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VMware vcp 5.5

Shivaji Nagar, Pune


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Virtulization Course

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VMware vcp 5.5 Course Module

Lesson 1 – Introduction with VMware vSphere 5

• What is Virtualization?
• Why Virtualization?
• Benefits of Virtualization
• Virtualization overview in Industry
• Host Based and Hypervisor based Virtualization
• Other Virtualization Product in Market
• What is VMware vSphere?
• What We Cover in the Course

Lesson 2 - Lab Setup
• Why Build a Lab?
• Two Ways to Build a Virtualization Lab
• Limitations to a Virtual Lab
• Running vSphere in Workstation
• vSphere 5 Lab Setups

Lesson 3 - Course Scenario

Lesson 4 - Overview of VMware vSphere 5
• vSphere 5 Overview
• vSphere 5 Components
• Packaging and Versions
• Cloud Computing
• Ecosystem

Lesson 5 - Installing VMware ESXi 5
• ESXi Installation Requirements
• What Happened to ESX Server?
• Downloading VMware ESXi 5
• Installing VMware ESXi 5
• ESXi Initial Configuration
• Installing the vSphere Client

Lesson 6 - Installing vCenter 5
• What is vCenter Server?
• vCenter Server Blueprint
• vCenter Server Physical or Virtual?
• vCenter Server Pre-installation
• vCenter Server Features
• HW and SW Requirements
• Database Requirements
• Port Requirements
• How to Evaluate vCenter 5?
• Installing vCenter 5
• Verifying Installation of vCenter 5

Lesson 7 - Installing vCenter 5 as a Linux Appliance (vCSA)
• What is the vCenter Server Appliance?
• Pros and Cons to Using vCenter as an Appliance
• Deploying the vCenter Server 5 Appliance (vCSA)
• Configuring vCSA
• Testing vCSA with the vSphere Client

Lesson 8 - Using the vSphere 5 Web Client
• vSphere 5 Web Client Overview
• Installing the Server for the Web Client
• Authorizing the Web Client Server
• Using the vSphere 5 Web Client

Lesson 9 - What’s New in vSphere 5
• vSphere Terminology (Lingo)
• Using the vSphere Client
• Performing VM Guest Remote Control
• Navigating the vSphere Client with Hotkeys
• Searching the Virtual Infrastructure
• Sorting and Filtering in the vSphere Client
• Exporting Data
• Running Reports

Lesson 11 - vCenter 5 Configuring Your New Virtual Infrastructure
• 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

Lesson 12 - Creating and Modifying Virtual Guest Machines
• 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
• Creating a Library of ISO Installation 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

Lesson 13 - Installing and Configuring VMware Tools
• Why You Need VMware Tools
• Installing VMware Tools in Windows
• Installing VMware Tools in Linux
• Searching and Sorting to Check VMware Status
• Updating VMware Tools
• Performing VMware Tools Installation
• Configuring VMware Tools with VMware Toolbox

Lesson 14 - Understanding and Using Tasks, Events, and Alarms
• 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

Lesson 15 - Virtual Storage and Storage Terminology
• 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 Terms You Must Know
• What is in a Datastore?
• ESXi Server Storage Options
• VMFS Specs and Maximums

Lesson 16 - vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA)
• vSphere Storage Appliance Overview
• What Makes VSA Unique
• VSA Cluster Design Options
• VSA SAN Maintenance Mode
• VSA Installation Gotchas

Lesson 17 - 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

Lesson 18 - 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
• Defining and Applying Roles and Permissions
• vShield Overview
• Securing Guest Virtual Machines

Lesson 19 - vSphere Virtual Networking
• Virtual Networking
• Network Adapters
• Virtual Standard Switches (vSS)
• vSS Functionality
• Similarities Between pSwitch and vSS
• Differences Between pSwitch and vSwitch
• Types of vSwitches
• Virtual Switch Ports
• What is a VLAN?
• MAC Address Changes
• Forged Transmits
• NIC Teaming

Lesson 20 - Using the vSphere Distributed Virtual Switch
• vSphere Distributed Switch
• Private VLANS – pVLANs
• pVLANs Secondary Mode Nodes
• Networking Policies
• Configuration Tasks
• Creating a New dvswitch
• Creating a dvPort Group
• Migrating Legacy vSwitches and VM Networks to dvswitch
• Migrating VMKernel Virtual Adapters to dvswitch
• Configuring Private VLANs

Lesson 21 - Moving Virtual Machines with vMotion
• Why You Need vMotion
• vMotion Requirements
• vMotioning Virtual Machines
• vMotion Configuration
• Performing vMotion
• Enhanced vMotion Compatibility

Lesson 22 - Moving Virtual Storage with svMotion
• What is svMotion?
• svMotion Requirements
• svMotion and Thin Provisioning
• Using svMotion
• Migrating VMs with Snapshots – New in vSphere 5

Lesson 23 - Performance Optimization with Distributed
Resource Scheduler (DRS)
• Introduction to Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)
• DRS Requirements
• Creating a DRS Enabled Cluster
• DRS/HA Cluster Settings
• Understanding Resource Pools
• Creating Resource Pools in Your DRS Cluster
• Additional Resources

Lesson 24 - Implementing High Availability with VMware HA
• Why Do You Need High Availability (HA)?
• VMHA Saving the Day
• VMHA Master / Slave
• Requirements for VMHA
• Best Practices for VMHA
• Configuring VMHA

Lesson 25 - Super High Availability with VMware Fault
Tolerance (FT)
• Introduction to VMware Fault Tolerance (FT)
• Requirements of FT
• Constraints of FT
• Testing to See If You Can Use FT with VMware Site Survey
• Enabling VMware FT
• Testing Failover with a Virtual Machine Using FT

Lesson 26 - Upgrading from VMware vSphere 4 to vSphere 5
• Upgrade Prerequisites
• Upgrade Steps
• Upgrade to vCenter 5
• Update Manager Upgrade
• ESX/ESXi Upgrade
• VM Upgrade
• Upgrading vCenter Server and Client
• Upgrading Update Manager
• Upgrading ESXi

Lesson 27 - vSphere Command Line Interface (CLI) Options
• Administering vSphere Using the CLI
• Four vSphere CLI Options
• Using ESXi Tech Support Mode
• Using esxcfg and esxcli Commands
• Getting Started with PowerCLI
• Project Onyx
• vCLI Basics
• Installing and Using vMA

Lesson 28 - vSphere Auto Deploy
• What is Auto Deploy?
• Auto Deploy Components
• Auto Deploy First Boot Process
• Infrastructure Requirements
• Installation and Configuration Tasks
• Lab Environment Setup
• Installing Auto Deploy and TFTP Server
• Adding ESXi Host to vCenter
• Moving Host Profile from Staging to Production Area
• Installing Dump and Syslog Collectors
• Setting Dump Collector
• Setting Up Syslog Server
• Test and Repair Rules Compliance
• Auto Deploy PowerCLI Commands

Lesson 29 - Storage DRS
• Storage DRS Explained
• Datastore Clusters Explained
• SDRS Initial Placement
• SDRS Load Balancing
• Datastore Maintenance with SDRS
• SDRS Affinity Rules
• Configuring and Using Storage DRS

Lesson 30 - Policy-driven Storage
Policy-driven Storage Explained
• Storage Vendor Profiles and VASA
• Configuration of Policy-driven Storage

Lesson 31 - Network I/O Control (NIOC)
• What is Network I/O Control?
• New in vSphere 5 NIOC
• Configuring Network I/O Control

Lesson 32 - Storage I/O Control (SIOC)
• Why You Need Storage I/O Control (SIOC)
• How SIOC Works
• SIOC Requirements
• Enabling SIOC in vSphere
• Monitoring SIOC Performance

Lesson 33 - ESXi Firewall
• ESXi Firewall Defined
• Configuration Files
• Rule Set Add
• Service Behavior
• ESXI Shell Firewall Configuration

Lesson 34 - VMware Data Recovery (VDR) 2
• Introduction to VMware Data Recovery (VDR) 2
• New VDR Features in vSphere 5
• Limitations of VDR
• Installing VDR
• VDR Initial Configuration
• Installing VDR Client Plug-in
• Backing Up with Data Recovery
• Restoring with Data Recovery

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