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VMware vSphere 5: Configuring

Course Summary

Part 2 of 3 in the VMware vSphere 5 series covers configuring VMware vSphere 5, including datacenters, hosts, virtual machines, virtual storage and more. This comprehensive course will show you how to virtualize your server and network infrastructure in a

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    Course Syllabus

    ● vCenter 5 - Configuring Your New Virtual Infrastructure
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Planning the Virtual Infrastructure
        ◦ Naming Convention
        ◦ vSphere Network Virtualization Diagram
        ◦ Adding Datacenters and Hosts
        ◦ Configuring the ESXi Server Clock and NTP
        ◦ Configuring vSphere Licensing
        ◦ Reviewing System Logs, vCenter Sessions, and Service Status
        ◦ Removing Getting Started Tabs
        ◦ Monitoring ESXi Host Health Hardware Status
        ◦ vCenter Server Settings and Plugins
        ◦ Adding Folders
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Creating and Modifying Virtual Guest Machines
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Three Ways to Create Virtual Machines
        ◦ Downloading VMs from Virtual Appliance Marketplace
        ◦ VMware Guest OS Install Guide
        ◦ Changing BIOS Settings in a Guest VM
        ◦ Creating ISO Images of CD/DVD Install Media
        ◦ Using the vSphere Datastore Browser
        ◦ Using Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) with vSphere
        ◦ Accessing ESXi Using SSH
        ◦ Creating a New Virtual Machine with a Fresh OS Install
        ◦ vSphere 5 EFI Firmware Option
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Installing and Configuring VMware Tools
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Why You Need VMware Tools
        ◦ Installing VMware Tools
        ◦ Searching and Sorting to Check VMware Status
        ◦ Updating VMware Tools
        ◦ Performing VMware Tools Installation
        ◦ Configuring VMware Tools with VMware Toolbox
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Understanding and Using Tasks, Events, and Alarms
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Understanding Tasks and Events
        ◦ Configuring SNMP and SMTP Email in vCenter
        ◦ Alerting You with vCenter Alarms
        ◦ Viewing, Filtering, and Exporting Tasks and Events
        ◦ Adding and Managing Alarms
        ◦ Disabling Alarm Actions
        ◦ Performing Configuration of SNMP and SMTP
        ◦ vCenter Service Status
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Virtual Storage 101 and Storage Terminology
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Storage 101 - Virtual Disks and VMFS
        ◦ Data Transfer
        ◦ Comparing Storage Technologies
        ◦ Storage Area Network (SAN) 101
        ◦ Fiber Channel SAN Components
        ◦ Fiber Channel HBAs
        ◦ Fiber Channel Connectivity
        ◦ Zoning
        ◦ Managing FC Storage
        ◦ Addressing FC SAN LUNs
        ◦ Understanding iSCSI Storage
        ◦ Why You Need a SAN
        ◦ Configuring iSCSI Storage
        ◦ Configuring NFS Storage
        ◦ Properties of Fiber Channel Datastore
        ◦ Storage Terminology and Specs
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA)
        ◦ vSphere Storage Appliance Overview
        ◦ What Makes VSA Unique
        ◦ VSA Cluster Design Options
        ◦ VSA SAN Maintenance Mode
        ◦ VSA Installation Gotchas
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Creating a Free iSCSI SAN with OpenFiler
        ◦ Why Use OpenFiler?
        ◦ Downloading OpenFiler
        ◦ Installing OpenFiler
        ◦ Configuring OpenFiler as an iSCSI SAN
        ◦ Connecting vSphere to the OpenFiler iSCSI SAN
        ◦ What We Covered
    ● Administering VMware ESXi Server Security
        ◦ Basics of vSphere Security
        ◦ Default vSphere Security Roles
        ◦ Adding, Modifying, and Removing ESXi Users and Groups
        ◦ Using Windows AD Users and Groups to Secure vSphere

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USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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