VMware® vSphere Install, Configure, Manage v5.5
November 19th, 2017
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ICT Bootcamps

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0]

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage features intensive hands-on training that focuses on

Installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 6, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6 and

VMware vCenter Server™ 6. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an

Organization of any size and forms the foundation for most other VMware technologies in the

Software-defined data centre.

Intended Audience:

  • System administrators • Systems engineers

Objectives:

  • Describe the software-defined data center
  • Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines
  • Describe vCenter Server architecture
  • Deploy a vCenter Server instance or VMware vCenter Server™ Appliance™
  • Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
  • Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware

vSphere®

 Web Client

  • Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS,

virtual SAN,

and Virtual Volumes

  • Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create 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 VMware vRealize™ Operations Manager™ to identify and solve issues through analytics

and alerts

  • Manage VMware vSphere® High Availability 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 vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability
  • Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations

Prerequisites:

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems •

Understanding of virtual data center concepts comparable to those needed for VCA-DCV

Certification

 

Lesson 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • References and resources

 

Lesson 2: Software-Defined Data Center

  • Introduce components of the software-defined data center
  • Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture
  • Install and use vSphere Client
  • Overview of ESXi

 

Lesson 3: Creating Virtual Machines

  • Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
  • Create and work with virtual machines and templates

 

Lesson 4: vCenter Server

  • Introduce the vCenter Server architecture
  • Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
  • Use vSphere Web Client
  • Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses

 

Lesson 5: Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

  • Describe, create, and manage standard switches
  • Configure virtual switch security and load-balancing policies
  • Create, configure, and manage vSphere distributed switches, network connections, and port

groups

 

Lesson 6: Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

  • Introduce storage protocols and storage device types
  • Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI and NFS storage
  • Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores
  • Introduce VMware Virtual SAN™
  • Introduce Virtual Volumes

 

Lesson 7: Virtual Machine Management

  • Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines
  • Modify and manage virtual machines
  • Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Create vApps
  • Introduce the types of content libraries and how to deploy and use them

 

Lesson 8: Resource Management and Monitoring

  • Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts
  • Configure and manage resource pools
  • Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
  • Use various tools to monitor resource usage
  • Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events
  • Identify and troubleshoot virtual machine resource issues
  • Introduce vRealize Operations Manager for data center monitoring and management

Lesson 9: vSphere HA and vSphere Fault Tolerance

  • Explain the vSphere HA architecture
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Use vSphere HA advanced parameters
  • Introduce vSphere Fault Tolerance
  • Enable vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machines
  • Introduce vSphere Replication
  • Use vSphere Data Protection to back up and restore data

 

Lesson 10: Host Scalability

  • Describe the functions and benefits of a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Work with affinity and anti-affinity rules
  • Use vSphere HA and vSphere DRS together for business continuity

 

Lesson 11: vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance

  • Use vSphere Update Manager to manage ESXi patching
  • Install vSphere Update Manager and the vSphere Update Manager plug-in
  • Create patch baselines
  • Use host profiles to manage host configuration compliance
  • Scan and remediate hosts

 

Lesson 12: Installing vSphere Components

  • Install ESXi
  • Introduce vCenter Server deployment options
  • Describe vCenter Server hardware, software, and database requirements
  • Discuss installation of vCenter Server Appliance and a vCenter Server instance
  • Demonstrate vCenter Server installation

 

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ICT Bootcamps

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.8]

This 5-day, hands-on training course equips experienced VMware vSphere® administrators with the knowledge to install, configure, and manage VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ 5.8. This course also equips vSphere administrators with the knowledge to assist in writing and testing disaster recovery plans that use vCenter Site Recovery Manager

 

Intended Audience:

vSphere administrators, architects, system engineers, and systems integrators who are responsible for the deployment or management of vCenter Site Recovery Manager

Objectives:

By the end of the course, you should understand vSphere 5.5 functions and features and be able to meet the following objectives:

Summarize the components of vCenter Site Recovery Manager architecture

  • Install vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.8 software
  • Understand storage replication options used with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Deploy and configure VMware vSphere® Replication™ for use with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Configure inventory mappings in vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Build protection groups based on vSphere Replication
  • Build and test a recovery plan
  • Perform reprotect and failback operations following recovery plan execution

 

Prerequisites:

  • Completion of VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage or equivalent experience
  • Basic knowledge of disaster recovery concepts
  • Basic knowledge of storage array technology .

 

Lesson 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course goals and objectives
  • About vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • VMware online resources
  • vCenter Site Recovery Manager product documentation

 

Lesson 2: Overview and Architecture

  • Describe how vCenter Site Recovery Manager is used for disaster recovery
  • Use the VMware vSphere® Web Client as the interface for vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Discuss vCenter Site Recovery Manager features
  • Compare different vCenter Site Recovery Manager architecture topologies

 

Lesson 3: Installing VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

  • Identify version requirements for the vSphere and vCenter elements that operate with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Describe requirements for installing vCenter Site Recovery Manager Server software
  • Discuss alternatives for the vCenter Site Recovery Manager database
  • Install the vCenter Site Recovery Manager software
  • Describe the site pairing process
  • Define the credentials required for pairing sites

 

Lesson 4: Storage Replication

  • Describe how array-based replication operates with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Describe how vSphere Replication operates with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Compare array-based replication and vSphere Replication as options to work with vCenter Site Recovery Manager

 

Lesson 5: Deploying Replication

  • Describe storage replication adapters
  • Describe the process for adding an array manager to vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Describe vSphere Replication architecture with vCenter Site Recovery Manager
  • Describe the components of vSphere Replication
  • Define use cases for vCenter Site Recovery Manager using vSphere Replication
  • Deploy a vSphere Replication appliance
  • Configure vSphere Replication appliance settings
  • Configure a vSphere Replication appliance connection
  • Deploy a vSphere Replication server
  • Register a vSphere Replication server

 

Lesson 6: Configuring Inventory Mappings

  • Describe inventory mappings
  • Describe network mappings
  • Discuss placeholder datastores
  • Refresh inventory mappings when recovery site changes are made

 

Lesson 7: Configuring vSphere Replication

  • Describe vSphere Replication recovery point objective (RPO) scheduling
  • Describe retaining multiple points in time (MPIT) instances
  • Configure vSphere Replication for virtual machines
  • Explain how vSphere Replication stores replicated data
  • Discuss configuring vSphere Replication target servers

 

Lesson 8: Building Protection Groups

  • Define the function of vCenter Site Recovery Manager protection groups
  • Describe array-based protection groups
  • Describe vSphere Replication protection groups
  • Create a protection group
  • Configure protection group settings
  • Remove protection from a virtual machine

 

Lesson 9: Building Recovery Plans

  • Discuss how recovery plans protect virtual machines
  • Discuss network planning for recovery plans
  • Describe how recovery plans can be customized
  • Discuss monitoring recovery plan activity using VMware vCenter™ alarms
  • Create a recovery plan
  • Configure virtual machine properties in a recovery plan
  • Remove a recovery plan

 

Lesson 10: Testing and Running a Recovery Plan

  • Compare planned migration and disaster recovery using recovery plans
  • Describe the differences between testing and running a recovery plan
  • Describe how vCenter Site Recovery Manager works with various vSphere technologies and components
  • Describe how to run a recovery plan
  • Identify the recovery steps for planned migration and disaster recovery
  • Discuss using the Force Recovery option for recovery plans
  • Describe reprotect and failback operations and why they are necessary
  • Perform a reprotect operation
  • Perform a failback operation

 

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