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VMware vSphere PowerCLI: Basics

Course Summary

Part 1 of 2 of the VMware vSphere PowerCLI series will introduce you to PowerCLI and teach you basic administration of hosts and virtual machines. This comprehensive training course will teach you how to automate and customize your virtual environment. Yo

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Getting Started with VMware vSphere PowerCLI Training
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Why Learn PowerCLI?
        ◦ About Your Instructor
        ◦ Course Overview
    ● Lab Setup
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Ground Rules
        ◦ Hardware Requirements
        ◦ Software Requirements
        ◦ Virtualize Your Lab!
        ◦ Logical Diagram
        ◦ Physical Lab
    ● Introduction to PowerCLI
        ◦ What is PowerCLI?
        ◦ Howe Does PowerCLI Work?
        ◦ Download the Toolkit
        ◦ The PowerCLI Console
        ◦ The PowerCLI Window
    ● PowerCLI Concepts
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Support Matrix
        ◦ vSphere Object Model
        ◦ Connecting to vSphere and vCenter
        ◦ PowerCLI Cmdlets
    ● Working with Objects in PowerShell
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ The Pipeline
        ◦ Examining Objects
        ◦ Filtering Objects
        ◦ Exporting Data
    ● Managing vSphere Hosts with PowerCLI
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Overview of the VMHost Cmdlets
        ◦ The Most Important Cmdlet: Get-VMHost
        ◦ Add ESX Server to vCenter
        ◦ Manage Host Accounts
        ◦ Work with Host Services
        ◦ Configure Network Time Protocol (NTP)
        ◦ Configure Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
        ◦ Maintain ESX Hosts
        ◦ Work with Host Profiles
    ● Managing Virtual Machines with PowerCLI
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Overview of the Virtual Machine Cmdlets
        ◦ Work with Snapshots
        ◦ Perform vMotion and svMotion
        ◦ Execute PowerCLI Scripts in Virtual Machines
        ◦ Automate Creation of Virtual Machines
        ◦ Manage Virtual Machine Power States
        ◦ The Set-VM Cmdlet
        ◦ The HardDisk Cmdlets
        ◦ The NetworkAdapter Cmdlets
        ◦ The CDDrive Cmdlets
        ◦ The VMQuestion Cmdlets
        ◦ Work with Templates


Course Fee:
USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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