VMware vSphere 4.1: Planning, Installing and Administering Virtual Machines
The free online course describes the steps for planning and installing VMware, as well as the administration of VMware.Publisher: Workforce Academy Partnership
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Have you ever wondered how you can automatically install the Windows Agent on all machines, how to fix error issues encountered when trying to log on to the VCM server? VMware vSphere 4.1; Planning, Installing, and Administering Virtual Machines is a free online course that gives you an overview of installing and configuring a vSphere environment. You will quickly become familiar with the core features of vSphere, along with how to install and configure them. This course is designed for beginners, and no prior experience working with vSphere is required, you will be introduced to uncommon insights about Virtual machines. In this course, you will be exposed to how the methodology of VMware is designed in a way that you can learn it, do it, and know it. You will get to understand the challenges, needs, and requirements in the marketplace with regards to different virtualization products including all of your cloud products.
The course covers how to configure the hostname resolution and NTP server. It defines a hostname, an IP address, as well as shows how to configure the DNS and NTP settings. This course will also explore how to plan the deployment of ESX and ESXi. Completing this course will help you in identifying the physical requirements before installation. You will learn how to create and configure Virtual Machines. The steps for installing vCenter, as well as the concept of vSphere Client will also be covered. You will be guided through every step on the process of installing, and configuring ESXi and vSphere for a development and testing lab. This course helps the learner develop an understanding of how to verify that the ESXi host is accessible from vCenter server or vSphere Client. This course gives you a step-by-step guide on the ESX/ESXi server health check. With the growing popularity of VMware Infrastructure & ESX Server, numerous 3rd party tools are available for ESX Server. In this course, we are going to look at how to use several tools to administer the VMware environment.
Finally, you must have observed at this point that the management agents synchronize VMware components. It also allows you to access the ESXi host through the vSphere Client or vCenter Server, you will learn all it is to manage the ESX/ESXi infrastructure. You will learn about the basic Linux command and its importance. This course develops your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, the Log files, and other tools to analyze and solve issues. For instance, if a user can not connect to the host through the vSphere client, that host is connected and available in vCenter. Completing this course will help you learn about troubleshooting the vSphere client. It explains how to resolve issues related to multiple vSPhere Client errors, such as error messages when trying to log in using vSphere Client. This course will be of significant interest to system administrators, system engineers, support, and technical staff responsible for installation.Start Course Now
Course Introduction and Methodology
Course Introduction and Methodology - Learning Outcomes
Overview of Virtualization
Course Introduction and Methodology - Lesson Summary
Course Introduction and Methodology - Assessment
Planning and Installing ESX/ESXi
Planning and Installing ESX/ESXi - Learning Outcome
Planning the ESX/ESXi Deployment
vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) Installation
Configuring Hostname Resolution and NTP Server
Planning and Installing ESX/ESXi - Lesson Summary
Planning and Installing ESX/ESXi - Assessment
Using Tools to Administer VMware
Using Tools to Administer VMware - Learning Outcome
Overview of 3rd Party Tools
Linux Command Review
Troubleshooting the vSphere Client (VIC)
Using Tools to Administer a VMware - Lesson Summary
Using Tools to Administer VMware - Assessment
Upon the successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Describe VMware Virtual Cloud Network and the ESX/ESXi
Data Center architecture.
- Describe the ESX/ESXi Data Center components and their main functions.
- Explain the ESX/ESXi Center key features and benefits.
- Identify networking problems based on reported symptoms.
- Discuss how to validate and troubleshoot the reported networking problem.
- Analyze storage failure scenarios using a logical troubleshooting methodology.
- Explain how to troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes.
- Identify and validate VMware ESXi host and VMware vCenter Server problems.
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