VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V5.5]

Classroom Schedule
Live Online Schedule
Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Live Online
- Length: 5 Days
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 interface to analyze problems. The workshop is based on VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 and VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.5.
To learn more about vSphere administration, go to http://www.vmware.com/education for other course options.

Objectives:    By the end of the course, you should gain an understanding of the functionality in vSphere 5.5 and be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Use the VMware vSphere® Web Client, the command-line interface, 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 – Data  Center 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 working with a command-line interface 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