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VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5] - ESXi 6.5 and vCenter Server 6.5
Foundational course required for understanding all VMware Data Center technologies (Cloud, Network Virtualization, Desktop & Mobility):
•  Learn vSphere Virtualization platform concepts, architecture, deployment and management skills.
•  Gain a strong understanding of the core platform on which to establish a Software-Defined Data Center and/or private/hybrid cloud.

- Formats: Classroom
- Length: 5 Days

This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 6.5, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server® 6.5. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size. It is the foundation for most other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

Product Alignment:
•  ESXi 6.5
•  vCenter Server 6.5

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Describe the software-defined data center
•  Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
•  Deploy an ESXi host
•  Deploy VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
•  Use a local content library as an ISO store and deploy a virtual machine
•  Describe vCenter Server architecture
•  Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
•  Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware Host Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client
•  Describe virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
•  Configure standard switch policies
•  Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, iSCSI, and RDM
•  Examine the features and functions of Fibre Channel and VMware vSAN™ 
•  Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
•  Create, clone, and deploy a vApp
•  Describe and use the content library
•  Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
•  Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
•  Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
•  Use esxtop to identify and solve performance issues 
•  Discuss the VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster architecture
•  Configure vSphere HA
•  Manage vSphere HA and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
•  Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery
•  Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
•  Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations
This course prepares you for the following certification:
 •  VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)
Intended Audience:            
•  System administrators
•  System engineer
Intended for IT Professionals with little or no vSphere knowledge
An understanding of VMware technologies as taught in the free Data Center Virtualization e-learning course (http://mylearn.vmware.com/mgrReg/courses.cfm?ui=www_edu&a=det&id_course=...) will be helpful.
This course requires the following prerequisites:
 •  System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
1. Course Introduction

•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives
•  Describe the content of this course
•  Gain a complete picture of the VMware certification system
•  Familiarize yourself with the benefits of the VMware Education Learning Zone
•  Identify additional resources
2. Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center

•  Describe the topology of a physical data center
•  Explain the vSphere virtual infrastructure
•  Define the files and components of virtual machines
•  Describe the benefits of using virtual machines
•  Explain the similarities and differences between physical architectures and virtual architectures
•  Define the purpose of ESXi
•  Define the purpose of vCenter Server
•  Explain the software-defined data center
•  Describe private, public, and hybrid clouds
3. Creating Virtual Machines

•  Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
•  Identify the files that make up a virtual machine
•  Discuss the latest virtual machine hardware and its features
•  Describe virtual machine CPU, memory, disk, and network resource usage
•  Explain the importance of VMware Tools™
•  Discuss PCI pass-through, Direct I/O, remote direct memory access, and NVMe
•  Deploy and configure virtual machines and templates
•  Identify the virtual machine disk format
4. vCenter Server

•  Introduce the vCenter Server architecture
•  Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
•  Use vSphere Web Client
•  Back up and restore vCenter Server
•  Examine vCenter Server permissions and roles
•  Explain the vSphere HA architectures and features
•  Examine the new vSphere authentication proxy
•  Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses
•  Access and navigate the new vSphere clients
5. Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

•  Describe, create, and manage standard switches
•  Configure virtual switch security and load-balancing policies
•  Contrast and compare vSphere distributed switches and standard switches
•  Describe the virtual switch connection types
•  Describe the new TCP/IP stack architecture
•  Use VLANs with standard switches
6. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

•  Introduce storage protocols and storage device types
•  Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
•  Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores
•  Describe the new features of VMFS 6.5
•  Introduce vSAN
•  Describe guest file encryption
7. Virtual Machine Management

•  Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines
•  Modify and manage virtual machines
•  Clone a virtual machine
•  Upgrade virtual machine hardware to version 12
•  Remove virtual machines from the vCenter Server inventory and datastore
•  Customize a new virtual machine using customization specification files
•  Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
•  Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
•  Create, clone, and export vApps
•  Introduce the types of content libraries and how to deploy and use them

8. Resource Management and Monitoring

•  Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts
•  Explain virtual memory reclamation techniques
•  Describe virtual machine overcommitment and resource competition
•  Configure and manage resource pools
•  Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
•  Use various tools to monitor resource usage
•  Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events
•  Describe and deploy resource pools
•  Set reservations, limits, and shares
•  Describe expandable reservations
•  Schedule changes to resource settings
•  Create, clone, and export vApps
•  Use vCenter Server performance charts and esxtop to analyze vSphere performance

9. vSphere HA, vSphere Fault Tolerance, and Protecting Data

•  Explain the vSphere HA architecture
•  Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
•  Use vSphere HA advanced parameters
•  Define clusterwide restart ordering capabilities
•  Enforce infrastructural or intra-app dependencies during failover
•  Describe vSphere HA heartbeat networks and datastore heartbeats
•  Introduce vSphere Fault Tolerance
•  Enable vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machines
•  Support vSphere Fault Tolerance interoperability with vSAN
•  Examine enhanced consolidation of vSphere Fault Tolerance virtual machines
•  Introduce vSphere Replication
•  Use vSphere Data Protection to back up and restore data

10. vSphere DRS

•  Describe the functions and benefits of a vSphere DRS cluster
•  Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster
•  Work with affinity and anti-affinity rules
•  Describe the new capabilities for what-if analysis and proactive vSphere DRS
•  Highlight the evolution of vSphere DRS using predictive data from VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™
•  Perform preemptive actions to prepare for CPU or memory changes
•  Describe the vCenter Server embedded vSphere Update Manager, VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Image Builder CLI, and VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy capabilities
•  Use vSphere HA and vSphere DRS together for business continuity

11. vSphere Update Manager

•  Describe the new vSphere Update Manager architecture, components, and capabilities
•  Use vSphere Update Manager to manage ESXi, virtual machine, and vApp patching
•  Install vSphere Update Manager and the vSphere Update Manager plug-in
•  Create patch baselines
•  Use host profiles to manage host configuration compliance
•  Scan and remediate hosts