VMware vSphere: Advanced Administration Workshop V7

This 5-day VMware vSphere: Advanced Administration Workshop [v7] course trains you with advanced-level knowledge of administrative as well as routine tasks. You will get exposure to real-world situations faced by VMBeans, a fictitious company. This is a 5-day course and leads you through the challenges of companies planning to build and scale their virtual infrastructure.


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VMware vSphere: Advanced Administration Workshop V7 Course

Our vSphere: Advanced Administration [v7] training course is a 5-day course designed for students who have working experience on Linux or Microsoft Windows operating systems and require candidates to complete the VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7] course.
This workshop enhances your VMware administration skills and knowledge by covering in-depth topics. It does not provide guided step-by-step instructions, instead, the training uses scenario-based lab exercises. With the help of references and suggested documentation provided, you will have to analyze tasks, research, and assume the required solution.
Approximately 90% of the class is taught through labs and is application-focused.  This advanced administration course is in alignment with the objectives of the VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Virtualization Deploy exam.
Product Alignment
•    VMware ESXi™ 7
•    VMware vCenter Server 

Course Curriculum


This Advanced Administration Workshop [V7] training is ideal for:

  • System administrators
  • System integrators

Course Objectives

This VMware vSphere: Advanced Administration Workshop [V7] course aims to provide the following skills:

  • Configure vSphere storage and networking and enable cluster features
  • Automate host configurations with the use of host profiles
  • Use Cluster Quickstart to create a VMware vSAN™ enabled cluster
  • Configure the VMware vCenter Server® identity provider
  • Troubleshoot storage connectivity and host connectivity
  • Perform lifecycle operations on vSphere components
  • Implement security hardening guidelines to and virtual machines and vSphere

Eligibility Criteria

You must fulfill one of these prerequisites before applying to the VMware vSphere: Advanced Administration Workshop [V7] course:

  • Completion of VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7] course
  • VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV) certification
  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

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Course Outline

- Introductions and course logistics
- Course objectives
- Introduction to fictitious company: VMBeans

- Enable cluster features that help to improve resource allocation and availability of virtual machines
- Use standard virtual switches to create networking in a cluster
- Recognize when to use VMware vSphere® vMotion®
- Recognize requirements for using iSCSI
- Identify the purpose of iSCSI multipathing
- Select the appropriate vSphere storage types to meet requirements
- Recognize when to configure ESXi NTP support
- Recognize ESXi user account best practices
- Configure ESXi host settings
- Use host profiles appropriately

 - Use Cluster Quickstart to create a vSAN enabled cluster
- Configure advanced vSphere HA settings
- Recognize the benefits of Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
- Configure the vCenter Server identity provider
- Assign specific permissions and roles to ADFS users
- Recognize how Enhanced vMotion Compatibility benefits VM mobility
- Perform a Cross vCenter Server Migration
- Use content libraries to share virtual machine templates between sites


- Troubleshoot ESXi connectivity issues
- Troubleshoot iSCSI storage issues
- Troubleshoot vSphere cluster resources
- Troubleshoot VMware PowerCLI™ issues
- Back up vCenter Server


- Troubleshoot upgrade-blocking issues
- Increase logging levels on vCenter Server
- Configure a VMware Tools™ shared repository
- Upgrade vCenter Server
- Upgrade ESXi
- Upgrade VMware Tools
- Upgrade Virtual Machine Compatibility
- Work with VM placement rules

- Manage advanced virtual machine configurations
- Configure a key management server
- Encrypt virtual machines using vSphere VM encryption
- Secure VMs in transit with encrypted vSphere vMotion
- Identify and implement different ESXi CPU scheduler options
- Apply security hardening guidelines to ESXi hosts
- Replace vCenter Server certificates with trusted CA-signed certificates
- Deploy a new vCenter Server instance
- Reconfigure the primary network identifier for vCenter Server

Course Reviews


This VMware training from Vinsys is in alignment with the latest industry technical standards and teaches everything related to troubleshooting the VMware environment. Moreover, the technically proficient trainers use a specific pathway that guides you to learn the in-depth functionalities of the troubleshooting tools with extensive hands-on training sessions.

VMware administrator allows you to monitor and manage systems that operate through VMware products and services. Also, VMware administrators ensure the stability and security of VMware networks to maintain quality standards. This course trains and certifies your skills as an efficient VMware administrator.

Administration of the virtualization environment such as VMware vSphere is an essential skill required by organizations. The VMware platform will certainly grow eventually. With a set of authentic VMware certifications you validate your skills in the environment and your career is bound to prosper in 2022 and beyond.

The vSphere: Advanced Administration Workshop [V7] course costs $4625. To know our revised price for this training, get in touch with our training coordinator.

ESXi 7.0 requires a RAM of at least 16 GB to run VMware on your system. To support 64-bit virtual machines, support for hardware virtualization (Intel VT-x or AMD RVI) must be enabled on x64 CPUs.

For more information about this certification, please connect with us or write to us at enquiry@vinsys.com.

In case, you have more queries about the certification, please connect with us or write to us at enquiry@vinsys.com