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VMware VSphere 6.0

Duration : 40 Hrs

Virtualization has redefined the way a Datacentre is architected and VMWare has continued to maintain its leadership with a huge market share in today Virtualized IT Infrastructure space. With its undisputed leadership position over the last several years, VMWare Virtualization knowledge has literally become a must know for any Network or System or Storage IT admin. VMware vSphere 6.0 has enhanced features that sets the direction for others to follow. And RJP VMWare vSphere 6.0 Datacenter Virtualization course helps aspiring professionals to learn how to Install Configure & Manage vSphere 6.0 components and manage a Virtualized Datacenter. RJP  VMWare vSphere 6.0 Training in chennai offers the best conceptual understanding combined with exhaustive hands-on lab and its LEAPP methodology ensures an easy and effective learning for the participants. VMWare certification training courses at RJP Chennai goes beyond just certification syllabus and teaches some of the best practices not covered in a typical training program.

Course Overview

 In this hands-on course, explore the installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere components consisting of ESXi 6.0 and VMware vCenter Server 6.0 & vSphere Client (Web Client) 6.0

Target Audience

This course is ideal for System Administrators, Systems Engineers aspiring to manage cloud / Datacenterenvironments


Basic knowledge in Windows administration, DNS and Layer 2 Networking

1. Data Center & its Evolution

  1. Introduction to Legacy Datacenter, Virtualized Datacenter, Software Defined
  2. Datacenter & Cloud
  3. Describe where vSphere fits into the Virtualization part of the cloud architecture
  4. Understand Server, Network and Storage virtualization
  5. Understand VMWare redundancy designs & its advantages

2. Installing VMware ESXi Host

  1. Understand VMWare’s ESXi Hypervisor features
  2. Install and configure ESXi Host using DCUI & vSphere client

3. Using vSphere Client to manage the Host & VMs

  1. Understanding virtual machine hardware and virtual machine files
  2. Install a virtual machine on ESXi Host & install Guest OS in the VM
  3. Deploy VM from OVF template
  4. Install VMTools in a Guest VM

4. Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

  1. Create and manage a Standard Virtual Switch (vSS)
  2. Understand & configure multiple virtual switches, kernel ports , VM port groups & NIC teaming
  3. Understand and configure Switch policies
  4. Understand the difference between Standard & Distributed switches

5. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

  1. Understand storage protocols & SAN connectivity Architecture – DAS, FC, FCoE, iSCSI, NFS, VVoL & VSAN
  2. Configure iSCSI, NFS, VVoL & VSAN
  3. Create and manage VMFS & NFS datastores
  4. Understand the significance of Software defined Storage in VVoL & VSAN

6. VMware vCenter Server

  1. Introduction to vCenter Server architecture
  2. Understand the Deployment models
  3. Manage vCenter Server inventory objects using vSphere Client & the WebClient
  4. Understand new features including the Enhanced Linked mode & vMotion
  5. Understand backing up & file level restoration using VDP
  6. Understand DR solutions & vSphere Replication Appliance

7. Managing Virtual Machines

  1. Understand Virtual CPU and memory management in vSphere environment
  2. Learn to optimize resources using Shares & Reservations
  3. Use Templates and Cloning to deploy new virtual machines
  4. Create and manage virtual machine Snapshots
  5. Configure and manage Resource Pools & vApps
  6. Understand & perform VM vMotion and Storage vMotion migrations

8. Resource Management and Monitoring

  1. Monitor resource usage using vCenter Performance graphs, Tasks and Alarms
  2. Configure Customised Alarms (event & condition)
  3. Understand vRealize Operations Manager for DC Monitoring and Management

9. Host Profiles

  1. Learn to create Host configurations from a reference host & apply the same to configure another host

10. Patch Management

  1. Install Update Manager and use vSphere Client for ESXi patching
  2. Create patch baselines, Scan, Stage and Remediate hosts

11. VMConvertor

  1. Virtualize an existing Physical Machine into a VM using VMConvertor

12. Clustering, High Availability and Fault Tolerance

  1. Understand the advantages & features of a Cluster
  2. Understand Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC)
  3. Understand VMware vSphere High Availability architecture
  4. Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster & vSphere Fault Tolerance

13. Scalability

  1. Enable and manage Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) in a cluster
  2. Configure DRS affinity & anti-affinity rules to control VM movements in the Cluster
  3. Understand Power saving feature (DPM) in a cluster

14. Distributed Switch (vDS)

  1. Create and manage a vDS
  2. Migrate host network from vSS to vDS
  3. Understand Advanced Networking features like LACP & Load balancing, DSCP markings in QoS, Netflow & Packet capturing features

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