30 days.


You must complete one of the following prerequisites:

  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7] course
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
  • Experience with working at the command line is highly recommended.

Skills Gained

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

  • Configure and manage vSphere networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
  • Use VMware vSphere® Trust Authority™ to secure the infrastructure for encrypted VMs
  • Manage VM resource usage with resource pools
  • Use VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage certificates
  • Use host profiles to manage VMware ESXi™ host compliance
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators for compute, storage, and networking resources for ESXi hosts
  • Use Identity Federation to configure VMware vCenter Server® to use external identity sources
  • Create and manage a content library for deploying virtual machines
  • Optimize the performance in the vSphere environment, including vCenter Server

Outline for VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V7] - On Demand Training


Attending this course meets the training requirement to achieve the following certification:

  • VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)