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VMware vSphere: Fast Track (VVFT)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

This five-day, intensive course takes you from introductory to advanced VMware vSphere® 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 6.7. 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 6.7, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.7 and VMware vCenter Server® 6.7.

Product Alignment

  • ESXi 6.7
  • vCenter Server 6.7

Inklusive Prüfungsvoucher für die Examen vSphere 6.5 Foundations (2V0-602) sowie VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (2V0-622).

Who should attend

  • System administrators
  • System engineers


This course is part of the following Certifications:


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 VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • Use VMware Host Client™, VMware vSphere® Web Client, and VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration
  • 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 vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create a content library for deploying virtual machines
  • Manage virtual machine resource usage and manage resource pools
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • Describe the methods for protecting and recovering virtual machine data
  • 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
  • Use VMware vSphere® Update 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
  • Configure VMware vSphere® Storage I/O Control and VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™
  • Encrypt virtual machines for additional security

Course Content

  • Course Introduction
  • Introduction to vSphere and the Software-Defined Data Center
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • vCenter Server
  • Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
  • Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
  • Virtual Machine Management
  • Resource Management and Monitoring
  • vSphere HA, vSphere Fault Tolerance, and Protecting Data
  • vSphere DRS
  • Network Scalability
  • vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance
  • Storage Scalability
  • Securing Virtual Machines
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Dates and Booking
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Middle East
15/07/2019 - 19/07/2019 Düsseldorf
05/08/2019 - 09/08/2019 Münster
19/08/2019 - 23/08/2019 Frankfurt
26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 Hamburg
09/09/2019 - 13/09/2019 Munich
23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 Berlin guaranteed date!
07/10/2019 - 11/10/2019 Düsseldorf
14/10/2019 - 18/10/2019 Stuttgart
09/09/2019 - 13/09/2019 Vienna (iTLS) guaranteed date! This course is being delivered by a partner
02/12/2019 - 06/12/2019 Vienna (iTLS) This course is being delivered by a partner
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Sofia
07/10/2019 - 11/10/2019 Paris
09/09/2019 - 13/09/2019 Rome
14/10/2019 - 18/10/2019 Milan
25/11/2019 - 29/11/2019 Rome
26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 Utrecht Course language: English
25/11/2019 - 29/11/2019 Utrecht Course language: English
26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 Warsaw
21/10/2019 - 25/10/2019 Warsaw
21/10/2019 - 25/10/2019 Warsaw guaranteed date!
26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bucharest
14/10/2019 - 18/10/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bucharest
28/10/2019 - 01/11/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bratislava
23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
25/11/2019 - 29/11/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
02/09/2019 - 06/09/2019 Zurich
21/10/2019 - 25/10/2019 Zurich
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019 Zurich
27/01/2020 - 31/01/2020 Zurich
13/04/2020 - 17/04/2020 Zurich
22/06/2020 - 26/06/2020 Zurich
24/08/2020 - 28/08/2020 Zurich
19/10/2020 - 23/10/2020 Zurich
07/12/2020 - 11/12/2020 Zurich
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.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.