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VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [v7]

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Duration

5 Days

30 CPD hours

About this course

Experienced system administrators
System engineers
System integrators

Overview

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
Practice Linux commands that aid in the troubleshooting process
Use command-line interfaces, log files, and the vSphere Client to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
Explain the purpose of key vSphere log files
Monitor and optimize compute, network, and storage performance on ESXi hosts
Monitor and optimize vCenter Server performance
Identify networking problems based on reported symptoms, validate and troubleshoot the reported problem, identify the root cause and implement the appropriate resolution
Analyze storage failure scenarios using a logical troubleshooting methodology, identify the root cause, and apply the appropriate resolution to resolve the problem
Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
Identify and validate VMware ESXi™ host and VMware vCenter Server® problems, analyze failure scenarios, and select the correct resolution
Troubleshoot virtual machine problems, including migration problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems
Troubleshoot performance problems with vSphere components

Description

This five-day, accelerated, hands-on training course is a blend of the VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale and VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting courses. This Fast Track course includes topics from each of these advanced courses to equip experienced VMware administrators with the knowledge and skills to effectively optimize and troubleshoot vSphere at an expert level.

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Introduction to Troubleshooting
  • Define the scope of troubleshooting
  • Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
  • Apply a troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency
Troubleshooting Tools
  • Use command-line tools (such as Linux commands, vSphere CLI, ESXCLI) to identify and troubleshoot vSphere problems
  • Identify important vSphere log files and interpret the log file contents
Network Optimization
  • Explain performance features of network adapters
  • Explain the performance features of vSphere networking
  • Use esxtop to monitor key network performance metrics
Troubleshooting Virtual Networking
  • Analyze and resolve standard switch and distributed switch problems
  • Analyze virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
  • Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations
Storage Optimization
  • Describe storage queue types and other factors that affect storage performance
  • Use esxtop to monitor key storage performance metrics
Troubleshooting Storage
  • Troubleshoot and resolve storage (iSCSI, NFS, and VMware vSphere© VMFS) connectivity and configuration problems
  • Analyze and resolve common VM snapshot problems
  • Identify multipathing-related problems, including common causes of permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD) events and resolve these problems
CPU Optimization
  • Explain the CPU scheduler operation and other features that affect CPU performance
  • Explain NUMA and vNUMA support
  • Use esxtop to monitor key CPU performance metrics
Memory Optimization
  • Explain ballooning, memory compression, and host-swapping techniques for memory reclamation when memory is overcommitted
  • Use esxtop to monitor key memory performance metrics
Troubleshooting vSphere Clusters
  • Identify and recover from problems related to vSphere HA
  • Analyze and resolve VMware vSphere© vMotion© configuration and operational problems
  • Analyze and resolve common VMware vSphere© Distributed Resource Scheduler problems
Troubleshooting Virtual Machines
  • Identify possible causes and resolve virtual machine power-on problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
  • Resolve problems seen during VMware Tools installations
vCenter Server Performance Optimization
  • Describe the factors that influence vCenter Server performance
  • Use VMware vCenter© Server Appliance tools to monitor resource use
Troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi
  • Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
  • Analyze and fix vCenter Server database problems
  • Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems
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Notes

Delivery by TDSynex, Exit Certified and New Horizons an VMware Authorised Training Centre (VATC)

Nexus Humans VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [v7] training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [v7] course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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