VMware vSphere: Fast Track [v7.0] – VM-VSFT

VMware vSphere: Fast Track

Course Code: VM-VSFT

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.


  • Introductions and course logistics 
  • Course objectives 
  • Explain basic virtualization concepts 
  • Describe how vSphere fits into the software-defined data center and the cloud infrastructure 
  • Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, and storage 
  • Recognize the user interfaces for accessing the vCenter Server system and ESXi hosts 
  • Describe the ESXi host architecture 
  • Navigate the Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) to configure an ESXi host 
  • Recognize ESXi host user account best practices 
  • Install an ESXi host 
  • Use VMware Host Client™ to configure ESXi host settings 
  • Describe how to proactively manage your vSphere environment using VMware Skyline 
  • Create and provision a virtual machine 
  • Explain the importance of VMware Tools™ 
  • Install VMware Tools 
  • Identify the files that make up a VM 
  • Recognize the components of a VM 
  • Recognize virtual devices supported by a VM 
  • Describe the benefits and use cases for containers 
  • Identify the parts of a container system 
  • Describe the vCenter Server architecture 
  • Discuss how ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter Server 
  • Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance 
  • Use the vSphere Client to manage the vCenter Server inventory 
  • Add data center, organizational objects, and hosts to vCenter Server 
  •  Use roles and permissions to enable users to access objects in the vCenter Server inventory 
  • Back up vCenter Server Appliance 
  • Monitor vCenter Server tasks, events, and appliance health 
  • Use vCenter Server High Availability to protect a vCenter Server Appliance 
  • Create and manage standard switches 
  • Describe the virtual switch connection types 
  • Configure virtual switch security, traffic-shaping and load-balancing policies 
  • Compare vSphere distributed switches and standard switches
  • Identify storage protocols and storage device types 
  • Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage 
  • Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores 
  • Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage 
  • Recognize the components of a VMware vSAN™ configuration 
  • Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines 
  • Modify and manage virtual machines 
  • Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library 
  • Use customization specification files to customize a new virtual machine 
  • Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations 
  • Describe Enhanced vMotion Compatibility 
  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots 
  • Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere® Replication™ 
  • Describe the benefits of vSphere Storage APIs – Data Protection 

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Course Price : N636, 000