VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V8] (VSFT8)

 

Course Overview

This five-day, extended hour course takes you from introductory to advanced VMware vSphere® 8 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 8, which includes VMware ESXi™ 8 and VMware vCenter Server® 8.

Product Alignment

  • VMware ESXi 8.0
  • VMware vCenter 8.0

Who should attend

  • System administrators
  • System engineers

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

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:

  • Install and configure ESXi hosts
  • Deploy and configure vCenter
  • Use the vSphere Client to create the vCenter inventory and assign roles to vCenter users
  • Configure vCenter High Availability
  • Create and configure virtual networks using vSphere standard switches and distributed switches
  • Create and configure datastores using storage technologies supported by vSphere
  • Use the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Configure and manage a VMware Tools Repository
  • Create content libraries for managing templates and deploying virtual machines
  • Manage virtual machine resource use
  • Migrate virtual machines with vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion
  • Create and configure a vSphere cluster that is enabled with vSphere High Availability and vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • Manage the life cycle of vSphere to keep vCenter, ESXi hosts, and virtual machines up to date
  • Configure and manage vSphere networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
  • Use host profiles to manage VMware ESXi host compliance
  • Monitor the vCenter, ESXi, and VMs performance in the vSphere client

Course Content

  • Course Introduction
  • vSphere and Virtualization Overview
  • vCenter Management
  • Configure and Manage vSphere Networking
  • Configure and Manage vSphere Storage
  • Deploying Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Machines
  • vSphere Cluster Management
  • Managing the vSphere Lifecycle
  • Network Operations
  • Storage Operations
  • ESXi Operations
  • vSphere Monitoring

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
5 days

  • VMware PSO Credits: 65
Classroom Training

Duration
5 days

  • VMware PSO Credits: 65

Schedule

English

Time zone: Gulf Standard Time (GST)

Online Training This is a FLEX course. Time zone: Gulf Standard Time (GST)
Online Training This is a FLEX course. Time zone: Gulf Standard Time (GST)
Online Training This is a FLEX course. Time zone: Gulf Standard Time (GST)

2 hours difference

Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)

3 hours difference

Online Training This is a FLEX course. Time zone: British Summer Time (BST) £ 5,605 £ 1,500
Online Training This is a FLEX course. Time zone: British Summer Time (BST) £ 5,605 £ 1,500
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET)

4 hours difference

Online Training This is a FLEX course. Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) £ 5,605 £ 1,500

8 hours difference

Online Training Time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online Training Time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

9 hours difference

Online Training Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.

United Arab Emirates

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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.