VMware Platforms: VMware vSphere 7 Intermediate

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Explore the fundamentals of VMware's product offerings, how they work, and how to implement them.

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Virtualization Benefits & Components

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Desktop Virtualization Planning with VMware

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Virtualization Benefits & Components
Virtualization using VMware vSphere 6 provides a host of benefits to a server environment. Explore the benefits of virtualization, and look at the components present in a virtualization environment.
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VMware Licensing Options
There are different levels of licensing available for VMware vSphere 6 software. Let's look at the various licenses so you can determine the licensing level required to achieve the desired feature set in VMware vSphere 6.
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ESXi Server Installation
VMware vSphere 6 ESXi is the hypervisor underlying the vSphere suite of products. Explore the installation and basic configuration of VMware vSphere 6 ESXi, and look at host management options.
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vCenter Server Installation
You can manage your VMware vSphere environments using the centralized platform provided by vCenter Server. Let's take an in-depth look at how to install and configure vCenter Server.
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Virtual Networks
One of the main advantages in configuring cloud computing and virtualization is the use of virtual networks. Examine the configuration of virtual networks, including VLANs, in VMware vSphere 6.
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Virtual Switch Configuration
A virtual switch (vSwitch) lets virtual machines on the network communicate with each other. Learn how to create, configure, and work with virtual switches in a VMware vSphere 6 environment.
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Storage Considerations
Virtualized environments have unique requirements for storage and movement of data. Learn about storage management for a VMware vSphere 6 environment, including storage considerations and available storage options.
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Virtual Machine Management
A virtual machine (VM) essentially runs an instance of a computer as software rather than hardware. Explore virtual machine creation, management, and best practices for VMs in a VMware vSphere 6 environment.
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Installing & Upgrading Workstation
Just getting started with VMware Workstation 11? Discover the features of Workstation, review the installation requirements, and learn how to install Workstation on both a Windows and Linux host.
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Configuring Workstation
VMware Workstation 11 can be customized to suit your work habits. Familiarize yourself with the console interface components, and learn how to set Workstation preferences and perform folder management.
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Cloud Overview
Cloud computing underpins the compute infrastructure we all use daily. Explore the basics of cloud computing, from principles to implementations, and begin to look at ways that VMware products tackle the challenges of cloud.
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vRealize Automation
VMware vRealize Automation achieves many of the objectives and promises of cloud computing through automation and efficiencies. Explore the features, functionality, and use cases of vRealize Automation.
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vRealize Operations Manager
VMware vRealize Automation achieves many of the objectives and promises of cloud computing through automation and efficiencies. Explore the features, functionality, and use cases of vRealize Operations Manager.
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vCloud Connector & vCenter Site Recovery Manager
VMware vCloud Connector enables heterogeneous hybrid public and private clouds by linking your private cloud datacenter to public clouds such as vCloud Air. Explore the features, functionality, and use cases for vCloud Connector.
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vSphere Products & Business Challenges
VMware vSphere is the all-encompassing virtualization product from VMware and is crucial to the VMware cloud vision. Explore vSphere products and its features, functionality, and use cases.
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Overview
VMware vSphere 6.5 and virtualization provide amazing high availability, resource utilization, scalability, and cost benefits. Explore these benefits, basic VMware infrastructure, and licensing levels needed for particular features.
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Desktop Virtualization Planning with VMware
Virtualization is everywhere. It's become part of our everyday lives and companies from small start-ups to enterprise environments have turned to virtualization. Discover concepts of the VMware desktop product suite, which includes VMware Workstation.
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VMware Desktop Virtualization Management
Virtualization is everywhere. Companies small and large have turned to virtualization for everything from testing to full production environments. Explore the latest VMWare solutions, from Fusion to Horizon to the Workspace Suite.
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Data Center Virtualization: vSphere & ESXi
Plan and deploy. VMware ESXi is a bare-metal hypervisor, which can install on top of a physical server and share resources with hosts and each other. Explore ESXi and vSphere, including system requirements, features, and key benefits.
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Data Center Virtualization: vCenter Server
Centralize management. VMware vCenter Server provides centralized management for virtual machines and ESXi hosts. Explore vCenter Server, including deployment, availability, requirements, benefits, site recovery, data protection, and NSX.
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Business Mobility Solutions
Computing isn't limited to PCs and laptops. A majority of mobile devices are used to perform work-related functions by employees. Explore VMware solutions in business mobility including Horizon, AirWatch and some of their key features.
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Cloud Services Solutions: Benefits & Features
Leverage the cloud! VMware Cloud services are based on vSphere infrastructure, extending its capabilities into the public domain for hybrid configurations. Discover the components of the VMware vCloud Suite and the hybrid cloud concept.
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Cloud Services Solutions: vCloud Air
Utilize IaaS! VMware Cloud services are based on the trusted vSphere infrastructure, allowing you to form hybrid configurations. Explore VMware's Infrastructure-as-a-Service available in the form of the vCloud Air platform.
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Clustering
VMware vSphere 6 offers many features that provide the ability to protect and recover from various failures. Examine clustering basics, and look at vMotion and how to work with it.
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Fault Tolerance & HA
VMware vSphere 6 provides the ability to protect and recover from various failures. Explore fault tolerance, and learn about high-availability roles and monitoring within a VMware vSphere 6 virtualized environment.
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DRS & Cluster Resource Management
VMware vSphere 6 provides enhanced resource management and utilization. Learn about Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) functionality, automation, and monitoring, and the benefits of cluster resource management.
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Monitoring & Alarm Configuration
VMware vSphere 6 offers various features for monitoring and reporting. Learn how performance charts and various monitoring and reporting tools assist in identifying potential issues within a VMware virtualized environment.
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Host Profiles
VMware vSphere 6 offers features for profile management. Let's explore the benefits of host profiles, how to create them, and how to ensure host profile compliance.
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Basic Design Principles
Following appropriate design methods help ensure a successful VMware vSphere 6 virtualized environment. Explore the basic design practices and principles to help you achieve your goal.
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Resource Management
Effective resource management plays a big role in creating a successful VMware vSphere 6 virtualized environment. Learn how advanced resource management methods help optimize performance and efficiency of vSphere 6 components.
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Update Manager
Simplify updating and patching your virtualized environment! Learn how to install the VMware vSphere 6 Update Manager, and explore the basic settings available in the administrative view.
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Update Management Options
Let's learn about the various administrative options available in the VMware vSphere 6 Update Manager that can mitigate patching risk and reduce VM downtime.
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Upgrading vSphere
Upgrading to VMware vSphere 6? Examine the vSphere 6 upgrade requirements, look at the manual upgrade process, and examine common upgrade recommendations and concerns for vCenter and Update Manager upgrades.
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Creating, Cloning, & Importing VMs
VMware Workstation 11 offers a number of ways to create virtual machines. Learn how to use the wizard to perform both a typical and custom installation, and how you can clone and import virtual machines.
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Configuring Virtual Machine Settings
There are various VMware Workstation 11 virtual machine settings that you can adjust. Discover how to configure some of these, including the memory, processor, network, and USB settings.
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VMware Tools, Power Options, & Snapshots
VMware Tools is a suite of utilities that integrate with VMware Workstation 11. Learn about these tools and how to install them, how to manage power options, and how to create and manage snapshots.
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Managing VM Files & Relocating VMs
Learn about the files that make up your VMware Workstation virtual machine and virtual hard disk. Discover how to manage, maintain, and control access to virtual disks, and how to safely move files and folders to a new location.
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Managing Devices & Advanced Settings
Virtual machines created in VMware Workstation can be configured with a range of resources and virtual devices. Learn how to work with virtual devices and ports, and how to properly attach some of the most common controllers and devices.
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Configuring Network Settings
NAT, bridged, and Host-only networks require little customization in VMware Workstation. Let's look at how to configure networking components and settings for each network type, including private networks, IP addressing, and routing.
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Remote Connectivity & Shared VMs
With VMware Workstation, you can use virtual machines remotely. Learn how to share virtual machines for remote use, managing remote virtual machines, and explore the features of vCenter Converter and vCloud Air.
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Components & Features
VMware cloud automation is managed using the vRealize Suite and supporting components. Explore the components and features of the vRealize Suite components.
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Cloud Management Components
VMware cloud automation is managed using the vRealize Suite and supporting components. Explore the cloud management components of the vRealize Suite.
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User Roles & Identity Stores Management
VMware vRealize Automation provides a secure portal where administrators and users can automate the delivery of IT services. Discover how to configure and administer users, roles, and privileges within the vRealize Automation Console.
7 videos | 30m has Assessment available Badge
Business Groups & Tenant Management
vRealize Automation allows for faster deployments and management of your applications and services. Discover how to configure and administer tenant and business groups.
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NSX Integration
NSX is VMware's product for virtualizing networks which lets you overcome many challenges and bottlenecks of traditional networks. Discover how to configure and manage NSX integration with vRealize Automation Networking.
9 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
Creating & Administering Cloud Networking
NSX is VMware's product for virtualizing networks which allows you to overcome many challenges and bottlenecks of traditional networks. Discover how to create and administer IaaS for network integration.
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Fabric Groups & Reservations Management
As an IaaS administrator you'll need to know how to control and organize resources to enable provisioning of infrastructure services. Discover the steps involved in the allocation and management of vRealize Automation Resources.
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Blueprint & Service Catalog Management
Blueprints define a machine's attributes, specifications, the method in which it is provisioned, and its policy and management settings. Discover how to create and administer vRealize Automation blueprint and provisioning components.
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Property Definition, Build Profile, & Custom Services
Blueprints define a machine's attributes, specifications, the method in which it is provisioned, and its policy and management settings. Discover property definition, build profiles, and custom services using Advanced Service Designer.
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Troubleshooting, Auditing, & Resource Mapping
Understanding vRealize automation extensibility can help shape your deployment to meet group needs. Discover how to troubleshoot a vRealize Automation implementation, and how to audit and map resources and events to vSphere resources.
10 videos | 36m has Assessment available Badge
Orchestrator Integration
Understanding vRealize automation extensibility can help shape your deployment to meet group needs. Discover how to manage vRealize Orchestrator, create and modify basic workflows, and integrate Orchestrator with vRealize Automation Center.
11 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge
Business Standard Appliance
VMware vRealize Business Standard provides visibility into the financial aspects of cloud infrastructure. Discover how to deploy and configure vRealize Business Standard Appliance, including how to manage the business standard environment.
12 videos | 32m has Assessment available Badge
Application Services Appliance & Blueprints
VMware vRealize Business Standard provides visibility into the financial aspects of cloud infrastructure. Discover how to configure application services appliance and create basic application blueprints.
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NSX Benefits & Architecture
The architecture of VMware NSX enables it to overcome many challenges and bottlenecks of traditional physical networks. Here we look at the architecture of NSX and the benefits it provides.
8 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Network & Security
Let's look at the different network and security technologies used in NXS, as well as contrast the various physical and logical network topologies, components, and services.
9 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
NSX Integration
One of the key features of NSX is its ability to easily integrate with third party partners. Here we discuss NSX integration with third party products, services, and hardware.
11 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
Physical Infrastructure Requirements
VMware NSX is flexible with regard to the underlying network fabric. Lets look at the requirements for running VMware NSX over different physical network environments, and the benefits it provides.
20 videos | 1h 36m has Assessment available Badge
vSphere Switches
VMware vSphere has significant virtual networking capability built on vSphere Standard Switches (vSS) and vSphere Distributed Switches (vDS). Learn how to configure and manage both vSphere switch types.
17 videos | 1h 36m has Assessment available Badge
vSS & vDS Policies
VMware vSphere has significant virtual networking capability built on vSphere Standard Switches (vSS) and vSphere Distributed Switches (vDS). Here we look at how to configure and manage vSS and vDS policies.
9 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge
Configuration & Deployment
Installing VMware NSX can be an involved process. Here we look at what is involved in installing VMware NSX, from the pre-installation stage through to deployment.
16 videos | 1h 29m has Assessment available Badge
Upgrading & Transport Zone
Installing VMware NSX can be a more involved process when upgrading from previous versions or upgrading from vCNS. Learn how to perform upgrades to NSX 6.x, and expand transport zones to accommodate new clusters.
12 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Configuring Logical Switches, VXLAN, & Layer 2 Bridging
VMware NSX networks are comprised of virtual switches, bridges, routers, and VXLANs. Here we look at the configuration of switches, bridges, and VXLANs.
12 videos | 1h 5m has Assessment available Badge
Configuring Logical Routers
VMware NSX networks are comprised of virtual switches, bridges, routers, and VXLANs. Here you will learn how to perform router configuration using a number of various routing protocols.
10 videos | 58m available Badge
Load Balancing & VPNs
Network services in VMware NSX virtual network environments are broadly similar to regular network services, but with some key differences. Let's look at how to configure and manage network load balancing and VPNs.
10 videos | 1h 19m has Assessment available Badge
Network Services & NSX Edge HA
Network services in VMware NSX virtual network environments are broadly similar to regular network services, but with some key differences. Learn how to configure and manage DNS, DHCP, NAT, and high availability services.
12 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge
NSX Network Security
It is vital to ensure a high level of network security in a VMware NSX environment. Discover how by learning to manage and configure Service Composer, Logical Firewall Services, and Distributed Firewall Services.
13 videos | 1h 25m has Assessment available Badge
Configuring User Roles & Monitoring VMware NSX
Ongoing operational tasks are as important for virtual network administrators, even if the required tasks are not entirely the same. Explore identity and access issues, such as roles and permissions and automation using REST APIs.
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Auditing, Logging, & Troubleshooting
Ongoing operational tasks are as important for virtual network administrators, even if the required tasks are not entirely the same. Explore monitoring, logging and troubleshooting issues you may encounter in a VMware NSX environment.
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ESXi Features
ESXi is a type-1, enterprise-level hypervisor for the deployment of virtual computers. Explore new features at the ESXi virtualization host level. 
5 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge
Virtual Machines
ESXi is a type-1, enterprise-level hypervisor for the deployment of virtual computers. Explore new features available at the virtual machine level. 
6 videos | 25m has Assessment available Badge
vCenter
VMware vCenter Server offers centralized management of enterprise virtualized environments. Explore new features available in VMware vCenter 6.5. 
9 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
Clustering with VMWare 6.5
VMware vCenter Server offers centralized management of enterprise virtualized environments. Explore the features for creating a vCenter 6.5 managed cluster of ESXi servers.
12 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Installation
VMware vSphere 6.5 ESXi is the hypervisor underlying the vSphere suite. Discover the installation and basic configuration of VMware vSphere 6.5 ESXi and vCenter Server, and the options to connect to them for management purposes.
13 videos | 1h 18m has Assessment available Badge
Virtual Machine Creation
Virtual machines are the reason for creating a virtualization infrastructure. Learn how to plan, create, and use a virtual machine in a VMware vSphere 6.5 environment.
8 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
Networking
Virtual networks offer the flexibility of any topology and aren't constrained by cable bandwidth limitations. Explore the configuration of virtual networks in VMware vSphere 6.5, including VLANS and virtual switches.
12 videos | 1h 20m has Assessment available Badge
Storage
Virtual machines are files, which means that VM management is in part storage management. Examine storage management for a VMware vSphere 6.5 environment, including datastore creation methods.
14 videos | 1h 25m has Assessment available Badge
Virtual Machine Management
Virtual Machine management is all about defining and redefining the resources needed for a particular instance. Learn how to create and manage virtual machines, and best practices for VMs in a VMware vSphere 6.5 environment.
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VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Virtualization, SDDC, & ESXi Hosts
For IT professionals pursuing a job role that involves advanced VMware vSphere management, or those pursuing the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 certification, this course will introduce you to installation, configuration, and management skills you require. You'll first learn the basic concepts of virtualization when using VMware vSphere ESXi7. You'll explore vSphere and how it relates to the Software Defined Data Center and the cloud infrastructure necessary to support virtualized infrastructure. You'll learn about the elements associated with the ESXi host architecture needed to deploy and manage one or more ESXi hosts as part of your enterprise virtualization solution. Finally, you'll examine how to install an ESXi host using nested virtualization to create a virtualized ESXi Host. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
5 videos | 1h 22m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: ESXi Host Configuration
In this course, you'll learn how to use the Direct Console User Interface to configure an ESXi host, and about the primary actions you can take to administer, manage, and fix issues associated with the ESXi host from within the DCUI. You'll also explore how to use the Host Client to configure an ESXi host and the primary actions that you can take to administer, manage, and fix issues associated with the ESXi host from within the Host Client. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: VM Provisioning, Tools, Files, & Containers
In this course, you'll learn how to create and provision a virtual machine using the Host Client and review how to create and configure a Windows 10 VM. You'll explore the importance of installing and using VMware Tools on all of the VMs in your organization and learn how to install the VMware Tools and ensure they are operating properly. Next, you'll examine all the files that make up a VM and the purpose of each file type. Finally, you'll learn about containers, the purpose of each of their components, and how they all work together to provide containerized services for vSphere7. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
4 videos | 1h 31m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vCenter Server Architecture, Appliance, & Inventory
In this course, you'll explore the basic concepts of vCenter Server architecture when using VMware vSphere ESXi7. You'll learn how to deploy and configure the vCenter Server Appliance, including the different ways that you can deploy from a Windows, macOS, or Linux system. Then, you'll learn how to manage the vCenter Server inventory using the vSphere Client and how to create a data center object within vCenter and populate it with other objects such as ESXi hosts and VMs. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 7m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vCenter Domains, Identity Sources, Access, & Backup
In this course, you'll review how to successfully join a domain and add an identity source using the vSphere Client. You'll learn how to join the vCenter Server Appliance to a Windows Active Directory Domain and then add the domain as an identity source for single sign-on use. Next, you'll explore the roles and permissions necessary to enable access to objects in vCenter and how they work together to help secure your vCenter Server Appliance and all of the objects managed by it. Next, you'll learn the importance of business continuity and disaster recovery plans to your organization. You'll also see how to back up the vCenter Server Appliance using the vCenter Management Interface. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vCenter Monitoring, Protection, Migration, & Upgrading
In this course, you'll explore vCenter Server tasks, events, and appliance health metrics. You'll learn how to use both the vSphere Client and the vCenter Management Interface to view the various tasks, events, and health metrics that you have access to. Next, you'll review the basic concepts associated with using High Availability to protect a vCenter Server Appliance. You'll learn where to go to set up vCenter Server Appliance High Availability using the vSphere Client. Finally, you'll learn the importance of migration and upgrade plans to your organization and the different options that you have when pursuing a migration or upgrade to vSphere 7. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vSphere Terminology & Standard Switches
In this course, you'll review key terminology you should know when working with vSphere networking. You'll also learn how to create and manage standard switches, including how to create a vSphere standard switch on an ESXi host using the vSphere Client from within the vCenter Server Appliance. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Switch Security, Traffic Shaping, Load Balancing, & Creation
In this course, you'll examine how to configure virtual switch security and traffic shaping on a vSphere standard switch using the vSphere Client from within the vCenter Server Appliance. You'll also learn how to configure virtual switch load balancing policies on a vSphere standard switch using the vSphere Client. Finally, you'll learn how to create and manage a vSphere distributed switch VDS. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vSphere Storage & Datastores
In this course, you'll review key terminology that you need to understand to work with vSphere Storage. You'll learn about storage protocols and storage device types you should be aware of in order to deploy and use storage mechanisms with vCenter. You'll examine how to configure and use an iSCSI software adapter to mount an iSCSI backed storage target from an ESXi host using the vSphere Client. Next, you'll look at how to create and manage VMFS datastores, including how to create and manage a VMFS datastore using the vSphere Client from within the vCenter Server Appliance. You'll also learn how to create and manage NFS datastores. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
4 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Multipathing & vSAN Solutions
In this course, you'll examine the key items necessary for managing multipathing with iSCSI and NFS. You'll learn how to work with both an iSCSI and NFS multipath using the vSphere Client from within the vCenter Server Appliance. Then, you'll explore how to create and manage a vSAN solution and work with a vSAN datastore using the vSphere Client. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Managing & Deploying VMs
In this course, you'll examine the key aspects of virtual machine management, including a review of some of the settings that are useful for optimizing your VMs. You'll compare templates and cloning, examining when each would be the right choice to use to deploy VMs. You'll learn how to use cloning to create a copy of a VM and how to use a template to deploy a VM. Finally, you'll explore use cases for content libraries and how to use a template from the library to deploy a VM into your production data center. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: VM Customization, Management, & Snapshots
In this course, you'll learn about the importance of automation in the provisioning and deployment process for VMs. You'll explore how to create and use a customization specification file as part of a VM deployment cycle. Next, you'll look at the reasons why using vMotion as a proactive VM management tool can yield great results in many areas. You'll learn how to use vMotion and Storage vMotion to move a VM and its back-end storage while powered on. You'll move on to learn how using VM snapshots can provide several benefits, including the ability to travel back and forth in time, reconfiguring the VM in the process. Finally, you'll explore how to create and apply snapshots using the vSphere Client. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Resource Management & Alarms
In this course, you examine the issues associated with memory and CPU resource management. You'll learn how to create and use resource pools and vApps to control resource allocations through the use of reservations, shares, and limits. Next, you'll explore some of the tools that can be used to monitor resource usage in vCenter, how to use the advanced monitoring capabilities built into vCenter, and the use of esxtop via PuTTY. You'll then move on to learn about vCenter alarms, what they can be used for, and why they are so important for the health of your vSphere infrastructure. Finally, you'll learn how to create an alarm and how the concept of hierarchy applies to alarms. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: DRS Clusters & High Availability
In this course, you'll learn about the role of Distributed Resource Scheduling in host clusters, as well as how to create a host cluster and enable DRS. You'll learn about the various components of the vSphere High Availability service and the types of host failures that VMware defines. You'll also review the different admission control types available with vSphere HA. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: vSphere HA Clusters & Fault Tolerance
In this course, you'll explore the importance of vSphere High Availability in the modern enterprise. You'll learn how to enable, configure, and optimize the HA service in your host cluster. Then, you'll examine the role of fault tolerance in host clusters and how to enable fault tolerance to protect a VM. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Update Planner & Lifecycle Manager
In this course, you'll learn about the vCenter Server Update Planner capability built into vCenter, as well as the different reports that can be created and used with this tool. Next, you'll explore the Lifecycle Manager and how it can be used to keep your vSphere infrastructure secure and healthy. You'll also learn how set up a host cluster and configure the Lifecycle Manager service. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
2 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Baselines, Cluster Image Validation, & VM Upgrades
In this course, you'll learn about the use of baselines to update ESXi hosts through the Lifecycle Manager, as well as how to create and attach custom baselines for an ESXi host in a cluster. You'll also explore the use of images to update ESXi hosts through the Lifecycle Manager and how to import and work with an image for an ESXi host in a cluster. Next, you'll review the capabilities that the VMware Lifecycle Manager offers by examining how upgrading VMware Tools and VM hardware can be managed. Finally, you'll learn how to perform an upgrade on one or multiple VMs for both the VMware Tools and VM hardware. This course is one in a series that helps prepare learners for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.
3 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
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High Availability Clusters
VMware vSphere 6.5 clusters protect and enable recovery from various failures. Explore important aspects of high availability host clustering, including fault tolerant VMs and VCSA high availability.
15 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)
VMware vSphere 6.5 provides dynamic load balancing using DRS clusters. However, there are many ways to control DRS behavior. Learn how to configure and deploy a DRS cluster.
13 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
Resource Management
There are a number of tools in VMware vSphere 6.5 for managing the resources used throughout a host or cluster. Discover how to use high-level resource management techniques.
11 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
Monitoring & Compliance
Troubleshooting VMware vSphere 6.5 is aided by monitoring tools, host profiles, and storage policies. Learn how to use the monitoring tools, and configure host profiles and storage policies.
14 videos | 1h 33m has Assessment available Badge
Update Manager
VMware vSphere Update Manager is used to patch and upgrade your virtual environment. Explore the Update Manager and how to correctly use it to maintain hosts and virtual machines.
13 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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Mastering VMware vSphere 6
Featuring comprehensive coverage of the industry-leading VMware vSphere 6 toolkit, this informative guide and valuable reference offers step-by-step instruction that walks you through installation, configuration, operation, secrity processes, and much more as you conquer the management and automation of your virtual environment.
Book Duration 16h 51m Book Authors By Grant Orchard, Josh Atwell, Nick Marshall

Book

VMware vSphere 5 Administration Instant Reference
Whether you're new to VMware vSphere or you're looking to migrate to the newest version, this concise, no-nonsense guide will get you up to speed and down to business in no time.
Book Duration 4h 42m Book Authors By Andy Daniel, Christopher Kusek, Van V. Van Noy

Book

Administering vSphere 5: Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting
Featuring examples, tips, and tricks resulting from the authors' nearly two decades of consulting and training experience, this how-to guide will save you effort and time while planning, configuring, and maintaining your vSphere 5 environment.
Book Duration 14h 50m Book Authors By Brian Eiler, John Hales, Steve Jones

Book

VMware vSphere Design, Second Edition
Authored by two virtualization experts and packed with real-world strategies and examples, this unique book provides keen insight and solutions to help you make smart design decisions, from hardware selection, network layout, and security considerations to storage and hypervisors.
Book Duration 12h 25m Book Authors By Forbes Guthrie, Scott Lowe

Book

VMware vSphere Performance: Designing CPU, Memory, Storage, and Networking for Performance-Intensive Workloads
Providing guidance on common CPU, memory, storage, and network-related problems, this thorough and essential resource presents step-by-step instructions that will walk you through techniques for solving problems and shed light on possible causes behind the problems.
Book Duration 5h 34m Book Authors By Christopher Kusek, Matt Liebowitz, Rynardt Spies
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

The Book of VMware: The Complete Guide to VMware Workstation
Learn how to install, utilize, construct and combine your virtual machines.
Book Duration 5h 1m Book Authors By Brian Ward

Book

The VMware Workstation 5 Handbook
Teaching users the nuts and bolts of this powerful program, this guide gives administrators and developers everything they need to know in order to use VMware Workstation effectively, including how to configure, run, and troubleshoot virtual machines.
Book Duration 3h 4m Book Authors By Steven S. Warren

BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

VMware vSphere Design, Second Edition
Authored by two virtualization experts and packed with real-world strategies and examples, this unique book provides keen insight and solutions to help you make smart design decisions, from hardware selection, network layout, and security considerations to storage and hypervisors.
Book Duration 12h 25m Book Authors By Forbes Guthrie, Scott Lowe

Book

VMware vSphere Performance: Designing CPU, Memory, Storage, and Networking for Performance-Intensive Workloads
Providing guidance on common CPU, memory, storage, and network-related problems, this thorough and essential resource presents step-by-step instructions that will walk you through techniques for solving problems and shed light on possible causes behind the problems.
Book Duration 5h 34m Book Authors By Christopher Kusek, Matt Liebowitz, Rynardt Spies

BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

VMware Software Defined Storage: A Design Guide to the Policy-Driven, Software-Defined Storage Era
Written by a double VMware Certified Design Expert, this book presents the most in-depth look at VMware's next-generation storage technology to help solutions architects and operational teams maximize quality storage design.
Book Duration 9h 4m Book Authors By Martin Hosken

Book

VMware vSphere for Dummies
A plain-English guide to the market-leading virtualization and cloud computing technology, this practical guide provides all the information you need to understand, design, and deploy a virtual system using the VSphere environment without getting overwhelmed with technical detail.
Book Duration 4h 36m Book Authors By Dan Mitchell, Tom Keegan

Book

VMware vSphere Performance: Designing CPU, Memory, Storage, and Networking for Performance-Intensive Workloads
Providing guidance on common CPU, memory, storage, and network-related problems, this thorough and essential resource presents step-by-step instructions that will walk you through techniques for solving problems and shed light on possible causes behind the problems.
Book Duration 5h 34m Book Authors By Christopher Kusek, Matt Liebowitz, Rynardt Spies

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The Best Damn Server Virtualization Book Period: Including Vmware, Xen, and Microsoft Virtual Server
Including sample forms and templates, this book details the requirements for a virtualization project and delivers several physical to virtual migration strategies which will save both time and costs.
Book Duration 11h 46m Book Authors By Kris Buytaert, et al.

Book

VMware vSphere Design, Second Edition
Authored by two virtualization experts and packed with real-world strategies and examples, this unique book provides keen insight and solutions to help you make smart design decisions, from hardware selection, network layout, and security considerations to storage and hypervisors.
Book Duration 12h 25m Book Authors By Forbes Guthrie, Scott Lowe
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

Mastering VMware vSphere 6
Featuring comprehensive coverage of the industry-leading VMware vSphere 6 toolkit, this informative guide and valuable reference offers step-by-step instruction that walks you through installation, configuration, operation, secrity processes, and much more as you conquer the management and automation of your virtual environment.
Book Duration 16h 51m Book Authors By Grant Orchard, Josh Atwell, Nick Marshall

Book

VMware vSphere 5 Administration Instant Reference
Whether you're new to VMware vSphere or you're looking to migrate to the newest version, this concise, no-nonsense guide will get you up to speed and down to business in no time.
Book Duration 4h 42m Book Authors By Andy Daniel, Christopher Kusek, Van V. Van Noy

Book

VMware vSphere Performance: Designing CPU, Memory, Storage, and Networking for Performance-Intensive Workloads
Providing guidance on common CPU, memory, storage, and network-related problems, this thorough and essential resource presents step-by-step instructions that will walk you through techniques for solving problems and shed light on possible causes behind the problems.
Book Duration 5h 34m Book Authors By Christopher Kusek, Matt Liebowitz, Rynardt Spies

Book

Administering vSphere 5: Planning, Implementing, and Troubleshooting
Featuring examples, tips, and tricks resulting from the authors' nearly two decades of consulting and training experience, this how-to guide will save you effort and time while planning, configuring, and maintaining your vSphere 5 environment.
Book Duration 14h 50m Book Authors By Brian Eiler, John Hales, Steve Jones

Book

VMware vSphere Design, Second Edition
Authored by two virtualization experts and packed with real-world strategies and examples, this unique book provides keen insight and solutions to help you make smart design decisions, from hardware selection, network layout, and security considerations to storage and hypervisors.
Book Duration 12h 25m Book Authors By Forbes Guthrie, Scott Lowe
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FREE ACCESS

BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

The Book of VMware: The Complete Guide to VMware Workstation
Learn how to install, utilize, construct and combine your virtual machines.
Book Duration 5h 1m Book Authors By Brian Ward

Book

The VMware Workstation 5 Handbook
Teaching users the nuts and bolts of this powerful program, this guide gives administrators and developers everything they need to know in order to use VMware Workstation effectively, including how to configure, run, and troubleshoot virtual machines.
Book Duration 3h 4m Book Authors By Steven S. Warren

BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

VMware vSphere for Dummies
A plain-English guide to the market-leading virtualization and cloud computing technology, this practical guide provides all the information you need to understand, design, and deploy a virtual system using the VSphere environment without getting overwhelmed with technical detail.
Book Duration 4h 36m Book Authors By Dan Mitchell, Tom Keegan

Book

VMware Software Defined Storage: A Design Guide to the Policy-Driven, Software-Defined Storage Era
Written by a double VMware Certified Design Expert, this book presents the most in-depth look at VMware's next-generation storage technology to help solutions architects and operational teams maximize quality storage design.
Book Duration 9h 4m Book Authors By Martin Hosken

Book

The Best Damn Server Virtualization Book Period: Including Vmware, Xen, and Microsoft Virtual Server
Including sample forms and templates, this book details the requirements for a virtualization project and delivers several physical to virtual migration strategies which will save both time and costs.
Book Duration 11h 46m Book Authors By Kris Buytaert, et al.

Book

Advanced Server Virtualization: VMware and Microsoft Platforms in the Virtual Data Center
Demonstrating how to properly size and evaluate virtualization technologies, this book emphasizes the design, implementation and management of server virtualization from both a technical and consultative point of view.
Book Duration 12h 53m Book Authors By Dave McCrory, David Marshall, Wade A. Reynolds

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VMWare Server Virtualization Audit/Assurance Program
Designed to be used as a review tool and starting point, this document provides management with an independent assessment of the effectiveness of the configuration of, controls over and security of the virtualized servers operating under VMware in the enterprise's computing environment.
Book Duration 23m Book Authors By ISACA

Book

Mastering VMware NSX for vSphere
Written by a rock star in the VMware community, this book offers invaluable guidance and crucial reference for every facet of NSX, with clear explanations that go far beyond the public documentation.
Book Duration 4h 39m Book Authors By Elver Sena Sosa
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

VMware vSphere Design, Second Edition
Authored by two virtualization experts and packed with real-world strategies and examples, this unique book provides keen insight and solutions to help you make smart design decisions, from hardware selection, network layout, and security considerations to storage and hypervisors.
Book Duration 12h 25m Book Authors By Forbes Guthrie, Scott Lowe

Book

VMware vSphere Performance: Designing CPU, Memory, Storage, and Networking for Performance-Intensive Workloads
Providing guidance on common CPU, memory, storage, and network-related problems, this thorough and essential resource presents step-by-step instructions that will walk you through techniques for solving problems and shed light on possible causes behind the problems.
Book Duration 5h 34m Book Authors By Christopher Kusek, Matt Liebowitz, Rynardt Spies

BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

VMware vSphere Design, Second Edition
Authored by two virtualization experts and packed with real-world strategies and examples, this unique book provides keen insight and solutions to help you make smart design decisions, from hardware selection, network layout, and security considerations to storage and hypervisors.
Book Duration 12h 25m Book Authors By Forbes Guthrie, Scott Lowe

Book

VMware vSphere Performance: Designing CPU, Memory, Storage, and Networking for Performance-Intensive Workloads
Providing guidance on common CPU, memory, storage, and network-related problems, this thorough and essential resource presents step-by-step instructions that will walk you through techniques for solving problems and shed light on possible causes behind the problems.
Book Duration 5h 34m Book Authors By Christopher Kusek, Matt Liebowitz, Rynardt Spies

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VCP5-DCV: VMware Certified Professional-Data Center Virtualization on vSphere 5.5 Study Guide: VCP-550
Featuring real-world scenarios, hands-on exercises, and challenging review questions, this comprehensive book guides you through all the topics and objectives you'll need to know for the exam, including planning, installing, upgrading, and securing vCenter Server and ESXi; configuring networking and storage; performing basic troubleshooting; and more.
Book Duration 11h 25m Book Authors By Brian Atkinson