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Learning Path: VMware vSphere Unlocked

Video Description

Deliver high business value with VMware vSphere

In Detail

VMware is currently leading in developing data center virtualization solutions. VMware vSphere 6 is a powerful server virtualization platform that enables best performance, efficiency, and availability for your infrastructure.

This Learning Path is aimed at providing the information required to meet all the objectives specified in the blueprint for the VMware VCP6-DCV certification program. We will begin with exploring the essential concepts of virtualization like ESXi and DCUI interfaces. We then move on to see how vSphere works with virtual machines. This Learning Path will empower you to virtualize any application with ease as we will be covering all the latest enhancements and advanced functionalities of vSphere hypervisor, virtual machines, vCenter Server virtual storage and security. We will teach you how to enhance and monitor vSphere performance by optimizing your virtual environment and solving performance issues. We will also show you how to upgrade your legacy vSphere to the latest version along with troubleshooting techniques. By the end of the Learning Path, you will be equipped with key skills to get started working with vSphere.

Prerequisites: A good understanding of networking and network services such as DNS, Active Directory, and TCPIP

Resources: Code downloads and errata:

  • Learning vSphere 6

  • Mastering VMware vSphere 6.5

  • PATH PRODUCTS

    This path navigates across the following products (in sequential order):

  • Learning vSphere 6 (8h 10m)

  • Mastering VMware vSphere 6.5 (15h 18m)

  • Table of Contents

    1. Chapter 1 : Learning vSphere 6
      1. Course Overview and Virtualization Concepts 00:11:11
      2. Installing ESXi 00:08:46
      3. Welcome to ESXi 00:04:06
      4. DCUI 00:07:59
      5. Using vSphere Desktop Client 00:11:32
      6. Datastore Browser 00:08:12
      7. ESXi and ESXi Shell 00:16:06
      8. Installing VIBs 00:12:48
      9. Host Client 00:08:50
      10. Basic VM 00:20:01
      11. VM Operations 00:13:50
      12. OVF Templates 00:07:59
      13. Snapshots 00:13:07
      14. Hot Add Hardware 00:05:35
      15. VMXNET3 and PVSCSI 00:06:05
      16. Working with Standard vSwitches 00:19:30
      17. Teaming and Load-Balancing 00:13:24
      18. VMKernel Adapters 00:10:48
      19. VMFS and VAAI 00:19:28
      20. Configuring NFS 00:13:29
      21. Configuring iSCSI 00:17:37
      22. Path Balancing and Failover 00:17:38
      23. Installing vCenter 00:13:13
      24. Configuring Single Sign-On 00:14:16
      25. Roles and Permissions 00:16:57
      26. Adding ESXi Hosts to vCenter 00:11:51
      27. Using and Configuring vCenter with vSphere Desktop Client 00:10:22
      28. Using and Configuring vCenter with vSphere Web Client 00:12:52
      29. Working with Templates 00:14:32
      30. Cold Migration and vMotion 00:23:33
      31. HA and FT 00:28:50
      32. DRS 00:20:50
      33. Performance Monitoring 00:22:20
      34. Alarms 00:18:41
      35. Useful ESXi Commands 00:14:35
    2. Chapter 2 : Mastering VMware vSphere 6.5
      1. The Course Overview 00:09:19
      2. Features of vSphere 6.5 00:19:18
      3. Introduction to the ESXi 6 Command Line Interface (CLI) 00:19:50
      4. vSphere Distributed Switch Version 6 Advanced Features 00:44:57
      5. Network I/O Control Version 3 00:14:35
      6. ESXi 6 Command Line Interface (CLI) for Networking 00:24:24
      7. Custom TCP/IP Stacks 00:11:03
      8. Configuring Advanced vSphere 6 Virtual Machine Settings 00:45:23
      9. Creating and Managing a Multi-Site Content Library 00:23:33
      10. Configuring and Maintaining a vCloud Air Connection 00:33:01
      11. Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA) 00:38:43
      12. Configuring NFS 4.1 Datastores 00:21:52
      13. Configuring iSCSI Datastores 00:16:51
      14. LUN Masking Storage Array and ESXi 00:23:56
      15. vscsiStats Tool 00:14:33
      16. vmkfstools Tool 00:11:45
      17. vSphere Replication Appliance and vSphere Data Protection Appliance 00:12:13
      18. vSphere Replication Appliance Installation and Configuration 00:11:57
      19. vSphere Replication Appliance Lab Tour and User Interface 00:15:38
      20. vSphere Replication Server Installation and Configuration 00:06:13
      21. Connect to Target Replication Sites 00:13:39
      22. Creating Replication Jobs 00:14:35
      23. Recovering Replicated Virtual Machines 00:09:24
      24. Optimizing Replication 00:15:47
      25. vSphere Data Protection Lab Tour and User Interface 00:11:05
      26. vSphere Data Protection Appliance Installation and Configuration 00:22:00
      27. Managing Backup Jobs 00:08:13
      28. Restoring from Backup 00:04:17
      29. Managing Replicated Backups 00:14:13
      30. File Level Restores 00:08:23
      31. Backing up and Restoring Platform Service Controllers 00:24:49
      32. vSphere Data Protection Appliance Command Line Interface (CLI) 00:11:02
      33. vSphere 6.x Firewall Management 00:22:53
      34. vSphere 6.x Single Sign On (SSO) Architecture 00:24:18
      35. vSphere 6.x Certificate Management 00:24:34
      36. vSphere 6.x SSO Command Line Support Tools 00:05:43
      37. vSphere 6.x vFlash Pool Management 00:15:06
      38. vSphere 6.x Resource Pool Management 00:20:05
      39. vSphere 6.x Distributed Power Management (DPM) 00:21:12
      40. Implementing and Managing vCenter Server Appliance Version 6.5 High Availability 00:19:38
      41. Implementing and Managing Symmetrical Multi-processing Fault Tolerance in vSphere Version 6.5 00:09:55
      42. Implement and Configure Windows-Based vCenter Server Version 6.5 00:08:49
      43. Managing Image Profiles in a vSphere 6.5 Deployment 00:18:33
      44. Managing Host Profiles in a vSphere 6.5 Deployment 00:08:24
      45. Managing Auto-Deploy Caching Modes in vSphere 6.5 00:06:38
      46. Upgrade Manager Version 6.5 Installation and Configuration 00:22:37
      47. Update Manager Download Service (UMDS) Version 6.5 Installation and Configuration 00:13:10
      48. Upgrading vCenter Server Version 6.0 to Version 6.5 00:15:39
      49. Upgrading vSphere Version 6.0 to vSphere Version 6.5 00:19:13
      50. Using the vm-support Tool 00:05:26
      51. Using the vm-support Toll for esxtop Replay Mode 00:07:14
      52. Advanced Packet Capture with the pktcap-uw Tool 00:14:17
      53. Managing Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) in vSphere 6.x 00:39:02