Training VMware VSphere: Transition to ESXi – 2 days

Class overview :

This hands-on training course covers the requirements and effects of transitioning your VMware vSphere environment to VMware ESXi. It provides the knowledge and skills necessary to make fundamental design decisions and successfully add ESXi to a deployed vSphere environment. The course is based on ESXi 4.1.

Class goals :

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Analyze ESXi and its benefits for your environment
  • Identify ESXi installation and configuration procedures
  • Use scripted installations for large-scale ESXi deployments
  • Employ scripting interfaces to manage ESXi

Content of VMware vSphere: Transition to ESXi

Module 1: Course Introduction

Module 2: Working with VMware ESXi

  • Identify differences between ESX and ESXi
  • Recognize tasks and procedures when moving to ESXi

Module 3: Installing and Configuring VMware ESXi

  • Analyze ESXi Installable and ESXi Embedded
  • Install and configure ESXi Installable and ESXi Embedded
  • Recognize the steps for upgrading to ESXi

Module 4: Performing Management Tasks

  • Identify hardware monitoring techniques
  • Discuss system management and backup methodology
  • Distinguish the log files
  • Recognize security methodologies
  • Employ file management practices
  • Perform basic troubleshooting with the direct console user interface

Module 5: Large-Scale Deployment of VMware ESXi

  • Identify scripted installation programs for ESXi (SDK and Weasel)
  • Analyze the commands to perform scripted installation
  • Discuss best practices for large-scale deployment

Module 6: Using Scripting Interfaces

  • Identify the scripting interfaces for ESXi
  • Discuss primary scripting interfaces
  • Install VMware vSphere Management Assistant
  • Identify differences between commands used with ESX and those used with ESXi
  • Recognize custom commands and how to substitute VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface commands or vSphere PowerCLI cmdlets for them
VMware VSphere 4
Training VMware VSphere 4

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
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