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VMware vSphere PowerCLI: Advanced Management

Course Summary

Part 2 of 2 of the VMware vSphere PowerCLI series will teach you advanced PowerCLI concepts and functionality to help you automate and customize your virtual environment. You'll learn to automate ESX configurations, automate the creation of virtual machin

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Managing Virtual Networks with PowerCLI
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Virtual Networking in a Nutshell
        ◦ Overview of the Virtual Networking Cmdlets
        ◦ Managing the Host Network with VMHostNetwork Cmdlets
        ◦ Managing Host Network Adapters with VMHostNetworkAdapter Cmdlets
        ◦ The Get-VMHostNetworkAdapter Cmdlet
        ◦ The New-VMHostNetworkAdapter Cmdlet
        ◦ The Set-VMHostNetworkAdapter Cmdlet
        ◦ Working with Virtual Switches with the VirtualSwitch Cmdlets
        ◦ The New-VirtualSwitch Cmdlet
        ◦ The Set-NicTeamingPolicy Cmdlet
        ◦ Working with Distributed Virtual Switches
        ◦ Working with Virtual Portgroups
    ● Managing Storage with PowerCLI
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ From Host to Datastore, a Journey
        ◦ Overview of the Storage Cmdlets
        ◦ Working with the Storage Subsystem
        ◦ Working with the Host Bus Adapters
        ◦ Configuring iSCSI Using PowerCLI
        ◦ Creating a New iSCSI Target Connection
        ◦ Working with Disks, LUNs, and Partitions
        ◦ Modifying LUN Multipath Policy
        ◦ Examining Disks and Partitions
        ◦ Managing Datastores
        ◦ Using the Datastore Provider and Introducing the VIM Providers
        ◦ Copying Files Between Datastores
    ● Managing High Availability and Clustering with PowerCLI
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ What is VMware High Availability?
        ◦ What is VMware Dynamic Resource Scheduling?
        ◦ Overview of the HA and DRS Cmdlets
        ◦ Creating an HA / DRS Cluster
        ◦ Adding an ESX Host to a Cluster and Modifying Cluster HA Settings
        ◦ The DRS Cmdlets
        ◦ Creating a DRS Affinity Rule
        ◦ Configuring Virtual Machine Cluster Settings
        ◦ Working with Resource Pools
        ◦ Advanced Cluster Configuration
    ● Managing vCenter with PowerCLI
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Working with Containers
        ◦ Working with Custom Attributes
        ◦ Managing vCenter Access Control
    ● Reporting with PowerCLI
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ A Special Note About ESXi
        ◦ How to Create Great Reports - A Brief Overview
        ◦ Requirements
        ◦ Interpret the Data
        ◦ Automate! If You Repeat It, Script It!
        ◦ Using PowerCLI to Create Reports
        ◦ Report 1: Host Inventory
        ◦ Using VMHostReport.ps1 Script
        ◦ Report 2: VM Inventory
        ◦ Using VMReport.ps1 Script
        ◦ Sending an E-mail with VM Report
        ◦ Report 3: Storage Utilization
        ◦ Using Export-DSReport.ps1 Script
        ◦ Using Search Datastore Function


Course Fee:
USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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