Course Description

A hands on approach to building a VMware cluster from scratch. Taking bare metal through to a full deployment of a VMware ESXi 6.0, vCenter 6.0 management server and connecting this environment to an iSCSI/NFS target.

Designing and building a highly available platform to run virtual machines. Real life experiences and expertise given from on the job experience.

Course Pre-requisites

Delegates should be confident of supporting a Windows environment.

Course Outline

Day 1
Introduction to VMware Virtualization
- Virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components
- Server, network, and storage virtualization
- VSphere and the cloud architecture
- Install and use vSphere user interface
Installing VMware vSphere 6 Components
- Introduce ESXi Installable installation
- Introduce vCenter Server installation
- Additional vCenter Server module installation
Virtual Machines
- Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
- Deploy a single virtual machine and virtual machine appliance
VMware vCenter Server Appliance
- Deploy a vCenter Server appliance
- View and create vCenter Server inventory objects
Configure and Manage Virtual Networks
- Describe, create, and manage a standard virtual switch
- Describe and modify standard virtual switch properties

Day 2
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
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
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
- Configuring Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
- Using VMware HA and DRS together
Patch Management
- Manage ESXi patching and patch compliance using vCenter Update Manager

Course outline in pdf format

 
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Details

Length:   2 days

Cost:   £594 per person (£495 + VAT)

Trainer:   Asif Malik

Contact:  info@itmasterclasses.com

Book now for 15/05/2017

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