VMware vSphere: What’s New v6 - nanforiberica

Descripción del curso

VMware vSphere: What’s New is a hands-on training course that explores the newest features and enhancements in VMware vCenter Server™ 6 and VMware ESXi™ 6. Real-world use case deployment scenarios, hands-on lab exercises, and lecture material teach the skills you need to effectively implement and configure VMware vSphere® 6. This class is recommended for customers who want to deploy vSphere 6 into their existing vSphere environment.


Objetivos del curso

By the end of this course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Discuss the key enhancements made to vSphere 6
  • Determine when to apply increased maximum configuration allowances in vSphere 6
  • Configure new ESXi security and account management features
  • Apply vSphere 6 upgrade and deployment processes to ESXi and vCenter Server
  • Determine when to deploy the different VMware Platform Services Controller™ models
  • Discuss the differences between VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client in the vSphere 6 release
  • Upgrade virtual machines to virtual hardware version 11
  • Apply the uses and benefits of VMware vRealize™ Operations Manager™
  • Configure storage policies
  • Create and use virtual volumes
  • Allocate network resources by using VMware vSphere® Network I/O Control
  • Migrate running virtual machines between vCenter Server instances by using VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™
  • Discuss the key enhancements made to VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance



    vSphere administrators, systems engineers and operators who have attended vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage V5.x or have the equivalent experience.


    Duración del curso

    Two (2) days of instructor-led classroom training. 50% lecture, 50% hands-on lab


    Módulos del curso

    1. Course Introduction

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course goals and objectives
    • Online vSphere resources
    • Location of online vSphere documentation

      2. Introduction to vSphere 6

      • Discuss vSphere 6 feature enhancements
      • Describe how vRealize Operations Manager is used to manage the software-defined data center

        3. Install and Upgrade

        • Discuss the differences between vSphere 5.5 and vSphere 6 installation process.
        • Confirm the system requirements for each component of vSphere 6
        • Determine which vCenter Server deployment mode is required.
        • Discuss the vSphere 6 upgrade process
        • Discuss vSphere 6 installation media
        • Determine the correct database option for various deployment scenarios of vSphere 6

          4. Compute Enhancements

          • Discuss the enhancements to vSphere 6 scalability and performance
          • Discuss the additional features to support hot-plug and SMART solid-state drives
          • Discuss the improvements to lockdown settings 
          • Discuss how virtual hardware 11 extends virtual machine resource configurations
          • Discuss how hot-add memory is distributed across NUMA nodes in vSphere 6

            5. Management Enhancements

            • Discuss VMware vCenter™ Single Sign-On™ authentication process
            • Discuss new features of vSphere 6 Certificate Authority
            • Discuss certificate-based guest authorization
            • Discuss how ESXi hosts and vCenter Server communicate securely over SSL
            • Describe changes for ESXi certificate replacement
            • Discuss upgrading the vSphere License Service
            • License ESXi 6 and vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client

              6. Storage Enhancements

              • Discuss VMware vSphere® API for Storage Awareness™
              • Configure storage-based policies
              • Discuss share reservations and file locking
              • Discuss the benefits and effects of NFS 4.1 with vSphere.
              • Discuss Kerberos and Remote Procedure Call (RPC) header authentication

                7. Network Enhancements

                • Work with Network I/O Control
                • Upgrade Network I/O Control to version 3
                • Enable network resource management on a vSphere distributed switch
                • Configure bandwidth allocation for system and virtual machine traffic based on shares, reservations, and limits
                • Discuss how IPv6 is supported in the vSphere 6 release

                  8. Availability Enhancements

                  • Discuss enhancements made to vSphere vMotion
                  • Migrate virtual machine across vCenter Server instances by using vSphere vMotion
                  • Discuss the multiprocessor fault tolerance features and symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) capabilities in vSphere 6
                  • Discuss the benefits of VMware vCloud® Air™
                  • Describe how vCloud Air integrates with vSphere 6