VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (SF) (Synchronous e-learning)

This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 7 and VMware vCenter Server® 7.

Course Fee (with 9% GST)

Full Course Fees: $4,523.50

Self-Sponsored
SG Citizen/PR aged ≥ 21 years: $2,448.50
SG Citizen aged ≥ 40 years: $1,618.50

Co-Sponsored (SME)
SG Citizen/PR aged ≥ 21 years: $1,618.50
SG Citizen aged ≥ 40 years: $1,618.50

Co-Sponsored (MNC)
SG Citizen/PR aged ≥ 21 years: $2,448.50
SG Citizen aged ≥ 40 years: $1,618.50

Overview

Course Reference Number: TGS-2022015364

This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 7 and VMware vCenter Server® 7. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size.

This course is the foundation for most of the other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

Prerequisites

This course has the following prerequisites:
  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

IMportant notes

All Trainees must take note of the following:
  1. Must attend at least 75% of the course before being eligible to take the assessments.
  2. Dynamic QR Code Attendance Taking:
    a. Scan the QR Code that will be displayed by the Trainer on each session. Use your SingPass App to scan and submit your attendance. If you fail to do so, you will be deemed absent from that session.
    b. The QR Code is only accessible on:
    • Morning Session: between 9.00 am to 1.00 pm.
    • Afternoon Session: between 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm.
    c. Please take the attendance one at a time as the system can only register you one by one.
  3. Sign daily on the Attendance Sheet as a backup if any technical glitch happens.
  4. Submit Course Evaluation by the end of each module to help us improve the course and your future learning experience with us.
The course completion requirements for this course as follow:
  1. Attended at least 75% of the course.
  2. Declared as competent during the assessments.

Who Should Attend?

  • System administrators
  • System engineers

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

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