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It is recommended, but not required, that students have the following knowledge and skills:

System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.


Who Should Attend

System administrators

System engineers


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Attention: Not a VMWARE parter course


This course takes you from introductory to advanced VMware vSphere management skills. Learn Installation and configuration plus develop the advanced skills needed to manage and maintain a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will install, configure, and optimize vSphere 6.5. You will explore the features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure, and discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size using vSphere 6.5, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server® 6.5.

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Describe the software-defined data center
•  Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines
•  Describe the vCenter Server architecture
•  Deploy VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
•  Back up and restore vCenter Server
•  Deploy vCenter Server Appliance to be highly available
•  Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
•  Configure and manage the vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere®
Web Client
•  Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
•  Use vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability
•  Use vCenter Server to manage various types of storage
•  Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
•  Perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server
•  Create a vApp
•  Describe and use the content library
•  Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
•  Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
•  Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
•  Manage VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
•  Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual
machines and perform data recovery
•  Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
•  Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform upgrades
•  Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
•  Configure and use virtual machine storage policies
•  Configure VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control
•  Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™
•  Encrypt virtual machines for additional security