VMware vSphere V7 Training

Course 1743

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

This course prepares system administrators and system engineers to administer VMware vSphere® infrastructure for an organization of any size.

The VMware vSphere V7 training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 7, while providing the foundation for the majority of VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

VMware vSphere V7 Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

VMware vSphere V7 Course Benefits

Install and configure VMware ESXi™ hosts, and deploy and configure VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™

Use VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage the vCenter Server inventory and the vCenter Server configuration

Create virtual networks with vSphere standard switches, and create virtual storage using iSCSI and NFS storage

Use the vSphere Client to create virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots

This training program includes the Official VMware Content

Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

VMware vSphere V7 Course Outline

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Define the basic virtualization concepts
  • Understand how vSphere fits into the software-defined data center and cloud infrastructure
  • Understand how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, and storage
  • Recognize the user interfaces for vCenter Server system and ESXi hosts access
  • Use VMware Host Client™ to access and manage ESXi host

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Create and remove a virtual machine
  • Provision a virtual machine with virtual devices
  • Identify the files that make up a virtual machine
  • Understand the importance of VMware Tools™

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Describe the vCenter Server architecture
  • Understand how ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter Server
  • Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
  • Use the vSphere Client to manage the vCenter Server inventory
  • Add a data center, organizational objects, and hosts to vCenter Server
  • Use roles and permissions to enable users to access objects in the vCenter Server inventory
  • Back up vCenter Server Appliance
  • Monitor vCenter Server tasks, events, and appliance health
  • Use vCenter Server High Availability to protect a vCenter Server Appliance

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Create and manage standard switches
  • Describe the virtual switch connection types
  • Configure virtual switch security, traffic-shaping, and load-balancing policies
  • Compare vSphere distributed switches and standard switches

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Identify storage protocols and storage device types
  • Understand ESXi hosts using iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores
  • Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
  • Deploy virtual machines on a VMware vSAN™ datastore

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines
  • Modify and manage virtual machines
  • Create a content library and deploy virtual machines from templates in the library
  • Dynamically increase the size of a virtual disk
  • Use customization specification files to customize a new virtual machine
  • Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
  • Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
  • Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere® Replication™

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Understand CPU and memory concepts in a virtualized environment
  • Describe what overcommitment of a resource means
  • Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage
  • Use various tools to monitor resource use
  • Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Increase the vSphere environment's availability
  • Understand the vSphere HA architecture
  • Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
  • Examine the features and functions of VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
  • Configure a vSphere cluster using ESXi Cluster Quickstart
  • Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Create a vSphere DRS cluster

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Understand how VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ works
  • Use vSphere Lifecycle Manager to update ESXi hosts in a cluster

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Course FAQs

This training course is designed for system administrators and engineers with system administration experience using Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.

VMware outlines the certification requirements, here.

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