Data Center Virtualization

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage plus Virtual SAN Fast Track [V6]


Duration: 5 Days

Course Summary

This five-day course will teach you advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will configure and optimize the VMware vSphere® 6.5 features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure, and you will discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course will deepen your understanding of vSphere and how its advanced features and controls can benefit your organization.



  • Administrators with foundational knowledge of virtualization
  • Experienced system administrators
  • Experienced systems engineers
  • Experienced system integrators willing to work hard to achieve superior vSphere and Virtual SAN skills with minimal time away from the office


VMware Certified Professional 6.5 - Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)


  • vSphere 6 Foundations Exam (2V0-620)
  • vSphere 6.5 Foundations Exam (2V0-602)
  • VMware Certified Professional 6.5 - Data Center Virtualization Exam (2V0-622)


Instructor-led / Virtual Instructor-led

  • Singapore: Upon Request


  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course
    or VCA-DCV certification


  • Describe the VMware vCenter Server® architecture
  • Deploy a vCenter Server instance or VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
  • Configure and manage the vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere®
    Web Client
  • Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, and
    VMware vSphere® Virtual Volumes™
  • Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create a vApp
  • Describe and use the content library
  • Control user access through roles and permissions
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  • Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
  • Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
  • Use VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ to identify and solve issues through analytics and alerts
  • Manage VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
  • Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual
    machines and perform data recovery
  • Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
  • Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi
    hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations
  • Describe the Virtual SAN architecture
  • Identify Virtual SAN features and use cases
  • Configure Virtual SAN networking components
  • Configure a Virtual SAN cluster
  • Deploy virtual machines on a Virtual SAN datastore
  • Configure virtual machine storage policies
  • Perform ongoing Virtual SAN management tasks
  • Outline the tasks for upgrading to Virtual SAN 6.2
  • Use the Virtual SAN health service to monitor health and performance
  • Monitor Virtual SAN with ESXi commands and the Ruby vSphere Console
  • Configure a stretched cluster and observe failover scenarios
  • Describe Virtual SAN interoperability with vSphere and other products
  • Plan and design a Virtual SAN cluster


Module 1: Course Introduction

Module 2: Software-Defined Data Center

Module 3: Creating Virtual Machines

Module 4: vCenter Server

Module 5: Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

Module 6: Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage

Module 7: Virtual Machine Management

Module 8: Access and Authentication Control

Module 9: Resource Management and Monitoring

Module 10: vSphere HA and vSphere Fault Tolerance

Module 11: Patch Management

Module 12: Installing VMware Components

Module 13: Storage Fundamentals

Module 14: Introduction to Virtual SAN

Module 15: Virtual SAN Configuration

Module 16: Virtual SAN Policies and Virtual Machines

Module 17: Managing and Operating Virtual SAN

Module 18: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Virtual SAN

Module 19: Stretched Clusters and Two-node Clusters

Module 20: Interoperability with vSphere Features

Module 21: Designing a Virtual SAN Deployment

What's Next

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.5]
  • VMware vSphere: Bootcamp [V6]
  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.5]
  • VMware vSphere: Design and Deploy Fast Track [V6]
  • VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V6.5]
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure and Manage plus Optimize and Scale Fast Track [V6.5]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [V6.0]


Date created: Saturday 16th of February 2019 05:08:46 PM
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