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IT-N 340 - VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track

Code Start Date Duration Venue
IT-N 340 27 March 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-N 340 22 May 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-N 340 17 July 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-N 340 11 September 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-N 340 06 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-N 340 04 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track training course is a combo of the two courses, VMware vSphere®: Optimize and Scale and VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop. During this training, you will learn the main features of these advanced courses to enable the experienced administrators to effectively troubleshoot and optimize vSphere at an expert level.

Course Objectives

  • Configure and manage vSphere networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
  • Manage changes to the vSphere environment
  • Optimize the performance of all vSphere components
  • Use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell andVMware vSphere® Command-Line Interface to manage
  • vSphere
  • Harden the vSphere environment against security threats
  • Use VMware vSphere® Client™, the command-line interface, and log files to diagnose and correct problems in vSphere
  • Troubleshoot networking, storage, VMware vCenter Server®, VMware ESXi™ host, vSphere cluster,
  • VMware vSphere® vMotion®, and virtual machine problems

Who Should Attend?

  • System administrators
  • System engineers
  • System integrators

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction to troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting tools
  • Command-line tools
  • vSphere CLI
  • Find and interpret important log files
  • VMware vRealize® Log Insight
  • Network optimization
  • The performance features of network adapters and vSphere networking
  • Networking troubleshooting
  • Symptoms of network-related problems and standard switch and distributed switch problems
  • Virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
  • Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations
  • TM for log aggregation, efficient log search, and problem analysis

Day 2

  • Storage optimization
  • Key storage performance metrics
  • Troubleshoot storage connectivity problems 
  • Storage-related logs
  • Hardware malfunction and software misconfiguration scenarios
  • Multipathing-related problems
  • CPU optimization
  • CPU scheduler operation and other features that affect CPU performance
  • NUMA and vNUMA support
  • Key CPU performance metrics

Day 3

  • Memory Optimization
  • Ballooning, memory compression, and host-swapping techniques for memory reclamation 
  • vCenter Server Performance Optimization
  • VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ tools
  • vCenter Server Performance Optimization
  • vSphere Cluster Troubleshooting
  • Problems related to VMware vSphere® High Availability
  • Analyzing and troubleshooting vSphere vMotion problems related to virtual machine migrations
  • Recovering from VMware vSphere®
  • Distributed Resource SchedulerTM problems

Day 4

  • Virtual Machine Troubleshooting (snapshot, power-on, connection state, during VMware Tools™ installations)
  • 3 vSphere Security
  • ESXi host access configuration and authorization
  • Securing ESXi, vCenter Server, and virtual machines
  • VMware Certificate Authority 
  • VSphere Configuration to encrypt virtual machines, core dumps and VMware vSphere® vMotion® migrations

Day 5

  • VCenter Server and ESXi Troubleshooting
  • VCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller™ architecture in vSphere 6.x
  • Authentication problems
  • Troubleshooting VMware Certificate Authority and certificate problems
  • Problems with vCenter Server services
  • VCenter Server database problems
  • VMware vCenter Server® High Availability problems
  • ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios