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VMware vSphere Troubleshooting: Troubleshoot vSphere Networking

Course Summary

Part 2 of 4 in the VMware vSphere Troubleshooting series focuses on troubleshooting virtual networking. The goal of this course is to enhance your skills to enable you to troubleshoot vSphere. This course will show you how to troubleshoot vSphere using lo

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Network Distributed Virtual Switch Refresher
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Why the Distributed Virtual Switch is So Important
        ◦ Comparing the Distributed vSwitch and Standard vSwitch
        ◦ How the dvSwitch Works - Control and I/O Plane
        ◦ Comparing ESX and ESXi Networking Differences
        ◦ Creating a Distributed Virtual Switch
        ◦ Connecting VMs to the Distributed Virtual Switch
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Understanding Virtual Network Configuration Files
        ◦ Locating vSphere Entries in VM Configuration Files
        ◦ Locating vSphere Entries in ESX/ESXi Host Configuration Files
        ◦ Examining net-dvs Output
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Troubleshooting Virtual Networks from the CLI
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Troubleshooting the vNetwork with esxtop/resxtop
        ◦ Using vicfg and esxcfg Commands to Troubleshoot vNetworks
        ◦ esxcfg Commands
        ◦ vicfg Commands
        ◦ Understanding dvSwitch Sync and Timeouts
        ◦ Deleting Old dvSwitch Data
        ◦ Restoring a Standard Switch on an ESXi Server
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● vSphere Network Troubleshooting How-To
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Troubleshooting Service Console and VMkernel Issues
        ◦ Restarting vCenter Service (vpxd)
        ◦ Restarting hostd and vpxa
        ◦ Restarting Management Services in ESXi Host
        ◦ Adding a Redundant Management Interface
        ◦ Restoring Connectivity to a Host After Management Was Lost
        ◦ Troubleshooting DNS and Routing Issues
        ◦ Using CDP to Assist in Troubleshooting
        ◦ Determining the Root Cause of vNetwork Trouble
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Understanding and Using Private VLANs
        ◦ Private VLANs Explained
        ◦ Who Uses Private VLANs?
        ◦ Configuring Private VLANs in vSphere
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Understanding dvSwitch Port Bindings
        ◦ What is a dvSwitch Port Binding?
        ◦ Three Types of Port Bindings - Static, Dynamic, and Ephameral
        ◦ Configuring dvSwitch Port Bindings in vSphere
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Using a Network Packet Analyzer on a Virtual Network
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Packet Capture Concepts
        ◦ Packet Capture on Virtual and Physical Network
        ◦ Packet Analyzer Options
        ◦ Configuring the vNetwork for Packet Capture
        ◦ Using Wireshark to Analyze the Virtual Network
        ◦ Downloading, Installing and Running Wireshark
        ◦ Using tcpdump to Analyze the Virtual Network
        ◦ What We Covered

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USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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