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The Official VCP5 Certification Guide by Bill Ferguson

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Chapter 1. Planning, Installing, Configuring, and Upgrading vCenter Server and VMware ESXi

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Installing and Configuring vCenter Server

Installing and Configuring VMware ESXi

Planning and Performing Upgrades of vCenter Server and VMware ESXi

Securing vCenter Server and ESXi

Identifying vSphere Architecture and Solutions

Your vCenter Server and ESXi hosts offer a tremendous number of features and utilities, but to get the most from them, you will need to install them properly. In this chapter, I will focus on the proper installation of these important components. You will learn the methods that you should use to secure your system during and after installation. In addition, I will cover your options ...

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