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VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V7]

   
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Course Datasheet
Live Online (5 Days)   English
28 Sep 2020 09:00 AM  -  02 Oct 2020 05:30 PM
(GMT+01:00) British Summer Time (Europe/London)
Description:
GUARANTEED TO RUN - PLEASE NOTE: VIRTUAL/REMOTE STUDENTS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN HEADSET AND WEBCAM FOR THIS COURSE. This class is delivered using electronic books ONLY. No printed material will be provided with this class. You will receive a redemption code with instructions on how to download the eBook no later than 3 days before the class is scheduled to start. Please ensure this is complete before the class starts.
Provider:
VMware Learning
Overview:
This five-day, hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 7.x environment. This workshop increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client™, log files, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.

Product Alignment
•  VMware ESXi 7
•  VMware vCenter Server 7

Objectives:   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
•  Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline
•  Explain the purpose of key vSphere log files
•  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

Certifications
Attending this course meets the training requirement to achieve the following certification:
•  VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)

Attending this course is also recommended if you aim to achieve the following certification:
•  VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCAP-DCV) Deploy
 
Intended Audience:   •  System administrators
•  System integrators
 
Prerequisites:   This course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites:
•  VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.x] or [V7]
•  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] or [V7]
•  VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.x] or [V7]
•  Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server

Experience in working with a command-line interface is highly recommended.
 
Outline:   1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives

2  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

3  Troubleshooting Tools
•  Use command-line tools (such as ESXCLI) to identify and troubleshoot vSphere problems
•  Identify important vSphere log files and interpret the log file contents
•  Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline
•  Explain how VMware Skyline works
•  Identify uses for Skyline Advisor

4  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

5  Troubleshooting Storage
•  Troubleshoot and resolve storage (iSCSI, NFS, and VMware vSphere® VMFS) connectivity and
   configuration problems
•  Analyze and resolve common VM snapshot problems
•  Identify and resolve multipathing-related problems, including common causes of permanent device loss
   (PDL) and all paths down (APD) event problems

6  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

7  Troubleshooting Virtual Machines
•  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

8  Troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi
•  Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
•  Diagnose and troubleshoot vCenter Server database problems
•  Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems