VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale 6.7

Description

Duration: 5 Days

During this five-day course, students will train in configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure.

Upon the completion of this course, students will be able:

  • Configure and manage vSphere networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
  • Use VMware vSphere Client, VMware vSphere Web Client, and VMware vSphere ESXi Shell to manage vSphere
  • Create a content library for deploying virtual machines
  • Use VMware vSphere Auto Deploy and host profiles to provision VMware ESXi hosts and manage ESXi host compliance
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators for computing, storage, and networking resources for ESXi host compliance
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators for computing, storage, and networking resources for ESXi hosts
  • Optimize the performance of ESXi and VMware vCenter Server
  • Harden the vSphere environment against security threats
  • Encrypt virtual machines for additional security

 

This boot camp is recommended for:

  • Experienced System Administrators
  • Experienced System Engineers
  • Experienced System Integrators

 

Prerequisites

It is recommended that students have the following prior to taking this Boot camp:

  • Understanding of the concepts presented in VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.7
  • Knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server Experience with working at the command line.

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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08/24/202008/28/2020
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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
  • Understand 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 VMware vRealize Log InsightTM for log aggression, efficient log search, and problem analysis

 

Module 3: Network Optimization

  • Explain the performance features of network adapters
  • Explain the performance features of network adapters
  • Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metrics

 

Module 4: Networking Troubleshooting

  • 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 5: Storage Optimization

  • Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance
  • Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics

 

Module 6: Storage Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting storage (iSCSI, VMware vSphere VMFS, VMware vSAN, 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 the faulty conditions, and restore storage visibility

 

Module 7: CPU Optimization

  • Explain the CPU scheduler operation and other features that affect CPU performance
  • Explain NUMA and vNUMA support
  • Use esxtop to monitor key CPU performance metrics

 

Module 8: Memory Optimization

  • Explain ballooning, memory compression, and host-swapping techniques for memory reclamation when memory is overcommitted
  • Use esxtop to monitor key memory performance metrics

 

Module 9: vCenter Server Performance Optimization

  • Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
  • Use VMware vCenter Server Appliance tools to monitor resource usage

 

Module 10: vCenter Cluster Troubleshooting

  • Identify and recover from problems related to VMware vSphere High Availability
  • Analyze and troubleshoot various types of vSphere vMotion problems related to virtual machine migrations
  • Discuss and recover from VMware vSphere Distributed Resource SchedulerTM problems to achieve proper function and balanced resource use
  • Examine vSphere cluster failure scenarios and possible solutions

 

Module 11: Virtual Machine Troubleshooting

  • 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 seen during VMware tools Installations
  • Examine failure scenarios and provide solutions

 

Module 12: vSphere Security

  • Configure ESXi host access and authorization
  • Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and virtual machines
  • Use VMware Certificate Authority to configure vSphere certificate management
  • Configure vSphere to encrypt virtual machines, core dumps, and VMware vSphere vMotion migrations

 

Module 13: vCenter Server and ESXi Troubleshooting

  • Understand 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
  • Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems.