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VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V7] (VSFT7)


Who should attend

  • System administrators
  • System engineers


This course has the following prerequisites:

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe the software-defined data center (SDDC)
  • Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
  • Install and configure VMware ESXi™ hosts
  • Deploy and configure VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • Use VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration
  • Manage, monitor, back up, and protect vCenter Server Appliance
  • Create virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Describe the storage technologies supported by vSphere
  • Configure virtual storage using iSCSI and NFS storage
  • Create and manage VMware vSphere® VMFS datastores
  • Use the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library
  • Manage virtual machine resource use and manage resource pools
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • Create and manage a vSphere cluster that is enabled with VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™
  • Create virtual networks with VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™ and enable distributed switch features
  • Discuss solutions for managing the vSphere life cycle
  • Use VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ to apply patches and perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and virtual machines
  • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
  • Describe how vSphere storage APIs help storage systems integrate with vSphere
  • Configure and use virtual machine storage policies
  • Discuss the purpose and capabilities of VMware vSphere® with Kubernetes and how it fits into the VMware Tanzu™ portfolio

Course Content

This five-day, intensive course takes you from introductory to advanced VMware vSphere® 7 management skills. Building on the installation and configuration content from our best-selling course, you will also develop advanced skills needed to manage and maintain a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will install, configure and manage vSphere 7. You will explore the features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure and discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size using vSphere 7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 7 and VMware vCenter Server® 7.

Product Alignment

  • ESXi 7
  • vCenter Server 7
Online Training

Duration 5 days

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days


Time zone +04
14/06/2020 ― 18/06/2020 Online Training Time zone: UTC+4
1 hour difference
31/05/2020 ― 04/06/2020 Online Training Time zone: UTC+3
2 hours difference
20/07/2020 ― 24/07/2020 Online Training Time zone: CEST
19/10/2020 ― 23/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: CEST
8 hours difference
15/06/2020 ― 19/06/2020 Online Training Time zone: EDT
20/07/2020 ― 24/07/2020 Online Training Time zone: EDT
9 hours difference
01/06/2020 ― 05/06/2020 Online Training Time zone: CDT guaranteed date!
06/07/2020 ― 10/07/2020 Online Training Time zone: CDT
27/07/2020 ― 31/07/2020 Online Training Time zone: CDT
11 hours difference
13/07/2020 ― 17/07/2020 Online Training Time zone: PDT
Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
Middle East
30/08/2020 ― 03/09/2020 Kuwait City Course language: English
22/11/2020 ― 26/11/2020 Kuwait City Course language: English
13/09/2020 ― 17/09/2020 Muscat Course language: English
06/12/2020 ― 10/12/2020 Muscat Course language: English
16/08/2020 ― 20/08/2020 Doha Course language: English
08/11/2020 ― 12/11/2020 Doha Course language: English
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.