VMware Ultimate Bootcamp vSphere 4 Series!

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Overview: Our VMware Ultimate Bootcamp vSphere 4.0 series teaches advanced virtualization concepts and explores the VMware vSphere 4.0 product suite. This comprehensive series prepares the student to become a certified professional virtualization expert. The objective is to instill the knowledge required for the student to do their job efficiently and effectively, starting from installation of the product to real-world troubleshooting issues. The focus is not limited only to learning and harnessing the power of VMware but the entire concept of virtualization, and other 3rd party tools and technologies that will enhance VMware capabilities and increase the student’s virtualization expertise.

Series Taught By:  Jeff Weiss

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 16
Students can earn up to 16 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion. Learn More

Course Modules:

Module 01 -Course Introduction and Methodology

(Duration: 4m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Course Introduction and Methodology
  3. Learn IT! Do IT! Know IT!
  4. Course Methodology
  5. Certified Virtualization Expert (CVE) Certification 4
  6. Demo- Certification Info- Exam Purchase Process
  7. VMTraining’s Physical Setup
  8. VMTraining’s Setup Student to Datacenter
  9. Demo- Accessing the Student FTP Site
  10. Demo- RDP Connection for Labs
  11. Chapter 01 Review
  12. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 -Planning and Installing ESX

(Duration: 1h 17m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: Planning the ESX Deployment
  3. Physical Hardware Requirements
  4. Linux, Windows and ESX
  5. ESX / ESXi Architecture Overview
  6. VMware ESX Server
  7. Service Console (SC or COS)
  8. Service Console Resources
  9. Default and Suggested Partition Scheme
  10. VMware ESXi 4
  11. Booting ESX / ESXi from a SAN LUN (Fibre Channel or iSCSI)
  12. Booting ESX / ESXi Server from a SAN LUN
  13. Topic: vSphere 4 Deployment Guidelines
  14. Overview of Deployment Planning
  15. ESX / ESXi Compatibility Guides
  16. Determining ESX Physical Server Size
  17. VMware Capacity Planner
  18. Guided Consolidation (Mini Capacity Planner)
  19. Storage: Capacity and Performance
  20. Memory Overcommitment
  21. Dell Virtualization Advisor
  22. Demo-Conventions Used in the Lab Manual
  23. Demo- DRAC 4 for Labs
  24. Demo- DRAC 5 for Labs
  25. Topic: ESX Installation
  26. ESX Server Installation
  27. ESX 4.0 Installation
  28. Topic: ESX Management
  29. Physical ESX Server Console
  30. The Management User Interface (MUI)
  31. ESX Host Management Overview
  32. Managing ESX with the vSphere Client (VIC)
  33. Managing VMs with the Web Client
  34. Managing ESX with PuTTY
  35. Topic: Configuring Hostname Resolution and NTP
  36. Hostname Resolution
  37. Configuring DNS Settings
  38. Time Synchronization Troubleshooting NTP
  39. Topic: Troubleshooting ESX Server
  40. ESX Server Health Check
  41. esx.conf Settings
  42. ESX Server Boot Process
  43. Boot Procedure- GRUB Boot Menu Choices
  44. What if Something Goes Wrong During Boot?
  45. Troubleshooting Boot Process
  46. Resetting Root Password
  47. Troubleshooting: vmware-hostd
  48. Purple Screen of Death (PSOD)
  49. Chapter 03 Review
  50. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 -Configuring Networking

(Duration: 55m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: Creating and Modifying Virtual Networks
  3. Networking Terms
  4. vSphere 4 Virtual Switch Types
  5. Network Connections
  6. Add Network Wizard
  7. Virtual Switches
  8. Virtual Switch and Connection Type Identification
  9. Virtual Switch and Connection- Details
  10. VMware Assigned MAC Addresses
  11. Virtual Switch Physical NIC Configurations
  12. Ports Used by VMkernel
  13. NIC Teaming
  14. Cisco Discovery Protocol
  15. Modifying vSwitch Properties (Ports Tab)
  16. Modifying vSwitch Properties (Network Adapters Tab)
  17. VLAN Overview
  18. Standard vSwitch VLAN Configuration
  19. VLAN Planning
  20. Standard vSwitch Protection and VLANs
  21. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions Overview
  22. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: Security
  23. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: Traffic Shaping
  24. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: NIC Teaming
  25. Network Failure and NIC Teaming Options
  26. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on the Originating Virtual Port ID (Default)
  27. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on IP Hash (Destination)
  28. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on Source MAC Hash
  29. Port Group: Override vSwitch Failover Order
  30. Multiple Policies Applied to a Single Team
  31. Physical Switch Configuration
  32. Topic: Creating and Modifying Virtual Networks Using CLI
  33. Physical NIC Commands
  34. Virtual Switch Commands
  35. Configure Virtual Switches
  36. Configure the VMkernel Port
  37. Service Console (vswif) Commands
  38. Additional Service Console (vswif) Commands
  39. Adding a Second Service Console
  40. Chapter 05 Review
  41. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 -vCenter Server and Licensing

(Duration: 55m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: Licensing
  3. vCenter Server and ESX Server Licensing Model
  4. Manage vSphere Licenses
  5. VI3 License Types and Pricing (per 2 Sockets)
  6. vSphere Essentials for Small Business
  7. vSphere 4 License Types and Pricing (per 1 Socket)
  8. Windows Licensing Calculator 1
  9. Windows Licensing Calculator 2
  10. Topic: vCenter Server Installation
  11. vCenter Server 4 Summary
  12. Managing Multiple Enterprise Locations
  13. vCenter Server Architecture
  14. ESX Host and vCenter Server 4 Functionality
  15. vCenter Server 4 Minimum Requirements
  16. Order of Installation
  17. vCenter Server Database Overview
  18. Topic: vCenter Server Inventory
  19. Hosts and Clusters: Datacenters
  20. Hosts and Clusters: Folders and Subfolders
  21. Hosts and Clusters: Clusters
  22. vCenter Inventory: VMs and Hosts
  23. Virtual Machines and Templates: Subfolders
  24. Topic: Managing vCenter Server
  25. Scheduled Tasks
  26. Events
  27. Sessions
  28. Demo- vCenter Tasks Events & Sessions
  29. System Logs
  30. Guided Consolidation
  31. Client Settings
  32. Topic: Planning vCenter Server Deployment
  33. Virtualcenter Database Sizing VC 2.5
  34. vCenter Server 4 Database Sizing
  35. Demo- vCenter Database Sizing
  36. Backup Strategy for vCenter Server
  37. vCenter Server Heartbeat
  38. Topic: Troubleshooting vCenter Server and Database
  39. Refreshing vCenter Server
  40. ESX Host Agent Hangs
  41. vCenter Server Installation Logs
  42. vCenter Server Log Files
  43. SQL Recovery Models
  44. vCenter Server Service (vpxd) Errors
  45. vCenter Server Standalone Mode
  46. Reinitializing the vCenter Server Database
  47. Topic: Troubleshooting the vSphere Client
  48. vSphere Client Logs
  49. Cannot Login Using vSphere Client
  50. vSphere Client Session Errors
  51. Chapter 07 Review
  52. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 -Security and Permissions

(Duration: 51m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: Controlling User Access and Passwords
  3. Types of Users
  4. vCenter/ESX Host Security Model
  5. Permissions
  6. Roles
  7. Privileges Explained
  8. ESX Host Permissions
  9. vCenter Permissions
  10. Multiple Group Permissions No Conflicts- Groups Only
  11. Multiple Group Permissions No Conflicts- Users and Groups
  12. Multiple Group Permissions Conflicting Permissions
  13. Multiple Group Permissions User Overrides and Unions
  14. Multiple User Permissions Explicit vs. Inherited
  15. ESX/Linux User and Group Management Tools
  16. ESX/Linux User Authentication
  17. Configuring ESX Authentication
  18. ESX Authentication Settings
  19. Reusing Passwords
  20. Configuring Password Complexity
  21. Topic: ESX / Active Directory (AD) Integration
  22. AD-ESX Authentication Integration
  23. UNIX Authentication Model
  24. Authentication Flow
  25. Topic: Managing Firewalls
  26. Firewall Configurations
  27. TCP and UDP Ports
  28. Default Service Console Security
  29. Certificates and Data Encryption
  30. Firewall Configuration in the vSphere Client
  31. Firewall Commands
  32. Service Console Security Levels
  33. Service Console Firewall
  34. Topic: SSH Access
  35. Secure Shell (SSH)
  36. Controlling SSH Access
  37. SSH/Console Banner Message
  38. Monitoring Service Console Access
  39. last Command
  40. fuser Command
  41. Topic: Running Elevated Commands (su, sudo, setuid/setgid)
  42. root Logon
  43. Restricting substitute user (su)
  44. Configure the Wheel Group
  45. sudo
  46. sudo Usage
  47. Topic: VMsafe and vShield Zones
  48. VMsafe Overview
  49. Current VMsafe Partners
  50. vShield Zones Overview
  51. vShield VM Wall Features
  52. vShield VM Flow Features
  53. Chapter 09 Review
  54. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 11 -Patching and Upgrading ESX

(Duration: 32m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: Patching ESX Server
  3. Planned Downtime: Maintenance Mode
  4. Patch Installation: esxupdate
  5. Scripted Patch Installation
  6. GUI Patch Installation- VMTS Patch Manager (VMTS.net, FREE)
  7. Topic: Patching with Update Manager
  8. Update Manager Overview
  9. Update Manager vSphere Client Plugin
  10. Update Manager Baselines
  11. Update Manager Tab
  12. Update Manager Remediation Defaults and Configuration Options
  13. Update Manager Downloads
  14. Update Manager Download Service
  15. Remediation
  16. Update Manager Events
  17. Topic: Upgrades and Migrations
  18. Upgrade Methodology
  19. Upgrade VirtualCenter to a New Version
  20. ESX Migration to New Hardware 3.x to Any Version
  21. ESX 4.x Migration to New Hardware ESX Enterprise Plus Environment
  22. ESX Upgrade Using Update Manager
  23. ESX Upgrade Using vSphere Host Update Utility
  24. Overview of Scripted Upgrade
  25. Upgrade the Virtual Machines
  26. Use the vSphere Client to Upgrade the VMware Tools
  27. Use vSphere Client to Upgrade Virtual Machine Hardware
  28. Use Update Manager to Upgrade Virtual Machines
  29. Chapter 11 Review
  30. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 13 -Server and VM Monitoring

(Duration: 1h 14m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: Tools for Optimization
  3. Balloon-Driver: vmmemctl
  4. VMkernel Swap- Defined
  5. VMkernel Swap (vm-name.vswp)
  6. Transparent Memory Page Sharing
  7. Demo– Memory and CPU Utilization
  8. Virtual CPUs (vCPUs)
  9. VMkernel CPU Load Balancing
  10. Topic: VM Performance Monitoring
  11. Performance Monitoring
  12. Customize Performance Chart
  13. Troubleshooting Performance
  14. Problem: High CPU Utilization
  15. Problem: High Memory Utilization
  16. Problem: High Disk Utilization
  17. Problem: High Network Utilization
  18. Veeam Monitor
  19. Veeam Monitor Demo
  20. Vizioncore vFoglight
  21. Vizioncore vFoglight – Monitoring
  22. Topic: Configuring Alarms
  23. vCenter Alarms
  24. Alarm Settings
  25. Default Alarms in vCenter
  26. Configure vCenter Notifications
  27. Topic: ESX and vCenter Logs
  28. Using esxtop
  29. Performance Snapshots from CLI
  30. ESX Log File Locations
  31. ESX Log Files
  32. vCenter Log Files and Rotation
  33. Collecting vCenter Log Files
  34. Collecting Diagnostics Data
  35. Demo – Log Dump
  36. Sending Logs to a Syslog Server
  37. Chapter 13 Review
  38. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)
This course includes
  • about 13.19 hours on-demand video
  • 14 downloadable Pdf Workbooks
  • Unlimited time access (During Membership)
  • Access on mobile and Desktop
  • Certificate of Completion

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Module 02 -Virtualization Overview

(Duration: 38m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Virtualization Overview
  3. Why Virtualize?- Cost Savings
  4. VMware TCO/ROI Calculator
  5. Why Virtualize?- Simplified Management!
  6. What is Virtual Infrastructure?
  7. What is a Virtual Machine (VM)?
  8. Type 1 and Type 2 Hypervisors
  9. VMware Virtualization Products
  10. vSphere 4
  11. VMware Infrastructure 3
  12. VMware Server 2.0
  13. VMware vCenter Server
  14. vCenter Update Manager
  15. VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat
  16. vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
  17. VMware vCenter Chargeback
  18. VMware Data Recovery
  19. vCenter Lifecycle Manager
  20. vCenter Lab Manager
  21. VMware Converter
  22. VMware vCenter AppSpeed
  23. VMware vCenter Orchestrator
  24. VMware Capacity Planner
  25. VMmark
  26. VMware View 4 (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, VDI)
  27. VMware View 4 Pricing and Packaging
  28. VMware Workstation 7
  29. VMware ACE 2.5
  30. VMware Fusion 2.0
  31. VMware Player 2.5
  32. Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1
  33. Microsoft Virtual PC 2007
  34. Windows Server Virtualization (Hyper-V) Windows Server 2008 R2
  35. Hyper-V Screenshot
  36. System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008
  37. SCVMM 2008
  38. SCVMM 2008 Architecture
  39. XenServer Enterprise v5.5
  40. Virtualization Platforms
  41. Chapter 02 Review
  42. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 -Tools to Administer ESX

(Duration: 59m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: Overview of 3rd Party Tools
  3. Veeam (veeam.com)
  4. Veeam nworks 4.5
  5. Veeam- FastSCP 3.0
  6. WinSCP
  7. ISO Programs
  8. Novell- PlateSpin Migrate
  9. Novell- PlateSpin Orchestrate
  10. Vizioncore Tools (Quest Software)
  11. PHD Virtual (phdvirtual.com)
  12. VKERNEL (vkernel.com)
  13. Demo- Third Party Tools
  14. Topic: ESX Configuration Commands
  15. PuTTY
  16. Nano and VI Editor
  17. Windows Commands vs. Linux Commands
  18. Sample ESX Commands
  19. Service Console Linux Commands
  20. Common Command Line Interface (CLI) Options
  21. Datastore Browser
  22. Demo- Command Line Commands and Usage
  23. Chapter 04 Review
  24. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 -Configuring Storage

(Duration: 1h 19m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: Storage Concepts
  3. Storage Terms
  4. SAN vs. NAS in vSphere
  5. Multipathing
  6. Path and Device Naming
  7. Pluggable Storage Architecture – PSA
  8. Native Multipathing Plugin (NMP)
  9. Path Selection Considerations
  10. Viewing Multipathing
  11. Multipathing Commands
  12. PSA Commands
  13. Multipathing Command Examples
  14. Topic: iSCSI Storage (GUI and Command Line)
  15. Internet Small Computers Systems Interface (iSCSI) Overview
  16. iSCSI Terms for ESX / ESXi
  17. ESX / ESXi and iSCSI SAN Environment and Addressing
  18. Hardware vs. Software Initiators
  19. Multipathing with iSCSI
  20. iSCSI Software Initiator Networking
  21. Configuring iSCSI
  22. Configure Software Initiator
  23. Bind VMkernel ports to Storage Adapter
  24. Discovering iSCSI Targets
  25. Enable Jumbo Frames
  26. Configure Software Initiator: CHAP Authentication
  27. iSCSI Firewall Access – ESX 3.5
  28. iSCSI Firewall Settings (CLI) ESX 3.5
  29. Software iSCSI Configuration Options (CLI)
  30. Software iSCSI Adapter Enable/Disable/Scan
  31. iSCSI Configuration Options (CLI)
  32. View and Configure iSCSI Adapter (CLI)
  33. iSCSI Software Initiator Troubleshooting
  34. iSCSI Vendors and Products
  35. HP/LeftHand Networks Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA)
  36. Stonefly Hybrid Storage Concentrator (HSC)
  37. Stonefly (HSC) LUN Creation and Volume Management
  38. Topic: Fibre Channel Storage
  39. What is Fibre Channel?
  40. Fibre Channel Terms for ESX / ESXi
  41. ESX / ESXi and Fibre Channel SAN Environment and Addressing
  42. Scanning Fibre Channel LUNs
  43. Multipathing with Fibre Channel
  44. Configuring Multipathing with Fibre Channel
  45. Fibre Channel Vendors and Products
  46. Topic: VMFS Datastores (GUI and Command Line)
  47. Virtual Machine File System (VMFS-3)
  48. Viewing and Creating a VMFS Datastore
  49. Expanding Your VMFS Datastore Using Extents
  50. Add an Extent to Your Existing VMFS
  51. Expanding Your SAN LUN
  52. LUN Identification using esxcfg-scsidevs
  53. Partition Alignment Using fdisk
  54. Demo – Disk Partitioning
  55. VMFS Operations – vmkfstools
  56. Displaying Disk Usage Detail (vdf -h)
  57. Topic: NAS Storage and NFS Datastores (GUI and Command Line)
  58. Network Attached Storage (NAS) and ESX Server
  59. NFS Components, Addressing and Access Control with NFS on Linux
  60. NFS Target on Windows 2003 R2
  61. Demo – Windows NFS Server Setup
  62. Create an NFS Datastore
  63. NFS Configuration Options (CLI)
  64. NFS Configuration Options (CLI) Examples
  65. Topic: Raw Device Mapping (RDM)
  66. Raw Device Mapping (RDM)
  67. Raw Device Mapping Benefits
  68. RDM Compatibility Modes
  69. RDM CLI Commands
  70. Chapter 06 Review
  71. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 08 -VM Creation Configuration and Snapshots

(Duration: 1h 57m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: Create a VM
  3. VM Virtual Hardware
  4. Types of Virtual NICs (vNIC)
  5. Virtual Machine Files
  6. Virtual Disk
  7. Virtual SCSI Controller Type
  8. Demo– Paravirtualized SCSI Install
  9. VMDirectPath
  10. Virtual Machine Access to Storage
  11. Install Guest OS into VM
  12. VM Console and Menus
  13. VMware Tools
  14. VMware Tools Configurable Features
  15. Topic: Create Multiple VMs, Templates and Clones
  16. Clones and Templates
  17. Deploy VM from Template
  18. Customizing the OS in a Virtual Machine
  19. Customization Specification Manager
  20. Demo– Customization Specification
  21. Deploying Across Datacenters
  22. Topic: Virtual Appliances
  23. Virtual Appliances
  24. Import Virtual Appliances
  25. Export VM to OVF Format
  26. Topic VMware Converter (P2V- V2V)
  27. VMware Converter 4.01
  28. VMware vCenter Converter 4.01 Versions Comparison
  29. Pre Conversion Tasks
  30. Hot/Cold Cloning- 4 Step Process
  31. Post Conversion Steps
  32. Enterprise Converter Usage
  33. VMware Converter Standalone
  34. Troubleshooting VMware Converter
  35. Topic: Manage VMs
  36. Hot and Cold VM Migrations
  37. Hot Add Memory and CPUs
  38. VM Properties- Hardware Tab
  39. VM Properties- Options Tab
  40. Resize a Virtual Disk
  41. Extend VMDK
  42. Renaming a Virtual Machine
  43. vmware-cmd
  44. Topic: VM Startup / Shutdown
  45. Startup/Shutdown of VMs
  46. Enabling VM Startup/Shutdown
  47. VM Startup/Shutdown Override
  48. Topic: VM Snapshots
  49. Virtual Machine Snapshots
  50. Files Used by Snapshots
  51. Taking Snapshots
  52. Snapshot Manager
  53. Reverting to a Snapshot
  54. Deleting Snapshots
  55. Topic: Web Access
  56. Web Access Management
  57. Enable Web Access in ESX
  58. Log in to Web Access
  59. Web Access Tasks
  60. Generate Virtual Machine Shortcut
  61. Demo- MUI and Web Access
  62. Topic: VM Troubleshooting and Best Practices
  63. Troubleshooting VM Problems
  64. Differences Between VMs and Physical Servers (Best Practices)
  65. Chapter 08 Review
  66. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 10 -Advanced ESX and vCenter Management

(Duration: 1h 13m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: Configuring VMotion
  3. VMotion Migration
  4. How VMotion Works
  5. VMotion: ESX Host Requirements
  6. Identifying CPU Characteristics
  7. Enable or Disable Nx/xD
  8. VMotion Errors and Warnings
  9. vCenter Topology Maps
  10. Cluster Map View
  11. VM Map View
  12. Advanced VMotion Errors
  13. Topic: Storage VMotion
  14. Storage VMotion Migration
  15. Requirements for Storage VMotion
  16. Remote Command-Line (RCLI)
  17. (RCLI/vCLI) Non-interactive Mode: SVMotion Examples
  18. Storage VMotion Plug-in for vCenter 2.5
  19. Storage VMotion in vSphere 4
  20. Topic: Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Cluster
  21. Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Overview
  22. DRS Cluster in the vCenter Inventory
  23. vCenter Cluster
  24. Initial Placement
  25. Dynamic Balancing / History
  26. Configure Automation Level
  27. Affinity / Anti-Affinity Rules
  28. Virtual Machine Options
  29. Distributed Power Management (DPM)
  30. Enhanced VMotion Compatibility (EVC)
  31. VM Swapfile location
  32. Topic: Resource Pools and Monitoring
  33. VMs CPU and Memory Resource Setting Terms
  34. CPU Resource Settings
  35. Memory Resource Settings
  36. Memory Overhead
  37. Resource Shares
  38. Resource Pools
  39. Expandable Reservations
  40. Resource Pool Example Summary
  41. Resource Pool Example: CPU Limits
  42. Troubleshooting Memory Resources
  43. Retaining ESX Host Resource Pools
  44. Best Practices for VM Resources
  45. Monitoring the DRS Cluster- Resource Allocation
  46. Monitoring the DRS Cluster- DRS Resource Distribution Graph
  47. Monitor Cluster Usage
  48. Topic: vNetwork Distributed Virtual Switches
  49. Distributed vSwitch Overview
  50. Creating a Distributed Virtual Switch
  51. Edit dvSwitch Settings
  52. Edit dvSwitch Policy Settings
  53. Edit dvSwitch Port Group Settings
  54. Cisco Nexus 1000v Virtual Switch
  55. Nexus 1000v Architecture
  56. Topic: Host Profiles
  57. Host Profiles Overview
  58. Create Host Profile
  59. Edit Host Profile
  60. Attach Host Profile
  61. Check Compliance with Host Profile
  62. Apply Host Profile
  63. Export a Host Profile
  64. Topic: Linked Mode Group of vCenter Servers
  65. Linked vCenter Servers Overview
  66. Linked Mode Group Prerequisites
  67. Create a Linked Mode Group
  68. Manage Multiple vCenters
  69. Chapter 10 Review
  70. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 12 -Disaster Recovery and Backup

(Duration: 57m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
  3. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) v4.0.0
  4. SRM Architecture Overview
  5. SRM- Site Recovery Infrastructure
  6. SRM- Create Recovery Plans
  7. SRM- Test Recovery Plans
  8. SRM- Automate Failover
  9. Topic: High Availability (HA)
  10. VMware High Availability
  11. VMware HA in Action
  12. Configure HA Cluster
  13. VMware HA: Virtual Machine Options
  14. Host Isolation
  15. Guidelines for Isolation Response Setting
  16. HA VM Monitoring
  17. Viewing your HA Cluster
  18. Allowable Host Failure Tolerance
  19. Troubleshooting VMware HA
  20. Demo- HA in Action
  21. Topic: VM Fault Tolerance
  22. Fault Tolerance Overview
  23. Fault Tolerance Requirements
  24. Configure VMkernel NIC
  25. Turn on Host Certificate Checking
  26. Turn on Fault Tolerance
  27. Topic: Microsoft Clustering
  28. Virtualizing Microsoft Clusters
  29. Microsoft Cluster Services
  30. Microsoft Cluster Services Requirements
  31. Topic: Backup Strategies
  32. Backup Strategies for VMs
  33. VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) Features
  34. VM File-Level Backup Using Backup Agent
  35. Recommendations for Backups
  36. VCB Components
  37. Centralized Restore
  38. Per-Department Restore
  39. Self-Service Restore
  40. Best Practices
  41. Best Practices- Proxy Performance
  42. Service Console Backup and Restore
  43. Topic: Using VCB Command Line Utilities
  44. Using VCB Command-Line Utilities
  45. Full VM Identification and Backup
  46. Files that Make Up a Full VM Backup
  47. Back Up and Restore Individual Virtual Disks from Service Console
  48. Restore a Full VM Backup (Any VM Operating System)
  49. Restore Single Files from Full Windows VM Backup
  50. Topic: VMware Data Recovery
  51. What is Data Recovery?
  52. Configure Data Recovery
  53. Configure Virtual Appliance
  54. Configure VMs to Backup
  55. Configure Data Recovery Appliance and Setup Backup Job
  56. Topic: Third Party Backups
  57. esXpress v3.6.1
  58. esXpress v3.6.1- vCenter Plugin
  59. Vizioncore- vRanger Pro 4.0 DPP
  60. Vizioncore- vRanger Pro 3.3
  61. vRanger Pro- Screenshot
  62. Veeam Backup and Replication v4
  63. Veeam Backup- Screenshot
  64. Symantec Netbackup
  65. Veritas Netbackup- Screenshots
  66. Chapter 12 Review
  67. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 14 -Installing and Configuring ESXi

(Duration: 24m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic: ESXi Overview
  3. ESXi 4.0 Server Overview
  4. Topic: ESXi Installation
  5. Installing ESXi 4.0 Server
  6. Installation of ESXi 4.0
  7. Local Configuration of ESXi 4.0
  8. Topic: ESXi Management
  9. vSphere Command Line Interface (vCLI)
  10. vCLI Commands
  11. Managing ESXi 4.0 Directly from vSphere Client (VIC)
  12. ESXi 4.0 Management
  13. Managing ESXi 4.0 from vCenter
  14. Managing ESXi 4.0 in a DRS Cluster
  15. Chapter 14 Review
  16. Course Closure
  17. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Course Features Include:

  • Expert Lectures
    Learn on-demand from top instructors who are industry subject matter experts. Our highly certified expert instructors possess a superior understanding of the subject matter in their fields and have the ability to convey this knowledge in an effective, engaging, and professional manner to a wide audience.

  • Certificates of Completion
    Upon completion of a series of courses you can earn a certificate of completion from Career Academy. Certificates of Completion will display your full name, course completed, as well as the date of completion. Students have the ability to print this out or save it digitally to showcase your accomplishment.

  • PowerPoint Visuals:
    Many of the in-depth theories and processes discussed in our courses can be learned most efficiently through the detailed PowerPoint slides presented. These visuals are accompanied by an instructor voice-over to provide our students with a clear, efficient, and complete presentation of concepts.

  • Professional Development Activities
    Students are provided access to professional development activity files which allow for an individual to test out course theories and apply the knowledge they earned from the course.

  • Review Quizzes
    Once a course is completed, test your knowledge by taking our course review quiz! Students have the ability to retake any review quizzes as many times as they wish to ensure they understand the material or to improve upon their scores.

  • Mobile Access
    With our universal course player, you can learn from your computer, tablet as well as mobile devices. Keep up with your training on the go!

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