VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [6.7]

Description

Duration: 5 Days

During this five-day Boot Camp, students will develop the advanced knowledge, skill, and abilities to troubleshoot in a VMware vSphere 6.x environment.

 

Upon completion of this Boot Camp, students will be able to:

  • Use vSphere client, the command-line interface to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
  • Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
  • Use VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment.
  • Troubleshoot networking problems and recover from these problems.
  • Analyze storage failure scenarios and resolve the problems
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
  • Diagnose common VMware vSphere High Availability problems and provide solutions
  • Troubleshoot problems related to virtual machine migration (VMware vSphere vMotion), and improve resource use (VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler)
  • Troubleshoot VMware vCenter Server problems
  • Identify VMware ESXi host problems, analyze failure scenarios, and correct them
  • Troubleshot faulty virtual machines, including installation problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems

 

This Boot Camp is intended for:

  • System Administrators
  • System Integrators

 

Prerequisites

It is required that students interested in this Boot camp have previous experience and knowledge with:

  • VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)
  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track 6.5
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.7
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
  • Experience in working with command-line interface is highly recommended, as is completion of VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale 6

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- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Code Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Code Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.

Methods

  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video
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Curriculum

Module 1: Introduction to Troubleshooting

  • Identify the effects of a system problem
  • Define the scope of troubleshooting
  • Use a structured approach
  • Discuss the principles of troubleshooting
  • Follow a logical troubleshooting procedure
  • Examine examples of troubleshooting

 

Module 2: Troubleshooting Tools

  • Use command-line tools to identify and troubleshoot problems
  • Use vSphere CLI
  • Find and interpret important log files
  • Use vRealize Log Insight for log aggregation, efficient log search, and problem analysis

 

Module 3: Networking

  • Identify the symptoms of network-related problems
  • Analyze and resolve standard switch and distributed switch problems
  • Analyze virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
  • Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations
  • Identify and prevent potential problems

 

Module 4: Storage

  • Troubleshoot storage (iSCSI, NFS, and VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes) connectivity problems
  • Analyze storage-related logs
  • Analyze hardware malfunction and software misconfiguration scenarios
  • Identify multipathing-related problems, including permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD)
  • Analyze possible causes, recover from faulty conditions, and restore storage visibility.

 

Module 5: vSphere Clusters

  • Identify and recover from problems related to vSphere HA
  • Analyze and troubleshoot various types of vSphere vMotion problems related to virtual machine migrations
  • Discuss and recover from vSphere DRS problems to achieve proper function and balanced resource use
  • Examine vSphere cluster failure scenarios and possible solutions

 

Module 6: Virtual Machines

  • Analyze and resolve common virtual machine snapshot problems
  • Identify possible causes and resolve virtual machine power-on problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
  • Resolve problems see during VMware Tools installations
  • Examine failure scenarios and provide solutions

 

Module 7: vCenter Server and ESXi

  • Describe the vCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller architecture in vSphere 6.x
  • Identify and resolve authentication problems
  • Troubleshoot VMware Certificate Authority and certificate problems
  • Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
  • Analyze and fix vCenter sErver database problems
  • Identify VMware vCenter Server High Availability problems