VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [V7]

This is a 5-day hands-on training course that delivers blended learning from the VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting and VMware vSphere®: Optimize and Scale courses. It is a fast-track course that includes topics from both these advanced courses to enhance your knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot and optimize vSphere at an expert level.

Product Alignment

  • ESXi 7
  • vCenter Server 7


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               560 Participants

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VMware vSphere Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [V7] course Overview

This VMware course escalates your knowledge about optimizing and troubleshooting vSphere infrastructure.
This course meets the training requirement to achieve the following certification:

  • VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)

Course Curriculum


Our Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [V7] VMware vSphere course training is ideal for:

  • Experienced system administrators
  • System engineers/ system integrators

Course Objectives

On completing this VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [V7] course training you will gain the skills to:

  • Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
  • Use VMware vSphere® Client™, command-line interfaces, and log files to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
  • Describe the capabilities and benefits of VMware Skyline
  • Explain the purpose of key vSphere log files
  • Analyze and monitor key performance indicators for storage, computing, and networking resources for VMware ESXi™ hosts
  • Optimize the performance of VMware vCenter Server® and the entire vSphere environment
  • Identify networking issues based on reported symptoms, authenticate, and troubleshoot the reported problem, detect the root cause, and implement the appropriate resolution
  • Using a logical troubleshooting methodology to analyze storage failure scenarios, identify the root cause, and apply the appropriate resolution to resolve the issues
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
  • Provide solutions to common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems
  • Analyze failure scenarios, identify and validate ESXi host and vCenter Server problems, and select the correct resolution
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine problems, including snapshot problems, migration problems, and connection problems
  • Troubleshoot performance problems with vSphere components

Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [V7] course, you must fulfill the following prerequisites:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7] certification
  • Knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
  • Experience in working at the command prompt is highly recommended

About The Examination

The VMware vSphere 7.x (2V0-21.20) exam confirms that an individual can implement, manage, and troubleshoot a VMware vSphere® 7 infrastructure including the VMware ESXi™ 7 and VMware vCenter Server® 7.

Exam code: 2V0-21.20
Exam format: Single and Multiple Choice, Proctored
Exam duration: 130 minutes
No. of questions: 70
Passing score: 300 (on a scale of 100-500)

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  • Instructor led Online Training
  • Experienced Subject Matter Experts
  • Approved and Quality Ensured training Material
  • 24*7 learner assistance and support


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Course Outline

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Define the scope of troubleshooting
  • Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
  • Apply a troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency
  • Use command-line tools (such as ESXCLI) to identify and troubleshoot vSphere problems
  • Identify important vSphere log files and interpret the log file contents
  • Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline
  • Explain how VMware Skyline works
  • Identify uses for Skyline Advisor
  • Explain performance features of network adapters
  • Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
  • Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metrics
  • Analyze and resolve standard switch and distributed switch problems
  • Analyze virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
  • Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations
  • Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance
  • Discuss vSphere support for NVMe and iSER technologies
  • Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics
  • Troubleshoot and resolve storage (iSCSI, NFS, and VMware vSphere® VMFS) connectivity and configuration problems
  • Analyze and resolve common VM snapshot problems
  • Identify and resolve multipathing-related problems, including common causes of permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD) event problems
  • Explain the CPU scheduler operation and other features that affect CPU performance
  • Explain NUMA and vNUMA support
  • Use esxtop to monitor key CPU performance metrics
  • Explain ballooning, memory compression, transparent page sharing, and host-swapping techniques for memory reclamation when memory is overcommitted
  • Use esxtop to monitor key memory performance metrics
  • Identify and recover from problems related to vSphere HA
  • Analyze and resolve VMware vSphere® vMotion® configuration and operational problems
  • Analyze and resolve common VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ problems
  • Identify, analyze, and solve virtual machine snapshot problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine power-on problems
  • Identify possible causes and troubleshoot virtual machine connection-state problems
  • Diagnose and recover from VMware Tools™ installation failures
  • Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
  • Use VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ tools to monitor resource use
  • Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot vCenter Server database problems
  • Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems

Course Reviews


This course enables you to gain expertise in optimizing, scaling, and troubleshooting various advanced areas of the VMware vSphere environment. This certification boosts your profile and opens up more employment opportunities. It validates your troubleshooting skills while also improving your skills to optimize and scale applications in the VMware environment.

Since virtualization is here to stay and grow in the global markets, the VMware platform has immense growth possibilities eventually. A network that allows quick scaling-up without compromising on efficiency is every organization’s priority. With a set of VMware certifications that authenticate your skills in the VMware environment, your career is bound to take giant leaps in 2022 and beyond.

The VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [V7] course costs $6475. As our training prices for each course may differ at different times, please confirm the current course price by connecting with our training coordinators.

vSphere provides you an unmatched performance within your budget frameworks, scalability, application support, and ease of use. The virtualization platform provides the lowest ownership cost while also supporting the scaling-up, performance, and availability 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 queries about the certification, please connect with us or write to us at enquiry@vinsys.com.

This fast-track VMware training from Vinsys aligns with the latest industry technical standards and teaches everything related to optimizing and troubleshooting the VMware environment. To foster effective learning, our technically proficient trainers use a specific, proven pathway that guides you to learn the in-depth functionalities of the optimization and troubleshooting tools with extensive hands-on training sessions