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VMware Workstation 9 for the IT Admin

Course Summary

This course will show you the inner workings of VMware Workstation. You'll learn to navigate the interface, configure virtual machines, access VMs remotely, and you'll learn to download and deploy virtual appliances. This course is intended for IT adminis

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Introduction to VMware Workstation for the IT Admin
        ◦ Top 5 Uses for VMware Workstation
        ◦ How I Use Workstation Daily
        ◦ What You'll Learn in this Course
    ● VMware Workstation Overview
        ◦ Virtualization 101
        ◦ Top 10 Features of VMware Workstation
        ◦ Evaluating Workstation for Free
    ● Installing VMware Workstation
        ◦ Workstation Requirements
        ◦ Installing Workstation, Step by Step
    ● What's New in Workstation 9?
        ◦ Workstation 9 New Features
        ◦ Additional Workstation 9 New Features
    ● Creating Virtual Machines in Workstation
        ◦ 3 Ways to Create a New Virtual Machine
        ◦ 7 Easy Steps to Great Virtual Machines
        ◦ Creating a Windows 2012 Server VM
        ◦ Installing VMware Tools
    ● Navigating and Using VMware Workstation
        ◦ How to Create a Virtual Machine Library
        ◦ Navigating VMware Workstation
        ◦ Default Hot Key Combinations
        ◦ How to Snapshot and Clone Virtual Machines
    ● Sharing Files Between Host and Virtual Machines
        ◦ File Sharing Requirements
        ◦ File Sharing
    ● Advanced Virtual Machine Configurations
        ◦ Advanced Virtual Network Configuration
        ◦ Virtual Disk Types
        ◦ Exploring Virtual Devices
    ● Accessing Virtual Machines Remotely with RDP, VNC, and WSX
        ◦ Virtual Machine Remote Access
        ◦ Accessing Virtual Machines with RDP
        ◦ Accessing Virtual Machines with VNC
        ◦ Accessing Virtual Machines with WSX
    ● Managing vSphere and Deploying VMs with Workstation
        ◦ Why Manage vSphere from Workstation?
        ◦ Connecting Workstation to vSphere
    ● Downloading and Deploying Virtual Appliances
        ◦ Downloading and Deploying Virtual Appliances
    ● Administering VMware Workstation from the Command Line
        ◦ Why Administer Workstation from the CLI?
        ◦ How to Administer Workstation from the CLI?
    ● Creating a Windows Active Directory Virtual Lab Using Workstation
        ◦ Windows AD Virtual Lab Scenarios
        ◦ Creating a Windows AD Virtual Lab with Workstation
    ● Converting Virtual Machines from Hyper-V to Workstation
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Converting from Hyper-V to Workstation with VMware Converter
    ● Comparing VMware Workstation to Other Solutions
        ◦ Comparing VMware Workstation
        ◦ Comparing Workstation to Fusion
        ◦ Comparing Workstation to Parallels Desktop
        ◦ Comparing Workstation to Oracle VM
        ◦ Comparing Workstation to VMware ESXi/vSphere
        ◦ Comparing Workstation to Microsoft Hyper-V
    ● Should I Use Workstation or vSphere?
        ◦ Workstation is for...
        ◦ vSphere is for...


Course Fee:
USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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