VMware vSphere Training What’s New 5.5 to 6 VILT

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VMware vSphere Training What’s New 5.5 to 6 VILT


 

VMware vSphere Training What’s New 5.5 to 6 VILT Course Summary

This VILT course is a hands-on training course that explores the newest features and enhancements in VMware vCenter Server™ 6 and VMware ESXi™ 6. Real-world use case deployment scenarios, hands-on lab exercises, and lecture material teach the skills you need to effectively implement and configure VMware vSphere® 6. This class is recommended for customers who want to deploy vSphere 6 into their existing vSphere environment.  Students who complete this course will be prepared for more advanced vSphere 6 courses, available at www.vmware.com/education.Note: This course is based on beta software.

Prerequisites

  • Attendance at one of these VMware vSphere 4 courses:
  • Install, Configure, Manage
  • Fast Track
  • What’s New
  • Or equivalent vSphere 4 administration experience

Outline

1.Course Introduction
Introductions and course logistics
Course goals and objectives
Online vSphere resources
Location of online vSphere documentation

2.Introduction to vSphere 6
Discuss vSphere 6 feature enhancements
Discuss vSphere 6 installation and upgrade differences
Describe and apply ESXi lockdown mode
Discuss and apply ESXi account management
Discuss the integration and benefits of VMware vCloud® Air™

3.vCenter Server 6
Discuss the new features and benefits of vCenter Server 6
Use the new installation process to deploy vCenter Server
Apply vCenter Server configuration maximums
Use Platform Services Controller to manage system services
Use VMware Certificate Authority and VMware Endpoint Certificate Services to manage certificate
lifecycles
Use the vSphere Web Client to apply enhanced performance configurations

4.Virtual Machine Enhancements
Use virtual hardware version 11 enhancements to virtual machines in the vSphere 6 release

5.Management Enhancements
Discuss VMware vSphere® Network I/O Control features
Describe changes between Network I/O Control version 2 and Network I/O Control version 3
Apply virtual machine and distributed switch bandwidth configuration changes to increase performance
Describe IPv6 use cases in the vSphere environment

6.Storage Enhancements
Define key storage security enhancements made to the storage stack supported by vSphere 6
Discuss changes in lease management, share reservation, and authentication Remote Procedure Call
authentication brought by the vSphere NFS 4.1 client for datastores
Describe and apply disk and storage bandwidth configuration to improve performance
Describe the differences between VMware Virtual SAN™ version 1 and Virtual SAN version 2
Create virtual machine storage policies
Create fault domains
Describe the ways that Virtual Volumes changes how virtual machine storage is presented and managed
Create, discover, and connect to storage containers

7.Network Enhancements
Discuss Network I/O Control features
Describe changes between Network I/O Control version 2 and version 3
Discuss virtual machine and distributed switch bandwidth configuration changes to increase performance
Discuss IPv6 use cases in the vSphere environment

8.Scalability Enhancements
Discuss and apply vSphere DRS enhancements
Discuss and apply vSphere Storage DRS enhancements

9.Availability Enhancements
Configure cross-vCenter Server system migration
Discuss multiprocessor fault tolerance features in vSphere 6
Discuss enhancements to App HA in vSphere 6

Benefits

By the end of this class you will be able to:

  • Discuss key enhancements made to vSphere in version 6
  • Discuss new feature and maximum configuration allowances in vCenter Server 6
  • Discuss and configure new ESXi security and account management features
  • Discuss the deployment process of vSphere 6 release products
  • Discuss Platform Services Controller use case scenarios and apply these in vSphere 6 environments
  • Discuss the differences between VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client in the vSphere 6 release
  • Describe and configure enhancements made to virtual machines in the vSphere 6 release
  • Apply the uses and benefits of VMware vRealize™ Operations Manager™
  • Discuss and apply storage security and policies
  • Discuss and configure storage fault domains
  • Discuss the benefits of and configure virtual volumes
  • Discuss and apply network performance enhancements
  • Describe enhancements to VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ and VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ in the vSphere 6 release
  • Discuss and configure cross-vCenter Server systems migration
  • Discuss and apply multiprocessor fault tolerance and VMware vSphere® App HA enhancements

Duration (in days)

2

Additional information

Date

Call 260-432-9077 or Email info@executrainni.com for pricing information and to schedule your class time