30 days.


Students taking this course should have general networking and security knowledge. Before taking this course, students should take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge and experience:

  • VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [v3.0]
  • VMware vRealize Network Insight Fundamentals

Skills Gained

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

  • Explain the features and architecture of vRealize Network Insight
  • Describe the vRealize Network Insight installation processes and requirements
  • Navigate the vRealize Network Insight GUI
  • Describe major use cases for vRealize Network Insight and their benefits
  • Deploy vRealize Network Insight
  • Use vRealize Network Insight to monitor, operate, analyze, and troubleshoot the infrastructure supporting your applications

Who Can Benefit?

Network professionals and who design, build, operate, manage, and troubleshoot software-defined networking and security, and application owners who need visibility across multi-cloud environments

    Outline for VMware vRealize Network Insight: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.1] – On Demand Training

    • <b>Course Introduction</b>
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives<br><br><b>Installation and Upgrade</b>
    • Describe the new vCenter Server Appliance deployment model
    • Upgrade a vCenter Server Appliance instance to vCenter Server Appliance 7.0
    • Migrate a Windows vCenter Server instance to vCenter Server Appliance 7.0
    • Identify enhancements to vCenter Server Appliance
    • Upgrade an ESXi host to version 7.0<br><br><b>Management Enhancements</b>
    • Recognize how to create and apply vCenter Server profiles
    • Identify the scaling and performance improvements for vCenter Server Appliance
    • Describe the support provided for dynamic DNS
    • Recognize how to change the IP address or FQDN of vCenter Server
    • Identify enhancements to the vCenter Server file-based backup
    • Identify enhancements to tools provided by the vSphere Client Developer Center
    • Describe prefix-based MAC address allocation
    • Identify VMware NSX-T™ logical switches and their properties in the vSphere Client
    • Use virtual distributed port groups to connect to NSX-T Data Center logical switches
    • Use vSphere Bitfusion to support artificial intelligence and machine learning based workloads
    • Describe version control and management of VM templates in Content Library
    • Perform a VM template in-place update in Content Library
    • Describe identity federation and recognize its use cases
    • Configure identity federation
    • Manage certificates using the vSphere Client
    • Explain the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline™<br><br>4 ESXi Enhancements
    • Recognize the enhancements made to ESXi security
    • Identify hardware support updates in ESXi 7.0
    • Describe the support for AMD SEV-ES in vSphere 7
    • Recognize layout changes in the ESXi 7.0 system storage partitions
    • Describe the enhancements made to ESXi timekeeping options in vSphere 7
    • Describe the enhancement to vSphere vMotion in vSphere 7<br><br>
    • 5 VM Enhancements
    • Identify the characteristics of VM compatibility level for ESXi 7.0
    • Describe the support provided for new virtual devices in vSphere 7
    • Recognize improvements to guest customization
    • Migrate VMs with attached devices<br><br>
    • 6 Storage Enhancements
    • Describe the enhancements to NVMe support
    • Describe the enhancements to VMware Pluggable Storage Architecture
    • Describe the purpose of the High-Performance Plug-in
    • Describe the support for iSER in vSphere 7
    • Describe support for iSER in vSphere 7
    • Identify VMware vSAN™ enhancements for vSphere 7<br><br>
    • 7 Security Enhancements
    • Describe the enhancements to cloning, migration, and encryption operations
    • Identify the enhancements to the VM encryption architecture in vSphere 7
    • Recognize new VM encryption events and alarms
    • Describe the benefits and use cases of VMware vSphere® Trust Authority™
    • Explain the general architecture of vSphere Trust Authority
    • Configure vSphere Trust Authority<br><br>
    • 8 Cluster Enhancements
    • Recognize how to configure clusters using the vSphere Cluster Quickstart workflow
    • Recognize improvements to vSphere DRS
    • Identify improvements to vSphere ESX Agent Manager
    • Describe scalable shares
    • Configure VMware vSphere® DirectPath I/O™<br><br>
    • 9 vSphere Lifecycle Management
    • Describe features of vCenter Server Update Planner
    • Run vCenter Server upgrade prechecks and interoperability reports
    • Describe vSphere Lifecycle Manager
    • Compare vSphere Lifecycle Manager to vSphere Update Manager
    • Identify the components of an ESXi image
    • Describe vSphere Lifecycle Manager and NSX-T Data Center integration
    • Define a cluster image and update ESXi hosts using vSphere Lifecycle Manager<br><br>
    • 10 Introduction to VMware vSphere® with Tanzu
    • Differentiate between containers and virtual machines
    • Identify the parts of a container system
    • Recognize the steps in a basic Docker workflow
    • Explain the importance of Kubernetes
    • Recognize the basic architecture of Kubernetes
    • Describe a basic Kubernetes workflow
    • Identify the capabilities and benefits of vSphere with Tanzu
    • Describe the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service

    Product Alignment

    • vRealize Network Insight 6.1