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VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8]

4.6 out of 5 rating

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Duration

5 Days

30 CPD hours

About this course

System architects and system administrators

Overview

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
Use command-line interfaces, log files, and the vSphere Client to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
Explain the purpose of common vSphere log files
Identify networking issues based on reported symptoms
Validate and troubleshoot the reported networking issue
Identify the root cause of networking issue
Implement the appropriate resolution to recover from networking problems
Analyze storage failure scenarios using a logical troubleshooting methodology
identify the root cause of storage failure
Apply the appropriate resolution to resolve storage failure problems
Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios
Analyze possible vSphere cluster failure causes
Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
Identify and validate VMware ESXiTM host and VMware vCenter® problems
Analyze failure scenarios of ESXi host and vCenter problems
Select the correct resolution for the failure of ESXi host and vCenter problems
Troubleshoot virtual machine problems, including migration problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems
Troubleshoot performance problems with vSphere components

Description

This five-day training course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere© 8 environment. This course increases your skill level and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere© Client , log files, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.

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 troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency
Troubleshooting Tools
  • Discuss the various methods to run commands
  • Discuss the various ways to access ESXi Shell
  • Use commands to view, configure, and manage your vSphere components
  • Use the vSphere CLI
  • Use ESXCLI commands from the vSphere CLI
  • Use Data Center CLI commands
  • Identify the best tool for command-line interface troubleshooting
  • Identify important log files for troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi
  • Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware SkylineTM
  • Explain how VMware Skyline works
  • Describe VMware SkylineTM Health
  • Describe VMware Skyline AdvisorTM
Troubleshooting Virtual Networking
  • Analyze and troubleshoot standard switch problems
  • Analyze and troubleshoot virtual machine connectivity problems
  • Analyze and troubleshoot management network problems
  • Analyze and troubleshoot distributed switch problems
Troubleshooting Storage
  • Discuss the vSphere storage architecture
  • Identify the possible causes of problems in the various types of datastores
  • Analyze the common storage connectivity and configuration problems
  • Discuss the possible storage problems causes
  • Solve the storage connectivity problems, correct misconfigurations, and restore LUN visibility
  • Review vSphere storage architecture and functionality necessary to troubleshoot storage problems
  • Use ESXi and Linux commands to troubleshoot storage problems
  • Analyze log file entries to identify the root cause of storage problems
  • Investigate ESXi storage issues
  • Troubleshoot VM snapshots
  • Troubleshoot storage performance problems
  • Review multipathing
  • Identify the common causes of missing paths, including PDL and APD conditions
  • Solve the missing path problems between hosts and storage devices
Troubleshooting vSphere Clusters
  • Identify and troubleshoot vSphere HA problems
  • Analyze and solve vSphere vMotion problems
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot common vSphere DRS problems
Troubleshooting Virtual Machines
  • Discuss virtual machine files and disk content IDs
  • Identify, analyze, and solve virtual machine snapshot problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine power-on problems
  • Identify possible causes and troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
  • Diagnose and recover from VMware Tools installation failures
Troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi
  • Analyze and solve vCenter Server service problems
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot vCenter Server database problems
  • Use vCenter Server Appliance shell and the Bash shell to identify and solve problems
  • Identify and troubleshoot ESXi host problems
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Notes

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

Nexus Humans VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8] 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: Troubleshooting [V8] 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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