VMware Certified Associate Boot Camp (v6.0)

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This course is intended for candidates seeking to attain entry-level System Administration positions that require exposure to virtual infrastructure technologies
Course Duration:
5 days


Participants should have system administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.

Course Objectives:
  • Describe the software-de­fined data center
  • Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines
  • Describe vCenter Server architecture
  • Deploy a vCenter Server instance
  • Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
  • Confi­gure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere Client and VMware vSphere Web Client
  • Confi­gure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, virtual SAN, and Virtual Volume
  • Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere vMotion
  • Use VMware vSphere Storage vMotion to migrate virtual machine storage
  • Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
  • Introduce VMware vRealize Operations Manager to identify and solve issues through analytics and alerts
  • Manage VMware vSphere High Availability and VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance
  • Understand VMware vSphere Replication and VMware vSphere Data Protection to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery
  • Use VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler clusters to improve host scalability
  • Learn about vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability
  • Understand VMware vSphere Update Manage to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations
  • VMware Testing and Certifi­cation Readiness
Course Outline:
  • Course Introduction, References, and Datacenter
  • Exploring the Virtualization Platform with VMware
  • Plan, Install, and Configure ESXi
  • Plan, Install, and Configure ESXi
  • Plan and Deploy Virtual Machines
  • Install and configure vCenter Server
  • Configure and Mange Virtual Networks and Switches
  • Configure and Manage Virtual Storage
  • VM Templates, Clones, Snapshots, and Migration
  • Resource Management and Monitoring
  • High Availability and Fault Tolerance
  • Host Scalability and Clusters
  • vRealize Operations Manger
  • Disaster Recovery and Backup
  • Update Manager, Patching and Upgrades
  • Third Party Tools
  • Exam Preparation and Certification Readiness
  • Migrating Virtual Machines

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