VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: Virtualization, SDDC, & ESXi Hosts

VMware vSphere 7    |    Intermediate
  • 5 Videos | 1h 22m 51s
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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.


  • identify what skills are associated with the VCP-DCV 2021 exam
    identify the core functionality provided by VMware vSphere ESXi7
    identify the basic components of a vSphere virtual machine
    recognize the core benefits of using virtualization with VMware vSphere
    recognize the core products used to build a Software-defined Data Center (SDDC)
    recognize the core purpose and benefits of creating a vSphere-based Software-defined Data Center (SDDC)
    identify the elements needed to build a scalable and well managed VMware Software-defined Data Center (SDDC)
  • identify the minimum resources needed to support ESXi hosts
    describe the hardware needs when upgrading ESXi hosts from previous versions to ESXi7.
    describe the process of interacting with a headless instance of an ESXi host
    identify the steps needed to install a vSphere ESXi host
    perform an installation of the vSphere ESXi host
    perform nested installations of vSphere ESXi on an existing ESXi host



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