VMware Data Center Virtualization: Core Technical Skills (VMware vSphere Technical Associate )

This four-day, hands-on training course is an introduction to VMware vSphere®. In this course, you acquire the skills needed to perform Day 2 operational tasks that are typically assigned to the roles of operator or junior administrator in a vSphere environment.

What Will I Learn ?

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

• Describe virtualization and virtual machines

• Describe vSphere components and the software-defined data center (SDDC)

• Explain the concepts of server, network, and storage virtualization

• Monitor network and datastore configurations in VMware vSphere® Client™

• Deploy, configure, and clone virtual machines

• Migrate, monitor, and manage virtual machines

• Monitor tasks and events in VMware vSphere® Client™

• Recognize how vSphere DRS and VMware vSphere® High Availability improve performance and availability of a vSphere cluster

Prerequisite Knowledge

• Working knowledge of operating systems

• Understanding of basic network, storage, and computer hardware concepts

Who can benefits ?

Technical professionals with basic system administration skills and operators responsible for managing virtual machines using VMware ESXi™ and VMware vCenter Server®

Opportunity Scope

Mentor shall discuss on classroom.

Modules / Chapter

Course Modules

1. Course Introduction

• Introductions and course logistics

• Course objectives

2. Virtualization and vSphere Concepts

• Describe how virtual machines (VMs) work

• Recognize the purpose of a hypervisor

• Describe how VMs share resources in a virtualized environment

• Recognize the components of an SDDC

• Describe the relationship between vSphere, the SDDC, and cloud computing

• Recognize the functions of the components in a vSphere environment

• Access and view vSphere graphical user interfaces

• Identify VMware solutions that integrate with vSphere in the SDDC

3. Navigating the vSphere Client

• View and organize the inventory objects managed by vCenter Server

• Add and assign vSphere licenses

• Change the log level of vCenter Server

• Edit the startup policy of ESXi services

• Describe how vCenter Server roles and permissions work

• Add permissions to virtual machines

4. Lifecycle of Virtual Machines

• Add and remove VM virtual hardware components

• Identify the purpose of different VM files

• Configure VM settings

• Create and delete virtual machines

• Recognize the benefits of installing VMware Tools™

• Install VMware Tools into a guest operating system

• Upgrade VMware Tools and VM hardware compatibility

5. vSphere Networking

• Describe virtual networking

• Recognize ways that virtual switches connect VMs and ESXi hosts to the network

• View components and properties of a vSphere standard switch configuration

• View a vSphere distributed switch configuration in vSphere Client

• Recognize when and how to use the settings for the security networking policy

• Recognize when and how to use the settings for the traffic shaping networking policy

• Describe how the NIC teaming and failover policy helps maintain network connectivity

• Perform basic checks to diagnose VM connectivity issues

6. vSphere Storage

• Describe the function of a datastore

• Recognize types of vSphere datastores

• View datastore information in vSphere Client

• Monitor datastore usage in vSphere Client

7. Virtual Machine Management

• Recognize the benefits of using VM templates

• Create and update a VM template

• Deploy a VM from an existing template

• Clone a virtual machine

• Recognize how to use guest OS customization specifications

• Deploy VMs from a content library

• Deploy a virtual appliance from an OVF template

• Perform a hot and cold migrations of VMs

• Identify requirements for using VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®

• Perform a vSphere Storage vMotion migration

• Identify use cases for VM snapshots

• Create and manage snapshots of a virtual machine

8. Resource Monitoring

• Recognize the purpose of each type of VM resource control

• Configure the resource allocation settings of a VM

• Observe the behavior of virtual machines with different share values

• Manage and acknowledge vSphere alarms

• Use performance charts to monitor VM CPU and memory usage

• Monitor tasks and events in vSphere Client

9. vSphere Clusters

• View information about the services that a vSphere cluster offers

• Recognize how vSphere HA responds to different types of failures

• Monitor vSphere HA during a host failure

• Describe how vSphere DRS works

• Interpret DRS scores given to VMs

• Recognize how to apply the appropriate vSphere DRS automation and migration threshold levels

• Describe how vSphere Fault Tolerance works

• Recognize

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Contact Information

  • Address

    Anamnagar - 32 Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Email


  • Phone

    +977-1-4102721, 4102722, 4244804

  • Opening Hours

    10 AM - 5 PM


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