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VMware vSphere Network Management

Course Overview


The VMware vSphere Network Management training course explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere, which consists of VMware vSphere ESXi and VMware vCenter Server. This course is based on ESXi 5.1 and vCenter Server 5.1. Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware Certified Professional - DataCenter Virtualization (VCP-5-DV) exam.

Course Content


Course Introduction   

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Introduction to VMware Virtualization   

  • Introduce virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components
  • Explain the concepts of server, network, and storage virtualization
  • Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture
  • Install and use vSphere user interfaces

Creating Virtual Machines   

  • Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
  • Deploy a single virtual machine

VMware vCenter Server   

  • Introduce the vCenter Server architecture
  • Introduce VMware vCenter Server Appliance
  • Configure and manage vCenter Server Appliance
  • Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses

Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks   

  • Describe, create, and manage a standard virtual switch
  • Describe and modify standard virtual switch properties
  • Configure virtual switch load-balancing algorithms

Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage   

  • Introduce storage protocols and device names
  • Configure ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Create and manage vSphere datastores
  • Deploy and manage VMware vSphere Storage Appliance

Virtual Machine Management   

  • Use templates and cloning to deploy virtual machines
  • Modify and manage virtual machines
  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Perform VMware vSphere vMotion and Storage vMotion migrations
  • Create a VMware vSphere vApp

Data Protection   

  • Discuss a strategy for backing up ESXi hosts and vCenter Server
  • Introduce VMware Data Recovery
  • Discuss solutions for backing up virtual machines efficiently

Access and Authentication Control   

  • Control user access through roles and permissions
  • Configure and manage the ESXi firewall
  • Configure ESXi lockdown mode
  • Integrate ESXi with Active Directory
  • Introduce VMware vShield Zones

Resource Management and Monitoring   

  • Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts
  • Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
  • Configure and manage resource pools
  • Monitor resource usage using vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms

High Availability and Fault Tolerance   

  • Introduce the new VMware vSphere High Availability architecture
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Introduce VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance

Scalability   

  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere
  • Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) cluster
  • Configure Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
  • Use vSphere HA and DRS together

Patch Management   

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

Installing VMware Components   

  • Introduce ESXi installation
  • Describe boot-from-SAN requirements
  • Introduce vCenter Server deployment options
  • Describe vCenter Server hardware, software, and database requirements
  • Install vCenter Server (Windows-based)

Labs   

  • Installing VMware vSphere Graphical User Interfaces
  • Configuring VMware ESXi
  • Working with Virtual Machines
  • Using VMware vCenter Server
  • Standard Virtual Switches
  • Accessing ISCSI Storage
  • Accessing IP Storage
  • Managing VMware vSphere VMFS
  • Using Templates and Clones
  • Modifying a Virtual Machine
  • Migrating Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Machines
  • Managing vApps
  • Access Control
  • User Permissions
  • Resource Pools
  • Monitoring Virtual Machine Performance
  • Using Alarms
  • Using vSphere High Availability
  • (Optional) Designing a Network Configuration
  • Configuring VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance
  • vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • VMware vSphere Update Manager
  • (Optional) Installing VMware vCenter Server

Customer Reviews


Thanks to Xpertised and the tutor who walked me through all the topics with Practical exposure which is helping me in my current project.
-Waseem

Course was quite helpful in terms of understanding of concepts and practicality. Its really a very friendly environment to learn. The timing were mutually chosen, as we both are working professional. I am quite satisfied with the course.
-Tanmoy

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