VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators (VSO)

 

Who should attend

System administrators and operators responsible for ESXi, ESX, or vCenter Server

Prerequisites

System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.

Course Objectives

This hands-on training course explores configuration and management of VMware vSphere™ virtual machines. Upon completion of this course, you should have the skills necessary to work effectively with VMware® virtual machines. The course is based on VMware ESX™ 4.0 and VMware vCenter™ Server 4.0. At the end of the course, you should have an understanding of vSphere 4 capabilities and be able to:

  • Create, deploy, and manage virtual machines
  • Use vCenter Server to monitor virtual machine resource usage
  • Use VMware vCenter Update Manager to apply patches to virtual machines
  • Use VMware vMotion™ and Storage vMotion to migrate virtual machines
  • Troubleshoot problems with virtual machine configuration

Lab exercises are interspersed throughout the course.

Course Content

  • Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Module 2: Introduction to VMware Virtualization
    • Discussion of virtualization and vSphere components
  • Module 3: Virtual Machine Creation and Management
    • Create a virtual machine
    • Install a guest operating system in a virtual machine
    • Install VMware Tools into a Windows guest operating system
    • Enable time synchronization between a virtual machine and the host
    • Create a template
    • Create a template and deploy a virtual machine from it
    • Clone a virtual machine that is powered on
    • Take snapshots of a virtual machine and revert to a snapshot
    • Modify a virtual machine’s disk, memory, and name
    • Manipulate virtual machines in the vCenter Server inventory
    • Delete a virtual machine from disk
    • Add a raw LUN to an existing virtual machine
  • Module 4: Virtual Machine Resource Monitoring
    • Use vCenter Server to monitor CPU utilization
  • Module 5: Using Update Manager to Update Virtual Machines
    • List all patches installed on both your virtual machine and template
    • Create a patch baseline
    • Scan for updates
    • Remediate the virtual machine and template
  • Module 6: Migrating Virtual Machines
    • Verify that your virtual machines’ settings meet vMotion requirements
    • Verify that your ESX host meets vMotion requirements
    • Perform a vMotion migration a virtual machine
    • Perform a Storage vMotion migration a virtual machine
  • Module 7: Troubleshooting Virtual Machines
    • Identify and correct common configuration issues with virtual machines
Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

Price
  • Australia: 2,266.- AUD
 
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