VMware VCP-DCV vSphere 7: VM Provisioning, Tools, Files, & Containers

VMware vSphere 7    |    Intermediate
  • 4 Videos | 1h 31m 35s
  • Includes Assessment
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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.


  • identify key resources used in provisioning a virtual machine
    identify vSphere tools used to provision a virtual machine
    recognize the correct settings to create a VM for a desired purpose
    identify methods to upgrade and verify VMware tools
    describe methods of validating VMware Tools operation
    identify the available capabilities on a system where VMware Tools have been installed
    recognize the importance of installing VMware Tools
    recognize the different types of files used by ESXi to launch a VM
  • describe the process used to create different VM files by VMware
    recognize the use of different types of VM files in VMware
    identify differences between VM files in VMware
    recognize the requirements for vSphere Integrated Containers
    enumerate advantages of using vSphere Integrated Containers over other solutions
    describe how containers work to provide service solutions
    compare containers and virtual machines



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