Course of VMware vSphere Implementation and Administration

VMware vSphere Implementation and Administration

Duration Time
30 Hrs

VMware Course Contents

•          Components of Virtual Data Center Infrastructure

•          Install, Configure and Manage vSphere

•          vCenter Server, vSphere Client, Web Client

•          Configure and Manage Virtual Networking

•          Configure and Manage Storage

•          Create and Manage Virtual Machines

•          Configure and Manage VMware Clusters

•          Install, Configure and Manage Update Manager

•          Backup of VM's using VDP

•          vSphere Replication

•          Host Profiles

•          Storage DRS

•          Troubleshooting vSphere using CLI


Introduction to VMware Server Virtualization          

•          Understanding component of VMware vSphere

•          Introduction to VMware ESX/ESXi Server


Understanding Datacenter Infrastructure

•          Understanding Datacenter Environment

•          Virtualization in present and future Datacenters

•          Understanding the Role of VMware Administrator


Installation of ESXi Server      

•          Planning ESX/ESXi Server

•          Understanding requirements

•          Understanding vSphere client

•          Configuring ESXi


Virtual Machine Concepts     

•          Understanding virtual machines

•          Understanding Diff VM files

•          Virtual Machine Hardware


Virtual Machine Creation & Management   

•          Create a Virtual Machine

•          Deploying guest operating system into VM

•          Understanding VMware tools

•          Deploying VMware tools

•          Cloning ofVM's

•          Creating Templates

•          Deploying VM's from templates

•          Modifying Virtual Machine Settings

•          Creating an RDM

•          Virtual Machine Snapshots

•          Creating a vApp

•          Removing a Virtual Machine

•          Deploying Virtual Appliance

•          Deploying OVF Templates

•          Confguring VM's to auto start & auto shutdown


Configuring and Managing Storage  

•          Storage Concepts

•          Storage Overview

•          DAS, FC SAN, iSCSI, FCoE, NAS

•          Types of Datastore, VMFS, NFS


Configuring Storage   

•          Configuring ISCSI Storage

•          Configuring NAS/NSF Storage

•          FC SAN Storage,FCoE

•          Multipathing With iSCSI, NAS, FC SAN


VMFS Datastores       

•          Creating a VMFS datastore

•          Increase the Size of VMFS datastore

•          Deleting/Unmounting a VMFS datastore



•          VMware vSphere Storage VSAN

•          VSAN Benefits, Features, Architecture


Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks           

•          vNetwork Standard Switches

•          Understanding vSwitch & port group

•          Configuring virtual Switch & port groups

•          Understanding VM kernal Adaptor


Configuring Standard Virtual Switch Policies

•          Understanding Security policies

•          Configuring Traffic shaped policies

•          NIC Teaming policy


Install & configure vCenter Server    

•          Understanding Architecture of vCentral Server

•          ESXi and vCenter Communication

•          vCenter Server Components

•          vCenter Single Sign On

•          Installing vCenter Server

•          Configure and manage vCenter Server Appliance

•          Managing vCenter Server Inventory

•          Navigating vSphere Client

•          Adding ESXi Hosts to vCenter Server

•          vCenter Server Licene, Views, Events, System logs


VM Migration

•          Understanding types of migration

•          Importance of VMware vSphere vMotion

•          vMotion Requirements

•          Perform vMotion migration

•          Perform Storage vMotion migration

•          Perform Enhanced vMotion migration


VMware Clusters High Availability    

•          vSphere High Availability

•          Configuring vSphere HA

•          vSphere HA architecture

•          Adding ESxi Host to a Cluster

•          Test vSphere HA Functionality


Fault Tolerance          

•          Understanding Fault Tolerance

•          Configuring Fault Tolerance

•          Testing Fault Tolerance


Host Scalability (DRS Cluster)

•          Understanding VMware vSphere DRS Cluster

•          Benefits of Enhanced vMotion Compatability(EVC)

•          DRS Cluster Settings

•          Adding a Host to DRS Cluster

•          Test DRS Cluster functionality


Patch Management   

•          Describe VMware vSphere Update Manager

•          Installing update manager

•          Configuring update manager

•          Remediate ESXi Hosts


Data Protection          

•          Traditional Backup and Virtual Infrastructure Backup

•          vSphere Data Protection Components, Architecture

•          Deploying and Configuring VDP

•          Virtual Machine Backup and Restore


Veeam Backup           

•          Install Configure Veeam

•          Backup / Restore VM's


Access and Authentication Control    

•          Configuring ESXi Host Access and Authentication

•          ESXi Firewall, Enabling & Disabling Lockdown Mode

•          Integrating ESXi with AD

•          Configuring Roles and Permissions

•          Create a custom role in vCenter server

•          Assign permissions on vCenter

•          Verify permission


Resource Management and Monitoring       

•          Virtual CPU and memory concepts

•          VM Memory Over commitment

•          Virtual SMP, CPU Load balancing

•          CPU, Memory and Disk resources

•          Establish Shares, Limits and Reservations

•          Understanding Resource Pools

•          Configuring Resource Pools

•          VM Resource usage

•          Resource Monitoring Tools

•          vCenter Performance Charts

•          Interpreting Data from the Tools


Scheduled Tasks, Events & Alarms    

•          Understand Task, Events & Alarms

•          Configuring SMTP

•          Configuring Alarms


vSphere Web Client   

•          Understanding Web Client

•          Administering vSphere using webclient


VMware vShield Endpoint     

•          Understanding vShield Endpoint

•          Deploying security virtual appliance

•          Securing VM's using vShield from Virus & Malwares


Advanced Topics:Distributed Switch  

•          Understanding Distributed Switch Architecture

•          Configuring Distributed Switch

•          Understanding VLAN Trunks

•          Configure private VLAN Trunks & Private VLAN'S


VMware vCenter Standalone Converter       

•          Converting physical to virtual machine (p2v)

•          Converting virtual to virtual (v2v)


Up-gradation of Server          

•          Requirements for migration

•          Up gradation to ESXi 5.x from ESxi 4.x


Managing vSphere Using command line interface   

•          Tools vCLI, vMA, SSH Client

•          Managing ESXi

•          Managing VM's


Understanding ESXi Server Architecture       

•          Understanding ESXi operating system

•          Understanding Virtualization kernel


Troubleshooting Virtual Interface     

•          Various RealTime Troubleshooting Scenarios

•          Troubleshooting VM's

•          Troubleshooting ESXi Hosts, Networking, Storage


Key Features
3 case studies
20 hours of high quality eLearning content
2 Glossaries for difficult terms & acronyms
Education with new technologies
106 real world examples from various industries
Achievements in work