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Introduction to vCenter Training, Requirements and Upgrades

This free online course describes the VMTraining datacenter, along with how to upgrade from vSphere 5.5 to vCenter 5.0.

Publisher: Workforce Academy Partnership
This free online course on vCenter Training, Requirements and Upgrades teaches you about the core of VMTraining's datacenter and network IP setup. You will learn about how to schedule upgrades via vSphere web client. Study how to use the update manager to upgrade hosts, how to edit host profiles, as well as additions and enhancements in VM hardware. The differences between clones and templates will also be covered extensively in this course.
Introduction to vCenter Training, Requirements and Upgrades
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Students

    4
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Introduction to vCenter training, requirements and updates is a free online course that has been specially designed to introduce you to the core of VMTraining's data center and network IP setup. The course highlights the importance of the Certified Virtualization Expert (CVE) exam. You will be introduced to various lab terms and conventions. Did you know that the SDDC is VMware’s paradigm for the future? Prepare yourself to learn about the functions, as well as goals of the Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC). The vCenter 5.x and ESXi host licensing model are key concepts you will need to learn about. The various steps involved in upgrading from vSphere 5.5 and vCenter to 5.0 will also be covered in this course. This course will also introduce you to the two processes used in upgrading virtual machines Completing this course will help you expand your knowledge on how to use the update manager when upgrading hosts.

This course explains the upgraded components of virtual machine hardware from version 3.5 to 5.x. You will also learn about how to schedule upgrades via vSphere web client in HW v9. The three modes of Extended Virtual Graphic Processing Unit (vGPU) will also be highlighted in this course. There are multiple types of Virtual NIC drivers (vNics) available when a VM is built. However, you will need to learn about how to switch to a new vNic driver. The features, as well as differences between clones and templates will also be covered in this course. Completing this course will help you learn how to deploy a VM from a template. You will be able to identify the features and functions of the customization specification manager. VMware converter is an important tool. You will need to learn about various converter sources, VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.5 and post conversion steps.

Furthermore, this course will provide you with an overview of host profiles, along with how to edit them. You will be familiar with the functions of vSphere 5.x ESXi image builder CLI. The vSphere 5 auto deploy process will also be covered in this course. You will also learn about the management of ESXi host and vCenter server. The Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) is another important tool used in managing ESXi. For better understanding, it is imperative that you learn about the functions and remote methods for accessing the DCUI. The specifications of the vCenter Virtual Appliance (vCSA) will also be highlighted in this course. At the end of this course, you will also gain knowledge on the installation steps and requirements of the vSphere web client. This course will be of great interest to students, researchers, and anyone with an interest in understanding vCenter training, requirements and updates . So, register for this course and start your next learning journey today.

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