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vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage v5 Boot Camp



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Duration: 5 Days





This hands-on training course explores installation, configuration, and 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.

At the end of the course, you should gain an understanding of the
functionality in vSphere 5 and be able to do the following:
• 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



System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating



What's Included:

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers  & Onsite Certification Testing
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation





Module 1: Course Introduction Overview
• Introductions and course logistics: Course objectives
Module 2: Introduction to VMware Virtualization
• Introduce virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components Server
• Explain the concepts of server, network, and storage virtualization
• Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture
• Install and use vSphere user interfaces
Module 3: Virtual Machines
• Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
• Deploy a single virtual machine and virtual machine appliance
Module 4: 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
Module 5: Configure and Manage Virtual Networks
• Describe, create, and manage a standard virtual switch
• Describe and modify standard virtual switch properties
Module 6: 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
Module 7: 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
Module 8: 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
Module 9: 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
Module 10: Data Protection
• Discuss strategies for backing up ESXi hosts
• Introduce the backup/recovery APIs
• Discuss strategies for backing up virtual machines
Module 11: High Availability and Fault Tolerance
• Configure and manage a VMware High Availability (HA) cluster
• Configure fault-tolerant virtual machines using VMware Fault Tolerance
Module 12: Scalability
• Configure and manage a VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) cluster
• Configuring Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
• Using VMware HA and DRS together
Module 13: Data Protection: Patch Management
• Manage ESXi patching and patch compliance using vCenter Update Manager
Module 14: Installing VMware vSphere 5 Components
• Introduce ESXi Installable installation
• Introduce vCenter Server installation
• Additional vCenter Server module installation


Academy Code of Honor:  
The Academy guarantees that students shall pass all vendor examinations during the training program or may re-attend within one year of the program completion date. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.  

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