VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 7.0 is a comprehensive five-day course designed for IT professionals and system administrators who want to gain expertise in installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 7.0, a leading virtualization platform. Participants will learn how to deploy and manage virtual machines, configure vSphere networking and storage, implement high availability and disaster recovery, and monitor vSphere resources efficiently.
- Familiarity with virtualization concepts and technologies is beneficial but not mandatory.
- Basic understanding of networking and storage concepts.
- Prior experience with VMware products or other virtualization platforms is helpful but not required.
The VMware vSphere course follows a combination of theoretical lectures, practical demonstrations, and hands-on labs. Instructors will provide comprehensive explanations of vSphere 7.0 features and concepts, followed by practical demonstrations to illustrate their implementation. The course will primarily focus on hands-on lab exercises, allowing participants to gain real-world experience in installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 7.0.
Introduction to VMware vSphere
Overview of virtualization and VMware vSphere architecture
Installing VMware ESXi and vCenter Server
Configuring vSphere Networking
Understanding vSphere standard and distributed switches
Configuring virtual networking components
Managing vSphere Storage
Configuring shared storage and datastores
Implementing VMware vSAN
Virtual Machine Management
Creating and managing virtual machines
Configuring virtual machine settings and resources
vSphere High Availability and Disaster Recovery
Implementing vSphere High Availability (HA) for automatic VM restart
Configuring vSphere Fault Tolerance (FT) for continuous availability
Introduction to vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Understand virtualization concepts and the architecture of VMware vSphere 7.0.
- Install and configure VMware ESXi and vCenter Server for virtualization management.
- Configure vSphere networking components for efficient communication between virtual machines.
- Manage vSphere storage resources and implement VMware vSAN for storage virtualization.
- Create and manage virtual machines, allocating resources effectively.
- Implement vSphere High Availability and Fault Tolerance for improved VM availability.
- Gain an introduction to vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) for resource management.
- Installing VMware ESXi and vCenter Server: Participants will install VMware ESXi on physical servers and deploy vCenter Server for centralized management.
- Configuring vSphere Networking: Participants will create vSphere standard and distributed switches and configure virtual networking components.
- Managing vSphere Storage: Participants will configure shared storage, datastores, and implement VMware vSAN for storage virtualization.
- Virtual Machine Management: Participants will create and manage virtual machines, adjusting settings and allocating resources.
- vSphere High Availability and Disaster Recovery: Participants will implement vSphere High Availability and Fault Tolerance for enhanced VM availability.