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vCenter Management
VMware vSphere 5.5 Ultimate Bootcamp
5 Day(s)
Course InformationVMware vSphere® 5.5 is a vital component of the VMware vCloud 5.5 Suite®. Currently it is the industry leading virtualization technology platform accelerating the shift to cloud computing. The Ultimate Bootcamp® has become known to be the most comprehensive VMware training and certification course in the industry. Experience the comprehensive content included in multiple VMware vSphere classes in one concentrated delivery, saving time and money while providing an in depth look at VMware's latest version release (5.5) in an accelerated learning format designed to immerse the student into the new features inside version 5.5.This course combines several popular VMware vSphere® classes into one 5 day accelerated-learning bootcamp with content and concepts from multiple VMware® classes including Install, Configure, Manage; What's New!; Manage for Performance; and Troubleshooting!Comprehensive VMware vSphere 5.5 TrainingThe VMware vSphere Ultimate Bootcamp® course maximizes the students' training experience with hands-on VMware vSphere labs based upon real-world scenarios and conducted with state-of-the art equipment. The Ultimate Bootcamp® imparts students with the knowledge and skills necessary to maximize efficiency in the work place. The class will prepare the student to achieve the Certified Virtualization Expert® 5.5 (CVE5.5) vmware certification which will demonstrate practical VMware vSphere knowledge and skills as a certified professional.Taught by leading experts in the field of virtual technologies, students will gain key insights into the constant evolution of cloud based datacenters, hybrid cloud modeling, new improved technologies like SSO 5.5, setting up and managing multiple hosts, mastering vCenter 5.5 services and how to maximize datacenter efficiency while maintaining VMware licensing compliance policies.Students attain not only knowledge, but experience, utilizing VMware vSphere 5.5 technologies along with information and labs on 3rd party tools providing skills that directly translate to real-world ability and empowering the students to better manage their VMware vSphere environment more effectively. Course Highlights• Five (5) 10-hour days of intense instruction with no outside distractions• Personal access to the top virtualization experts in the industry• Each student is provided their own dedicated server to practice on• 50 + labs to hone skills and give a 360° perspective on how to build and maintain virtual environments. • Install, configure, deploy, secure, analyze, consolidate and design virtual networks from A-Z• Learn to apply third party solutions to simplify processes and make the job easier• Post mentoring from the best virtualization instructors in the industry• The Certified Virtualization Expert® certification establishes credentials with employersCourse ObjectivesThe primary objective of the VMware vSphere 5.5 Ultimate Bootcamp course is to train the ultimate virtualization expert through intense immersion in a five day accelerated training bootcamp.Upon the completion of the VMware vSphere Ultimate Bootcamp class, students will learn:• About all of the new and exciting features of VMware vSphere 5.5• Foundational terms and concepts concerning virtualization• How to install, configure, and support ESXi Server 5.5 and vCenter 5.5• How to configure Virtual Networking including vNetwork Distributed Switches, vDS backup & restore, VLANs, PVLANs and how to support VMotion & iSCSI Multipathing, LACP & NSX• P2V, V2V, V2P, and P2P methods and techniques• Server Consolidation procedures and reasoning• Tools to support a virtual infrastructure - VMware, PlateSpin, RVTools, Veeam, and more• VMotion, Storage VMotion, Distributed Power Mgt (DPM), Update Manager, Power Mgmt, Guided Consolidation, Fault Tolerance, Clustering – DRS/HA, SDRS, vSphere App HA, etc.• Best Practices within a Virtual Enterprise• How to perform backups & replication in the ESXi environment – Data Protection (vDP) & 3rd party solutions, vSphere Replication 5.5• How to use the Command Line Interface for supporting ESXi Servers - ESXi commands• How to configure and optimize storage - FC, iSCSI, NFS, Multipathing, Thin Provisioning, Flash Read Cache and VSAN Pre-requisitesThe VMware vSphere 5.5 Ultimate Bootcamp class is intended for IT Professionals with 1 or more years of server and infrastructure experience. Individuals should have experience on Microsoft Windows and/or Linux Servers. Intended AudienceSystem Administrators, Engineers, and Operators responsible for setup, support, and troubleshooting of ESXi 5.5 Server and/or vCenter 5.5.
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VMwarevSphere 5 5 Ultimate Bootcamp

Course Outline

Chapter 1 - Course Introduction and Methodology (HOL)
Chapter 2 - Virtualization Overview and What's New inVMware vSphere 5.5
  • Virtualization Overview
  • Features of 5.0, 5.1 and 5.5
Chapter 3 - Planning and Installing ESXi 5.5 (VMwarevSphere Hypervisor)
  • Planning ESXi 5.5 Server Deployment
  • Deployment Guidelines
  • ESXi 5.5 Image Builder
  • ESXi 5.5 Server Install (HOL)
  • Configuring Hostname Resolution and NTP (HOL)
  • Troubleshooting ESXi 5.5 Server
Chapter 4 - Using Tools to Administer a VMwareEnvironment
  • Overview of 3rd Party Tools
  • ESXi Management (vSphere Client, NEW V5.5 esxcli, vCLI, vMA,Putty, PowerCLI, Web) (HOL)
  • Linux Command Review
  • Troubleshooting the VMware vSphere Client (VIC)
Chapter 5 - vCenter Server 5.5 and Licensing
  • Demystifying vSphere 5.x Licensing
  • vCenter Server 5.5 Installation (HOL)
  • vSphere 5.5 Web Client (HOL)
  • vCenter Server 5.5 Virtual Appliance
  • vCenter Server 5.5 Inventory (HOL)
  • Managing vCenter Server 5.5 (HOL)
  • Planning vCenter Server 5.5 Deployment
  • Troubleshooting vCenter Server 5.5 Deployment
Chapter 6 - Configuring Networking
  • Create & Modify Virtual Networks (HOL)
  • VMware NSX
  • Create & Modify Virtual Networks using CLI (HOL)
  • vNetwork Distributed Virtual Switches & NIOC (HOL)
  • Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting (NetFlow, Port Mirror, LLDP, 802.1p Tagging)
Chapter 7 - Configuring Storage
  • Storage Concepts, Storage Awareness & Profile Driven Storage
  • iSCSI Storage (GUI & Command Line) (HOL)
  • Fibre Channel Storage & Software FCoE (GUI &Command Line)
  • VMFS 5 Datastores (GUI & Command Line) (HOL)
  • Solid State Disks (SSD)
  • VMware vSphere Flash Read Cache & VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN)
  • NAS Storage and NFS Datastores(GUI & Command Line) (HOL)
  • Raw Device Mapping (RDM) (HOL)
  • VMware vSphere Big Data Extensions
  • Storage & Management Solutions
Chapter 8 - VM Creation and Configuration &Snapshots
  • Create a VM (HOL)
  • Create Multiple VMs, Templates & Clones (HOL)
  • Virtual Appliances (HOL)
  • Configuration & Use of vApps
  • VMware vCenter Standalone Converter(P2V, V2V) (HOL)
  • Manage VMs (HOL)
  • Virtual Machine Startup/Shutdown (HOL)
  • Virtual Machine Snapshots (HOL)
  • Troubleshooting Virtual Machines
Chapter 9 - Security and Permissions
  • Controlling User Access and Passwords (HOL)
  • ESXi 5.5 AD Integration (HOL)
  • Managing ESXi 5.5 Firewalls & Certificates (GUI & Command Line) (HOL)
  • SSH Access
  • vCloud Networking & Security, VMSafe and vShield Zones
Chapter 10 - Server and VM Monitoring
  • Optimizing Resources
  • Resource Pools
  • Monitor VM Performance (HOL)
  • Configuring Alarms (HOL)
  • ESXi, vCenter Logs and syslog, NetFlow, Port Mirroring (HOL)
Chapter 11 - Advanced ESXi and vCenter Management
  • Storage Views & Topology Maps
  • Storage VMotion and SvMotion Snapshots (HOL)
  • Configuring VMotion (HOL)
  • Enhanced vMotion
  • Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) (HOL)
  • Resource Pools and Monitoring (HOL)
  • Storage Clusters & Storage DRS (SDRS) (HOL)
  • Cluster Monitoring
  • Host Profiles (HOL)
  • VMware VSphere 5.5 Auto Deploy (GUI & Command Line)
  • Linked Mode Group of vCenter Servers
  • VMware vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA)
Chapter 12 - Patching and Upgrading vCenter/ESX/ESXi
  • Patching ESXi 5.5 (HOL)
  • Patching with Update Manager (HOL)
  • Upgrades and Migrations (ESX to ESXi)
  • Upgrading from ESXi 4.x to ESXi 5.5
Chapter 13 - Disaster Recovery, Backup and Deployment
  • VMware vSphere Replication 5.5
  • Site Recovery Manager 5.5 (SRM55)
  • High Availability (HA) & Fault Domain Manager (FDM) (HOL)
  • VMware vSphere App HA
  • VM Fault Tolerance
  • Microsoft Clustering
  • Backup Strategies
  • VMware Data Protection 5.5 (HOL)
  • Third Party Backups (HOL)