This intense, hands-on, training course is a blend of the vSphere: Optimize & Scale and vSphere Troubleshooting classes; it brings the best of each of these advanced courses into a single unique offering that equips experienced VMware administrators with the knowledge to effectively optimize and troubleshoot vSphere at an expert level. It also provides excellent preparation for vSphere certifications such as the VCP-DCV, VCAP-DCA and the VCIX-DCV.Mer information & fakta
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Configure and manage vSphere networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise.
• Manage changes to the vSphere environment.
• Optimize the performance of all vSphere components.
• Use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell and VMware vSphere® Management Assistant to manage vSphere
• Use VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™ to provision ESXi hosts.
• Harden the vSphere environment against security threats.
• Use the VMware vSphere® Web Client, the command-line interface, and log files to diagnose and correct problems in vSphere.
• Troubleshoot networking, storage, vCenter Server, ESXi host, vSphere cluster, vMotion® & virtual machine issues.
1+ years hands on experience with vSphere.
Introductions and course logistics
Course goals and objectives
Performance in a Virtual Environment
vSphere performance troubleshooting methodology
Software and hardware virtualization techniques and their effects on performance.
Use vSphere performance monitoring tools
Adding the VMware Management Assistant to an Active Directory environment
Using commands to interrogate your vSphere environment
Locating important log files
Gathering log bundles for technical support
Describe the features and benefits of VMware Platform Services Controller™
Configure ESXi host access and authorization
Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and virtual machines
Upgrade ESXi and vCenter Server instances
Create, configure, and manage vSphere distributed switches
Migrate virtual machines from standard switches to distributed switches
Explain distributed switch features such as private VLANs, VMware vSphere® Network I/O Control, port mirroring, LACP, QoS tagging, and NetFlow
Explain the performance features of network adapters
Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
Monitor key network performance metrics
Use vSphere Management Assistant to manage virtual network configurations
Troubleshoot common network performance problems
Troubleshooting standard switch issues
Troubleshooting virtual machine network connectivity issues
Troubleshooting management network connectivity issues
Troubleshooting distributed switch issues
Explain vSphere storage APIs for array integration and storage awareness
Configure and assign virtual machine storage policies
Configure VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ and VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control
Create and use virtual volumes in vSphere.
Diagnose storage access problems
Explain how storage protocols, VMware vSphere® VMFS configuration, load balancing, and queuing affect performance
Configure vSphere® Flash Read Cache™
Monitor key storage performance metrics
Troubleshoot common storage performance problems
Troubleshooting LUN connectivity issues
Troubleshooting multi pathing issues
Explain the CPU scheduler operation, NUMA support, and other features that affect CPU performance
Monitor key CPU performance metrics
Troubleshoot common CPU performance problems
Explain ballooning, memory compression, and host swapping techniques for memory reclamation when memory is overcommitted
Monitor key memory performance metrics
Troubleshoot common memory performance problems
VM and Cluster Optimization
Describe guidelines for optimizing virtual machine configuration
Discuss how vGPU usage affects virtual machine performance
Discuss guidelines for using resource allocation settings & resource pools.
Discuss guidelines for using vSphere DRS clusters
Troubleshoot common vSphere cluster problems
Troubleshooting vSphere cluster issues
Troubleshooting vSphere vMotion issues
Troubleshooting virtual machine state issues
Troubleshooting VMware® Tools™ installation issues
Troubleshooting VMware snapshot issues
Troubleshooting virtual machine power-on issues
Host Management and Scalability
Describe and use host profiles
Define and use content libraries
Use VMware vSphere® PowerCLI™
Use Virtual Machine Converter
Use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Image Builder CLI and vSphere Auto Deploy
vCenter Server & ESXi Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting vCenter Server & ESXi issues