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VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V5.1]

Summary:  
Classroom Schedule
Live Online Schedule
vFlex-ILT Schedule
Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Live Online, vFlex-ILT
- Length: 5 Days
Overview:
This hands-on training workshop provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware® vSphere® environment. This workshop also increases your skill and competence in using the command line to analyze problems. The workshop is based on VMware ESXi™ 5.1 and VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.1.
To learn more about vSphere administration, go to www.vmware.com/education for other course options.

Compare VMware vSphere Troubleshooting Workshop with VMware vSphere Optimize and Scale

Objectives:    •  Use the VMware vSphere® Web Client, the command line, and log files to diagnose and correct problems in vSphere.
•  Configure SSL certificates.
•  Troubleshoot networking issues.
•  Troubleshoot storage issues.
•  Troubleshoot vCenter Server issues.
•  Troubleshoot ESXi host issues.
•  Troubleshoot vSphere cluster issues.
•  Troubleshoot VMware vSphere® vMotion® issues.
•  Troubleshoot virtual machine issues.
 
Intended Audience:    •  System administrators
•  System integrators
 
Prerequisites:    Required prerequisites include completion of one of the following:
•  VMware® Certified Professional 5 – Datacenter Virtualization (VCP5-DCV)
•  VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V5.1]
•  VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V5.1]
•  Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
Experience with working at the command prompt is highly recommended.
 
Outline:    1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives
2  Introduction to Troubleshooting
•  Using a structured approach to troubleshooting
3  Troubleshooting Tools
•  Adding the VMware vSphere® Management Assistant to an Active Directory environment
•  Using commands to record information about your vSphere configuration
•  Locating important log files
•  Gathering log bundles for technical support
4  SSL Certificates
•  Implementing SSL certificates for vCenter Server
•  Implementing SSL certificates for ESXi
5  Networking
•  Troubleshooting standard switch issues
•  Troubleshooting virtual machine network connectivity issues
•  Troubleshooting management network connectivity issues
•  Troubleshooting distributed switch issues
6  Storage
•  Troubleshooting LUN connectivity issues
•  Troubleshooting multipathing issues
7  Cluster Management
•  Troubleshooting vSphere cluster issues
•  Troubleshooting vSphere vMotion issues
8  vCenter Server and ESXi
•  Troubleshooting vCenter Server issues
•  Troubleshooting ESXi host issues
9  Virtual Machines
•  Troubleshooting virtual machine state issues
•  Troubleshooting VMware® Tools™ installation issues
•  Troubleshooting VMware snapshot issues
•  Troubleshooting virtual machine power-on issues