VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: VM Customization, Management, & Snapshots

VMware vSphere 7    |    Intermediate
  • 3 videos | 1h 10m 36s
  • Includes Assessment
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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.


  • Identify security related settings in the customization specification file
    recognize the importance of automation in provisioning vms
    identify how to use a customization specification file as part of a vm deployment cycle
    Recognize the reasons why using vmotion and storage vmotion are proactive vm management tools
    identify the differences between vmotion and storage vmotion
    recognize how to use vmotion to move a vm
  • identify best practices to accomplish a desired vmotion
    Identify files associated with vm snapshots
    understand the ways that vm settings can affect snapshots
    recognize best practices when creating snapshots
    recognize the benefits of and mechanisms behind vm snapshots


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    1.  Using Custom Specification Files to Customize VMs
    19m 39s
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    2.  Using vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion
    24m 23s
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    3.  Creating and Managing Virtual Machine Snapshots
    26m 35s


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