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vSphere 6 Foundations (Exam #2V0-620)

Video Description

Over 9 hours of training so you can pass the vSphere 6 Foundations (#2V0-620)  exam.

 

Description

vSphere 6 Foundations (Exam #2V0-620) Complete Video Course is a unique video product that provides full coverage of the VMware vSphere 6 Foundations exam. The videos in this title provide a solid understanding of VMware vSphere, focusing on the components and the way they are managed. All exam objectives are covered so you have all the information you need to pass the exam. The author also provides insight into the software-defined data center and the role that VMware vSphere plays in it.

vSphere 6 Foundations (Exam #2V0-620) Complete Video Course contains 15 individual video modules with over 10 hours of video training. The videos consist of audio instruction, CLI demos, whiteboard teaching, screencasts, and more.

Topics include:

Module 1 — Introduction to the Software-Defined Data Center

Module 2 — Working with Virtual Machines

Module 3 — vCenter Server

Module 4 — Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

Module 5 — Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

Module 6 — Understanding VMware Advanced Storage

Module 7 — Managing Virtual Machines

Module 8 — Managing Migration

Module 9 — Managing vApps and Content Libraries

Module 10 — Managing and Monitoring Resources

Module 11 — vSphere HA

Module 12 — vSphere Fault Tolerance, Replication, and Data Protection

Module 13 — Understanding Host Scalability

Module 14 — Managing vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance

Module 15 — vRealize Operations Manager

 

Skill Level

Beginning to Intermediate

 

What You Will Learn

  • Introduction to the Software-Defined Data Center
  • Working with Virtual Machines
  • vCenter Server
  • Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
  • Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
  • Understanding VMware Advanced Storage
  • Managing Virtual Machines
  • Managing Migration
  • Managing vApps and Content Libraries
  • Managing and Monitoring Resources
  • vSphere HA
  • vSphere Fault Tolerance, Replication, and Data Protection
  • Understanding Host Scalability
  • Managing vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance
  • vRealize Operations Manager

Who Should Take This Course

The target audience for this course consists of IT professionals that want to get certified for working in VMware environments and pass the VMware Foundation exam.

A strong secondary audience consists of administrators that need to work in VMware vSphere environments.

Module 1 — Introduction to the Software-Defined Data Center

In this module you'll learn about the software-defined data center and the role that VMware ESXi and vSphere play in setting up a software-defined data center.

Module 2 — Working with Virtual Machines

This module introduces working with virtual machines. You'll learn how to create virtual machines and how a virtual machine technically is composed of different configuration files.

Module 3 — vCenter Server

This module introduces vCenter server. You'll learn how to set up vCenter server and how to integrate current ESXi hosts into the vCenter server environment, using the VMware Web Client.

Module 4 — Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

In this module, you'll learn how virtual networks are used to set up a software-defined data center. You'll about configuring standard switches as well as distributed switches.

Module 5 — Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

Virtual storage is essential for storing data that is created in virtual machines. In this module, you'll learn about standard solutions for setting up virtual storage as a back-end to VM disks.

Module 6 — Understanding VMware Advanced Storage

In this module, you ll learn about advanced storage solutions that are offered by VMware, such as vSan

Module 7 — Managing Virtual Machines

In this module, you'll learn how virtual machines can be managed. You'll learn which properties are relevant for setting up virtual machines and how to optimize virtual machines for your specific environments.

Module 8 — Managing Migration

In this module, you'll learn what is involved in setting up virtual machine migration and live migration. You'll learn how to set up an environment where live migration can be used, as well as how to perform VM migration itself.

Module 9 — Managing vApps and Content Libraries

This module teaches you how to use vApps and content libraries to make it easier to provide access to essential components of your virtualized environment.

Module 10  Managing and Monitoring Resources

In this module, you'll learn how to manage resources to ensure that sufficient resources are available at the place where they are needed. Also, you'll learn how to monitor resources which helps optimizing the availability of resources.

Module 11  vSphere HA

In this module, you'll learn how to protect virtual machines by setting up an HA environment. You'll learn how to create HA for the best possible functionality and which design considerations are involved.

Module 12  vSphere Fault Tolerance, Replication, and Data Protection

In this module, you'll learn how to build a resilient environment that can survive a wide range of potential problems. You'll set up Fault Tolerance to ensure continuous service of essential VMs, and replicattion as well as data protection to guarantee the availability of essential data on different sites.

Module 13  Understanding Host Scalability

In this module, you'll learn how to design a software-designed data center in a scalable way.

Module 14  Managing vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance

This module teaches you how vSphere update manager can be used to update hosts. You'll also learn how to use host maintenance which helps you working on hosts that are experiencing issues.

Module 15  — vRealize Operations Manager

In this module, you’ll learn what vRealize Operations Manager is and how you can deploy it. Once deployed, you can use vRealize Operations Manager to monitor resources in your software-defined data center, which will help you automate a multitude of operations in your virtual environment.

 

About Complete Video Course Training

Complete Video Courses are Pearson’s flagship video learning solution. Designed specifically for IT pros, developers, sys admins, network engineers, and certification candidates, Complete Video Courses feature the highest quality video learning and interactive courseware led by the industry’s most respected author trainers. Complete Video Courses combine A-to-Z topical coverage with hands-on exercises and interactive assessments so you can master new skills and test your knowledge. This is ideal for certification exam prep and learning new technologies from the ground up. Exercises include dynamic hands-on simulations, real-world CLI demos, content exercises that help you truly learn the topics in each module, and interactive practice questions designed to test your knowledge while you study. Complete Video Courses are easy-to-follow, step-by-step, streaming video labs that allow you to train from anywhere on any device. Your purchase provides you with lifetime online access to the content.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. vSphere 6 Foundations (Exam #2V0-620): Introduction 00:01:54
  2. Module 1 Introduction to the Software-Defined Data Center
    1. Module Intro 00:00:35
    2. Lesson 1: Introducing the Software-Defined Data Center 00:05:49
    3. Lesson 2: Understanding Virtual Machine Architecture 00:11:01
    4. Lesson 3: Understanding the Role of vSphere in Cloud Environments 00:04:12
    5. Lesson 4: Introducing ESXi 00:05:23
    6. Lesson 5: Installing ESXi 00:08:18
    7. Lesson 6: Working with ESXi 00:07:16
    8. Lesson 7: Installing and Using vSphere Client 00:09:04
    9. Lesson 8: Configuring Remote Access 00:02:22
  3. Module 2 Working with Virtual Machines
    1. Module Intro 00:00:38
    2. Lesson 1: What Is a Virtual Machine? 00:13:40
    3. Lesson 2: Exploring a Virtual Machine 00:03:55
    4. Lesson 3: Virtual Machine Disk and Networking 00:07:08
    5. Lesson 4: Provisioning a Virtual Machine 00:03:40
    6. Lesson 5: Installing a Virtual Machine 00:05:20
    7. Lesson 6: Accessing a Virtual Machine 00:02:13
    8. Lesson 7: Using VMware Tools 00:08:19
  4. Module 3 vCenter Server
    1. Module Intro 00:00:51
    2. Lesson 1: Introducing vCenter Server Architecture 00:09:44
    3. Lesson 2: Understanding vCenter Server Appliance Deployment Types 00:02:25
    4. Lesson 3: Deploying and Configuring vCenter Server Appliance—Overview 00:05:51
    5. Lesson 4: Deploying and Configuring vCenter Server Appliance—Demo 00:08:26
    6. Lesson 5: Installing and Using vSphere Web Client 00:04:14
    7. Lesson 6: Managing vCenter Server Inventory and Licenses 00:03:03
    8. Lesson 7: Managing vCenter Server Inventory 00:10:24
    9. Lesson 8: Configuring Time Synchronization 00:03:23
  5. Module 4 Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
    1. Module Intro 00:00:33
    2. Lesson 1: Understanding the Need for Software-Defined Networking 00:02:17
    3. Lesson 2: Understanding Virtual Switches 00:05:05
    4. Lesson 3: Creating and Managing Standard Switches 00:07:23
    5. Lesson 4: Understanding and Managing Standard Switch Policies 00:02:58
    6. Lesson 5: Configuring Load Balancing 00:08:32
    7. Lesson 6: Understanding vSphere Distributed Switches 00:04:31
    8. Lesson 7: Creating vSphere Distributed Switches 00:05:46
    9. Lesson 8: Managing vSphere Distributed Switches 00:07:41
    10. Lesson 9: Understanding VMkernel Networking 00:05:38
  6. Module 5 Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
    1. Module Intro 00:00:54
    2. Lesson 1: Understanding the Need for Virtual Storage 00:07:36
    3. Lesson 2: Working with Datastores 00:04:52
    4. Lesson 3: Understanding Storage Protocols and Storage Device Names 00:03:09
    5. Lesson 4: Understanding iSCSI Storage 00:09:00
    6. Lesson 5: Configuring ESXi with iSCSI Storage 00:12:36
    7. Lesson 6: Configuring ESXi with NFS Storage 00:08:24
    8. Lesson 7: Advanced NFS Options 00:04:22
    9. Lesson 8: Creating and Managing VMFS Datastores 00:07:32
    10. Lesson 9: Using Multipathing with Datastores 00:04:58
  7. Module 6 Understanding VMware Advanced Storage
    1. Module Intro 00:00:29
    2. Lesson 1: Introducing VMware Virtual SAN 00:03:34
    3. Lesson 2: Configuring VMware Virtual SAN 00:05:42
    4. Lesson 3: Understanding VMware Virtual SAN 00:08:56
  8. Module 7 Managing Virtual Machines
    1. Module Intro 00:00:34
    2. Lesson 1: Using Templates and Cloning for Virtual Machine Deployment—Overview 00:06:20
    3. Lesson 2: Using Templates and Cloning for Virtual Machine Deployment—Demo 00:10:12
    4. Lesson 3: Modifying and Managing Virtual Machines 00:10:37
    5. Lesson 4: Understanding Virtual Machine Snapshots 00:05:27
    6. Lesson 5: Creating and Managing Virtual Machine Snapshots 00:04:53
  9. Module 8 Managing Migration
    1. Module Intro 00:00:41
    2. Lesson 1: Understanding Migration 00:06:19
    3. Lesson 2: Understanding vMotion Migration 00:09:24
    4. Lesson 3: Managing vMotion Migration 00:11:16
    5. Lesson 4: Understanding Storage vMotion Migration 00:06:05
    6. Lesson 5: Understanding Long Distance vMotion Migration 00:02:36
  10. Module 9 Managing vApps and Content Libraries
    1. Module Intro 00:00:46
    2. Lesson 1: Creating vApps 00:12:24
    3. Lesson 2: Understanding Types of Content Libraries 00:05:45
    4. Lesson 3: Deploying Content Libraries 00:04:12
  11. Module 10 Managing and Monitoring Resources
    1. Module Intro 00:00:42
    2. Lesson 1: Understanding Virtual Memory Usage 00:05:45
    3. Lesson 2: Understanding Virtual CPU Usage 00:03:59
    4. Lesson 3: Configuring and Managing Resource Pools 00:10:44
    5. Lesson 4: Resource Pools Advanced Usage 00:09:00
    6. Lesson 5: Performance Monitoring and Tuning 00:10:34
    7. Lesson 6: Understanding Performance Data Gathering 00:04:44
    8. Lesson 7: Recognizing Key Performance Indicators 00:11:22
    9. Lesson 8: Using vCenter Server Alarms 00:10:02
  12. Module 11 vSphere HA
    1. Module Intro 00:00:27
    2. Lesson 1: Understanding HA 00:08:44
    3. Lesson 2: Understanding HA Architecture 00:02:47
    4. Lesson 3: Understanding Failure Scenarios 00:05:55
    5. Lesson 4: Creating an HA Cluster 00:04:58
    6. Lesson 5: Managing HA Properties 00:12:01
  13. Module 12 vSphere Fault Tolerance, Replication, and Data Protection
    1. Module Intro 00:00:43
    2. Lesson 1: Understanding vSphere Fault Tolerance 00:06:51
    3. Lesson 2: Managing vSphere Fault Tolerance 00:01:01
    4. Lesson 3: Using vSphere Replication 00:03:29
    5. Lesson 4: Using vSphere Data Protection 00:02:55
  14. Module 13 Understanding Host Scalability
    1. Module Intro 00:00:45
    2. Lesson 1: Understanding the Functions of vSphere DRS Cluster 00:07:01
    3. Lesson 2: Configuring and Managing vSphere DRS Cluster 00:02:45
    4. Lesson 3: Working with Affinity and Anti-Affinity Rules 00:04:21
    5. Lesson 4: Using vSphere HA and DRS Together 00:01:34
  15. Module 14 Managing vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance
    1. Module Intro 00:00:36
    2. Lesson 1: Using vSphere Update Manager to Manage Patching 00:03:46
    3. Lesson 2: Installing vSphere Update Manager and the Update Manager Plug-in 00:14:12
    4. Lesson 3: Creating Patch Baselines 00:04:34
    5. Lesson 4: Using Host Profiles to Manage ESXi Configuration Compliance 00:04:31
    6. Lesson 5: Scan and Remediate Host 00:01:26
  16. Module 15 vRealize Operations Manager
    1. Module Intro 00:00:29
    2. Lesson 1: Understanding the Use of vRealize Operations Manager 00:04:24
    3. Lesson 2: Deploying vRealize Operations Manager 00:05:32
    4. Lesson 3: vRealize Operations Manager Monitoring 00:04:42
  17. Summary
    1. vSphere 6 Foundations (Exam #2V0-620): Summary 00:00:27