Implementing and Managing VMware vSphere

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Implementing and Managing VMware vSphere

Author: David Davis

This path takes you through everything you’ll need to know about implementing and managing VMware vSphere. You’ll start with the basics of installation and configuration before... Read more

###What you will learn

  • The benefits of using VMware vSphere
  • Installing and configuring vCenter Server and ESXi Hosts
  • Configuring and managing vSphere networking
  • Configuring and Managing vSphere Storage
  • Deploying and Administering Virtual Machines and vApps
  • Establishing and Maintaining vSphere Availability
  • Managing vSphere Resources
  • Troubleshooting a vSphere Implementation
  • Monitoring a vSphere Implementation
  • Implementing vSphere Security Best Practices

Pre-requisites

You should be familiar with computer administration and the foundational principles of virtualization.

Implementing and Managing VMware vSphere

This path takes you through everything you’ll need to know about implementing and managing VMware vSphere. You’ll start with the basics of installation and configuration before moving on to networking, storage, virtual machines, and more. Additionally, you’ll delve into more advanced topics that’ll put you in the best position to succeed as a vSphere administrator.

vSphere 7: Introduction

by David Davis

Jun 18, 2020 / 1h 3m

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Description

VMware vSphere powers the majority of the on-premises datacenters in the world today and vSphere administrators are highly sought-after in the job market. With the launch of vSphere 7, VMware has unleashed a tremendous amount of innovation, so it’s a great time to be learning vSphere! In this course, vSphere 7: Introduction, you will learn what’s new in vSphere 7. First, you will explore how to create your own lab. Next, you will learn how to prepare for the new vSphere 7 VCP exam. Finally, you will discover how to build your own vSphere 7 environment. By the end of this course, you will have a solid understanding of what the vSphere 7 course path covers, what you need to know about VMware certification, and the many options available for creating your own vSphere 7 lab environment.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introduction
  3. VMware Certification Explained
  4. Building Your Environment

vSphere 7: Installing and Configuring vCenter Server and ESXi Hosts

by David Davis

Jun 22, 2020 / 2h 39m

2h 39m

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VMware vSphere powers the majority of the on-premises datacenters in the world today, and vSphere administrators are highly sought-after in the job market. The VMware Certified Professional (or VCP) is the most popular virtualization certification in the world. In this course, vSphere 7: Installing and Configuring vCenter Server and ESXi Hosts, you’ll learn all about the new vSphere 7. First, you'll explore the vSphere architecture and vSphere editions. Next, you'll learn how to download and install ESXi and the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA). Finally, you'll discover how to perform initial configurations, and how to automate the entire deployment of ESXi using Auto Deploy. By the end of this course you'll know everything you need to know about getting vSphere 7 up and running.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introduction
  3. Identifying vSphere Architecture and Solutions for a Given Use Case
  4. Installing and Configuring ESXi
  5. Installing and Configuring VMware vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA)
  6. Deploying ESXi Hosts Using Auto Deploy
  7. Conclusion

vSphere 7: Configuring and Managing vSphere Networking

by David Davis

Jul 30, 2020 / 2h 33m

2h 33m

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VMware vSphere powers the majority of the on-premises datacenters in the world today, and vSphere administrators are highly sought-after in the job market. The VMware Certified Professional (or VCP) is the most popular virtualization certification in the world. In this course, vSphere 7: Configuring and Managing vSphere Networking, you’ll learn how to configure vSphere standard and distributed switches. First, you'll learn how to configure port groups, virtual adapters, and policies. Next, you'll discover vSphere networking security, teaming, failover, and traffic shaping policies. By the end of this course, you'll know everything you need to know to configure and manage your vSphere 7 virtual network!

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introduction
  3. Configuring vSphere Standard Switches (vSS)
  4. Configuring vSphere Distributed Switches (vDS)
  5. Configuring vSS and vDS Features Based on Given Requirements
  6. Next Steps

vSphere 7: Configuring and Managing vSphere Storage

by David Davis

Sep 22, 2020 / 4h 30m

4h 30m

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Description

VMware vSphere powers the majority of the on-premises datacenters in the world today, and vSphere administrators are highly sought-after in the job market. The VMware Certified Professional (or VCP) is the most popular virtualization certification in the world. In this course, vSphere 7: Configuring and Managing vSphere Storage, you’ll learn how to configure all forms of vSphere storage. First, you'll learn how to configure iSCSI, NFS, and VMFS storage for vSphere. Next, you'll discover the power of VMware Virtual SAN (vSAN) and how to configure it. Finally, you'll explore how to configure vSphere storage multi-pathing and failover. By the end of this course, you'll know everything you need to know to configure and manage your vSphere 7 storage infrastructure!

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introduction
  3. Connecting Shared Storage Devices to vSphere
  4. Configuring Software Defined Storage
  5. Creating and Configuring VMFS and NFS Datastores
  6. Configuring vSphere Storage Multi-pathing and Failover
  7. Performing Advanced VMFS and NFS Configurations
  8. Next Steps

vSphere 7: Deploying and Administering Virtual Machines and vApps

by David Davis

Nov 18, 2020 / 4h 23m

4h 23m

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Learning to create and protect virtual machines and other appliances doesn't have to be intimidating. In this course, vSphere 7: Deploying and Administering Virtual Machines and vApps, you will learn how to create, configure, administer, and protect new virtual machines, templates, clones, vApps, and virtual appliances. First, you will discover that administration of vSphere virtual machines can be easy and fun! Next, you will learn how to rapidly deploy new virtual machines from templates and content libraries. Finally, you will explore how to protect your virtual machines with Veeam Backup and vSphere Replication. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of vSphere 7 virtual machine administration needed to confidently manage and protect your vSphere virtual machines.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introduction
  3. Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines
  4. Creating and Deploying vApps
  5. Managing Virtual Machine Clones and Templates
  6. Administering Virtual Machines and vApps
  7. Consolidating Physical Workloads Using VMware Converter
  8. Configuring Advanced vSphere Virtual Machine Settings
  9. Creating and Managing a Multi-site Content Library
  10. Backing Up and Restoring Virtual Machines
  11. Next Steps

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