) Web Client
3.11. Upgrade Distributed Switch to 6.5
3.12. Upgrade the Virtual Machines
3.13. Use the Web Client to Upgrade the VMware Tools
3.14. Use vSphere (& Web) Client to Upgrade Virtual Machine Hardware V13
3.15. Use Update Manager to Upgrade Virtual Machines
3.16. Chapter 12 Review
➤ Module 13: Disaster Recovery And Backup
01 Lesson - Topic 1: Vsphere Replication 6.5
1.1. vSphere Replication v5.5
1.2. What’s New in vSphere Replication v5.5 (vR)
1.3. What’s New in vSphere Replication v6.0 (vR)
1.4. VR v6.0 Deploy Appliance
1.5. VR v6.0 Configure Replication
1.6. VR v6.0 Recovery
02 Lesson - Topic 2: Site Recovery Manager (srm)
2.1. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5
2.2. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5 – Features
2.3. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5 – What’s New
2.4. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V6.0 – What’s New
2.5. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V6.5 – What’s New
2.6. SRM Architecture Overview
03 Lesson - Topic 3: High Availability (ha)
3.1. VMware High Availability
3.2. New vSphere 5.0 HA Features
3.3. New vSphere 5.1 HA Features
3.4. New vSphere 5.5 HA Features
3.5. New vSphere 6.0 HA Features
3.6. New vSphere 6.5 HA Features
3.7. vSphere 6.x HA in Action
3.8. Configure HA Cluster 6.0
3.9. HA 6.5 Configuration
3.10. VMware HA: Host Monitoring
3.11. Configure HA Admission Control vSphere 6.0 and earlier
3.12. Simplified HA Admission Control vSphere 6.5 & higher
3.13. Host Isolation
3.14. Guidelines for Isolation Response Setting
3.15. VMware HA: Heartbeats
3.16. Configure Datastore Heartbeat
3.17. VMware HA: Virtual Machine Overrides
3.18. HA VM Monitoring
3.19. Viewing your HA Cluster
3.20. HA Advanced Options
3.21. Troubleshooting VMware HA
3.22. Troubleshooting HA Agent (FDM)
04 Lesson - Topic 4: Vm Fault Tolerance
4.1. Fault Tolerance Overview
4.2. Fault Tolerance Requirements
4.3. Fault Tolerance Differences
4.4. Fault Tolerance in vSphere 6.5
4.5. Configure Fault Tolerance
05 Lesson - Topic 5: Backup Strategies
5.1. Backup Strategies for VMs
06 Lesson - Topic 6: Third Party Backups
6.1. Unitrends Enterprise Backup 10.0 (formerly PHD Virtual Backup)
6.2. Unitrends Backup Architecture
6.3. Quest vRanger Backup & Replication
6.4. Veeam Backup & Replication
6.5. vSphere 6.5 support in Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 1/2
6.6. Veeam Backup – Screenshots
6.7. What’s New NetBackup 8.0
6.8. Chapter 13 Review
6.9. Course Closure
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