EDU-VSTS8

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V8] Training

This five-day training course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 8 environment. This course increases your skill level and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client™, log files, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.
Course Details

Duration

5 days

Prerequisites

This course requires completion of one the following courses: VCP-DCV certification, VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage, or VMware vSphere: Operate, Scale and Secure. The course material presumes that you can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:
  • Install and configure ESXi
  • Install vCenter Server
  • Create vCenter Server objects, such as data centers and folders
  • Create and modify a standard switch
  • Create and modify a distributed switch
  • Connect an ESXi host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
  • Create a VMware vSphere VMFS datastore
  • Modify a virtual machine's hardware
  • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource SchedulerTM cluster
  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere HA cluster
  • Basic knowledge of command line tools like ESXCLI, DCLI, and PowerCLI

Target Audience

  • System Architects
  • System Administrators

Skills Gained

  • Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
  • Use command-line interfaces, log files, and the vSphere Client to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
  • Explain the purpose of common vSphere log files
  • Identify networking issues based on reported symptoms
  • Validate and troubleshoot the reported networking issue
  • Identify the root cause of networking issue
  • Implement the appropriate resolution to recover from networking problems
  • Analyze storage failure scenarios using a logical troubleshooting methodology
  • identify the root cause of storage failure
  • Apply the appropriate resolution to resolve storage failure problems
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios
  • Analyze possible vSphere cluster failure causes
  • Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
  • Identify and validate VMware ESXiTM host and VMware vCenter® problems
  • Analyze failure scenarios of ESXi host and vCenter problems
  • Select the correct resolution for the failure of ESXi host and vCenter problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine problems, including migration problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems
  • Troubleshoot performance problems with vSphere components
Course Outline
  • Introduction to Troubleshooting
    • Define the scope of troubleshooting
    • Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
    • Apply troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency
  • Troubleshooting Tools
    • Discuss the various methods to run commands
    • Discuss the various ways to access ESXi Shell
    • Use commands to view, configure, and manage your vSphere components
    • Use the vSphere CLI
    • Use ESXCLI commands from the vSphere CLI
    • Use Data Center CLI commands
    • Identify the best tool for command-line interface troubleshooting
    • Identify important log files for troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi
    • Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware SkylineTM
    • Explain how VMware Skyline works
    • Describe VMware SkylineTM Health
    • Describe VMware Skyline AdvisorTM
  • Troubleshooting Virtual Networking
    • Analyze and troubleshoot standard switch problems
    • Analyze and troubleshoot virtual machine connectivity problems
    • Analyze and troubleshoot management network problems
    • Analyze and troubleshoot distributed switch problems
  • Troubleshooting Storage
    • Discuss the vSphere storage architecture
    • Identify the possible causes of problems in the various types of datastores
    • Analyze the common storage connectivity and configuration problems
    • Discuss the possible storage problems causes
    • Solve the storage connectivity problems, correct misconfigurations, and restore LUN visibility
    • Review vSphere storage architecture and functionality necessary to troubleshoot storage problems
    • Use ESXi and Linux commands to troubleshoot storage problems
    • Analyze log file entries to identify the root cause of storage problems
    • Investigate ESXi storage issues
    • Troubleshoot VM snapshots
    • Troubleshoot storage performance problems
    • Review multipathing
    • Identify the common causes of missing paths, including PDL and APD conditions
    • Solve the missing path problems between hosts and storage devices
  • Troubleshooting vSphere Clusters
    • Identify and troubleshoot vSphere HA problems
    • Analyze and solve vSphere vMotion problems
    • Diagnose and troubleshoot common vSphere DRS problems
  • Troubleshooting Virtual Machines
    • Discuss virtual machine files and disk content IDs
    • Identify, analyze, and solve virtual machine snapshot problems
    • Troubleshoot virtual machine power-on problems
    • Identify possible causes and troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
    • Diagnose and recover from VMware Tools installation failures
  • Troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi
    • Analyze and solve vCenter Server service problems
    • Diagnose and troubleshoot vCenter Server database problems
    • Use vCenter Server Appliance shell and the Bash shell to identify and solve problems
    • Identify and troubleshoot ESXi host problems
  • Product Alignment
    • VMware ESXi 8.0
    • VMware vCenter Server 8.0
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