VM Ware

Duration of Training : 6 weekends

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Virtualized Data Center

  • Introduce components of the virtualized data center
  • Host, VM, Virtual Center, VMNic, VMware Update Manager
  • Install and use vSphere Client

Installing VMware Components

  • Introduce ESXi installation
  • Describe boot-from-SAN requirements
  • Introduce vCenter Server deployment options
  • Describe vCenter Server hardware,software and database requirements
  • Install vCenter Server (Windows based)

Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

  • Describe, create, and manage a standard switch
  • Describe and modify standard switch properties
  • Configure virtual switch load-balancing algorithms

VMware vCenter Server & Differences between Virtual Center Server 4.1 , 5.1 & 5.5

  • Installation of windows 2008 R2 for Virtual Center Server
  • Installation of SQL 2008 Data Base
  • Creation of Data Base for SSO, Virtual Center server VMWare Update Manager
  • Creation of DSN Links for Virtual Center Update Manager
  • Installation of SSO
  • Installation of Inventory services
  • Installation of Web Client
  • Installation of Virtual Center Server
  • Installation of Vsphere Client

Patch Management

  • Installation of VMWare update manager
  • Configuration of Update manager
  • Security patches installation through Update manager
  • Create patch baselines
  • Scan and remediate hosts

Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

  • Introduce storage protocols and device names
  • Configure ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Create and manage vSphere datastores

Creating Virtual Machines

  • Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
  • Virtual Hard Disk Types
  • Deploy a single virtual machine

Virtual Machine Management

  • Use templates and cloning to deploy virtual machines
  • Modify and manage virtual machines
  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
  • Requirement of vMotion and storage vMotion
  • Create a VMware vSphere® vApp™

High Availability and Fault Tolerance

  • Introduce the new vSphere High Availability architecture
  • Control policy of HA
  • Configuration of EVC Mode in HA
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Introduce vSphere Fault Tolerance

Scalability

  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ (DRS) cluster
  • Configuration and Management  of DPM
  • Configure Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
  • Use vSphere HA and DRS together

Access and Authentication Control

  • Control user access through roles and permissions
  • Configure and manage the ESXi firewall
  • Configure ESXi lockdown mode
  • Integrate ESXi with Active Directory

Resource Management and Monitoring

  • Introduce virtual and memory concepts
  • Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
  • Configure and manage resource pools
  • Monitor resource usage using vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms

Basic Troubleshooting

  • Basic Commands of ESXi server
  • Log files of ESXi , Virtual Center Server and VMWare update Manager

Advance Tools

  • VMware core dump collector
  • VMware log collector