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VMware vSphere 6 Install, Configure, Manage - Part 1: vSphere Installation


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number



Overview/Description
VMware vSphere 6 ESXi is the hypervisor underlying the vSphere suite of products, which enables bare-metal installation of VMs directly on a hardware. vCenter Server is a centralized management platform that ties it all together. This course covers installation and basic configuration of VMware vSphere 6 ESXi and vCenter Server, and the options to connect to them for management purposes.

Target Audience
Virtualization and cloud administrators who install, configure and manage vSphere installations

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
2.0

Lesson Objectives

VMware vSphere 6 Install, Configure, Manage - Part 1: vSphere Installation

  • start the course
  • prepare for VMware vSphere 6 ESXi hypervisor installation
  • choose media from which to install VMware vSphere 6
  • describe the importance of assessing new features when preparing a VMware vSphere 6 deployment
  • locate the ESXi hypervisor in the VMware vSphere 6 topology
  • install VMware vSphere 6 ESXi hypervisor
  • run the VMware vSphere 6 ESXi hypervisor installation wizard
  • connect to VMware vSphere 6 ESXi hypervisor for management
  • configure lockdown mode on VMware vSphere 6 Direct Console User Interface
  • configure the management network of the VMware vSphere 6 Direct Console User Interface
  • troubleshoot the VMware vSphere 6 Direct Console User Interface
  • describe options for managing VMware vSphere 6 hosts one by one
  • configure the host client for VMware vSphere 6
  • manage multiple VMware vSphere 6 hosts simultaneously
  • prepare installation of VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server
  • begin deployment of VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server
  • configure system options in a VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server Installation
  • configure VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server settings
  • complete installation of VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server
  • describe changes in VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server installation process
  • describe options for installing VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Appliance
  • initiate the VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Appliance installation wizard
  • select VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Appliance deployment type
  • set appliance size and datastore for VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Appliance
  • complete VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Appliance installation
  • list the steps to install vCenter Server and ESXi hypervisor
  • Course Number:
    vi_vhpr_a02_it_enus