• VMware

    Our VMware courses are offered in an evening class format and as a 5 day in-class programme, both over a supported 5 week period.

    After completing VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5], students will be able to:

    • Describe the software-defined data centre
    • 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

    System administrators, Systems engineers and anyone wanting to start a career in Virtualisation

    System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
    Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course or equivalent knowledge

    Module 1: Course Introduction
    Module 2: Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center
    Module 3: Creating Virtual Machines
    Module 4: vCenter Server
    Module 5: Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
    Module 6: Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
    Module 7: Virtual Machine Management
    Module 8: Resource Management and Monitoring
    Module 9: vSphere HA, vSphere Fault Tolerance, and Protecting Data
    Module 10: vSphere DRS
    Module 11: vSphere Update Manager

    Please refer to the course datasheet for further information.

    Contact the IT Academy to register interest in VMware courses.

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