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Course Details

  • Course Overview
  • Course Objective
  • Who Can Benefit
  • Prerequisites
  • Syllabus

This accelerated five-day hands-on training course is a blend of the VMware vSphere®: Optimize and Scale and VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop courses. This Fast Track course includes the most effective of each of these advanced courses to equip experienced VMware administrators with the knowledge to effectively optimize and troubleshoot vSphere at an expert level.

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
  • Successfully Configure and manage vSphere networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
  • Manage changes to the vSphere environment
  • Effectively Optimize the performance of all vSphere components
  • Successfully use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell and VMware vSphere® Command-Line Interface to manage vSphere
  • Successfully use VMware vSphere® Client™, the command-line interface, and log files to diagnose and correct problems in vSphere
  • Harden the vSphere environment against security threats
  • Efficiently Troubleshoot networking, storage, VMware vCenter Server®, VMware ESXi™ host, vSphere cluster,
    VMware vSphere® vMotion®, and virtual machine problems
  • Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators

This course requires the completion of any one of the following prerequisites:

  • Knowledge of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course
  • Equivalent experience and administration expertise with ESXi and vCenter Server

Experience with working at the command prompt is highly recommended.

1 Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives

2 Introduction to Troubleshooting
• Identify the effects of a system problem
• Define the scope of troubleshooting
• Use a structured approach
• Understand the principles of troubleshooting
• Follow a logical troubleshooting procedure
• Examine examples of troubleshooting

3 Troubleshooting Tools
• Use command-line tools to identify and troubleshoot problems
• Use vSphere CLI
• Find and interpret important log files
• Use VMware vRealize® Log InsightTM for log aggregation, efficient log search, and problem analysis

4 Network Optimization
• Explain the performance features of network adapters
• Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
• Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metrics

5 Networking Troubleshooting
• Identify the symptoms of network-related problems
• Analyze and resolve standard switch and distributed switch problems
• Analyze virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
• Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations
• Identify and prevent potential problems

6 Storage Optimization
• Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance
• Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics

7 Storage Troubleshooting
• Troubleshoot storage (iSCSI, NFS, VMware vSphere® VMFS, VMware vSAN™, and VMware vSphere®
Virtual Volumes™) connectivity problems
• Analyze storage-related logs
• Analyze hardware malfunction and software misconfiguration scenarios
• Identify multipathing-related problems, including permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD)
• Analyze possible causes, recover from the faulty conditions, and restore storage visibility

8 CPU Optimization
• Explain the CPU scheduler operation and other features that affect CPU performance
• Explain NUMA and vNUMA support
• Use esxtop to monitor key CPU performance metrics

9 Memory Optimization
• Explain ballooning, memory compression, and host-swapping techniques for memory reclamation when
memory is overcommitted
• Use esxtop to monitor key memory performance metrics

10 vCenter Server Performance Optimization
• Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
• Use VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ tools to monitor resource usage

11 vSphere Cluster Troubleshooting
• Identify and recover from problems related to VMware vSphere® High Availability
• Analyze and troubleshoot various types of vSphere vMotion problems related to virtual machine migrations
• Discuss and recover from VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource SchedulerTM problems to achieve
proper function and balanced resource use
• Examine vSphere cluster failure scenarios and possible solutions

12 Virtual Machine Troubleshooting
• Analyze and resolve common virtual machine snapshot problems
• Identify possible causes and resolve virtual machine power-on problems
• Troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
• Resolve problems seen during VMware Tools™ installations
• Examine failure scenarios and provide solutions

13 vSphere Security
• Configure ESXi host access and authorization
• Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and virtual machines
• Use VMware Certificate Authority to configure vSphere certificate management
• Configure vSphere to encrypt virtual machines, core dumps and VMware vSphere® vMotion® migrations

14 vCenter Server and ESXi Troubleshooting
• Understand the vCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller™ architecture in vSphere 6.x
• Identify and resolve authentication problems
• Troubleshoot VMware Certificate Authority and certificate problems
• Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
• Analyze and fix vCenter Server database problems
• Identify VMware vCenter Server® High Availability problems
• Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems

Audience

  • Systems Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • System Administrators

Public Program Schedule

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There is no upcoming Public Batch Schedule, you can ask for Private Batch or for On-Demand Learning

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FAQ

  • If I have a VCA level certification, do I still have to take the required course for the VCP level ?
  • How do I redeem VMware Training and Consulting Credits?
  • What are the class room timings?
  • How does a live-online class differ from a standard classroom delivery?
  • When and where can I write exam? What is validity of exam voucher?
  • Who would be the trainer?
  • What do I get as part of training and is the training practical?
  • How do I pay?
  • What are your cancellation & refund policy?

Yes. VCA certification does not count towards the VCP requirements. You will still need to complete a qualifying course and pass the relevant exam(s).

VMware Consulting and Training Credits are pre-paid services dollars which can be redeemed for any combination of VMware packaged consulting, custom consulting or training. Credits provide customers with the flexibility to allocate budget for services and use the services when needed. To redeem credits for education classes, follow the standard registration process. When the payment question comes up, select pay with PSO credits. More information will be provided by contacting our representative.

Class timings are 9:30 am to 5:30 pm(IST)

Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

Exams can be taken in any PearsonVUE centres in India. Validity is 1 year from date of purchase.

All our trainers are VMware Certified Instructors. Our representatives will share the trainer profile once you start interacting with them.

Class will be 50:50 mixture of theory and practical. You will get class id, labs soft copy of courseware and participation certificate from VMware.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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