VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7]

This 5-day training program focuses on training professionals to implement vSphere infrastructure in any type of organization. This course will teach you the fundamentals of configuring, installing, and managing VMware vSphere® 7 including the VMware vCenter Server® 7 and VMware ESXi™ 7.
This course fulfils the training requirement to achieve the following certification:
•    VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)


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VMware vSphere: Install Configure Manage V7 Training Course

VMware certifications validate your experience in virtualization technologies and this course specifically is your first step toward a career in virtualization. In this course, you will learn about the VMware ESXi, a type-1 hypervisor developed by VMware for deploying and serving virtual computers, and how virtual machines interact with the physical hardware.

On completing this course, you will understand how to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size and forms the foundation for most of the other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

Course Curriculum


This VMware vSphere: Install Configure Manage [V7] course training is ideal for:

  • System administrators
  • System engineers

Course Objective

This VMware vSphere: Install Configure Manage [V7] training course will help you learn how to:

  • Describe the SDDCA – software-defined data center
  • Explain the function of vSphere components in the infrastructure
  • Describe the capabilities and benefits of VMware Skyline
  • Install and configure ESXi hosts
  • Deploy and configure VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • Manage the vCenter Server configuration and vCenter Server inventory by using VMware vSphere® Client™
  • Manage, monitor, back up, and protect vCenter Server Appliance
  • Create virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Describe the storage technologies supported by vSphere
  • Configure virtual storage using iSCSI and NFS storage
  • Create and manage VMware vSphere® VMFS datastores
  • Use the vSphere Client to create clones, templates, virtual machines, and snapshots
  • Deploy virtual machines from templates in the library and create a content library
  • Manage virtual machine resource use
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® and VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  • Create and manage a vSphere cluster that is enabled with VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ and VMware vSphere® High Availability
  • Discuss solutions for managing the vSphere life cycle
  • Use VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ to perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and virtual machine

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for the VMware vSphere: Install Configure Manage [V7] course must have:
•    System administration experience on Linux operating systems or Microsoft Window

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Course Outline

• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives

•  Explain basic virtualization concepts
•  Describe how vSphere fits into the software-defined data center and the cloud infrastructure
•  Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, and storage
•  Recognize the user interfaces for accessing the vCenter Server system and ESXi hosts
•  Describe the ESXi host architecture
•  Navigate the Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) to configure an ESXi host
•  Recognize ESXi host user account best practices
•  Install an ESXi host
•  Use VMware Host Client™ to configure ESXi host settings
•  Describe how to proactively manage your vSphere environment using VMware Skyline

• Create and provision a virtual machine
• Explain the importance of VMware Tools™
• Install VMware Tools
• Identify the files that make up a VM
• Recognize the components of a VM
• Recognize virtual devices supported by a VM
• Describe the benefits and use cases for containers
• Identify the parts of a container system

•  Describe the vCenter Server architecture
•  Discuss how ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter Server
•  Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
•  Use vSphere Client to manage the vCenter Server inventory
•  Add data center, organizational objects, and hosts to vCenter Server
•  Use roles and permissions to enable users to access objects in the vCenter Server inventory
•  Back up vCenter Server Appliance
•  Monitor vCenter Server tasks, events, and appliance health
•  Use VMware vCenter Server® High Availability to protect a vCenter Server Appliance

• Create and manage standard switches
• Describe the virtual switch connection types
• Configure virtual switch security, traffic-shaping, and load-balancing policies
• Compare vSphere distributed switches and standard switches

• Identify storage protocols and storage device types
• Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
• Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores
• Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
• Recognize the components of a VMware vSAN™ configuration

•  Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines
•  Modify and manage virtual machines
•  Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library
•  Use customization specification files to customize a new virtual machine
•  Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
•  Describe the Enhanced vMotion Compatibility feature
•  Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
•  Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere® Replication™
•  Describe the benefits of VMware vSphere® Storage APIs – Data Protection

• Discuss CPU and memory concepts in a virtualized environment
• Describe what overcommitment of a resource means
• Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
• Use various tools to monitor resource use
• Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events

• Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
• Create a vSphere DRS cluster
• Monitor a vSphere cluster configuration
• Describe options for making a vSphere environment highly available
• Explain the vSphere HA architecture
• Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
• Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
• Describe the function of the vSphere® Cluster Service

•  Recognize the importance of vCenter Server Update Planner
•  Describe how VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ works
•  Describe how to update ESXi hosts using baselines
•  Validate ESXi host compliance using a cluster image
•  Describe how to upgrade VMware Tools and VM hardware
•  Describe VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ and VMware vSAN™ integration

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.

This course trains you on the correct method of installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 7. It is the foundation for most of the other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center. So, if you want to advance your career in VMware, this course is a must-do.

With virtualization all over the globe, the VMware platform is gaining high recognition and is widely adopted across various domains of the industry. This course validates your foundational skills applicable to the VMware vSphere environment and thus is definitely worth pursuing in 2022.

The price for the VMware vSphere: Install Configure Manage [V7] course is $4,250. This price may vary. Please connect with our training coordinators for current price details.

vSphere allows you application support, ease of use, scalability, and unmatched performance within your budget frameworks. It is a virtualization platform that provides the lowest ownership cost while also supporting the scaling-up and performance of any application.

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 details about this course, write to us at enquiry@vinsys.com.