5 days.


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

    Skills Gained

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

    • Configure and manage a VMware Tools Repository
    • Configure vSphere Replication and recover replicated VMs
    • Manage VM resource usage with resource pools
    • Configure and manage vSphere networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
    • Configure vCenter High Availability
    • Use host profiles to manage VMware ESXi host compliance
    • Use the vSphere Client to manage certificates
    • Monitor the vCenter, ESXi, and VMs performance in the vSphere client
    • Secure vCenter, ESXi, and VMs in your vSphere environment
    • Use VMware vSphere Trust Authority to secure the infrastructure for encrypted VMs
    • Use Identity Federation to configure the vCenter to use external identity sources

    Who Can Benefit?

    Experience with working at the command line is highly recommended.

      Outline for VMware vSphere: Operate Scale and Secure [V8] Training


      Course Introduction

      • Introductions and course logistics
      • Course objectives

      Virtual Machine Operations

      • Recognize the role of a VMware Tools Repository
      • Configure a VMware Tools Repository
      • Recognize the backup and restore solution for VMs
      • Identify the components in the vSphere Replication architecture
      • Deploy and configure vSphere Replication
      • Recover replicated VMs

      vSphere Cluster Operations

      • Create and manage resource pools in a cluster
      • Describe how scalable shares work
      • Describe the function of the vCLS
      • Recognize operations that might disrupt the healthy functioning of vCLS VMs

      Network Operations

      • Configure and manage vSphere distributed switches
      • Describe how VMware vSphere Network I/O Control enhances performance
      • Explain distributed switch features such as port mirroring and NetFlow
      • Define vSphere Distributed Services Engine
      • Describe the use cases and benefits of vSphere Distributed Services Engine

      Storage Operations

      • Discuss vSphere support for NVMe and iSER technologies
      • Describe the architecture and requirements of vSAN configuration
      • Describe storage policy-based management
      • Recognize components in the vSphere Virtual Volumes architecture
      • Configure Storage I/O Control

      vCenter and ESXi Operations

      • Create a vCenter backup schedule
      • Recognize the importance of vCenter High Availability
      • Explain how vCenter High Availability works
      • Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
      • Use the vSphere client to manage vSphere certificates

      vSphere Monitoring

      • Monitor the key factors that can affect a virtual machine's performance
      • Describe the factors that influence vCenter performance
      • Use vCenter tools to monitor resource use
      • Create custom alarms in vCenter
      • Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline
      • Recognize uses for Skyline Advisor Pro

      vSphere Security and Access Control

      • Recognize strategies for securing vSphere components, such as vCenter, ESXi hosts, and virtual machines
      • Describe vSphere support for security standards and protocols
      • Describe identity federation and recognize its use cases
      • Configure identity federation to allow vCenter to use an external identity provider

      vSphere Trusted Environments and VM Encryption

      • Configure ESXi Host Access and Authentication
      • Describe virtual machine security features
      • Describe the components of a VM encryption architecture
      • Create, manage, and migrate encrypted VMs
      • List VM encryption events and alarms
      • Describe the benefits and use cases of vSphere Trust Authority
      • Configure vSphere Trust Authority

      Product Alignment

      • VMware ESXi 8.0
      • VMware vCenter 8.0
      12/18/2023 - 12/22/2023
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