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VMware VSphere 6.5

Duration : 48 Hrs

Virtualization has redefined the way a Datacentre is architected and VMWare has continued to maintain its leadership with a huge market share in todays Virtualized IT Infrastructure space. With its undisputed leadership position over the last several years VMWares Virtualization knowledge has literally become a must know for any Network or System or Storage IT admin. VMwares vSphere 6.5 has enhanced features that sets the direction for others to follow. And RJPs VMWare vSphere 6.5 Datacenter Virtualization course helps aspiring professionals to learn how to Install, Configure, Manage, Optimize, Scale & Troubleshoot vSphere 6.5 components in a Virtualized Datacenter. RJPs VMWare vSphere 6.5 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 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server 6.5 & vSphere Client (Web Client) 6.5

Target Audience

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


Basic knowledge in Windows administration, DNS and Layer 2 Networking

1. Data Center & its Evolution

Introduction to Legacy Datacenter, Virtualized Datacenter, Software Defined Datacenter & Cloud. Describe private, public, and hybrid clouds

Describe where vSphere fits into the Virtualization part of the cloud architecture

Understand Server, Network and Storage virtualization

Understand VMWare redundancy designs & its advantages

2. Installing VMware ESXi Host

Understand VMWares ESXi Hypervisor features

Install and configure ESXi Host using DCUI & vSphere client

3. Using vSphere Web Client to manage the Host & VMs

Understanding virtual machine hardware and virtual machine files

Discuss PCI pass-through, Direct I/O, RDMA and NVMe features

Install a virtual machine on ESXi Host & install Guest OS in the VM

Deploy VM from OVF template

Install VMTools in a Guest VM

Troubleshoot VM & Host issues

4. Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

Create and manage a Standard Virtual Switch (vSS)

Understand & configure multiple virtual switches, kernel ports, VM port groups & NIC teaming

Understand the performance features of network adapters

Understand and configure Switch policies & VLANs

Describe the new TCP/IP stack architecture

Understand the difference between Standard & Distributed switches

Troubleshoot Virtual Switch Configuration Issues

5. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

Understand storage protocols & SAN connectivity Architecture  DAS, FC, FCoE, iSCSI, NFS, VVoL & VSAN

Describe the new features of VMFS 6.5, Describe guest file encryption

Configure iSCSI, NFS, VVoL & VSAN

Create and manage VMFS & NFS datastores

Understand the significance of Software defined Storage in VVoL & VSAN

Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance

Troubleshoot Storage connectivity & Multipathing Issues

 6. VMware vCenter Server

Introduction to vCenter Server architecture & Deployment models

Installing, Backing up and Restoring vCenter Server

Manage vCenter Server inventory objects using vSphere Client & the WebClient

Understand new features including the Enhanced Linked mode & vMotion

Understand backing up & file level restoration using VDP

Understand DR solutions & vSphere Replication Appliance

 7. Managing Virtual Machines

Understand Virtual CPU and memory management in vSphere environment

Understand CPU scheduler operation, NUMA support, Use esxtop to monitor key CPU performance metrics

Explain virtual memory reclamation techniques

Learn to optimize resources using Shares & Reservations

Use Templates and Cloning to deploy new virtual machines

Create and manage virtual machine Snapshots

Configure and manage Resource Pools & vApps. Schedule changes to resource settings

Understand & perform VM vMotion and Storage vMotion migrations

8. Resource Management and Monitoring

Monitor resource usage using vCenter Performance graphs, ESXTOP, Tasks and Alarms

Configure Customised Alarms (event & condition)

Understand vRealize Operations Manager for DC Monitoring and Management

 9. Host Profiles & Autodeploy

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

Describe and use VMware vSphere ESXi Image Builder CLI and vSphere Auto Deploy

10. Patch Management

Install Update Manager and use vSphere Client for ESXi patching

Create patch baselines, Scan, Stage and Remediate hosts

11. VMConvertor

Virtualize an existing Physical Machine into a VM using VMConvertor

12. Role Based Access Control

Privileges, Roles & Permissions

Integrating with Active Directory

Creating Custom Roles for a defined requirement

13. Clustering, High Availability and Fault Tolerance

Understand the advantages & features of a Cluster

Understand Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC)

Understand VMware vSphere High Availability architecture

Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster & vSphere Fault Tolerance

Use vSphere HA advanced parameters

Define clusterwide restart ordering capabilities

Enforce infrastructural or intra-app dependencies during failover

14. Cluster DRS

Enable and manage Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) in a cluster

Configure DRS affinity & anti-affinity rules to control VM movements in the Cluster

Understand Power saving feature (DPM) in a cluster

Describe the new capabilities of proactive vSphere DRS

Evolution of vSphere DRS using predictive data from vRealize Operations Manager

15. Distributed Switch (vDS)

Create and manage a vDS

Migrate host network from vSS to vDS

Understand Advanced Networking features like LACP & Load balancing, DSCP markings in QoS, Netflow & Packet capturing features



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