About the course
This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size. This course is the foundation for most of the other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.
This course is intended for System Administrators and System Engineers.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Describe the software-defined data center (SDDC)
Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline
Install and configure ESXi hosts
Deploy and configure VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
Use VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration
Manage, monitor, back up, and protect vCenter Server Appliance
Create virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
Describe the storage technologies supported by vSphere
Configure virtual storage using iSCSI and NFS storage
Create and manage VMware vSphere® VMFS datastores
Use the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library
Manage virtual machine resource use
Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
Create and manage a vSphere cluster that is enabled with VMware vSphere® High Availability and
VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™
Discuss solutions for managing the vSphere life cycle
Use VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ to perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and virtual machines
System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.