VMware vSphere V5.1: Skills for Operators

מק"ט: #4432 | משך קורס: 16 שעות אק'

VMware vSphere®: Skills for Operators is a two-day technical classroom training course designed to help the operators and administrators to create and manage virtual machines. This two-day lecture and lab course will help students gain the skills required to work effectively with VMware® virtual machines. This course is based on VMware® vSphere ESXi™ 5.1 and VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.1.
After completing this course, students may enroll for other advanced vSphere courses. Go to http://www.vmware.com/education for options.

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By the end of the course, you should understand vSphere 5.1 functions and features and be able to do the following:

  • Describe virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components.
  • Describe the concepts of server, network, and storage virtualization.
  • Deploy, configure, and manage, and virtual machines.
  • Use vCenter Server to monitor virtual machine resource usage.
  • Use VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machines.
  • Secure virtual machines.
  • Troubleshoot problems with virtual machine configuration.


קהל יעד

  • Operators responsible for vSphere ESXi and vCenter Server management

תנאי קדם

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.


1 Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course goals and objectives
  • Introduce virtualization


2 Introduction to VMware Virtualization

  • Describe VMware virtualization
  • Describe components and features of vSphere 5.1
  • Describe a VMware virtual machine
  • Identify the benefits of using a virtual machine


3 Using VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client

  • Describe VMware vSphere® Client™
  • Describe VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Navigate through vCenter Server using vSphere Web Client


4 Virtual Machines: Creation and Management

  • Describe virtual machine components
  • Create a virtual machine
  • Install guest operating system and VMware tools
  • Describe cloning and Templates
  • Clone a virtual machine and a template
  • Describe an OVF template
  • Deploy an OVF template
  • Customize the guest operating system
  • Configure virtual machine hardware
  • Configure virtual machine options
  • Register and unregister a virtual machine in vCenter Server
  • Describe a snapshot
  • Take, restore, consolidate, and delete a snapshot


5 Virtual Machine Resource Monitoring

  • Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts
  • Describe methods for optimizing CPU, memory, and disk usage
  • Describe VMware® vCenter™ Operations Manager™
  • Use vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms to monitor virtual machine resource usage
  • Describe and monitor tasks
  • Describe, monitor, and manage events
  • Describe, monitor, manage, and acknowledge alarms


6 Managing Multitiered Applications Using VMware vSphere® vApp(s)™

  • Describe vSphere vApp(s)
  • Create, edit, and manage vApp
  • Clone a vApp
  • Manage power status of vApp


7 Migrating Virtual Machines

  • Describe and use cold migration to migrate a virtual machine
  • Verify host and virtual machine requirements for vSphere vMotion
  • Migrate a virtual machine with vSphere vMotion
  • Migrate virtual machine storage with vSphere Storage vMotion
  • Describe CPU compatibility with EVC
  • Describe VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ (DRS)
  • List DRS affinity rules


8 Securing Virtual Machines

  • Describe virtual machine protection
  • Configure logging levels for the Guest Operating System
  • Manage copy and paste options
  • Manage guest operating system writes to Host memory


9 Troubleshooting Virtual Machines

  • Discuss a general troubleshooting philosophy and methodology
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine problems
  • Troubleshoot vSphere Client problems
  • Introduce a general guideline for virtual machine backups
  • Introduce VMware vSphere® High Availability


Appendix A: Using Update Manager

  • Describe VMware vSphere® Update Manager™
  • Scan and update virtual machines and templates
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