VMware vSphere 7 Virtualization

VMware Virtualization online training in US

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Best VMware virtualization training India, Pimpri Chinchwad, India

Server virtualization is a hot topic in IT because of the potential for saving money on physical hardware, electricity and cooling. With VMware server virtualization, a hypervisor (ESXi) is installed on the physical server to allow for multiple virtual machines (VMs) to run on the same physical server.

In this course, your trainer Manoj will cover the ESXi 7 host and vCenter 7 server administration. He will cover the installation, configuration and management of multiple ESXi hosts, and all dependent components (like VMs, storage and networking) from a single centralized location.

Prerequisite

  • Earlier experience in Linux or Windows server is required
  • Know the networking services like DNS, DHCP, File server, etc. at least theoretically
  • Recommended: Windows Server administration knowledge.
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This course covers following topics:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Virtualization & VMware ESXi
  • Why VMware?
  • What is Virtualization?
  • What is a Hypervisor?
  • What is VMware vSphere?
  • What is VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi)?
  • Managing ESXi Remotely: clients
  • VMware vSphere 7 Editions and licensing Overview
  • vSphere 7.0 Configuration Limits
  • Understanding ESXi Architecture
  • ESXi Hardware Requirements
  • Installing ESXi host
  • Setting Up ESXi using DCUI (Direct Console User Interface)
  • Connect and Configure the host
  • Labs:
    • Lab 1: Install ESXi host
    • Lab 2: View and configure the host setting from DCUI
    • Lab 3: Configure Windows server DNS and using Host Client
Chapter 2: Creating and managing VMs
  • Working with Virtual Machines
  • Understanding Virtual Machine files
  • Virtual Machine Components
  • VM Hardware Available Virtual Machines
  • Virtual hard disk Provisioning option
  • Virtual Machine Lifecycle
  • Deploying OVF and OVA Templates
  • Labs:
    • Lab 4: Upload an operating system .iso image to the host datastore
    • Lab 5: Create a VM and install guest OS
    • Lab 6: Install VMware Tools in the guest VM
    • Lab 7: importing and exporting VM – using the OVF format
Chapter 3: Installing & configuring vCenter Server
  • What is vCenter Server?
  • Overview of the vCenter Server Appliance
  • vCenter Server Architecture
  • vCenter Server Components and Services
  • vCenter Enhanced Linked Mode
  • Deploying the vCenter Server Appliance
  • Hardware Requirements for the vCenter Server Appliance
  • vSphere Client Software Requirements
  • Preparing for Deployment of the vCenter Server Appliance
  • Deployment of the vCenter Server Appliance
  • What is the vSphere Client?
  • Inventory View & Global Inventory Lists 
  • What is a datacenter?
  • Adding a host
  • Labs:
    • Lab 8: Installing vCenter Server Appliance
    • Lab 9: Connect and configure the vCenter Server using Appliance Management portal
    • Lab 10: Working with vCenter Server
Chapter 4: Managing VMs - Part 1 Using Folders, Manage inventory and VM hardware
  • Organizing Your Inventory
  • Using folders
  • Creating a new virtual machine
  • Unregister or register VM from the vCenter Server Inventory
  • Modify and add a virtual machine’s hardware
  • Labs:
    • Lab 11: Creating Folders for storing hosts, VMs and templates objects
    • Lab 12: Create a VM & Install Guest OS
    • Lab 13: Installing VMware Tools on a Windows Virtual Machine
    • Lab 14: Importing VM from the OVA/OVA
    • Lab 15: Unregister or register VM from the vCenter Server Inventory
    • Lab 16: Modify and add a virtual machine’s hardware
Chapter 5: Managing VMs - Part 2 VM Snapshots, Templates, Clones and content library
  • VM snapshot management
  • Taking a Snapshot
  • VM snapshot types
  • VM Templates and Clones
  • Create Customization Specifications
  • What is a content library?
  • Labs:
    • Lab 17: Take and revert Snapshots
    • Lab 18: Using VM Clones
    • Lab 19: Create Customization Specifications
    • Lab 20: Create VM template
    • Lab 21: Using VM template and Customization Specifications
    • Lab 22: Using content library
Chapter 6: Managing vApp and Resource Pools
  • Managing Multi-Tiered Applications with vSphere vApp
  • Resource management overview
  • Configuring Resource Allocation Settings
  • Resource Allocation Shares
  • Resource Allocation Reservation
  • Resource Allocation Limit
  • What is a resource pool?
  • Creating resource pools
  • Labs:
    • Lab 23: Creating and managing vApp
    • Lab 24: Create and manage Resource Pools
Chapter 7: Monitoring using Events, Alarms and Performance charts
  • View and download System Logs.
  • Events
  • Alarms
  • Preconfigured/Default alarms
  • Types of Alarm triggers
  • Performance charts
  • Labs:
    • Lab 25: Download log bundle for vCenter server
    • Lab 26: Configuring vCenter Server email Notifications
    • Lab 27: Monitoring the host Performance
    • Lab 28: Monitoring the VM Performance
Chapter 8: Managing Virtual Network: Standard and Distributed switches
  • Understanding Virtual network in VMware vSphere
  • Key terms
  • Standard switches: Virtual switch configuration for a single host
  • Create a vSphere Standard Switch
  • What to do next
  • vSphere Standard Switch Properties
  • Configuring Policies on vSphere switches
  • Traffic Shaping Policy
  • Teaming and failover policy
  • Distributed switches: virtual switch across all associated hosts
  • Distributed Switch Architecture
  • Create a vSphere Distributed Switch
  • Labs:
    • Lab 29: Creating vSwitch and port group
    • Lab 30: Creating and configuring Distributed switch
Chapter 9: Configuring and Managing Storage Devices
  • Understanding Storage Virtualization
  • Types of Physical Storage
  • Understanding Local Storage
  • Understanding Networked Storage
  • What is Storage Area Network(SAN)
  • Fibre Channel (FC) SAN
  • Internet SCSI (iSCSI) SAN
  • Setting Up iSCSI Adapters
  • Networking with iSCSI
  • Network-attached Storage (NAS)
  • Working with Datastores
  • Understanding VMFS Datastores
  • Labs:
    • Lab 31: Installing 2nd ESXi host
    • Lab 32: Renaming local datastores on your hosts
    • Lab 33: Configure access to an NAS (NFS) shared storage
    • Lab 34: Accessing SAN storage (connect to iSCSI target)
    • Lab 35: Managing VMFS: SAN data storage on the hosts
Chapter 10: Migrating VMs: vMotion and Storage vMotion
  • How to reduce planned downtime?
  • Migration of a VM
  • Migration Types
  • vSphere vMotion
  • How vMotion Migration Works?
  • vMotion Migration options
  • Host and VM Configuration for vMotion
  • Labs:
    • Lab 36: Migrating VM and its storage (vMotion & Storage vMotion)
Chapter 11: vSphere HA and DRS cluster
  • vSphere Availability: Business Continuity and Minimizing Downtime
  • Preventing Unplanned Downtime
  • vSphere HA Provides Rapid Recovery from Outages
  • vSphere HA advantages over traditional failover solutions:
  • How vSphere HA Works?
  • Primary and Secondary (aka Master and Slave Hosts)
  • Network and datastore heartbeats
  • Determining Responses to Host Issues
  • vSphere HA Admission Control
  • vSphere HA Checklist
  • Creating a vSphere HA Cluster
  • Configuring vSphere Availability Settings
  • Providing Fault Tolerance for Virtual Machines
  • How FT works?
  • Preparing Your Cluster and Hosts for Fault Tolerance
  • Enable Fault Tolerance
  • Test Failover
  • Using vSphere HA and DRS Together
  • vSphere Cluster Services (vCLS)
  • Create a Cluster
  • Adding Hosts to a Cluster
  • Adding Virtual Machines to a Cluster
  • Managing Power Resources: Distributed Power Management (DPM)
  • vSphere DRS Affinity Rules
  • Labs:
    • Lab 37: Using vSphere High Availability cluster (HA cluster)
    • Lab 38: Implementing vSphere DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler) cluster
Chapter 12: vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vSphere Update Manager - VUM in old version)
  • vSphere Lifecycle Manager
  • Using the vSphere Lifecycle Manager
  • vSphere Lifecycle Manager Compliance View
  • vSphere Lifecycle Manager Operations
  • Baselines and Images
  • Comparison Between Baselines and Images
  • Updating hosts in a cluster using image
  • Using the Update planner tool
  • Update planner Reports
  • VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics
  • Labs:
    • Lab 39: Updating hosts using baseline
    • Lab 40 : Using Update planner tool
After completing this training, you can appear following VMware exams:
  • VMware Certified Technical Associate - Data Center Virtualization (VCTA-DCV) Exam:
    • Duration: 135 minutes
    • Number of Questions: 51
    • Passing Score: 300
    • Format: Single and Multiple Choice, proctored exam delivered through Pearson VUE.
    • Exam fee: $125 USD
    • Optional exam: This exam is optional and not required for VCP-DCV 7.
  • VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization Ver. 7 (VCP-DCV) exam:
    • Duration: 130 minutes
    • Number of Questions: 70
    • Passing Score: 300
    • Format: Single and Multiple Choice, proctored exam delivered through Pearson VUE. F
    • Exam fee: $250 USD

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