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VMware vSphere 5.1: Install, Configure, Manage

If you take this course with VMware Vsphere 5.1 Bootcamp pay only $1000.00


1 Course Introduction
Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives
2 Introduction to VMware Virtualization
Introduce virtualization, virtual machines, and vSphere components
Explain the concepts of server, network, and storage virtualization
Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture
Install and use vSphere user interfaces
3 Creating Virtual Machines
Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
Deploy a single virtual machine
4 VMware vCenter Server
Introduce the vCenter Server architecture
Introduce VMware® vCenter™ Server Appliance™
Configure and manage vCenter Server Appliance
Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses
5 Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
Describe, create, and manage a standard virtual switch
Describe and modify standard virtual switch properties
Configure virtual switch load-balancing algorithms
6 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
Deploy and manage VMware vSphere® Storage Appliance
7 Virtual Machine Management
Use templates and cloning to deploy virtual machines
Modify and manage virtual machines
Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
Perform VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® migrations
Create a VMware vSphere® vApp™
8 Data Protection
Discuss a strategy for backing up ESXi hosts and vCenter Server
Discuss solutions for backing up virtual machines efficiently
9 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
Explain VMware® vShield Endpoint™ integration in VSphere
10 Resource Management and Monitoring
Introduce virtual CPU 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
11 High Availability and Fault Tolerance
Introduce the new VMware vSphere® High Availability architecture
Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
Introduce VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
Describe VMware vSphere® Replication
12 Scalability
Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ (DRS) cluster
Configure Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
Use vSphere HA and DRS together
13 Patch Management
Use Update Manager to manage ESXi patching
Install Update Manager and the Update Manager plug-in
Create patch baselines
Scan and remediate hosts
14 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)


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