Training VMware VSphere 5: Automation fast track – 5 days

Class overview :

This fast-paced, extended-hour, lab-intensive course includes the content of the VMware vSphere 5: Install, configure and Manager and are vSphere: Automation with vSphere PowerCLI courses.

Class goals :

At the end of the course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Install and configure ESXi
  • Install and configure vCenter Server components
  • Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage using vCenter Server
  • Deploy, manage, and migrate virtual machines
  • Manage user access to the VMware infrastructure
  • Use vCenter Server to monitor resource usage
  • Use vCenter Server to increase scalability
  • Use VMware vCenter Update Manager to apply ESXi patches
  • Use vCenter Server to manage higher availability and data protection
  • Automate VMware ESX™ configuration
  • Automate provisioning virtual machines
  • Automate virtual machine configuration changes
  • Automate cluster operations
  • Automate reportings

Content of VMware vSphere 5: Automation Fast Track

VMware Virtualization

  • Virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components
  • Server, network, and storage virtualization concepts
  • Where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture
  • Install and use vSphere user interfaces

Virtual Machines

  • Virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
  • Deploy a single virtual machine and virtual machine appliance

VMware vCenter Server

  • vCenter Server and database requirements
  • vCenter Server architecture
  • Deploy a vCenter Server appliance
  • View and create vCenter Server inventory objects

Configure and Manage Virtual Networks

  • Create and manage a standard virtual switch
  • Modify standard virtual switch properties

Configure and Manage vSphere Storage

  • Configure ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Create and manage vSphere datastores
  • Configure, deploy, and manage the VMware Virtual Storage Appliance

Virtual Machine Management

  • Deploy virtual machines using templates, cloning, and VMware vCenter Converter™
  • Modify and manage virtual machines
  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Perform VMware vMotion® and Storage vMotion migrations

Access and Authentication Control

  • Control user access through roles and permissions
  • Configure and manage the ESXi firewall
  • Integrate ESXi with Active Directory
  • vShield Zones

Resource Management and Monitoring

  • Control virtual machine access to CPU, memory, and I/O resources
  • VMkernel methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
  • Monitor resource usage using vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms

Data Protection

  • Strategies for backing up ESXi hosts
  • Backup/recovery APIs
  • Strategies for backing up virtual machines

High Availability and Fault Tolerance

  • Configure and manage a VMware High Availability (HA) cluster
  • Configure fault-tolerant virtual machines using VMware Fault Tolerance

Scalability

  • Configure and manage a VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) cluster
  • Configure Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
  • Using VMware HA and DRS together

Patch Management

  • Manage ESXi patching and patch compliance using vCenter Update Manager
  • Installing VMware vSphere 5 Components
  • ESXi Installable installation
  • vCenter Server installation
  • Additional vCenter Server module installation

Introduction to vSphere PowerCLI

  • Main vSphere PowerCLI Object
  • Main commandlets in vSphere PowerCLI
  • Connect to a vSphere infrastructure
  • Get help for commandlets

Automating ESX Host Configuration

  • Automate configuration of virtual switches on ESX hosts
  • Automate configuration of datastores on ESX hosts

Virtual Machine Provisioning, Configuration, and Protection

  • Automate creation of virtual machines
  • Change virtual machine settings programmatically
  • Run vSphere PowerCLI scripts in virtual machines
  • Automate virtual machine protection

Automating Cluster Operations

  • Automate virtual machine storage migration
  • Automate VMware vMotion™
  • Create a VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler/VMware High Availability cluster
  • Automate cluster configuration
  • Automate resource pool creation and configuration
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  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
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  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
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