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VMWARE TRAINING COURSE CONTENT :

1. OVERVIEW OF VIRTUALIZATION INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Virtualization explained
  • comparison between VMware virtualization and traditional PC deployments
  • Common points in PC Server management
  • How virtualization effectively directs common IT issues
  • VMware vSphere software products

2. INSTALLATION, CONFIGURE ESXI 5.5 INSTALLABLE

  • Understanding ESXi
  • Preparing, validating and Selecting your server
  • Disks and partitions, Storage controllers
  • Software installation and best practices
  • Joining ESXi to a Domain
  • First look at the VMware vSphere Client

3. PHYSICAL AND VIRTUAL NETWORKING

  • Virtual Network standard and distributed virtual Switches
  • Virtual Switches, Ports and Port Groups
  • VMkernel ports Creation
  • Creating, sizing and customizing Virtual Switches

4. NAS SHARED STORAGE

  • Benefits Shared Storage offer to Virtual Infrastructure
  • Shared Storage options
  • Overview of NFS
  • Configuring ESX to use NFS Shares
  • NFS connections Troubleshoot

5. VIRTUAL MACHINES AND VIRTUAL HARDWARE

  • VM virtual hardware, options and limits
  • Creating and Sizing a new VM
  • Assigning, modifying and removing Virtual Hardware
  • Working with a VM’s BIOS
  • VMware remote console applications
  • Installation of OS into a VM
  • Installing Driver and customizing

6. CENTER SERVER AND THE NEXT GENERATION WEB CLIENT

  • The need for Identity Source management
  • Install and configure the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA)
  • Connecting to other identity sources and Active Directory
  • Overview of vCenter features , components and licensing
  • VCenter’s inventory views Organizing
  • Importing ESX hosts into vCenter management
  • Using and Installing the vSphere Next Generation vSphere Client (NGC)

7. VM RAPID DEPLOYMENT USING CLONES AND TEMPLATES

  • Templates – Virtual Machine Golden Master images
  • Creating, modifying, updating and working with Templates
  • Refreshing and Patching Templates
  • Cloning one time copies of VMs
  • Best practices for templating and cloning
  • Adding and resizing virtual disks

8. ESXI AND VCENTER PERMISSION MODEL

  • VMware Security model
  • Configuring groups and local users
  • Managing local permissions
  • vCenter security model
  • Domain, Local and Active Directory users and groups
  • How permissions are applied

9. USING FIBER AND ISCSI SHARED STORAGE

  • Overview of Fiber SAN
  • using and Fiber Host Bus Adapters
  • Scanning and Rescanning Fiber SANs
  • Overview of iSCSI
  • Physical and Virtual ISCSI adapters
  • Connecting to iSCSI storage
  • Scanning and rescanning iSCSI SANS
  • Redundancy and Performance considerations and best practices

10. VMWARE FILE SYSTEM (VMFS)

  • Unique file system properties of VMFS
  • Managing shared Volumes
  • Creating new VMFS partitions
  • VMFS capacity Managing with LUN expansion and LUN spanning
  • 3rd party and Native Multipathing with iSCSI SANs and Fiber
  • VMFS performance considerations
11. RESOURCE POOLS AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

  • How ESX delivers resources to VMs
  • Reservations, Limits and Shares
  • CPU resource scheduling
  • Memory resource scheduling
  • Resource Pools

12. ESX AND VCENTER ALARMS

  • Alarm categories and definitions
  • Creating actions and custom alarms
  • Reviewing alarms and acknowledging them

13. HOST PROFILES

  • Host Profiles Using to capture an ESXi host configuration
  • Perform configuration compliance scans
  • Re mediating out of compliance configuration issues
  • Rapid ESXi host configuration/deployment with Host Profiles

14. CONSOLIDATION WITH VCENTER CONVERTER STANDALONE

  • Overview of vCenter Converter
  • Converting virtual machines, OS Images and physical machines
  • Physical machines to virtual machines Cold migrations
  • Physical machines to virtual machines hot migrations

15. BACK UP, RECOVERY WITH VMWARE DATA RECOVERY

  • Cons and Pro’s of traditional back up strategies
  • VMs Backing up with VMware Data Recovery
  • ESXi server configuration Backing and restoring
  • Third party VM backup solutions

16. VM HOT AND COLD MIGRATION, STORAGE VMOTION

  • Cold Migrations to new datastores,  ESX hosts
  • Hot Migrations with VMotion
  • VMotion dependencies and requirements
  • How VMotion works – detailed explanation
  • VMotion Troubleshoot
  • VMotion Storage for hot VM disk migrations

17. LOAD BALANCING W. DISTRIBUTED RESOURCE SCHEDULER

  • Delegated resource management with Resource Pools
  • Resource balanced clusters with VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • DRS Cluster configuration and tuning
  • Per-VM cluster policy overrides

18. FAILURE RECOVERY WITH HIGH AVAILABILITY CLUSTERS

  • Availability options to minimize unplanned down time
  • VMware High Availability clusters
  • VMware Fault Tolerance

19. PATCH MANAGEMENT WITH VMWARE UPDATE MANAGER

  • Configuration and enabling VMware Update Manager
  • Establishing a patch baseline
  • Patching ESXi hosts and Verifying compliance

20. VMWARE REPLICATION

  • Time Establishing to Recovery requirements
  • SAN LUN replication Overview and VMware Site Recovery Manager
  • Install and configure VMware Replication for individual VM replication
  • Replicating a VM
  • Recovering a replicated VM

21. MANAGING SCALABILITY AND PERFORMANCE

  • Memory resource management mechanisms and VMkernel CPU
  • Tuning VM storage I/O performance
  • Identifying, resolving resource contention
  • Monitoring VM and ESX host performance
  • Capacity planning and Performance strategies

22. FINAL THOUGHTS

  • Consolidation guidelines for Storage and VMs
  • Determining which workloads to consolidate
  • Other considerations