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Course Description:

The VMware vSphere Install, Configure, Manage course features conceptual Instructor-led on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organisation of any size.


  • Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center

  • Describe the topology of a physical data centre

  • Explain the vSphere virtual infrastructure

  • Define the files and components of virtual machines

  • Describe the benefits of using virtual machines

  • Explain the similarities and differences between physical architectures and virtual architectures

  • Define the purpose of ESXi

  • Define the purpose of vCenter Server

  • Explain the software-defined data centre

  • Describe private, public, and hybrid clouds

  • Creating Virtual Machines

  • Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files

  • Identify the files that make up a virtual machine

  • Discuss the latest virtual machine hardware and its features

  • Describe virtual machine CPU, memory, disk, and network resource usage

  • Explain the importance of VMware Tools™

  • Discuss PCI pass-through, Direct I/O, remote direct memory access, and NVMe

  • Deploy and configure virtual machines and templates

  • Identify the virtual machine disk format vCenter Server

  • Introduce the vCenter Server architecture

  • Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance

  • Use vSphere Web Client

  • Back up and restore vCenter Server

  • Examine vCenter Server permissions and roles

  • Explain the vSphere HA architectures and features

  • Examine the new vSphere authentication proxy

  • Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses

  • Access and navigate the new vSphere clients

  • Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

  • Describe, create, and manage standard switches

  • Configure virtual switch security and load-balancing policies

  • Contrast and compare vSphere distributed switches and standard switches

  • Describe the virtual switch connection types

  • Describe the new TCP/IP stack architecture

  • Use VLANs with standard switches

  • Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

  • Virtual Machine Management

  • Resource Management and Monitoring

  • Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts

  • Explain virtual memory reclamation techniques

  • Describe virtual machine overcommitment and resource competition

  • Configure and manage resource pools

  • vSphere HA, vSphere Fault Tolerance, and Protecting Data

  • vSphere DRS

  • vSphere Update Manager



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This course prepares you for the following certification: 


  • VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization

Recommended skills level: 


Networking (TCP/IP  and  ISO/OSI )


Recommended Certifications: 


CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Associate 

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